Someone recently asked me how do you know that your interpretation is correct when there are so many different ways of thinking? I thought I would demonstrate my way of thinking using a shabad that most people know but that I commonly see misinterpreted - RamDas Sarovar Nate. However, Sikhi is a...
Bhagat Nam Dev
Total number of hymns in the Siri Guru Granth Sahib: 60
Bhagat Nam Dev was a celebrated saint whose name was a household word for the people of Maharastra. They chanted his hymns amidst their families.
He was born in the village of Narsi Bamni in the Satara...
I RECENTLY ATTENDED A FRIENDS WEDDING AND AT THE MILNI WE (THE BHARAT) WERE GREETED BY THE GIRLS FAMILY WHO WERE WITH A GIANI WHO WAS ACCOMPANIED BY A DHOLKI PLAYER! WE EXCHANGED FATEH'S FIRST AND THEN THE GIANI STARTED SINGING WHAT I THINK WERE SHABADS BUT I DO NOT KNOW WHERE...
The Menace of Sulahi Khan
The following two shabads revolve around this sakhi:-
Prithi Chand sought to intimidate and discredit Guru Arjan Dev by forging an alliance with the Government functionaries hoping that the official intervention would force Guru Arjan Dev to make room for his...
Can anybody please describe the difference between 'Naam Simran' and 'Shabads as written in Guru Granth Sahib' in context to achiving your final destination as preached by our Gurus? To me it seems 'Naam Simran - Meditating in the name of the true Lord' is the main thing and Shabads seem...
on page 326 of guru granth sahib kabir ji wrote
AYsy Gr hm bhuqu bswey ] (326-1, gauVI, kbIr jI)
aisay ghar ham bahut basaa-ay.
I lived in many such homes, O Lord,
jb hm rwm grB hoie Awey ]1] rhwau ] (326-1, gauVI, kbIr jI)
jab ham raam garabh ho-ay aa-ay. ||1||...