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Asa di Vaar: :Pauri 21

pauVI ] (474-6)



ijqu syivAY suKu pweIAY so swihbu sdw sm@wlIAY ] (474-6, Awsw, mÚ 2)

jit sayvi-ai sukh paa-ee-ai so saahib sadaa samHaalee-ai.

Serving Him, peace is obtained; meditate and dwell upon that Lord and Master forever.

ijqu kIqw pweIAY Awpxw sw Gwl burI ikau GwlIAY ] (474-7, Awsw, mÚ 2)

jit keetaa paa-ee-ai aapnaa saa ghaal buree ki-o ghaalee-ai.

Why do you do such evil deeds, that you shall have to suffer so?

mMdw mUil n kIceI dy lµmI ndir inhwlIAY ] (474-7, Awsw, mÚ 2)

mandaa mool na keech-ee day lammee nadar nihaalee-ai.

Do not do any evil at all; look ahead to the future with foresight.

ijau swihb nwil n hwrIAY qyvyhw pwsw FwlIAY ] (474-8, Awsw, mÚ 2)

ji-o saahib naal na haaree-ai tavayhaa paasaa dhaalee-ai.

So throw the dice in such a way, that you shall not lose with your Lord and Master.

ikCu lwhy aupir GwlIAY ]21] (474-8, Awsw, mÚ 2)

kichh laahay upar ghaalee-ai. ||21||

Do those deeds which shall bring you profit. ||21||

sloku mhlw 2 ] (474-9)

salok mehlaa 2.

Shalok, Second Mehl:

cwkru lgY cwkrI nwly gwrbu vwdu ] (474-9, Awsw, mÚ 2)

chaakar lagai chaakree naalay gaarab vaad.

If a servant performs service, while being vain and argumentative,

glw kry GxyrIAw Ksm n pwey swdu ] (474-9, Awsw, mÚ 2)

galaa karay ghanayree-aa khasam na paa-ay saad.

he may talk as much as he wants, but he shall not be pleasing to his Master.

Awpu gvwie syvw kry qw ikCu pwey mwnu ] (474-10, Awsw, mÚ 2)

aap gavaa-ay sayvaa karay taa kichh paa-ay maan.

But if he eliminates his self-conceit and then performs service, he shall be honored.

nwnk ijs no lgw iqsu imlY lgw so prvwnu ]1] (474-10, Awsw, mÚ 2)

naanak jis no lagaa tis milai lagaa so parvaan. ||1||

O Nanak, if he merges with the one with whom he is attached, his attachment becomes acceptable. ||1||

mhlw 2 ] (474-11)

mehlaa 2.

Second Mehl:

jo jIie hoie su augvY muh kw kihAw vwau ] (474-11, Awsw, mÚ 2)

jo jee-ay ho-ay so ugvai muh kaa kahi-aa vaa-o.

Whatever is in the mind, comes forth; spoken words by themselves are just wind.

bIjy ibKu mMgY AMimRqu vyKhu eyhu inAwau ]2] (474-11, Awsw, mÚ 2)

beejay bikh mangai amrit vaykhhu ayhu ni-aa-o. ||2||

He sows seeds of poison, and demands Ambrosial Nectar. Behold - what justice is this? ||2||

mhlw 2 ] (474-12)

mehlaa 2.

Second Mehl:

nwil ieAwxy dosqI kdy n AwvY rwis ] (474-12, Awsw, mÚ 2)

naal i-aanay dostee kaday na aavai raas.

Friendship with a fool never works out right.

jyhw jwxY qyho vrqY vyKhu ko inrjwis ] (474-12, Awsw, mÚ 2)

jayhaa jaanai tayho vartai vaykhhu ko nirjaas.

As he knows, he acts; behold, and see that it is so.

vsqU AMdir vsqu smwvY dUjI hovY pwis ] (474-13, Awsw, mÚ 2)

vastoo andar vasat samaavai doojee hovai paas.

One thing can be absorbed into another thing, but duality keeps them apart.

swihb syqI hukmu n clY khI bxY Ardwis ] (474-13, Awsw, mÚ 2)

saahib saytee hukam na chalai kahee banai ardaas.

No one can issue commands to the Lord Master; offer instead humble prayers.

kUiV kmwxY kUVo hovY nwnk isPiq ivgwis ]3] (474-14, Awsw, mÚ 2)

koorh kamaanai koorho hovai naanak sifat vigaas. ||3||

Practicing falsehood, only falsehood is obtained. O Nanak, through the Lord's Praise, one blossoms forth. ||3||

mhlw 2 ] (474-14)

mehlaa 2.

Second Mehl:

nwil ieAwxy dosqI vfwrU isau nyhu ] (474-14, Awsw, mÚ 2)

naal i-aanay dostee vadaaroo si-o nayhu.

Friendship with a fool, and love with a pompous person,

pwxI AMdir lIk ijau iqs dw Qwau n Qyhu ]4] (474-15, Awsw, mÚ 2)

paanee andar leek ji-o tis daa thaa-o na thayhu. ||4||

are like lines drawn in water, leaving no trace or mark. ||4||

mhlw 2 ] (474-15)

mehlaa 2.

Second Mehl:

hoie ieAwxw kry kMmu Awix n skY rwis ] (474-15, Awsw, mÚ 2)

ho-ay i-aanaa karay kamm aan na sakai raas.

If a fool does a job, he cannot do it right.

jy iek AD cMgI kry dUjI BI vyrwis ]5] (474-16, Awsw, mÚ 2)

jay ik aDh changee karay doojee bhee vayraas. ||5||

Even if he does something right, he does the next thing wrong. ||5||

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