Guru Nanak

Guru
Nanak
1469
1539

Indian Religions Leader, Founder of Sikhism

Author Quotes

Those sons, who have been mentioned in connection with the legitimate son of the body being begotten by strangers, belong in reality to him from whose seed they sprang, but not to the other man who took them.

Those who worship and adore the Name of the Lord are rid of their suffering and sins. The True Guru has placed the sword of spiritual wisdom in my hands? I have overcome and slain the Messenger of Death.

Throughout the ages, know Him as the One.

Were you to live through four ages, or even ten times more, were you known on all nine continents, and were to gain universal following, were you to earn fame and praise from all of mankind, if you have not his grace, nothing will save you.

When it pleases You, then I am satisfied and satiated.

Whoever, styling himself as a teacher lives on the charity of others, never bow before him. He who earns his livelihood by the sweat of Hasbro and shares it with others. O Nanak only he can know the way

You are the Destroyer of pain, the Giver of absolute peace, I am a stone please carry me across and save me.

They go to holy places for a bath, Their minds are impure and bodies are like thieves; If by bath their dirt drops down, they got on themselves twice as much dirt and ego.

Those two creatures, who are born of wives of other men, cause to the giver the loss of the rewards, both in this life and after death, for the food sacred to gods or manes which has been given to them.

Those who worship in adoration the Name of the Lord, their pain, doubt and fear are dispelled.

Thus has been declared the ever pure popular usage ,which regulates the relations between husband and wife, hear ,next the laws concerning children which are the cause of happiness in this world and after death.

What is well, let him call well, or let him say well only, let him not engage in a useless enmity or dispute with anybody.

When one?s time is up, and the measure is full, this dear soul is caught, and driven off.

Why do you listen to falsehood? It shall vanish like a gust of wind.

You are the True Judge. You created comings and goings, but You are ever stable, O Creator Lord.

They have the jewel treasure in their own homes, but still, they are hungry, those unlucky wretches are far away from the Lord.

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.

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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