Beware Of Praise

A spiritually elevated person is sensitive to being unduly praised. He feels uncomfortable. Although people who praise him may be well-meaning, but he nevertheless feels uncomfortable. He feels uncomfortable because, … Continue reading “Beware Of Praise”

Gurbani Teaches That Speaking Truth Is Not Slandering

We learn from the Gurbani that if we speak the truth (ਸਚ-Sach) about something or somebody, then it is not slandering (ਨਿੰਦਾ-Nindaa) or condemnation of it. That is, to call … Continue reading “Gurbani Teaches That Speaking Truth Is Not Slandering”

Slander Me Well, O People!

All the Gurus and the Bhagats were linked with Truth (ਸਚ). They always spoke truth; and truth hurts many like hell! Being established in the Mool (Source, Jot…), they cared … Continue reading “Slander Me Well, O People!”

Kabeer Sahib and his slanderer

A little story may help us understand the deadly nature of slandering. Kabeer Sahib had a jealous neighbor, whose only pastime was to slander (Nindaa) Kabeer. One day the foolish … Continue reading “Kabeer Sahib and his slanderer”

The Dragon and the Slanderer

ਅਰੜਾਵੈ ਬਿਲਲਾਵੈ ਨਿੰਦਕੁ ॥ ਪਾਰਬ੍ਰਹਮੁ ਪਰਮੇਸਰੁ ਬਿਸਰਿਆ ਅਪਣਾ ਕੀਤਾ ਪਾਵੈ ਨਿੰਦਕੁ ॥੧॥ ਰਹਾਉ ॥ ਜੇ ਕੋਈ ਉਸ ਕਾ ਸੰਗੀ ਹੋਵੈ ਨਾਲੇ ਲਏ ਸਿਧਾਵੈ ॥ ਅਣਹੋਦਾ ਅਜਗਰੁ ਭਾਰੁ ਉਠਾਏ ਨਿੰਦਕੁ ਅਗਨੀ … Continue reading “The Dragon and the Slanderer”