Isn't this bani contradicting the idea that you should be a zombie
ਨਾਨਕ ਸਤਿਗੁਰਿ ਭੇਟਿਐ ਪੂਰੀ ਹੋਵੈ ਜੁਗਤਿ ॥
O Nanak, meeting the True Guru, one comes to know the Perfect Way.
ਹਸੰਦਿਆ ਖੇਲੰਦਿਆ ਪੈਨੰਦਿਆ ਖਾਵੰਦਿਆ ਵਿਚੇ ਹੋਵੈ ਮੁਕਤਿ ॥2॥
While laughing, playing, dressing and eating, he is liberated. ||2||...
In order to cross the worldy Ocean, we need to find the sangat. Within the sangat we will remove our impurities. We do this by japing the Jap of the lord day and night, And keeping the Jap within our heart. Through this mercy we overcome ego and cross the worldy Ocean without drowning.
According to Bhai Gurdas Ji in Vaaran 1 Pauri 48 , sikhs had asked Guru Hargobind how many gurus would come after him.
ਜੁਗਿ ਜੁਗਿ ਸਤਿਗੁਰ ਧਰੇ ਅਵਤਾਰੀ ॥੪੮॥
Jougi Jougi Satiguru Dharay Avataaree ॥48॥
Four more Gurus will come to earth (yuga 2, yuga 2 i.e. 2+2=4)
From Punjabi teeka ਪਰੰਤੂ ਹੋਰ...
i want to learn to read the guru granth sahib. Which language do you think i should start with. Guru Nanak and Guru Arjun both wrote in Sanskrit and they were the biggest contributes so should i learn Sanskrit first?
I probably wouldn't have heard of Sikhism if i wasn't born into a sikh family. But it wasn't until i was 22 that i started caring and everything good i learn't was from my own research. Before that i was shifting between agnostic or athiest.
I've been looking at what historical sources say about which bani was read for amrit sanchar and found this comment by another user.
But i've found the following sources recently.
Guru kian Sakhian which is based on information in the Bhatt Vehis. It says Jap, Jaap, Sawayas, Anand and...