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Sukhmani Sahib Asthapadee 12 Pauree 1-2



shs Kty lK kau auiT DwvY ]

sahas khatay lakh ka-o uth Dhaavai.

Earning a thousand, he runs after a hundred thousand.

 iqRpiq n AwvY mwieAw pwCY pwvY ]

taripat na aavai maa-i-aa paachhai paavai.

Satisfaction is not obtained by chasing after Maya.

 Aink Bog ibiKAw ky krY ]

anik bhog bikhi-aa kay karai.

He may enjoy all sorts of corrupt pleasures,

 nh iqRpqwvY Kip Kip mrY ]

nah tariptaavai khap khap marai.

but he is still not satisfied; he indulges again and again, wearing himself out, until he dies.

 ibnw sMqoK nhI koaU rwjY ]

binaa santokh nahee ko-oo raajai.

Without contentment, no one is satisfied.

 supn mnorQ ibRQy sB kwjY ]

supan manorath barithay sabh kaajai.

Like the objects in a dream, all his efforts are in vain.

 nwm rMig srb suKu hoie ]

naam rang sarab sukh ho-ay.

Through the love of the Naam, all peace is obtained.

 bfBwgI iksY prwpiq hoie ]

badbhaagee kisai paraapat ho-ay.

Only a few obtain this, by great good fortune.

 krn krwvn Awpy Awip ]

karan karaavan aapay aap.

He Himself is Himself the Cause of causes.

 sdw sdw nwnk hir jwip ]5]

sadaa sadaa naanak har jaap. ||5||

Forever and ever, O Nanak, chant the Lord's Name. ||5||

 krn krwvn krnYhwru ]

karan karaavan karnaihaar.

The Doer, the Cause of causes, is the Creator Lord.

 ies kY hwiQ khw bIcwru ]

is kai haath kahaa beechaar.

What deliberations are in the hands of mortal beings?

 jYsI idRsit kry qYsw hoie ]

jaisee darisat karay taisaa ho-ay.

As God casts His Glance of Grace, they come to be.

 Awpy Awip Awip pRBu soie ]

aapay aap aap parabh so-ay.

God Himself, of Himself, is unto Himself.

 jo ikCu kIno su ApnY rMig ]

jo kichh keeno so apnai rang.

Whatever He created, was by His Own Pleasure.

 sB qy dUir sBhU kY sMig ]

sabh tay door sabhhoo kai sang.

He is far from all, and yet with all.

 bUJY dyKY krY ibbyk ]

boojhai daykhai karai bibayk.

He understands, He sees, and He passes judgment.

 Awpih eyk Awpih Anyk ]

aapeh ayk aapeh anayk.

He Himself is the One, and He Himself is the many.

 mrY n ibnsY AwvY n jwie ]

marai na binsai aavai na jaa-ay.

He does not die or perish; He does not come or go.

 nwnk sd hI rihAw smwie ]6]

naanak sad hee rahi-aa samaa-ay. ||6||

O Nanak, He remains forever All-pervading. ||6||

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