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Baarah Maahaa :Chayt


cyiq goivMdu ArwDIAY hovY Anµdu Gxw ]

chayt govind araaDhee-ai hovai anand ghanaa.

In the month of Chayt, by meditating on the Lord of the Universe, a deep and profound joy arises.

sMq jnw imil pweIAY rsnw nwmu Bxw ]

sant janaa mil paa-ee-ai rasnaa naam bhanaa.

Meeting with the humble Saints, the Lord is found, as we chant His Name with our tongues.

ijin pwieAw pRBu Awpxw Awey iqsih gxw ]

jin paa-i-aa parabh aapnaa aa-ay tiseh ganaa.

Those who have found God-blessed is their coming into this world.

ieku iKnu iqsu ibnu jIvxw ibrQw jnmu jxw ]

ik khin tis bin jeevnaa birthaa janam janaa.

Those who live without Him, for even an instant-their lives are rendered useless.

jil Qil mhIAil pUirAw rivAw ivic vxw ]

jal thal mahee-al poori-aa ravi-aa vich vanaa.

The Lord is totally pervading the water, the land, and all space. He is contained in the forests as well.

so pRBu iciq n AwveI ikqVw duKu gxw ]

so parabh chit na aavee kit-rhaa dukh ganaa.

Those who do not remember God-how much pain must they suffer!

ijnI rwivAw so pRBU iqMnw Bwgu mxw ]

jinee raavi-aa so parabhoo tinnaa bhaag manaa.

Those who dwell upon their God have great good fortune.

hir drsn kMau mnu locdw nwnk ipAws mnw ]

har darsan kaN-u man lochdaa naanak pi-aas manaa.

My mind yearns for the Blessed Vision of the Lord's Darshan. O Nanak, my mind is so thirsty!

cyiq imlwey so pRBU iqs kY pwie lgw ]2]

chayt milaa-ay so parabhoo tis kai paa-ay lagaa. ||2||

I touch the feet of one who unites me with God in the month of Chayt. ||2||

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