Wednesday, December 13, 2017
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Varan Bhai Gurdas Ji
Vaar 1
Translation by Dr Jodh Singh

Pauri45 Guru Angad

izAwrq kr mulqwn dI iPr krqwrpury nUM AwXw]
cVHy svweI dhidhI kiljug nwnk nwm iDAwXw]
ivx nwvY hor mMgxw isr duKW dy duK sbwXw]
mwirAw is`kw jgq ivc nwnk inrml pMQ clwXw]
QwipAw lihxw jINvdy guirAweI isr CqR iPrwXw]
joqI joq imlwiekY siqgur nwnk rUp vtwXw]
lK n koeI skeI Awcrjy Awcrj idKwXw]
kwXW plt srUp bxwXw ]ôõ]

ziaaruth kur muluthaan dhee fir kuruthaarupurae noo(n) aayaa||
churruae suvaaee dhehadhihee kalijug naanuk naam dhhiaayaa||
vin naavai hor mu(n)gunaa sir dhukhaa(n) dhae dhukh subaayaa||
maariaa skiaa juguth vich naanuk nirumul pu(n)thh chulaayaa||
thhaapiaa lehinaa jeevudhae guriaaee sir shhuthr firaayaa||
jothee joth milaaeikai sathigur naanuk roop vuttaayaa||
lukh n koee sukee aachurujae aachuruj dhikhaayaa||
kaayaa(n) pulutt suroop bunaayaa ||uu||

After the journey of Multan, Baba Nanak again turned towards Kartarpur.
His impact increased by leaps and bounds and he made people of kaliyug remember Nam.
Desiring anything except the Nam of the Lord, is invitation to multiplying sufferings.
In the world, he established the authority (of his doctrines) and started a religion, devoid of any impurity (niramal panth).
During his life time he waved the canopy of Guru seat on the head of Lahina(Guru Angad) and merged his own light into him.
Guru Nanak now transformed himself.
This mystery is incomprehensible for anybody that awe-inspiring (Nanak) accomplished a wonderful task.
He converted (his body) into a new form. will strive to be most comprehensive directory of Historical Gurudwaras and Non Historical Gurudwaras around the world.

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