This Life Once

ਇਹੁ ਮਨੁ ਕੇਤੜਿਆ ਜੁਗ ਭਰਮਿਆ ਥਿਰੁ ਰਹੈ ਨ ਆਵੈ ਜਾਇ ॥: (Man’s) this mind wanders through so many states; it does not remain stable and it continues coming and going. (sggs 513)

Reflections on the divine teachings of the SGGS by Bal Gill (Humbly Yours)

This life once,

It is as thou giveth,

We die mentally,

Many many times over,

Even in just a single day,

How many times

Do our thoughts sway?

Troubled minds

Riddled with doubt

and Fear,

We put on masks,

And try and babble on,


We crash and burn,

Another mental death recorded,

A brief moment of silence,

We absorb our misgivings,

Then we start again,

The cycle continues,

Until we learn,

Bullshit don’t pass!

Only then

Do we truly taste

‘This life’

Even if it is only

Just the once










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