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Sukhmani Sahib Asthapadee 20 Pauree 5-6


swjn sMq krhu iehu kwmu ]

saajan sant karahu ih kaam.

O friends, O Saints, make this your work.

Awn iqAwig jphu hir nwmu ]

aan ti-aag japahu har naam.

Renounce everything else, and chant the Name of the Lord.

ismir ismir ismir suK pwvhu ]

simar simar simar sukh paavhu.

Meditate, meditate, meditate in remembrance of Him, and find peace.

Awip jphu Avrh nwmu jpwvhu ]

aap japahu avrah naam japaavhu.

Chant the Naam yourself, and inspire others to chant it.

Bgiq Bwie qrIAY sMswru ]

bhagat bhaa-ay taree-ai sansaar.

By loving devotional worship, you shall cross over the world-ocean.

ibnu BgqI qnu hosI Cwru ]

bin bhagtee tan hosee chhaar.

Without devotional meditation, the body will be just ashes.

srb kilAwx sUK iniD nwmu ]

sarab kali-aan sookh niDh naam.

All joys and comforts are in the treasure of the Naam.

bUfq jwq pwey ibsRwmu ]

boodat jaat paa-ay bisraam.

Even the drowning can reach the place of rest and safety.

sgl dUK kw hovq nwsu ]

sagal dookh kaa hovat naas.

All sorrows shall vanish.

nwnk nwmu jphu gunqwsu ]5]

naanak naam japahu guntaas. ||5||

O Nanak, chant the Naam, the treasure of excellence. ||5||

aupjI pRIiq pRym rsu cwau ]

upjee pareet paraym ras chaa-o.

Love and affection, and the taste of yearning, have welled up within;

mn qn AMqir iehI suAwau ]

man tan antar ihee su-aa-o.

within my mind and body, this is my purpose:

nyqRhu pyiK drsu suKu hoie ]

naytarahu paykh daras sukh ho-ay.

beholding with my eyes His Blessed Vision, I am at peace.

mnu ibgsY swD crn Doie ]

man bigsai saaDh charan Dho-ay.

My mind blossoms forth in ecstasy, washing the feet of the Holy.

Bgq jnw kY min qin rMgu ]

bhagat janaa kai man tan rang.

The minds and bodies of His devotees are infused with His Love.

ibrlw koaU pwvY sMgu ]

birlaa ko-oo paavai sang.

Rare is the one who obtains their company.

eyk bsqu dIjY kir mieAw ]

ayk basat deejai kar ma-i-aa.

Show Your mercy - please, grant me this one request:

gur pRswid nwmu jip lieAw ]

gur parsaad naam jap la-i-aa.

by Guru's Grace, may I chant the Naam.

qw kI aupmw khI n jwie ]

taa kee upmaa kahee na jaa-ay.

His Praises cannot be spoken;

nwnk rihAw srb smwie ]6]

naanak rahi-aa sarab samaa-ay. ||6||

O Nanak, He is contained among all. ||6|| will strive to be most comprehensive directory of Historical Gurudwaras and Non Historical Gurudwaras around the world.

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