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Sukhmani Sahib Asthapadee 22 Pauree 7-8

 iqs qy dUir khw ko jwie ]

tis tay door kahaa ko jaa-ay.

Where can anyone go, to get away from Him?

 aubrY rwKnhwru iDAwie ]

ubrai raakhanhaar Dhi-aa-ay.

Meditating on the Protector Lord, you shall be saved.

 inrBau jpY sgl Bau imtY ]

nirbha-o japai sagal bha-o mitai.

Meditating on the Fearless Lord, all fear departs.

 pRB ikrpw qy pRwxI CutY ]

parabh kirpaa tay paraanee chhutai.

By God's Grace, mortals are released.

 ijsu pRBu rwKY iqsu nwhI dUK ]

jis parabh raakhai tis naahee dookh.

One who is protected by God never suffers in pain.

 nwmu jpq min hovq sUK ]

naam japat man hovat sookh.

Chanting the Naam, the mind becomes peaceful.

 icMqw jwie imtY AhMkwru ]

chintaa jaa-ay mitai ahaNkaar.

Anxiety departs, and ego is eliminated.

 iqsu jn kau koie n phucnhwru ]

tis jan ka-o ko-ay na pahuchanhaar.

No one can equal that humble servant.

 isr aUpir TwFw guru sUrw ]

sir oopar thaadhaa gur sooraa.

The Brave and Powerful Guru stands over his head.

 nwnk qw ky kwrj pUrw ]7]

naanak taa kay kaaraj pooraa. ||7||

O Nanak, his efforts are fulfilled. ||7||

 miq pUrI AMimRqu jw kI idRsit ]

mat pooree amrit jaa kee darisat.

His wisdom is perfect, and His Glance is Ambrosial.

 drsnu pyKq auDrq isRsit ]

darsan paykhat uDhrat sarisat.

Beholding His Vision, the universe is saved.

 crn kml jw ky AnUp ]

charan kamal jaa kay anoop.

His Lotus Feet are incomparably beautiful.

 sPl drsnu suMdr hir rUp ]

safal darsan sundar har roop.

The Blessed Vision of His Darshan is fruitful and rewarding; His Lordly Form is beautiful.

 DMnu syvw syvku prvwnu ]

Dhan sayvaa sayvak parvaan.

Blessed is His service; His servant is famous.

 AMqrjwmI purKu pRDwnu ]

antarjaamee purakh parDhaan.

The Inner-knower, the Searcher of hearts, is the most exalted Supreme Being.

 ijsu min bsY su hoq inhwlu ]

jis man basai so hot nihaal.

That one, within whose mind He abides, is blissfully happy.

 qw kY inkit n Awvq kwlu ]

taa kai nikat na aavat kaal.

Death does not draw near him.

 Amr Bey Amrw pdu pwieAw ]

amar bha-ay amraa pad paa-i-aa.

One becomes immortal, and obtains the immortal status,

 swDsMig nwnk hir iDAwieAw ]8]22]

saaDhsang naanak har Dhi-aa-i-aa. ||8||22||

meditating on the Lord, O Nanak, in the Company of the Holy. ||8||22|| will strive to be most comprehensive directory of Historical Gurudwaras and Non Historical Gurudwaras around the world.

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