Monday, December 18, 2017
Gateway to Sikhism


Varan Bhai Gurdas Ji
Vaar 2
Translation by Dr Jodh Singh

Pauri20 He and He alone is

PulW AMdr vwsu hY hoie Bvr luBwxw]
AMbW AMdr rs Dr koiel rs mwxw]
mor bMbIhw hoiekY Gx vrs isvwxw]
KIr nIr sMjog kr klIkMd vKwxw]
EAMkwr Akwr kr Doie ipMf prwxw]
Awpy Awp vrqdw gurmuK prvwxw ]20]2]
Phulan andari vasu hai hoi bhavaru lubhana.
Amban andari ras dhare koil rasu mana.
Mor babiha hoi kai ghan varas sinana.
Khir nir sanjog hoi kalikand vakhana.
Oankar akaru kari hoi pind parana.
Ape api varatada gurmukhi paravana.

The Lord is the fragrance in flowers and becoming black bee He is attracted towards flowers. Sap in the mangoes is He and becoming nightingale He enjoys the same. Becoming peacock and the rain bird (babiha) only He identifies the delight in raining of the clouds. He transforms Himself into variegated sweets by becoming milk and water. The same Fromless Lord assuming different forms is residing in all the bodies. He is Omnipresent in all substances and activities and gurmukhs bow before all His such stages. will strive to be most comprehensive directory of Historical Gurudwaras and Non Historical Gurudwaras around the world.

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