BULLHE SHAH: The Rumi of Punjab     An artist’s impression of Bullhe Shah. Courtsey Wikipedia   बेक़ैद मैं  बेक़ैद, मैं बेक़ैद; ना रोगी, ना वैद| ना मैं मोमन, ना मैं फाक़र, ना सैयद, ना सैद| चौधीं तबक़ीं सैर असाडा, किते ना हुंदा क़ैद| ख़राबात है जात असाडी, ना सोमा, ना ऐब| बुल्ल्हेशाह दी ज़ात … More SUFIS OF THE INDUS REGION – III

2010 in review

The stats helper monkeys at mulled over how this blog did in 2010, and here’s a high level summary of its overall blog health: The Blog-Health-o-Meter™ reads This blog is doing awesome!. Crunchy numbers A helper monkey made this abstract painting, inspired by your stats. A Boeing 747-400 passenger jet can hold 416 passengers. … More 2010 in review

The Fakir from Punjab

          ੴ ਸਤਿ ਨਾਮੁ ਕਰਤਾ ਪੁਰਖੁ ਨਿਰਭਉ ਨਿਰਵੈਰੁ ਅਕਾਲ ਮੂਰਤਿ ਅਜੂਨੀ ਸੈਭੰ ਗੁਰ ਪ੍ਰਸਾਦਿ ॥ (Ik ōaṅkār sat nām kartā purkh nirbha’u nirvair akāl mūrat ajūnī saibhaṃ gur prasād ) One creator, one supreme reality, His formless unity manifests itself in limitless forms His name represents one cosmic Truth, one without … More The Fakir from Punjab

Raman Maharishi: The Silent Seer of Arunachala

Like his beloved hill – Arunachala, this sage raised his head in solitary grace above the rest of humanity, humble in his spiritual grandeur. He advocated no religious method, tradition or ritual. He was above them and espoused the spirit of Self inquiry. ‘Know thyself and you shall know the Truth’ was his response to … More Raman Maharishi: The Silent Seer of Arunachala