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Asa di Vaar: :Pauri 16

pauVI ] (472-4)



icqY AMdir sBu ko vyiK ndrI hyiT clwiedw ] (472-4, Awsw, mÚ 1)

chitai andar sabh ko vaykh nadree hayth chalaa-idaa.

All are within Your mind; You see and move them under Your Glance of Grace, O Lord.

Awpy dy vifAweIAw Awpy hI krm krwiedw ] (472-5, Awsw, mÚ 1)

aapay day vadi-aa-ee-aa aapay hee karam karaa-idaa.

You Yourself grant them glory, and You Yourself cause them to act.

vfhu vfw vf mydnI isry isir DMDY lwiedw ] (472-5, Awsw, mÚ 1)

vadahu vadaa vad maydnee siray sir DhanDhai laa-idaa.

The Lord is the greatest of the great; great is His world. He enjoins all to their tasks.

ndir aupTI jy kry sulqwnw Gwhu krwiedw ] (472-6, Awsw, mÚ 1)

nadar upthee jay karay sultaanaa ghaahu karaa-idaa.

If he should cast an angry glance, He can transform kings into blades of grass.

dir mMgin iBK n pwiedw ]16] (472-6, Awsw, mÚ 1)

dar mangan bhikh na paa-idaa. ||16||

Even though they may beg from door to door, no one will give them charity. ||16||

sloku mÚ 1 ] (472-7)

salok mehlaa 1.

Shalok, First Mehl:

jy mohwkw Gru muhY Gru muih ipqrI dyie ] (472-7, Awsw, mÚ 1)

jay mohaakaa ghar muhai ghar muhi pitree day-ay.

The thief robs a house, and offers the stolen goods to his ancestors.

AgY vsqu is\wxIAY ipqrI cor kryie ] (472-7, Awsw, mÚ 1)

agai vasat sinjaanee-ai pitree chor karay-i.

In the world hereafter, this is recognized, and his ancestors are considered thieves as well.

vFIAih hQ dlwl ky musPI eyh kryie ] (472-8, Awsw, mÚ 1)

vadhee-ah hath dalaal kay musfee ayh karay-i.

The hands of the go-between are cut off; this is the Lord's justice.

nwnk AgY so imlY ij Kty Gwly dyie ]1] (472-8, Awsw, mÚ 1)

naanak agai so milai je khatay ghaalay day-ay. ||1||

O Nanak, in the world hereafter, that alone is received, which one gives to the needy from his own earnings and labor. ||1||

mÚ 1 ] (472-8)

mehlaa 1.

First Mehl:

ijau jorU isrnwvxI AwvY vwro vwr ] (472-9, Awsw, mÚ 1)

ji-o joroo sirnaavanee aavai vaaro vaar.

As a woman has her periods, month after month,

jUTy jUTw muiK vsY inq inq hoie KuAwru ] (472-9, Awsw, mÚ 1)

joothay joothaa mukh vasai nit nit ho-ay khu-aar.

so does falsehood dwell in the mouth of the false; they suffer forever, again and again.

sUcy eyih n AwKIAih bhin ij ipMfw Doie ] (472-9, Awsw, mÚ 1)

soochay ayhi na aakhee-ahi bahan je pindaa Dho-ay.

They are not called pure, who sit down after merely washing their bodies.

sUcy syeI nwnkw ijn min visAw soie ]2] (472-10, Awsw, mÚ 1)

soochay say-ee naankaa jin man vasi-aa so-ay. ||2||

Only they are pure, O Nanak, within whose minds the Lord abides. ||2||

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