Death is Inevitable:
Gurbani teaches us that the death is inevitable. It is law of the nature.
Whosoever is born must die. Rich and poor, young and old all have die one day.
Guru Nanak Dev Ji on the subject of death has written following quotes in Sri Guru Granth Sahib Ji:
ਜੋ ਆਇਆ ਸੋ ਚਲਸੀ ਸਭੁ ਕੋਈ ਆਈ ਵਾਰੀਐ ॥(474-2)
jo aa-i-aa so chalsee sabh ko-ee aa-ee vaaree-ai.
Whoever has come, shall depart; all shall have their turn.
“Whoever has come, shall depart; all shall have their turn.”
Guru Nanak – SGGS 474
ਮਰਣੁ ਲਿਖਾਇ ਮੰਡਲ ਮਹਿ ਆਏ ॥
Maran Likhaae Manddal Mehi Aaeae ||
With their death already ordained, mortals come into this world.
ਮਾਰੂ ਸੋਲਹੇ (ਮਃ ੧) (੩) ੭:੧ – ਗੁਰੂ ਗ੍ਰੰਥ ਸਾਹਿਬ : ਅੰਗ ੧੦੨੨ ਪੰ. ੧੮
Raag Maaroo Guru Nanak Dev
‘With their death already preordained, mortals come into this world.
How can they remain here? They have to go to the world beyond.’
– Guru Nanak Dev SGGS 1022
ਜਿਤੁ ਦਿਹਾੜੈ ਧਨ ਵਰੀ ਸਾਹੇ ਲਏ ਲਿਖਾਇ ॥
Jith Dhihaarrai Dhhan Varee Saahae Leae Likhaae ||
The day of the bride’s wedding is pre-ordained.
ਸਲੋਕ ਫਰੀਦ ਜੀ (ਭ. ਫਰੀਦ) ੧:੧ – ਗੁਰੂ ਗ੍ਰੰਥ ਸਾਹਿਬ : ਅੰਗ ੧੩੭੭ ਪੰ. ੧੬
Salok Baba Sheikh Farid
The day of the bride’s (mortal’s) wedding (death) is pre-ordained.
Sheikh Farid.. SGGS;1377
About the Author of Quote: Guru Nanak Dev Ji. (Gurmukhi: ਗੁਰੂ ਨਾਨਕ), was the founder and first Guru of Sikhism, was born in the year 1469, in the village Talwandi which is located in the Punjab region of the Indian subcontinent. READ MORE
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Simran means (Gurmukhi ਸਿਮਰਨ, Hindi: सिमरण, सिमरन) is a Punjabi word derived from the Sanskrit word स्मरण smaraṇa, “the act of remembrance, reminiscence, and recollection,” which leads to the realization. Simran is a commonly used term as a verb in Gurmukhi, which refers to ‘meditating’ of the Nām, or name, of God.
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