Archive for May, 2008

KARMA Note: This study is based on Gurbani or Guru’s Word as contained in Sri Guru Granth Sahib (SGGS) and all pages in parentheses are thereof. The original in Gurmukhi also shows the author e.g. the numeral ੫ means the Fifth Guru. Karma which literally means ‘deeds’, covers both physical and mental actions as also […]

Monday, May 19, 2008                                  Duality The numeral 2 indicates duality. Duality or dualism is the existence of two opposite and mutually exclusive entities or states, which are given equal or nearly equal status. It refers to the quality of being […]

Does Gurbani Prohibit Eating Meat? Different people have different views on whether consumption of meat by a Sikh is allowed. Some feel it is prohibited while others feel there is no prohibition. Let us make an effort to understand what Gurbani says. Those who think meat is not to be taken by a Sikh quote […]

Numbers are looked at in many ways. The fundamental use of numbers is in mathematics. Numbers are also used in numerology where their effect e.g. of the year of birth is studied. However in the series of articles that follow, counts of various things and beliefs in religions, both Eastern and Semitic are proposed to […]