Wisdom of Oneness

Each human is like a Sun-ray, that has sun within it, in the form of light....

Power of “wisdom of oneness” is ambrosial nectar that flows as peace in our inner and outer world. This is our Anand Saroop or our true nature. Peace in adversity, turmoil and in the midst of an ever-changing physical world. No amount of worldly powers can buy peace. One who wields power of peace, does through when one sees oneness in diversity looking through eyes of wisdom of oneness. Powerful peace is rooted in Wisdom of oneness which comes from the realization of the true nature of existence. One who seeks the power of peace moves inwards to realize their essence. To realize our essence, we need a Guru (Shabad Guru) who facilitates our connection with our true immortal self. 

Each human is like a Sun-ray, that has sun within it, in the form of light. The light here refers to the powerful peace, known with other names like happiness, joy, that we seek outwards from things and people. Ironically, the light the Sun-ray seeks is within. No matter how hard and long one tries to find happiness outwards, one is meant to not succeed in this effort. The reason is the happiness one seeks is rooted in realization that ‘I am happiness’. It is similar to a Sun-ray seeking light and looking outward. When the Sun ray realizes that I am light, something beautiful happens as it starts seeing one light in all beings. This realization of oneness manifests as wisdom of oneness whereby thoughts of duality evaporate from mind. There remains no fear.

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Wisdom of oneness is antidote for all sufferings. When we as awareness dissolve in wisdom of oneness, all identifications with what is in time and space, and has form banish. This banishing is of ego (Haume), which manifests through identification with impermanence marked by time, space and form. In absence of wisdom of oneness, one experiences separation which manifests as duality in life. Duality in form of differentiation based on color, gender, wealth, etc. Dwelling in duality one walks away from inclusiveness. In reality, we as awareness (Jot) are free of all bondages of time, space and form. When one is aware that he/she is awareness, one is free of all identities encapsulated by time, and form, one is also free of birth and death, pain and suffering. One also comes to understanding true nature of their existence. A person further realizes that: 'I as Awareness (Jot) has manifested myself as mind and body'. Both mind and body are in awareness, supported from inside and outside. When we as awareness get attached to our manifestation, we start identifying with what is in time and space, with a form.

This identification, and attachment, is ego that experiences separation not only from others, but also from their true self and Waheguru. This illusionary state is bubble of ignorance that can be pierced by wisdom of oneness that can make awareness aware that it is awareness. Guru Arjan dev ji wrote: 

ਫੂਟੋ ਆਂਡਾ ਭਰਮ ਕਾ ਮਨਹਿ ਭਇਓ ਪਰਗਾਸੁ ॥

ਕਾਟੀ ਬੇਰੀ ਪਗਹ ਤੇ ਗੁਰਿ ਕੀਨੀ ਬੰਦਿ ਖਲਾਸੁ ॥

The egg of doubt has burst; my mind has been enlightened. The Guru has shattered the shackles on my feet, and has set me free. ||1||

This pargas (light) is realization of true self, Anand Saroop Jot existence of ours beyond the realm of time, space and form.

Bhupinder Singh

I coach leaders who are striving for prosperity in form of physical and mental wellness along with spiritual growth rooted in principles of Gurbani.

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