Guru Nanak

Guru
Nanak
1469
1539

Indian Religions Leader, Founder of Sikhism

Author Quotes

Without the Guru, I have no other friend. The Guru, the True Guru, is my very breath of life.

You shall obtain a place in the Mansion of the Lord Master s Presence, being pleasing to Him, you shall enjoy the pleasures of His Love.

They all say that the male issue of a woman belongs to the lord, but with respect to the meaning of the term lord the revealed texts differ, some call the begetter of the child the lord others declare that it is the owner of the soil.

This body is so very beautiful, it chants the Name of the Lord, and it is adorned with the Name of the Lord.

Those who do not give assistance according to their ability when a village is being plundered, a dyke is being destroyed, or a highway robbery committed, shall be banished with their goods and chattels.

Through a son he conquers the worlds, through a son s son he obtains immortality, but through his son s grandson he gains the world of the sun.

True is the Lord and Master, and True is His Name, His Gracious Glance brings rapture. Those who are separated from their Beloved Husband Lord weep and wail, but my True Husband Lord is always with me.

Whatever kind on seed is sown in a field, prepared in due season, a plant of that same kind, marked with the peculiar qualities of the seed, springs up in it.

When those persons offer sacrificial viands in the fire, it is unlucky for holy men it displeases the gods, let him therefore avoid it.

Without the Name, no one is emancipated. All are bound by the Messenger of Death.

Your humble servant, lovingly embraces Your meditation, O Lord, please be with me always.

They alone are proclaimed as brave warriors in the world hereafter, who receive true honor in the Court of the Lord.

This body rolls in the dust, and is totally useless, it does not realize the Presence of its Lord and Master.

Those who eradicate self-conceit obtain their Husband Lord and delight in His Love. Forever attuned to His Love, in perfect poise and grace, she repeats His Name night and day.

Through good fortune, we meet such friends and relatives, who meet with the Guru, and escape the noose of Death.

Under Guru s Instruction, one comes to understand His Command, by His Command, one is united in His Union.

Whatever may be the separate property of the mother, that is the share of the unmarried daughter alone, and the son of an appointed daughter shall take the whole estate of his maternal grandfather who leaves no son.

Whenever any legal transaction has been completed or a punishment been inflicted according to the law, he shall sanction it and not annul it.

Without the Name, some are deluded by doubt, but others, imbued with the Name, enshrine love for the Lord.

They alone weep, who forget their Husband Lord.

This earth, indeed, is called the primeval womb of created beings, but the seed develops not in its development any properties of the womb.

Those who give to thieves fire, food, arms, or shelter, and receivers of stolen goods, the ruler shall punish like thieves.

Through that son whom ,a daughter , either not appointed or appointed, may bear to ,a husband of equal ,caste , his maternal grandfather ,has a son s son, he shall present the funeral cake and take the estate.

Under Guru s Instruction, we trade in the Lord s Name, its value is so very great.

Whatever pleases the Almighty Lord that alone comes to pass, this world is an opportunity to please Him.

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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