Saturday, November 25, 2017
Gateway to Sikhism


1. Everyone is engrossed in his own gain,
None sacrifices himself for the sake of others,
Nanak, do not contract company with such men,
Who think only of their own gains.
Guru V, Gauri Rag

2. In prosperity many come and surround a man,
When fortune frowns at him, all abandon him
and nobody comes near.
Guru IX, Sorath Rag

3. O my mind, the family members, friends and brothers,
Whom we see around us meet us for selfish motives;
The day when their self-interests is not served, They will desert you.
Guru IV, Gond Rag

4. He who loseth his self,
Getteth all he asks for.
Guru III, Majh Rag will strive to be most comprehensive directory of Historical Gurudwaras and Non Historical Gurudwaras around the world.

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