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Crowds of people follow the path of Pakhand

The Gurbani asserts crowds and crowds of people are attracted to the path of Pakhandvaad (ਪਖੰਡਵਾਦ) in the world — the path of Karamkaand (empty rituals …), the path of hypocrisy, …

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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 …

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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. …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 — …

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Gurbani Says People Are Not Interested In The Divine Knowledge

There is the expression to the effect that “knowledge is power”. But the question is: What kind of Knowledge is true power? Any knowledge that’s divisive, that does not give …

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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 …

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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), …

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