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Guru Gobind Singh Jayanti: 10 inspiring quotes by the tenth Sikh guru

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Guru Gobind Singh, born as Gobind Rai, was the tenth Sikh guru, spiritual master, philosopher, and poet. He founded the Khalsa Vani – ‘Waheguru ji ka Khalsa, Waheguru ji ki fateh’ and also Khalsa or the Five Ks – the five principles of life. Guru Gobind Singh Jayanti, also known as Prakash Utsav or Prakash Parv, marks his birth anniversary. His anniversary is celebrated by offering prayers and organising huge processions. In 2018, Guru Gobind Singh Jayanti falls on January 5. On the occasion of Guru Gobind Singh Jayanti, we bring to you 10 inspiring quotes by the tenth guru.

  • He alone is a man who keeps his word, Not that he has one thing in the heart, and another on the tongue.
  • The greatest comforts and lasting peace are obtained, when one eradicates selfishness from within.
  • Those who call me God, will fall into the deep pit of hell. Regard me as one of his slaves and have no doubt whatever about it. I am a servant of the Supreme Being and have come to behold the wonderful drama of life.
  • The greatest comforts and lasting peace are obtained, when one eradicates selfishness from within.
  • I came into the world charged with the duty to uphold the right in every place, to destroy sin and evil… the only reason I took birth was to see that righteousness may flourish, that good may live, and tyrants be torn out by their roots.

Also read: 5 facts about Guru Gobind Singh, the tenth Sikh guru

  • For this purpose was I born, let all virtuous people understand. I was born to advance righteousness, to emancipate the good, and to destroy all evil-doers root and branch.
  • Egotism is such a terrible disease, he dies, to be reincarnated he continues coming and going.
  • Fruitful is the entire life of those, who feel hunger for the Name of the Lord in their minds.
  • The ignorant person is totally blind he does not appreciate the value of the jewel.
  • Those who worship and adore the Lord through the Guru’s Word forget all their pain and suffering.