Guru Granth Sahib Quotes in English

guru granth sahib quotes in english

Guru Granth Sahib Quotes in English are the wise sayings written in the Guru Granth Sahib. This is the holy book of the religion Sikhism. It contains prayers and hymns of the Sikh religion. The Guru Granth Sahib is also called Adi Granth.

The Guru Granth Sahib means a Master Book by the Teacher. This book is a collection of hymns of the first five “Sikh Gurus”, the “Ninth Guru”, and various saints.

This book is considered as the repository of the solutions to the problems faced by mankind in the world. The Granth teaches us how we should live, and promotes a modern ideology. This post presents the quotes in English.
[ Hindi readers can read Sahib quotes in Hindi ]

GuruGranth Sahib Quotes in English

Here are the selected few quotations in English from the Granth Sahib.


# English Quotations from Guru Granth Sahib

True In The Primal Beginning.
True Throughout The Ages.
True Here And Now.

O Nanak, Forever And Ever True.


“Hundreds of thousands of clever tricks, but not even one of them will go along with you in the end.”


# Guru Granth Sahib Quotes in English

“By His Command, bodies are created; His Command cannot be described. By His Command, souls come into being; by His Command, glory and greatness are obtained.”



“By His Command, some are high and some are low; by His Written Command, pain and pleasure are obtained. Some, by His Command, are blessed and forgiven; others, by His Command, wander aimlessly forever.”


“Everyone is subject to His Command; no one is beyond His Command. O Nanak, one who understands His Command, does not speak in ego.”


# Guru Granth Sahib Quotes English
“Some sing that He fashions the body, and then again reduces it to dust. Some sing that He takes life away, and then again restores it. Some sing that He seems so very far away. Some sing that He watches over us, face to face, ever-present.”


“The Great Giver keeps on giving, while those who receive grow weary of receiving.”


“He cannot be established, He cannot be created. He Himself is Immaculate and Pure. Those who serve Him are honored. O Nanak, sing of the Lord, the Treasure of Excellence. Sing, and listen, and let your mind be filled with love. Your pain shall be sent far away, and peace shall come to your home.”


# GranthSaheb sayings in English
“By the karma of past actions, the robe of this physical body is obtained. By His Grace, the Gate of Liberation is found.”


“The Guru is Shiva, the Guru is Vishnu and Brahma; the Guru is Parvati and Lakshmi.”


# Guru GranthSahib Quotes English

“There is only the One, the Giver of all souls. May I never forget Him!”


Within the mind are gems, jewels and rubies, if you listen to the Guru’s Teachings, even once.


The path of the faithful shall never be blocked. The faithful shall depart with honor and fame. The faithful do not follow empty religious rituals. The faithful are firmly bound to the Dharma.”


“The faithful find the Door of Liberation.”


# Granth Saheb sayings in English
“We come to receive what is written in our destiny. I bow to Him, I humbly bow. The Primal One, the Pure Light, without beginning, without end. Throughout all the ages, He is One and the Same.”


“The One Divine Mother conceived and gave birth to the three deities. One, the Creator of the World; One, the Sustainer; and One, the Destroyer. He makes things happen according to the Pleasure of His Will. Such is His Celestial Order. He watches over all, but none see Him. How wonderful this is! I bow to Him, I humbly bow. The Primal One, the Pure Light, without beginning, without end. Throughout all the ages, He is One and the Same.”


# Guru Granth Sahib English Quotes

“Those who meditate on You, Lord, those who meditate on You—those humble beings dwell in peace in this world. They are liberated, they are liberated—those who meditate on the Lord. For them, the noose of death is cut away. Those who meditate on the Fearless One, on the Fearless Lord—all their fears are dispelled. Those who serve, those who serve my Dear Lord, are absorbed into the Being of the Lord”

Take Away

Guru Granth Sahib Quotes and sayings bring us nearer to God Almighty – and bring back the faith in our mind.

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