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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. seekingsikhi

    Taking That Peace With You

    Waheguru Ji Ka Khalsa Waheguru Ji Ki Fateh I am a slave to kaam and krodh. It always starts with anger. The fuse gets lit, and if I don't quickly catch it and stamp it out I eventually blow. Sometimes I catch but the tiniest spark, but other small things come along and fan that spark until...
  3. N

    What Is View Of Sikhism On Lending Money To Someone?

    Should one lead money to someone? In case yes, what will be the key things one should consider? Will you lead to person who has kaam, krod, lobh, moh and ahankar?
  4. P


    wjkk wjkf, i m 29 from mumbai. unmarried amritdhari sikh( as far as kakaars) i got amrit when i was 16 it started off quite great with me learning all nitnem banis and doing them regularly from last 5-6 years kaam has taken over me.. i am still virgin (not penetrative sex) but have done...
  5. 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...
  6. Abneet

    General Controlling Kaam (Lust)

    I need Sangat's help on how to control one of the vices that seem to bother me everday. Kaam is something that is a common problem today. In this part of the world men get sidetracked by lustful objects everyday and everywhere. People say its a disease in a man's body. But of course that disease...
  7. J

    Sexual Intercourse, Need Or A Want?

    I wanted to ask this question because the thought arrived to me when i was at my college computer doing course work, and I BECAME hungry, with-out thinking about it. So then i thought, one does not become aroused, just like i became hungry. With influences of Kaam (lust) around people and...
  8. Taranjeet singh

    Sex And Soul

    We have been asked to control five lower passions and inter alia Kaam/sex happens to be the first one. Sex does have an effect on body. It is wondered if the sex has any effect on the soul. i.e if the soul is hit adversely by this physical activity of the body. What is the inter-relationship...
  9. Harry Haller

    General On A Scale Of Most Severe, Which Vice Affects You The Most?

    Gurfatehji In a recent thread, the concept arose of facets of the Creator that had always been inside us, from birth to present day. By the same token, I think one or more of the five thieves have also been inside us, from birth to present day, I think we all got something good and something...
  10. H

    Dating Situations. Arggghhhh! Help!

    waheguru ji ka khalsa waheguru ji ki fateh.................I need some advice :): I have amrit for about 7 months now so am still new to a lot of thing, around 2-3 months ago i started dating this girl who i was confident was the one and when i started i knew about the gursikhi side to...
  11. A

    Kaam (lust)

    KAAM (LUST) by Rajinder Singh ‘Arshi’ In the earlier article I referred to the five thieves (punj chor) viz: 1. lust (kaam): 2. anger (krodh); 3. greed (lobh); 4. attachment (moh); and 5. ego (hunkaar or Ahankaar). It is easy to succumb to the desires of the heart and flesh - kaam...
  12. N

    What Is Kaam?

    A person who suffers from "Kaam" is one who does not know what true Love is? What do you think this means?