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Navigating Life with Timeless Wisdom

January 23, 2024

Vahiguru ji ka Khalsa, Vahiguru ji ki Fatih!

In the profound verses of Rag Sorathi's eleventh composition, Guru Teghbahadar Sahib says: the being who does not feel pain in suffering, within whom there is no love for happiness and fear, considers gold as soil.

We pause.
We reflect.

Envision a life of unwavering steadiness, where pain becomes a transient visitor incapable of disrupting inner serenity. The beings connected to the Wisdom-Guru navigate the ebb and flow of life without being cast aside or uprooted by the trials that befall them. Their understanding transcends the superficial, recognizing that the daily tribulations we encounter are not the ultimate pains; instead, the greatest agony lies in separation.

These beings harbor no attachment to fleeting comforts, nor do they cower in fear. The disparity between the most precious and the least precious things dissolves into insignificance for them. Their consciousness embraces the profound teaching that life's essence lies beyond pursuing momentary pleasures, residing instead in Hukam, complete acceptance.

A question lingers: How does one navigate the world's complexities with such equanimity? How does one transcend life's formidable challenges and remain steadfast in adversity? The answers to these mysteries elude us until we connect with the Wisdom-Guru who unveils the method.

We may comprehend this enigma as we connect with the teachings flowing from the wellspring of the Wisdom-Guru. Only then will we unravel the secrets of accepting pain, allowing it to flow through us, and persisting in the face of so-called suffering.

May we embark on a journey toward understanding—the understanding that liberates us from the shackles of attachment and fear. May we learn to walk the path illuminated by the Wisdom-Guru, where acceptance becomes our guiding light.

May the Wisdom-Guru be with us!

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