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* [http://www.srigranth.org/servlet/gurbani.gurbani?Action=Page&Param=1295&english=t&id=55584#l55584 Meet with the Saints of the Lord, and focus your love; remain balanced and detached within your own household. ||1||Pause||] page 1295
 
* [http://www.srigranth.org/servlet/gurbani.gurbani?Action=Page&Param=1295&english=t&id=55584#l55584 Meet with the Saints of the Lord, and focus your love; remain balanced and detached within your own household. ||1||Pause||] page 1295
 
* [http://www.srigranth.org/servlet/gurbani.gurbani?Action=Page&Param=1377&english=t&id=58758#l58758 Kabeer, if you live the householder's life, then practice righteousness; otherwise, you might as well retire from the world.] page 1377
 
* [http://www.srigranth.org/servlet/gurbani.gurbani?Action=Page&Param=1377&english=t&id=58758#l58758 Kabeer, if you live the householder's life, then practice righteousness; otherwise, you might as well retire from the world.] page 1377
 
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* [http://www.srigranth.org/servlet/gurbani.gurbani?Action=Page&Param=835&english=t&id=35567#l35567 Forsaking family life, he wanders in the forest, but his mind does not remain at rest, even for an instant.] page 835
  
 
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Revision as of 18:56, 28 July 2008

Gristi is a Punjabi word for the 'life of a householder'. Sikhi promotes the adherent to live their life as members of a household and family. A Sikh is expected to play their part in a family unit and as part of a community.

ਗਿਰਹੀ ਮਹਿ ਸਦਾ ਹਰਿ ਜਨ ਉਦਾਸੀ ਗਿਆਨ ਤਤ ਬੀਚਾਰੀ ॥ ਸਤਿਗ੝ਰ੝ ਸੇਵਿ ਸਦਾ ਸ੝ਖ੝ ਪਾਇਆ ਹਰਿ ਰਾਖਿਆ ਉਰ ਧਾਰੀ ॥੨॥
Girhī meh saḝĝ har jan uḝĝsī gi­ĝn ṯaṯ bīcẖĝrī. Saṯgur sėv saḝĝ sukẖ pĝ­i­ĝ har rĝkẖi­ĝ ur ḝẖĝrī. (2)
Immersed in family life, the Lord's humble servant ever remains detached; he reflects upon the essence of spiritual wisdom.

Serving the True Guru, he finds eternal peace, and he keeps the Lord enshrined in his heart. (2)


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