Friday, October 21, 2016
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Varan Bhai Gurdas Ji
Vaar 2
Translation by Dr Jodh Singh

Pauri7 Example of water

pwxI kwly rMg ivc ijauN kwlw id`sY]
r`qw rqy rMg ivc iml myl silsY]
pIly pIlw hoie imlY ihq joeI ivsY]
swvw swvy rMg iml sB rMg sir`sY]
q`qw TMFw hoiekY ihq ijs iq`sY]
Awpy Awp vrqdw gurmuK suK ij`sY ]÷]
paanee kaalae ru(n)g vich jio kaalaa dhsiai||
ruuthaa ruthae ru(n)g vich mil mael salisai||
peelae peelaa hoe milai hith joee visai||
saavaa saavae ru(n)g mil subh ru(n)g sarsiai||
thuuthaa t(h)u(n)dtaa hoeikai hith jis thsiai||
aapae aap vuruthudhaa gurumukh sukh jsiai ||u||

As water mixed with black dye looks black
And mixed with red water becomes red;
It turns out to be yellow adding yellow dye;
And with the green becomes pleasure-giving green.
According to the seasons it becomes hot or cold.
Likewise, the Lord God operates to the needs(of creatures). The Guru-oriented (gurmukh) who is full of joy understands this mystery. will strive to be most comprehensive directory of Historical Gurudwaras and Non Historical Gurudwaras around the world.

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