Wednesday, March 30, 2011

God ...Tussi Great Ho!!!.....God You Are Great


I am a Sikh and for me ...... God is one...Ek Onkar



He is the Supreme Truth. He is the Creator.He is without fear and without hate.

The opening sequence in Guru Granth Sahib ….. The holy scripture of Sikhism tells us and about the description of God: 
He is immortal. He is neither born nor does He die.( Ajuni).
By Guru's grace shall we be able to see the path to Him?
Chant and Meditate on His Name (simran).
 He has been the Truth. He is the Truth now and He 
shall be the Truth forever…..



This supreme master loves everyone. In Sikhism, the unshakeable belief is that there is no one superior to Him… Him whom we call GOD…..’The Waheguru’. …He created all beings, animals, birds, creatures ….Moreover he created all kinds of humans… Black …White…Brown…Yellow.
It was Guru Nanak the founder of Sikh faith, who gave this clarity to the people who hitherto thought differently.


Surprised and perplexed, they asked questions on the veracity of his teachings.
Who told you this?
How did God come in existence?

Very gently and patiently Guru Nanak explained that God Himself gave him this information ….for that matter he continued to explain that  God has always been present from time immemorial…for that matter for God there is no perception of time…. No beginning  no end. This maybe a little difficult for us to understand … as humans we are used to the quantified unit of time ....This concept of time is very global.


By now the curiosity of the people was further piqued…. they were curious and asked Guru Nanak as to what God looked like?
That must have been a tough one…to describe the formless!!! However the great Guru preached that God is beyond gender and shape. "He has no form, no shape, no color; God is beyond these three qualities.” One understands Him, O Nanak, with whom God is pleased" (Guru Granth Sahib pg 283). God has no body, He is the greatest Spirit of all and our soul is a part of Him.’


Every religious conviction talks of the benevolence of the Supreme Power …here we come to one possible difference …. The main difference in Sikhism is at only one point…..The saviours who walked the Earth are in most faiths established as God …..Jesus…Buddha ….Ram
…..Krishna… The Sikh Gurus themselves said that they are not to be worshipped. They expressed very clearly not to worship anyone except God...And they were not God.
Guru Gobind Singh  even put it in harsh words and said, Those who call me God will fall into the pit of hell. Consider me as a humble servant of God and have no doubt about it.” He wanted to be very clear that He is not God and should not be worshipped. One should only worship the One Almighty Lord.

Simply put.. God is everywhere and no one can claim proprietary rights on him. He is our 
maker. And has abundance of love to share.


Then why do we come to blows?


The purpose of life is to purify yourself, meditate on God and eventually connect with the universal pool of Supreme Energy … God.

Could we consider that soul is a part of God, from which it has been separated and is in constant state of tension to become one with God. ..That is the salvation  we achieve ..... ‘Mukti’ from the cycle of birth and death.


Is it the purpose of this life is to become one with God, to merge in the One whom we originated from?


 Our Guru tells us, "This human body has been given to you. This is your chance to meet God. All other works are of no use. Join the holy congregation and meditate on the Name of God" (Guru Granth Sahib Ji, 12).

What does this separation do to our soul?


The learned say that our soul once it has been separated from God is in state of disturbed equilibrium filled of many impurities such as lust, anger, greed, attachment to materialistic things, and ego. We have to purify our soul so that we can merge with divine energy … God.


Hmmm!!! How do we do this? 


Try living an honest and humble lifestyle. Compassion and Love be the cornerstone and meditate…..Simran.


Gurbaani  says that, "Those who meditate single-mindedly on the Name of God, and contemplate the teachings of the Gurus ….. Their faces are forever radiant in the Kingdom of God" (Guru Granth Sahib Ji, 28).


 The ones who do not meditate on God keep going through the cycle of birth and death while the one who meditate on God and love Him become radiant in His Kingdom.



8 comments:

  1. Very correct & nicely put the conception of Sikhism as taught by our Gurus. We must follow the A/M teachings in words & deeds by medidating doing SIMRAN day in & day out to acheive salvetion/MUKTI : AVAR KAJ TERE KAITAY NA KAAM MIL SADH SANGAT BHAT KAWAL NAAM . WJKK WJKF

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  2. Sat Sri Akal Ji.... All good men have to speak up...to make a difference in mindsets.

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  3. Sikhism True ....Daar Ji , i your picture it appears Hinduism also but Hinduism does not believe in one god so pls remove it.
    Thursday at 3:08pm · Like

    Daar Ji Sikhism True....True...This was done..as.sometimes ..to make it an inclusive thought. we keep the mantra going One God One world...Many Hindus Do believe in ONE Bhagwan...and slowly we can change thoughts... We have to be tolerant...:-)
    Thursday at 3:24pm · Like · 1 person

    Sikhism True ....Daar Ji , agreed with you , but at present Hinduism is dividing sikhs through promotion of Dera waad and lots of other issues related to History and literature of sikhism. So urgent need is to educate the sikhs and to bring them on one platform. Our prime duty at present , must be focused to change the thoughts of all those sikhs first and to bring them under the command of Guru Granth Sahib and then we can think about the other religion to follow our thoughts.
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  4. Preetinder Kaur ਸਚਾ ਸਾਹਿਬੁ ਮਨਿ ਵਸੈ ਵਸਿਆ ਮਨਿ ਸੋਈ ॥: Sachaa saahib mani vasai vasiaa mani soi:(ANG 420, GURU GRANTH SAHIB JI). ARTH ===== The True Saahib (God) dwells within the mind; the mind that realizes this blends into Him. ਸਦਾ-ਥਿਰ ਮਾਲਕ ਜਿਸ ਮਨੁੱਖ ਦੇ ਮਨ ਵਿਚ ਵੱਸ ਪੈਂਦਾ ਹੈ, ਉਸ ਮਨੁੱਖ ਨੂੰ ਆਪਣੇ ਮਨ ਵਿਚ ਵੱਸਿਆ ਹੋਇਆ ਉਹੀ ਪ੍ਰਭੂ (ਹਰ ਥਾਂ ਦਿੱਸਦਾ ਹੈ)। (ਉਸ ਨੂੰ ਇਹ ਨਿਸ਼ਚਾ ਹੋ ਜਾਂਦਾ ਹੈ ਕਿ) ਪ੍ਰਭੂ ਆਪ ਹੀ ਵਡਿਆਈਆਂ ਦੇਂਦਾ ਹੈ (ਤੇ ਉਸ ਦੇ ਖ਼ਜ਼ਾਨੇ ਵਿਚ ਇਤਨੀਆਂ ਵਡਿਆਈਆਂ ਹਨ ਕਿ) ਦੇਂਦਿਆਂ ਉਹ ਘਟਦੀਆਂ ਨਹੀਂ।
    Thursday at 5:29pm · Like

    Daar Ji Fringe elements of any society do not speak for all....Baba Nanak said Na koi Hindu ,Na koi mussalman....The only truth is as Preetinder says
    Thursday at 5:35pm · Like

    Daar Ji Sachaa saahib mani vasai vasiaa mani soi:.....The ultimate objective of these all spiritual texts is to help man identify himself with God and thereby, make his life on earth meaningful for both himself and others.
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  5. Robert Emery thanks Daar Ji -In Sikhism, the unshakeable belief is that there is no one superior to Him… Him whom we call GOD…..’The Waheguru’. …He created all beings, animals, birds, creatures ….Moreover he created all kinds of humans… Black …White…Bro...See More
    Thursday at 7:54pm · Like · 1 person

    Daar Ji Thats the problem....the imposter's and insane are hijacking the centuries of spiritual content and misleading young ones....Frightens me...Speak up friend...
    Thursday at 7:58pm · Like · 1 person

    Robert Emery sikhs need to stop stepping back!
    Thursday at 7:59pm · Like · 1 person

    Daar Ji Robert cross section of society is a mixed bag....The good ...The bad and the ugly.....So we have our fringe elements as well...I in my own little way engage them in discussions...Maybe love gets contagious.

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  6. Ashok Sharma Dear Daar Ji:

    Thiese opening words from Sri GuruGranthSahib.."
    IKOnkaarSatnaam.....NirBhau...Nirvairr... NanakHosivi Sach
    urged me to Dive deep in order to fathom the real Meaning
    and many years later I found myself able to find similarities
    in other Revealed Scriptures of Mankind..and knew that the
    Lifes of all great Saints Mystics...Fakirs of the Highest order
    and even essence of major religions of humankind pointing to
    the Same Truth ! We are all One ! Truth is One..! Our earth
    One Planet Human Race one big Family of God, the Supreme
    Power behind this Universe ! ...And now with this fact and Truth
    lets us Pray and act in a manner to Dissolve all Borders and
    artificial constructs dividing humanity and make Armament,
    Wars a thing of past and render it absolutely redundant in this
    new Dawn of Unity Consciousnes of perfect and Unconditional
    Love not only between the Sexes but entire human Race !!
    We Are All One and there is no Difference

    Ashok



    We may Honor Mother Earth and Her Environment through Projects that bring Holistic improvements and sustainable Developments in society. Let us all together bring Peace, Abundance for all & establish a United..Human Race !planet!

    Ashok Sharma :
    NTAT southWestAsia
    Thursday at 3:29pm via · Unlike · 2 people

    Jayarajan Panthokooloth I'm no Sikh.And for me ....God is one.Ek Onkar. Namaste.
    Thursday at 3:33pm · Unlike · 1 person

    Daar Ji.... Ashok Bless you...and keep talking of this TRUTH.... Someday maybe we can have a large collective Voice...Which can be heard. )))
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  7. Daar Ji Jayarajan.....Bless You...God is one...not only that our Gods are one. He is having the last laugh
    Thursday at 3:37pm · Like · 1 person
    Jayarajan Panthokooloth I feel, inner journey has to be inward. When we want " a large collective voice ...which can be heard" , it is outward journey. It becomes politics.And starts corrupting and gets corrupted.
    Thursday at 3:46pm · Unlike · 2 people
    Daar Ji Yes and No J.... All that it takes for evi to triumph is ...for a few good men to keep quiet.
    Thursday at 4:20pm · Like
    Jayarajan Panthokooloth I'm afraid , I don't get you, sir.
    Thursday at 4:22pm · Like
    Daar Ji The strident voices over power the space....So saner voices have to stop the evil by speaking up.
    Thursday at 4:24pm · Like
    Daar Ji So outward Journey has to be made...All the saviors who walked on this earth have shown the way in outward journey.
    Thursday at 4:26pm · Like
    Jayarajan Panthokooloth What is 'evi to triumph' ?
    Thursday at 4:26pm · Like
    Daar Ji Evil to triumph...The ones who misguide...spread hate etc
    Thursday at 4:28pm · Like · 1 person
    Jayarajan Panthokooloth ha ha ha ha ha . for evil, you typed only 'evi'. That caused the problem.Thank you for the clarification, sir.
    Thursday at 4:30pm · Like
    Daar Ji Sorry...Old age catching uo...I suppose ))
    Thursday at 4:31pm · Like · 1 person
    Daar Ji There goes UP now
    Thursday at 4:31pm · Like · 1 person
    Jayarajan Panthokooloth So you meant , when good men are silent , evil triumph. I understand , you said so.
    Thursday at 4:39pm · Like

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