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  1. Dr Karminder Singh

    Does Kaam Mean Lust Or Worldly Desires? Meaning Of Kaam As Per Gurmat

    ਰਸੁ ਸੁਇਨਾ ਰਸੁ ਰੁਪਾ ਕਾਮਣਿ ਰਸੁ ਪਰਮਲ ਕੀ ਵਾਸੁ ॥ Russ Soena Russ Ruppa Kaaman Russ Parmal Ki vaas Sikhs, on cue from our ragis and parcharaks, have translated Kaam as sex and lust. They further translate Kaaman as woman. Kaaman, after all is one who is “absorbed and imbued in Kaam.” With Kaam...
  2. A

    Kaam: Lust Or Desire?

    According to the Sikh view, and wherever in SGGS reference is made to "kaam", is it specifically referring to only sexual lust, or does it mean desire in general (which includes desire for sexual lust, and all other desires like desire for materialism, etc.) Just looking for a more accurate...
  3. BhagatSingh

    General God The Water (BoSKD 3)

    Bani of Sant Kabir Das, Shabad #3, starts in the middle of page 323, followed by more of his shabads. Having been introduced to Kabir's philosophy and belief system, and his meditation experiences (in 1 and 2), we now explore Kabir's writings in depth, we explore various themes, different...
  4. spnadmin

    Does The Desire For Prosperity Conflict With Religious Values?

    Rabbi REUVEN BULKA is head of Congregation Machzikei Hadas in Ottawa and host of Sunday night with Rabbi Bulka on 580 CFRA. The simple answer to this is linked to, but not the same as, another question, i.e., whether prosperity itself, rather than the desire for prosperity, conflicts with...
  5. Astroboy

    General Thought Forms, Elementals, And The Desire Mind

    Thought Forms, Elementals, and the Desire Mind by Robert Wilkinson From The Magic of Space, Chapter VI, "Thought," we find our thoughts and desires have more power than we imagine. Elementals are created by the thoughts of men. As man develops he thinks more...
  6. O

    Why Desire To End Reincarnation?

    Is it for a union with the Creator or a desire to free yourself from the Creation?
  7. V

    Satisfying Our Desire To Know Truth/God

    SATISFYING OUR DESIRE TO KNOW TRUTH/GOD ABSTRACT Human quest for meaningful existence and personal fulfillment can often be obsessive. When honestly examined, it can be seen for what it is -- a misdirected, though perhaps sincere, endeavor to satisfy the desire of the heart to know...
  8. N

    Desire To Become Good And True: But How?

    WJKK WJKF! I am a final year uni student who plans to do a Phd in engineering (yes I know what a fool!). I am not yet an amritdhari sikh but really want to become one but first I believe I need to become pure by removing my 5 evils before giving my head to the Guru. I do not feel right about...
  9. V

    Desire & Hope/ਆਸਾ ਤੇ ਮਨਸਾ

    DESIRE & HOPE/ਆਸਾ ਤੇ ਮਨਸਾ ABSTRACT Desire is a longing for contentment of something. Hope is desire accompanied by confident expectation of its fulfillment. Both can go beyond a mere wish, request or petition for an object. One may covet, crave or lust for it. It may not be easy to gratify...
  10. Archived_Member16

    Desire Vs. Want

    Desire but Never ever Be In a State of Wanting By Enoch Tan When it comes to wealth consciousness, the most important word to be aware of is the word “want” and every word that denotes wanting. Want is lack, because wanting communicates to the universe that you do not have something, and that...