Haq paraya nanka os soyar os ga

Hak paraa-iaa naankaa us soo-ar us gaa-ay Gur peer haamaa taa bharay jaa murdaar na khaa-ay Galee bhisat na jaa-ee-ai chhutai sach kamaa-ay Maaran paahi haraam meh ho-ay halaal na jaa-ay Naanak galee koorhee-ee koorho palai paa-ay

English Translation

To take what rightfully belongs to another, is like Muslim eating pork, or a Hindu eating beef. Our Guru, our Spiritual Guide, stands by us, if we do not eat those carcasses. By mere talk, people do not earn the passage to Heaven. Salvation comes only from the practice of Truth. By adding species to forbidden foods, they are not made acceptable. O Nanak, from false talk, only falsehood is obtained. (Translation: S. S. Khalsa)

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