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    • Some pangtis of what Guruji says about family:   ਮੰਨੈ ਪਾਵਹਿ ਮੋਖੁ ਦੁਆਰੁ ॥ 
      मंनै पावहि मोखु दुआरु ॥ 
      Mannai pāvahi mokẖ ḏu▫ār. 
      The obeyer of the Lord's dictates obtains the door of salvation. 
        ਮੰਨੈ ਪਰਵਾਰੈ ਸਾਧਾਰੁ ॥ 
      मंनै परवारै साधारु ॥ 
      Mannai parvārai sāḏẖār. 
      The obeyer of the Lord's dictates reforms his kith and kin. 
        ਮੰਨੈ ਤਰੈ ਤਾਰੇ ਗੁਰੁ ਸਿਖ ॥ 
      मंनै तरै तारे गुरु सिख ॥ 
      Mannai ṯarai ṯāre gur sikẖ. 
      The obeyer of the Lord's fiat saves himself and saves the Sikhs of the Guru. 
        ਮੰਨੈ ਨਾਨਕ ਭਵਹਿ ਨ ਭਿਖ ॥ 
      मंनै नानक भवहि न भिख ॥ 
      Mannai Nānak bẖavahi na bẖikẖ. 
      The obeyer of the Lord's fiat goes not begging. 
        ਐਸਾ ਨਾਮੁ ਨਿਰੰਜਨੁ ਹੋਇ ॥ 
      ऐसा नामु निरंजनु होइ ॥ 
      Aisā nām niranjan ho▫e. 
      Such is the stainless Name of God. 
        ਜੇ ਕੋ ਮੰਨਿ ਜਾਣੈ ਮਨਿ ਕੋਇ ॥੧੫॥ 
      जे को मंनि जाणै मनि कोइ ॥१५॥ 
      Je ko man jāṇai man ko▫e. ||15|| 
      If some one puts faith in the Lord's Name, he shall then, understand it within his mind.  SGGS JI Ang 3 🙏🏻 Dhan Guru Nanak Dev ji      ਗ੍ਰਿਸਤਿ ਕੁਟੰਬਿ ਪਲੇਟਿਆ ਕਦੇ ਹਰਖੁ ਕਦੇ ਸੋਗੁ ॥ 
      ग्रिसति कुट्मबि पलेटिआ कदे हरखु कदे सोगु ॥ 
      Garisaṯ kutamb paleti▫ā kaḏe harakẖ kaḏe sog. 
      He who is wrapped up in household and family and sometimes feels joy and sometimes sorrow; 
        ਗਉਣੁ ਕਰੇ ਚਹੁ ਕੁੰਟ ਕਾ ਘੜੀ ਨ ਬੈਸਣੁ ਸੋਇ ॥ 
      गउणु करे चहु कुंट का घड़ी न बैसणु सोइ ॥ 
      Ga▫oṇ kare cẖahu kunt kā gẖaṛī na baisaṇ so▫e. 
      and wanders in four directions and cannot sit or sleep even for a moment; 
        ਚਿਤਿ ਆਵੈ ਓਸੁ ਪਾਰਬ੍ਰਹਮੁ ਤਨੁ ਮਨੁ ਸੀਤਲੁ ਹੋਇ ॥੩॥ 
      चिति आवै ओसु पारब्रहमु तनु मनु सीतलु होइ ॥३॥ 
      Cẖiṯ āvai os pārbarahm ṯan man sīṯal ho▫e. ||3|| 
      Were he to reflect over the Supreme Lord, his body and soul shall be cooled (rest at peace).  SGGS Ji Ang 70 🙏🏻 Dhan Guru Arjan Dev ji   ਨਾਮੁ ਧਨੁ ਨਾਮੁ ਸੁਖ ਰਾਜਾ ਨਾਮੁ ਕੁਟੰਬ ਸਹਾਈ ॥ 
      नामु धनु नामु सुख राजा नामु कुट्मब सहाई ॥ 
      Nām ḏẖan nām sukẖ rājā nām kutamb sahā▫ī. 
      The Name is my wealth, the Name my royal peace and the Name my family and helper. SGGS ji Ang 497 🙏🏻 Dhan Guru Arjan Dev ji   There are many pangtis, do a search and see what Guruji says.
    • Agree, it’s the actions of the person that makes somebody negative. There was a video I saw a while ago, on this, but can’t find it now. A person can also change from a negative one to a good one. Like they say, Every Saint has a past, and every sinner a future.     
    • Although such abuses do happen now and then it is not a wide spread problem especially in Sikh community its more a hindu and muslim centric problem as they rely on dowry in their religious scriptures and culturally its been going on for thousands of years. The abuses are a very tiny percentage there's probably more  domestic abuse cases in Australian white privileged gay relationships than all the ethnic minorities put together. This article smacks of white privilege and covert racist dog whistling against ehtnic/religious minority communities the sad thing is asians/indains are too lazy to reply back to such white washed propaganda. If minorities really wanted to expose the white western cultural disgusting practices and norms such as wide spread abuse from alcoholism. Domestic violence prevalent in white communities in homosexual couples too. The amount of single parent families in white households. The outrageous neglect of elderly by white communities... then list would be endless and the whites would be outraged enough to try and defend their negative cultural practices and counter bash minority communities. It's long over due that time ethnic/religious community especially ours started to defend ourselves in the mainstream mass media produce counter pieces and counter propaganda against our accusers. otherwise this overt racism will just keep on happening. And next time you are looked at negatively for jobs, or in the street attacked cos of your faith or appearance it is because of such articles helped contribute to it.
    • Meditation works more for me in rural areas.
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