The Meaning of Shabad Guru Surat Dhun Chela:
Holy Word as Soul Teacher
Bhai Sahib Kirpal Singh Gill* (Malaysia)
* World Spiritual Foundation, Kripapuri, 8 Jalan 16/5, 46350 Petaling Jaya. Kuala Lumpur. Malaysia.
Glossary of Sikhism
Adi Granth ("the primal book") The Sikh sacred text, also known as the Guru Granth Sahib. Adiguru ("original teacher") God.
amrit ("immortal" or "undying") Holy, sweetened water used for initiation into the Khalsa. Amritsar ("Lake of Immortality") Pool of water...
I am referring to 'Katha' of Late Gyani Maskeen ji [relayed in the evening at etc. Punjabi channel on 29/30/31 May 2007] in which Gyani ji stated that before this creation came into being there was only Mist and fog.
He uttered one word 'Ong' and the entire universe was created...
Dhan Dhan Siri Guru Nanak Dev Ji De Bachan Dhan Dhan Siri Guru Granth Sahib De Panna#4
AsMK nwv AsMK Qwv ]
AgMm AgMm AsMK loA ]
AsMK khih isir Bwru hoie ]
AKrI nwmu AKrI swlwh ]
AKrI igAwnu gIq gux gwh ]
AKrI ilKxu bolxu bwix ]
AKrw isir sMjogu vKwix ]
ijin eyih ilKy iqsu isir nwih ]
Start (of)21st character description
King did sent own son,(who was)held, to prison.
In the morning time called him again with the minister.1.
Lord(of minster) became happy to the Minster said words with him/to him.
To me tell the instances/stories characters of clever men and...
SGGSJ Ang 982
10 Nat Guru Ram Das
bwxI gurU gurU hY bwxI ivic bwxI AMimRqu swry ]
baanee guroo guroo hai baanee vich baanee anmrith saarae ||
The Word, the Bani is Guru, and Guru is the Bani. Within the Bani, the Ambrosial Nectar is contained.
10 Nat Guru Ram Das
guru bwxI khY syvku jnu...
Like most of us here (I imagine) I was raised up with the belief that the word Khalsa meant "pure" coming from the Persian word Khalis.
However in the last few years many scholars feel that the word actually represents those who were directly connected to the Guru i.e. not via masands. Khalsa...
sath shri akal jee.
i am a bit confused about this topic.
My muslim friends say that the Quran is from God, and in the verses of the Quran, God is talking about himself using words as "I" "We" etc.(We is because he is talking about himself in plurioal, to raise himself, the way queens etc does)...
As I read Bani I have noticed one thing, as i am sure you all may have to. Why is it that in Gurmukhi, for one word there are different spellings???
The spelling of Nanak in some places it is spelt like nwnk
And in some places it is spelt like nwnku and nwnik
Waheguru Ji ka Khalsa Waheguru ji Ki Fateh.
The word Amrit and Amritsar occurs many many times in Gurbani. The literal meaning has been taken to mean the CITY OF AMRITSAR where stands the Harimandir darbar. The SAROVAR surtrounding this Harimandir sahib darbar is normally referred to as...
Once I was on a journey and someone asked me which word in a man's vocabulary was the most valuable. My reply was, "Love". The man was surprised. He said he had expected me to answer "soul" or "God". I laughed and said, "Love is God."
Raising on the ray of love one can enter the enlightened...