Friday, November 24, 2017
Gateway to Sikhism


1. Sweet talk gives pleasure to everyone.
(Guru V, Gauri Rag)

2. Nanak, sweetness and humility Are the essence of all virtues.
(Guru I, Asa Rg)

3. Blessed be that talk Which brings honour.
(Guru I, Sri Rag)

4. Nanak, call him a foolWho talks in vain.
(Guru I, Majh Rag)

5. The fool does not know the self, He annoys others with insipid words.
(Guru III, Bihagara Rag)

6. Wherever we go, We should talk gently.
(Guru I, Vadhans Rag)

7. All are pleased with gentle words.

(Guru V, Gauri Rag)

8. Hear, O foolish mind, One who speaks insipid things, Comes to grief.
(Guru I, Sri Rag)

9. Too much talking is in vain.
(Guru I, DhansriI Rag)

10. To talk evil, Is to waste breath.
(Guru I, ParbhatiRag)

11. He who speaks sweetly, And is humble in his ways,
Enjoyeth the company of the Spouse.
(Guru III, SriRag)

12. Friend, speak such words which bring us honour;

13. To be sour-tongued is to destroy oneself.
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