Thursday, February 15, 2007

Happy Valentines Day

Love is in the Air..Lolz, that is what i have been hearing from my friends all day long. While everyone was busy dating, I who am still single (hehe) celebrated my valentine with Waheguru and also not forgetting my motorbike... haha.. I know it sounds abit weird but i bought my motorbike Kriss 100, last year also on Valentines Day.. I love my motorbike as it has taken me to alot places, everytime i will get a chance to Gurdwara, Sabha House and many other places..So i celebrated my Valentine with my bike and i went to Sabha House as they were preparing to post out the new Sabha Magazine. The Magazine is very nice and insporational. I will post the magazine as a e-book soon so that everyone will get a chance of reading about the Malaysian Sikhs and the activities.

As it is Valentines Day today i remembered of this 1 story wich has amaized me. This story has shown that God is Love and Love is God. It is about the love of Shri Guru Amar Das Ji with Shri Guru Angad Dev Ji. ( Make Sure You read it, This is What you call as a Valentine)
Totally immersed day and night in continuous holy service of His beloved Satguru, aged Sri Guru Amar Das Ji also used to fetch a pitcher of water from the distant river Beas every night for the bath of Sri Guru Angad Sahib.
It was during the 12th year of this unparalleled and unique service that on a dark and stormy night, on His way back, Sri Guru Amar Das Ji’s foot got entangled in a weaver’s stump, and He fell into a weaving pit. Guru Amar Das Ji fell but did not let the pitcher fall.
On hearing the thud of the fall, weaver’s wife had remarked, “Who else it could be except Amaroo Nathawan (the homeless).”
The Knower of all Hearts, Sri Guru Nanak Sahib the Second asked Sri Guru Amar Das Ji on His return, “Purkha Ji, You are slightly late today.” The Humility Incarnate Guru Amar Das Ji begged for forgiveness in His characteristic humility with folded hands and submitted while weeping, “Sachey Patsha, Mistake will not recur again.” This question was repeated thrice by Sri Guru Angad Sahib, and Sri Guru Amar Das Ji apologized every time, with the same pathetic appeal for Mercy.
Sri Guru Angad Sahib took His Most Beloved Disciple in His Holy arms and clasped Him to His bosom. He made Him sit on wooden stool on which He Himself used to take bath daily.
Sri Guru Angad Sahib, who was thus bathing daily in the overflowing Prema – pure love of Sri Guru Amar Das Ji could restrain Himself no more and on this auspicious day, He in return bathed Sri Guru Amar Das Ji in the streaming overflow of His own love for Sri Guru Amar Das Ji. Sri Guru Angad Sahib’s love for Sri Guru Amar Das Ji melted down in precious tears through His holy eyes and stormed in holy bath the Holiest of the Holy, Sri Guru Amar Das Ji. Separate individualities had altogether ceased. Prema-Bhakti had reached a climax and assumed a wonderful state of sublimity. Love-Divine and the Lover-Divine had dissolved into the Divine Beloved Lord.
This Shows that Satguru eternally bathes with utmost spiritual delight, in the nectar of divine love always flowing from the saturated hearts and perpetual wet eyes of his beloved devotees/sikhs. It was a unique and unprecedented return of that love by Sri Guru Angad Sahib.

The Morale:
How wonderful and sublime is this love-relationship between the Guru and a true disciple! When a devotee has surrendered his all, dedicated every breath of his life to the Lotus Feet of his beloved Guru, pines every moment in the loving holy remembrance, the union of the lover and the beloved becomes eternal. Guru also pines for the devotee. Mysterious and unique is the love that exists between the Guru and his beloved sikh.

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