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Gateway to Sikhism


Awpu AwpnI buiD hY jyqI ] brnq iBMn iBMn quih qyqI ]

qumrw lKw n jwie pswrw ] ikh ibiD sjw pRQm sMswrw ]7]

eykY rUp AnUp srUpw ] rMk BXo rwv khI BUpw ]

AMfj jyrj syqj kInI ] auqBuj Kwin bhur ric dInI ]8]

khUM PUl rwjw hÍY bYTw ] khUM ismit iBXo sMkr iekYTw ]

sgrI isRsit idKwie AcMBv ] Awid jugwid srUp suXMBv ]9]

Ab r`Cw myrI qum kro ] is`K aubwir Ais`K sMGro ]

dusæt ijqy auTvq auqpwqw ] skl mlyC kro rx Gwqw ]20]

jy AisDuj qv srnI pry ] iqn ky dusæt duiKq hÍY mry ]

purK jvn pg pry iqhwry ] iqn ky qum sMkt sB twry ]21]

jo kil ko iek bwr iDAY hY ] qw ky kwl inkit nih AYhY ]

r`Cw hoie qwih sB kwlw ] dust Airst tryN qqkwlw ]22]

ik®pw idRsit qn jwih inhirho ] qw ky qwp qnk mo hirho ]

ir`iD is`iD Gr mo sB hoeI ] dusæt Cwh CÍY skY n koeI ]23]

eyk bwr ijn qumY sMBwrw ] kwl Pws qy qwih aubwrw ]

ijn nr nwm iqhwro khw ] dwird dust doK qy rhw ]24]

KVg kyq mY srix iqhwrI ] Awp hwQ dY lyhu aubwrI ]

srb TOr mo hohu shweI ] dust doK qy lyhu bcweI ]25]

sÍYXw ]

pWie ghy jb qy qumry qb qy koaU AWK qry nhIN AwnXo ]

rwm rhIm purwn kurwn Anyk khYN mq eyk n mwnXo ]

isMimRq swsqR byd sBY bhu Byd khYN hm eyk n jwnXo ]

sRI Aispwn ik®pw qumrI kir mY khXo sB qoih bKwnXo ]

dohrw ]

sgl duAwr kau Cwif kY gihE quhwro duAwr ]

bWih gey kI lwj As goibMd dws quhwr ] will strive to be most comprehensive directory of Historical Gurudwaras and Non Historical Gurudwaras around the world.

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