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Asa di Vaar: :Pauri 12

pauVI ] (469-17)



piVAw hovY gunhgwru qw EmI swDu n mwrIAY ] (469-17, Awsw, mÚ 1)

parhi-aa hovai gunahgaar taa omee saaDh na maaree-ai.

If an educated person is a sinner, then the illiterate holy man is not to be punished.

jyhw Gwly Gwlxw qyvyho nwau pcwrIAY ] (469-18, Awsw, mÚ 1)

jayhaa ghaalay ghaalnaa tayvayho naa-o pachaaree-ai.

As are the deeds done, so is the reputation one acquires.

AYsI klw n KyfIAY ijqu drgh gieAw hwrIAY ] (469-18, Awsw, mÚ 1)

aisee kalaa na khaydee-ai jit dargeh ga-i-aa haaree-ai.

So do not play such a game, which will bring you to ruin at the Court of the Lord.

piVAw AqY EmIAw vIcwru AgY vIcwrIAY ] (469-19, Awsw, mÚ 1)

parhi-aa atai omee-aa veechaar agai veechaaree-ai.

The accounts of the educated and the illiterate shall be judged in the world hereafter.

muih clY su AgY mwrIAY ]12] (469-19, Awsw, mÚ 1)

muhi chalai so agai maaree-ai. ||12||

One who stubbornly follows his own mind shall suffer in the world hereafter. ||12||

pMnw 470

sloku mÚ 1 ] (470-1)

salok mehlaa 1.

Shalok, First Mehl:

nwnk myru srIr kw ieku rQu ieku rQvwhu ] (470-1, Awsw, mÚ 1)

naanak mayr sareer kaa ik rath ik rathvaahu.

O Nanak, the soul of the body has one chariot and one charioteer.

jugu jugu Pyir vtweIAih igAwnI buJih qwih ] (470-1, Awsw, mÚ 1)

jug jug fayr vataa-ee-ah gi-aanee bujheh taahi.

In age after age they change; the spiritually wise understand this.

sqjuig rQu sMqoK kw Drmu AgY rQvwhu ] (470-2, Awsw, mÚ 1)

satjug rath santokh kaa Dharam agai rathvaahu.

In the Golden Age of Sat Yuga, contentment was the chariot and righteousness the charioteer.

qRyqY rQu jqY kw joru AgY rQvwhu ] (470-2, Awsw, mÚ 1)

taraytai rath jatai kaa jor agai rathvaahu.

In the Silver Age of Traytaa Yuga, celibacy was the chariot and power the charioteer.

duAwpuir rQu qpY kw squ AgY rQvwhu ] (470-3, Awsw, mÚ 1)

du-aapur rath tapai kaa sat agai rathvaahu.

In the Brass Age of Dwaapar Yuga, penance was the chariot and truth the charioteer.

kljuig rQu Agin kw kUVu AgY rQvwhu ]1] (470-3, Awsw, mÚ 1)

kaljug rath agan kaa koorh agai rathvaahu. ||1||

In the Iron Age of Kali Yuga, fire is the chariot and falsehood the charioteer. ||1||

mÚ 1 ] (470-4)

mehlaa 1.

First Mehl:

swm khY syqMbru suAwmI sc mih AwCY swic rhy ] sBu ko sic smwvY ] (470-4, Awsw, mÚ 1)

saam kahai saytambar su-aamee sach meh aachhai saach rahay. sabh ko sach samaavai.

The Sama Veda says that the Lord Master is robed in white; in the Age of Truth, everyone desired Truth, abided in Truth, and was merged in the Truth.

irgu khY rihAw BrpUir ] (470-4, Awsw, mÚ 1)

rig kahai rahi-aa bharpoor.

The Rig Veda says that God is permeating and pervading everywhere;

rwm nwmu dyvw mih sUru ] (470-5, Awsw, mÚ 1)

raam naam dayvaa meh soor.

among the deities, the Lord's Name is the most exalted.

nwie lieAY prwCq jwih ] (470-5, Awsw, mÚ 1)

naa-ay la-i-ai paraachhat jaahi.

Chanting the Name, sins depart;

nwnk qau moKMqru pwih ] (470-5, Awsw, mÚ 1)

naanak ta-o mokhantar paahi.

O Nanak, then, one obtains salvation.

juj mih joir ClI cMdRwvil kwn@ ik®snu jwdmu BieAw ] (470-6, Awsw, mÚ 1)

juj meh jor chhalee chandraaval kaanH krisan jaadam bha-i-aa.

In the Jujar Veda, Kaan Krishna of the Yaadva tribe seduced Chandraavali by force.

pwrjwqu gopI lY AwieAw ibMdRwbn mih rMgu kIAw ] (470-6, Awsw, mÚ 1)

paarjaat gopee lai aa-i-aa bindraaban meh rang kee-aa.

He brought the Elysian Tree for his milk-maid, and revelled in Brindaaban.

kil mih bydu AQrbxu hUAw nwau KudweI Alhu BieAw ] (470-7, Awsw, mÚ 1)

kal meh bayd atharban hoo-aa naa-o khudaa-ee alhu bha-i-aa.

In the Dark Age of Kali Yuga, the Atharva Veda became prominent; Allah became the Name of God.

nIl bsqR ly kpVy pihry qurk pTwxI Amlu kIAw ] (470-7, Awsw, mÚ 1)

neel bastar lay kaprhay pahiray turak pathaanee amal kee-aa.

Men began to wear blue robes and garments; Turks and Pat'haans assumed power.

cwry vyd hoey sicAwr ] (470-8, Awsw, mÚ 1)

chaaray vayd ho-ay sachiaar.

The four Vedas each claim to be true.

pVih guxih iqn@ cwr vIcwr ] (470-8, Awsw, mÚ 1)

parheh guneh tinH chaar veechaar.

Reading and studying them, four doctrines are found.

Bwau Bgiq kir nIcu sdwey ] qau nwnk moKMqru pwey ]2] (470-8, Awsw, mÚ 1)

bhaa-o bhagat kar neech sadaa-ay. ta-o naanak mokhantar paa-ay. ||2||

With loving devotional worship, abiding in humility, O Nanak, salvation is attained. ||2||

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