In the fifth quality of a listener, Harman Singh explains that in the same way we wouldn’t expect a child to learn anything substantial in a class for PhD students, as listeners we should study, learn and make an effort in Sikhi, so that we can best understand and absorb when a speaker is doing Katha (discourse).

This video is part of a 28 part series on the ideal 14 qualities that a Srota (listener) and 14 qualities that a Bakta (speaker) should adopt, so that both the speaker and listener(s) can best absorb Katha (discourse) and experience Naam (connection to the Divine) through it.

These qualities are taught by Guru Hargobind Sahib (Sixth Sikh Guru), which are written by Kavi Santokh Singh and are also mentioned in Gur Bilas Paatshaahi 6. With Guru Ji’s Kirpa (Grace), we can learn and adopt these qualities in our life, whether if it as a listener of Katha, or if we are Parchariks or aspiring Parchariks (educators).

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Vaheguru Simran in the Intro and Outro is how Sikhs chant God’s name. It’s performed by Jagdeep Kaur of http://www.qi-rattan.com.

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