Kabir Association of Canada

THE MIND:  FUNCTIONS AND CONTROL 

  THE MIND:  FUNCTIONS AND CONTROL   Satguru Kabir said that the mind is the cause of bondage and liberation. Tagore said that every person, at birth, is given the key of heaven, and the same key also unlocks the door to hell.   So what is the mind?  It is very difficult to define…
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WHERE IS GOD?

WHERE IS GOD?   Where is God that I should worship Him? In which church, temple, mosque or holy place? Tell me, O wise man! That I may know, And cease wandering as others do. Everywhere I see people praying, Entreating God whom they cannot see. Is it blind faith or mystic vision, That keeps…
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PEOPLE AND THE ENVIRONMENT

PEOPLE AND THE ENVIRONMENT   The world is facing an increasing environmental crisis in terms of global warming, air, soil and water pollution, melting of polar ice and rising sea levels with the potential to submerge coastal areas, negative health effects such as chronic respiratory diseases, loss of habitat and wildlife, loss of topsoil and…
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KABIR – MYSTIC SAINT OF INDIA

KABIR – MYSTIC SAINT OF INDIA (1398 – 1518) Satguru Kabir was found as a baby among lotus flowers at Lahartara Lake near Varanasi. He was raised by a young Muslim couple that were weavers known as Julaha. In childhood he became the disciple of the famous Hindu saint Swami Ramanand. He did not go…
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CELEBRATING THE GURU

  CELEBRATING THE GURU   “Poojaa Guru Ko Keejiye, Sab Pooja Jihi Maaheen; Jo Jal Seenche Mool Taru, Saakhaa Patra Aghaaee.”Being God-centric is being Guru-centric. The Guru is the gateway to attaining God realisation. Without the Guru in our life, we have no direction; we do not know our destination. The Guru is the one who…
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THE REAL “I” AND THE FALSE “I”

THE REAL “I” AND THE FALSE “I” Let us try to understand the two types of “I” – the real “I” and the false “I”. Most of us think of the “I” as the physical body and when we say: “I am”, we refer to the physical body. Everybody thinks of the physical body as…
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JAYANTI OF SATGURU KABIR SAHEB

June 27, 2018 marks the 620th Jayanti of Satguru Kabir Saheb, and is being celebrated by his devotees in various countries. Sat Guru Kabir Saheb instructed us to see God in everyone. He said that Hindus and Muslims call God by different names, and fight and kill one another. When they do so they are…
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UNDERSTANDING SATGURU KABIR!

UNDERSTANDING SATGURU KABIR! We often read in religious books or hear in religious lectures that the nature of the soul is sat-chid-ananda, and the “nature” of God is sat-chid-ananda. What does this term mean? Once we understand it and experience it in the core of our being, we would have liberation. Let us see if…
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USE AND AB-USE OF RELIGION

USE AND AB-USE OF RELIGION RELIGION! The very word conjures up in the minds of many people the positive feelings of faith, hope, reverence and salvation. In many others it conjures up the negative feelings of brainwashing priest-craft, moneymaking, unproven dogmas, and that religion preys upon the gullibility of people. Still, there are others in…
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SEEK SELF IMPROVEMENT

  SEEK SELF IMPROVEMENT   The world has seen tragic developments from immemorial times. Over many years there have been tragedies in various countries perpetrated by human beings against other humans. And I do not here include natural disasters. There has hardly been a time in the world when one can say that there has…
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