Beautiful gates, houses and palaces, solidly built forts, elephants, saddled horses, hundreds of thousands of uncounted armies - none of these will go along with anyone in the end, and yet, the fools bother themselves to exhaustion with these, and then die.
Now, my evil sense of alienation is eliminated, since I have heard the Praises of the Lord with my ears.
When you are confronted with terrible hardships, and no one offers you any support, when your friends turn into enemies, and even your relatives have deserted you, and when all support has given way, and all hope has been lost - if you then come to remember the Supreme Lord God, even the hot wind shall not touch you.
Those who act in ego do not go beyond karma. It is only by Guru's Grace that one is rid of ego.
Without the karma of good deeds, they are only destroying themselves.
In their dreams at night, people wander around as long as they sleep; just so, they are under the power of the snake Maya, as long as their hearts are filled with ego and duality.
Serving the Guru, I have found eternal peace; my ego has been silenced and subdued.
The infinite substance is within it. Within it, the great merchant is said to dwell. Who is the trader who deals there?
Without the True Guru, the Name is not obtained. Without the Name, what is the use of it all? People come and go, regretting and repenting, like crows in a deserted house.