Guru Nanak


Indian Religions Leader, Founder of Sikhism

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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.

Reading and studying, the religious scholars argue and debate, but without understanding, there is no peace.

She who shows disrespect to a husband who is addicted to some evil passion, is a drunkard, or diseased, shall be deserted for three months and be deprived of her ornaments and furniture.

That companion speedily conducts the man who is devoted to duty and effaces his sins by austerities, to the next world, radiant and clothed with an ethereal body.

The cloak of Maya s love is false, wearing it, one slips and loses his footing.

The foolish giver of a funeral repast does not reap the reward for as many worthy guests as a man, inadmissible into company, can look on while they are feeding.

The legitimate son of the body, the son begotten on a wife, the son adopted, the son made, the son secretly born, and the son cast off are the six heirs and kinsmen.

The Lord, the True Guru, the Lord, the True Guru if only I could meet the Lord, the True Guru, His Lotus Feet are so pleasing to me.

The One who creates and dissolves the world that Lord and Master alone knows His creative power.

The True Lord is pleasing to his mind, he enshrines the True Lord in his mind.

There, where neither your children nor your spouse shall accompany you, the Name of the Lord shall emancipate you.

One?s slaves as one?s shadow, one?s daughter as the highest object of tenderness, hence if one is offended by ,any one of these, one must bear it without resentment.

Renouncing possessiveness, emotional attachment and all corruption, we become pleasing to the Mind of God.

Since that time the virtuous censure that man who in his folly appoints a woman, whose husband died, to bear children to another man.

That one plant should be sown and another be produced cannot happen; whatever seed is sown, a plant of that kind even comes forth.

The comparative importance of the seed and of the womb has been declared to you, I will next propound the law applicable to women in times of misfortune.

The Formless Supreme Being abides in the Realm of Eternity. Over His creation He casts His glance of grace. In that Realm are contained all the continents and the universes, Exceeding in number all count. Of creation worlds upon worlds abide therein; All obedient to His will; He watches over them in bliss, And has each constantly in mind.

The Life of the world, the Great Giver, the Architect of karma He Himself grants forgiveness.

The love of duality departs, and one merges in Truth, the treasure of Truth is overflowing.

The ornaments which may have been worn by women during their husbands? lifetime, his heirs shall not divide, those who divide them become outcasts.

The True merchandise is the Name of the Lord. This is the true trade.

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Indian Religions Leader, Founder of Sikhism