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Asa di Vaar: :Pauri 15

pauVI ] (471-12)



swihbu hoie dieAwlu ikrpw kry qw sweI kwr krwiesI ] (471-12, Awsw, mÚ 1)

saahib ho-ay da-i-aal kirpaa karay taa saa-ee kaar karaa-isee.

One, upon whom the Merciful Lord bestows His Grace, performs His service.

so syvku syvw kry ijs no hukmu mnwiesI ] (471-12, Awsw, mÚ 1)

so sayvak sayvaa karay jis no hukam manaa-isee.

That servant, whom the Lord causes to obey the Order of His Will, serves Him.

hukim mMinAY hovY prvwxu qw KsmY kw mhlu pwiesI ] (471-13, Awsw, mÚ 1)

hukam mani-ai hovai parvaan taa khasmai kaa mahal paa-isee.

Obeying the Order of His Will, he becomes acceptable, and then, he obtains the Mansion of the Lord's Presence.

KsmY BwvY so kry mnhu icMidAw so Plu pwiesI ] (471-14, Awsw, mÚ 1)

khasmai bhaavai so karay manhu chindi-aa so fal paa-isee.

One who acts to please His Lord and Master, obtains the fruits of his mind's desires.

qw drgh pYDw jwiesI ]15] (471-14, Awsw, mÚ 1)

taa dargeh paiDhaa jaa-isee. ||15||

Then, he goes to the Court of the Lord, wearing robes of honor. ||15||

slok mÚ 1 ] (471-14)

salok mehlaa 1.

Shalok, First Mehl:

gaU ibrwhmx kau kru lwvhu gobir qrxu n jweI ] (471-15, Awsw, mÚ 1)

ga-oo biraahman ka-o kar laavhu gobar taran na jaa-ee.

They tax the cows and the Brahmins, but the cow-dung they apply to their kitchen will not save them.

DoqI itkw qY jpmwlI Dwnu mlyCW KweI ] (471-15, Awsw, mÚ 1)

Dhotee tikaa tai japmaalee Dhaan malaychhaaN khaa-ee.

They wear their loin cloths, apply ritual frontal marks to their foreheads, and carry their rosaries, but they eat food with the Muslims.

AMqir pUjw pVih kqybw sMjmu qurkw BweI ] (471-16, Awsw, mÚ 1)

antar poojaa parheh kataybaa sanjam turkaa bhaa-ee.

O Siblings of Destiny, you perform devotional worship indoors, but read the Islamic sacred texts, and adopt the Muslim way of life.

CofIly pwKMfw ] (471-16, Awsw, mÚ 1)

chhodeelay paakhandaa.

Renounce your hypocrisy!

nwim lieAY jwih qrMdw ]1] (471-16, Awsw, mÚ 1)

naam la-i-ai jaahi tarandaa. ||1||

Taking the Naam, the Name of the Lord, you shall swim across. ||1||

mÚ 1 ] (471-17)

mehlaa 1.

First Mehl:

mwxs Kwxy krih invwj ] (471-17, Awsw, mÚ 1)

maanas khaanay karahi nivaaj.

The man-eaters say their prayers.

CurI vgwiein iqn gil qwg ] (471-17, Awsw, mÚ 1)

chhuree vagaa-in tin gal taag.

Those who wield the knife wear the sacred thread around their necks.

iqn Gir bRhmx pUrih nwd ] (471-17, Awsw, mÚ 1)

tin ghar barahman pooreh naad.

In their homes, the Brahmins sound the conch.

aun@w iB Awvih EeI swd ] (471-18, Awsw, mÚ 1)

unHaa bhe aavahi o-ee saad.

They too have the same taste.

kUVI rwis kUVw vwpwru ] (471-18, Awsw, mÚ 1)

koorhee raas koorhaa vaapaar.

False is their capital, and false is their trade.

kUVu boil krih Awhwru ] (471-18, Awsw, mÚ 1)

koorh bol karahi aahaar.

Speaking falsehood, they take their food.

srm Drm kw fyrw dUir ] (471-18, Awsw, mÚ 1)

saram Dharam kaa dayraa door.

The home of modesty and Dharma is far from them.

nwnk kUVu rihAw BrpUir ] (471-19, Awsw, mÚ 1)

naanak koorh rahi-aa bharpoor.

O Nanak, they are totally permeated with falsehood.

mQY itkw qyiV DoqI kKweI ] (471-19, Awsw, mÚ 1)

mathai tikaa tayrh Dhotee kakhaa-ee.

The sacred marks are on their foreheads, and the saffron loin-cloths are around their waists;

hiQ CurI jgq kwsweI ] (471-19, Awsw, mÚ 1)

hath chhuree jagat kaasaa-ee.

in their hands they hold the knives - they are the butchers of the world!

pMnw 472

nIl vsqR pihir hovih prvwxu ] (472-1, Awsw, mÚ 1)

neel vastar pahir hoveh parvaan.

Wearing blue robes, they seek the approval of the Muslim rulers.

mlyC Dwnu ly pUjih purwxu ] (472-1, Awsw, mÚ 1)

malaychh Dhaan lay poojeh puraan.

Accepting bread from the Muslim rulers, they still worship the Puraanas.

ABwiKAw kw kuTw bkrw Kwxw ] (472-1, Awsw, mÚ 1)

abhaakhi-aa kaa kuthaa bakraa khaanaa.

They eat the meat of the goats, killed after the Muslim prayers are read over them,

cauky aupir iksY n jwxw ] (472-2, Awsw, mÚ 1)

cha-ukay upar kisai na jaanaa.

but they do not allow anyone else to enter their kitchen areas.

dy kY caukw kFI kwr ] (472-2, Awsw, mÚ 1)

day kai cha-ukaa kadhee kaar.

They draw lines around them, plastering the ground with cow-dung.

aupir Awie bYTy kUiVAwr ] (472-2, Awsw, mÚ 1)

upar aa-ay baithay koorhi-aar.

The false come and sit within them.

mqu iBtY vy mqu iBtY ] iehu AMnu Aswfw iPtY ] (472-3, Awsw, mÚ 1)

mat bhitai vay mat bhitai. ih ann asaadaa fitai.

They cry out, "Do not touch our food, or it will be polluted!"

qin iPtY PyV kryin ] (472-3, Awsw, mÚ 1)

tan fitai fayrh karayn.

But with their polluted bodies, they commit evil deeds.

min jUTY culI Bryin ] (472-3, Awsw, mÚ 1)

man joothai chulee bharayn.

With filthy minds, they try to cleanse their mouths.

khu nwnk scu iDAweIAY ] (472-3, Awsw, mÚ 1)

kaho naanak sach Dhi-aa-ee-ai.

Says Nanak, meditate on the True Lord.

suic hovY qw scu pweIAY ]2] (472-4, Awsw, mÚ 1)

such hovai taa sach paa-ee-ai. ||2||

If you are pure, you will obtain the True Lord. ||2||

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