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gurmuiK cUkY Awvx jwxu ]

gurmukh chookai aavan jaan.

The comings and goings in reincarnation are ended for the Gurmukh.

gurmuiK drgh pwvY mwxu ]

gurmukh dargeh paavai maan.

The Gurmukh is honored in the Court of the Lord.

gurmuiK Koty Kry pCwxu ]

gurmukh khotay kharay pachhaan.

The Gurmukh distinguishes the true from the false.

gurmuiK lwgY shij iDAwnu ]

gurmukh laagai sahj Dhi-aan.

The Gurmukh focuses his meditation on the celestial Lord.

gurmuiK drgh isPiq smwie ]

gurmukh dargeh sifat samaa-ay.

In the Court of the Lord, the Gurmukh is absorbed in His Praises.

nwnk gurmuiK bMDu n pwie ]41]

naanak gurmukh banDh na paa-ay. ||41||

O Nanak, the Gurmukh is not bound by bonds. ||41||

gurmuiK nwmu inrMjn pwey ]

gurmukh naam niranjan paa-ay.

The Gurmukh obtains the Name of the Immaculate Lord.

gurmuiK haumY sbid jlwey ]

gurmukh ha-umai sabad jalaa-ay.

Through the Shabad, the Gurmukh burns away his ego.

gurmuiK swcy ky gux gwey ]

gurmukh saachay kay gun gaa-ay.

The Gurmukh sings the Glorious Praises of the True Lord.

gurmuiK swcY rhY smwey ]

gurmukh saachai rahai samaa-ay.

The Gurmukh remains absorbed in the True Lord.

gurmuiK swic nwim piq aUqm hoie ]

gurmukh saach naam pat ootam ho-ay.

Through the True Name, the Gurmukh is honored and exalted.

nwnk gurmuiK sgl Bvx kI soJI hoie ]42]

naanak gurmukh sagal bhavan kee sojhee ho-ay. ||42||

O Nanak, the Gurmukh understands all the worlds. ||42||

kvx mUlu kvx miq vylw ]

kavan mool kavan mat vaylaa.

"What is the root, the source of all? What teachings hold for these times?

qyrw kvxu gurU ijs kw qU cylw ]

tayraa kavan guroo jis kaa too chaylaa.

Who is your guru? Whose disciple are you?

kvx kQw ly rhhu inrwly ]

kavan kathaa lay rahhu niraalay.

What is that speech, by which you remain unattached?

bolY nwnku suxhu qum bwly ]

bolai naanak sunhu tum baalay.

Listen to what we say, O Nanak, you little boy.

eysu kQw kw dyie bIcwru ]

ays kathaa kaa day-ay beechaar.

Give us your opinion on what we have said.

Bvjlu sbid lµGwvxhwru ]43]

bhavjal sabad langhaavanhaar. ||43||

How can the Shabad carry us across the terrifying world-ocean?"||43||

pvn ArMBu siqgur miq vylw ]

pavan arambh satgur mat vaylaa.

From the air came the beginning. This is the age of the True Guru's Teachings.

sbdu gurU suriq Duin cylw ]

sabad guroo surat Dhun chaylaa.

The Shabad is the Guru, upon whom I lovingly focus my consciousness; I am the chaylaa, the disciple.

AkQ kQw ly rhau inrwlw ]

akath kathaa lay raha-o niraalaa.

Speaking the Unspoken Speech, I remain unattached.

nwnk juig juig gur gopwlw ]

naanak jug jug gur gopaalaa.

O Nanak, throughout the ages, the Lord of the World is my Guru.

eyku sbdu ijqu kQw vIcwrI ]

ayk sabad jit kathaa veechaaree.

I contemplate the sermon of the Shabad, the Word of the One God.

gurmuiK haumY Agin invwrI ]44]

gurmukh ha-umai agan nivaaree. ||44||

The Gurmukh puts out the fire of egotism. ||44||

mYx ky dMq ikau KweIAY swru ]

main kay dant ki-o khaa-ee-ai saar.

"With teeth of wax, how can one chew iron?

ijqu grbu jwie su kvxu Awhwru ]

jit garab jaa-ay so kavan aahaar.

What is that food, which takes away pride?

ihvY kw Gru mMdru Agin iprwhnu ]

hivai kaa ghar mandar agan piraahan.

How can one live in the palace, the home of snow, wearing robes of fire?

kvn guPw ijqu rhY Avwhnu ]

kavan gufaa jit rahai avaahan.

Where is that cave, within which one may remain unshaken?

ieq auq iks kau jwix smwvY ]

it ut kis ka-o jaan samaavai.

Who should we know to be pervading here and there?

kvn iDAwnu mnu mnih smwvY ]45]

kavan Dhi-aan man maneh samaavai. ||45||

What is that meditation, which leads the mind to be absorbed in itself?"||45||

hau hau mY mY ivchu KovY ]

ha-o ha-o mai mai vichahu khovai.

Eradicating egotism and individualism from within,

dUjw mytY eyko hovY ]

doojaa maytai ayko hovai.

and erasing duality, the mortal becomes one with God.

jgu krVw mnmuKu gwvwru ]

jag karrhaa manmukh gaavaar.

The world is difficult for the foolish, self-willed manmukh;

sbdu kmweIAY KweIAY swru ]

sabad kamaa-ee-ai khaa-ee-ai saar.

practicing the Shabad, one chews iron.

AMqir bwhir eyko jwxY ]

antar baahar ayko jaanai.

Know the One Lord, inside and out.

nwnk Agin mrY siqgur kY BwxY ]46]

naanak agan marai satgur kai bhaanai. ||46||

O Nanak, the fire is quenched, through the Pleasure of the True Guru's Will. ||46||

sc BY rwqw grbu invwrY ]

sach bhai raataa garab nivaarai.

Imbued with the True Fear of God, pride is taken away;

eyko jwqw sbdu vIcwrY ]

ayko jaataa sabad veechaarai.

realize that He is One, and contemplate the Shabad.

sbdu vsY scu AMqir hIAw ]

sabad vasai sach antar hee-aa.

With the True Shabad abiding deep within the heart,

qnu mnu sIqlu rMig rMgIAw ]

tan man seetal rang rangee-aa.

the body and mind are cooled and soothed, and colored with the Lord's Love.

kwmu k®oDu ibKu Agin invwry ]

kaam kroDh bikh agan nivaaray.

The fire of sexual desire, anger and corruption is quenched.

nwnk ndrI ndir ipAwry ]47]

naanak nadree nadar pi-aaray. ||47||

O Nanak, the Beloved bestows His Glance of Grace. ||47||

kvn muiK cMdu ihvY Gru CwieAw ]

kavan mukh chand hivai ghar chhaa-i-aa.

"The moon of the mind is cool and dark; how is it enlightened?

kvn muiK sUrju qpY qpwieAw ]

kavan mukh sooraj tapai tapaa-i-aa.

How does the sun blaze so brilliantly?

kvn muiK kwlu johq inq rhY ]

kavan mukh kaal johat nit rahai.

How can the constant watchful gaze of Death be turned away?

kvn buiD gurmuiK piq rhY ]

kavan buDh gurmukh pat rahai.

By what understanding is the honor of the Gurmukh preserved?

kvnu joDu jo kwlu sMGwrY ]

kavan joDh jo kaal sanghaarai.

Who is the warrior, who conquers Death?

bolY bwxI nwnku bIcwrY ]48]

bolai banee naanak beechaarai. ||48||

Give us your thoughtful reply, O Nanak."||48|| will strive to be most comprehensive directory of Historical Gurudwaras and Non Historical Gurudwaras around the world.

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