Harr. Jap. Sat.

Sat da TapHarr da Japkar tu abb Jap wich SatSat wich Tapruk na abb Harr hi SatTap hi Harruth ja abb bol abb Satkarda Jap Harr. Jap. Sat. Poem signifies the journey of the sadhak, the student striving on the path of their teacher. To the Hindi/Punjabi language speakers, the poem is to read in... Continue Reading →

Guru Prem: Loving the Master

It has been a decade since I last wrote here and the practice has brought me back. In the meantime, I have got married, had a kid, changed careers, jobs, houses and states of mind, many times over. Almost seems a different lifetime. But such is the circle of life, it tends to find its... Continue Reading →

Five Ks, Panj Kakaar – Kesh or Hair

As Sikhs, and in particular those of us who have taken up Amrit, that is baptized in the khalsa order are supposed to keep the Five Ks. These are Kesh or unshorn hair, Kanga or wooden comb, Kara or iron/steel bracelet, Kachera or boxer shorts and Kirpan or dagger. These were prescribed  by Guru Gobind Singhji... Continue Reading →

Deh Siva bar moh ehe, Grant me this boon

Following up on the earlier discussion on thoughts, words and actions, I would like to share one of my favorite poems/shabad from Gurubani. Deh Siva bar moh ehe, shubh karman to kabahu na taru Na dare aar seo jab jah lare, nischay kar aapne jeet kare Aar sikh ho aapne hi man ko, eh lalach... Continue Reading →

Oneness

We are all part of the One Awwal Allah noor upaya; Kudrat ke sabh bande Ek noor te sabh jag upajya; Kaun bhale kaun mande - Bhagat Kabirji, Sri Guru Granth Sahib One perfect lord manifested the first light; And of the same nature are all beings Though one light was the world created; so why worry who is good... Continue Reading →

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