Saturday, December 16, 2017
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1. He is a saint, by associating with whom one is saved.
(Guru V, Gauri Rag)

2. I would fain be a sacrifice unto Thy saints, who have overcome lust, anger and greed.
(Guru V, Majh Rag)

3. To the saints nothing is sweet without Him, All other pleasures are insipid.
(Gugu V, Jaitsri Rag)

4. O Reader of hearts, my God, Nanak, Thy slave, begs this favour: My mind may become the dust of Thy saints. (Guru V, Jaitsri Rag)

5. Sweet is the company of Thy saints.
(Guru V, Jaitsri Rag)

6. The company of God's saints is obtained by good fortune.
(Guru V, Gauri Rag)

7. By associating with the saints, your lust, anger, greed and passions will be
washed off. (Guru V, Gauri Rag)
8. Leave your stubbornness, Serve the saints, And have faith in their word.

(Guru V, Gauri Rag)

9. His Nam is nectar, Drink it in the company of the saints.
(Guru V, Gauri Rag)

10. Leave your stubbornness, Serve the saints, And have faith in their word.
(Guru V, Gauri Rag)

11. His Nam is nectar, Drink it in the company of the saint.
(Guru V, Gauri Rag)

12. The more intimate the association with the saints, The more the love of God is attained. (Guru V, Gauri Rag)

13. Brethren, Attain peace by association with the saints.
(Guru V, Sri Rag)

14. He to whom God is merciful, Finds the society of His saints.
(Guru V, Sri Rag)

15. By good fortune the company of the saints is attained,

16. I bow and prostate at their feet. (Guru V, Jaitsri Rag)

17. Pray to the saints with your hands folded for it is a great virtue;

18. Prostrate yourself at their feet, for it is a good deed. (Guru IV, Gauri Rag)

19. O brothers, meet thou the Lord's saints, And from them gather the Nam of the Lord.
(Guru V, Sri Rag)

20. The saint does not cast away his saintliness, Though he comes across millions of wicked people;

21. The sandal-tree does not give up its fragrance, Though it is surrounded by snakes.
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