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Anand Sahib Pauree 33-36

ey srIrw myirAw hir qum mih joiq rKI qw qU jg mih AwieAw ]

ay sareeraa mayri-aa har tum meh jot rakhee taa too jag meh aa-i-aa.

O my body, the Lord infused His Light into you, and then you came into the world.

hir joiq rKI quDu ivic qw qU jg mih AwieAw ]

har jot rakhee tuDh vich taa too jag meh aa-i-aa.

The Lord infused His Light into you, and then you came into the world.

hir Awpy mwqw Awpy ipqw ijin jIau aupwie jgqu idKwieAw ]

har aapay maataa aapay pitaa jin jee-o upaa-ay jagat dikhaa-i-aa.

The Lord Himself is your mother, and He Himself is your father; He created the created beings, and revealed the world to them.

gur prswdI buiJAw qw clqu hoAw clqu ndrI AwieAw ]

gur parsaadee bujhi-aa taa chalat ho-aa chalat nadree aa-i-aa.

By Guru's Grace, some understand, and then it's a show; it seems like just a show.

khY nwnku isRsit kw mUlu ricAw joiq rwKI qw qU jg mih AwieAw ]33]

kahai naanak sarisat kaa mool rachi-aa jot raakhee taa too jag meh aa-i-aa. ||33||

Says Nanak, He laid the foundation of the Universe, and infused His Light, and then you came into the world. ||33||

min cwau BieAw pRB Awgmu suixAw ]

man chaa-o bha-i-aa parabh aagam suni-aa.

My mind has become joyful, hearing of God's coming.

hir mMglu gwau sKI igRhu mMdru bixAw ]

har mangal gaa-o sakhee garihu mandar bani-aa.

Sing the songs of joy to welcome the Lord, O my companions; my household has become the Lord's Mansion.

hir gwau mMglu inq sKIey sogu dUKu n ivAwpey ]

har gaa-o mangal nit sakhee-ay sog dookh na vi-aapa-ay.

Sing continually the songs of joy to welcome the Lord, O my companions, and sorrow and suffering will not afflict you.

gur crn lwgy idn sBwgy Awpxw ipru jwpey ]

gur charan laagay din sabhaagay aapnaa pir jaap-ay.

Blessed is that day, when I am attached to the Guru's feet and meditate on my Husband Lord.

Anhq bwxI gur sbid jwxI hir nwmu hir rsu Bogo ]

anhat banee gur sabad jaanee har naam har ras bhogo.

I have come to know the unstruck sound current and the Word of the Guru's Shabad; I enjoy the sublime essence of the Lord, the Lord's Name.

khY nwnku pRBu Awip imilAw krx kwrx jogo ]34]

kahai naanak parabh aap mili-aa karan kaaran jogo. ||34||

Says Nanak, God Himself has met me; He is the Doer, the Cause of causes. ||34||

ey srIrw myirAw iesu jg mih Awie kY ikAw quDu krm kmwieAw ]

ay sareeraa mayri-aa is jag meh aa-ay kai ki-aa tuDh karam kamaa-i-aa.

O my body, why have you come into this world? What actions have you committed?

ik krm kmwieAw quDu srIrw jw qU jg mih AwieAw ]

ke karam kamaa-i-aa tuDh sareeraa jaa too jag meh aa-i-aa.

And what actions have you committed, O my body, since you came into this world?

ijin hir qyrw rcnu ricAw so hir min n vswieAw ]

jin har tayraa rachan rachi-aa so har man na vasaa-i-aa.

The Lord who formed your form - you have not enshrined that Lord in your mind.

gur prswdI hir mMin visAw pUrib iliKAw pwieAw ]

gur parsaadee har man vasi-aa poorab likhi-aa paa-i-aa.

By Guru's Grace, the Lord abides within the mind, and one's pre-ordained destiny is fulfilled.

khY nwnku eyhu srIru prvwxu hoAw ijin siqgur isau icqu lwieAw ]35]

kahai naanak ayhu sareer parvaan ho-aa jin satgur si-o chit laa-i-aa. ||35||

Says Nanak, this body is adorned and honored, when one's consciousness is focused on the True Guru. ||35||

ey nyqRhu myirho hir qum mih joiq DrI hir ibnu Avru n dyKhu koeI ]

ay naytarahu mayriho har tum meh jot Dharee har bin avar na daykhhu ko-ee.

O my eyes, the Lord has infused His Light into you; do not look upon any other than the Lord.

hir ibnu Avru n dyKhu koeI ndrI hir inhwilAw ]

har bin avar na daykhhu ko-ee nadree har nihaali-aa.

Do not look upon any other than the Lord; the Lord alone is worthy of beholding.

eyhu ivsu sMswru qum dyKdy eyhu hir kw rUpu hY hir rUpu ndrI AwieAw ]

ayhu vis sansaar tum daykh-day ayhu har kaa roop hai har roop nadree aa-i-aa.

This whole world which you see is the image of the Lord; only the image of the Lord is seen.

gur prswdI buiJAw jw vyKw hir ieku hY hir ibnu Avru n koeI ]

gur parsaadee bujhi-aa jaa vaykhaa har ik hai har bin avar na ko-ee.

By Guru's Grace, I understand, and I see only the One Lord; there is no one except the Lord.

khY nwnku eyih nyqR AMD sy siqguir imilAY idb idRsit hoeI ]36]

kahai naanak ayhi naytar anDh say satgur mili-ai dib darisat ho-ee. ||36||

Says Nanak, these eyes were blind; but meeting the True Guru, they became all-seeing. ||36||

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