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Discussion in 'Questions and Answers' started by justosh, Sep 23, 2012.

  1. justosh

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    Waheguru Ji ka Khalsa Waheguru Ji ki Fateh.

    sadh sangat ji.

    i would like to ask two questions in this thread.

    after the first one has been answered i will proceed on the the next one.



    quite simply, what does Waheguru mean.

    :)
     
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    Short answer, from what I've gathered; Wahe means Wonderful & Guru means teacher. Waheguru is the Wonderful Teacher.
     
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  4. justosh

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    right but is that how we are meant to see God?
     
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    I think so!
     
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    YES..Thats what we are supposed to...say/feel..when we "SEE" what WAHEGURU actually IS..and DOES...His Cosmos..His nature..His Natural Laws in Action..the Galaxies and Planets swinging through space..his Earths exploding in volcanic eruptions..His flowers blooming.His Oceans stirring..His mountains soaring...WAH WAH WAH...OH WONDERFUL..WONDER..OH What a WONDER..HE IS..BEYOND WORDS..descriptions..BEYOND BEYOND...WAH...GURU...
     
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    Sat Nam _/|\_
    I've also read that it can be translated as:

    Wahe (Wow!) cheerleader
    GuRu (Your Light removes the darkness!)

    Its probably a new agey version, but it feels so true. The Divine Teacher is Wow! (so awesome/wonderful beyond description/exciting to the heart that connects with it) and takes us from a place of ignorance(darkness) to wisdom (light/bliss).

    I'm wondering what Sikhs think of what I italicized. Am I getting it right? For me, I have fallen love lately with exclaiming in my heart: "Vahe! Guruuuuu!" as if I'm in a state of awe and "thinking as if..." .

    peacesignkaur
     
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    Namjiwan Ji..

    Thats EXACTLY as it appears in the SGGS.....its WOW WOW WOW and more WOW....waheguru, waheguru, waheguru..waheguru..waheguru..waheguru...wahe JIO...and translated as you did...japposatnamwaheguru:
     
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    From what i have heard waheguru means wonderful is my lord who brought me out of the darkness into the light.

    Hope that helps waheguru ji
     
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    Waheguru is the Gurmantar that would eradicate the darkness (spiritual)

    It took 36 yugs for the formation of the Gurmantar 'WAHEGURU' 9 Yugs each for Wa, He, Gu & Ru. So one can imagine the intense power of Waheguru. It's the Waheguru thats operating the numerous galaxies & the Waheguru Naam is consistent that is keeping all things intact. The moment Waheguru Naam stops all will vanish .... so it's all the will of the All Mighty AKAL PURAKH.
     
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    Where is this written?
     
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    _/|\_ SatNam

    How can we not prostrate at the WaheGuru's Divine Feet when we realize this? How can we not humbled into recognizing how we are little specks of dust compared to this !ALLMIGHTINESS!?

     
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    Close it's not 36 but 4 Yugs, at least that's how it appears in Bhai Gurdas Ji's Vaars. Where are you getting 36 from?
     
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    It is 4 yugs or ages and the different references to God as according to vedas.

    Wa- from Vasudev
    He- from Hari
    Gu- from Gobind
    Ru- from Ram


    After some researching a while back, I concluded that there are different derivations and descriptions for the 'waheguru' reference.

    In addition to above, there is the 'wah' as explained earlier meaning wonderful
    There is also the- 'Wahed' meaning One and Only in persian.
    This gives the ''one and only Guru''

    Lastly, there is also
    WA- Wa or wow!!- amazing, astonishing
    HE- Means everywhere and anywhere
    GU- Meaning Darkness
    RU- Meaning Light.

    GURU- from here can mean ''going from Darkness to Light''
    This being that can transform dark to light is also what 'Enlightened' means
     
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    YUG...YUG...YUGH...is the "sound" of milk coming out from a Six Gallon Bottle I drink from daily...and after reading this post i counted....and it takes exactly 36 YUGH...YUGH...YUGH..to completely empty it of all the milk...WAHEGURU. Maybe the 36 figure came from that ???icecreammunda
     
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    I suspect it might actually have to do with the glugs to finish a six gallon strawberry milkshake. icecreammundaicecreamkudiicecreamkudiicecreammundaicecreamkudiicecreammunda

    PS- Just so you know, I am not trying to be disrespectful of anything about this conversation. I just thought of the glugging I do when drinking Wendy's Frosty's through a straw. :)
     
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    Meditation for Beginners by Gyani ji

    Meditation is about as easy as pouring milk. Really, it's so simple. Get a carton of milk and get yourself a really big glass. Now pour the milk in to the glass such that the air goes into the carton to replace milk at such a speed that it makes the sound "yug" and makes it 36 times. Here is the crucial bit. Say "Wa" over the first nine "yug" sounds as you pour milk into your glass. Say "Hay" over the next nine "yug" sounds. Say "Gu" over the next nine and "Ru" over the next nine.

    Namjiwan ji "Gyani ji, that works not just for pouring milk but drinking it as well. I like to make a strawberry milkshake out of it, then drink it in 36 Glugs."

    BhagatSingh "Namjivan ji you are an expert at this. Try going further. So we have poured milk, drank it but can you meditate while you excrete it. The trick is to pee at the right..."
     
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    A man in a pug
    drank milk from a jug
    for 36 times it went yug
    until he came across a bug
    he gave it a hug
    and together they danced on the rug
    before peeing together
    in a hole in the ground
    that was freshly dug.
     
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    _/|\_ Sat Nam

    Where can I learn about this? Its mysticism so its right up my alley. I'd love to learn more.

    Blessed Be kudihug
    Nam Jiwan

     
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    ???
     
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    What was I doing with my life before I found this board?
    :grinningsingh:
     
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