Monday, March 04, 2013

Journey of the Spirit - Part 1 of 2...

(Taken from Article)

The Sikh way of life is not one of asceticism but one that entails living in the world. The Gurus gave the Sikhs a legacy and an example of how it was possible to engage in the practice of everyday life whilst at the same time attaining spiritual progress. The quest for a Sikh is to live a decent, content and truthful life and to live up to the Guru's teaching that, "Truth is high but higher still is Truthful living". It is in this context that every part of a Sikh's life is guided by the teachings and blessings of Sri Guru Granth Sahib Ji Maharaaj. Consequently, every ceremony from birth to death is conducted in the Guru's presence...

qY swihb kI bwq ij AwKY khu nwnk ikAw dIjY ]
thai saahib kee baath j aakhai kahu naanak kiaa dheejai
One who brings me a message from my Lord and Master - says Nanak, what shall I give to Him?
Page 558 Sri Guru Granth Sahib Ji Maharaaj, Sri Guru Nanak Dev Ji Maharaaj

jau qau pRym Kylx kw cwau ]
jo tho praem khaelan kaa chaao
If you desire to play this game of love with Me,
isru Dir qlI glI myrI Awau ]
sir dhhar thalee galee maeree aao
then step onto My Path with your head in hand.

Page 1412 Sri Guru Granth Sahib Ji Maharaaj, Sri Guru Nanak Dev Ji Maharaaj

Ultimately the Spirit is held accountable for deeds committed during its journey.


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