Thursday, December 14, 2017
Gateway to Sikhism

Shabad Hazaraay

iblwvlu mhlw 1 ]

bilaaval mehlaa 1.

Bilaawal, First Mehl:

mnu mMdru qnu vys klµdru Gt hI qIriQ nwvw ]

man mandar tan vays kalandar ghat hee tirath naavaa.

My mind is the temple, and my body is the simple cloth of the humble seeker; deep within my heart, I bathe at the sacred shrine.

eyku sbdu myrY pRwin bsqu hY bwhuiV jnim n Awvw ]1]

ayk sabad mayrai paraan basat hai baahurh janam na aavaa. ||1||

The One Word of the Shabad abides within my mind; I shall not come to be born again. ||1||

mnu byiDAw dieAwl syqI myrI mweI ]

man bayDhi-aa da-i-aal saytee mayree maa-ee.

My mind is pierced through by the Merciful Lord, O my mother!

kauxu jwxY pIr prweI ]

ka-un jaanai peer paraa-ee.

Who can know the pain of another?

hm nwhI icMq prweI ]1] rhwau ]

ham naahee chint paraa-ee. ||1|| rahaa-o.

I think of none other than the Lord. ||1||Pause||

Agm Agocr AlK Apwrw icMqw krhu hmwrI ]

agam agochar alakh apaaraa chintaa karahu hamaaree.

O Lord, inaccessible, unfathomable, invisible and infinite: please, take care of me!

jil Qil mhIAil Birpuir lIxw Git Git joiq qum@wrI ]2]

jal thal mahee-al bharipur leenaa ghat ghat jot tumHaaree. ||2||

In the water, on the land and in sky, You are totally pervading. Your Light is in each and every heart. ||2||

isK miq sB buiD qum@wrI mMidr Cwvw qyry ]

sikh mat sabh buDh tumHaaree mandir chhaavaa tayray.

All teachings, instructions and understandings are Yours; the mansions and sanctuaries are Yours as well.

quJ ibnu Avru n jwxw myry swihbw gux gwvw inq qyry ]3]

tujh bin avar na jaanaa mayray saahibaa gun gaavaa nit tayray. ||3||

Without You, I know no other, O my Lord and Master; I continually sing Your Glorious Praises. ||3||

jIA jMq siB srix qum@wrI srb icMq quDu pwsy ]

jee-a jant sabh saran tumHaaree sarab chint tuDh paasay.

All beings and creatures seek the Protection of Your Sanctuary; all thought of their care rests with You.

jo quDu BwvY soeI cMgw iek nwnk kI Ardwsy ]4]2]

jo tuDh bhaavai so-ee changa ik naanak kee ardaasay. ||4||2||

That which pleases Your Will is good; this alone is Nanak's prayer. ||4||2|| will strive to be most comprehensive directory of Historical Gurudwaras and Non Historical Gurudwaras around the world.

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