Gurpurab Quotes


  • Naanak nirgun gun karay gunvanti-aa gun day.
    Let spiritual wisdom be your food, and compassion your attendant. The Sound-current of the Naad vibrates in each and every heart.

  • Sahas si-aanpaa lakh hohi ta ik na chalai naal.
    That True Lord is True, Forever True, and True is His Name.

  • Hukmee hukam chalaa-ay raahu. naanak vigsai vayparvaahu.
    He created the world, with its various colors, species of beings, and the variety of Maya.

  • Rangee rangee bhaatee kar kar jinsee maa-i-aa jin upaa-ee.
    The Commander, by his Command, leads us to walk on the Path. O Nanak, He Blossoms forth, Carefree and Untroubled.

  • Gaavee-ai sunee-ai man rakhee-ai bhaa-o. dukh parhar sukh ghar lai jaa-ay.
    Let the remembrance of death be the patched coat you wear, let the purity of virginity be your way in the world, and let faith in the Lord be your walking stick.

  • Gurmukh naadaN gurmukh vaydaN gurmukh rahi-aa samaa-ee.
    See the brotherhood of all mankind as the highest order of Yogis; conquer your own mind and conquer the world.

  • Kaagad kalam na likhanhaar. mannay kaa bahi karan veechaar. aisaa naam niranjan ho-ay. jay ko man jaanai man ko-ay.
    Having created the creation, the Creator Lord watches over it. O Nanak, true is the Creation of the True Lord.

  • Jo tu Dh bhaavai saa-ee bhalee kaar. too sadaa salaamat nirankaar.
    In the realm of wisdom, spiritual wisdom reigns supreme. The Sound-current of he Naad vibrates there, amidst the sounds and the sights of bliss.

  • Gi-aan khand meh gi-aan parchand. tithai naad binod kod anand.
    Whatever pleases You is the only good done. You! Eternal and Formless one!

  • Keetaa pasaa-o ayko kavaa-o. tis tay ho-ay lakh daree-aa-o.
    The ripe and the unripe, the good and the bad, shall there be judged. O Nanak, when you go home, you will see this.

  • Mannai paavahi mokh du-aar. mannai parvaarai saaDhaar.
    The Primal One, the Pure Light, without beginning, without end. Throughout all the ages, He is One and the Same.

  • So-ee so-ee sadaa sach saahib saachaa saachee naa-ee.
    You may know hundreds and thousands of clever tricks, but not even one of them will go along with you in the end.

  • Karmee aavai kaprhaa nadree mokh du-aar.
    Make contentment your ear-rings, humility your begging bowl, and meditation the ashes you apply to your body.

  • Munda santokh saram pat jholee Dhi-aan kee karahi bibhoot.
    By the Karma of past actions, the robe of this physical body is obtained. By His Grace, the Gate of Liberation is found.

  • Khinthaa kaal ku-aaree kaa-i-aa jugat dandaa parteet.
    Sing, and listen, and let your mind be filled with love. Your pain shall be sent far away, and peace shall come to your home.

  • Aa-ee panthee sagal jamaatee man jeetai jag jeet.
    The Guruís word is the Sound-current of the Naad; the Guruís word is the Wisdom of Vedas; the Guruís word is all-pervading.

  • Bhugat gi-aan da-i-aa bhandaaran ghat ghat vaajeh naad.
    Nanak, God blesses the unworthy with virtue and bestows virtue on the virtuous.

  • Kar kar vaykhai sirjanhaar.
    No paper, no pen, no scribe can record the state of the faithful. Such is the Name of the Immaculate Lord. Only one who has faith comes to know such a state of mind.

  • Kach pakaa-ee othai paa-ay. naanak ga-i-aa jaapai jaa-ay.
    You created the vast expanse of the Universe with One Word! Hundreds of thousands of rivers began to flow.

  • Aad aneel anaad anaahat jug jug ayko vays. The Faithful find the Door of Liberation. The faithful uplift and redeem their family and relations.