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 stresses on the importance and need of Internal Cleanliness and not the external one. Because, it’s the mind that must become pure and truthful. As far as the … Continue reading “It Is The Mind That Should Bathe In The Pool Of Spiritual Knowledge”

It Is Mind That Needs To Become Sikh

The Gurbani (Sri Guru Granth Sahib, SGGS) is written at the level of the mind, for it’s the mind that must become Enlightened with the Spiritual Knowledge of the Gurbani. … 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…), and “Pardaesee – ਪਰਦੇਸੀ” (i.e., wandering mind, strange, alien, foreigner, looking … Continue reading “O Wandering Mind! Come Home”

Gurbani Defines True Teerath Or Place Of Pilgrimage In Sikhi

Under the influence of Bikaar (lust, anger, greed, etc.), even if you were to visit all five Takhat, you will have nothing to show for — your efforts will be … 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

One must do it himself / herself! Nobody else can do it for you (“ਹੋਰਨਿ ਕਾਰਜੁ ਨ ਹੋਈ”). To put it otherwise, Mool-realization cannot be given to someone as a … Continue reading “Mool Realization Cannot Be Made To An Order”

Truth Is Not Realized Until…

The Gurbani tells us that we cannot realize or practice Truth (ਸਚ…) until we are pure in Heart: ਸੁਚਿ ਹੋਵੈ ਤਾ ਸਚੁ ਪਾਈਐ ॥੨॥: ||2|| If you are pure (within), … Continue reading “Truth Is Not Realized Until…”