Saturday, November 25, 2017
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Varan Bhai Gurdas Ji
Vaar 1
Translation by Dr Jodh Singh

Pauri33 Discussion with the Quazis

puCn gl eImwn dI kwzI mulW iekTy hoeI]
vfw sWg vrqwieAw lK n sky kudriq koeI]
puCx Kol ikqwb nUM vfw ihMdU kI muslmwnoeI]
bwbw AwKy hwzIAW SuB AmlW bwJo dovyN roeI]
ihMdU muslmwn doie drgih AMdr lYx n FoeI]
kcw rMg kusuMB kw pwxI DoqY iQr n rhoeI]
krn bKIlI Awp ivc rwm rhIm kuQwie KloeI]
rwh SYqwnI dunIAw goeI ]óó]

pushhun gul eemaan dhee kaazee mulaa(n) eikut(h)ae hoee||
vuddaa saa(n)g vuruthaaeiaa lukh n sukae kudhurath koee||
pushhun khol kithaab noo(n) vuddaa hi(n)dhoo kee musulumaanoee||
baabaa aakhae haazeeaaa(n) shubh amulaa(n) baajho dhovae roee||
hi(n)dhoo musulumaan dhoe dhurugehi a(n)dhur lain n dtoee||
kuchaa ru(n)g kusu(n)bh kaa paanee dhhothai thhir n rehoee||
kurun bukheelee aap vich raam reheem kuthhaae khuloee||
raah shaithaanee dhuneeaa goee ||uu||

Qazi and maulvis got together and began discussing religion.
A great fantasy has been created and no one could understood its mystery.
They asked Baba Nanak to open and search in his book whether Hindu is great or the Muslim.
Baba replied to the pilgrim hajis, that, without good deeds both will have to weep and wail.
Only by being a Hindu or a Muslim one can not get accepted in the court of the Lord.
As the colour of safflower is impermanent and is washed away in water, likewise the colours of religiosity are also temporary.
(Followers of both the religions) In their expositions, denounce Ram and Rahim.
The whole of the world is following the ways of Satan. will strive to be most comprehensive directory of Historical Gurudwaras and Non Historical Gurudwaras around the world.

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