Sikh Cast Ep45 - “Those who forget Nam become a burden on the earth” (Sabad of the week)

August 11, 2017

Those who love from the heart are genuine.
Those who think one notion, but vocalize another are unripe.  1.

Those drenched with Love remain colored with Khuda’s1 vision.
Those who forget Nam2 become a burden on the earth.  1. Reflect 

Those whom You attach to Your hem are the dervishes3 at Your door.
Their birth-mothers are blessed. Their advent is congratulatory.  2. 

O! Caretaker, You are limitless, fathomless and endless.
I kiss the feet of those who have realized the Eternal.  3. 

O! Khuda, I seek Your sanctuary. Your nature is to free.
Grant Sheikh Farid the gift of Your devotion.  4.  

  1. Islamic word for God, derived from Iranian terms for Lord, Ruler and Master.
  2. Divine Identification
  3. Dervish is a Persian word for the one who is hanging outside the door.

Sheikh Farid in Asa Rag  |  Guru Granth Sahib 488

 

ਆਸਾ ਸੇਖ ਫਰੀਦ ਜੀਉ ਕੀ ਬਾਣੀ
ੴ ਸਤਿਗੁਰ ਪ੍ਰਸਾਦਿ ॥

ਦਿਲਹੁ ਮੁਹਬਤਿ ਜਿੰਨ੍ਹ੍ਹ ਸੇਈ ਸਚਿਆ ॥
ਜਿਨ੍ਹ੍ਹ ਮਨਿ ਹੋਰੁ ਮੁਖਿ ਹੋਰੁ ਸਿ ਕਾਂਢੇ ਕਚਿਆ ॥੧॥

ਰਤੇ ਇਸਕ ਖੁਦਾਇ ਰੰਗਿ ਦੀਦਾਰ ਕੇ ॥
ਵਿਸਰਿਆ ਜਿਨ੍ਹ੍ਹ ਨਾਮੁ ਤੇ ਭੁਇ ਭਾਰੁ ਥੀਏ ॥੧॥ ਰਹਾਉ ॥

ਆਪਿ ਲੀਏ ਲੜਿ ਲਾਇ ਦਰਿ ਦਰਵੇਸ ਸੇ ॥
ਤਿਨ ਧੰਨੁ ਜਣੇਦੀ ਮਾਉ ਆਏ ਸਫਲੁ ਸੇ ॥੨॥

ਪਰਵਦਗਾਰ ਅਪਾਰ ਅਗਮ ਬੇਅੰਤ ਤੂ ॥
ਜਿਨਾ ਪਛਾਤਾ ਸਚੁ ਚੁੰਮਾ ਪੈਰ ਮੂੰ ॥੩॥

ਤੇਰੀ ਪਨਹ ਖੁਦਾਇ ਤੂ ਬਖਸੰਦਗੀ ॥
ਸੇਖ ਫਰੀਦੈ ਖੈਰੁ ਦੀਜੈ ਬੰਦਗੀ ॥੪॥੧॥ 


Sabad is Infinite; we are very finite. This is our understanding at the moment, which was different yesterday and may evolve tomorrow, as we deepen our relationship with the Sabad. In this trans-creation, we have chosen to keep the repeating words in the Sabad same. We aspire to learn and retain the Divine attribute as used in the original Sabad and avoid terms like God or Lord. 

http://www.sikhri.org/guru_granth_sahib_488

Guest: Inni Kaur (@innikaur)

Host: Manpreet Singh (@mjassal)

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Sikh Cast Ep44 - “Becomes Guru-oriented, washes and removes ego” (Sabad of the week)

July 31, 2017

Spring arrives, flora blooms.
Consciousness connects with All-Pervasive, this fauna blooms.  1.

In this way, this mind becomes green:
Uttering All-Pervasive, All-Pervasive’s Nam1 day and night,
Becomes Guru-oriented, washes and removes ego.  1. Reflect.

Listens to Eternal-Guru’s Teaching and Sabad,2
Loves Eternal-Guru, this world becomes green.  2.

Fruits and flowers grow, when You make them grow.
Eternal-Guru discovered, then connected with the Origin. 3.

You are the Spring, the whole world is the garden.
Nanak: Unique devotion is the complete fortune.  4.

  1. Divine Identification
  2. Literally “The Word.” Popularly refers to the hymns in the Guru Granth Sahib

Guru Amardas Sahib in Rag Basant  |  Guru Granth Sahib 1176

 

ਬਸੰਤੁ ਮਹਲਾ ੩ ॥
ਬਸੰਤੁ ਚੜਿਆ ਫੂਲੀ ਬਨਰਾਇ ॥
ਏਹਿ ਜੀਅ ਜੰਤ ਫੂਲਹਿ ਹਰਿ ਚਿਤੁ ਲਾਇ॥੧॥
ਇਨ ਬਿਧਿ ਇਹੁ ਮਨੁ ਹਰਿਆ ਹੋਇ ॥
ਹਰਿ ਹਰਿ ਨਾਮੁ ਜਪੈ ਦਿਨੁ ਰਾਤੀ ਗੁਰਮੁਖਿ ਹਉਮੈ ਕਢੈ ਧੋਇ ॥੧॥ ਰਹਾਉ॥

ਸਤਿਗੁਰ ਬਾਣੀ ਸਬਦੁ ਸੁਣਾਏ ॥
ਇਹੁ ਜਗੁ ਹਰਿਆ ਸਤਿਗੁਰ ਭਾਏ ॥੨॥
ਫਲ ਫੂਲ ਲਾਗੇ ਜਾਂ ਆਪੇ ਲਾਏ ॥

ਮੂਲਿ ਲਗੈ ਤਾਂ ਸਤਿਗੁਰੁ ਪਾਏ ॥੩॥
ਆਪਿ ਬਸੰਤੁ ਜਗਤੁ ਸਭੁ ਵਾੜੀ ॥
ਨਾਨਕ ਪੂਰੈ ਭਾਗਿ ਭਗਤਿ ਨਿਰਾਲੀ ॥੪॥੫॥੧੭॥


Sabad is Infinite; we are very finite. This is our understanding at the moment, which was different yesterday and may evolve tomorrow, as we deepen our relationship with the Sabad. In this trans-creation, we have chosen to keep the repeating words in the Sabad same. We aspire to learn and retain the Divine attribute as used in the original Sabad and avoid terms like God or Lord.

http://www.sikhri.org/guru_granth_sahib_1176

Guest: Inni Kaur (@innikaur)

Host: Manpreet Singh (@mjassal)

 

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Sikh Cast Ep43 - “I remember my own Divine Owner” (Sabad of the week)

July 27, 2017

I surrender to my own Guru,
I sing for eight pahars1 the praise,
of the All-Pervasive, the All-Pervasive.  1.

I remember my own Divine Owner,
the Knower of all hearts. 1.  Reflect.

As love develops for the Lotus-Feet,
conduct becomes eternal,
complete and immaculate.  2.

By Truth-Exemplar’s Grace,
the One comes to reside in the mind,
the evil of many life-times leaves .  3.

O! Compassionate Divine,
bestow Grace on the meek.
Nanak asks for Truth-Exemplar’s dust-blessing.  4.

  1. 1.   Unit of time equaling 3 hours. 8 pahars make 24 hours.

Guru Ramdas Sahib in Rag Jaitsari  | Guru Granth Sahib 740

 

ਸੂਹੀ ਮਹਲਾ ੫ ॥
ਗੁਰ ਅਪੁਨੇ ਊਪਰਿ ਬਲਿ ਜਾਈਐ ॥
ਆਠ ਪਹਰ ਹਰਿ ਹਰਿ ਜਸੁ ਗਾਈਐ ॥੧॥

ਸਿਮਰਉ ਸੋ ਪ੍ਰਭੁ ਅਪਨਾ ਸੁਆਮੀ ॥
ਸਗਲ ਘਟਾ ਕਾ ਅੰਤਰਜਾਮੀ ॥੧॥ ਰਹਾਉ ॥

ਚਰਣ ਕਮਲ ਸਿਉ ਲਾਗੀ ਪ੍ਰੀਤਿ ॥
ਸਾਚੀ ਪੂਰਨ ਨਿਰਮਲ ਰੀਤਿ ॥੨॥

ਸੰਤ ਪ੍ਰਸਾਦਿ ਵਸੈ ਮਨ ਮਾਹੀ ॥
ਜਨਮ ਜਨਮ ਕੇ ਕਿਲਵਿਖ ਜਾਹੀ ॥੩॥

ਕਰਿ ਕਿਰਪਾ ਪ੍ਰਭ ਦੀਨ ਦਇਆਲਾ ॥
ਨਾਨਕੁ ਮਾਗੈ ਸੰਤ ਰਵਾਲਾ ॥੪॥੧੭॥੨੩॥

 


Sabad is Infinite; we are very finite. This is our understanding at the moment, which was different yesterday and may evolve tomorrow, as we deepen our relationship with the Sabad. In this trans-creation, we have chosen to keep the repeating words in the Sabad same. We aspire to learn and retain the Divine attribute as used in the original Sabad and avoid terms like God or Lord.
 
 
Guest: Inni Kaur (@innikaur)
 
Host: Manpreet Singh (@mjassal)
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Sikh Cast Ep42 - “That Protector protected. All ailments eradicated” (Sabad of the week)

July 17, 2017

In Transcendent’s sanctuary, hot winds don’t touch.
O! Brother! Charmer’s periphery is on my four sides,
The pain does not touch. 1 

Met the Perfect Eternal-Guru who made this possible:
Gave medicine of Charmer-Divine’s Nam1
to sustain the link to “The One.”  Reflect.

That Protector protected. All ailments eradicated.
Nanak says: Grace felt. Divine support felt.  2.

  1. Divine Identification

Guru Arjan Sahib in Rag Bilaval  |  Guru Granth Sahib 819

 

ਬਿਲਾਵਲੁ ਮਹਲਾ ੫ ॥
ਤਾਤੀ ਵਾਉ ਨ ਲਗਈ ਪਾਰਬ੍ਰਹਮ ਸਰਣਾਈ ॥
ਚਉਗਿਰਦ ਹਮਾਰੈ ਰਾਮ ਕਾਰ ਦੁਖੁ ਲਗੈ ਨ ਭਾਈ ॥੧॥

ਸਤਿਗੁਰੁ ਪੂਰਾ ਭੇਟਿਆ ਜਿਨਿ ਬਣਤ ਬਣਾਈ॥
ਰਾਮ ਨਾਮੁ ਅਉਖਧੁ ਦੀਆ ਏਕਾ ਲਿਵ ਲਾਈ ॥੧॥ ਰਹਾਉ ॥
ਰਾਖਿ ਲੀਏ ਤਿਨਿ ਰਖਨਹਾਰਿ ਸਭ ਬਿਆਧਿ ਮਿਟਾਈ॥

ਕਹੁ ਨਾਨਕ ਕਿਰਪਾ ਭਈ ਪ੍ਰਭ ਭਏ ਸਹਾਈ ॥੨॥੧੫॥੭੯॥

 


Sabad is Infinite; we are very finite. This is our understanding at the moment, which was different yesterday and may evolve tomorrow, as we deepen our relationship with the Sabad. In this trans-creation, we have chosen to keep the repeating words in the Sabad same. We aspire to learn and retain the Divine attribute as used in the original Sabad and avoid terms like God or Lord.

http://www.sikhri.org/that_protector_protected_all_ailments_eradicated

Guest: Inni Kaur (@innikaur)

Host: Manpreet Singh (@mjassal)

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Sikh Cast Ep41 - “O! Ignorant. Wake up! Why are you asleep?” (Sabad of the week)

July 10, 2017

Whichever day comes, that day goes.
Stay is impermanent, departure is imminent.
Companions are departing. I too will be departing.
Long journey ahead. Death hovering overhead.  1.

O! Ignorant. Wake up! Why are you asleep?
You deem the life in this world to be eternal. 1. Reflect. 

The One who gives life, also nourishes.
Inside all beings, dispensing consumables.

Embrace devotion, leave “I” and “mine.”
At dawn, remember Nam1 within the heart.  2.

Life is passing, Path is not beautified.
Dusk descends. Everywhere darkness spreads.
Ravidas says, O! Ignorant, crazy being,
No Remembrance? The world is a perishable house.  3.

  1. Divine Identification

Bhagat Ravidas in Suhi Rag  |  Guru Granth Sahib 793

ਸੂਹੀ ॥

ਜੋ ਦਿਨ ਆਵਹਿ ਸੋ ਦਿਨ ਜਾਹੀ ॥
ਕਰਨਾ ਕੂਚੁ ਰਹਨੁ ਥਿਰੁ ਨਾਹੀ ॥
ਸੰਗੁ ਚਲਤ ਹੈ ਹਮ ਭੀ ਚਲਨਾ ॥
ਦੂਰਿ ਗਵਨੁ ਸਿਰ ਊਪਰਿ ਮਰਨਾ ॥੧॥
ਕਿਆ ਤੂ ਸੋਇਆ ਜਾਗੁ ਇਆਨਾ ॥
ਤੈ ਜੀਵਨੁ ਜਗਿ ਸਚੁ ਕਰਿ ਜਾਨਾ ॥੧॥ ਰਹਾਉ ॥

ਜਿਨਿ ਜੀਉ ਦੀਆ ਸੁ ਰਿਜਕੁ ਅੰਬਰਾਵੈ ॥
ਸਭ ਘਟ ਭੀਤਰਿ ਹਾਟੁ ਚਲਾਵੈ ॥
ਕਰਿ ਬੰਦਿਗੀ ਛਾਡਿ ਮੈ ਮੇਰਾ ॥
ਹਿਰਦੈ ਨਾਮੁ ਸਮ੍ਹ੍ਹਾਰਿ ਸਵੇਰਾ ॥੨॥
ਜਨਮੁ ਸਿਰਾਨੋ ਪੰਥੁ ਨ ਸਵਾਰਾ ॥
ਸਾਂਝ ਪਰੀ ਦਹ ਦਿਸ ਅੰਧਿਆਰਾ ॥
ਕਹਿ ਰਵਿਦਾਸ ਨਿਦਾਨਿ ਦਿਵਾਨੇ ॥
ਚੇਤਸਿ ਨਾਹੀ ਦੁਨੀਆ ਫਨ ਖਾਨੇ ॥੩॥੨॥


Sabad is Infinite; we are very finite. This is our understanding at the moment, which was different yesterday and may evolve tomorrow, as we deepen our relationship with the Sabad. In this trans-creation, we have chosen to keep the repeating words in the Sabad same. We aspire to learn and retain the Divine attribute as used in the original Sabad and avoid terms like God or Lord.

http://www.sikhri.org/o_ignorant_wake_up_why_are_you_asleep

Guest: Inni Kaur (@innikaur)

Host: Manpreet Singh (@mjassal)

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Sikh Cast Ep40 - What is Barah Maha and Why your Kids will Love it?

July 8, 2017

Barah Maha is Sikh Research Institute’s (SikhRI) first children’s online course. Barah Maha is a folk poetry style that expresses the emotions and yearnings of the human heart in terms of the changing seasons of Nature with each particular month over the twelve months of the year.

Barah Maha provides an opportunity for children to connect with Gurbani. The course exposes children to various Gurbani themes, new vocabulary and Sikh attitude towards nature, life and its real goals. It also encourages children to reflect on and think about their own life and priorities.

We hope you and your children will benefit from Barah Maha and develop a deeper desire for the knowledge of Gurbani. Register for the course today.

The course is free for all. 

Course info: http://www.sikhri.org/barah_maha_sikhia

Enroll now: http://courses.sikhia.org/courses/Barah-Maha

 

Guest: Jasmine Kaur

Host: Manpreet Singh (@mjassal)

 

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Sikh Cast Ep39 - “Surrender mind and body, forsake societal norms” (Sabad of the week)

July 3, 2017

Bride-lover is praise-worthy, recognizes the Divine,
Follows Hukam, renounces ego,
Dyed in Beloved, delight follows.  1.

Listen girl-friend! The sign to meet the Divine:
Surrender mind and body, forsake societal norms. 1. Reflect. 

Girl-friend counsels girl-friend,
Earn what pleases the Divine,
Such bride-lover remains cradled.  2.

Caught in ego, one doesn’t enter the Mansion,
Then regrets, when night passes,
Unfortunate, self-oriented, suffers pain.  3.

I would plea, if I thought Divine was far,
Indestructible Divine permeates everywhere,
Servant Nanak see’s the Presence and sings.  4. 

 

Guru Arjan Sahib in Rag Suhi   |  Guru Granth Sahib 737

 

ਸੂਹੀ ਮਹਲਾ ੫ ॥
ਧਨੁ ਸੋਹਾਗਨਿ ਜੋ ਪ੍ਰਭੂ ਪਛਾਨੈ ॥
ਮਾਨੈ ਹੁਕਮੁ ਤਜੈ ਅਭਿਮਾਨੈ ॥
ਪ੍ਰਿਅ ਸਿਉ ਰਾਤੀ ਰਲੀਆ ਮਾਨੈ ॥੧॥

ਸੁਨਿ ਸਖੀਏ ਪ੍ਰਭ ਮਿਲਣ ਨੀਸਾਨੀ ॥
ਮਨੁ ਤਨੁ ਅਰਪਿ ਤਜਿ ਲਾਜ ਲੋਕਾਨੀ ॥੧॥ ਰਹਾਉ ॥
ਸਖੀ ਸਹੇਲੀ ਕਉ ਸਮਝਾਵੈ ॥
ਸੋਈ ਕਮਾਵੈ ਜੋ ਪ੍ਰਭ ਭਾਵੈ ॥
ਸਾ ਸੋਹਾਗਣਿ ਅੰਕਿ ਸਮਾਵੈ ॥੨॥

ਗਰਬਿ ਗਹੇਲੀ ਮਹਲੁ ਨ ਪਾਵੈ ॥
ਫਿਰਿ ਪਛੁਤਾਵੈ ਜਬ ਰੈਣਿ ਬਿਹਾਵੈ ॥
ਕਰਮਹੀਣਿ ਮਨਮੁਖਿ ਦੁਖੁ ਪਾਵੈ ॥੩॥

ਬਿਨਉ ਕਰੀ ਜੇ ਜਾਣਾ ਦੂਰਿ ॥
ਪ੍ਰਭੁ ਅਬਿਨਾਸੀ ਰਹਿਆ ਭਰਪੂਰਿ ॥
ਜਨੁ ਨਾਨਕੁ ਗਾਵੈ ਦੇਖਿ ਹਦੂਰਿ ॥੪॥੩॥

 


Sabad is Infinite; we are very finite. This is our understanding at the moment, which was different yesterday and may evolve tomorrow, as we deepen our relationship with the Sabad. In this trans-creation, we have chosen to keep the repeating words in the Sabad same. We aspire to learn and retain the Divine attribute as used in the original Sabad and avoid terms like God or Lord.

http://www.sikhri.org/surrender_mind_and_body_forsake_societal_norms

Guest: Inni Kaur (@innikaur)

Host: Manpreet Singh (@mjassal)

 

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Sikh Cast Ep38 - “Brimful Immortal nectar is within the home” (Sabad of the week)

June 28, 2017

Brimful Immortal nectar is within the home. Self-oriented cannot taste it.
As musk deer knows not its fragrance, wanders astray in doubt.

Forsakes Immortal nectar, gathers poison, Creator You puzzle.
Rare Guru-oriented gain insight, see Supreme Cosmic within.

Body and Mind become Cool, tongue tastes All-Pervasive.
Only Sabad1 births Nam2, only Sabad bonds union.

Without Sabad entire world is mad, life is lost in vain.
Nanak: Only One-Sabad is the Immortal nectar, Guru-oriented receive it.  2.

1. Literally “The Word.” Popularly refers to the hymns in the Guru Granth Sahib.
2. Divine Identification

Guru Amardas Sahib in Rag Sorath  |  Guru Granth Sahib 644

 

ਮ: ੩ ॥

ਘਰ ਹੀ ਮਹਿ ਅੰਮ੍ਰਿਤ ਭਰਪੂਰ ਹੈ ਮਨਮੁਖਾ ਸਾਦੁ ਨ ਪਾਇਆ ॥
ਜੀਉ ਕਸਤੂਰੀ ਮਿਰਗੁ ਨ ਜਾਣੈ ਭ੍ਰਮਦਾ ਭਰਮਿ ਭੁਲਾਇਆ ॥
ਅੰਮ੍ਰਿਤ ਤਜਿ ਬਿਖੁ ਸੰਗ੍ਰਹੈ ਕਰਤੈ ਆਪਿ ਖੁਆਇਆ ॥
ਗੁਰਮੁਖਿ ਵਿਰਲੇ ਸੋਝੀ ਪਈ ਤਿਨਾ ਅੰਤਰ ਬ੍ਰਹਮ ਦਿਖਾਇਆ ॥
ਤਨੁ ਮਨੂ ਸੀਤਲੁ ਹੋਇਆ ਰਸਨਾ ਹਰਿ ਸਾਦੁ ਆਇਆ ॥
ਸਬਦੇ ਹੀ ਨਾਉ ਉਪਜੈ ਸਬਦੇ ਮੇਲਿ ਮਿਲਾਇਆ ॥
ਬਿਨੁ ਸਬਦੈ ਸਭੁ ਜਗੁ ਬਉਰਾਨਾ ਬਿਰਥਾ ਜਨਮ ਗਵਾਇਆ ॥
ਅੰਮ੍ਰਿਤ ਏਕੋ ਸਬਦੁ ਹੈ ਨਾਨਕ ਗੁਰਮੁਖਿ ਪਾਇਆ ॥੨॥

 


Sabad is Infinite; we are very finite. This is our understanding at the moment, which was different yesterday and may evolve tomorrow, as we deepen our relationship with the Sabad. In this trans-creation, we have chosen to keep the repeating words in the Sabad same. We aspire to learn and retain the Divine attribute as used in the original Sabad and avoid terms like God or Lord.

 http://www.sikhri.org/brimful_immortal_nectar_is_within_the_home

Guest: Inni Kaur (@innikaur)

Host: Manpreet Singh (@mjassal)

 

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Sikh Cast Ep37 - “Colorful Enticer is my life’s honor” (Sabad of the week)

June 19, 2017

Day and night remember Beloved. Delay not even for a moment.
Truth-Exemplar’s service develops reverence; forsakes pride and stubbornness.  1.

Colorful Enticer is my life’s honor,
Dwells within the heart, seeing the play, mind is enticed.  1.  Reflect.

By remembering Whom mind experiences bliss, removes mind’s rust.
Nanak: Splendor of meeting cannot be described…it is beyond expression.  2.

Guru Arjan Sahib in Rag Gujari |  Guru Granth Sahib 498

ਗੂਜਰੀ ਮਹਲਾ ੫ ॥
ਦਿਨੁ ਰਾਤੀ ਆਰਾਧਹੁ ਪਿਆਰੋ ਨਿਮਖ ਨ ਕੀਜੈ ਢੀਲਾ ॥
ਸੰਤ ਸੇਵਾ ਕਰਿ ਭਾਵਨੀ ਲਾਈਐ ਤਿਆਗਿ ਮਾਨੁ ਹਾਠੀਲਾ ॥੧॥

ਮੋਹਨੁ ਪ੍ਰਾਨ ਮਾਨ ਰਾਗੀਲਾ ॥
ਬਾਸਿ ਰਹਿਓ ਹੀਅਰੇ ਕੈ ਸੰਗੇ ਪੇਖਿ ਮੋਹਿਓ ਮਨੁ ਲੀਲਾ ॥੧॥ ਰਹਾਉ ॥

ਜਿਸੁ ਸਿਮਰਤ ਮਨਿ ਹੋਤ ਅਨੰਦਾ ਉਤਰੈ ਮਨਹੁ ਜੰਗੀਲਾ ॥
ਮਿਲਬੇ ਕੀ ਮਹਿਮਾ ਬਰਨਿ ਨ ਸਾਕਉ ਨਾਨਕ ਪਰੈ ਪਰੀਲਾ ॥੨॥੪॥੧੩॥

 


Sabad is Infinite; we are very finite. This is our understanding at the moment, which was different yesterday and may evolve tomorrow, as we deepen our relationship with the Sabad. In this trans-creation, we have chosen to keep the repeating words in the Sabad same. We aspire to learn and retain the Divine attribute as used in the original Sabad and avoid terms like God or Lord.

http://www.sikhri.org/colorful_enticer_is_my_life_honor

Guest: Inni Kaur (@innikaur)

Host: Manpreet Singh (@mjassal)

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Sikh Cast Ep36 - “I cannot live without All-Pervasive for even a moment or an instant” (Sabad of the week)

June 12, 2017

I glorify All-Pervasive’s Nam1 every day.
I was imparted All-Pervasive’s Nam by the Eternal Guru,
I cannot live without All-Pervasive for even a moment or an instant.  1. Reflect.

I listen and remember All-Pervasive’s glory.
I cannot live without All-Pervasive for even a moment.

As the swan cannot live without the pond,
Similarly All-Pervasive’s servant cannot live without All-Pervasive’s service.  1.

Some develop love in their hearts for other loves,
Some develop love for attachment and pride.
All-Pervasive’s servants develop love for All-Pervasive’s Freedom-state.
O! Nanak, they remember the Divine: All-Pervasive! All-Pervasive! 2.

 

  1. Divine Identification

Guru Ramdas Sahib in Rag Asavari | Guru Granth Sahib 369

 

ਰਾਗੁ ਆਸਾਵਰੀ ਘਰੁ ੧੬ ਕੇ ੨ ਮਹੱਲਾ ੪ ਸੁਧੰਗ
੧ਓਂ ਸਤਿਗੁਰ ਪ੍ਰਸਾਦਿ ||
ਹਉ ਅਨਦਿਨੁ ਹਰ ਨਾਮ ਕੀਰਤਨ ਕਰਉ||
ਸਤਿਗੁਰਿ ਮੋ ਕਉ ਹਰ ਨਾਮ ਬਤਾਇਆ ਹਉ ਹਰਿ ਬਿਨੁ ਖਿਨੁ ਪਲੁ ਹਰਿ ਨ ਸਕਉ ||੧|| ਰਹਾਉ ||
ਹਮਰੈ ਸ੍ਰਵਣੁ ਸਿਮਰਨੁ ਹਰ ਕੀਰਤਨੁ ਹਉ ਹਰਿ ਬਿਨੁ ਹਰਿ ਨ ਸਕਉ ਹਉ ਇਕ ਖਿਨੁ ||
ਜੈਸੇ ਹੰਸੁ ਸਰਵਰ ਬਿਨ ਹਰ ਨ ਸਕੇ ਤੈਸੇ ਹਰਿ ਜਾਣੂ ਕਿਉ ਰਹੇ ਹਰਿ ਸੇਵਾ ਬਿਨੁ ||੧||
ਕਿਨਹੂੰ ਪ੍ਰੀਤਿ ਲਾਈ ਦੂਜਾ ਭਾਉ ਰਿਦ ਧਾਰ ਕਿਨਹੂੰ ਪ੍ਰੀਤਿ ਲਾਈ ਮੋਹ ਅਪਮਾਨ ||
ਹਰਿ ਜਾਨ ਪ੍ਰੀਤਿ ਲਾਈ ਹਰਿ ਨਿਰਬਾਣ ਪੱਦ ਨਾਨਕ ਸਿਮਰਤ ਹਰ ਹਰ ਭਗਵਾਨ ||੨||੧੪||੬੬||


Sabad is Infinite; we are very finite. This is our understanding at the moment, which was different yesterday and may evolve tomorrow, as we deepen our relationship with the Sabad. In this trans-creation, we have chosen to keep the repeating words in the Sabad same. We aspire to learn and retain the Divine attribute as used in the original Sabad and avoid terms like God or Lord.

http://www.sikhri.org/i_cannot_live_without_all_pervasive_for_even_a_moment_or_an_instant

Guest: Harinder Singh (@1force)

Host: Manpreet Singh (@mjassal)

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