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”

Crowds of people follow the path of Pakhand

Not on the Way of Truth, but, the Gurbani asserts crowds and crowds of people are attracted to the path of Pakhandvaad (ਪਖੰਡਵਾਦ) in the world — the path of Karamkaand … Continue reading “Crowds of people follow the path of Pakhand”

Uphill Climb

It’s relatively easy to walk downhill. But not so easy to climb uphill! The Way of the Sri Guru Granth Sahib (Gurmati, Shabad-Upadesh, spiritual Wisdom of the Gurbani, Brahm-Giaan…) is … Continue reading “Uphill Climb”

Birth Is The Proof Of Impending Death

As sunrise is the proof of immanent sunset or as the morning is the proof of approaching night, similarly, birth of an entity is the proof of it’s impending death. … Continue reading “Birth Is The Proof Of Impending Death”

Gurbani Says Only A Rare Person Realizes Truth

The Gurbani says a person who has realized Truth (ਅਸਲੇ ਦੀ ਸਮਝ, ਮੂਲ ਦੀ ਸਮਝ…) is rare. Because, sincere willingness is very rare, earnestness is very rare, true faith is … Continue reading “Gurbani Says Only A Rare Person Realizes Truth”

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”

To Be Born Is One Thing But To Be Truly Alive Quite Another!

The Gurbani’s edict (ਫੈਸਲਾ) is that unless one is spiritually Awakened, he is not yet alive — he is as dead (Aatmac Maut-ਆਤਮਕ ਮੌਤੇ ਮਰਿਆ)! Consider the following verses (and … Continue reading “To Be Born Is One Thing But To Be Truly Alive Quite Another!”

Belly Stuffed And Empty Mind

It’s good to have a healthy body. But, a healthy body is not enough. A healthy mind is also needed to guide it properly. The instrument of the body — … Continue reading “Belly Stuffed And Empty Mind”

Falsehood Cannot Propagate Truth

The Gurbani asserts Jhooth (falsehood, untruth — Maya) cannot propagate Sach (Truth). Because, both — Jhooth and Sach — are of opposing nature, incompatible. In other words, falsehood cannot influence … Continue reading “Falsehood Cannot Propagate Truth”

Truth Is Not Realized Until…

Truth is not an acquisition that has to be sought. It is a realization and an Awakening. The Gurbani tells us that we cannot realize or Awaken Truth (ਸਚ…) until … Continue reading “Truth Is Not Realized Until…”