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Sukhmani Sahib Asthapadee 20 Pauree 1-2

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 iPrq iPrq pRB AwieAw pirAw qau srnwie ]

firat firat parabh aa-i-aa pari-aa ta-o sarnaa-ay.

After wandering and wandering, O God, I have come, and entered Your Sanctuary.

 nwnk kI pRB bynqI ApnI BgqI lwie ]1]

naanak kee parabh bayntee apnee bhagtee laa-ay. ||1||

This is Nanak's prayer, O God: please, attach me to Your devotional service. ||1||

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 jwck jnu jwcY pRB dwnu ]

jaachak jan jaachai parabh daan.

I am a beggar; I beg for this gift from You:

 kir ikrpw dyvhu hir nwmu ]

kar kirpaa dayvhu har naam.

please, by Your Mercy, Lord, give me Your Name.

 swD jnw kI mwgau DUir ]

saaDh janaa kee maaga-o Dhoor.

I ask for the dust of the feet of the Holy.

 pwrbRhm myrI srDw pUir ]

paarbarahm mayree sarDhaa poor.

O Supreme Lord God, please fulfill my yearning;

 sdw sdw pRB ky gun gwvau ]

sadaa sadaa parabh kay gun gaava-o.

may I sing the Glorious Praises of God forever and ever.

 swis swis pRB qumih iDAwvau ]

saas saas parabh tumeh Dhi-aava-o.

With each and every breath, may I meditate on You, O God.

 crn kml isau lwgY pRIiq ]

charan kamal si-o laagai pareet.

May I enshrine affection for Your Lotus Feet.

 Bgiq krau pRB kI inq nIiq ]

bhagat kara-o parabh kee nit neet.

May I perform devotional worship to God each and every day.

 eyk Et eyko AwDwru ]

ayk ot ayko aaDhaar.

You are my only Shelter, my only Support.

 nwnku mwgY nwmu pRB swru ]1]

naanak maagai naam parabh saar. ||1||

Nanak asks for the most sublime, the Naam, the Name of God. ||1||

 pRB kI idRsit mhw suKu hoie ]

parabh kee darisat mahaa sukh ho-ay.

By God's Gracious Glance, there is great peace.

 hir rsu pwvY ibrlw koie ]

har ras paavai birlaa ko-ay.

Rare are those who obtain the juice of the Lord's essence.

 ijn cwiKAw sy jn iqRpqwny ]

jin chaakhi-aa say jan tariptaanay.

Those who taste it are satisfied.

 pUrn purK nhI folwny ]

pooran purakh nahee dolaanay.

They are fulfilled and realized beings - they do not waver.

 suBr Bry pRym rs rMig ]

subhar bharay paraym ras rang.

They are totally filled to over-flowing with the sweet delight of His Love.

 aupjY cwau swD kY sMig ]

upjai chaa-o saaDh kai sang.

Spiritual delight wells up within, in the Saadh Sangat, the Company of the Holy.

 pry srin Awn sB iqAwig ]

paray saran aan sabh ti-aag.

Taking to His Sanctuary, they forsake all others.

 AMqir pRgws Anidnu ilv lwig ]

antar pargaas an-din liv laag.

Deep within, they are enlightened, and they center themselves on Him, day and night.

 bfBwgI jipAw pRBu soie ]

badbhaagee japi-aa parabh so-ay.

Most fortunate are those who meditate on God.

 nwnk nwim rqy suKu hoie ]2]

naanak naam ratay sukh ho-ay. ||2||

O Nanak, attuned to the Naam, they are at peace. ||2|| will strive to be most comprehensive directory of Historical Gurudwaras and Non Historical Gurudwaras around the world.

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