Wednesday, December 13, 2017
Gateway to Sikhism


1. O ye, people of the world, why do you backbite? The backbiter is always exposed.
Ravidasji, Gauri Rag
2. The corrupt man has no protection, The backbiter has no honour,
Guru I, Gujri Rag
3. The slanderer carries the great burden of sins, Without payment he carries loads.
Guru III, Majh Rag
4. Do not slander anyone, And thereby pick up a quarrel.
Guru I, Vadhans Rag
5. He, who slanders is known as such, His actions will go in vain.
Guru IV, Gauri Rag
6. He, who backbites loses his own credit; The slanderer only exposes himself.
Guru IV, Bilawal Rag
7. He, who backbites us, Rids us of our sins.
Kabirji, Gauri Rag

8. He, who slanders others, Cannot face anybody without shame.
Guru IV, Gauri Rag
9. Day and night we talk ill of others, We are full of malice and sins.
Guru I, Sri Rag
10. All hail to the great God, Who listens not to the backbiter.
Guru IV, Sri Rag
11. The slanderer is cured not of his affiction, Try as well as we may.
Guru V, Gauri Rag
12. He, who talks sweetly in one's presence, And talks ill at one's back,
Is evil of heart and has been separated from God.
Guru IV, Gauri Rag
13. Do not talk ill of others and be not jealous; Though educated thou hast no peace of mind.
Guru I, Maru Rag
14. The slanderer cries in the wilderness, He forgets the Lord and thus gets the fruit of his deeds.
Guru V, Asa Rag
15. The slanderer removes the dirt of others, He, the slave of mammon, eats that dirt.
Guru IV, Gujri Rag will strive to be most comprehensive directory of Historical Gurudwaras and Non Historical Gurudwaras around the world.

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