Thursday, October 27, 2016
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Baarah Maahaa : Katak

kiqik krm kmwvxy dosu n kwhU jogu ]

katik karam kamaavnay dos na kaahoo jog.

In the month of Katak, do good deeds. Do not try to blame anyone else.

prmysr qy BuilAW ivAwpin sBy rog ]

parmaysar tay bhuli-aaN vi-aapan sabhay rog.

Forgetting the Transcendent Lord, all sorts of illnesses are contracted.

vymuK hoey rwm qy lgin jnm ivjog ]

vaimukh ho-ay raam tay lagan janam vijog.

Those who turn their backs on the Lord shall be separated from Him and consigned to reincarnation, over and over again.

iKn mih kauVy hoie gey ijqVy mwieAw Bog ]

khin meh ka-urhay ho-ay ga-ay jit-rhay maa-i-aa bhog.

In an instant, all of Maya's sensual pleasures turn bitter.

ivcu n koeI kir skY iks QY rovih roj ]

vich na ko-ee kar sakai kis thai roveh roj.

No one can then serve as your intermediary. Unto whom can we turn and cry?

kIqw ikCU n hoveI iliKAw Duir sMjog ]

keetaa kichhoo na hova-ee likhi-aa Dhur sanjog.

By one's own actions, nothing can be done; destiny was pre-determined from the very beginning.

vfBwgI myrw pRBu imlY qW auqrih siB ibEg ]

vadbhaagee mayraa parabh milai taaN utreh sabh bi-og.

By great good fortune, I meet my God, and then all pain of separation departs.

nwnk kau pRB rwiK lyih myry swihb bMdI moc ]

naanak ka-o parabh raakh layhi mayray saahib bandee moch.

Please protect Nanak, God; O my Lord and Master, please release me from bondage.

kiqk hovY swDsMgu ibnsih sBy soc ]9]

katik hovai saaDhsang binsahi sabhay soch. ||9||

In Katak, in the Company of the Holy, all anxiety vanishes. ||9||

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