Posts Tagged ‘Guru’

Is a Guru necessary for spiritual evolution?

Many religions of the world agree on the need for a spiritual guide. On meeting the True Perfect Guru, the ignorance of superstition is removed and divine knowledge obtained. The Guru sheds light through his message. What is important is not the person but ‘The Word’. According to the Sikh religion, liberation cannot be won […]

What are the traits of a True Guru?

In view of the need of a Guru, one must be on guard against a pseudo of fake Guru. Sikhi lays down certain qualifications and qualities for a Guru. Guru Raam Daas Ji says: ਸਤਿਗੁਰੁ ਸਾਗਰੁ ਗੁਣ ਨਾਮ ਕਾ ਮੈ ਤਿਸੁ ਦੇਖਣ ਕਾ ਚਾਉ ॥ “The True Guru is the Ocean of Virtue of Naam, […]

Did the Sikh Gurus perform miracles? If so, why?

Prophets and saints have performed miracles. A miracle is an extraordinary event which reason or science cannot explain. Science has not yet advanced so far as to explain everything. According to the scientists, miracles have nothing to do with holiness or piety. Miracles are “not happening against the laws of God, but are the results […]

What is the relationship between the Sikh and the Guru?

The word Sikh means a learner, a student. He is therefore to get his instruction from a teacher who is called a Guru. The personality of the Sikh Guru, is so influential that it completely transforms the disciple and shapes his life to diviner issues. This is achieved not by personal and physical instruction but […]