Friday, November 24, 2017
Gateway to Sikhism


1. He is the Saint, He the renouncer of the world, in whose heart Dwells the Name of the Lord. Anger touches not his core, for he has shed his self. (Sri Rag M. 1)

2. I am a sacrifice unto Thy Saints Who have smothered their Lust, Anger and creed. (Majh M. 5)

3. Thou art without enmity; Thy Saints are Pure. (Majh M. 5)

4. To deprive one of his due is to eat the (forbidden) cow for one, and swine for the other. The Guru-teacher stands by us, if we usurp not another's due. (Shloka M. 1)

5. Violence, Attachment, Desire, vault over us like the sky; And within us is hunger that flows ever like the flooded stream; But he, who feeds himself on the Lord's Feet alone (is Saved);

6. If thou seekest thy God, break not the heart of another. (Farid, Shlokas)

7. He, who harbours envy against another, never gathers Good. He's followed by no one and he wails ever in the wilderness. (Shloka M. 4)

8. O Saints, O Friends, hear ye, false is all this expanse, Where men adre drowned by their self-hood, And the wretches are wasted away in endless Strife. The whole world is asleep, lured by Doubt, and blinded by Strife.And rare is the man of God who is Awake. (Asa M. 5)

9. Kabir: They, who destroy life by force and deem it sanctified, What will their state be, when God turns them out of His Court? 
(Shlokas of Bhagat Kabirji)

10. O river, break not your banks, for, you too have to renderAccount (to your God):So flow (within your limits), as is the Will of the Lord. (Shlokas of Shaikh Farid M. 5) will strive to be most comprehensive directory of Historical Gurudwaras and Non Historical Gurudwaras around the world.

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