O Baba, Maya deceives with its illusion. Deceived by doubt, the discarded bride is not received into the Lap of her Beloved.
At the age of ten, he is a child at twenty, a youth, and at thirty, he is called handsome. At forty, he is full of life at fifty, his foot slips, and at sixty, old age is upon him. At seventy, he loses his intellect, and at eighty, he cannot perform his duties. At ninety, he lies in his bed, and he cannot understand his weakness. After seeking and searching for such a long time, O Nanak, I have seen that the world is just a mansion of smoke.
True is His Empire, and True is His Command. True is His Seat of True Authority. True is the Creative Power which He has created. True is the world which He has fashioned. O Nanak, chant the True Name I am forever and ever a sacrifice to Him.
My Lord and Master has saved many, countless beings. I am meek, with little or no understanding, and unworthy
One who loves the Lord knows this the Lord is very dear to my conscious mind. I am a sacrifice to my Guru, who has re-united me with my Creator Lord I was separated from Him for such a long time
The One who is pervading everywhere does not die. Says Nanak, the Guru has revealed God to me, and now I see that there is no such thing as birth or death.
The Guru has applied the true ointment of spiritual wisdom to my eyes.
The Companion of my breath of life shall always be with me.
Without destiny, the True Guru is not found, even though He sits within the home of our own inner being, always near and close at hand. There is ignorance within, and the pain of doubt, like a separating screen.
Among Yogis, You are the Yogi among pleasure seekers, You are the Pleasure Seeker. Your limits are not known to any of the beings in the heavens, in this world, or in the nether regions of the underworld.
After looking around in the four directions, I looked within my own self. There, I saw the True, Invisible Lord Creator. I was wandering in the wilderness, but now the Guru has shown me the Way. Hail to the True, True Guru, through whom we merge in the Truth.
Through devotional worship of the Lord, and service to the Guru, one swims across. Then, one is not born again, and is not subject to death.
False is other reading, and false is other speaking, in the love of Maya. O Nanak, without the Name, nothing is permanent those who read and read are ruined.
Renounce sexual desire, anger, falsehood and slander forsake Maya and eliminate egotistical pride.
To praise You is to follow Your Command and Your Will. That which pleases You is spiritual wisdom and meditation. That which pleases God is chanting and meditation to be in harmony with His Will is perfect spiritual wisdom.
The fool establishes his bonds only when he is slapped in the face. Nanak says this after deep reflection, through the Lord's Praise, we establish a bond with His Court.
O Lord, I acknowledge the True Guru as the Supreme Lord God. I am foolish and ignorant, and my intellect is impure.
Abandoning meditation, penance and self-restraint, and the wisdom of good actions, you do not worship and adore the Lord's Name.
No one is mine, and I am no one else's. The True Lord and Master of the three worlds is mine.
O my mother. Night and day, I practice true devotional worship I am united with the True Lord
The pursuit of worldly affairs comes to an end, when you embrace love for the True One. Those who are attuned to Truth - their faces are radiant in the Court of the True Lord.
The Creator Himself inspires us to work what can anyone else do What can be done by our doing
The genuine are assayed, and accepted in the Court of the All-knowing Lord.
The counterfeit coins are not put into the Treasury they do not obtain the Blessed Vision of the Lord-Guru.
Without the Lord's Name, liberation is not obtained, and you are drowned in the love of duality. Says Nanak, in the first watch of the night, O mortal, you shall be saved by remembering the Lord.
Through His Light, God is revealed. Without the True Guru, understanding is not obtained. The True Guru comes to meet those who have such pre-ordained destiny.
O mind, love the Lord, as the fish loves the water. The more the water, the more the happiness, and the greater the peace of mind and body. Without water, she cannot live, even for an instant. God knows the suffering of her mind.
Serving the Lord is the most excellent action.
When the pitcher of the body bursts, there is terrible pain those who are caught by the Minister of Death regret and repent.
When He bestows His Glance of Grace, then they sing the Glorious Praises of the Lord by His Grace, they merge in Truth.
More Granth Sahib Quotations (Based on Topics)
Mind - Name - War & Peace - God - Love - World - Body - Death & Dying - Truth - Fate & Destiny - Night - People - Pain - Money & Wealth - Life - Contemplation - Pleasure - Water - Wisdom & Knowledge - View All Granth Sahib Quotations
- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -