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Sukhmani Sahib Asthapadee14 Pauree 1-2



sloku ]

salok.

Shalok:

 qjhu isAwnp suir jnhu ismrhu hir hir rwie ]

tajahu si-aanap sur janhu simrahu har har raa-ay.

Give up your cleverness, good people - remember the Lord God, your King!

 eyk Aws hir min rKhu nwnk dUKu Brmu Bau jwie ]1]

ayk aas har man rakhahu naanak dookh bharam bha-o jaa-ay. ||1||

Enshrine in your heart, your hopes in the One Lord. O Nanak, your pain, doubt and fear shall depart. ||1||

 AstpdI ]

asatpadee.

Ashtapadee:

 mwnuK kI tyk ibRQI sB jwnu ]

maanukh kee tayk barithee sabh jaan.

Reliance on mortals is in vain - know this well.

 dyvn kau eykY Bgvwnu ]

dayvan ka-o aykai bhagvaan.

The Great Giver is the One Lord God.

 ijs kY dIAY rhY AGwie ]

jis kai dee-ai rahai aghaa-ay.

By His gifts, we are satisfied,

 bhuir n iqRsnw lwgY Awie ]

bahur na tarisnaa laagai aa-ay.

and we suffer from thirst no longer.

 mwrY rwKY eyko Awip ]

maarai raakhai ayko aap.

The One Lord Himself destroys and also preserves.

 mwnuK kY ikCu nwhI hwiQ ]

maanukh kai kichh naahee haath.

Nothing at all is in the hands of mortal beings.

 iqs kw hukmu bUiJ suKu hoie ]

tis kaa hukam boojh sukh ho-ay.

Understanding His Order, there is peace.

 iqs kw nwmu rKu kMiT proie ]

tis kaa naam rakh kanth paro-ay.

So take His Name, and wear it as your necklace.

 ismir ismir ismir pRBu soie ]

simar simar simar parabh so-ay.

Remember, remember, remember God in meditation.

 nwnk ibGnu n lwgY koie ]1]

naanak bighan na laagai ko-ay. ||1||

O Nanak, no obstacle shall stand in your way. ||1||

 ausqiq mn mih kir inrMkwr ]

ustat man meh kar nirankaar.

Praise the Formless Lord in your mind.

 kir mn myry siq ibauhwr ]

kar man mayray sat bi-uhaar.

O my mind, make this your true occupation.

 inrml rsnw AMimRqu pIau ]

nirmal rasnaa amrit pee-o.

Let your tongue become pure, drinking in the Ambrosial Nectar.

 sdw suhylw kir lyih jIau ]

sadaa suhaylaa kar layhi jee-o.

Your soul shall be forever peaceful.

 nYnhu pyKu Twkur kw rMgu ]

nainhu paykh thaakur kaa rang.

With your eyes, see the wondrous play of your Lord and Master.

 swDsMig ibnsY sB sMgu ]

saaDhsang binsai sabh sang.

In the Company of the Holy, all other associations vanish.

 crn clau mwrig goibMd ]

charan chala-o maarag gobind.

With your feet, walk in the Way of the Lord.

 imtih pwp jpIAY hir ibMd ]

miteh paap japee-ai har bind.

Sins are washed away, chanting the Lord's Name, even for a moment.

 kr hir krm sRvin hir kQw ]

kar har karam sarvan har kathaa.

So do the Lord's Work, and listen to the Lord's Sermon.

 hir drgh nwnk aUjl mQw ]2]

har dargeh naanak oojal mathaa. ||2||

In the Lord's Court, O Nanak, your face shall be radiant. ||2||

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