Drive out selfishness and engage in Service of the weak. [1. p. 15]. :-
SIREE RAAG, FIRST MEHL:
As it is pre-ordained, people speak their words.
As it is pre-ordained, they consume their food.
As it is pre-ordained, they walk along the way.
As it is pre-ordained, they see and hear.
As it is pre-ordained, they draw their breath.
Why should I go and ask the scholars about this? || 1 ||
O Baba ! the splendor of Maya is deceptive.
The blind man has forgotten the Name; he is in limbo, neither here nor there. || 1 || Pause ||
Life and death come to all who are born.
Everything here gets devoured by Death.
He sits and examines the accounts, there where no one goes along with anyone.
Those who weep and wail might just as well all tie bundles of straw. || 2 ||
Everyone says that God is the Greatest of the Great.
No one calls Him any less. No one can estimate His Worth.
By speaking of Him, His Greatness is not increased.
You are the One True Lord and Master of all the other beings, of so many worlds. || 3 ||
Nanak seeks the company of the lowest of the low class, the very lowest of the low.
Why should he try to compete with the great?
In that place where the lowly are cared for—there, the Blessings of Your Glance of Grace rain down. || 4 || 3 ||
[1. G G S p. 15]
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