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Gateway to Sikhism

Slok Mehlaa Nauvan

sB suK dwqw rwmu hY dUsr nwihn koie ]

sabh sukh daataa raam hai doosar naahin ko-ay.

The Lord is the Giver of all peace and comfort. There is no other at all.

khu nwnk suin ry mnw iqh ismrq giq hoie ]9]

kaho naanak sun ray manaa tih simrat gat ho-ay. ||9||

Says Nanak, listen, mind: meditating in remembrance on Him, salvation is attained. ||9||

ijh ismrq giq pweIAY iqh Bju ry qY mIq ]

jih simrat gat paa-ee-ai tih bhaj ray tai meet.

Remembering Him in meditation, salvation is attained; vibrate and meditate on Him, O my friend.

khu nwnk sunu ry mnw AauD Gtq hY nIq ]10]

kaho naanak sun ray manaa a-oDh ghatat hai neet. ||10||

Says Nanak, listen, mind: your life is passing away! ||10||

pWc qq ko qnu ricE jwnhu cqur sujwn ]

paaNch tat ko tan rachi-o jaanhu chatur sujaan.

Your body is made up of the five elements; you are clever and wise - know this well.

ijh qy aupijE nwnkw lIn qwih mY mwnu ]11]

jih tay upji-o naankaa leen taahi mai maan. ||11||

Believe it - you shall merge once again into the One, O Nanak, from whom you originated. ||11||

Gt Gt mY hir jU bsY sMqn kihE pukwir ]

ghat ghat mai har joo basai santan kahi-o pukaar.

The Dear Lord abides in each and every heart; the Saints proclaim this as true.

khu nwnk iqh Bju mnw Bau iniD auqrih pwir ]12]

kaho naanak tih bhaj manaa bha-o niDh utreh paar. ||12||

Says Nanak, meditate and vibrate upon Him, and you shall cross over the terrifying world-ocean. ||12||

suKu duKu ijh prsY nhI loBu mohu AiBmwnu ]

sukh dukh jih parsai nahee lobh moh abhimaan.

One who is not touched by pleasure or pain, greed, emotional attachment and egotistical pride

khu nwnk sunu ry mnw so mUriq Bgvwn ]13]

kaho naanak sun ray manaa so moorat bhagvaan. ||13||

- says Nanak, listen, mind: he is the very image of God. ||13||

ausqiq inMidAw nwih ijih kMcn loh smwin ]

ustat nindi-aa naahi jihi kanchan loh samaan.

One who is beyond praise and slander, who looks upon gold and iron alike

khu nwnk suin ry mnw mukiq qwih qY jwin ]14]

kaho naanak sun ray manaa mukat taahi tai jaan. ||14||

- says Nanak, listen, mind: know that such a person is liberated. ||14||

hrKu sogu jw kY nhI bYrI mIq smwin ]

harakh sog jaa kai nahee bairee meet samaan.

One who is not affected by pleasure or pain, who looks upon friend and enemy alike

khu nwnk suin ry mnw mukiq qwih qY jwin ]15]

kaho naanak sun ray manaa mukat taahi tai jaan. ||15||

- says Nanak, listen, mind: know that such a person is liberated. ||15||

BY kwhU kau dyq nih nih BY mwnq Awn ]

bhai kaahoo ka-o dayt neh neh bhai maanat aan.

One who does not frighten anyone, and who is not afraid of anyone else

khu nwnk suin ry mnw igAwnI qwih bKwin ]16]

kaho naanak sun ray manaa gi-aanee taahi bakhaan. ||16||

- says Nanak, listen, mind: call him spiritually wise. ||16|| will strive to be most comprehensive directory of Historical Gurudwaras and Non Historical Gurudwaras around the world.

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