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Baarah Maahaa :Vaisaakh


vYswiK DIrin ikau vwFIAw ijnw pRym ibCohu ]

vaisaakh Dheeran ki-o vaadhee-aa jinaa paraym bichhohu.

In the month of Vaisaakh, how can the bride be patient? She is separated from her Beloved.

hir swjnu purKu ivswir kY lgI mwieAw Dohu ]

har saajan purakh visaar kai lagee maa-i-aa Dhohu.

She has forgotten the Lord, her Life-companion, her Master; she has become attached to Maya, the deceitful one.

puqR klqR n sMig Dnw hir AivnwsI Ehu ]

putar kaltar na sang Dhanaa har avinaasee oh.

Neither son, nor spouse, nor wealth shall go along with you-only the Eternal Lord.

plic plic sglI mueI JUTY DMDY mohu ]

palach palach saglee mu-ee jhoothai DhanDhai moh.

Entangled and enmeshed in the love of false occupations, the whole world is perishing.

ieksu hir ky nwm ibnu AgY leIAih Koih ]

ikas har kay naam bin agai la-ee-ah khohi.

Without the Naam, the Name of the One Lord, they lose their lives in the hereafter.

dXu ivswir ivgucxw pRB ibnu Avru n koie ]

da-yu visaar viguchnaa parabh bin avar na ko-ay.

Forgetting the Merciful Lord, they are ruined. Without God, there is no other at all.

pRIqm crxI jo lgy iqn kI inrml soie ]

pareetam charnee jo lagay tin kee nirmal so-ay.

Pure is the reputation of those who are attached to the Feet of the Beloved Lord.

nwnk kI pRB bynqI pRB imlhu prwpiq hoie ]

naanak kee parabh bayntee parabh milhu paraapat ho-ay.

Nanak makes this prayer to God: "Please, come and unite me with Yourself."

vYswKu suhwvw qW lgY jw sMqu BytY hir soie ]3]

vaisaakh suhaavaa taaN lagai jaa sant bhaytai har so-ay. ||3||

The month of Vaisaakh is beautiful and pleasant, when the Saint causes me to meet the Lord. ||3||

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