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Asa di Vaar: :Pauri 22

pauVI ] (474-16)



cwkru lgY cwkrI jy clY KsmY Bwie ] (474-16, Awsw, mÚ 2)

chaakar lagai chaakree jay chalai khasmai bhaa-ay.

If a servant, performing service, obeys the Will of his Master,

hurmiq iqs no AglI Ehu vjhu iB dUxw Kwie ] (474-17, Awsw, mÚ 2)

hurmat tis no aglee oh vajahu bhe doonaa khaa-ay.

his honor increases, and he receives double his wages.

KsmY kry brwbrI iPir gYriq AMdir pwie ] (474-17, Awsw, mÚ 2)

khasmai karay baraabaree fir gairat andar paa-ay.

But if he claims to be equal to his Master, he earns his Master's displeasure.

vjhu gvwey Aglw muhy muih pwxw Kwie ] (474-18, Awsw, mÚ 2)

vajahu gavaa-ay aglaa muhay muhi paanaa khaa-ay.

He loses his entire salary, and is also beaten on his face with shoes.

ijs dw idqw Kwvxw iqsu khIAY swbwis ] (474-18, Awsw, mÚ 2)

jis daa ditaa khaavnaa tis kahee-ai saabaas.

Let us all celebrate Him, from whom we receive our nourishment.

nwnk hukmu n cleI nwil Ksm clY Ardwis ]22] (474-19, Awsw, mÚ 2)

naanak hukam na chal-ee naal khasam chalai ardaas. ||22||

O Nanak, no one can issue commands to the Lord Master; let us offer prayers instead. ||22||

sloku mhlw 2 ] (474-19)

salok mehlaa 2.

Shalok, Second Mehl:

eyh iknyhI dwiq Awps qy jo pweIAY ] (474-19, Awsw, mÚ 2)

ayh kinayhee daat aapas tay jo paa-ee-ai.

What sort of gift is this, which we receive only by our own asking?

pMnw 475

nwnk sw krmwiq swihb quTY jo imlY ]1] (475-1, Awsw, mÚ 2)

naanak saa karmaat saahib tuthai jo milai. ||1||

O Nanak, that is the most wonderful gift, which is received from the Lord, when He is totally pleased. ||1||

mhlw 2 ] (475-1)

mehlaa 2.

Second Mehl:

eyh iknyhI cwkrI ijqu Bau Ksm n jwie ] (475-1, Awsw, mÚ 2)

ayh kinayhee chaakree jit bha-o khasam na jaa-ay.

What sort of service is this, by which the fear of the Lord Master does not depart?

nwnk syvku kwFIAY ij syqI Ksm smwie ]2] (475-2, Awsw, mÚ 2)

naanak sayvak kaadhee-ai je saytee khasam samaa-ay. ||2||

O Nanak, he alone is called a servant, who merges with the Lord Master. ||2||

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