Then Baba (Nanak) returned to Kartarpur where he put aside his attire of a Recluse. Now putting on a householder’s dress, he sat splendidly on a cot (and executed his mission). He made the Ganges flow in opposite direction because he choose Angad for heading the people (in preference to his sons). The sons did not obey the commands and their minds turned hostile and unstable. When Baba uttered hymns, the light would spread and darkness dispell. Discussions for the sake of knowledge and the melodies of unstruck sound were ever heard there. Sodar and Arati were sung and in the ambrosial hours Japu was recited. The Gurmukh (Nanak) saved the people from the clutches of tantra, mantra and Atharvaveda.
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