Thursday, December 14, 2017
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Varan Bhai Gurdas Ji
Vaar 2
Translation by Dr Jodh Singh

Pauri 19 The relation between the creation and the creator

pvx gurU gur Sbd hY rwg nwd ivcwrw]
mwq ipqw jl Drq hY auqpq sMswrw]
dweI dwieAw rwq idau vrqy vrqwrw]
iSv SkqI dw Kyl myl prikrq pswrw]
pwrbRhm pUrn bRhm Gt cMdR Akwrw]
Awpy Awp vrqdw gurmuK inrDwrw ]19]
Pavan Guru guru sabadu hai rag nad vichara.
Mat pita jalu dharati hai utapati sansara.
Dai daia rati dihu varate varatara.
Siv sakati da khelu parakirati pasara.
Parbraham puran brahamu ghati chandu akara.
Ape api varatada gurmukhi niradhara.

The basis of the world is air (the mixture of gases) and Sabad (Word) is the Guru of all knowledge from which flow further all thoughts, music and attendant sounds. Mother and father are the creative forces in the form of earth and water. Night and day are the nurses who nurse for the creatures and this way the whole system goes on operating. With the combination of Siva (the consciousness) and Sakti (the inert nature) this whole world comes into being. The transcendental perfect Lord is permeating through all as the same moon in the sky is visualised in all the pitchers of water. That Lord beyond all the sustenances is the sustenance for the gurmukhs and He alone operates through all. will strive to be most comprehensive directory of Historical Gurudwaras and Non Historical Gurudwaras around the world.

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