Archive for November, 2014

  SGGS pp 942-944, Raamkali M: 1, Sidh Gostt, Paurris 35-54.   Note: In this composition questions by the Sidhs are black, and answers of Guru Nanak in blue, font.   ਗੁਰਮੁਖਿ ਰਤਨੁ ਲਹੈ ਲਿਵ ਲਾਇ ॥ ਗੁਰਮੁਖਿ ਪਰਖੈ ਰਤਨੁ ਸੁਭਾਇ ॥ Gurmukẖ raṯan lahai liv lā▫e.  Gurmukẖ parkẖai raṯan subẖā▫e.   (Gurmukh-i) one who follows […]

SGGS pp 940-942, Raamkali M: 1, Sidh Gostt, Paurris 21-34.   Note: IN the text below, black fonts are statements or questions by the Yogis and blue fonts are views of guru Nanak.   ਆਦਿ ਕਉ ਕਵਨੁ ਬੀਚਾਰੁ ਕਥੀਅਲੇ ਸੁੰਨ ਕਹਾ ਘਰ ਵਾਸੋ ॥ ਗਿਆਨ ਕੀ ਮੁਦ੍ਰਾ ਕਵਨ ਕਥੀਅਲੇ ਘਟਿ ਘਟਿ ਕਵਨ ਨਿਵਾਸੋ ॥ Āḏ […]

  SGGS pp 938-940, Raamkali M; 1, Sidh Gostt paurris 1-20 of 73. Note 1: Guru Nanak, the first Sikh Guru travelled to many places in order to interact with people of other faiths. He had two encounters with the Hindu ascetics called Yogis or Sidhs, one in the Himalayas/Sumer Parbat and the other at […]

SGGS pp 936-938, Raamkali M: 1, Dakhani, Oankaar, Paurris 43-54 of 54. ਜੋ ਆਵਹਿ ਸੇ ਜਾਹਿ ਫੁਨਿ ਆਇ ਗਏ ਪਛੁਤਾਹਿ ॥ ਲਖ ਚਉਰਾਸੀਹ ਮੇਦਨੀ ਘਟੈ ਨ ਵਧੈ ਉਤਾਹਿ ॥ Jo āvahi se jāhi fun ā▫e ga▫e pacẖẖuṯāhi.  Lakẖ cẖa▫orāsīh meḏnī gẖatai na vaḏẖai uṯāhi.   (Jo) those who (aavah-i = come) are born, (s-e) they (jaah-i […]

SGGS pp 934-936, Raamkali M: 1, Dakhni, Oankaar, Paurris 33-42.   Note: The next stanza talks of (tarvar-u) a tree and (pankh/pankhi) birds. The birds come and sit on the tree for rest. When they notice something to eat they fly there. Sometimes the grains are baits thrown by the hunters with a net ready […]


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