Ik: The Philosophy of Oneness
At the time when the subcontinent believed in polytheism, Guru Nanak philosophized Ik Onkar. The depth of his belief in this theory of One Power guided him in laying the pillars of Sikhism on this word – Ik (One supreme light, the power that exists in every living being).
Sikh Scholar: Bhai Vir Singh
Bhai Saab wanted to uplift the Sikh confidence and reinstate the Sikh history’s original glory. His poems, short stories, and plays are full of instances that show the exact Sikh values our Gurus wished for us to exhibit. Reading his work reveals this impeccable value system penned down so intricately.
A Plea to Restore Nanak’s ‘Ik’
Though spiritual devotion is akin to the mother’s milk or suckling the breast yet she is not edified; it is her purity and the respect for her womanhood, which is worshipped.
Unfortunately Sikhs today and in recent times have been unable to grasp the progressive approach of the Gurus and are dragging the woman back to regressive times.