Sunday, December 8"Satyam Vada, Dharmam Chara" - Taittiriya Upanishad


Guru Angad Dev Revered As An Avatar Of Rajarshi Janak In Guru Granth Sahib

Guru Angad Dev Revered As An Avatar Of Rajarshi Janak In Guru Granth Sahib

Hinduism, Sikhism
Source: @TrueIndology/Twitter   Guru Granth Sahib is revered by Sikhs and Hindus alike as the Living Guru, encompassing the Divine Light of all the ten Gurus of Sikhism. The tenth Guru, Guru Gobind Singh compiled the Guru Granth Sahib which is regarded as the Eternal Living Guru after the lineage of the ten Sikh Gurus. An earlier version of Guru Granth Sahib was compiled by the fifth Guru, Guru Arjan Dev who compiled the teachings and hymns of Guru Nanak Dev and his three successors. This earlier version was known as Adi Granth. Composed by the Sikh Gurus, Guru Nanak Dev, Guru Angad Dev, Guru Amar Das, Guru Ram Das, Guru Arjan Dev, Guru Tegh Bahadur and Guru Gobin

India’s core value systems

Buddhism, Hinduism, Indic Religions, Jainism, Sikhism
India has its ethos rooted in a rather liberal idea of God. At the root of Hinduism is is an idea of a ‘Brahman’ which cannot be translated to God in English. The idea of Brahman is that of a certain ‘consciousness’ that pervades all that we see manifest in the Universe (and is the cause for all that exists). With this idea it was easy for the Rg Vedic seers to proclaim — “Truth is ONE; Sages call ‘it’ by many names”. Said in other words, “just as all rivers lead to the ocean, all religions lead to the same Creator”. “Ekam Sat Viprah Bahudha Vadanti”: Truth is one, sages call it by various names. This is the central theme based on which has the entire foundation of the Indian civilization, it’s endless religions and sects, and it’s culture been built. This is a “core value” system tha