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The Importance Of Sangat : Part 2

In a sangat we gain information first without having to make a commitment. This excites and compels the mann (mind) to engage for an experience. Only through engaging can we create a relationship with God. As this relationship is emotional, only the sangat’s support sees us through. Inner knowledge helps us prepare for inner attachments. Read More …

The Importance of Sangat : Part 1

The sangat (congregation) is about unification. Our unification with God. We need a sangat as our fixed attitudes and beliefs no longer serve a purpose. These create frustrations as there is no progress. Sangat helps to create an expectation and makes a contribution. Sangat is about engaging and disengaging with people just like the process Read More …

The Passion Of The Shabad : Part 6

The Shabad gently trains and educates the mann, without applying force of any kind. When the mann is exhausted with the repetition of the Shabad, it begins the process of purification and creates a balance. Balance is needed for total focus. As the mann is persistence based not determination based the Shabad only works in Read More …

The Passion Of The Shabad : Part 5

Until the experience of oneness, the best we can do is to have belief in the Shabad. The belief is strong enough to take us to the point of experience of oneness. Oneness is seeing the similarity or familiarity created through the affirmation of the Shabad. The Shabad also prepares us for emotional times and Read More …

The Passion Of The Shabad : Part 4

No one knows the full capacity of the Shabad but the power of the soul means the possibilities are vast. The Shabad can create opportunities which often lay in concerns, worries and expectations. By meeting the needs the Shabad reaches its full capacity. We need reasons to create expectations, then these reasons become a compelling Read More …

The Passion Of The Shabad : Part 3

The Shabad is earned through good deeds. It is not found. Once we have the Shabad we must spend time alone with it – this brings us into our self. We make a commitment where we are willing to sacrifice. With repetition, the Shabad is brought to its full capacity. If the Shabad stays at Read More …

The Passion Of The Shabad : Part 2

By focusing on the Shabad the limit is created. The Shabad can create a limit by creating inner experiences. Inner experiences create a thirst for more. The stronger the thirst, the more relentless we become. When this thirst is pursued passionately it becomes a vision which we personalise. The Shabad generates its own emotional attachments Read More …

The Passion Of The Shabad : Part 1

The Shabad (Word) is the power of the soul. Nothing happens without both the Shabad and the soul. The Shabad is needed as the journey of meditation and nature of mediation is exciting, emotional and unpredictable. The Shabad becomes the stability. It becomes the soul’s balancing act. If we look at the nature of humans, Read More …

The Necessity Of Discipline : Part 7

Passion is an important part of the process but it is with discipline we achieve. There are many others ways such as compliment, praise, acknowledge and recognition but passion is the strongest because it brings us together in a collective. The level of determination and discipline determines our success. Determination without discipline is useless. Success, Read More …

The Necessity Of Discipline : Part 6

The process is not a punishment or about punishing the body. It is about self-improvement and development. The key is to remain engaged and committed. A disciplined lifestyle makes our participation meaningful. Sometimes we are given a small taste/experience of heaven (darshan) from time to time to keep us motivated. This small taste attracts our Read More …