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Sukhmani Sahib Asthapadee 19 Pauree 3-4

mnu prboDhu hir kY nwie ]

man parboDhahu har kai naa-ay.

Enlighten your mind with the Name of the Lord.

 dh idis Dwvq AwvY Twie ]

dah dis Dhaavat aavai thaa-ay.

Having wandered around in the ten directions, it comes to its place of rest.

 qw kau ibGnu n lwgY koie ]

taa ka-o bighan na laagai ko-ay.

No obstacle stands in the way of one

 jw kY irdY bsY hir soie ]

jaa kai ridai basai har so-ay.

whose heart is filled with the Lord.

 kil qwqI TWFw hir nwau ]

kal taatee thaaNdhaa har naa-o.

The Dark Age of Kali Yuga is so hot; the Lord's Name is soothing and cool.

 ismir ismir sdw suK pwau ]

simar simar sadaa sukh paa-o.

Remember, remember it in meditation, and obtain everlasting peace.

 Bau ibnsY pUrn hoie Aws ]

bha-o binsai pooran ho-ay aas.

Your fear shall be dispelled, and your hopes shall be fulfilled.

 Bgiq Bwie Awqm prgws ]

bhagat bhaa-ay aatam pargaas.

By devotional worship and loving adoration, your soul shall be enlightened.

 iqqu Gir jwie bsY AibnwsI ]

tit ghar jaa-ay basai abhinaasee.

You shall go to that home, and live forever.

 khu nwnk kwtI jm PwsI ]3]

kaho naanak kaatee jam faasee. ||3||

Says Nanak, the noose of death is cut away. ||3||

 qqu bIcwru khY jnu swcw ]

tat beechaar kahai jan saachaa.

One who contemplates the essence of reality, is said to be the true person.

 jnim mrY so kwco kwcw ]

janam marai so kaacho kaachaa.

Birth and death are the lot of the false and the insincere.

 Awvw gvnu imtY pRB syv ]

aavaa gavan mitai parabh sayv.

Coming and going in reincarnation is ended by serving God.

 Awpu iqAwig srin gurdyv ]

aap ti-aag saran gurdayv.

Give up your selfishness and conceit, and seek the Sanctuary of the Divine Guru.

 ieau rqn jnm kw hoie auDwru ]

i-o ratan janam kaa ho-ay uDhaar.

Thus the jewel of this human life is saved.

 hir hir ismir pRwn AwDwru ]

har har simar paraan aaDhaar.

Remember the Lord, Har, Har, the Support of the breath of life.

 Aink aupwv n CUtnhwry ]

anik upaav na chhootanhaaray.

By all sorts of efforts, people are not saved

 isMimRiq swsq byd bIcwry ]

simrit saasat bayd beechaaray.

- not by studying the Simritees, the Shaastras or the Vedas.

 hir kI Bgiq krhu mnu lwie ]

har kee bhagat karahu man laa-ay.

Worship the Lord with whole-hearted devotion.

 min bMCq nwnk Pl pwie ]4]

man banchhat naanak fal paa-ay. ||4||

O Nanak, you shall obtain the fruits of your mind's desire. ||4|| will strive to be most comprehensive directory of Historical Gurudwaras and Non Historical Gurudwaras around the world.

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