What is a true sadh sangat? How can we become a sadh sangat?
I believe a true sangat is two or three persons trying to become better persons – for example by discussing gurbani, helping each other to implement the Gurus teachings in each others lives and to give each other constructive feedback about the faults we should abandon, make us realise our faults and adopt virtues.
We meet different people throughout life with different qualities – some good, some not so good. Sangat could be an arena to discuss how to adopt the good qualities you see in others and how to abandon the not so good qualities you see in others in YOURSELF. In my opinion, criticism and gossip of others is not what sangat is about. Through sangat you can reflect on your own qualities by looking at others qualities.
Let me offer you an example. You are in a situation where someone yells at you full of anger. You react and discuss with your sangat what happened. You have two options: either criticising the other person or to discuss how anger can make one loose control, and how to control our own anger. The last option is all what sangat is about – always be focused on how to improve/maintain the virtues you already have and how to abandon your faults/vices.
“Let us form a partnership, and share our virtues; let us abandon our faults, and walk on the Path”. You can form a sangat with your partner, sibling, mother, father, friend etc. Let us find a person or two and form a partnership to become the best version of ourselves.
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