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Mythological references

ABARIKA (AMBARISHA) was granted the state of Fearlessness... (Bani Namdev, p. 1105) Ambarika (Ambarisha) etc..... (Swayye Mahle Chauthe Ke, p. 1405) Ambarisha was a king of Ayodhya. He was twenty-eighth iri descent from Ikshwaku. He was the son of king Mandhata. It is said about him that he was very…
AMARAPURI (AMARAVATI) In the Sikh Scripture, instead of Amaravati, the word Amarapuri has been used. "Ineffable is the discourse of Amarapuri (the immortal city). He also attains unto it, whom the Lord blesses." (Swayye Mahle Chauthe Ke, p. 1398) Amaravati is the city of Indra, the king of the gods.…
ALLURING DAMSELS OF HEAVEN (APSARAS)If the clothes be of heat and cold and the food be of the wind, the alluring women of heaven be there everywhere. OR The alluring woffien of heaven may all go away. Still I may Praise Thee, O Lord! and the eagerness of my utterance…
AKRURA Oodho, Akrura (of the Dwapara age) and Trilochan, Namdev and Kabir (of Iron age) got their sins effaced by remembering the Name of the Lord and the same undeceivable Name, which ferries the saints across the world-ocean, came into the mind of Guru Amar Das. (Swayye Mahle Teeje Ke,…
AJRAIL The angel Ajrail crushes the evil-doers in the crusher like the sesame seed. (Gaurt Ki Var M. 4, Shalok M. 5, p. 315) He, who is dependent on Thee, O Lord! Ajrail is the friend of that person. (Tilang M. 5, p. 724) The rebels will be called to…
AJAMILA This name occurs singly and with others in several verses of the Sikh Scripture. Where it occurs singly, there is pointed reference to his life-incident, e.g. At the time of his death, Ajamila grew conscious of Narayan (God); he attained in an instant that state, which the great Yogi…
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