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  1. [In English] Is cutting hair a sin?

    [In English] Is cutting hair a sin?

    We believe everyone should know and experience spiritual bliss for themselves.
  2. IJSingh

    A Little EGO May Be A Good Thing By IJ Singh

    Sikhi dwells heavily on the five fundamental evils that haunt and command us. They define our life; its purpose and demeanor – the kind of person we become. And further we learn that haumae, translated loosely but universally as ego in Sikh parlance, is the supreme evil that drives and...
  3. findingmyway

    Shabad Of The Week - Simro Raam Naam Ath Nirmal Awar Thyiago Haumai Kourra

    ]This is a shabad mentioned by respected member Gyani ji a few times so I was keen to explore further. I have given the shabad and literal word meanings. Please have a go at putting these together and share your understanding of what you think the shabad is telling us. Please share how the...
  4. H

    Controversial Can God And Ego Co-exist?

    can god and ego coexist together? to me my oppinion cannot. how about you your oppinion, please discuss here on this subject. thanks and sat sri akal
  5. DSU

    Concept Of Seva & Ego In Guru Granth Sahib Ji Maharaj

    Dear learned Sangat Ji I have been asked to say a few words on the topic of seva, to a discussion group at my local gurdwara. I would be very grateful if anyone would be able to provide quotes from Sri Guru Granth Sahib Ji Maharaj on the topic of seva. Very specifically I wanted to highlight...
  6. Taranjeet singh

    Haumein And Ego

    Ego and Implications Ego has been stated as ‘Haumein’ in Gurbani and it has been stated that the seeker should sub-due it and at places to eliminate it if possible. It may be considered as selfishness and self conceit as the various translators have interpreted it. Taking a clue from the...
  7. A

    Hunkaar (ego)

    HUNKAAR (EGO) Rajinder Singh ‘Arshi’ INTRODUCTION Increasingly, and regrettably, people observe more bigotry and hypocrisy in the House of God than elsewhere in Society. This is the reason often quoting by youngsters, today, for staying away from places of worship. They appear to ‘smell’...
  8. Admin

    Ego: The Trap Of Creation

    We tremble, thinking we are about to dissolve into non existence, But nonexistence fears even more, that it might be given human form! - Jelaluddin Rumi “Heaven and earth live forever because they do not live for themselves.” (The I-Ching) They distribute their affection equally both to the...
  9. P

    The Bondage Of Ego

    When something bad happens to someone, one is quick to blame the person who has done that bad to him, but what he doesn’t realise is that it is almighty himself who speaks (good or bad) or does deeds (good or bad) through all of us ( part of his elaborate game ). So when somebody speaks or does...
  10. Astroboy

    Human Pride, Divine Pride

    Human Pride, Divine Pride " My human pride feels that I can do everything. My divine pride, the pride that has surrendered itself to the Will of God, knows that I can do everything only when I am inspired, guided, and helped by the Supreme. My human pride wants the world to understand...
  11. Astroboy

    Pride And Humility

    Pride and Humility explained:- In general, pride and humility do oppose each other, but only when applied in the same respect. One can be proud of his success while humble when looking at the path left to travel. Likewise, it seems rational to be proud of one's strengths while being humble about...
  12. S

    Ego Trap:

    pauVI ] jjw jwnY hau kCu hUAw ] bwiDE ijau nilnI BRim sUAw ] jau jwnY hau Bgqu igAwnI ] AwgY Twkuir iqlu nhI mwnI ] jau jwnY mY kQnI krqw ] ibAwpwrI bsuDw ijau iPrqw ] swDsMig ijh haumY mwrI ] nwnk qw kau imly murwrI ]24] Pauree: JAJJA: When someone, in his ego, believes that he has...
  13. S

    Haume

    In gurbani there are many places where egotism is dealt with. This eveil is considered as the evil of the worst kind, even worst that the five passions as discussed above. In the following 'tuks' the Haume and its eradication is stated : 1. Awpu gvwey qw hir pwey hir isau shij smwvixAw ]1]...
  14. S

    When The Self Dies

    Dhan Dhan Siri Guru Nanak Dev Ji De Bachan, Dhan Dhan Siri Guru Granth Sahib Ji De Panna # 153 aulitE kmlu bRhmu bIcwir ] AMimRq Dwr ggin ds duAwir ] iqRBvxu byiDAw Awip murwir ]1] ry mn myry Brmu n kIjY ] min mwinAY AMimRq rsu pIjY ]1] rhwau ] jnmu jIiq mrix mnu mwinAw ] Awip mUAw mnu mn...
  15. J

    The Despicable Ego

    I declare I am a developing atheist. I am a receding egoist. I am a rebel at heart. For the past 5 years of my life I have constantly analyzed myself and have realized the roots of my problems to be rooted within myself. Through my carefull, careless poring over my self, I have often struck...
  16. Archived_Member16

    Listening To Your Soul, Not Your Ego

    Listening to your soul, not your ego Your soul is the real you. It is your expression and it is your very essence. The voice in your head that compares, judges, gives opinions is your ego. Your soul comes from a place of love, your ego comes from judgment. Finding peace it was most people...
  17. Admin

    Spiritual Ego: Our First Entry Into The Realms Of Spirituality

    Friday, October 20, 2006 When we make our first entry into the realms of spirituality, there comes a certain feeling of excitement, and along with it a bit of superiority for having done what the masses have not. Instead of feeling...
  18. Archived_Member16

    Spiritual Ego

    SPIRITUAL EGO When we make our first entry into the realms of spirituality, there comes a certain feeling of excitement, and along with it a bit of superiority for having done what the masses have not. Instead of feeling humbled that God's Grace has allowed this important first step, we feel a...
  19. Archived_Member16

    Big Ego Or Self Esteem ?

    Big Ego or Self-Esteem ? By Leslie Fieger http://www.LeslieFieger.com I received an email from a reader who wanted to know how it is possible to have a highly developed level of self-esteem without becoming, or seeming to be, egotistical. The very question shows that our cultural...
  20. rosethorne

    Sikh And Ego

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