Guru Nanak


Indian Religions Leader, Founder of Sikhism

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Purchase the jewel, the priceless treasure, the True Guru has given this understanding. The profit of profits is devotional worship of the Lord, one?s virtues merge into the virtues of the Lord.

She who shows aversion towards a mad or outcast ,husband , a eunuch, one destitute of manly strength, or one afflicted with such diseases as punish crimes, shall neither be cast off nor be deprived of her property.

That cloak is true, which is dyed in the color of the Love of my Beloved, wearing it, my thirst is quenched.

The charmer, Maya, has worked her charms, and the multi colored thread is around everyone?s neck.

The food of those other persons who have been successively enumerated as such whose food must not be eaten, the wise declare to be as impure as skin, bones, and hair.

The legitimate son of the body alone shall be the owner of the paternal estate, but, in order to avoid harshness, let him allow a maintenance to the rest.

The Lord s humble servant begs for the Lord s Name, for the Lord s Praises, and for devotional worship of the Lord God.

The One who created these things He alone knows. His subtle form is infinite.

The True Lord Himself created the world, without the Guru, there is only pitch darkness. This body is frail, old age is overtaking it.

There is no water, no quilt or mattress, and no food there.

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.

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Indian Religions Leader, Founder of Sikhism