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Baba Nand Singh ji’s Pooranmashi Bachan

Guru Nanak Sahib ji graced the mortal coil in human form during pooranmashi (full moon). Since then,  Sikhs have celebrated this anniversary every pooranmashi for hundreds of years.

Baba Nand Singh ji Kaleranwale has blessed the Sikh panth by teaching a viddhi (method) by which we may make spiritual progress by leaps and bounds. Those who remain awake on the night preceding the day of the pooranmashi will attain the spiritual merit of doing one month worth of amritvela. Those who remain awake the whole night preceding the pooranmashi of Guru Nanak Sahib Maharaj ji’s advent to this world will attain the kamai (merit) of one year worth of amritvela! The point is to remain in yaad of Guru Nanak sahib ji the whole night. This year pooranmashi of Guru Nanak Sahib ji’s prakash diharra is on the 21st of November. This means you need to start on the night of November 20 and continue at least until the sun rises (or as much as you possibly can do). Das has heard that Baba Nand Singh ji said that Guru ji took avtar at 12:21 AM.

People sometimes do nindya of such things as they fall outside the bounds of ordinary human logic. However Gurmat has its own logic, it is internally consistent. But this does not mean that one can figure out the ocean of Guru Granth Sahib ji through mere philosophizing. If that were true the ocean would in reality be a mere puddle. Gurbani unequivocally states that the bachan of a True Sant automatically comes true. Have sharda in your Guru’s bachan about the sants.



~Discussion With Sant Jagjit Singh Ji Harkhowale Toronto 2010~

~Discussion with Sant Jagjit Singh Ji Harkhowale at trip to toronto 2010~

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– Are there any methods Sant Ji can share with us on how to reduce / defeat sleep?

– Is naam nirgun vahiguroo? Or naam has lashkhans of nirgun? Is nirgun is only naam or sargun saroop?

– What is bhaguati? What is chandi? What is shakta and shakti? Does gurmat believe in existence of shakta and shakti? Is gurmat acknowledges shakti concept which is shared by hindu dharams?

– A child 18 months old dies of a cot death , why ? why take such a life at a very young age? …. an earth/sunami quake kills thousands of innocent people , why ? If god exists and our ultimate aim is to be one with waheguru, why didnt GOD protect the innocent ?

– If there is one GOD , why cant a person meditate /pray as they are i.e. could be amritdari , white , black , skin head , short hair … why make a physical change ?

– Do we feel the effects of Gurbani more when it is sung in traditional way than recited?

– There are many Vidiya (Sciences) to learn, ranging from spiritual to worldly to warfare, for Singhs of Guru Gobind Singh Ji what are their order of importance and how do they relate to each other?

– Shabad Guru, Mahpursh, Ustaad/Gurdev, Shastars, etc how does one show satkaar in order to receive the most blessings?

– How is a sikh living in the west supposed to integrate in sorrounding society. Is it a religious duty to involve himself in local/state politics etc or should involvement mostly be centered around gurdwara and sikh parchaar?

– Can you also ask him if the effect of getting up at 12 AM and staying awake from 11 AM- 4 AM is the same, especially for students who are staying up until 4 am ?

– In Gurbani, vak comes- Sat Guru Bina Hor Kachi Hae Bani. From Sikh maryada point of view(pakh) without question without gurbani everything else can be consider kachi bani. But from sikh adhyatam point of view, what constitutes as kachi bani? Ie- Can poetry/one’s anubhav of nirgun, dharna parchar of vahiguroo ji by bhramgyani mahapursh can be consider “kachi bani” ? Can you give me more vichar on athanka of – sat guru bina hor kachi hai bani?

– is that panj kakkari rehat is usually a significance to saint/soldier lifestyle of the Khalsa. How would Gurmat occupy those that do not want to be soldiers but what to just focus on sainthood? Is kakkar rehat still important to keep for them?

– If Raag is the hukam of the Guru, what are Sant Ji’s views on Kirtan sung in filmy tunes?

– What if an Amritdhari does not know or is unsure they have committed a kurehit (e.g. accidently/unknowingly eaten meat, for arguments sake playing with scissors and it has come really close to their beard and they realise afterwards but are unsure if any rom has been cut, possibly drank coke and not sure if there was a hint of alcohol etc.)? Would this person need to retake amrit? Would they die a bemukh?

– Baba Ji mentioned yesterday that during the incident at Baghdad when Sri Guru Nanak Dev Ji took Pir Dastgir’s son with him to show the existance fo the lakh patals and Akash they brought backa abata of Karah Parashad. Baba Ji mentioned this ‘Dargahi Bata’ is still in existence and has been passed to the continue lineage of Pirs as the sakhi is retold. Can Baba Ji tell us which samparda/pir its with today and the location?

– what should we as individuals do to prepare for whats coming?? (ie potential world war, famines etc)
ask him for details beyond just an answer of ‘more abhyaas and learn shastervidya’

– How important is shastar vidya? At times during practise, many singhs take off your kara or kirpan so it does not hit others? is that kurahit?

– Also, are the 5 khands in JapJi sahib ji actual places, a state of mind (avasthha), or both?

– Srimaan 108 Naabh Kanwal Raja Sahib Ji (Sant Baba Bhagwan Das Ji) and their successor Sant Baba Preetam Das Ji? Is their any successor now? Did either of them ever take Khande Di Pahul? And can they also tell us a little something on Bhagwan Bilaas? Also, why were they referred to as “Nabh Kanwal” Raja Sahib Ji?

-If someone has done nindiya of a sant, but regrets it afterwards will they still go to hell (as per Bhagat Ravidas Ji Baani in Raag Gond)?

-In the diary of Sant Isher Singh Ji Rara Sahib, he talks of the 4 types of tyag, the 3rd being Sargun Saroop Hari da tyag. However, Nanaksar is based on Sargun Upaasnaa. Please can Sant Ji clarify this?

– Normally its consider anandmaykosh is always an sheat in the mind and obstacle, how can we come across with that obstacle when guru maharaj ji talks about anand in anand sahib?

– Many beleive 5 elements, sub elements, 5 koshas, gyan of atma, three layers of body is hinduvaad?

– Many beleive puratan samparda’s interprets gurbani via advaita vedanta of adi sankarcharya? What is your view?

– Many beleive, after mukhti of an sikh, sikh still maintains its own vajood(consciousness) yet still be in sachkhand? If there was no vajood, atma would be annihalated in vahiguroo which is contary to gurmat.??

– Is Braham Kavach bani?

– Is it true that Shaheed Baba Deep Singh did sawa lakh of this bani and havan before departing to protect Harimandir Sahib?

– Why was Sri Sarbloh Granth written? What is the unique phul of this Granth? Is it all Sri Guru Gobind Singh Ji’s bani?

-Did Sri Guru Gobind Singh Ji do havan of Devi before creating the Khalsa Panth to aid them as it says in puratan granths?

-what does Sant Ji think about “Sanatan Sikhi”, i.e., the attempt by some to Hindufy Sikh?

-How should one do shastar puja?

-What bania should one recite for power to fight in jang?

-Can Sant Ji suggest some sort of tapasya like the Sharda Pooran sadhanas (i.e., recite x bani y times for z number of days) to increase and develop the kshatriya side of Sikhi?

-What is the full maryada to do a chalisa?

-Some people have suggested that the world will end in 2012 or so. What does Sant Ji believe will happen in the world in the next decade or so?

-When will kaljug end?

– On average how long is charci lakh joon?

-Some people say that Guru Gobind singh ji was not the sargun saroop of waheguru they say that guru gobind singh said if you call me god you will fall in the pit of hell. How can guru ji throw you in hell by calling him god? In gurbani it says this below, can santji please do veechar of this .”mau ko parmeswar jo uchare te sab narak kund main jaaye” (Can’t seem to find the gurbani for this)Those who call me God, will fall into the deep pit of hell.

– Is ragmala gurbani? – Bhagat dhanna did bhagti of a stone that a brahmin pandit gave him. He observed the stone as god but isn’t worshipping a stone against gurmat and how did he meet god by this anti gurmat practice?

-Sant ji told us in the past recording that says a person who doesn’t meet waheguru in this life will get another chance of human life in the next as long as they did bhagti and kept rehit. Anyway the question is how long does one have to wait to get a chance of human life again?

– Can we get detailed description of deit of sikh who is behingum and sikh who is gristhi?

– To the path to bhramgyan- are there different stages of jaigaso or sadhu going towards bhramgyani?

– what is dastar bandi ceremony? How does it get performed? Please tell us about more about this ceremony?

– Nanak Satguru Bhetiya Pooraie Hovaie Jugat, Hasandaie Khelendaiya Pehendiya Kavandaiya viche hovaie Mukht ||
Please give us visthar vichar on this above tuk? How does jaigaso be nirlaip from maya and consider this duniya mithiya yet still be happy- hasandaie khelendiya, pehendiya, kavandaie?

– Please explain in visthar different types of karam? Like meaning- sanchit, kariman, and paralabdh karam?

– How does surat merge with shabad? Surat jog with shabad kivaie?

– How can one control our mind with prana?

-What is difference between Tibetan Buddhism and Gurmat?

– Some people have doubts that sargun is nirgun, they think its just mere pasara of nirgun, sargun is not nirgun? Can you explain little more in depth with gurbani quotes, how does nirgun relate to sargun? In gurmat sidhant, both upasana of nirgun and sargun are parvan ? or only nirgun di upasana?

-what is nirgun upasana? And what is sargun upasana?

– Why do we stand up in ardas…what is the reason for standing?

– What is the essence of sikhi? simple and plain

– Also some penji believe that before taking amrit they should have laser hair treatment on the face and then take amrit as they believe guruji will forgive them for it since they have taken it before amrit. Is this right and allowed?

– If one does penance in this age while combined with bhagti will it be worth more value than just doing bhagti on it’s own?

– How can you conquer/completely or control the panj chor? =========================================================================================================================================== References- Questions and Answers thread from Last few years from year- 2007-2009


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Sarab Rog ka Aukhad Naam

Throughout history humanity has resorted to many kinds of medications to cure illnesses. Allopathic, homeopathic, natural and herbal medications of all kinds sometimes fail to cure an ailment where Naam succeeds. This website features true testimonials from people who have been healed through meditation on Gurbani.


ਬੀਜ ਮੰਤ੍ਰੁ, ਸਰਬ ਕੋ ਗਿਆਨੁ ਚਹੁ ਵਰਨਾ ਮਹਿ, ਜਪੈ ਕੋਊ ਨਾਮੁ

Bīj manṯar sarab ko gi▫ān. Cẖahu varnā mėh japai ko▫ū nām.

The Beej Mantra, the Seed Mantra, is spiritual wisdom for everyone. Anyone, from any class, may chant the Naam.

ਸਰਬ ਕਾ ਬੀਜ ਰੂਪ ਜੋ ਓਅੰ ਮੰਤ੍ਰ ਹੈ ਤਿਸੀ ਕੇ ਜਾਪ ਸੇ ਰਿਦੇ ਕੀ ਸੁਧੀ ਦ੍ਵਾਰਾ ਸਰਬ ਕੋ ਗਿਆਨ ਹੋਤਾ ਹੈ ਵਾ ਸਰਬ ਸਾਧਨੋਂ ਕਾ ਬੀਜ ਮੰਤ੍ਰ ਗਿਆਨ ਹੈ ਭਾਵ ਸੇ ਸਤ ਅਸਤ ਕੇ ਬਿਬੇਕ ਹੋਣੇ ਕਰਕੇ ਸਾਧਨ ਹੋਤੇ ਹੈਂ ਵਾ ਸਰਬ ਕਾ ਬੀਜ ਮੰਤ੍ਰ ਗਿਆਨ ਕਾ ਦਾਤਾ ਨਾਮ ਹੀ ਹੈ ਕਿਉਂਕਿ ਚਾਰੋਂ ਵਰਨੋਂ ਮੈ ਜੋ ਕੋਈ ਨਾਮ ਜਪਤਾ ਹੈ ਤਿਸੀ ਕੌ ਗਿਆਨ ਹੋਤਾ ਹੈ॥

ਜੋ ਜੋ ਜਪੈ, ਤਿਸ ਕੀ ਗਤਿ ਹੋਇ ਸਾਧਸੰਗਿ, ਪਾਵੈ ਜਨੁ ਕੋਇ

Jo jo japai ṯis kī gaṯ ho▫e. Sāḏẖsang pāvai jan ko▫e.

Whoever chants it, is emancipated. And yet, rare are those who attain it, in the Company of the Holy.

ਔਰ ਜੋ ਜੋ ਪੁਰਸ਼ ਨਾਮੁ ਜਪਤਾ ਹੈ ਤਿਸ ਕੀ (ਗਤਿ) ਕਲਯਾਨ ਹੋਇ ਜਾਤੀ ਹੈ ਪਰੰਤੂ ਸੰਤੋਂ ਕੇ ਸੰਗ ਦ੍ਵਾਰਾ ਕੋਈ ਵਿਰਲਾ ਹੀ ਨਾਮੁ ਕੋ ਪਾਵਤਾ ਹੈ॥

ਕਰਿ ਕਿਰਪਾ, ਅੰਤਰਿ ਉਰ ਧਾਰੈ ਪਸੁ ਪ੍ਰੇਤ, ਮੁਘਦ ਪਾਥਰ ਕਉ ਤਾਰੈ

Kar kirpā anṯar ur ḏẖārai. Pas pareṯ mugẖaḏ pāthar ka▫o ṯārai.

By His Grace, He enshrines it within. Even beasts, ghosts and the stone-hearted are saved.

ਜਿਸ ਪਰ ਵਾਹਿਗੁਰੂ ਕ੍ਰਿਪਾ ਕਰਤਾ ਹੈ ਸੋਈ ਜਨ ਅਪਨੇ ਰਿਦੇ ਅੰਤਰ ਨਾਮੁ ਕੋ ਧਾਰਤਾ ਹੈ ਪਸੁ ਔਰੁ ਪ੍ਰੇਤੋਂ ਸਮ ਮੂਰਖ ਔਰ ਪਥਰੋਂ ਵਤ ਕਠੋਰੋਂ ਕੌ ਬੀ ਨਾਮ ਤਾਰ ਦੇਤਾ ਹੈ ਵਾ ਪਸੂ ਪ੍ਰੇਤੋਂ ਮੂਰਖੋਂ ਔਰ ਪਾਥਰੋਂ ਕੋ ਭੀ ਤਾਰ ਦੇਤਾ ਹੈ॥

ਸਰਬ ਰੋਗ ਕਾ, ਅਉਖਦੁ ਨਾਮੁ ਕਲਿਆਣ ਰੂਪ, ਮੰਗਲ ਗੁਣ ਗਾਮ

Sarab rog kā a▫ukẖaḏ nām. Kali▫āṇ rūp mangal guṇ gām.

The Naam is the panacea, the remedy to cure all ills. Singing the Glory of God is the embodiment of bliss and emancipation.

ਸਰਬ ਰੋਗੋਂ ਕੌ ਦੂਰ ਕਰਤਾ ਦਾਰੂ ਨਾਮ ਹੀ ਹੈ ਪੁਨਾ ਕਲ੍ਯਾਨ ਰੂਪ ਔਰ ਮੰਗਲ ਕਾ ਦਾਤਾ ਗੁਣੋਂ ਕਾ (ਗਾਮ) ਗਾਵਣਾ ਹੈ॥

ਕਾਹੂ ਜੁਗਤਿ, ਕਿਤੈ ਪਾਈਐ ਧਰਮਿ ਨਾਨਕ, ਤਿਸੁ ਮਿਲੈ, ਜਿਸੁ ਲਿਖਿਆ ਧੁਰਿ ਕਰਮਿ ॥੫॥

Kāhū jugaṯ kiṯai na pā▫ī▫ai ḏẖaram. Nānak ṯis milai jis likẖi▫ā ḏẖur karam. ||5||

It cannot be obtained by any religious rituals. O Nanak, he alone obtains it, whose karma is so pre-ordained. ||5||

ਕਿਸੀ ਜੁਗਤ ਔਰ ਕਿਸੀ ਧਰਮ ਕਰਕੇ ਨਾਮ ਨਹੀਂ ਪਾਈਤਾ ਹੈ ਸ੍ਰੀ ਗੁਰੂ ਜੀ ਕਹਤੇ ਹੈਂ ਸੋ ਨਾਮ ਤਿਸਕੌ ਮਿਲਤਾ ਹੈ ਜਿਸਕੇ ਮਸਤਕ ਮੈ ਆਦੋਂ ਹੀ ਉਤਮੁ ਕਰਮੁ ਲਿਖਾ ਹੋਤਾ ਹੈ॥

From my own life, dass knows an elderly person who had fallen and displaced her hip. The doctors stated that she was too old to operate on and they could not help her. She would lose her balance and fall everytime she tried to stand. It was then that she placed her trust in Guru ji and began to continually meditate on the shabad ”Sree Hur Krishan dhi-aa-ee-ayy, Jis Ditt(h)ay Sab Dukh Jaa-ay!” After a few months she felt a current of energy in her leg and her hip was moved back into place – fixed as good as new!!

Dass himself used the healing power of Gurbani for a pinched nerve near the spine. Everyday meditating on the above shabad for at least one mala (108  repetitions). After a few days the energy vibration in my back increased and the pain disappeared!!

It is important to always always always do ardass (a prayer) after any meditation, otherwise we may not see the full benefit from it. It’s also HUGELY more beneficial to meditate nishkaam (without worldly desires). In my case I didn’t ask for ending my pain or fixing the pinched nerve, I just meditated on the mantr, and afterwards did ardass of the same mantr (Sree Har Krishan Dhiaaeaye, Jis Ditthay Sub Dukh Jaa-aay).  As you can clearly see, the power of Naam is not merely psychlogical as some nishardic (faithless) people claim.

If anyone suffers from great mental stress, continual meditation on gurmantr, mool mantr, or any Gurbani helps avoid the stress & it helps avoid the weakening of the mind the occurs from constant stress. An easy way is to download the Gareebi Nitnem from www.Gursevak.com and just play them in your ears 24/7.