REVIEW OF MIRACLES IN SIKHISM
In Sikh history two episodes come to mind, where miracles happening or performing led to serious consequences;
1. Baba Atal Rai son of Guru Hargobind has to give up his life at the tender age of nine for innocently performing a miracle.
2. Ram Rai son of...
This word appears in Sabd Guru many times. It is used to define a spiritualy ignorant individual. It does not mean that such a person is a bad. He/she may be well read but does not subdue his lower instincts of greed and ego to follow the path of spirituality. Sikh...
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Evolution as per Sabd Guru
ਜੇਤੇ ਦਾਣੇ ਅੰਨ ਕੇ ਜੀਆ ਬਾਝੁ ਨ ਕੋਇ ॥ ਪਹਿਲਾ ਪਾਣੀ ਜੀਉ ਹੈ ਜਿਤੁ ਹਰਿਆ ਸਭੁ ਕੋਇ ॥
Jeṯe ḏāṇe ann ke jī▫ā bājẖ na ko▫e. Pahilā pāṇī jī▫o hai jiṯ hari▫ā sabẖ ko▫e.
As many as are the grains...
IMHO Guru is telling to make use of this life for spiritual progress and enjoy the bliss rather than wasting it in sensory pleasures you Moorakh. You have a right to make your own conclusions/meanings what ever suits you.
God is compassionate, merciful, forgiving and hundreds (Uncountable) attributes. Then wehy It is not transparent about past and future?
ਜਬ ਕਛੁ ਨ ਸੀਓ ਤਬ ਕਿਆ ਕਰਤਾ ਕਵਨ ਕਰਮ ਕਰਿ ਆਇਆ ॥ ਅਪਨਾ ਖੇਲੁ ਆਪਿ ਕਰਿ ਦੇਖੈ ਠਾਕੁਰਿ ਰਚਨੁ ਰਚਾਇਆ ॥
Jab kacẖẖ na sī­o ṯab ki­ā karṯā kavan karam kar ā­i­ā...
There are some other references in the AGGS where it clearly says that no one knows about the past or future; Guru Nanak, ponders in Raag Malar on the next life, AGGS, Page, 1289-6:
ਕਹਾਂ ਤੇ ਆਇਆ ਕਹਾਂ ਏਹੁ ਜਾਣੁ ॥ਜੀਵਤ ਮਰਤ ਰਹੈ ਪਰਵਾਣੁ ॥ਹੁਕਮੈ ਬੂਝੈ ਤਤੁ ਪਛਾਣੈ ॥ ਇਹੁ ਪਰਸਾਦੁ ਗੁਰੂ ਤੇ ਜਾਣੈ ॥...
Dear Aman Ji,
The cause of this problem isd intolrance which in itself is a character defect. The cause of the later is ego. I have an article on it in the archives of the forum which could answer some of the questions. Intolerance is the lack of ability or willingness to accept something and...
God Being Nirgun and Sargun
<?"urn:The creator has been projected as “Nirgun” (with out attributes of Maya or unseen) and “Sargun (with attributes of Maya/Mother Nature). God has said to possess no qualities when He has drawn the world within Him. He is said to possess all qualities when He...
The word Allahu/ ਅਲਹੁ have been used in AGGS many times by Guru Nanak, Guru Arjan, Kabir, and Namdev for the One Creator, which created all the creation. Every human has a right to call the Creator according to his understanding. Following are the...
Dear Twinkle Ji,
I agree with you and thanks for sharing all the references and I fully enjoyed them.
#7 should be read with the next line than it becomes more pertinent;
ਬੀਜੇ ਬਿਖੁ ਮੰਗੈ ਅੰਮ੍ਰਿਤੁ ਵੇਖਹੁ ਏਹੁ ਨਿਆਉ ॥੨॥
Bīje bikẖ mangai amriṯ vekẖhu ehu ni▫ā▫o. ||2||
He sows seeds of...
Dear Seeker Ji,
Let us take these one by one;
Avoid Greed, falsehood, cheating and slandering
Avoid Anger and the pleasures of self-praises
Avoid Harsh words
Greed one of the lower instincts of humans born with is defined as an excessive desire to...
Karma contains the beginning and the end of all philosophical speculation. It demonstrates a casual relationship between the Infinite and the finite. Karma is that Infinite Power which adjusts each effect to its...
King John Ji,
As understand your question there are five vices to be controled and five virtues to be developed i order to be on the path of spirituality;
FIVE VICES/ਅਵਗੁਣ & FIVE VIRTUES/ ਗੁਣ
In Sikh faith Lust, Anger, Greed, Attachment, and Ego are five vices. And five...
HOW TO LIVE IN GOD’ S WILL/ਭਾਣਾ
Willingness, honesty, open mind, and humility are indispensable principles to accept God’s Will as Guru willed person (ਗੁਰਮੁਖਿ). Faith is necessary but alone it can avail nothing. We can have faith and can still keep God out of our lives. We have to...
The Doctrine of reincarnation teaches that the eternal Conscience of man lives many successive lives on earth occupying every time a human form and continually progressing toward perfection. It must be carefully distinguished from a certain teaching which often...