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Asa di Vaar: :Pauri 8

pauVI ] (467-10)

pa-orhee.

Pauree:8

scw swihbu eyku qUM ijin sco scu vrqwieAw ] (467-10, Awsw, mÚ 1)

sachaa saahib ayk tooN jin sacho sach vartaa-i-aa.

You alone are the True Lord. The Truth of Truths is pervading everywhere.

ijsu qUM dyih iqsu imlY scu qw iqn@I scu kmwieAw ] (467-10, Awsw, mÚ 1)

jis tooN deh tis milai sach taa tinHee sach kamaa-i-aa.

He alone receives the Truth, unto whom You give it; then, he practices Truth.

siqguir imilAY scu pwieAw ijn@ kY ihrdY scu vswieAw ] (467-11, Awsw, mÚ 1)

satgur mili-ai sach paa-i-aa jinH kai hirdai sach vasaa-i-aa.

Meeting the True Guru, Truth is found. In His Heart, Truth is abiding.

mUrK scu n jwxn@I mnmuKI jnmu gvwieAw ] (467-12, Awsw, mÚ 1)

moorakh sach na jaananHee manmukhee janam gavaa-i-aa.

The fools do not know the Truth. The self-willed manmukhs waste their lives away in vain.

ivic dunIAw kwhy AwieAw ]8] (467-12, Awsw, mÚ 1)

vich dunee-aa kaahay aa-i-aa. ||8||

Why have they even come into the world? ||8||

sloku mÚ 1 ] (467-13)

salok mehlaa 1.

Shalok, First Mehl:

piV piV gfI ldIAih piV piV BrIAih swQ ] (467-13, Awsw, mÚ 1)

parh parh gadee ladee-ah parh parh bharee-ah saath.

You may read and read loads of books; you may read and study vast multitudes of books.

piV piV byVI pweIAY piV piV gfIAih Kwq ] (467-13, Awsw, mÚ 1)

parh parh bayrhee paa-ee-ai parh parh gadee-ah khaat.

You may read and read boat-loads of books; you may read and read and fill pits with them.

pVIAih jyqy brs brs pVIAih jyqy mws ] (467-14, Awsw, mÚ 1)

parhee-ah jaytay baras baras parhee-ah jaytay maas.

You may read them year after year; you may read them as many months are there are.

pVIAY jyqI Awrjw pVIAih jyqy sws ] (467-14, Awsw, mÚ 1)

parhee-ai jaytee aarjaa parhee-ah jaytay saas.

You may read them all your life; you may read them with every breath.

nwnk lyKY iek gl horu haumY JKxw JwK ]1] (467-15, Awsw, mÚ 1)

naanak laykhai ik gal hor ha-umai jhakh-naa jhaakh. ||1||

O Nanak, only one thing is of any account: everything else is useless babbling and idle talk in ego. ||1||

mÚ 1 ] (467-15)

mehlaa 1.

First Mehl:

iliK iliK piVAw ] (467-15, Awsw, mÚ 1)

likh likh parhi-aa.

The more one write and reads,

qyqw kiVAw ] (467-15, Awsw, mÚ 1)

taytaa karhi-aa.

the more one burns.

bhu qIrQ BivAw ] (467-15, Awsw, mÚ 1)

baho tirath bhavi-aa.

The more one wanders at sacred shrines of pilgrimage,

qyqo livAw ] (467-16, Awsw, mÚ 1)

tayto lavi-aa.

the more one talks uselessly.

bhu ByK kIAw dyhI duKu dIAw ] (467-16, Awsw, mÚ 1)

baho bhaykh kee-aa dayhee dukh dee-aa.

The more one wears religious robes, the more pain he causes his body.

shu vy jIAw Apxw kIAw ] (467-16, Awsw, mÚ 1)

saho vay jee-aa apnaa kee-aa.

O my soul, you must endure the consequences of your own actions.

AMnu n KwieAw swdu gvwieAw ] (467-16, Awsw, mÚ 1)

ann na khaa-i-aa saad gavaa-i-aa.

One who does not eat the corn, misses out on the taste.

bhu duKu pwieAw dUjw BwieAw ] (467-17, Awsw, mÚ 1)

baho dukh paa-i-aa doojaa bhaa-i-aa.

One obtains great pain, in the love of duality.

bsqR n pihrY ] (467-17, Awsw, mÚ 1)

bastar na pahirai.

One who does not wear any clothes,

Aihinis khrY ] (467-17, Awsw, mÚ 1)

ahinis kahrai.

suffers night and day.

moin ivgUqw ] (467-17, Awsw, mÚ 1)

mon vigootaa.

Through silence, he is ruined.

ikau jwgY gur ibnu sUqw ] (467-18, Awsw, mÚ 1)

ki-o jaagai gur bin sootaa.

How can the sleeping one be awakened without the Guru?

pg aupyqwxw ] (467-18, Awsw, mÚ 1)

pag upaytaanaa.

One who goes barefoot

Apxw kIAw kmwxw ] (467-18, Awsw, mÚ 1)

apnaa kee-aa kamaanaa.

suffers by his own actions.

Alu mlu KweI isir CweI pweI ] (467-18, Awsw, mÚ 1)

al mal khaa-ee sir chhaa-ee paa-ee.

One who eats filth and throws ashes on his head

mUriK AMDY piq gvweI ] (467-19, Awsw, mÚ 1)

moorakh anDhai pat gavaa-ee.

- the blind fool loses his honor.

ivxu nwvY ikCu Qwie n pweI ] (467-19, Awsw, mÚ 1)

vin naavai kichh thaa-ay na paa-ee.

Without the Name, nothing is of any use.

rhY bybwxI mVI mswxI ] (467-19, Awsw, mÚ 1)

rahai baybaanee marhee masaanee.

One who lives in the wilderness, in cemetaries and cremation grounds

AMDu n jwxY iPir pCuqwxI ] (467-19, Awsw, mÚ 1)

anDh na jaanai fir pachhutaanee.

- that blind man does not know the Lord; he regrets and repents in the end.

pMnw 468

siqguru Byty so suKu pwey ] (468-1, Awsw, mÚ 1)

satgur bhaytay so sukh paa-ay.

One who meets the True Guru finds peace.

hir kw nwmu mMin vswey ] (468-1, Awsw, mÚ 1)

har kaa naam man vasaa-ay.

He enshrines the Name of the Lord in his mind.

nwnk ndir kry so pwey ] (468-1, Awsw, mÚ 1)

naanak nadar karay so paa-ay.

O Nanak, when the Lord grants His Grace, He is obtained.

Aws AMdysy qy inhkyvlu haumY sbid jlwey ]2] (468-2, Awsw, mÚ 1)

aas andaysay tay nihkayval ha-umai sabad jalaa-ay. ||2||

He becomes free of hope and fear, and burns away his ego with the Word of the Shabad. ||2||

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