Sunday, October 23, 2016
Gateway to Sikhism

Dukh Bhanjani Sahib

durqu gvwieAw hir pRiB Awpy sBu sMswru aubwirAw ] (620-1, soriT, mÚ 5)

durat gavaa-i-aa har parabh aapay sabh sansaar ubaari-aa.

The Lord God Himself has rid the whole world of its sins, and saved it.

pwrbRhim pRiB ikrpw DwrI Apxw ibrdu smwirAw ]1] (620-2, soriT, mÚ 5)

paarbarahm parabh kirpaa Dhaaree apnaa birad samaari-aa. ||1||

The Supreme Lord God extended His mercy, and confirmed His innate nature. ||1||

hoeI rwjy rwm kI rKvwlI ] (620-2, soriT, mÚ 5)

ho-ee raajay raam kee rakhvaalee.

I have attained the Protective Sanctuary of the Lord, my King.

sUK shj Awnd gux gwvhu mnu qnu dyh suKwlI ] rhwau ] (620-3, soriT, mÚ 5)

sookh sahj aanad gun gaavhu man tan dayh sukhaalee. rahaa-o.

In celestial peace and ecstasy, I sing the Glorious Praises of the Lord, and my mind, body and being are at peace. ||Pause||

piqq auDwrxu siqguru myrw moih iqs kw Brvwsw ] (620-3, soriT, mÚ 5)

patit uDhaaran satgur mayraa mohi tis kaa bharvaasaa.

My True Guru is the Savior of sinners; I have placed my trust and faith in Him.

bKis ley siB scY swihib suix nwnk kI Ardwsw ]2]17]45] (620-4, soriT, mÚ 5)

bakhas la-ay sabh sachai saahib sun naanak kee ardaasaa. ||2||17||45||

The True Lord has heard Nanak's prayer, and He has forgiven everything. ||2||17||45||

soriT mhlw 5 ] (620-5)

sorath mehlaa 5.

Sorat'h, Fifth Mehl:

bKisAw pwrbRhm prmysir sgly rog ibdwry ] (620-5, soriT, mÚ 5)

bakhsi-aa paarbarahm parmaysar saglay rog bidaaray.

The Supreme Lord God, the Transcendent Lord, has forgiven me, and all diseases have been cured.

gur pUry kI srxI aubry kwrj sgl svwry ]1] (620-5, soriT, mÚ 5)

gur pooray kee sarnee ubray kaaraj sagal savaaray. ||1||

Those who come to the Sanctuary of the True Guru are saved, and all their affairs are resolved. ||1||

hir jin ismirAw nwm ADwir ] (620-6, soriT, mÚ 5)

har jan simri-aa naam aDhaar.

The Lord's humble servant meditates in remembrance on the Naam, the Name of the Lord; this is his only support.

qwpu auqwirAw siqguir pUrY ApxI ikrpw Dwir ] rhwau ] (620-6, soriT, mÚ 5)

taap utaari-aa satgur poorai apnee kirpaa Dhaar. rahaa-o.

The Perfect True Guru extended His Mercy, and the fever has been dispelled. ||Pause||

sdw Anµd krh myry ipAwry hir goivdu guir rwiKAw ] (620-7, soriT, mÚ 5)

sadaa anand karah mayray pi-aaray har govid gur raakhi-aa.

So celebrate and be happy, my beloveds - the Guru has saved Hargobind.

vfI vifAweI nwnk krqy kI swcu sbdu siq BwiKAw ]2]18]46] (620-7, soriT, mÚ 5)

vadee vadi-aa-ee naanak kartay kee saach sabad sat bhaakhi-aa. ||2||18||46||

Great is the glorious greatness of the Creator, O Nanak; True is the Word of His Shabad, and True is the sermon of His Teachings. ||2||18||46||

soriT mÚ 5 ] (618-8)

sorath mehlaa 5.

Sorat'h, Fifth Mehl:

Bey ik®pwl gurU goivMdw sgl mnorQ pwey ] (618-8, soriT, mÚ 5)

bha-ay kirpaal guroo govindaa sagal manorath paa-ay.

The Guru, the Lord of the Universe, became merciful to me, and I obtained all of my mind's desires.

AsiQr Bey lwig hir crxI goivMd ky gux gwey ]1] (618-9, soriT, mÚ 5)

asthir bha-ay laag har charnee govind kay gun gaa-ay. ||1||

I have become stable and steady, touching the Lord's Feet, and singing the Glorious Praises of the Lord of the Universe. ||1||

Blo smUrqu pUrw ] (618-9, soriT, mÚ 5)

bhalo samoorat pooraa.

It is a good time, a perfectly auspicious time.

sWiq shj Awnµd nwmu jip vwjy Anhd qUrw ]1] rhwau ] (618-9, soriT, mÚ 5)

saaNt sahj aanand naam jap vaajay anhad tooraa. ||1|| rahaa-o.

I am in celestial peace, tranquility and ecstasy, chanting the Naam, the Name of the Lord; the unstruck melody of the sound current vibrates and resounds. ||1||Pause||

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