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2020-01-27 21:06:37 -0600 answered a question Why do Sikh Guru Pictures are like this ?

ਜਿਸੁ ਪ੍ਰਭੁ ਰਾਖੈ ਤਿਸੁ ਨਾਹੀ ਦੂਖ ॥ ਨਾਮੁ ਜਪਤ ਮਨਿ ਹੋਵਤ ਸੂਖ ॥ ਚਿੰਤਾ ਜਾਇ ਮਿਟੈ ਅਹੰਕਾਰੁ ॥ ਤਿਸੁ ਜਨ ਕਉ ਕੋਇ ਨ ਪਹੁਚਨਹਾਰੁ ॥ ਸਿਰ ਊਪਰਿ ਠਾਢਾ ਗੁਰੁ ਸੂਰਾ ॥ ਨਾਨਕ ਤਾ ਕੇ ਕਾਰਜ ਪੂਰਾ ॥

radiant halo behind their head, means the ones who are connected with nature their mind isn’t affected by grief even if their life is full of grief, Whenever they remember their creator happiness is produced in their mind, worry anxiety and arrogant pride dies. That person’s happiness cannot be compared even to the most richest man. He has illuminating sun that provides cool shade every time on his mind. Nanak: whatever he puts effort in becomes successful.

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2020-01-27 13:19:29 -0600 asked a question Why can't I just back to a normal life ?

If I don't listen to Kirtan once in 5 hours my head start hurting like a hangover, and I feel very depressed.

I don't care about money, but my family has started thinking that I have gone mental :D

How do I go back to my normal life ? I once tried drinking with group of friends but when i was drunk my mind haunts me that these idiots are just wasting life/time and money on showing off

Why can't and how can I just be like I was before I started doing paath?

I mean I keep thinking subconsciously that people are lying to themselves and keep themselves busy is dumb stuff just because they are afraid of death.

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2020-01-27 12:28:25 -0600 marked best answer Why do we get goosebumps while listening to Gurbani ?

Is it just because our brain acts on a specific kind of music that we react to it ?

You can almost get the same feeling from the videos in this link too ->https://www.classicfm.com/music-news/music-gives-goosebumps/

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2020-01-27 11:21:49 -0600 asked a question What to do , how can someone live in a society ?

ਮਨਮੁਖ ਮੂੜ ਮਾਇਆ ਚਿਤ ਵਾਸੁ ॥

Manmukh is stupid, he attaches his mind to Maya

If someone's friends and family are all Manmukhs they want the one person to become Manmukh too, how to live in society ?

2020-01-27 11:15:04 -0600 commented answer How to know what is real ?

If I tell this to any regular person, he will just call me mental, why is that ?

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2020-01-27 10:51:23 -0600 asked a question Does Guru Nanak want us to live in isolation ?

ਰਹਹਿ ਇਕਾਂਤਿ ਏਕੋ ਮਨਿ ਵਸਿਆ ਆਸਾ ਮਾਹਿ ਨਿਰਾਸੋ ॥ ਅਗਮੁ ਅਗੋਚਰੁ ਦੇਖਿ ਦਿਖਾਏ ਨਾਨਕੁ ਤਾ ਕਾ ਦਾਸੋ ॥

One who lives alone and has only one thing in his mind, remains unaffected by hope or losing hope. Sees and inspires others to see what we cannot see with our senses or comprehend. Nanak is his servant.

Then why do we get married and have family ?

2020-01-26 09:04:25 -0600 commented answer Is Sikhism the only true way ?

Do you know who bhatt kirat was ?

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2020-01-25 11:11:40 -0600 asked a question Why do Sikh Guru Pictures are like this ?

Why are all Sikh Guru Pictures made with a Sun halon on their head ?

https://farm8.static.flickr.com/7377/...f87f94a9a1o.jpg

2020-01-25 09:02:57 -0600 asked a question What is true religion ?

Is the below statement true ?

He who is living in an illusion of religion will try to convert to his own, he who knows true religion knows that both are cut from the same cloth and will heal your soul.

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2020-01-24 13:50:14 -0600 asked a question What is meant by illusion in Gurbani ?

" Time and space are not conditions in which we live, but modes by which we think." - Albert Einstein

Does this mean that we really don't physically live in time and space, but we perceive it the smaller the thing is the faster is perceives time e.g. some flies have life span of one day, the bigger the thing is the slower time is for it e.g. sun has life span of billion years. Space is infinite, even if we reach the end of the universe we will discover its 10 times more bigger because it's something we sense. Just like a person in a dream senses it as a reality the mind senses whatever the eyes tell it as reality.

Is this the illusion (Brahm) gurbani talks about ?

2020-01-24 12:20:17 -0600 asked a question Is Guruka Singh aware of previous life ?

I have heard that some people who do paath, remember their previous life

Does Guruka Singh knows why he was "randomly selected" out of all 99% of American population and out of all 12 major religions by nature to be a Sikh ?

2020-01-24 10:07:03 -0600 asked a question Should we keep hopes on God/Guru?

When we go to Gurudwaara should we keep hopes on God to fulfill a desire ?

Whenever a person keeps hope in something, he will be disappointed if the desire is not fullfilled ?

So is it correct to not keep hope in God but just be grateful for something good in life instead .

2020-01-24 09:54:29 -0600 asked a question What is the point of gaining knowledge ?

What is the point of gaining spiritual insight ?

If a pundit were to die he would lose it all anyway and in next life has to regain it all over again .

2020-01-24 09:52:27 -0600 marked best answer What does Sikhism say about Bisexuals particularly ?

I know that biological importance of Lesbian/Gay is to adopt orphans so that is ok

But are Bisexual people sinners as per Sikhism ? Because if they are bisexual that means they can pick one gender and get married but they are frivolously have sex

What does Sikhism say about Bisexuals particularly

2020-01-24 09:52:03 -0600 marked best answer What is the inner voice ?

What I mean is when an adult looks at a homeless and disabled person from his car at first there is a voice from within ( which is only 20% loud) that tells him to donate a little to him. But then there is another voice from within that is 80% loud which tells him that he needs money for himself and his family too and the poor person is not his problem.

What are these 2 voices and what is their purpose /?

2020-01-24 09:51:55 -0600 marked best answer How can someone see the inaccessible, unfathomable ?

ਰਹਹਿ ਇਕਾਂਤਿ ਏਕੋ ਮਨਿ ਵਸਿਆ ਆਸਾ ਮਾਹਿ ਨਿਰਾਸੋ ॥

Rehehi Eikaanth Eaeko Man Vasiaa Aasaa Maahi Niraaso ||

One who lives alone, as a hermit, enshrining the One in his mind, remaining unaffected by hope in the midst of hope,

ਅਗਮੁ ਅਗੋਚਰੁ ਦੇਖਿ ਦਿਖਾਏ ਨਾਨਕੁ ਤਾ ਕਾ ਦਾਸੋ ॥੫॥

Agam Agochar Dhaekh Dhikhaaeae Naanak Thaa Kaa Dhaaso ||5||

Sees and inspires others to see the inaccessible, unfathomable.Nanak is his slave. ||5||

2020-01-24 09:51:21 -0600 marked best answer What is Vach Siddhi ?

What is Vach Siddhi how does one get it ? and how does one know if he has it or not ? and how does it work ?

2020-01-24 09:51:13 -0600 marked best answer How to pass time ?

People who become spiritual etc. don't have many desires in life.

My question is, If someone doesn't have too many desires or wishes in his life, How can he/she pass time ?

Life is so long (0-100years) approximately

2020-01-24 09:50:58 -0600 marked best answer Did Guru Gobind Singh ji really shoot arrows of gold ?

If he did what was the purpose of killing an enemy with Gold arrow isn't it waste of money? why didn't he use the gold on his own soldiers instead ?

2020-01-24 09:50:36 -0600 marked best answer Is this quote about dasvandh from Gurbani ?

The quote here -> https://www.sikhdharma.org/donate/

...This makes Mother Earth and Heavenly Father to commit to return back in many folds.”

Or they are just talking about tax returns

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2020-01-24 09:49:03 -0600 marked best answer What does this Salok mean ?

sabh ko pooraa aapay hovai ghat na ko-ee aakhai. Everyone calls himself perfect; none call themselves imperfect.

pat parvaanaa pichhai paa-ee-ai taa naanak toli-aa jaapai. ||2|| If the weight of command is placed on the scale, then, O Nanak, one sees his true weight. ||2||

Obviously we all know that we don't point mistakes in others, unless we give them advice against harm.

But what does this Salok mean ?

Does this mean that a person who thinks that a person who does the right things all the time is actually blinded by it and starts living in his own illusion ?

2020-01-24 09:48:20 -0600 asked a question How can we say that Karma is real ?

How can someone prove that Karma is real ?

Sometimes bad things happen to us , sometimes good things

If life is like a movie; then some are given the role of heroes some are given the roles of villains as a movie is useless without either. then technically no one is really good or bad or does good or bad Karma, he just does the things he is made to do.

2020-01-24 09:45:59 -0600 asked a question What is the objective of Sikh religion?

Is the objective of Sikh religion to make others wear turbans and follow Sikhism ?

Or to put patches on their broken mind and somehow make sense of life for them ?

2020-01-24 09:44:46 -0600 asked a question Is soul analogous to software ?

If we consider ourselves as robots, and body + mind as a hardware

then is our soul/conscious just a self-aware and self-learning Artificial Intelligence software and when we die its put into different hardware ??

The mind tries to think best for the hardware whereas the soul/Guru/Piri thinks what's best for the software ?

2020-01-24 09:41:46 -0600 asked a question How to know what is real ?

When we are born , we know neither religion nor God, nor good nor bad, not happiness nor sadness

All these emotions are produced within in the mind itself and our conscious acts on it.

How are people so sure that what our mind projects us is actually even true ?

2020-01-24 09:35:20 -0600 asked a question Is Sikhism the only true way ?

If Sikhism or any particular religion is the only way,

Then how were people finding God before religion was invented ?