In this post, I share with you all, my understanding of 12th, 13th, 14th and 15th Pauri of Japji Sahib.
I have taken these four Pauris together because all of these basically talk about mMny or mMnY
The sentences of these Pauris are given serial number of easy reference...
Here I share with you, my understanding of the 8th Pauri of Japji Sahib.
The translation published by SGPC translates the word suixAY as ‘By hearing’ another translation uses the word ‘Listening’. I have taken the word to mean ‘One hears about/that’, why so I explain in the...
In this post, I share with you all my understanding of the 7th Pauri of Japji Sahib.
In this Pauri Guru Sahib is making a clear distinction between ‘Status’ and ‘Stature’.
‘Status’ is what the individual gets because of her/his position in the society. ‘Status’ is always...
Today I share with you my understanding of the 6th Pauri of Japji Sahib.
In this Pauri, Guru Sahib tells us how important it is and what a great matter of satisfaction it is, if ‘Karta Purakh’ accepts the individual. He is telling us that the ritualistic aspect of reverence...
I share with you my understanding of 5th Pauri of Japji Sahib.
In this Pauri, Guru Sahib has tried to convey to us what could be explained about ‘Karta Purakh’ with all the limitations of the tools of communication that we humans have i.e. words and perceptions. In the end...
In this posting, I share with you all, my understanding of 4th Pauri of Japji Sahib.
As was the case with 3rd Pauri, Guru Sahib continues to dwell on the immenseness of ‘Sat Kartar’. Guru Sahib compares ‘The Absolute’ who is unlimited with we humans who have all the...
Once again I share my understanding of Gurbani with you all.
The Summary of this Pauri (3rd Pauri) is that
The ‘Karta Purakh’ is beyond the capabilities of the beings. In the sixth sentence Guru Sahib even say that there is no combination of life and body, which can...
In this posting, I share with you my deliberations and the resulting understanding of the 2nd Pauri of Japji Sahib.
In the 1st Pauri, Guru Sahib has asked us to merrily harmonise ourselves with the ‘Hukam’. In this Pauri Guru Sahib has not elaborated on what this ‘Hukam’ is and...
In this posting, I share with you my understanding of 1st Pauri of Japji Sahib.
Awid scu jugwid scu ] aad sach jugaad sach.
hY BI scu nwnk hosI BI scu ]1] hai bhee sach naanak hosee bhee sach. ||1||
Guru Sahib is telling us that the ‘Karta Purakh’ mentioned in the ‘Mool Mantra’...
1.Sochai soch na howee je sochi Iakhwar. Chupal chup na howee je lai rahan livetar. Bhukhian bhukh na utree je banna puria bhar. Sehas sianpa Iakh hoeh ta ek na chalay nal. Kiv sachiara hoiyai kiv kurai tutai pal. Hukam rajaee chalana Nanak Iikhya naL
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In this posting, I share with you my metal deliberations on the first four sentences of 16th Pauri of Japji Sahib.Trying to understand what teaching Guru Sahib is trying to me in these four lines, I looked into some of the literature to which I had access. The first sentence...