ਰਾਗੁ ਆਸਾ ਮਹਲਾ ੧ ਪਟੀ ਲਿਖੀ
Rāg āsā mėhlā 1 patī likẖī
Baani of the first Guru in Raag Aasa, (patti likhi) the guru wrote on a tablet.
ੴ ਸਤਿਗੁਰ ਪ੍ਰਸਾਦਿ ॥
We have a discussion planned on Munn or Mind. In an effort to help us prepare, here is a recap – in bullet items - of where we left the last time.
1. The mind appears to have bi-polar tendencies: likened to a lusty elephant, a camel on the one hand and as the divine like (jyot saroop) on the other.
2. According to Gurbani, Munn in its present consciousness is ...
ਰਾਗੁ ਗਉੜੀ ਪੂਰਬੀ ਬਾਵਨ ਅਖਰੀ ਕਬੀਰ ਜੀਉ ਕੀ
ੴ ਸਤਿਨਾਮੁ ਕਰਤਾ ਪੁਰਖੁ ਗੁਰਪ੍ਰਸਾਦਿ ॥
Following are some of the Gurmat reflections on the GuRBaNnee
Kabir Jio's BaNnee emphasises “ਕਰਤਾਪੁਰਖੁ” / The SoEe - ਸੋਈ - Where as Patti of Mhla 1 and 3 and Bavan Akhari of Mhla 5 addresses The SoAe. It has significance to explore
ਬਾਵਨ ਅਛਰ ਲੋਕਤ੍ਰੈ ਸਭੁ ਕਛੁ ਇਨ ਹ...
Haumai is a central concern of Sikh teaching and appears to share an intimate and symbiotic association with Hukam and requires our keenest attention - if we are to make any headway in understanding Gurmat.
We have discovered in our discussion that if Naam unveils Hukam, then haumai appears to be the veil that separates us from it,
"Dhan pir(i) kâ ik hî sang(i) v&a...
THE DIALOGUE - TO DATE
We conclude the Japji this week with a consideration of the epilogue which appears as a Salok (a poetic form) after the 38th stanza. The Japji was an obvious place to begin: its placement at the very beginning of the Guru Granth Sahib is a testimony to its importance and tradition has it that the fifth Nanak, Guru Arjan, de...