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pauVI ] (466-19)

pa-orhee.

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syv kIqI sMqoKIe^ØI ijn@I sco scu iDAwieAw ] (466-19, Awsw, mÚ 2)

sayv keetee santokhee-eeN jinHee sacho sach Dhi-aa-i-aa.

Those who serve are content. They meditate on the Truest of the True.

pMnw 467

En@I mMdY pYru n riKE kir suik®qu Drmu kmwieAw ] (467-1, Awsw, mÚ 2)

onHee mandai pair na rakhi-o kar sukarit Dharam kamaa-i-aa.

They do not place their feet in sin, but do good deeds and live righteously in Dharma.

En@I dunIAw qoVy bMDnw AMnu pwxI QoVw KwieAw ] (467-1, Awsw, mÚ 2)

onHee dunee-aa torhay banDhnaa ann paanee thorhaa khaa-i-aa.

They burn away the bonds of the world, and eat a simple diet of grain and water.

qUM bKsIsI Aglw inq dyvih cVih svwieAw ] (467-2, Awsw, mÚ 2)

tooN bakhseesee aglaa nit dayveh charheh savaa-i-aa.

You are the Great Forgiver; You give continually, more and more each day.

vifAweI vfw pwieAw ]7] (467-3, Awsw, mÚ 2)

vadi-aa-ee vadaa paa-i-aa. ||7||

By His greatness, the Great Lord is obtained. ||7||

slok mÚ 1 ] (467-3)

salok mehlaa 1.

Shalok, First Mehl:

purKW ibrKW qIrQW qtW myGW KyqWh ] (467-3, Awsw, mÚ 1)

purkhaaN birkhaaN teerthaaN tataaN mayghaaN khaytaaNh.

Men, trees, sacred shrines of pilgrimage, banks of sacred rivers, clouds, fields,

dIpW loAW mMflW KMfW vrBMfWh ] (467-3, Awsw, mÚ 1)

deepaaN lo-aaN mandlaaN khandaaN varbhandaaNh.

islands, continents, worlds, solar systems, and universes;

AMfj jyrj auqBujW KwxI syqjWh ] (467-4, Awsw, mÚ 1)

andaj jayraj ut-bhujaaN khaanee saytjaaNh.

the four sources of creation - born of eggs, born of the womb, born of the earth and born of sweat;

so imiq jwxY nwnkw srW myrW jMqwh ] (467-4, Awsw, mÚ 1)

so mit jaanai naankaa saraaN mayraaN jantaah.

oceans, mountains, and all beings - O Nanak, He alone knows their condition.

nwnk jMq aupwie kY sMmwly sBnwh ] (467-5, Awsw, mÚ 1)

naanak jant upaa-ay kai sammaalay sabhnaah.

O Nanak, having created the living beings, He cherishes them all.

ijin krqY krxw kIAw icMqw iB krxI qwh ] (467-5, Awsw, mÚ 1)

jin kartai karnaa kee-aa chintaa bhe karnee taah.

The Creator who created the creation, takes care of it as well.

so krqw icMqw kry ijin aupwieAw jgu ] (467-5, Awsw, mÚ 1)

so kartaa chintaa karay jin upaa-i-aa jag.

He, the Creator who formed the world, cares for it.

iqsu johwrI suAsiq iqsu iqsu dIbwxu ABgu ] (467-6, Awsw, mÚ 1)

tis johaaree su-asat tis tis deebaan abhag.

Unto Him I bow and offer my reverence; His Royal Court is eternal.

nwnk scy nwm ibnu ikAw itkw ikAw qgu ]1] (467-6, Awsw, mÚ 1)

naanak sachay naam bin ki-aa tikaa ki-aa tag. ||1||

O Nanak, without the True Name, of what use is the frontal mark of the Hindus, or their sacred thread? ||1||

mÚ 1 ] (467-7)

mehlaa 1.

First Mehl:

lK nykIAw cMigAweIAw lK puMnw prvwxu ] (467-7, Awsw, mÚ 1)

lakh naykee-aa chang-aa-ee-aa lakh punnaa parvaan.

Hundreds of thousands of virtues and good actions, and hundreds of thousands of blessed charities,

lK qp aupir qIrQW shj jog bybwx ] (467-7, Awsw, mÚ 1)

lakh tap upar teerthaaN sahj jog baybaan.

hundreds of thousands of penances at sacred shrines, and the practice of Sehj Yoga in the wilderness,

lK sUrqx sMgrwm rx mih Cutih prwx ] (467-8, Awsw, mÚ 1)

lakh soortan sangraam ran meh chhuteh paraan.

hundreds of thousands of courageous actions and giving up the breath of life on the field of battle,

lK surqI lK igAwn iDAwn pVIAih pwT purwx ] (467-8, Awsw, mÚ 1)

lakh surtee lakh gi-aan Dhi-aan parhee-ah paath puraan.

hundreds of thousands of divine understandings, hundreds of thousands of divine wisdoms and meditations and readings of the Vedas and the Puraanas

ijin krqY krxw kIAw iliKAw Awvx jwxu ] (467-9, Awsw, mÚ 1)

jin kartai karnaa kee-aa likhi-aa aavan jaan.

- before the Creator who created the creation, and who ordained coming and going,

nwnk mqI imiQAw krmu scw nIswxu ]2] (467-9, Awsw, mÚ 1)

naanak matee mithi-aa karam sachaa neesaan. ||2||

O Nanak, all these things are false. True is the Insignia of His Grace. ||2||

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