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Varan Bhai Gurdas Ji
Vaar 1
Translation by Dr Jodh Singh

Pauri47 Guru Ram Das and Guru Arjan Dev

id`cy pUrb dyvxw ijs dI vsq iqsY Gr AwvY]
bYTw soFI pwiqSwh rwmdws siqgurU khwvY]
pUrn qwl KtwieAw AMimRqsr ivc joq jgwvY]
aultw Kyl KsMm dw aultI gMg smuMd smwvY]
idqw leIey Awpxw Ax idqw kC hQ n AwvY]
iPr AweI Gr Arjny puq sMswrI gurU khwvY]
jwn n dysW soFIEN hors Ajr n jirAw jwvY]
Gr hI kI v`Q Gry rhwvY ]ô÷]

dhchiae poorub dhaevunaa jis dhee vusuth thisai ghur aavai||
bait(h)aa sodtee paathishaah raamudhaas sathiguroo kehaavai||
poorun thaal khuttaaeiaa a(n)mrithusur vich joth jugaavai||
ouluttaa khael khusu(n)m dhaa ouluttee gu(n)g sumu(n)dh sumaavai||
dhithaa leeeae aapunaa an dhithaa kushh huthh n aavai||
fir aaee ghur arujunae puth su(n)saaree guroo kehaavai||
jaan n dhaesaa(n) sodteeou horus ajur n jariaa jaavai||
ghur hee kee vuuthh ghurae rehaavai ||uu||

Liabilities of the previous births have to be settled and the thing goes to the house it belongs to.
Now Guru Ram Das, a Sodhi emperor, seated on the Guru-seat is called the true Guru.
He got dug the complete holy tank and here settling down at Amritsar, he spread his light.
Wondrous is the play of the Lord. He can cause Ganges running in opposite direction merge in the ocean.
You get your own; given nothing cannot bring to you anything.
Now the Guruship entered the house of Arjan (Dev) who, to say was the son, but, he proved through his good deeds to be worthy of the Guru-seat.
This Guruship would not go beyond Sodhis because none else can bear with this unbearable.
The thing of the House should remain in the House. will strive to be most comprehensive directory of Historical Gurudwaras and Non Historical Gurudwaras around the world.

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