Thursday, December 14, 2017
Gateway to Sikhism


1. Why mourn the death of others?
(Kabirji, Gauri Rag)

2. You cry for your own losses, Brother, you are doing wrong:
the departed do not hear you, It is only the living who listens.
(Guru I, Asa Rag)

3. All those who cry for the departed, Are gathering husk.
(Guru V, Gauri Rag)

4. of what use are all the valuable things, Which you put on the corpse?
(Guru V, Gauri Rag)

5. Ah me, why are you wailing? All that you beheld is false and transcient;
Remember His Nam which only is true,
(Guru V, Asa SA Rag)

6. He, who is born has to die, Then why weep and wail?
(KABIRJI, Gauri Rag)

7. Why are you crying, When only His Will is done?
(Guru I, Asa Rag)

8. Why do you cry?
The soul is and will be.
You will weep for others,
But who will weep for you?
Your weeping is of no avail, O brother,
You practice falsehood.
(Guru I, Asa Rag)

9. If one applies sandalwood to the dead body,
What benefit will the dead get from that?
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