Quotes from Gurbani You hold in your hands the sword of the Guru's spiritual wisdom; with this destroyer of death, kill the Messenger of Death. ||7|| Devotional worship of the Lord is the sword and armour of the True Guru; He has killed and cast out Death, the torturer. The Guru implanted the almighty sword of the Teachings to illuminate his soul. With the sword of spiritual wisdom, kill the five demons. Remain awake and aware to the Guru's Teachings. The True Guru has placed the sword of spiritual wisdom in my hands; I have overcome and slain the Messenger of Death. He alone is called a warrior, who is attached to the Lord's Love in this age.