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Renouncing wrongful actions, following the Guruís teachings, you shall be absorbed into the Perfect One



7070 |  Sikhism
Source : ANG 56 SGGSJi  
One should perform good deeds and lead a life of truthfulness then only will one merge into the Perfect One

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As you plant, so shall you harvest. Without virtue, this human life passes away in vain



7069 |  Sikhism
Source : ANG 56 SGGSJi  
Another reminder by Guru Nanak Dev Ji the first Guru that what deeds one does will be recorded. These deeds will dictate what will happen in the future. One should perform good deeds and truthful acts so that if reincarnated then these are taken into account and life will be enhanced

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Serving the True Guru brings a deep and profound peace, and oneís desires are fulfilled Abstinence, truthfulness and self-discipline are obtained, and the body is purified; the Lord, Har, Har, comes to dwell within the mind Such a person remains blissful forever, day and night. Meeting the Beloved, peace is found



7068 |  Sikhism
Source : ANG 31 SGGSJi  
In order to attain bliss one should serve their Guru (Spiritual teacher). In doing so one is at peace and oneís desires are fulfilled. Remember Har - The True God and He will come and dwell within you. Eternal peace will be found

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That body is said to be pure, in which the True Name abides One whose body is imbued with the Fear of the True One, and whose tongue savors Truthfulness is brought to ecstasy by the True Lordís Glance of Grace. That person does not have to go through the fire of the womb again



7067 |  Sikhism
Source : ANG 19 SGGSJi  
One who follows Waheguruís: the True Godís instructions; practices truthfulness and performs good deeds will be noticed by the True God. That way one does not enter the cycle of rebirth. Follow Guru Jiís instructions and one is saved from reincarnation

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Do only that, by which no filth or pollution shall stick to you Let your mind remain awake and aware, singing the Kirtan of the Lordís Praises.



7066 |  Sikhism
Source : ANG 199 SGGSJi  
At all times remember that Waheguru: the True God sees everything. All of oneís actions should be of good deeds and thoughts. Join the company of the Holy and sing the praises of the True God so oneís mind remains awake and aware

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In the realm of humility, the Word is Beauty Forms of incomparable beauty are fashioned there



7065 |  Sikhism
Source : ANG 8 SGGSJi  
Guru Nanak Dev Ji the first Guru describes the realm of humility through spiritual effort. With meditation the singing of His praises and repeating Waheguru: the True Lord, the mind can be moulded. This is where the mind can be moulded to reflect His beauty

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The world is being consumed by this hidden fire, but Maya does not cling to the Lordís devotees



7064 |  Sikhism
Source : ANG 673 SGGSJi  
One should realise that materialistic things are not capable of giving complete satisfaction. Materialism has become the root cause of almost every personís inward unhappiness. However, in contrast, remembering the True Lord through meditation of singing His praises will take one towards perfections and attaining fulfilment. Do not get side tracked in maya remember Him and the materialistic things will not bother you

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This human body has been given to you This is your chance to meet the Lord of the Universe Nothing else will work Join the Saadh Sangat, the Company of the Holy; vibrate and meditate on the Jewel of the Naam



7063 |  Sikhism
Source : ANG 12 SGGSJi  
Guru Arjan Dev Ji the fifth Guru tells us that we have been given a human body and now is the chance to meet the True Lord. We can do all sorts of things but the only way is in the company of the Saadh Sanghat (the true Holy people) when one prays and meditated on His Naam. Keep company of the Saadh Sanghat and achieve what you are here for

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One who eradicates cruelty from within his own mind looks upon all the world as his friend



7062 |  Sikhism
Source : ANG 266 SGGSJi  
When one criticises someone, they forget that they may have the same evil or wrong in themselves. Negative criticism is destructive and harmful. One should endeavour to cleanse oneself and remove the cruelty from within and look at others as friends

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Sing the Praises of God, O Saints, O friends, with total concentration and one-pointedness of mind



7061 |  Sikhism
Source : ANG 295 SGGSJi  
When one sits in the company of the Saadh Sanghat (company of the Holy) and sings the praises of The True Lord, one should sit with full attention and in a one-pointed mind. One must concentrate on the True Lord and not let the mind wander around. In order to have a one-pointed mind one should start by getting up early, bathing and sitting in meditation remembering the True Lord

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How can Your Creative Potency be described?



7060 |  Sikhism
Source : ANG 3 SGGSJi  
Here Guru Nanak Dev Ji reiterates his message that the creative force of the Devine is beyond human comprehension. He alone knows what is best for us. One should accept what He does and forever be in His awe

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Renounce your cleverness, and your cunning tricks Seek the Support of the Perfect Guru



7059 |  Sikhism
Source : ANG 190 SGGSJi  
Man uses cunningness and cleverness to achieve self praise. Guru Arjan Dev Ji says to renounce these and seek the support of Waheguru: the Perfect Guru to guide one to success through a truthful and honest living

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In the True Court, he is forever True; with love, he chants the True Word of the Shabad



7058 |  Sikhism
Source : ANG 571 SGGSJi  
When one is in the company of the Holy and the Truthful people one chants the True Word of the Shabaad (Text from the Holy scriptures) enhancing their spiritual intellect. One should keep company of the Holy and chant shabads whenever one can

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Seeing that this world on fire, I have hurried to the Sanctuary of the Lord I offer my prayer to the Perfect Guru: please save me, and bless me with Your glorious greatness



7057 |  Sikhism
Source : ANG 571 SGGSJi  
All around us are engaged in duality and want more and more. Materialistic things are more important and the giver of life is forgotten. So as this world is burning in the fire of ego and possession seek the Sanctuary of the Lord. He will save you and bless you with santokh (to be content)

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O my mind, the world comes and goes in birth and death; only the True Name shall emancipate you in the end



7056 |  Sikhism
Source : ANG 571 SGGSJi  
Guru Amar Das Ji the third Guru says that one should memorise that the world comes and goes bound by reincarnation. The only thing that one takes with them after death is the Naam: meditations on Waheguru: the True Lord. Remember Him daily in prayers and meditation

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Chant and meditate on the Guru, the Guru, O my friend Your face shall be radiant in the Court of the Lord.



7055 |  Sikhism
Source : ANG 190 SGGSJi  
When one remembers Waheguru: the True Lord through chanting and meditating, the True Lord is pleased with them. Guru Arjan Dev Ji says that their faces will be radiant in the Court of the Lord. Make meditation and prayers part of your daily routine and be accepted by the True Lord

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The only thing which is pleasing, O Nanak, is that which inspires one to meditate on the Name of the Master



7054 |  Sikhism
Source : ANG 319 SGGSJi  
One is surrounded by many pleasing and immoral things. Guru Arjan Dev Ji the fifth Guru tells us that these will only last for a moment. The only thing that should be pleasing to the mind is what inspires one to meditate and remember the True Lord

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In the Society of the Saints, egotism is shed and the One Lord is seen everywhere



7053 |  Sikhism
Source : ANG 189 SGGSJi  
Guru Arjan Dev Ji the fifth Guru reminds us again that when in the company of the Holy, one is not egotistical. One becomes humble and starts to see the True Lord everywhere in His creation

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Millions of sins are wiped away by the dust of the feet of the Saints By the Grace of the Saints, one is released from birth and death



7052 |  Sikhism
Source : ANG 188 Ė 189 SGGSJi  
Keeping company of the Holy helps with spiritual enlightenment. When one is in the company of the saints, good virtues are attained and reincarnation is eliminated

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The Guru has given me the Mantra of the Name of the Lord My worries are forgotten, and my anxiety is gone



7051 |  Sikhism
Source : ANG 190 SGGSJi  
Guru Arjan Dev Ji the fifth Guru says that the devotee has been given the mantra. This mantra (simran) is repeatedly reciting Godís name. He has many names and one is Waheguru: the True Lord. When simran becomes part of oneís life then worries are forgotten and anxiety is gone. Remember Him daily and be in bliss

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Chant Waaho! Waaho! to the Lord, who is True, profound and unfathomable Chant Waaho! Waaho! to the Lord, who is the giver of virtue, intelligence and patience Chant Waaho! Waaho! to the Lord, who is permeating and pervading in all Chant Waaho! Waaho! to the Lord, who is the Giver of sustenance to all O Nanak, Waaho! Waaho! - praise the One Lord, revealed by the True Guru



7050 |  Sikhism
Source : ANG 514 SGGSJi  
Praise Waheguru: the One True Lord for all that one has. He provides for all: small, large, in water, in the air, on the land and in the soil. He will be revealed only through a Guru (a spiritual teacher). Only when one follows the Guruís teachings and praises the True Lord will He be revealed

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The filth of countless incarnations sticks to this mind; it has become pitch black The oily rag cannot be cleaned by merely washing it, even if it is washed a hundred times By Guruís Grace, one remains dead while yet alive; his intellect is transformed, and he becomes detached from the world O Nanak, no filth sticks to him, and he does not fall into the womb again



7049 |  Sikhism
Source : ANG 651 SGGSJi  
Guru Amar Das Ji the third Guru reminds us that this mind is filthy due to the many wrong doings in the previous lives. When one attaches himself to Waheguru: the True Lord then only can one wash off the filth. When one is attached to Him then pain and joy are the same and one is able to connect with Him and is saved from reincarnation

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People continue wandering through the cycle of 8.4 million incarnations; without the True Guru, liberation is not obtained Reading and studying, the Pandits and the silent sages have grown weary, but attached to the love of duality, they have lost their honor The True Guru teaches the Word of the Shabad; without the True One, there is no other at all



7048 |  Sikhism
Source : ANG 70 SGGSJi  
One who has a Guru (a spiritual teacher) can be guided to be taken out of the cycle of reincarnation. The 8.4 million life forms can take many births and rebirths. When one is with a Guru and follows the Gurus teachings then there is a chance that one will get out of the cycle of reincarnation

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While rising up, and while lying down in sleep, the Lord is always with you, watching over you Remembering Him in meditation, the fear of Death departs.



7047 |  Sikhism
Source : ANG 196 SGGSJi  
The True Lord is everywhere. He is with all of us no matter what we are doing or where we are. Many fear death and are afraid of what happens when death approaches. Guru Arjan Dev Ji says when one meditates, then the fear of death departs

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Ego is a chronic disease, but it contains its own cure as well



7046 |  Sikhism
Source : ANG 466 SGGSJi  
Pride or ego is an obstacle to achieving spiritual bliss. Guru Nanak Dev Ji calls ego a disease. A disease which can be eradicated by meditation and remembrance of Waheguru: the True Guru. Do not let this disease take over, pray and meditate daily

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