Guru Nanak Dev Ji’s Teachings: Kirat Karo, Naam Japo, Vand Chako

On the occasion of Guru Nanak Dev’s Ji’s birthday let’s Read & Reflect on Guru ji’s main teaching for Sikhs.  Guru Nanak Dev Ji’s teachings are summarized as the Three Pillars of Sikhism: Kirat Karo Naam Japo Vand Chako Kirat Karo Guru Nanak Dev Ji asked the Sikhs to live as householders and practice “Kirat”:

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Sab sikhan ko Hukam hai guru manyo Granth – Jyoti jot divas Guru Gobind Singh

Sab sikhan ko Hukam hai guru manyo Granth – Jyoti jot divas Guru Gobind Singh
Joti jot means the day Guru Gobind Singh ji left his heavenly abode in 1708, at Hazur Sahib(Nanded) Maharashtra India.

This quote “All Sikhs are commanded to take the Granth as Guru” is by the last living Guru for the Sikhs, Guru Gobind Singh Ji. This was proclaimed by Guru ji when he felt that his call from Heaven had come and it was time for him to pass the successorship (gur gadi).

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HAPPY DIWALI & BANDHI CHOR DIVAS – FESTIVAL OF LIGHTS

Happy Diwali – the Indian Hindu festival of Lights.  The Jains observe Diwali which marks the final liberation of Mahavira & the Sikhs celebrate Bandi Chhor Divas to mark the release of Guru Hargobind from a Mughal Empire prison along with 52 kings. For Hindus the festival marks Diwali symbolizes the spiritual “victory of light

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Why call her Bad? From her, Kings are born.

Guru Nanak Dev Ji, believed men and women are equal and therefore women cannot be considered inferior. To woman we marry, of woman are we born, of woman conceived, by woman is the civilization continued. It is by woman that the entire social order is maintained. Then “why call her bad? From her Kings are born”

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Speak only that will bring you Honor

Do you control your mind or does your mind control you? This quote by Guru Nanak dev ji is guiding us that if we can conquer our mind, we can conquer anything. Read below on the story and analogy of mind like a horse that creates havoc when you try to tame it.

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Conquer your mind and Conquer the world

Do you control your mind or does your mind control you? This quote by Guru Nanak dev ji is guiding us that if we can conquer our mind, we can conquer anything. Read below on the story and analogy of mind like a horse that creates havoc when you try to tame it.

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Powerful 50 Guru Arjan Dev Ji Quotes

Guru ArjanDev Ji ਗੁਰੂ ਅਰਜਨ (15 April 1563 – 30 May 1606) was the fifth of the ten total Sikh Gurus. He compiled the first official edition of the Sikh scripture called the Adi Granth, which later expanded into the Guru Granth Sahib which is the eleventh and eternal Guru of Sikhs. Guru Arjan Dev

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AFFIRMATION: I am not alone, God is with me

If you feel alone at times but believe in a higher power, this affirmation is for you. Believe that you are not alone and that GOD is with you at all times.   Ask yourself am I starting my day with the right positive attitude? If not you can change your outlook by thinking positive

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DASAM GRANTH

Guru Gobind Singh Ji Dasam Granth Guru Gobind Singh Ji (1666-1708 C.E.) was the tenth guru of Sikhs. Guru Gobind Singh Ji was also a scholar, writer and a poet, well-versed in many languages: Sanskrit, Persian, Punjabi, Arabic, Awadhi and Braj Bhasha. His father was Guru Teg Bahadur who was beheaded for refusing to convert

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The Ignorant person is totally blind, He does not appreciate the value of the Jewel

Guru Amar Das Sahib Ji (ਗੁਰੂ ਅਮਰ ਦਾਸ) (1479 – 1574), was the third of the Ten Gurus of Sikhism. Guru Amar Das ji composed 907 hymns, that are incorporated in the Sri Guru Granth Sahib Ji. Gift of the prayer Anand Sahib, which is one of the Five Banis recited daily by devout Sikhs. “The ignorant person is totally blind he does not appreciate

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