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Varan Bhai Gurdas Ji
Vaar 1
Translation by Dr Jodh Singh


Pauri27 Rise of Guru Nanak

siqgur nwnk pRgitAw imtI DuMD jg cwnx hoAw]
ijauN kr sUrj inkilAw qwry Cpy AMDyr ploAw]
isMG buky imrgwvlI BMnI jwey n DIr DroAw]
ijQY bwbw pYr DrY pUjw Awsx Qwpx soAw]
isD Awsx sB jgq dy nwnk Awd mqy jy koAw]
Gr Gr AMdr Drmswl hovY kIrqn sdw ivsoAw]
bwby qwry cwr ck nO KMf ipRQmI scw FoAw]
gurmuK kil ivc prgt hoAw ]ò÷]
sathigur naanuk prugattiaa mittee dhhu(n)dhh jug chaanun hoaa||
jio kur sooruj nikaliaa thaarae shhupae a(n)dhhaer puloaa||
si(n)gh bukae mirugaavulee bhu(n)nee jaaeae n dhheer dhhuroaa||
jithhai baabaa pair dhhurai poojaa aasun thhaapun soaa||
sidhh aasun subh juguth dhae naanuk aadh muthae jae koaa||
ghur ghur a(n)dhur dhhurumusaal hovai keeruthun sudhaa visoaa||
baabae thaarae chaar chuk nu khu(n)dd prithhumee suchaa dtoaa||
gurumukh kal vich purugutt hoaa ||uu||


With the emergence of the true Guru Nanak, the mist cleared and the light scattered all around.
As if at the sun rise the stars disappeared and the darkness dispelled.
With the roar of the lion in the forest the flocks of escaping deer now cannot have endurance.
Wherever Baba put his feet, a religious place was erected and established.
All the siddh-places now have been renamed on the name of Nanak.
Everyhome has become a place of dharma where singing.
Baba liberated all four directions and nine divisions of earth.
Gurmukh (Guru Nanak) has emerged in this kaliyug, the dark age.

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