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Varan Bhai Gurdas Ji
Vaar 1
Translation by Dr Jodh Singh

Pauri 37 Cycle of the true Name

gVH bgdwd invwiekY mkw mdInw sB invwXw] (1-37-1)
isD cOrwsIh mMflI Kt drSn pwKMf jxwXw] (1-37-2)
pwqwlW AwkwS lK ij`qI DrqI jgq sbwXw] (1-37-3)
ijqI nvKMf mydnI sqnwm kw ckR iPrwXw] (1-37-4)
dyvdwno rwks dYNq sB icqR gupq sB crnI lwXw] (1-37-5)
ieMdRwsx Ap`CrW rwg rwgnI mMgl gwXw] (1-37-6)
ihMdU muslmwn invwieAw ]37] (1-37-7)

Gar Baghdad nivaikai Maka Madina sabhe nivaia.
Sidh chaurasih mandali khati darasani pakhandi jinaia.
Patala akas lakh jiti dharati jagat sabaia.
Jite navkhand medina satinamu da chakar phiraia.
Dev dano rakasi dait sabh chiti gupati sabhi charani laia.
Indrasani apachhara rag ragani mangalu gaia.
Bhaia anand jagatu vichi kali taran Guru Nanak aia.
Hindu Musalmani nivaia.

After making Baghdad, the citadel (of pirs) bow, Mecca, Madina, and, all were humbled. He (Baba Nanak) subjugated and eighty four siddhs amd the hypocrisies of the six schools of Indian philosophy. Lacs of underworlds, the skies, earths and the whole world were conquered. Subjugating all the nine divisions of earth he established the cycle of satinam, the true name. All the gods, demons, raksasa, daitys, Chitragupt et al. bowed at his feet. Indra and his nymphs sand auspicious songs. The world filled with joy Because Guru Nanak came to give deliverance to the kaliyug. He made Hindu-Muslim humble and suppliant. will strive to be most comprehensive directory of Historical Gurudwaras and Non Historical Gurudwaras around the world.

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