Monday, December 11, 2017
Gateway to Sikhism


Varan Bhai Gurdas Ji
Vaar 1
Translation by Dr Jodh Singh

Pauri21 Clash between Hindu and Muslim

cwr vrn cwr mJhbW jg ivc ihMdU muslmwxy]
KudI bkIlI qk`brI iKMcoqwx kryn iD|wxy]
gMg bnwrs ihMdUAW m`kw kwbw muslmwxy]
suMnq muslmwn dI iqlk jMU ihMdU loBwxy]
rwm rhIm khwieMdy iek nwm duie rwh Bulwxy]
byd kqyb BulwiekY mohy lwlc dunI SYqwxy]
s`c iknwry rih gXw Kih mrdy bwmx maulwxy]
isroN n imty Awvx jwxy ]òñ]
chaar vurun chaar mujhehubaa(n) jug vich hi(n)dhoo musulumaanae||
khudhee bukeelee thukuuburee khi(n)chothaan kuraen dhhin(g)aanae||
gu(n)g bunaarus hi(n)dhooaaa(n) muukaa kaabaa musulumaanae||
su(n)nuth musulumaan dhee thiluk ju(n)n(j)oo hi(n)dhoo lobhaanae||
raam reheem kehaaei(n)dhae eik naam dhue raah bhulaanae||
baedh kuthaeb bhulaaeikai mohae laaluch dhunee shaithaanae||
suuch kinaarae rehi guyaa khehi murudhae baamun moulaanae||
siro n mittae aavun jaanae ||uu||

There are four castes of Hindus and four sects of Muslims in the world.
The members of both religions are selfish, jealous proud, bigoted and violent.
The Hindus make pilgrimage to Hardvar and Banaras, the Muslim to the Kaba of Mecca.
Circumcision is dear to the Muslims, sandal mark (tilak) and sacred thread to the Hindus.
The Hindus invoke Ram, the Muslims, Rahim, but in reality there is only One God.
Since they have forgotten the Vedas and the Katebas, worldly greed and devil have led them astray.
Truth hidden from both; the brahmins and maulvis kill one another by their animosities.
Neither sect shall find liberation from transmigration. will strive to be most comprehensive directory of Historical Gurudwaras and Non Historical Gurudwaras around the world.

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