Saturday, November 25, 2017
Gateway to Sikhism


1. He, who restores a thing to its rightful owner,
And obeys God's command willingly,
Shall be blessed with four times the reward.
Guru V, Gauri Rag

2. Nobody can take responsibility for a thief;
How can any action of a thief be good?
Guru I, Dhanasri Rag

3. If I have committed theft and gained something,
I have gained dishonour in this world and the next;

4. My life has gone waste.
Guru I, Gauri Rag

5. Nanak, what rightly belongs to others is forbidden,

6. As beef to a Hindu and pork to a Muslim
Guru I, Majh Rag

7. God is not pleased with His praise by a thief.
Guru I, Dhanasri Rag

8. The thief, the immoral person and the gambler,
Are crushed in a crusher.
Guru I, Malhar Rag

9. The thief breaks open the houses of other people,

10. He commits the crime in order to satisfy his greed;

11. He masters that black art,
Which gets him a bad name in the other world.
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