Guru Nanak


Indian Religions Leader, Founder of Sikhism

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Those who are appointed to guard provinces and his vassals who have been ordered to help, he shall speedily punish like thieves, if they remain inactive in attacks by robbers .

Those who, having no property in a field, but possessing seed corn, sow it in another s soil, do indeed not receive the grain of the crop which may spring up.

Thus has been declared to you the law for a husband and his wife, which is intimately connected with conjugal happiness, and the manner of raising offspring in times of calamity, learn ,now the law concerning the division of the inheritance.

What man, desirous of life, would injure them to whose support the ,three worlds and the gods ever owe their existence, and whose wealth is the Veda?

When the legitimate son of the body divides the paternal estate, he shall give one sixth or one fifth part of his father s property to the son begotten on the wife.

With his father and his mother, with female relatives, with a brother, with his son and his wife, with his daughter and with his slaves, let him not have quarrels.

You created woman and man, the love of poison and emotional attachment to Maya.

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.

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Indian Religions Leader, Founder of Sikhism