Don’t Take Anything At Face Value

The Gurmat (Wisdom, Upadesh or Way of the Sri Guru Granth Sahib, SGGS) makes us  Wise (ਗਿਆਨਵਾਨ, ਤਰਕਸ਼ੀਲ, ਬਿਬੇਕੀ, ਪਾਰਖੂ …), NOT followers of blind faith (ਅੰਧ ਵਿਸ਼ਵਾਸ਼ੀ, ਸ਼ਰਧਾਵਾਨ). A … Continue reading “Don’t Take Anything At Face Value”

No Taker of Knowledge

The Sri Guru Granth Sahib (SGGS) proclaims people are not interested in taking or receiving the Divine Knowledge, let alone applying it to one’s daily life! ਕਬੀਰਾ ਏਕੁ ਅਚੰਭਉ ਦੇਖਿਓ … Continue reading “No Taker of Knowledge”

Gursikhs Solve the Riddle

As indicated by the following verses, one who has truly become the Gursikh (i.e. a student or learner of the Sri Guru Granth Sahib, SGGS), he searches the Gur-Shabad and … Continue reading “Gursikhs Solve the Riddle”

It Is The Mind That Should Bathe In The Pool Of Spiritual Knowledge

The Gurbani addresses human mind, and Awakens it – it’s the mirror for the mind. As medicine is for the alive people not for dead, similarly the Wisdom of the … Continue reading “It Is The Mind That Should Bathe In The Pool Of Spiritual Knowledge”

It Is Mind That Needs To Become Sikh

Sikh is the Conscious (Surat – ਸੁਰਤ), NOT the physical body-frame. Hence, regardless of religion, family of birth, color or nationality, anybody can become a Sikh! Therefore in Sikhi — … Continue reading “It Is Mind That Needs To Become Sikh”

O Wandering Mind! Come Home

The Sri Guru Granth Sahib (SGGS) calls mind “Pavan Man(u) – ਪਵਨ ਮਨੁ” (i.e., wind like – wavering, restless, wandering, Mayaic…), and “Pardaesee – ਪਰਦੇਸੀ” (i.e., wandering mind, strange, alien, foreigner, … Continue reading “O Wandering Mind! Come Home”

Gurbani Defines True Teerath Or Place Of Pilgrimage In Sikhi

Gurbani says all shrines and pilgrimage places (Teerath Asthaan) are within only if we were to understand it! Defying the Gurmat (Wisdom, Giaan, Upadesh or Way of the SGGS…), however, … Continue reading “Gurbani Defines True Teerath Or Place Of Pilgrimage In Sikhi”

True Guide Of Practical Spirituality

The Gurbani is a true Guide of practical spirituality. For the Sri Guroo Granth Sahib (SGGS) is very practical, down-to-earth… Spirituality is not merely going to a Gurdwara once a … Continue reading “True Guide Of Practical Spirituality”

Gurbani Says All Shrines And Pilgrimage Are Within Only If We Were To Understand It!

The Gurbani is Universal in every way. For example, if one were to understand the Gurbani, it tells the entire humanity as to where all shrines and pilgrimage are! Consider … Continue reading “Gurbani Says All Shrines And Pilgrimage Are Within Only If We Were To Understand It!”

Mool Realization Cannot Be Made To An Order

Abidance in one’s True Nature (Jot Saroop, Truth, Wisdom, Virtues…) cannot be given to someone as a ready-made package or as a mundane gift. According to the Gurbani, each one … Continue reading “Mool Realization Cannot Be Made To An Order”