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159.) Dancing is not bhakti

Page 159- Gauri Mahalla 3- ਭਗਤਿ ਕਰਹਿ ਮੂਰਖ ਆਪੁ ਜਣਾਵਹਿ ॥ The fools perform devotional worship by showing off; ਨਚਿ ਨਚਿ ਟਪਹਿ ਬਹੁਤੁ ਦੁਖੁ ਪਾਵਹਿ ॥ they dance and dance and jump all around, but they only suffer in terrible pain. ਨਚਿਐ ਟਪਿਐ ਭਗਤਿ ਨ ਹੋਇ ॥ By dancing and jumping, devotional worship is not performed. ਸਬਦਿ ਮਰੈ ਭਗਤਿ ਪਾਏ ਜਨੁ ਸੋਇ ॥੩॥ But one who dies in the Word of the Shabad, obtains devotional worship. ||3||