Guru Nanak


Indian Religions Leader, Founder of Sikhism

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Those who have loved are those that have found God

Through the Guru, true greatness is obtained, and one is embellished with Truth.

Upon each and every head, the True Lord writes their destiny of pain and pleasure, according to their past actions.

Whatever property the eldest son acquires ,by his own exertion after the father s death, a share of that ,shall belong to his younger brothers provided they have made a due progress in learning.

While lying on a bed, while his feet are raised on a bench , while he sits on his hams with a cloth tied round his knees, let him not study, nor when he has eaten meat or food given by a person impure on account of a birth or a death.

Women do not care for beauty, nor is their attention fixed on age, thinking. It is enough that he is a man, they give themselves to the handsome and to the ugly.

They are intuitively embellished with priceless virtues, they have come to save the world. God s Feet are the boat, which carries many across the terrifying world ocean.

Those foolish householders who constantly seek to live on the food of others, become, in consequence of that baseness after death the cattle of those who give them food.

Those who have not obtained the Blessed Vision, the Blessed Vision of the Darshan of the True Guru, the Almighty Lord God they have fruitlessly, uselessly wasted their whole lives in vain.

Through their loving service, those very fortunate ones meet Him, their minds are attached to the Guru?s Feet.

Very fortunate is that bride who focuses her consciousness on Him, her Lord s Love is so sweet to her.

Whatever result a man obtains who tries to cross a ,sheet of water in an unsafe boat, even that result obtains he who ,tries to pass the gloom ,of the next world with the help of bad substitutes for a real son.

While standing up and sitting down, I serve the True Guru, serving Him, I have found peace and tranquility.

Women must particularly be guarded against evil inclinations, however trifling they may appear for, if they are not guarded, they will bring sorrow on two families.

They are rid of emotional attachment, their sins are erased, and their association with the five passions is broken off.

Those humble beings engage in the Lord s trade, who have the jewel of such pre-ordained destiny upon their foreheads.

Those who know the rules of recitation declare that in the rainy season the Veda study must be stopped on these two occasions when the wind is audible at night, and when it whirls up the dust in the day time.

Through their passion for men, through their mutable temper, through their natural heartlessness, they become disloyal towards their husbands, however carefully they may be guarded in this world .

We are born of woman, we are conceived in the womb of woman, we are engaged and married to woman. We make friendship with woman and the lineage continued because of woman. When one woman dies, we take another one, we are bound with the world through woman. Why should we talk ill of her, who gives birth to kings? The woman is born from woman; there is none without her. Only the One True Lord is without woman.

When a king punishes an innocent man his guilt is considered as great as when he sets free a guilty man, but he acquires merit when he punishes justly.

Who could escape destruction, when he provokes to anger those ,men , by whom the fire was made to consume all things, by whom the ,water of the ocean was made undrinkable, and by whom the moon was made to wane and to increase again?

Women should never make a hoard from the property of their families which is common to many, nor from their own husband?s particular property without permission.

They are satiated with the sublime essence of the Lord, and they merge in celestial peace, in each and every heart, they see the all-pervading Lord.

Those in whose heart rama (god) abides never die nor can be cheated.

Those who long for the Lord, are said to be His servants.

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Indian Religions Leader, Founder of Sikhism