Death Is Not To Be Feared

The mind finds it hard to accept the idea that existence contains life and also death. However, life is not logical as the mind! The reality is: If there is … Continue reading “Death Is Not To Be Feared”

What comes and goes is not Real

The Gurbani’s edict is what comes and goes is time-bound, thus unreal (“ਸੋ ਕਾਚੋ ਕਾਚਾ”). In other words, that which is Real never ends, and that which ends is not … Continue reading “What comes and goes is not Real”

How Do We Become Maya’s Muhataaj

Muhataaj ( ਮੁਹਤਾਜ ) = necessitous, needy, indigent, subservient, dependence, slave of, in control of, ਗੁਲਾਮ, ਪਰ ਅਧੀਨ, ਲੋੜਵੰਦ, ਅਰਥੀਆ … Bemuhataaj ( ਬੇਮੁਹਤਾਜ or ਵੇਮੁਹਤਾਜ ) – is the … Continue reading “How Do We Become Maya’s Muhataaj”

What is Maya?

The Gurbani provides answers to spiritual inquiries such as: (1) What’s Maya? (2) How does Maya subjugate us mortals? (3) How can mortals transcend Maya?… First, what’s Maya? Maya’s delusive … Continue reading “What is Maya?”

Aatam Tirath

Aatam (ਆਤਮ) = one’s own soul, personal, pertaining to one’s own self… Tirath (ਤੀਰਥ) = a sacred place, a place of pilgrimage, a holy spot, a shrine… Combining these two … Continue reading “Aatam Tirath”

Self-Transcendence

Linking back with the Mool (call it Realisation of God, Reality, Truth, or whatever you like) is the goal of human birth. The Gurbani time and again indicates that this … Continue reading “Self-Transcendence”

Nature of Joti-Svaroopa

The Gurbani tries many ways guiding us in driving away our ignorance. Furthermore, it stresses many ways the gains (Laahaa-ਲਾਹਾ) of imbibing in the True Knowledge (Divine Wisdom, ਸੱਚ ਦਾ ਗਿਆਨ, … Continue reading “Nature of Joti-Svaroopa”

Know the Mool – Who Am I?

The Supreme Message of the Gurbani is (if we want to put it in words): Know Yourself, Recognize or Realize Your Mool (Origin, Root, Source, Reality, Truth – Jot Saroop…). … Continue reading “Know the Mool – Who Am I?”