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Sukhmani Sahib Asthapadee 05 Pauree 7-8



rhq Avr kCu Avr kmwvq ]

rahat avar kachh avar kamaavat.

He says one thing, and does something else.

 min nhI pRIiq muKhu gMF lwvq ]

man nahee pareet mukhahu gandh laavat.

There is no love in his heart, and yet with his mouth he talks tall.

 jwnnhwr pRBU prbIn ]

jaananhaar parabhoo parbeen.

The Omniscient Lord God is the Knower of all.

 bwhir ByK n kwhU BIn ]

baahar bhaykh na kaahoo bheen.

He is not impressed by outward display.

 Avr aupdysY Awip n krY ]

avar updaysai aap na karai.

One who does not practice what he preaches to others,

 Awvq jwvq jnmY mrY ]

aavat jaavat janmai marai.

shall come and go in reincarnation, through birth and death.

 ijs kY AMqir bsY inrMkwru ]

jis kai antar basai nirankaar.

One whose inner being is filled with the Formless Lord

 iqs kI sIK qrY sMswru ]

tis kee seekh tarai sansaar.

- by his teachings, the world is saved.

 jo qum Bwny iqn pRBu jwqw ]

jo tum bhaanay tin parabh jaataa.

Those who are pleasing to You, God, know You.

 nwnk aun jn crn prwqw ]7]

naanak un jan charan paraataa. ||7||

Nanak falls at their feet. ||7||

 krau bynqI pwrbRhmu sBu jwnY ]

kara-o bayntee paarbarahm sabh jaanai.

Offer your prayers to the Supreme Lord God, who knows everything.

 Apnw kIAw Awpih mwnY ]

apnaa kee-aa aapeh maanai.

He Himself values His own creatures.

 Awpih Awp Awip krq inbyrw ]

aapeh aap aap karat nibayraa.

He Himself, by Himself, makes the decisions.

 iksY dUir jnwvq iksY buJwvq nyrw ]

kisai door janaavat kisai bujhaavat nayraa.

To some, He appears far away, while others perceive Him near at hand.

 aupwv isAwnp sgl qy rhq ]

upaav si-aanap sagal tay rahat.

He is beyond all efforts and clever tricks.

 sBu kCu jwnY Awqm kI rhq ]

sabh kachh jaanai aatam kee rahat.

He knows all the ways and means of the soul.

 ijsu BwvY iqsu ley liV lwie ]

jis bhaavai tis la-ay larh laa-ay.

Those with whom He is pleased are attached to the hem of His robe.

 Qwn Qnµqir rihAw smwie ]

thaan thanantar rahi-aa samaa-ay.

He is pervading all places and interspaces.

 so syvku ijsu ikrpw krI ]

so sayvak jis kirpaa karee.

Those upon whom He bestows His favor, become His servants.

 inmK inmK jip nwnk hrI ]8]5]

nimakh nimakh jap naanak haree. ||8||5||

Each and every moment, O Nanak, meditate on the Lord. ||8||5||

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