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Varan Bhai Gurdas Ji
Vaar 1
Translation by Dr Jodh Singh

Pauri49 Waheguru mantar

siqjug siqgur vwsdyv vwvw ivSnw nwm jpwvY]
duAwpr siqgur hrIikRSn hwhw hir hir nwm iDAwvY]
qRyqy siqgur rwm jI rwrw rwm jpy suK pwvY]
kiljug nwnk gur goibMd ggw goivMd nwm jpwvY]
cwry jwgy chu jugI pMcwiex ivc jwie smwvY]
cwroN ACr iek kr vwihgurU jp mMqR jpwvY]
jhW qy aupijAw iPr qhW smwvY ]ôù]ñ]

sathijug sathigur vaasudhaev vaavaa vishunaa naam jupaavai||
dhuaapur sathigur hureekrishun haahaa har har naam dhhiaavai||
thraethae sathigur raam jee raaraa raam jupae sukh paavai||
kalijug naanuk gur gobi(n)dh gugaa govi(n)dh naam jupaavai||
chaarae jaagae chuhu jugee pu(n)chaaein vich jaae sumaavai||
chaaro ashhur eik kur vaahiguroo jup mu(n)thr jupaavai||
jehaa(n) thae oupajiaa fir thehaa(n) sumaavai ||uu||u||

In Satyug, Visnu in the form of Vasudev is said to have incarnated and ‘V’ Of Vahiguru reminds of Visnu.
The true Guru of dvapar is said to be Harikrsna and ‘H’ of Vahiguru reminds of Hari.
In the the treta was Ram and ‘R’ of Vahiguru tells that rembering Ram will produce joy and happiness.
In kalijug, Gobind is in the form of Nanak and ‘G’ of Vahiguru gets Govind recited.
The recitations o f all the four ages subsume in Panchayan i.e. in the soul of the common man.
When joining four letters Vahiguru is remembered,
The jiv merges again in its origin. will strive to be most comprehensive directory of Historical Gurudwaras and Non Historical Gurudwaras around the world.

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