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K indness as their deity, and forgiveness as their chanting beads - they are the most excellent people


quote 7100  |   The Sri Guru Granth Sahib Ji
ANG 1245 SGGSJi 

To be kind is seen as an attribute to Waheguru: the True Guru and forgiveness a rosary. Do not hurt anyone and be willing to forgive those who are unkind to you




O my mind, meditate on the Name of the One Lord The happiness of all happiness shall well up, and in the Court of the Lord, you shall be dressed in robes of honor


quote 7099  |   The Sri Guru Granth Sahib Ji
ANG 45 SGGSJi 

Time and time again one is reminded to meditate. Guru Arjan Dev Ji the fifth Guru reminds us that if one meditates then one is forgiven and received with the utmost respect and honour in His court




T hose who are imbued with the Lordís Name, in the Saadh Sangat, cross over the terrifying world-ocean The corrupting sins of birth and death are eradicated, and no stain ever sticks to them again


quote 7098  |   The Sri Guru Granth Sahib Ji
ANG 927 SGGSJi 

Keep company of the truthful people and cross over this world ocean. The cycle of birth and death will be wiped out and no marks of dirt (bad deeds) will remain on you




T he humble servants of the Lord are exalted and elevated, forever on high; they are adorned with the Word of the Guruís Shabad O Nanak, He Himself forgives them, and merges them with Himself; throughout the ages, they are glorified


quote 7097  |   The Sri Guru Granth Sahib Ji
ANG 769 SGGSJi 

The True Lord loves His devotees and keeps them lofty. The devotees who follow the Word of the Guruís Shabad (Guru Jiís teachings), the True Lord Himself forgives them and keeps them close to Him




S eek the Support of the One Lord, and surrender your soul to Him; place your hopes only in the Sustainer of the World


quote 7096  |   The Sri Guru Granth Sahib Ji
ANG 927 SGGSJi 

Look nowhere else for support other than Waheguru: the True Lord. Surrender your soul to Him and let Him guide and sustain you




M editating in remembrance on the Lord, the darkness is illuminated. Dwelling on His Glorious Praises, the ugly sins are destroyed Enshrining the Lord deep within the heart, and with the immaculate karma of doing good deeds, one strikes fear into the demons The cycle of coming and going in reincarnation is ended, absolute peace is obtained, and the Fruitful Vision of the Lordís Darshan He is Potent to give Protection, He is the Lover of His Saints. O Nanak, the Lord God blesses all with bliss


quote 7095  |   The Sri Guru Granth Sahib Ji
ANG 1355 SGGSJi 

Guru Arjan Dev Ji the fifth Guru tells us of the importance of mediation and the karma of good deeds. If one wants to end this cycle of reincarnation then one must be engaged in doing good deeds that are acceptable to Waheguru: the True God. This way one becomes blessed by Him




T o practice forgiveness is the true fast, good conduct and contentment


quote 7094  |   The Sri Guru Granth Sahib Ji
ANG 223 SGGSJi 

Forgiveness is not something one can do easily especially if hurting from the act of wrong doing. One has to learn to forgive as we all make mistakes and we learn through our mistakes. Learn to forgive and move on. Life will be more acceptable




H umility is the word, forgiveness is the virtue, and sweet speech is the magic mantra


quote 7093  |   The Sri Guru Granth Sahib Ji
ANG 1384 SGGSJi 

How does one capture the True Lord? By oneís manner. So when one is humble and one forgives; when oneís speech is sweet and has kind words; then the One Lord can be reached and the devotee can become one with Him




V ibrate, and meditate on the Merciful Divine Lord in the Saadh Sangat, the Company of the Holy; renounce your intellectual mind


quote 7092  |   The Sri Guru Granth Sahib Ji
ANG 926 SGGSJi 

Keep company of the Saadh Sangat (truthful people) and oneís mind will become like theirs. Listen to the teachings of the True Lord




H e is the Supreme Lord God, the Transcendent Lord, the Lord of the Universe the Treasure of mercy, compassion and forgiveness


quote 7091  |   The Sri Guru Granth Sahib Ji
ANG 283 SGGSJi 

The True Lord dwells in His creation, He sees all and He knows All. There is nothing one can hide from Him. He is very forgiving, so ask for forgiveness and more importantly learn to forgive. We all make mistakes, and make decisions for wrong reasons. Ask for forgiveness and He forgives




T hose who have truth as their fast, contentment as their sacred shrine of pilgrimage, spiritual wisdom and meditation as their cleansing bath Kindness as their deity, and forgiveness as their chanting beads - they are the most excellent people


quote 7090  |   The Sri Guru Granth Sahib Ji
ANG 1245 SGGSJi 

There are not many of those described above. There are only a few and they are truly blessed by Waheguru: the True God. Be truthful, kind, knowledgeable, wise and most importantly learn to forgive as this can be challenging and not an easy thing to do




O Nanak, God forgives him, and blends him with Himself; he does not rot away in the womb of reincarnation ever again


quote 7089  |   The Sri Guru Granth Sahib Ji
ANG 1245 SGGSJi 

The True Lord forgives when one asks for forgiveness of a wrong doing. He forgives and hugs one to Himself. He saves one from the cycle of life and death, the cycle of coming and going. When we ask for forgiveness He holds onto us. When He forgives why canít we?




K abeer, where there is spiritual wisdom, there is righteousness and Dharma. Where there is falsehood, there is sin Where there is greed, there is death. Where there is forgiveness, there is God Himself


quote 7088  |   The Sri Guru Granth Sahib Ji
ANG 1372 SGGSJi 

Kabeer Ji reminds us that where there is forgiveness, God Himself is present. We all make mistakes and we learn from mistakes. Once we forgive we get closer to the True Lord. Stay away from greed and the false. Keep company of the holy truthful people, forgive and move on




T he Gurmukh (follower of the Guruís teachings) grows the crop of forgiveness, while the self-willed manmukh (one who is self centred) loses even his roots


quote 7087  |   The Sri Guru Granth Sahib Ji
ANG 304 SGGSJi 

One who follows the teaching of the Guru forgives and in doing so obtains the love of the True Lord. Forgiving those who have done wrong by you is not easy as ego and pride gets in the way. Forgive and a weight is lifted off oneís shoulders




I take pride in You, O my Darling Beloved I am a sinner, continuously making mistakes; You are the Forgiving Lord


quote 7086  |   The Sri Guru Granth Sahib Ji
ANG 809 SGGSJi 

One makes mistakes and sins are even committed. Yet the True Lord is forgiving. Learn from the mistakes and sins and make an effort not to do the same again. As He has already taken the step to forgive why canít we




W aheguru Himself instructs those who are misguided, when He casts His Glance of Grace Guru Nanak says, those who are not blessed by His Glance of Grace, cry and weep and wail


quote 7085  |   The Sri Guru Granth Sahib Ji
ANG 1421 SGGSJi 

Make friends with the sat sangat (the truthful ones) and do not look down on others. He loves and He forgives. Appreciate that it is with Waheguruís blessings that one continues to live under His grace. Without His grace one would live in sorrow and sadness




S o erase your duality and hold tight to forgiveness and you will not have to endure the torture of karma or religious rituals


quote 7084  |   The Sri Guru Granth Sahib Ji
ANG 343 SGGSJi 

Forgive and let go of duality. This way one is enlightened and the mind is steady. Then bad karma stays away from one




R emembering the Lord in meditation, all pains and sorrows vanish


quote 7083  |   The Sri Guru Granth Sahib Ji
ANG 627 SGGSJi 

If one wants to be in bliss and wants all the pains to vanish then one must remember Waheguru: the True God in meditation. Meditate whenever you can and He will be by your side and sorrows will dispel




F ruitful is the life, the life of one who hears about the Lord, and chants and meditates on Him; he lives forever


quote 7082  |   The Sri Guru Granth Sahib Ji
ANG 1019 SGGSJi 

In this life one has the chance to pray and be one with Waheguru: the True God. Those who pray and meditate have understood the purpose of this life. They are the True Ones whom He accepts as His own. They do not die to be reborn again. Remember Him daily through meditation so you too live forever




N o one has ever found satisfaction in sin and corruption The flame is not satisfied by more fuel; how can one be satisfied without the Lord?


quote 7081  |   The Sri Guru Granth Sahib Ji
ANG 672 SGGSJi 

When one is intoxicated with the pleasures of wealth one remains engrossed in it and oneís eyes see nothing else. In sin no one has ever been satisfied. It is safe to conclude that the mortal cannot be content without the True Lord. One would be with the True Lord at all times




O my ears, you were created only to hear the Truth To hear the Truth, you were created and attached to the body; listen to the True Bani Hearing it, the mind and body are rejuvenated, and the tongue is absorbed in Ambrosial Nectar


quote 7080  |   The Sri Guru Granth Sahib Ji
ANG 922 SGGSJi 

Do not let your ears hear anything that can be slanderess or causes ill will. The True Lord gave one these ears to hear the truth and the true Shabad (teachings of the Gurus). Let your ears hear the True Shabad and be one with the True Lord




T he storehouse is inexhaustible and immeasurable, overflowing with priceless jewels and rubies


quote 7079  |   The Sri Guru Granth Sahib Ji
ANG 186 SGGSJi 

One should make efforts to obtain the treasure of spiritual knowledge that we have been blessed with through the Sri Guru Granth Sahib Ji Ė Sikh Holy Scriptures. Guru Arjan Dev Ji the fifth Guru tells that the storehouse is available to all and we should all access it and learn of the priceless treasure of Gurbani




M ortals are known by their actions; this is the way it has to be They should show goodness, and not be deformed by their actions; this is how they are called beautiful Whatever they desire, they shall receive; O Nanak, they become the very image of God


quote 7078  |   The Sri Guru Granth Sahib Ji
ANG 1245 SGGSJi 

Our actions are judged and we are either beautiful or not. To be beautiful our actions should be those of good deeds and truthful living. Once the True Lord accepts one as beautiful all his / her desires will be fulfilled and they become one with Him




T hat humble being, who sings and meditates on the Praises of his Lord and Master, is the dwelling-place of God He is blessed with great good fortune; the Lord abides in his mind. Good karma radiates from his forehead


quote 7077  |   The Sri Guru Granth Sahib Ji
ANG 339 SGGSJi 

The True Lord and Master comes and resides in the one who is humble and sings the praises the True Lord. His visual projection radiates his good fortune and karma. One should be humble and sing praises of the True Lord at all times




T he treasure of the Name is in the Sat Sangat, the True Congregation. There, the Lord is found By Guruís Grace, the heart is illumined, and darkness is dispelled


quote 7076  |   The Sri Guru Granth Sahib Ji
ANG 1244 SGGSJi 

Guru Nanak Dev Ji the first Guru again emphasises the need to keep company of the Sat Sangat (the truthful ones) in order to find the True Lord. In such company darkness is dispelled and the True Lord is attained



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