No other religion or faith has given so much importance to
environment protection as given by Bishnoism.
Now every one is concerned about danger of global warming and
increase of carbon dioxide gas emissions but visionary Guru
Jambheswar Ji knew this danger >500 years ago, hence emphasized
necessity of eco balance between human and Mother Nature.
To make sure that people follow basic principles of environment
conservation, he included 2 rules of environment protection in
29 principles of Bishnoism.
Rule 19 is, “RUNKH LILA NAHI GHAVE” means, Do not cut the green
trees and Rules 18 is, “JEEV DAYA PALNI” means, Be compassionate
towards all livings.(don’t kill or torture animals)
Bisnoism is based on principle of non violence and teaches about
love and harmony among human, trees, animals & the whole nature.
In many other shabads also Guru Ji advised not to kill animals
and not to cut trees e.g.
Shabad-7, “KANY KATI BAN RAYO” means, Why you cut green forest.
Shabad-9, “JEEVA UPPER JOR KARIJE, ANTKAL HOYSI BHARU” means, If
you are showing your power on animals (by killing or torturing),
your end time will be painful.
Shabad-10, “RE BINHI GUNHE JEEV KYON MARO” means, Why you are
killing innocent animals without their fault.
Shabad-44, “KAY NA PALI JEEV DAYO” means, why you are not kind
Shabad-64, “JEEV VINASHE LAHE KARNE” means, Why you kill animals
for your selfishness.
Sabad-85, “JAYO JEEV NA GHAI” means, Don’t kill live beings.
Bishnois accepted Guru Ji’s these environment friendly rules by
heart and have been following honestly for last 5 centuries.