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Updated daily, Reflections On Gurbani has been online since 1993, and now features over 330 Gurbani Articles. Additionally, there are over 350 posts at our Gurbani Blog.
Free of dogmas, the Gurbani has a simple message: there is One, All-pervading Reality. Our mind is That (Joti-Svaroopa...). The purpose of human life is to understand this Truth through Shabad-Vichaar (Reflections on the Gurbani), and thus become liberated from doubts (Bharam), Maya, duality, etc., and Realize one's Mool (Source, Joti...), within, here and now.
It is repeatedly indicated in the Gurbani that there are only two different mentality-groups living together on earth: (1) the "rare" Gurmukhs (whose minds are established in their Mool, Truth, Sach, Hukam...); and (2) the majority Manmukhs (whose minds are oppugnant of their Mool, Truth, Sach, Hukam...).
The Gurbani asks us to become the Gurmukh and thus live a Divine Life. The Gurbani's Teaching (Upadesh) is Universal and Timeless. Since no particular group or people have monopoly or ownership of the Gurbani and its Divine Wisdom, everybody in the world can gain from it (Laahaa). For the Gurbani, and its students ( Sikhs ), there is no enemy or alien - all beings are considered part and parcel of the ONE Light (Universal Brotherhood)!
A Guide for practical Spirituality, the Gurbani is the Treasure of Wisdom (Giaan-Guroo). It provides all that's needed to raise one's consciousness to the Higher dimension to become Enlightened (Liberated-Jeevan Mukta) here and now - while alive, not after death.
Otherwise, what's the use of reasoning and intellectuality, and reading scriptures or listening to their recitations if it does not usher one in Viveka-Budhi, Wisdom, Aatm-Giaan, Divine Virtues? What's the use of talking about religion, Dharma, spirituality, or Truth if not lived? ...
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