It is instructive to note the importance of reference to light in Sri Guru Granth Sahib Ji. In conventional spiritual literature one comes across references to divine light as well.
There appears direction of the pairing between light in each and every part of creation and the divine...
ਦੀਨ ਦਰਦ ਦੁਖ ਭੰਜਨਾ ਘਟਿ ਘਟਿ ਨਾਥ ਅਨਾਥ ॥ ਸਰਣਿ ਤੁਮ੍ਹ੍ਹਾਰੀ ਆਇਓ ਨਾਨਕ ਕੇ ਪ੍ਰਭ ਸਾਥ ॥੧॥
Ḏīn ḏaraḏ ḏukẖ bẖanjnā gẖat gẖat nāth anāth. Saraṇ ṯumĥārī ā▫i▫o Nānak ke parabẖ sāth. ||1||
The saviour from misery and hurt of the poor, the helper of the forlorn. I am at your door...
Guru Ji in the salok first offer respects to the creator as originator, time immemorial, truth and divine.
In First Astpadi of Sukhmani Sahib, Guru Arjan Dev ji first offer their respect in the salok that leads to the eight sabads. Guru Ji state attributes so recognizing the creator as the...
HUNTSVILLE, AL -- During July I traveled in Bangladesh and India with six ministers from Birmingham as part of an Institute for Clergy Excellence program to explore how people from different cultures and faiths connect with the divine.
Our group included two Baptists, a Presbyterian, a Roman...
THE ESSENCE OF A SIKH
The essence of a Sikh is the the search for Waheguru. The path towards reaching this goal is most elusive. It requires tempering one’s mind, colouring one’s mind with thirst for reaching this goal and love for Waheguru and everything within Waheguru’s creation...
We are re-absorbed into the One from whom we came;
drink of the Lord's essence, and remain attached to Him.
O my mind, even if you carry someone's burden, they don't belong to you.
This world is like the perch of the bird on the tree. ||1||
I drink in the sublime essence of the...
Ardas: Sikh Congregational Prayer
by Baldev Singh
I am fascinated by the Ardas approved by the Shiromani Gurudwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC) not only for its language, which flows in poetic rhythm, but for the way it encapsulates Sikh...
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Recitation of Jap Ji Sahib, Rehraas Sahib, and Sohilaa and its essence in English...
This Shabad is by Guru Arjan Dev Ji in Raag Gond on Pannaa 866
goNf mhlw 5 ]
DUp dIp syvw gopwl ]
Aink bwr bMdn krqwr ]
pRB kI srix ghI sB iqAwig ]
gur supRsMn Bey vf Bwig ]1]
AwT phr gweIAY goibMdu ]
qnu Dnu pRB kw pRB kI ijMdu ]1] rhwau ]
hir gux rmq Bey Awnµd ]
pwrbRhm pUrn bKsMd ]
Yoga is the most prestigious field of spiritualism. People think about 6 wheels (Chakras) or lotus flowers present in the spinal card, which are not seen by the eyes. They are imaginary and so they carry some inner meaning. When you say a face as a moon, fools search for moon in that face...
Yoga is the most prestigious field of spiritualism. People think about 6 wheels (Chakras) or lotus flowers present in the spinal card, which are not seen by the eyes. They are imaginary and so they carry some inner meaning. When you say a face as a moon, fools search for moon in that face. But...