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Ram is one which is All pervading in living beings.

  • Rama is Inner Soul of person; also called Paratama or Antar Aatma.
  • It should not be confused with Hindu version of King Ramachandra of Ayodhya.
  • Etymologically, Rama means which is present in all living beings.
  • The positive and enlightened consciousnesses of a soul is attributed as Ram; where as Negative attentions and soul in delusion is called Shyama. Shyama also means Black or Krishna. In Gurmat, Raam and Krishna are two aspects of Soul.
  • Gurbani is story of the Spiritual Rama also called Raja Raam Ki Kahani.
  • Rama is not Supreme in Gurbani; but Sub-Supreme without which one could not attain Supreme (Hukam).
  • One have to experience their inner soul i.e Ram first. Once get mingle with inner soul; it gets connected to Shabad. One person leave his black part(Mann) attribute and work acc. to inner soul. then he will able to understand Ram.
  • There are other qualitative Synonyms of Rama in Gurbani like Har(i), Prabh(Not Prabhu), Satgur(Not Satguru), Paratma(not paramatma) etc.
  • Ram is not present in Non Living things like Stones, Table, Wash basin, or computer.

Ram vs. King Ramchandra of Ayodhya

The description in Gurmat is totally against Hindu's version of Ram.

In Hindu chronicle, Rama was a king of ayodhya, who was thrown out of kingdom then some person called Ravana stole his wife; Sita and he remain tangle in bringing her back. When he acheived her, he then suspect her piousness, and made Sita sit on fire to prove his chastity. After listening to a washer man; he had throw his pregnant wife out of kingdom. She gave birth to two sons in house of Valmiki named Lav and Kush. Those found their father again and became his successor. King Ramchandra did suicide in Sarayu river. In Dasam Granth, Guru Gobind Singh narrates history of King Ramachandra of Ayodhya.

In Gurmat, Rama is not physical entity but Spiritual entity. The difference is cleared in Sikh texts where prevalent King Ramachandra is written as "Tumra Raam" and Raam prevaded in all is written as "Hamara Ram".

Terminology of Brahmgyan

♣♣ Ram ♣♣ Seeta ♣♣ Laxman ♣♣ Krisna ♣♣ Gopi ♣♣ Hanuvant ♣♣ Lanka ♣♣ Ravana ♣♣ Gopal ♣♣ Gobinda ♣♣ Keshva ♣♣ Kanha ♣♣ Durga ♣♣ Chandi ♣♣ Kalika ♣♣ Mahakaal ♣♣ Siv ♣♣ Brahma ♣♣ Bisan ♣♣ Gorakh ♣♣ Janak ♣♣ Ram Leela ♣♣ Krisna Leela ♣♣ Shakti ♣♣ Noor ♣♣ Allah ♣♣ Vaheguru ♣♣ Oankar ♣♣ Murari ♣♣ Laal ♣♣ Hari ♣♣ Prabh ♣♣ Prabhu ♣♣ Gurdev ♣♣ Gur ♣♣ Satgur ♣♣ Satguru ♣♣ Guru ♣♣ Narad ♣♣ Mahishasura ♣♣ Rakatbeej ♣♣ Shumb Nishumb ♣♣ Chand Mund ♣♣ Madhu Keetab ♣♣ Sursari ♣♣