]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...
There's a saying, "You can't imagine anything unless there is a reality to it."
It seems to be a paradox. Can you make any sense out of it?
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Ultimate Reality / Truth, Conventional Reality /Truth, Illusion and Delusion.
Ultimate here means in the ultimate, highest and undistorted sense. Or it means that which comes within the sphere of knowledge that is highest and ultimate. Reality is defined by the fact of it...
This Shabad is by Guru Arjan Dev Ji in Raag Maajh on Pannaa 102
mwJ mhlw 5 ]
sB ikCu Gr mih bwhir nwhI ]
bwhir tolY so Brim BulwhI ]
gur prswdI ijnI AMqir pwieAw so AMqir bwhir suhylw jIau ]1]
iJim iJim vrsY AMimRq Dwrw ]
mnu pIvY suin sbdu bIcwrw ]
And ibnod kry idn rwqI sdw sdw hir kylw...
It's amazing how easy it is to convince ourselves that we're in control of everything in our lives. When it comes right down to it, what we eventually learn is that we are in control of only two things: our own thoughts, and our own actions. We can fool ourselves into thinking that we can...