the needy by generously distributing the grains to them free of cost. Somehow the Nawab learned about it all and he immediately went to look up the accounts but found everything in perfect order. After this incident occurred Shri Guru Nanak Dev Ji withdrew from this job.
Shri Guru Nanak Dev Ji’s Enlightenment
In Sultanpur Lodhi, Shri Guru Nanak Dev Ji used to meditate on the bank f the river Bein. One day He went to bathe in the same river but for three days He remained underwater. When He emerged from the river after three days He had attained Enlightenment. Thereafter, He went on a world tour with a mission to serve humanity.
The Nuptial knot of Shri Guru Nanak Dev Ji
Guru Ji’s father was highly perturbed to see his son (Guru Ji) least interested in worldly or materialistic gains so he arranged for Shri Guru Nanak Dev Ji’s wedlock with Bibi Sulakhani but all His attention was focused on Spirituality and the Divine. When Guru Ji meditated His cattle would graze in somebody’s fields and destroy their crops and consequently, Guru Ji’s father would get complaints from people which disturbed him(his father a great deal. Shri Guru Nanak Dev Ji was blessed with two sons – Shree Chand and Lakshmi Das.
Shri Guru Nanak Dev Ji’s Travels or Divine Journeys or His Four Udasis
Guru Ji’s long travels in East, West, North, and South are known as Four Udasis (which include holy text based on his experiences); he visited local religious centers and interacted with priests, Seers, pirs, and other scholars ( the holy people associated with different religions in different regions of India) and professed His newfound path.
Shri Guru Nanak Dev Ji Enlightened wrongdoers
Guru Ji enlightened some wrongdoers bringing them on the path of righteousness thereby reforming them; these were Malik Bhago, Sajjan Thug, and many others. Kirat Karo or Work Hard and Honestly, Naam Japo or Always Remember God, and Wannd Chhako or Share With The Needy was the Holy Sermon of Shri Guru Nanak Dev Ji. Guru Ji also reformed society by guiding and leading people to the path of righteousness asking them to give up their wrong ways of living.
Shri Guru Nanak Dev Ji was a great poet and musician too; He composed nineteen ‘Ragas’ his holy Gurbani which has been incorporated in Shri Guru Granth Sahib Ji the Holy Scripture and Last Guru among the ten Sikh Gurus. His followers cherish Gurus ‘Bani’ to date.
Guru Ji Says “Pawan Guru Pani Pita, Mata Dharat Mahatt” Meaning “Wind is Guru, Water is Father, the Earth is Mother”.