By Natural Philosopher Mike Prestwood
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The Five Thieves

The Five Thieves

From Year 0 (BCE/CE): 1499
Post Date: 06/03/1469

30 Phil, Chapter 19, Guru Nanak, Touchstone 48: The Five Thieves.

Central to Sikh philosophy is the concept of the Five Thieves. The Five Thieves assert that the path to happiness is achieved by managing or removing the negative forces in your life including lust, anger, greed, attachment, and ego. The Five Thieves provide ethical guideposts, posts that are part of a larger Sikh framework that also emphasizes virtues to cultivate, such as compassion and humility. 

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