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jYsy jl qy budbudw aupjY ibnsY nIq ]

jaisay jal tay budbudaa upjai binsai neet.

As the bubbles in the water well up and disappear again,

jg rcnw qYsy rcI khu nwnk suin mIq ]25]

jag rachnaa taisay rachee kaho naanak sun meet. ||25||

so is the universe created; says Nanak, listen, O my friend! ||25||

pRwnI kCU n cyqeI mid mwieAw kY AMDu ]

paraanee kachhoo na chayt-ee mad maa-i-aa kai anDh.

The mortal does not remember the Lord, even for a moment; he is blinded by the wine of Maya.

khu nwnk ibnu hir Bjn prq qwih jm PMD ]26]

kaho naanak bin har bhajan parat taahi jam fanDh. ||26||

Says Nanak, without meditating on the Lord, he is caught by the noose of Death. ||26||

jau suK kau cwhY sdw srin rwm kI lyh ]

ja-o sukh ka-o chaahai sadaa saran raam kee layh.

If you yearn for eternal peace, then seek the Sanctuary of the Lord.

khu nwnk suin ry mnw durlB mwnuK dyh ]27]

kaho naanak sun ray manaa durlabh maanukh dayh. ||27||

Says Nanak, listen, mind: this human body is difficult to obtain. ||27||

mwieAw kwrin DwvhI mUrK log Ajwn ]

maa-i-aa kaaran Dhaavhee moorakh log ajaan.

For the sake of Maya, the fools and ignorant people run all around.

khu nwnk ibnu hir Bjn ibrQw jnmu isrwn ]28]

kaho naanak bin har bhajan birthaa janam siraan. ||28||

Says Nanak, without meditating on the Lord, life passes away uselessly. ||28||

jo pRwnI inis idnu BjY rUp rwm iqh jwnu ]

jo paraanee nis din bhajai roop raam tih jaan.

That mortal who meditates and vibrates upon the Lord night and day - know him to be the embodiment of the Lord.

hir jn hir AMqru nhI nwnk swcI mwnu ]29]

har jan har antar nahee naanak saachee maan. ||29||

There is no difference between the Lord and the humble servant of the Lord; O Nanak, know this as true. ||29||

mnu mwieAw mY PiD rihE ibsirE goibMd nwmu ]

man maa-i-aa mai faDh rahi-o bisri-o gobind naam.

The mortal is entangled in Maya; he has forgotten the Name of the Lord of the Universe.

khu nwnk ibnu hir Bjn jIvn kauny kwm ]30]

kaho naanak bin har bhajan jeevan ka-unay kaam. ||30||

Says Nanak, without meditating on the Lord, what is the use of this human life? ||30||

pRwnI rwmu n cyqeI mid mwieAw kY AMDu ]

paraanee raam na chayt-ee mad maa-i-aa kai anDh.

The mortal does not think of the Lord; he is blinded by the wine of Maya.

khu nwnk hir Bjn ibnu prq qwih jm PMD ]31]

kaho naanak har bhajan bin parat taahi jam fanDh. ||31||

Says Nanak, without meditating on the Lord, he is caught in the noose of Death. ||31||

suK mY bhu sMgI Bey duK mY sMig n koie ]

sukh mai baho sangee bha-ay dukh mai sang na ko-ay.

In good times, there are many companions around, but in bad times, there is no one at all.

khu nwnk hir Bju mnw AMiq shweI hoie ]32]

kaho naanak har bhaj manaa ant sahaa-ee ho-ay. ||32||

Says Nanak, vibrate, and meditate on the Lord; He shall be your only Help and Support in the end. ||32||

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