Guru Nanak

Guru
Nanak
1469
1539

Indian Religions Leader, Founder of Sikhism

Author Quotes

They have wasted away their whole lives in vain, those faithless cynics die regretting and repenting.

Those who are attuned to the Name find peace, dealing in Truth.

Those, upon whom the Lord God has bestowed His Grace, are committed to the service of the True Guru.

Thus she will bring forth a son who will be long lived, famous, intelligent, rich, the father of numerous offspring, endowed with the quality of goodness, and righteous.

Whatever a man full of faith, duly gives according to the prescribed rule that becomes in the other world a perpetual and imperishable gratification for the manes.

When the mother has died, all the uterine brothers and the uterine sisters shall equally divide the mother s estate.

With my eyes, I have seen the Light, but my immense thirst is not quenched.

You did not consider my merits and demerits; you forgave me in an instant.

They love to deal in Maya in this world, coming and going, they suffer in pain.

Those who are blessed with the favor of my Lord and Master are not asked to render their account.

Thou has a thousand eyes and yet not one eye; Thou host a thousand forms and yet not one form.

To a distinguished, handsome suitor of equal caste should ,a father give his daughter in accordance with the prescribed rule, though she have not attained the proper age.

Whatever be the qualities of the man with whom a woman is united according to the law, such qualities even she assumes, like a river, united with the ocean.

When the performance of an act gladdens his heart, let him perform it with diligence, but let him avoid the opposite.

Within his home, he finds the home of his own inner being, the True Guru blesses him with greatness.

You give Support to all beings. You have made the Creation as Your Throne.

They purchase the jewel, the invaluable treasure, when the True Guru gives this understanding.

Those who are engaged in serving You are very fortunate, throughout the ages, they know the One Lord.

Though ,by his learning and sanctity he may be entitled to accept presents, let him not attach himself too much to that habit , for through his accepting many presents the divine light in him is soon extinguished.

To be mothers were women created, and to be fathers? men, religious rites, therefore, are ordained in the Veda to be performed by the husband together with the wife.

Whatever has come, shall all pass away, through the love of duality, all suffer in pain. They do not see the Messenger of Death, they long for Maya, and their consciousness is attached to greed.

When the purpose of the appointment to cohabite with the widow bas been attained in accordance with the law, those two shall behave towards each other like a father and a daughter in law.

Without a full knowledge of the rules, prescribed by the sacred law for the acceptance of presents, a wise man should not take anything, even though he may pine with hunger.

You may practice celibacy, truth, austere self-discipline and rituals, but without the Guru, you shall not be emancipated.

This body horse was created by the Lord. Blessed is human life, which is obtained by virtuous actions.

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First Name
Guru
Last Name
Nanak
Birth Date
1469
Death Date
1539
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Indian Religions Leader, Founder of Sikhism