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  1. Dr. D. P. Singh

    Truthful Being (Sachiara) - Concept and its Relevance in Global Context

    Truthful Being (Sachiara) - Concept and its Relevance in Global Context Dr. Devinder Pal Singh All of us want to live a fulfilled life, and all our actions are directed towards this purpose. There is always a nagging feeling in our hearts as if there is some need, and we wish to...
  2. D

    The Gurmukh Sings The Praises Of The Guru, The Manmukh Sings The Praises Of The Gurmukh.

    Has anyone else noticed this before?
  3. O

    The Doctrine: Manmukh And Gurmukh

    Dear All Humankind's irrational nature is very difficult to explain if you maintain that human intelligence [manmukh] evolved to solve complex problems, where clear, logical thinking should offer the advantage. The doctrine manmukh v gurmukh is to that end, an explanation offering existential...
  4. seekingsikhi

    Growing Pains, Or, How Can I Learn To Love The Chaos?

    Waheguru Ji Ka Khalsa! Waheguru Ji Ki Fateh! Sangat Ji, This weekend I've gotten my first real taste of how taken by maya I've been my entire life. I live a very fortunate existence. I've never denied this; and, even though my life has had its share of serious struggles, I still live an...
  5. O

    Sikhism Is There A Supreme Being / God / Waheguru Or Not?

    To understand the concept of manmukh n gurmukh we need to first, establish whether there is a Supreme Being or not ? Take care -
  6. Harry Haller

    Concept Of Manmukh/Gurmukh. Is There A Freewill In Sikhism?

    If we have free will then what is the difference between manmukh and gurmukh?
  7. E

    The Evolution Of "manmukh"

    First of all, I want to say that it was not my intention to offend anyone or cause an uproar. But since I seem to have done both, I apologize. That said, I am disappointed at the suspicion held towards me for bringing up Islam. In my first thread, when I mentioned that I was also researching...
  8. V

    Are You Gurumukh Or Manmukh ?

    Guru Nanak in Guruvani has classified human being in two categories: Manmukh (Governed by their mind), Gurumukh (Governed by their spiritual guru). He beautifully explains the miseries faced by manmukh in a shabad (Adi Granth, Page 1028-30): असुर सघारण रामु हमारा || घटि घटि रमईआ रामु...
  9. P

    Buddhism Was Buddha A Gurmukh?

    I will try to ask my question and subsequent posts respectfully but plainly and directly. If someone feels offended please point it out and I shall apologize as well as change/edit the post. In light of Gurbani what can be said on Buddhism? (Since Buddhism is a major world religion and has many...
  10. J

    Two Questions To Consider

    What will happen: * If each & every member of the site starts living on the teachings of "Gurbani" Seriousely or whole heartedly to become "Gurmukh" than "Manmukh". * If each & every person of the world starts living on the teachings of "Gurbani" Seriousely or whole heartedly to become...
  11. Archived_Member16

    God-Centered And Self-Centered People ( GURMUKH And MANMUKH )

    God-Centered and Self-Centered People ( GURMUKH And MANMUKH ) By Raghbir Singh Bir , Author: "Bandgi Nama – Communion with the Divine" There is knowledge in diverse forms in the world, but there is only one way to acquire it. We must understand the stock of knowledge that already exists and...
  12. A

    Manmukh Or Gurmukh: Can Mind Serve As Spiritual Authority?

    They come to 2 or 3 different conclusions because some are allergic to the truth and Manmat is there dear friend. Once you decide to let go of the Manmat mentality then the answer becomes clear. Told to give the head but people just want to give a broken nail and consider it Sikhi.
  13. A

    What Happens To Manmukh

    Bani Nirankaar tells us that one must obey his Guru. Self willed keeps spinning around. They keep increasing their store of sorrows. manmukhaa manmukh mu-ay mayree kar maa-i-aa raam. The self-willed manmukhs die in their self-willed stubbornness, declaring that the wealth of Maya is...
  14. H

    Manmukh To Gurmukh

    Manmukh to Gurmukh The journey from Manmukh to Gurmukh may be categorised as follows: Stage 1: Manmukh (self-centeredness). A person who is self-cantered and only thinks about himself and the material world around him and is totally oblivious to God. Stage 2: Sikh Anyone who sets out on the...
  15. V

    Manmukh And Gurmukh

    I have been thinking of writing some of my thoughts but didnt get the time, I finally got some time, it helps me also to sort out .. Here are some of them, Ill appreciate if you comment.. I have come to these conclusions in my life.. The only seeming way to be a gurmukh is one has to hate...
  16. Tejwant Singh


    As we all know that when Guru Nanak arrived,The world, especially the part of South Asia was very chaotic. Mughals maimed, killed, raped, abducted and forcefully converted the innocent people into Islam in the name of Allah. The reason for that is that Hinduism, Judaism, Christianity and Islam...
  17. Archived_Member16

    Gurmukh & Manmukh

    GURMUKH & MANMUKH The Gurmukh understands his own Self. God’s Name comes to dwell within his mind. Imbued with devotion to God's Name, night and day, he merges in peace (sggs 162). The Gurmukh obtains Spiritual Wisdom, meditation and mind's satisfaction. The Gurmukh realizes the Realm of...
  18. Archived_Member16

    Cease To Be A Manmukh !

    This Shabad is by Guru Nanak Dev Ji in Raag Maajh on Pannaa 143 pvVI ] ieknw mrxu n iciq Aws GxyirAw ] mir mir jMmih inq iksY n kyirAw ] AwpnVY min iciq khin cMgyirAw ] jmrwjY inq inq mnmuK hyirAw ] mnmuK lUx hwrwm ikAw n jwixAw ] bDy krin slwm Ksm n BwixAw ] scu imlY muiK nwmu swihb BwvsI ]...
  19. N

    Who Is A Gurmukh And Manmukh ?

    Okkkkkkkk. Take it easy !! Someone said that according to Islam... "All mankind is from Adam and Eve, an Arab is not superior over a non Arab nor a non Arab is superior over an Arab; also a white is not superior over a black nor a black is superior over a white except by piety and good...