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Baarah Maahaa bwrh mwhw

bwrh mwhw mWJ mhlw 5 Gru 4

baarah maahaa maaNjh mehlaa 5 ghar 4

Baarah Maahaa ~ The Twelve Months: Maajh, Fifth Mehl, Fourth House:

<> siqgur pRswid ]

ik-oNkaar satgur parsaad.

One Universal Creator God. By The Grace Of The True Guru:

ikriq krm ky vICuVy kir ikrpw mylhu rwm ]

kirat karam kay veechhurhay kar kirpaa maylhu raam.

By the actions we have committed, we are separated from You. Please show Your Mercy, and unite us with Yourself, Lord.

cwir kuMt dh ids BRmy Qik Awey pRB kI swm ]

chaar kunt dah dis bharamay thak aa-ay parabh kee saam.

We have grown weary of wandering to the four corners of the earth and in the ten directions. We have come to Your Sanctuary, God.

Dynu duDY qy bwhrI ikqY n AwvY kwm ]

Dhayn duDhai tay baahree kitai na aavai kaam.

Without milk, a cow serves no purpose.

jl ibnu swK kumlwvqI aupjih nwhI dwm ]

jal bin saakh kumlaavatee upjahi naahee daam.

Without water, the crop withers, and it will not bring a good price.

hir nwh n imlIAY swjnY kq pweIAY ibsrwm ]

har naah na milee-ai saajnai kat paa-ee-ai bisraam.

If we do not meet the Lord, our Friend, how can we find our place of rest?

ijqu Gir hir kMqu n pRgteI BiT ngr sy gRwm ]

jit ghar har kant na pargata-ee bhath nagar say garaam.

Those homes, those hearts, in which the Husband Lord is not manifest-those towns and villages are like burning furnaces.

sRb sIgwr qMbol rs sxu dyhI sB Kwm ]

sarab seegaar tambol ras san dayhee sabh khaam.

All decorations, the chewing of betel to sweeten the breath, and the body itself, are all useless and vain.

pRB suAwmI kMq ivhUxIAw mIq sjx siB jwm ]

parabh su-aamee kant vihoonee-aa meet sajan sabh jaam.

Without God, our Husband, our Lord and Master, all friends and companions are like the Messenger of Death.

nwnk kI bynµqIAw kir ikrpw dIjY nwmu ]

naanak kee banantee-aa kar kirpaa deejai naam.

This is Nanak's prayer: "Please show Your Mercy, and bestow Your Name.

hir mylhu suAwmI sMig pRB ijs kw inhcl Dwm ]1]

har maylhu su-aamee sang parabh jis kaa nihchal Dhaam. ||1||

O my Lord and Master, please unite me with Yourself, O God, in the Eternal Mansion of Your Presence". ||1||

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