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Shabad Hazaraay

DnwsrI mhlw 1 Gru 1 caupdy

Dhanaasree mehlaa 1 ghar 1 cha-upday

Dhanaasaree, First Mehl, First House, Chau-Padas:

<> siq nwmu krqw purKu inrBau inrvYru Akwl mUriq AjUnI sYBM gur pRswid ]

ik-oNkaar sat naam kartaa purakh nirbha-o nirvair akaal moorat ajoonee saibhaN gur parsaad.

One Universal Creator God. Truth Is The Name. Creative Being Personified. No Fear. No Hatred. Image Of The Undying. Beyond Birth. Self-Existent. By Guru's Grace:

jIau frqu hY Awpxw kY isau krI pukwr ]

jee-o darat hai aapnaa kai si-o karee pukaar.

My soul is afraid; to whom should I complain?

dUK ivswrxu syivAw sdw sdw dwqwru ]1]

dookh visaaran sayvi-aa sadaa sadaa daataar. ||1||

I serve Him, who makes me forget my pains; He is the Giver, forever and ever. ||1||

swihbu myrw nIq nvw sdw sdw dwqwru ]1] rhwau ]

saahib mayraa neet navaa sadaa sadaa daataar. ||1|| rahaa-o.

My Lord and Master is forever new; He is the Giver, forever and ever. ||1||Pause||

Anidnu swihbu syvIAY AMiq Cfwey soie ]

an-din saahib sayvee-ai ant chhadaa-ay so-ay.

Night and day, I serve my Lord and Master; He shall save me in the end.

suix suix myrI kwmxI pwir auqwrw hoie ]2]

sun sun mayree kaamnee paar utaaraa ho-ay. ||2||

Hearing and listening, O my dear sister, I have crossed over. ||2||

dieAwl qyrY nwim qrw ]

da-i-aal tayrai naam taraa.

O Merciful Lord, Your Name carries me across.

sd kurbwxY jwau ]1] rhwau ]

sad kurbaanai jaa-o. ||1|| rahaa-o.

I am forever a sacrifice to You. ||1||Pause||

srbM swcw eyku hY dUjw nwhI koie ]

sarbaN saachaa ayk hai doojaa naahee ko-ay.

In all the world, there is only the One True Lord; there is no other at all.

qw kI syvw so kry jw kau ndir kry ]3]

taa kee sayvaa so karay jaa ka-o nadar karay. ||3||

He alone serves the Lord, upon whom the Lord casts His Glance of Grace. ||3||

quDu bwJu ipAwry kyv rhw ]

tuDh baajh pi-aaray kayv rahaa.

Without You, O Beloved, how could I even live?

sw vifAweI dyih ijqu nwim qyry lwig rhW ]

saa vadi-aa-ee deh jit naam tayray laag rahaaN.

Bless me with such greatness, that I may remain attached to Your Name.

dUjw nwhI koie ijsu AwgY ipAwry jwie khw ]1] rhwau ]

doojaa naahee ko-ay jis aagai pi-aaray jaa-ay kahaa. ||1|| rahaa-o.

There is no other, O Beloved, to whom I can go and speak. ||1||Pause||

syvI swihbu Awpxw Avru n jwcMau koie ]

sayvee saahib aapnaa avar na jaachaN-o ko-ay.

I serve my Lord and Master; I ask for no other.

nwnku qw kw dwsu hY ibMd ibMd cuK cuK hoie ]4]

naanak taa kaa daas hai bind bind chukh chukh ho-ay. ||4||

Nanak is His slave; moment by moment, bit by bit, he is a sacrifice to Him. ||4||

swihb qyry nwm ivthu ibMd ibMd cuK cuK hoie ]1] rhwau ]4]1]

saahib tayray naam vitahu bind bind chukh chukh ho-ay. ||1|| rahaa-o. ||4||1||

O Lord Master, I am a sacrifice to Your Name, moment by moment, bit by bit. ||1||Pause||4||1|| will strive to be most comprehensive directory of Historical Gurudwaras and Non Historical Gurudwaras around the world.

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