rwmklI mhlw 1 isD gosit (938-5)
raamkalee mehlaa 1 siDh gosat
Raamkalee, First Mehl, Sidh Gosht ~ Conversations With The Siddhas:
<> siqgur pRswid ]
ik-oNkaar satgur parsaad.
One Universal Creator God. By The Grace Of The True Guru:
isD sBw kir Awsix bYTy sMq sBw jYkwro ]
siDh sabhaa kar aasan baithay sant sabhaa jaikaaro.
The Siddhas formed an assembly; sitting in their Yogic postures, they shouted, "Salute this gathering of Saints."
iqsu AwgY rhrwis hmwrI swcw Apr Apwro ]
tis aagai rahraas hamaaree saachaa apar apaaro.
I offer my salutation to the One who is true, infinite and incomparably beautiful.
msqku kwit DrI iqsu AwgY qnu mnu AwgY dyau ]
mastak kaat Dharee tis aagai tan man aagai day-o.
I cut off my head, and offer it to Him; I dedicate my body and mind to Him.
nwnk sMqu imlY scu pweIAY shj Bwie jsu lyau ]1]
naanak sant milai sach paa-ee-ai sahj bhaa-ay jas lay-o. ||1||
O Nanak, meeting with the Saints, Truth is obtained, and one is spontaneously blessed with distinction. ||1||
ikAw BvIAY sic sUcw hoie ]
ki-aa bhavee-ai sach soochaa ho-ay.
What is the use of wandering around? Purity comes only through Truth.
swc sbd ibnu mukiq n koie ]1] rhwau ]
saach sabad bin mukat na ko-ay. ||1|| rahaa-o.
Without the True Word of the Shabad, no one finds liberation. ||1||Pause||
kvn qumy ikAw nwau qumwrw kaunu mwrgu kaunu suAwE ]
kavan tumay ki-aa naa-o tumaaraa ka-un maarag ka-un su-aa-o.
"Who are you? What is your name? What is your way? What is your goal?
swcu khau Ardwis hmwrI hau sMq jnw bil jwE ]
saach kaha-o ardaas hamaaree ha-o sant janaa bal jaa-o.
We pray that you will answer us truthfully; we are a sacrifice to the humble Saints.
kh bYshu kh rhIAY bwly kh Awvhu kh jwho ]
kah baishu kah rahee-ai baalay kah aavhu kah jaaho.
Where is your seat? Where do you live, boy? Where did you come from, and where are you going?
nwnku bolY suix bYrwgI ikAw qumwrw rwho ]2]
naanak bolai sun bairaagee ki-aa tumaaraa raaho. ||2||
Tell us, Nanak - the detached Siddhas wait to hear your reply. What is your path?"||2||
Git Git bYis inrMqir rhIAY cwlih siqgur Bwey ]
ghat ghat bais nirantar rahee-ai chaaleh satgur bhaa-ay.
He dwells deep within the nucleus of each and every heart. This is my seat and my home. I walk in harmony with the Will of the True Guru.
shjy Awey hukim isDwey nwnk sdw rjwey ]
sehjay aa-ay hukam siDhaa-ay naanak sadaa rajaa-ay.
I came from the Celestial Lord God; I go wherever He orders me to go. I am Nanak, forever under the Command of His Will.
Awsix bYsix iQru nwrwiexu AYsI gurmiq pwey ]
aasan baisan thir naaraa-in aisee gurmat paa-ay.
I sit in the posture of the eternal, imperishable Lord. These are the Teachings I have received from the Guru.
gurmuiK bUJY Awpu pCwxY scy sic smwey ]3]
gurmukh boojhai aap pachhaanai sachay sach samaa-ay. ||3||
As Gurmukh, I have come to understand and realize myself; I merge in the Truest of the True. ||3||
dunIAw swgru duqru khIAY ikau kir pweIAY pwro ]
dunee-aa saagar dutar kahee-ai ki-o kar paa-ee-ai paaro.
"The world-ocean is treacherous and impassable; how can one cross over?
crptu bolY AauDU nwnk dyhu scw bIcwro ]
charpat bolai a-oDhoo naanak dayh sachaa beechaaro.
Charpat the Yogi says, O Nanak, think it over, and give us your true reply."
Awpy AwKY Awpy smJY iqsu ikAw auqru dIjY ]
aapay aakhai aapay samjhai tis ki-aa utar deejai.
What answer can I give to someone, who claims to understand himself?
swcu khhu qum pwrgrwmI quJu ikAw bYsxu dIjY ]4]
saach kahhu tum paargaraamee tujh ki-aa baisan deejai. ||4||
I speak the Truth; if you have already crossed over, how can I argue with you? ||4||
jYsy jl mih kmlu inrwlmu murgweI nY swxy ]
jaisay jal meh kamal niraalam murgaa-ee nai saanay.
The lotus flower floats untouched upon the surface of the water, and the duck swims through the stream;
suriq sbid Bv swgru qrIAY nwnk nwmu vKwxy ]
surat sabad bhav saagar taree-ai naanak naam vakhaanay.
with one's consciousness focused on the Word of the Shabad, one crosses over the terrifying world-ocean. O Nanak, chant the Naam, the Name of the Lord.
rhih iekWiq eyko min visAw Awsw mwih inrwso ]
raheh ikaaNt ayko man vasi-aa aasaa maahi niraaso.
One who lives alone, as a hermit, enshrining the One Lord in his mind, remaining unaffected by hope in the midst of hope,
Agmu Agocru dyiK idKwey nwnku qw kw dwso ]5]
agam agochar daykh dikhaa-ay naanak taa kaa daaso. ||5||
sees and inspires others to see the inaccessible, unfathomable Lord. Nanak is his slave. ||5||
suix suAwmI Ardwis hmwrI pUCau swcu bIcwro ]
sun su-aamee ardaas hamaaree poochha-o saach beechaaro.
"Listen, Lord, to our prayer. We seek your true opinion.
rosu n kIjY auqru dIjY ikau pweIAY gur duAwro ]
ros na keejai utar deejai ki-o paa-ee-ai gur du-aaro.
Don't be angry with us - please tell us: How can we find the Guru's Door?"
iehu mnu clqau sc Gir bYsY nwnk nwmu ADwro ]
ih man chalta-o sach ghar baisai naanak naam aDhaaro.
This fickle mind sits in its true home, O Nanak, through the Support of the Naam, the Name of the Lord.
Awpy myil imlwey krqw lwgY swic ipAwro ]6]
aapay mayl milaa-ay kartaa laagai saach pi-aaro. ||6||
The Creator Himself unites us in Union, and inspires us to love the Truth. ||6||
hwtI bwtI rhih inrwly rUiK ibriK auidAwny ]
haatee baatee raheh niraalay rookh birakh udi-aanay.
"Away from stores and highways, we live in the woods, among plants and trees.
kMd mUlu Ahwro KweIAY AauDU bolY igAwny ]
kand mool ahaaro khaa-ee-ai a-oDhoo bolai gi-aanay.
For food, we take fruits and roots. This is the spiritual wisdom spoken by the renunciates.
qIriQ nweIAY suKu Plu pweIAY mYlu n lwgY kweI ]
tirath naa-ee-ai sukh fal paa-ee-ai mail na laagai kaa-ee.
We bathe at sacred shrines of pilgrimage, and obtain the fruits of peace; not even an iota of filth sticks to us.
gorK pUqu lohwrIpw bolY jog jugiq ibiD sweI ]7]
gorakh poot lohaareepaa bolai jog jugat biDh saa-ee. ||7||
Luhaareepaa, the disciple of Gorakh says, this is the Way of Yoga."||7||
hwtI bwtI nId n AwvY pr Gir icqu n fuolweI ]
haatee baatee need na aavai par ghar chit na dolaa-ee.
In the stores and on the road, do not sleep; do not let your consciousness covet anyone else's home.
ibnu nwvY mnu tyk n itkeI nwnk BUK n jweI ]
bin naavai man tayk na tik-ee naanak bhookh na jaa-ee.
Without the Name, the mind has no firm support; O Nanak, this hunger never departs.
hwtu ptxu Gru gurU idKwieAw shjy scu vwpwro ]
haat patan ghar guroo dikhaa-i-aa sehjay sach vaapaaro.
The Guru has revealed the stores and the city within the home of my own heart, where I intuitively carry on the true trade.
KMifq indRw Alp AhwrM nwnk qqu bIcwro ]8]
khandit nidraa alap ahaaraN naanak tat beechaaro. ||8||
Sleep little, and eat little; O Nanak, this is the essence of wisdom. ||8||
drsnu ByK krhu joigMdRw muMdRw JolI iKMQw ]
darsan bhaykh karahu jogindaraa mundraa jholee khinthaa.
"Wear the robes of the sect of Yogis who follow Gorakh; put on the ear-rings, begging wallet and patched coat.
bwrh AMqir eyku sryvhu Ktu drsn iek pMQw ]
baarah antar ayk sarayvhu khat darsan ik panthaa.
Among the twelve schools of Yoga, ours is the highest; among the six schools of philosophy, ours is the best path.
ien ibiD mnu smJweIAY purKw bwhuiV cot n KweIAY ]
in biDh man samjaa-ee-ai purkhaa baahurh chot na khaa-ee-ai.
This is the way to instruct the mind, so you will never suffer beatings again."
nwnku bolY gurmuiK bUJY jog jugiq iev pweIAY ]9]
naanak bolai gurmukh boojhai jog jugat iv paa-ee-ai. ||9||
Nanak speaks: the Gurmukh understands; this is the way that Yoga is attained. ||9||
AMqir sbdu inrMqir mudRw haumY mmqw dUir krI ]
antar sabad nirantar mudraa ha-umai mamtaa door karee.
Let constant absorption in the Word of the Shabad deep within be your ear-rings; eradicate egotism and attachment.
kwmu k®oDu AhMkwru invwrY gur kY sbid su smJ prI ]
kaam kroDh ahaNkaar nivaarai gur kai sabad so samajh paree.
Discard sexual desire, anger and egotism, and through the Word of the Guru's Shabad, attain true understanding.
iKMQw JolI Birpuir rihAw nwnk qwrY eyku hrI ]
khinthaa jholee bharipur rahi-aa naanak taarai ayk haree.
For your patched coat and begging bowl, see the Lord God pervading and permeating everywhere; O Nanak, the One Lord will carry you across.
swcw swihbu swcI nweI prKY gur kI bwq KrI ]10]
saachaa saahib saachee naa-ee parkhai gur kee baat kharee. ||10||
True is our Lord and Master, and True is His Name. Analyze it, and you shall find the Word of the Guru to be True. ||10||
aUNDau Kpru pMc BU topI ]
ooNDha-o khapar panch bhoo topee.
Let your mind turn away in detachment from the world, and let this be your begging bowl. Let the lessons of the five elements be your cap.
kWieAw kVwsxu mnu jwgotI ]
kaaN-i-aa karhaasan man jaagotee.
Let the body be your meditation mat, and the mind your loin cloth.
squ sMqoKu sMjmu hY nwil ]
sat santokh sanjam hai naal.
Let truth, contentment and self-discipline be your companions.
nwnk gurmuiK nwmu smwil ]11]
naanak gurmukh naam samaal. ||11||
O Nanak, the Gurmukh dwells on the Naam, the Name of the Lord. ||11||
kvnu su gupqw kvnu su mukqw ]
kavan so guptaa kavan so muktaa.
"Who is hidden? Who is liberated?
kvnu su AMqir bwhir jugqw ]
kavan so antar baahar jugtaa.
Who is united, inwardly and outwardly?
kvnu su AwvY kvnu su jwie ]
kavan so aavai kavan so jaa-ay.
Who comes, and who goes?
kvnu su iqRBvix rihAw smwie ]12]
kavan so taribhavan rahi-aa samaa-ay. ||12||
Who is permeating and pervading the three worlds?"||12||
Git Git gupqw gurmuiK mukqw ]
ghat ghat guptaa gurmukh muktaa.
He is hidden within each and every heart. The Gurmukh is liberated.
AMqir bwhir sbid su jugqw ]
antar baahar sabad so jugtaa.
Through the Word of the Shabad, one is united, inwardly and outwardly.
mnmuiK ibnsY AwvY jwie ]
manmukh binsai aavai jaa-ay.
The self-willed manmukh perishes, and comes and goes.
nwnk gurmuiK swic smwie ]13]
naanak gurmukh saach samaa-ay. ||13||
O Nanak, the Gurmukh merges in Truth. ||13||
ikau kir bwDw srpin KwDw ]
ki-o kar baaDhaa sarpan khaaDhaa.
"How is one placed in bondage, and consumed by the serpent of Maya?
ikau kir KoieAw ikau kir lwDw ]
ki-o kar kho-i-aa ki-o kar laaDhaa.
How does one lose, and how does one gain?
ikau kir inrmlu ikau kir AMiDAwrw ]
ki-o kar nirmal ki-o kar anDhi-aaraa.
How does one become immaculate and pure? How is the darkness of ignorance removed?
iehu qqu bIcwrY su gurU hmwrw ]14]
ih tat beechaarai so guroo hamaaraa. ||14||
One who understands this essence of reality is our Guru."||14||
durmiq bwDw srpin KwDw ]
durmat baaDhaa sarpan khaaDhaa.
Man is bound by evil-mindedness, and consumed by Maya, the serpent.
mnmuiK KoieAw gurmuiK lwDw ]
manmukh kho-i-aa gurmukh laaDhaa.
The self-willed manmukh loses, and the Gurmukh gains.
siqguru imlY AMDyrw jwie ]
satgur milai anDhayraa jaa-ay.
Meeting the True Guru, darkness is dispelled.
nwnk haumY myit smwie ]15]
naanak ha-umai mayt samaa-ay. ||15||
O Nanak, eradicating egotism, one merges in the Lord. ||15||
suMn inrMqir dIjY bMDu ]
sunn nirantar deejai banDh.
Focused deep within, in perfect absorption,
aufY n hMsw pVY n kMDu ]
udai na hansaa parhai na kanDh.
the soul-swan does not fly away, and the body-wall does not collapse.
shj guPw Gru jwxY swcw ]
sahj gufaa ghar jaanai saachaa.
Then, one knows that his true home is in the cave of intuitive poise.
nwnk swcy BwvY swcw ]16]
naanak saachay bhaavai saachaa. ||16||
O Nanak, the True Lord loves those who are truthful. ||16||
iksu kwrix igRhu qijE audwsI ]
kis kaaran garihu taji-o udaasee.
"Why have you left your house and become a wandering Udaasee?
iksu kwrix iehu ByKu invwsI ]
kis kaaran ih bhaykh nivaasee.
Why have you adopted these religious robes?
iksu vKr ky qum vxjwry ]
kis vakhar kay tum vanjaaray.
What merchandise do you trade?
ikau kir swQu lµGwvhu pwry ]17]
ki-o kar saath langhaavahu paaray. ||17||
How will you carry others across with you?"||17||
gurmuiK Kojq Bey audwsI ]
gurmukh khojat bha-ay udaasee.
I became a wandering Udaasee, searching for the Gurmukhs.
drsn kY qweI ByK invwsI ]
darsan kai taa-ee bhaykh nivaasee.
I have adopted these robes seeking the Blessed Vision of the Lord's Darshan.
swc vKr ky hm vxjwry ]
saach vakhar kay ham vanjaaray.
I trade in the merchandise of Truth.
nwnk gurmuiK auqris pwry ]18]
naanak gurmukh utras paaray. ||18||
O Nanak, as Gurmukh, I carry others across. ||18||
ikqu ibiD purKw jnmu vtwieAw ]
kit biDh purkhaa janam vataa-i-aa.
"How have you changed the course of your life?
kwhy kau quJu iehu mnu lwieAw ]
kaahay ka-o tujh ih man laa-i-aa.
With what have you linked your mind?
ikqu ibiD Awsw mnsw KweI ]
kit biDh aasaa mansaa khaa-ee.
How have you subdued your hopes and desires?
ikqu ibiD joiq inrMqir pweI ]
kit biDh jot nirantar paa-ee.
How have you found the Light deep within your nucleus?
ibnu dMqw ikau KweIAY swru ]
bin dantaa ki-o khaa-ee-ai saar.
Without teeth, how can you eat iron?
nwnk swcw krhu bIcwru ]19]
naanak saachaa karahu beechaar. ||19||
Give us your true opinion, Nanak."||19||
siqgur kY jnmy gvnu imtwieAw ]
satgur kai janmay gavan mitaa-i-aa.
Born into the House of the True Guru, my wandering in reincarnation ended.
Anhiq rwqy iehu mnu lwieAw ]
anhat raatay ih man laa-i-aa.
My mind is attached and attuned to the unstruck sound current.
mnsw Awsw sbid jlweI ]
mansaa aasaa sabad jalaa-ee.
Through the Word of the Shabad, my hopes and desires have been burnt away.
gurmuiK joiq inrMqir pweI ]
gurmukh jot nirantar paa-ee.
As Gurmukh, I found the Light deep within the nucleus of my self.
qRY gux myty KweIAY swru ]
tarai gun maytay khaa-ee-ai saar.
Eradicating the three qualities, one eats iron.
nwnk qwry qwrxhwru ]20]
naanak taaray taaranhaar. ||20||
O Nanak, the Emancipator emancipates. ||20||
Awid kau kvnu bIcwru kQIAly suMn khw Gr vwso ]
aad ka-o kavan beechaar kathee-alay sunn kahaa ghar vaaso.
"What can you tell us about the beginning? In what home did the absolute dwell then?
igAwn kI mudRw kvn kQIAly Git Git kvn invwso ]
gi-aan kee mudraa kavan kathee-alay ghat ghat kavan nivaaso.
What are the ear-rings of spiritual wisdom? Who dwells in each and every heart?
kwl kw TIgw ikau jlweIAly ikau inrBau Gir jweIAY ]
kaal kaa theegaa ki-o jalaa-ee-alay ki-o nirbha-o ghar jaa-ee-ai.
How can one avoid the attack of death? How can one enter the home of fearlessness?
shj sMqoK kw Awsxu jwxY ikau Cydy bYrweIAY ]
sahj santokh kaa aasan jaanai ki-o chhayday bairaa-ee-ai.
How can one know the posture of intuition and contentment, and overcome one's adversaries?"
gur kY sbid haumY ibKu mwrY qw inj Gir hovY vwso ]
gur kai sabad ha-umai bikh maarai taa nij ghar hovai vaaso.
Through the Word of the Guru's Shabad, egotism and corruption are conquered, and then one comes to dwell in the home of the self within.
ijin ric ricAw iqsu sbid pCwxY nwnku qw kw dwso ]21]
jin rach rachi-aa tis sabad pachhaanai naanak taa kaa daaso. ||21||
One who realizes the Shabad of the One who created the creation - Nanak is his slave. ||21||
khw qy AwvY khw iehu jwvY khw iehu rhY smweI ]
kahaa tay aavai kahaa ih jaavai kahaa ih rahai samaa-ee.
"Where did we come from? Where are we going? Where will we be absorbed?
eysu sbd kau jo ArQwvY iqsu gur iqlu n qmweI ]
ays sabad ka-o jo arthaavai tis gur til na tamaa-ee.
One who reveals the meaning of this Shabad is the Guru, who has no greed at all.
ikau qqY AivgqY pwvY gurmuiK lgY ipAwro ]
ki-o tatai avigatai paavai gurmukh lagai pi-aaro.
How can one find the essence of the unmanifest reality? How does one become Gurmukh, and enshrine love for the Lord?
Awpy surqw Awpy krqw khu nwnk bIcwro ]
aapay surtaa aapay kartaa kaho naanak beechaaro.
He Himself is consciousness, He Himself is the Creator; share with us, Nanak, your wisdom."
hukmy AwvY hukmy jwvY hukmy rhY smweI ]
hukmay aavai hukmay jaavai hukmay rahai samaa-ee.
By His Command we come, and by His Command we go; by His Command, we merge in absorption.
pUry gur qy swcu kmwvY giq imiq sbdy pweI ]22]
pooray gur tay saach kamaavai gat mit sabday paa-ee. ||22||
Through the Perfect Guru, live the Truth; through the Word of the Shabad, the state of dignity is attained. ||22||
Awid kau ibsmwdu bIcwru kQIAly suMn inrMqir vwsu lIAw ]
aad ka-o bismaad beechaar kathee-alay sunn nirantar vaas lee-aa.
We can only express a sense of wonder about the beginning. The absolute abided endlessly deep within Himself then.
Aklpq mudRw gur igAwnu bIcwrIAly Git Git swcw srb jIAw ]
akalpat mudraa gur gi-aan beechaaree-alay ghat ghat saachaa sarab jee-aa.
Consider freedom from desire to be the ear-rings of the Guru's spiritual wisdom. The True Lord, the Soul of all, dwells within each and every heart.
gur bcnI Aivgiq smweIAY qqu inrMjnu shij lhY ]
gur bachnee avigat samaa-ee-ai tat niranjan sahj lahai.
Through the Guru's Word, one merges in the absolute, and intuitively receives the immaculate essence.
nwnk dUjI kwr n krxI syvY isKu su Koij lhY ]
naanak doojee kaar na karnee sayvai sikh so khoj lahai.
O Nanak, that Sikh who seeks and finds the Way does not serve any other.
hukmu ibsmwdu hukim pCwxY jIA jugiq scu jwxY soeI ]
hukam bismaad hukam pachhaanai jee-a jugat sach jaanai so-ee.
Wonderful and amazing is His Command; He alone realizes His Command and knows the true way of life of His creatures.
Awpu myit inrwlmu hovY AMqir swcu jogI khIAY soeI ]23]
aap mayt niraalam hovai antar saach jogee kahee-ai so-ee. ||23||
One who eradicates his self-conceit becomes free of desire; he alone is a Yogi, who enshrines the True Lord deep within. ||23||
Aivgqo inrmwielu aupjy inrgux qy srguxu QIAw ]
avigato nirmaa-il upjay nirgun tay sargun thee-aa.
From His state of absolute existence, He assumed the immaculate form; from formless, He assumed the supreme form.
siqgur prcY prm pdu pweIAY swcY sbid smwie lIAw ]
satgur parchai param pad paa-ee-ai saachai sabad samaa-ay lee-aa.
By pleasing the True Guru, the supreme status is obtained, and one is absorbed in the True Word of the Shabad.
eyky kau scu eykw jwxY haumY dUjw dUir kIAw ]
aykay ka-o sach aykaa jaanai ha-umai doojaa door kee-aa.
He knows the True Lord as the One and only; he sends his egotism and duality far away.
so jogI gur sbdu pCwxY AMqir kmlu pRgwsu QIAw ]
so jogee gur sabad pachhaanai antar kamal pargaas thee-aa.
He alone is a Yogi, who realizes the Word of the Guru's Shabad; the lotus of the heart blossoms forth within.
jIvqu mrY qw sBu ikCu sUJY AMqir jwxY srb dieAw ]
jeevat marai taa sabh kichh soojhai antar jaanai sarab da-i-aa.
If one remains dead while yet alive, then he understands everything; he knows the Lord deep within himself, who is kind and compassionate to all.
nwnk qw kau imlY vfweI Awpu pCwxY srb jIAw ]24]
naanak taa ka-o milai vadaa-ee aap pachhaanai sarab jee-aa. ||24||
O Nanak, he is blessed with glorious greatness; he realizes himself in all beings. ||24||
swcO aupjY swic smwvY swcy sUcy eyk mieAw ]
saachou upjai saach samaavai saachay soochay ayk ma-i-aa.
We emerge from Truth, and merge into Truth again. The pure being merges into the One True Lord.
JUTy Awvih Tvr n pwvih dUjY Awvw gauxu BieAw ]
jhoothay aavahi thavar na paavahi doojai aavaa ga-on bha-i-aa.
The false come, and find no place of rest; in duality, they come and go.
Awvw gauxu imtY gur sbdI Awpy prKY bKis lieAw ]
aavaa ga-on mitai gur sabdee aapay parkhai bakhas la-i-aa.
This coming and going in reincarnation is ended through the Word of the Guru's Shabad; the Lord Himself analyzes and grants His forgiveness.
eykw bydn dUjY ibAwpI nwmu rswiexu vIsirAw ]
aykaa baydan doojai bi-aapee naam rasaa-in veesri-aa.
One who suffers from the disease of duality, forgets the Naam, the source of nectar.
so bUJY ijsu Awip buJwey gur kY sbid su mukqu BieAw ]
so boojhai jis aap bujhaa-ay gur kai sabad so mukat bha-i-aa.
He alone understands, whom the Lord inspires to understand. Through the Word of the Guru's Shabad, one is liberated.
nwnk qwry qwrxhwrw haumY dUjw prhirAw ]25]
naanak taaray taaranhaaraa ha-umai doojaa parhari-aa. ||25||
O Nanak, the Emancipator emancipates one who drives out egotism and duality. ||25||
mnmuiK BUlY jm kI kwix ]
manmukh bhoolai jam kee kaan.
The self-willed manmukhs are deluded, under the shadow of death.
pr Gru johY hwxy hwix ]
par ghar johai haanay haan.
They look into the homes of others, and lose.
mnmuiK Brim BvY bybwix ]
manmukh bharam bhavai baybaan.
The manmukhs are confused by doubt, wandering in the wilderness.
vymwrig mUsY mMiqR mswix ]
vaymaarag moosai mantar masaan.
Having lost their way, they are plundered; they chant their mantras at cremation grounds.
sbdu n cInY lvY kubwix ]
sabad na cheenai lavai kubaan.
They do not think of the Shabad; instead, they utter obscenities.
nwnk swic rqy suKu jwix ]26]
naanak saach ratay sukh jaan. ||26||
O Nanak, those who are attuned to the Truth know peace. ||26||
gurmuiK swcy kw Bau pwvY ]
gurmukh saachay kaa bha-o paavai.
The Gurmukh lives in the Fear of God, the True Lord.
gurmuiK bwxI AGVu GVwvY ]
gurmukh banee agharh gharhaavai.
Through the Word of the Guru's Bani, the Gurmukh refines the unrefined.
gurmuiK inrml hir gux gwvY ]
gurmukh nirmal har gun gaavai.
The Gurmukh sings the immaculate, Glorious Praises of the Lord.
gurmuiK pivqRü prm pdu pwvY ]
gurmukh pavitar param pad paavai.
The Gurmukh attains the supreme, sanctified status.
gurmuiK roim roim hir iDAwvY ]
gurmukh rom rom har Dhi-aavai.
The Gurmukh meditates on the Lord with every hair of his body.
nwnk gurmuiK swic smwvY ]27]
naanak gurmukh saach samaavai. ||27||
O Nanak, the Gurmukh merges in Truth. ||27||
gurmuiK prcY byd bIcwrI ]
gurmukh parchai bayd beechaaree.
The Gurmukh is pleasing to the True Guru; this is contemplation on the Vedas.
gurmuiK prcY qrIAY qwrI ]
gurmukh parchai taree-ai taaree.
Pleasing the True Guru, the Gurmukh is carried across.
gurmuiK prcY su sbid igAwnI ]
gurmukh parchai so sabad gi-aanee.
Pleasing the True Guru, the Gurmukh receives the spiritual wisdom of the Shabad.
gurmuiK prcY AMqr ibiD jwnI ]
gurmukh parchai antar biDh jaanee.
Pleasing the True Guru, the Gurmukh comes to know the path within.
gurmuiK pweIAY AlK Apwru ]
gurmukh paa-ee-ai alakh apaar.
The Gurmukh attains the unseen and infinite Lord.
nwnk gurmuiK mukiq duAwru ]28]
naanak gurmukh mukat du-aar. ||28||
O Nanak, the Gurmukh finds the door of liberation. ||28||
gurmuiK AkQu kQY bIcwir ]
gurmukh akath kathai beechaar.
The Gurmukh speaks the unspoken wisdom.
gurmuiK inbhY sprvwir ]
gurmukh nibhai saparvaar.
In the midst of his family, the Gurmukh lives a spiritual life.
gurmuiK jpIAY AMqir ipAwir ]
gurmukh japee-ai antar pi-aar.
The Gurmukh lovingly meditates deep within.
gurmuiK pweIAY sbid Acwir ]
gurmukh paa-ee-ai sabad achaar.
The Gurmukh obtains the Shabad, and righteous conduct.
sbid Byid jwxY jwxweI ]
sabad bhayd jaanai jaanaa-ee.
He knows the mystery of the Shabad, and inspires others to know it.
nwnk haumY jwil smweI ]29]
naanak ha-umai jaal samaa-ee. ||29||
O Nanak, burning away his ego, he merges in the Lord. ||29||
gurmuiK DrqI swcY swjI ]
gurmukh Dhartee saachai saajee.
The True Lord fashioned the earth for the sake of the Gurmukhs.
iqs mih Epiq Kpiq su bwjI ]
tis meh opat khapat so baajee.
There, he set in motion the play of creation and destruction.
gur kY sbid rpY rMgu lwie ]
gur kai sabad rapai rang laa-ay.
One who is filled with the Word of the Guru's Shabad enshrines love for the Lord.
swic rqau piq isau Gir jwie ]
saach rata-o pat si-o ghar jaa-ay.
Attuned to the Truth, he goes to his home with honor.
swc sbd ibnu piq nhI pwvY ]
saach sabad bin pat nahee paavai.
Without the True Word of the Shabad, no one receives honor.
nwnk ibnu nwvY ikau swic smwvY ]30]
naanak bin naavai ki-o saach samaavai. ||30||
O Nanak, without the Name, how can one be absorbed in Truth? ||30||
gurmuiK Ast isDI siB buDI ]
gurmukh asat siDhee sabh buDhee.
The Gurmukh obtains the eight miraculous spiritual powers, and all wisdom.
gurmuiK Bvjlu qrIAY sc suDI ]
gurmukh bhavjal taree-ai sach suDhee.
The Gurmukh crosses over the terrifying world-ocean, and obtains true understanding.
gurmuiK sr Apsr ibiD jwxY ]
gurmukh sar apsar biDh jaanai.
The Gurmukh knows the ways of truth and untruth.
gurmuiK privriq nrivriq pCwxY ]
gurmukh parvirat narvirat pachhaanai.
The Gurmukh knows worldliness and renunciation.
gurmuiK qwry pwir auqwry ]
gurmukh taaray paar utaaray.
The Gurmukh crosses over, and carries others across as well.
nwnk gurmuiK sbid insqwry ]31]
naanak gurmukh sabad nistaaray. ||31||
O Nanak, the Gurmukh is emancipated through the Shabad. ||31||
nwmy rwqy haumY jwie ]
naamay raatay ha-umai jaa-ay.
Attuned to the Naam, the Name of the Lord, egotism is dispelled.
nwim rqy sic rhy smwie ]
naam ratay sach rahay samaa-ay.
Attuned to the Naam, they remain absorbed in the True Lord.
nwim rqy jog jugiq bIcwru ]
naam ratay jog jugat beechaar.
Attuned to the Naam, they contemplate the Way of Yoga.
nwim rqy pwvih moK duAwru ]
naam ratay paavahi mokh du-aar.
Attuned to the Naam, they find the door of liberation.
nwim rqy iqRBvx soJI hoie ]
naam ratay taribhavan sojhee ho-ay.
Attuned to the Naam, they understand the three worlds.
nwnk nwim rqy sdw suKu hoie ]32]
naanak naam ratay sadaa sukh ho-ay. ||32||
O Nanak, attuned to the Naam, eternal peace is found. ||32||
nwim rqy isD gosit hoie ]
naam ratay siDh gosat ho-ay.
Attuned to the Naam, they attain Sidh Gosht - conversation with the Siddhas.
nwim rqy sdw qpu hoie ]
naam ratay sadaa tap ho-ay.
Attuned to the Naam, they practice intense meditation forever.
nwim rqy scu krxI swru ]
naam ratay sach karnee saar.
Attuned to the Naam, they live the true and excellent lifestyle.
nwim rqy gux igAwn bIcwru ]
naam ratay gun gi-aan beechaar.
Attuned to the Naam, they contemplate the Lord's virtues and spiritual wisdom.
ibnu nwvY bolY sBu vykwru ]
bin naavai bolai sabh vaykaar.
Without the Name, all that is spoken is useless.
nwnk nwim rqy iqn kau jYkwru ]33]
naanak naam ratay tin ka-o jaikaar. ||33||
O Nanak, attuned to the Naam, their victory is celebrated. ||33||
pUry gur qy nwmu pwieAw jwie ]
pooray gur tay naam paa-i-aa jaa-ay.
Through the Perfect Guru, one obtains the Naam, the Name of the Lord.
jog jugiq sic rhY smwie ]
jog jugat sach rahai samaa-ay.
The Way of Yoga is to remain absorbed in Truth.
bwrh mih jogI Brmwey sMinAwsI iCA cwir ]
baarah meh jogee bharmaa-ay sani-aasee chhi-a chaar.
The Yogis wander in the twelve schools of Yoga; the Sannyaasis in six and four.
gur kY sbid jo mir jIvY so pwey moK duAwru ]
gur kai sabad jo mar jeevai so paa-ay mokh du-aar.
One who remains dead while yet alive, through the Word of the Guru's Shabad, finds the door of liberation.
ibnu sbdY siB dUjY lwgy dyKhu irdY bIcwir ]
bin sabdai sabh doojai laagay daykhhu ridai beechaar.
Without the Shabad, all are attached to duality. Contemplate this in your heart, and see.
nwnk vfy sy vfBwgI ijnI scu riKAw aur Dwir ]34]
naanak vaday say vadbhaagee jinee sach rakhi-aa ur Dhaar. ||34||
O Nanak, blessed and very fortunate are those who keep the True Lord enshrined in their hearts. ||34||
gurmuiK rqnu lhY ilv lwie ]
gurmukh ratan lahai liv laa-ay.
The Gurmukh obtains the jewel, lovingly focused on the Lord.
gurmuiK prKY rqnu suBwie ]
gurmukh parkhai ratan subhaa-ay.
The Gurmukh intuitively recognizes the value of this jewel.
gurmuiK swcI kwr kmwie ]
gurmukh saachee kaar kamaa-ay.
The Gurmukh practices Truth in action.
gurmuiK swcy mnu pqIAwie ]
gurmukh saachay man patee-aa-ay.
The mind of the Gurmukh is pleased with the True Lord.
gurmuiK AlKu lKwey iqsu BwvY ]
gurmukh alakh lakhaa-ay tis bhaavai.
The Gurmukh sees the unseen, when it pleases the Lord.
nwnk gurmuiK cot n KwvY ]35]
naanak gurmukh chot na khaavai. ||35||
O Nanak, the Gurmukh does not have to endure punishment. ||35||
gurmuiK nwmu dwnu iesnwnu ]
gurmukh naam daan isnaan.
The Gurmukh is blessed with the Name, charity and purification.
gurmuiK lwgY shij iDAwnu ]
gurmukh laagai sahj Dhi-aan.
The Gurmukh centers his meditation on the celestial Lord.
gurmuiK pwvY drgh mwnu ]
gurmukh paavai dargeh maan.
The Gurmukh obtains honor in the Court of the Lord.
gurmuiK Bau BMjnu prDwnu ]
gurmukh bha-o bhanjan parDhaan.
The Gurmukh obtains the Supreme Lord, the Destroyer of fear.
gurmuiK krxI kwr krwey ]
gurmukh karnee kaar karaa-ay.
The Gurmukh does good deeds, an inspires others to do so.
nwnk gurmuiK myil imlwey ]36]
naanak gurmukh mayl milaa-ay. ||36||
O Nanak, the Gurmukh unites in the Lord's Union. ||36||
gurmuiK swsqR isimRiq byd ]
gurmukh saastar simrit bayd.
The Gurmukh understands the Simritees, the Shaastras and the Vedas.
gurmuiK pwvY Git Git Byd ]
gurmukh paavai ghat ghat bhayd.
The Gurmukh knows the secrets of each and every heart.
gurmuiK vYr ivroD gvwvY ]
gurmukh vair viroDh gavaavai.
The Gurmukh eliminates hate and envy.
gurmuiK sglI gxq imtwvY ]
gurmukh saglee ganat mitaavai.
The Gurmukh erases all accounting.
gurmuiK rwm nwm rMig rwqw ]
gurmukh raam naam rang raataa.
The Gurmukh is imbued with love for the Lord's Name.
nwnk gurmuiK Ksmu pCwqw ]37]
naanak gurmukh khasam pachhaataa. ||37||
O Nanak, the Gurmukh realizes his Lord and Master. ||37||
ibnu gur BrmY AwvY jwie ]
bin gur bharmai aavai jaa-ay.
Without the Guru, one wanders, coming and going in reincarnation.
ibnu gur Gwl n pveI Qwie ]
bin gur ghaal na pav-ee thaa-ay.
Without the Guru, one's work is useless.
ibnu gur mnUAw Aiq folwie ]
bin gur manoo-aa at dolaa-ay.
Without the Guru, the mind is totally unsteady.
ibnu gur iqRpiq nhI ibKu Kwie ]
bin gur taripat nahee bikh khaa-ay.
Without the Guru, one is unsatisfied, and eats poison.
ibnu gur ibsIAru fsY mir vwt ]
bin gur bisee-ar dasai mar vaat.
Without the Guru, one is stung by the poisonous snake of Maya, and dies.
nwnk gur ibnu Gwty Gwt ]38]
naanak gur bin ghaatay ghaat. ||38||
O Nanak without the Guru, all is lost. ||38||
ijsu guru imlY iqsu pwir auqwrY ]
jis gur milai tis paar utaarai.
One who meets the Guru is carried across.
Avgx mytY guix insqwrY ]
avgan maytai gun nistaarai.
His sins are erased, and he is emancipated through virtue.
mukiq mhw suK gur sbdu bIcwir ]
mukat mahaa sukh gur sabad beechaar.
The supreme peace of liberation is attained, contemplating the Word of the Guru's Shabad.
gurmuiK kdy n AwvY hwir ]
gurmukh kaday na aavai haar.
The Gurmukh is never defeated.
qnu htVI iehu mnu vxjwrw ]
tan hatrhee ih man vanjaaraa.
In the store of the body, this mind is the merchant;
nwnk shjy scu vwpwrw ]39]
naanak sehjay sach vaapaaraa. ||39||
O Nanak, it deals intuitively in Truth. ||39||
gurmuiK bWiDE syqu ibDwqY ]
gurmukh baaNDhi-o sayt biDhaatai.
The Gurmukh is the bridge, built by the Architect of Destiny.
lµkw lUtI dYq sMqwpY ]
lankaa lootee dait santaapai.
The demons of passion which plundered Sri Lanka - the body - have been conquered.
rwmcMid mwirE Aih rwvxu ]
raamchand maari-o ah raavan.
Ram Chand - the mind - has slaughtered Raawan - pride;
Bydu bBIKx gurmuiK prcwiexu ]
bhayd babheekhan gurmukh parchaa-in.
the Gurmukh understands the secret revealed by Babheekhan.
gurmuiK swieir pwhx qwry ]
gurmukh saa-ir paahan taaray.
The Gurmukh carries even stones across the ocean.
gurmuiK koit qyqIs auDwry ]40]
gurmukh kot taytees uDhaaray. ||40||
The Gurmukh saves millions of people. ||40||
gurmuiK cUkY Awvx jwxu ]
gurmukh chookai aavan jaan.
The comings and goings in reincarnation are ended for the Gurmukh.
gurmuiK drgh pwvY mwxu ]
gurmukh dargeh paavai maan.
The Gurmukh is honored in the Court of the Lord.
gurmuiK Koty Kry pCwxu ]
gurmukh khotay kharay pachhaan.
The Gurmukh distinguishes the true from the false.
gurmuiK lwgY shij iDAwnu ]
gurmukh laagai sahj Dhi-aan.
The Gurmukh focuses his meditation on the celestial Lord.
gurmuiK drgh isPiq smwie ]
gurmukh dargeh sifat samaa-ay.
In the Court of the Lord, the Gurmukh is absorbed in His Praises.
nwnk gurmuiK bMDu n pwie ]41]
naanak gurmukh banDh na paa-ay. ||41||
O Nanak, the Gurmukh is not bound by bonds. ||41||
gurmuiK nwmu inrMjn pwey ]
gurmukh naam niranjan paa-ay.
The Gurmukh obtains the Name of the Immaculate Lord.
gurmuiK haumY sbid jlwey ]
gurmukh ha-umai sabad jalaa-ay.
Through the Shabad, the Gurmukh burns away his ego.
gurmuiK swcy ky gux gwey ]
gurmukh saachay kay gun gaa-ay.
The Gurmukh sings the Glorious Praises of the True Lord.
gurmuiK swcY rhY smwey ]
gurmukh saachai rahai samaa-ay.
The Gurmukh remains absorbed in the True Lord.
gurmuiK swic nwim piq aUqm hoie ]
gurmukh saach naam pat ootam ho-ay.
Through the True Name, the Gurmukh is honored and exalted.
nwnk gurmuiK sgl Bvx kI soJI hoie ]42]
naanak gurmukh sagal bhavan kee sojhee ho-ay. ||42||
O Nanak, the Gurmukh understands all the worlds. ||42||
kvx mUlu kvx miq vylw ]
kavan mool kavan mat vaylaa.
"What is the root, the source of all? What teachings hold for these times?
qyrw kvxu gurU ijs kw qU cylw ]
tayraa kavan guroo jis kaa too chaylaa.
Who is your guru? Whose disciple are you?
kvx kQw ly rhhu inrwly ]
kavan kathaa lay rahhu niraalay.
What is that speech, by which you remain unattached?
bolY nwnku suxhu qum bwly ]
bolai naanak sunhu tum baalay.
Listen to what we say, O Nanak, you little boy.
eysu kQw kw dyie bIcwru ]
ays kathaa kaa day-ay beechaar.
Give us your opinion on what we have said.
Bvjlu sbid lµGwvxhwru ]43]
bhavjal sabad langhaavanhaar. ||43||
How can the Shabad carry us across the terrifying world-ocean?"||43||
pvn ArMBu siqgur miq vylw ]
pavan arambh satgur mat vaylaa.
From the air came the beginning. This is the age of the True Guru's Teachings.
sbdu gurU suriq Duin cylw ]
sabad guroo surat Dhun chaylaa.
The Shabad is the Guru, upon whom I lovingly focus my consciousness; I am the chaylaa, the disciple.
AkQ kQw ly rhau inrwlw ]
akath kathaa lay raha-o niraalaa.
Speaking the Unspoken Speech, I remain unattached.
nwnk juig juig gur gopwlw ]
naanak jug jug gur gopaalaa.
O Nanak, throughout the ages, the Lord of the World is my Guru.
eyku sbdu ijqu kQw vIcwrI ]
ayk sabad jit kathaa veechaaree.
I contemplate the sermon of the Shabad, the Word of the One God.
gurmuiK haumY Agin invwrI ]44]
gurmukh ha-umai agan nivaaree. ||44||
The Gurmukh puts out the fire of egotism. ||44||
mYx ky dMq ikau KweIAY swru ]
main kay dant ki-o khaa-ee-ai saar.
"With teeth of wax, how can one chew iron?
ijqu grbu jwie su kvxu Awhwru ]
jit garab jaa-ay so kavan aahaar.
What is that food, which takes away pride?
ihvY kw Gru mMdru Agin iprwhnu ]
hivai kaa ghar mandar agan piraahan.
How can one live in the palace, the home of snow, wearing robes of fire?
kvn guPw ijqu rhY Avwhnu ]
kavan gufaa jit rahai avaahan.
Where is that cave, within which one may remain unshaken?
ieq auq iks kau jwix smwvY ]
it ut kis ka-o jaan samaavai.
Who should we know to be pervading here and there?
kvn iDAwnu mnu mnih smwvY ]45]
kavan Dhi-aan man maneh samaavai. ||45||
What is that meditation, which leads the mind to be absorbed in itself?"||45||
hau hau mY mY ivchu KovY ]
ha-o ha-o mai mai vichahu khovai.
Eradicating egotism and individualism from within,
dUjw mytY eyko hovY ]
doojaa maytai ayko hovai.
and erasing duality, the mortal becomes one with God.
jgu krVw mnmuKu gwvwru ]
jag karrhaa manmukh gaavaar.
The world is difficult for the foolish, self-willed manmukh;
sbdu kmweIAY KweIAY swru ]
sabad kamaa-ee-ai khaa-ee-ai saar.
practicing the Shabad, one chews iron.
AMqir bwhir eyko jwxY ]
antar baahar ayko jaanai.
Know the One Lord, inside and out.
nwnk Agin mrY siqgur kY BwxY ]46]
naanak agan marai satgur kai bhaanai. ||46||
O Nanak, the fire is quenched, through the Pleasure of the True Guru's Will. ||46||
sc BY rwqw grbu invwrY ]
sach bhai raataa garab nivaarai.
Imbued with the True Fear of God, pride is taken away;
eyko jwqw sbdu vIcwrY ]
ayko jaataa sabad veechaarai.
realize that He is One, and contemplate the Shabad.
sbdu vsY scu AMqir hIAw ]
sabad vasai sach antar hee-aa.
With the True Shabad abiding deep within the heart,
qnu mnu sIqlu rMig rMgIAw ]
tan man seetal rang rangee-aa.
the body and mind are cooled and soothed, and colored with the Lord's Love.
kwmu k®oDu ibKu Agin invwry ]
kaam kroDh bikh agan nivaaray.
The fire of sexual desire, anger and corruption is quenched.
nwnk ndrI ndir ipAwry ]47]
naanak nadree nadar pi-aaray. ||47||
O Nanak, the Beloved bestows His Glance of Grace. ||47||
kvn muiK cMdu ihvY Gru CwieAw ]
kavan mukh chand hivai ghar chhaa-i-aa.
"The moon of the mind is cool and dark; how is it enlightened?
kvn muiK sUrju qpY qpwieAw ]
kavan mukh sooraj tapai tapaa-i-aa.
How does the sun blaze so brilliantly?
kvn muiK kwlu johq inq rhY ]
kavan mukh kaal johat nit rahai.
How can the constant watchful gaze of Death be turned away?
kvn buiD gurmuiK piq rhY ]
kavan buDh gurmukh pat rahai.
By what understanding is the honor of the Gurmukh preserved?
kvnu joDu jo kwlu sMGwrY ]
kavan joDh jo kaal sanghaarai.
Who is the warrior, who conquers Death?
bolY bwxI nwnku bIcwrY ]48]
bolai banee naanak beechaarai. ||48||
Give us your thoughtful reply, O Nanak."||48||
sbdu BwKq sis joiq Apwrw ]
sabad bhaakhat sas jot apaaraa.
Giving voice to the Shabad, the moon of the mind is illuminated with infinity.
sis Gir sUru vsY imtY AMiDAwrw ]
sas ghar soor vasai mitai anDhi-aaraa.
When the sun dwells in the house of the moon, the darkness is dispelled.
suKu duKu sm kir nwmu ADwrw ]
sukh dukh sam kar naam aDhaaraa.
Pleasure and pain are just the same, when one takes the Support of the Naam, the Name of the Lord.
Awpy pwir auqwrxhwrw ]
aapay paar utaaranhaaraa.
He Himself saves, and carries us across.
gur prcY mnu swic smwie ]
gur parchai man saach samaa-ay.
With faith in the Guru, the mind merges in Truth,
pRxviq nwnku kwlu n Kwie ]49]
paranvat naanak kaal na khaa-ay. ||49||
and then, prays Nanak, one is not consumed by Death. ||49||
nwm qqu sB hI isir jwpY ]
naam tat sabh hee sir jaapai.
The essence of the Naam, the Name of the Lord, is known to be the most exalted and excellent of all.
ibnu nwvY duKu kwlu sMqwpY ]
bin naavai dukh kaal santaapai.
Without the Name, one is afflicted by pain and death.
qqo qqu imlY mnu mwnY ]
tato tat milai man maanai.
When one's essence merges into the essence, the mind is satisfied and fulfilled.
dUjw jwie iekqu Gir AwnY ]
doojaa jaa-ay ikat ghar aanai.
Duality is gone, and one enters into the home of the One Lord.
bolY pvnw ggnu grjY ]
bolai pavnaa gagan garjai.
The breath blows across the sky of the Tenth Gate and vibrates.
nwnk inhclu imlxu shjY ]50]
naanak nihchal milan sahjai. ||50||
O Nanak, the mortal then intuitively meets the eternal, unchanging Lord. ||50||
AMqir suMnµ bwhir suMnµ iqRBvx suMn msuMnµ ]
antar sunaN baahar sunaN taribhavan sunn masuNnaN.
The absolute Lord is deep within; the absolute Lord is outside us as well. The absolute Lord totally fills the three worlds.
cauQy suMnY jo nru jwxY qw kau pwpu n puMnµ ]
cha-uthay sunnai jo nar jaanai taa ka-o paap na puNnaN.
One who knows the Lord in the fourth state, is not subject to virtue or vice.
Git Git suMn kw jwxY Byau ] Awid purKu inrMjn dyau ]
ghat ghat sunn kaa jaanai bhay-o. aad purakh niranjan day-o.
One who knows the mystery of God the Absolute, who pervades each and every heart, knows the Primal Being, the Immaculate Divine Lord.
jo jnu nwm inrMjn rwqw ]
jo jan naam niranjan raataa.
That humble being who is imbued with the Immaculate Naam,
nwnk soeI purKu ibDwqw ]51]
naanak so-ee purakh biDhaataa. ||51||
O Nanak, is himself the Primal Lord, the Architect of Destiny. ||51||
suMno suMnu khY sBu koeI ]
sunno sunn kahai sabh ko-ee.
"Everyone speaks of the Absolute Lord, the unmanifest void.
Anhq suMnu khw qy hoeI ]
anhat sunn kahaa tay ho-ee.
How can one find this absolute void?
Anhq suMin rqy sy kYsy ]
anhat sunn ratay say kaisay.
Who are they, who are attuned to this absolute void?"
ijs qy aupjy iqs hI jYsy ]
jis tay upjay tis hee jaisay.
They are like the Lord, from whom they originated.
Eie jnim n mrih n Awvih jwih ]
o-ay janam na mareh na aavahi jaahi.
They are not born, they do not die; they do not come and go.
nwnk gurmuiK mnu smJwih ]52]
naanak gurmukh man samjhaahi. ||52||
O Nanak, the Gurmukhs instruct their minds. ||52||
nau sr suBr dsvY pUry ]
na-o sar subhar dasvai pooray.
By practicing control over the nine gates, one attains perfect control over the Tenth Gate.
qh Anhq suMn vjwvih qUry ]
tah anhat sunn vajaavah tooray.
There, the unstruck sound current of the absolute Lord vibrates and resounds.
swcY rwcy dyiK hjUry ]
saachai raachay daykh hajooray.
Behold the True Lord ever-present, and merge with Him.
Git Git swcu rihAw BrpUry ]
ghat ghat saach rahi-aa bharpooray.
The True Lord is pervading and permeating each and every heart.
gupqI bwxI prgtu hoie ]
guptee banee pargat ho-ay.
The hidden Bani of the Word is revealed.
nwnk priK ley scu soie ]53]
naanak parakh la-ay sach so-ay. ||53||
O Nanak, the True Lord is revealed and known. ||53||
shj Bwie imlIAY suKu hovY ]
sahj bhaa-ay milee-ai sukh hovai.
Meeting with the Lord through intuition and love, peace is found.
gurmuiK jwgY nId n sovY ]
gurmukh jaagai need na sovai.
The Gurmukh remains awake and aware; he does not fall sleep.
suMn sbdu AprMpir DwrY ]
sunn sabad aprampar Dhaarai.
He enshrines the unlimited, absolute Shabad deep within.
khqy mukqu sbid insqwrY ]
kahtay mukat sabad nistaarai.
Chanting the Shabad, he is liberated, and saves others as well.
gur kI dIiKAw sy sic rwqy ]
gur kee deekhi-aa say sach raatay.
Those who practice the Guru's Teachings are attuned to the Truth.
nwnk Awpu gvwie imlx nhI BRwqy ]54]
naanak aap gavaa-ay milan nahee bharaatay. ||54||
O Nanak, those who eradicate their self-conceit meet with the Lord; they do not remain separated by doubt. ||54||
kubuiD cvwvY so ikqu Twie ]
kubuDh chavaavai so kit thaa-ay.
"Where is that place, where evil thoughts are destroyed?
ikau qqu n bUJY cotw Kwie ]
ki-o tat na boojhai chotaa khaa-ay.
The mortal does not understand the essence of reality; why must he suffer in pain?"
jm dir bwDy koie n rwKY ]
jam dar baaDhay ko-ay na raakhai.
No one can save one who is tied up at Death's door.
ibnu sbdY nwhI piq swKY ]
bin sabdai naahee pat saakhai.
Without the Shabad, no one has any credit or honor.
ikau kir bUJY pwvY pwru ]
ki-o kar boojhai paavai paar.
"How can one obtain understanding and cross over?"
nwnk mnmuiK n buJY gvwru ]55]
naanak manmukh na bujhai gavaar. ||55||
O Nanak, the foolish self-willed manmukh does not understand. ||55||
kubuiD imtY gur sbdu bIcwir ]
kubuDh mitai gur sabad beechaar.
Evil thoughts are erased, contemplating the Word of the Guru's Shabad.
siqguru BytY moK duAwr ]
satgur bhaytai mokh du-aar.
Meeting with the True Guru, the door of liberation is found.
qqu n cInY mnmuKu jil jwie ]
tat na cheenai manmukh jal jaa-ay.
The self-willed manmukh does not understand the essence of reality, and is burnt to ashes.
durmiq ivCuiV cotw Kwie ]
durmat vichhurh chotaa khaa-ay.
His evil-mindedness separates him from the Lord, and he suffers.
mwnY hukmu sBy gux igAwn ]
maanai hukam sabhay gun gi-aan.
Accepting the Hukam of the Lord's Command, he is blessed with all virtues and spiritual wisdom.
nwnk drgh pwvY mwnu ]56]
naanak dargeh paavai maan. ||56||
O Nanak, he is honored in the Court of the Lord. ||56||
swcu vKru Dnu plY hoie ]
saach vakhar Dhan palai ho-ay.
One who possesses the merchandise, the wealth of the True Name,
Awip qrY qwry BI soie ]
aap tarai taaray bhee so-ay.
crosses over, and carries others across with him as well.
shij rqw bUJY piq hoie ]
sahj rataa boojhai pat ho-ay.
One who intuitively understands, and is attuned to the Lord, is honored.
qw kI kImiq krY n koie ]
taa kee keemat karai na ko-ay.
No one can estimate his worth.
jh dyKw qh rihAw smwie ]
jah daykhaa tah rahi-aa samaa-ay.
Wherever I look, I see the Lord permeating and pervading.
nwnk pwir prY sc Bwie ]57]
naanak paar parai sach bhaa-ay. ||57||
O Nanak, through the Love of the True Lord, one crosses over. ||57||
su sbd kw khw vwsu kQIAly ijqu qrIAY Bvjlu sMswro ]
so sabad kaa kahaa vaas kathee-alay jit taree-ai bhavjal sansaaro.
"Where is the Shabad said to dwell? What will carry us across the terrifying world-ocean?
qRY sq AMgul vweI khIAY iqsu khu kvnu ADwro ]
tarai sat angul vaa-ee kahee-ai tis kaho kavan aDhaaro.
The breath, when exhaled, extends out ten finger lengths; what is the support of the breath?
bolY KylY AsiQru hovY ikau kir AlKu lKwey ]
bolai khaylai asthir hovai ki-o kar alakh lakhaa-ay.
Speaking and playing, how can one be stable and steady? How can the unseen be seen?"
suix suAwmI scu nwnku pRxvY Apxy mn smJwey ]
sun su-aamee sach naanak paranvai apnay man samjhaa-ay.
Listen, O master; Nanak prays truly. Instruct your own mind.
gurmuiK sbdy sic ilv lwgY kir ndrI myil imlwey ]
gurmukh sabday sach liv laagai kar nadree mayl milaa-ay.
The Gurmukh is lovingly attuned to the True Shabad. Bestowing His Glance of Grace, He unites us in His Union.
Awpy dwnw Awpy bInw pUrY Bwig smwey ]58]
aapay daanaa aapay beenaa poorai bhaag samaa-ay. ||58||
He Himself is all-knowing and all-seeing. By perfect destiny, we merge in Him. ||58||
su sbd kau inrMqir vwsu AlKM jh dyKw qh soeI ]
so sabad ka-o nirantar vaas alkhaN jah daykhaa tah so-ee.
That Shabad dwells deep within the nucleus of all beings. God is invisible; wherever I look, there I see Him.
pvn kw vwsw suMn invwsw Akl klw Dr soeI ]
pavan kaa vaasaa sunn nivaasaa akal kalaa Dhar so-ee.
The air is the dwelling place of the absolute Lord. He has no qualities; He has all qualities.
ndir kry sbdu Gt mih vsY ivchu Brmu gvwey ]
nadar karay sabad ghat meh vasai vichahu bharam gavaa-ay.
When He bestows His Glance of Grace, the Shabad comes to abide within the heart, and doubt is eradicated from within.
qnu mnu inrmlu inrml bwxI nwmuo mMin vswey ]
tan man nirmal nirmal banee naamo man vasaa-ay.
The body and mind become immaculate, through the Immaculate Word of His Bani. Let His Name be enshrined in your mind.
sbid gurU Bvswgru qrIAY ieq auq eyko jwxY ]
sabad guroo bhavsaagar taree-ai it ut ayko jaanai.
The Shabad is the Guru, to carry you across the terrifying world-ocean. Know the One Lord alone, here and hereafter.
ichnu vrnu nhI CwieAw mwieAw nwnk sbdu pCwxY ]59]
chihan varan nahee chhaa-i-aa maa-i-aa naanak sabad pachhaanai. ||59||
He has no form or color, shadow or illusion; O Nanak, realize the Shabad. ||59||
qRY sq AMgul vweI AauDU suMn scu Awhwro ]
tarai sat angul vaa-ee a-oDhoo sunn sach aahaaro.
O reclusive hermit, the True, Absolute Lord is the support of the exhaled breath, which extends out ten finger lengths.
gurmuiK bolY qqu ibrolY cInY AlK Apwro ]
gurmukh bolai tat birolai cheenai alakh apaaro.
The Gurmukh speaks and churns the essence of reality, and realizes the unseen, infinite Lord.
qRY gux mytY sbdu vswey qw min cUkY AhMkwro ]
tarai gun maytai sabad vasaa-ay taa man chookai ahankaaro.
Eradicating the three qualities, he enshrines the Shabad within, and then, his mind is rid of egotism.
AMqir bwhir eyko jwxY qw hir nwim lgY ipAwro ]
antar baahar ayko jaanai taa har naam lagai pi-aaro.
Inside and out, he knows the One Lord alone; he is in love with the Name of the Lord.
suKmnw ieVw ipMgulw bUJY jw Awpy AlKu lKwey ]
sukhmanaa irhaa pingulaa boojhai jaa aapay alakh lakhaa-ay.
He understands the Sushmana, Ida and Pingala, when the unseen Lord reveals Himself.
nwnk iqhu qy aUpir swcw siqgur sbid smwey ]60]
naanak tihu tay oopar saachaa satgur sabad samaa-ay. ||60||
O Nanak, the True Lord is above these three energy channels. Through the Word, the Shabad of the True Guru, one merges with Him. ||60||
mn kw jIau pvnu kQIAly pvnu khw rsu KweI ]
man kaa jee-o pavan kathee-alay pavan kahaa ras khaa-ee.
"The air is said to be the soul of the mind. But what does the air feed on?
igAwn kI mudRw kvn AauDU isD kI kvn kmweI ]
gi-aan kee mudraa kavan a-oDhoo siDh kee kavan kamaa-ee.
What is the way of the spiritual teacher, and the reclusive hermit? What is the occupation
ibnu sbdY rsu n AwvY AauDU haumY ipAws n jweI ]
bin sabdai ras na aavai a-oDhoo ha-umai pi-aas na jaa-ee.
Without the Shabad, the essence does not come, O hermit, and the thirst of egotism does not depart.
sbid rqy AMimRq rsu pwieAw swcy rhy AGweI ]
sabad ratay amrit ras paa-i-aa saachay rahay aghaa-ee.
Imbued with the Shabad, one finds the ambrosial essence, and remains fulfilled with the True Name.
kvn buiD ijqu AsiQru rhIAY ikqu Bojin iqRpqwsY ]
kavan buDh jit asthir rahee-ai kit bhojan tariptaasai.
"What is that wisdom, by which one remains steady and stable? What food brings satisfaction?"
nwnk duKu suKu sm kir jwpY siqgur qy kwlu n gRwsY ]61]
naanak dukh sukh sam kar jaapai satgur tay kaal na garaasai. ||61||
O Nanak, when one looks upon pain and pleasure alike, through the True Guru, then he is not consumed by Death. ||61||
rMig n rwqw ris nhI mwqw ]
rang na raataa ras nahee maataa.
If one is not imbued with the Lord's Love, nor intoxicated with His subtle essence,
ibnu gur sbdY jil bil qwqw ]
bin gur sabdai jal bal taataa.
without the Word of the Guru's Shabad, he is frustrated, and consumed by his own inner fire.
ibMdu n rwiKAw sbdu n BwiKAw ]
bind na raakhi-aa sabad na bhaakhi-aa.
He does not preserve his semen and seed, and does not chant the Shabad.
pvnu n swiDAw scu n ArwiDAw ]
pavan na saaDhi-aa sach na araaDhi-aa.
He does not control his breath; he does not worship and adore the True Lord.
AkQ kQw ly sm kir rhY ]
akath kathaa lay sam kar rahai.
But one who speaks the Unspoken Speech, and remains balanced,
qau nwnk Awqm rwm kau lhY ]62]
ta-o naanak aatam raam ka-o lahai. ||62||
O Nanak, attains the Lord, the Supreme Soul. ||62||
gur prswdI rMgy rwqw ]
gur parsaadee rangay raataa.
By Guru's Grace, one is attuned to the Lord's Love.
AMimRqu pIAw swcy mwqw ]
amrit pee-aa saachay maataa.
Drinking in the Ambrosial Nectar, he is intoxicated with the Truth.
gur vIcwrI Agin invwrI ]
gur veechaaree agan nivaaree.
Contemplating the Guru, the fire within is put out.
Aipau pIE Awqm suKu DwrI ]
api-o pee-o aatam sukh Dhaaree.
Drinking in the Ambrosial Nectar, the soul settles in peace.
scu ArwiDAw gurmuiK qru qwrI ]
sach araaDhi-aa gurmukh tar taaree.
Worshipping the True Lord in adoration, the Gurmukh crosses over the river of life.
nwnk bUJY ko vIcwrI ]63]
naanak boojhai ko veechaaree. ||63||
O Nanak, after deep contemplation, this is understood. ||63||
iehu mnu mYglu khw bsIAly khw bsY iehu pvnw ]
ih man maigal kahaa basee-alay kahaa basai ih pavnaa.
"Where does this mind-elephant live? Where does the breath reside?
khw bsY su sbdu AauDU qw kau cUkY mn kw Bvnw ]
kahaa basai so sabad a-oDhoo taa ka-o chookai man kaa bhavnaa.
Where should the Shabad reside, so that the wanderings of the mind may cease?"
ndir kry qw siqguru myly qw inj Gir vwsw iehu mnu pwey ]
nadar karay taa satgur maylay taa nij ghar vaasaa ih man paa-ay.
When the Lord blesses one with His Glance of Grace, he leads him to the True Guru. Then, this mind dwells in its own home within.
AwpY Awpu Kwie qw inrmlu hovY Dwvqu vrij rhwey ]
aapai aap khaa-ay taa nirmal hovai Dhaavat varaj rahaa-ay.
When the individual consumes his egotism, he becomes immaculate, and his wandering mind is restrained.
ikau mUlu pCwxY Awqmu jwxY ikau sis Gir sUru smwvY ]
ki-o mool pachhaanai aatam jaanai ki-o sas ghar soor samaavai.
"How can the root, the source of all be realized? How can the soul know itself? How can the sun enter into the house of the moon?"
gurmuiK haumY ivchu KovY qau nwnk shij smwvY ]64]
gurmukh ha-umai vichahu khovai ta-o naanak sahj samaavai. ||64||
The Gurmukh eliminates egotism from within; then, O Nanak, the sun naturally enters into the home of the moon. ||64||
iehu mnu inhclu ihrdY vsIAly gurmuiK mUlu pCwix rhY ]
ih man nihchal hirdai vasee-alay gurmukh mool pachhaan rahai.
When the mind becomes steady and stable, it abides in the heart, and then the Gurmukh realizes the root, the source of all.
nwiB pvnu Gir Awsix bYsY gurmuiK Kojq qqu lhY ]
naabh pavan ghar aasan baisai gurmukh khojat tat lahai.
The breath is seated in the home of the navel; the Gurmukh searches, and finds the essence of reality.
su sbdu inrMqir inj Gir AwCY iqRBvx joiq su sbid lhY ]
so sabad nirantar nij ghar aachhai taribhavan jot so sabad lahai.
This Shabad permeates the nucleus of the self, deep within, in its own home; the Light of this Shabad pervades the three worlds.
KwvY dUK BUK swcy kI swcy hI iqRpqwis rhY ]
khaavai dookh bhookh saachay kee saachay hee tariptaas rahai.
Hunger for the True Lord shall consume your pain, and through the True Lord, you shall be satisfied.
Anhd bwxI gurmuiK jwxI ibrlo ko ArQwvY ]
anhad banee gurmukh jaanee birlo ko arthaavai.
The Gurmukh knows the unstruck sound current of the Bani; how rare are those who understand.
nwnku AwKY scu suBwKY sic rpY rMgu kbhU n jwvY ]65]
naanak aakhai sach subhaakhai sach rapai rang kabhoo na jaavai. ||65||
Says Nanak, one who speaks the Truth is dyed in the color of Truth, which will never fade away. ||65||
jw iehu ihrdw dyh n hoqI qau mnu kYTY rhqw ]
jaa ih hirdaa dayh na hotee ta-o man kaithai rahtaa.
"When this heart and body did not exist, where did the mind reside?
nwiB kml AsQMBu n hoqo qw pvnu kvn Gir shqw ]
naabh kamal asthambh na hoto taa pavan kavan ghar sahtaa.
When there was no support of the navel lotus, then in which home did the breath reside?
rUpu n hoqo ryK n kweI qw sbid khw ilv lweI ]
roop na hoto raykh na kaa-ee taa sabad kahaa liv laa-ee.
When there was no form or shape, then how could anyone lovingly focus on the Shabad?
rkqu ibMdu kI mVI n hoqI imiq kImiq nhI pweI ]
rakat bind kee marhee na hotee mit keemat nahee paa-ee.
When there was no dungeon formed from egg and sperm, who could measure the Lord's value and extent?
vrnu ByKu AsrUpu n jwpI ikau kir jwpis swcw ]
varan bhaykh asroop na jaapee ki-o kar jaapas saachaa.
When color, dress and form could not be seen, how could the True Lord be known?"
nwnk nwim rqy bYrwgI ieb qb swco swcw ]66]
naanak naam ratay bairaagee ib tab saacho saachaa. ||66||
O Nanak, those who are attuned to the Naam, the Name of the Lord, are detached. Then and now, they see the Truest of the True. ||66||
ihrdw dyh n hoqI AauDU qau mnu suMin rhY bYrwgI ]
hirdaa dayh na hotee a-oDhoo ta-o man sunn rahai bairaagee.
When the heart and the body did not exist, O hermit, then the mind resided in the absolute, detached Lord.
nwiB kmlu AsQMBu n hoqo qw inj Gir bsqau pvnu AnrwgI ]
naabh kamal asthambh na hoto taa nij ghar basta-o pavan anraagee.
When there was no support of the lotus of the navel, the breath remained in its own home, attuned to the Lord's Love.
rUpu n ryiKAw jwiq n hoqI qau AkulIix rhqau sbdu su swru ]
roop na raykh-i-aa jaat na hotee ta-o akuleen rahta-o sabad so saar.
When there was no form or shape or social class, then the Shabad, in its essence, resided in the unmanifest Lord.
gaunu ggnu jb qbih n hoqau iqRBvx joiq Awpy inrMkwru ]
ga-un gagan jab tabeh na hota-o taribhavan jot aapay nirankaar.
When the world and the sky did not even exist, the Light of the Formless Lord filled the three worlds.
vrnu ByKu AsrUpu su eyko eyko sbdu ivfwxI ]
varan bhaykh asroop so ayko ayko sabad vidaanee.
Color, dress and form were contained in the One Lord; the Shabad was contained in the One, Wondrous Lord.
swc ibnw sUcw ko nwhI nwnk AkQ khwxI ]67]
saach binaa soochaa ko naahee naanak akath kahaanee. ||67||
Without the True Name, no one can become pure; O Nanak, this is the Unspoken Speech. ||67||
ikqu ikqu ibiD jgu aupjY purKw ikqu ikqu duiK ibnis jweI ]
kit kit biDh jag upjai purkhaa kit kit dukh binas jaa-ee.
"How, in what way, was the world formed, O man? And what disaster will end it?"
haumY ivic jgu aupjY purKw nwim ivsirAY duKu pweI ]
ha-umai vich jag upjai purkhaa naam visri-ai dukh paa-ee.
In egotism, the world was formed, O man; forgetting the Naam, it suffers and dies.
gurmuiK hovY su igAwnu qqu bIcwrY haumY sbid jlwey ]
gurmukh hovai so gi-aan tat beechaarai ha-umai sabad jalaa-ay.
One who becomes Gurmukh contemplates the essence of spiritual wisdom; through the Shabad, he burns away his egotism.
qnu mnu inrmlu inrml bwxI swcY rhY smwey ]
tan man nirmal nirmal banee saachai rahai samaa-ay.
His body and mind become immaculate, through the Immaculate Bani of the Word. He remains absorbed in Truth.
nwmy nwim rhY bYrwgI swcu riKAw auir Dwry ]
naamay naam rahai bairaagee saach rakhi-aa ur Dhaaray.
Through the Naam, the Name of the Lord, he remains detached; he enshrines the True Name in his heart.
nwnk ibnu nwvY jogu kdy n hovY dyKhu irdY bIcwry ]68]
naanak bin naavai jog kaday na hovai daykhhu ridai beechaaray. ||68||
O Nanak, without the Name, Yoga is never attained; reflect upon this in your heart, and see. ||68||
gurmuiK swcu sbdu bIcwrY koie ]
gurmukh saach sabad beechaarai ko-ay.
The Gurmukh is one who reflects upon the True Word of the Shabad.
gurmuiK scu bwxI prgtu hoie ]
gurmukh sach banee pargat ho-ay.
The True Bani is revealed to the Gurmukh.
gurmuiK mnu BIjY ivrlw bUJY koie ]
gurmukh man bheejai virlaa boojhai ko-ay.
The mind of the Gurmukh is drenched with the Lord's Love, but how rare are those who understand this.
gurmuiK inj Gir vwsw hoie ]
gurmukh nij ghar vaasaa ho-ay.
The Gurmukh dwells in the home of the self, deep within.
gurmuiK jogI jugiq pCwxY ]
gurmukh jogee jugat pachhaanai.
The Gurmukh realizes the Way of Yoga.
gurmuiK nwnk eyko jwxY ]69]
gurmukh naanak ayko jaanai. ||69||
O Nanak, the Gurmukh knows the One Lord alone. ||69||
ibnu siqgur syvy jogu n hoeI ]
bin satgur sayvay jog na ho-ee.
Without serving the True Guru, Yoga is not attained;
ibnu siqgur Byty mukiq n koeI ]
bin satgur bhaytay mukat na ko-ee.
without meeting the True Guru, no one is liberated.
ibnu siqgur Byty nwmu pwieAw n jwie ]
bin satgur bhaytay naam paa-i-aa na jaa-ay.
Without meeting the True Guru, the Naam cannot be found.
ibnu siqgur Byty mhw duKu pwie ]
bin satgur bhaytay mahaa dukh paa-ay.
Without meeting the True Guru, one suffers in terrible pain.
ibnu siqgur Byty mhw grib gubwir ]
bin satgur bhaytay mahaa garab gubaar.
Without meeting the True Guru, there is only the deep darkness of egotistical pride.
nwnk ibnu gur muAw jnmu hwir ]70]
naanak bin gur mu-aa janam haar. ||70||
O Nanak, without the True Guru, one dies, having lost the opportunity of this life. ||70||
gurmuiK mnu jIqw haumY mwir ]
gurmukh man jeetaa ha-umai maar.
The Gurmukh conquers his mind by subduing his ego.
gurmuiK swcu riKAw aur Dwir ]
gurmukh saach rakhi-aa ur Dhaar.
The Gurmukh enshrines Truth in his heart.
gurmuiK jgu jIqw jmkwlu mwir ibdwir ]
gurmukh jag jeetaa jamkaal maar bidaar.
The Gurmukh conquers the world; he knocks down the Messenger of Death, and kills it.
gurmuiK drgh n AwvY hwir ]
gurmukh dargeh na aavai haar.
The Gurmukh does not lose in the Court of the Lord.
gurmuiK myil imlwey suo jwxY ]
gurmukh mayl milaa-ay so jaanai.
The Gurmukh is united in God's Union; he alone knows.
nwnk gurmuiK sbid pCwxY ]71]
naanak gurmukh sabad pachhaanai. ||71||
O Nanak, the Gurmukh realizes the Word of the Shabad. ||71||
sbdY kw inbyVw suix qU AauDU ibnu nwvY jogu n hoeI ]
sabdai kaa nibayrhaa sun too a-oDhoo bin naavai jog na ho-ee.
This is the essence of the Shabad - listen, you hermits and Yogis. Without the Name, there is no Yoga.
nwmy rwqy Anidnu mwqy nwmY qy suKu hoeI ]
naamay raatay an-din maatay naamai tay sukh ho-ee.
Those who are attuned to the Name, remain intoxicated night and day; through the Name, they find peace.
nwmY hI qy sBu prgtu hovY nwmy soJI pweI ]
naamai hee tay sabh pargat hovai naamay sojhee paa-ee.
Through the Name, everything is revealed; through the Name, understanding is obtained.
ibnu nwvY ByK krih bhuqyry scY Awip KuAweI ]
bin naavai bhaykh karahi bahutayray sachai aap khu-aa-ee.
Without the Name, people wear all sorts of religious robes; the True Lord Himself has confused them.
siqgur qy nwmu pweIAY AauDU jog jugiq qw hoeI ]
satgur tay naam paa-ee-ai a-oDhoo jog jugat taa ho-ee.
The Name is obtained only from the True Guru, O hermit, and then, the Way of Yoga is found.
kir bIcwru min dyKhu nwnk ibnu nwvY mukiq n hoeI ]72]
kar beechaar man daykhhu naanak bin naavai mukat na ho-ee. ||72||
Reflect upon this in your mind, and see; O Nanak, without the Name, there is no liberation. ||72||
qyrI giq imiq qUhY jwxih ikAw ko AwiK vKwxY ]
tayree gat mit toohai jaaneh ki-aa ko aakh vakhaanai.
You alone know Your state and extent, Lord; What can anyone say about it?
qU Awpy gupqw Awpy prgtu Awpy siB rMg mwxY ]
too aapay guptaa aapay pargat aapay sabh rang maanai.
You Yourself are hidden, and You Yourself are revealed. You Yourself enjoy all pleasures.
swiDk isD gurU bhu cyly Kojq iPrih PurmwxY ]
saaDhik siDh guroo baho chaylay khojat fireh furmaanai.
The seekers, the Siddhas, the many gurus and disciples wander around searching for You, according to Your Will.
mwgih nwmu pwie ieh iBiKAw qyry drsn kau kurbwxY ]
maageh naam paa-ay ih bhikhi-aa tayray darsan ka-o kurbaanai.
They beg for Your Name, and You bless them with this charity. I am a sacrifice to the Blessed Vision of Your Darshan.
AibnwsI pRiB Kylu rcwieAw gurmuiK soJI hoeI ]
abhinaasee parabh khayl rachaa-i-aa gurmukh sojhee ho-ee.
The eternal imperishable Lord God has staged this play; the Gurmukh understands it.
nwnk siB jug Awpy vrqY dUjw Avru n koeI ]73]1]
naanak sabh jug aapay vartai doojaa avar na ko-ee. ||73||1||
O Nanak, He extends Himself throughout the ages; there is no other than Him. ||73||1||