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Sukhmani Sahib Asthapadee 03 Pauree 7-8



 inrDn kau Dnu qyro nwau ]

nirDhan ka-o Dhan tayro naa-o.

To the poor, Your Name is wealth.

 inQwvy kau nwau qyrw Qwau ]

nithaavay ka-o naa-o tayraa thaa-o.

To the homeless, Your Name is home.

 inmwny kau pRB qyro mwnu ]

nimaanay ka-o parabh tayro maan.

To the dishonored, You, O God, are honor.

 sgl Gtw kau dyvhu dwnu ]

sagal ghataa ka-o dayvhu daan.

To all, You are the Giver of gifts.

 krn krwvnhwr suAwmI ]

karan karaavanhaar su-aamee.

O Creator Lord, Cause of causes, O Lord and Master,

 sgl Gtw ky AMqrjwmI ]

sagal ghataa kay antarjaamee.

Inner-knower, Searcher of all hearts:

 ApnI giq imiq jwnhu Awpy ]

apnee gat mit jaanhu aapay.

You alone know Your own condition and state.

 Awpn sMig Awip pRB rwqy ]

aapan sang aap parabh raatay.

You Yourself, God, are imbued with Yourself.

 qum@rI ausqiq qum qy hoie ]

tumHree ustat tum tay ho-ay.

You alone can celebrate Your Praises.

 nwnk Avru n jwnis koie ]7]

naanak avar na jaanas ko-ay. ||7||

O Nanak, no one else knows. ||7||

 srb Drm mih sRyst Drmu ]

sarab Dharam meh saraysat Dharam.

Of all religions, the best religion

 hir ko nwmu jip inrml krmu ]

har ko naam jap nirmal karam.

is to chant the Name of the Lord and maintain pure conduct.

 sgl ik®Aw mih aUqm ikirAw ]

sagal kir-aa meh ootam kiri-aa.

Of all religious rituals, the most sublime ritual

 swDsMig durmiq mlu ihirAw ]

saaDhsang durmat mal hiri-aa.

is to erase the filth of the dirty mind in the Company of the Holy.

 sgl audm mih audmu Blw ]

sagal udam meh udam bhalaa.

Of all efforts, the best effort

 hir kw nwmu jphu jIA sdw ]

har kaa naam japahu jee-a sadaa.

is to chant the Name of the Lord in the heart, forever.

 sgl bwnI mih AMimRq bwnI ]

sagal baanee meh amrit baanee.

Of all speech, the most ambrosial speech

 hir ko jsu suin rsn bKwnI ]

har ko jas sun rasan bakhaanee.

is to hear the Lord's Praise and chant it with the tongue.

 sgl Qwn qy Ehu aUqm Qwnu ]

sagal thaan tay oh ootam thaan.

Of all places, the most sublime place,

 nwnk ijh Git vsY hir nwmu ]8]3]

naanak jih ghat vasai har naam. ||8||3||

O Nanak, is that heart in which the Name of the Lord abides. ||8||3||

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