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Sukhmani Sahib Asthapadee 22 Pauree 1-2

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 jIA jMq ky Twkurw Awpy vrqxhwr ]

jee-a jant kay thaakuraa aapay vartanhaar.

O Lord and Master of all beings and creatures, You Yourself are prevailing everywhere.

 nwnk eyko psirAw dUjw kh idRstwr ]1]

naanak ayko pasri-aa doojaa kah daristaar. ||1||

O Nanak, The One is All-pervading; where is any other to be seen? ||1||

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 Awip kQY Awip sunnYhwru ]

aap kathai aap sunnaihaar.

He Himself is the speaker, and He Himself is the listener.

 Awpih eyku Awip ibsQwru ]

aapeh ayk aap bisthaar.

He Himself is the One, and He Himself is the many.

 jw iqsu BwvY qw isRsit aupwey ]

jaa tis bhaavai taa sarisat upaa-ay.

When it pleases Him, He creates the world.

 AwpnY BwxY ley smwey ]

aapnai bhaanai la-ay samaa-ay.

As He pleases, He absorbs it back into Himself.

 qum qy iBMn nhI ikCu hoie ]

tum tay bhinn nahee kichh ho-ay.

Without You, nothing can be done.

 Awpn sUiq sBu jgqu proie ]

aapan soot sabh jagat paro-ay.

Upon Your thread, You have strung the whole world.

 jw kau pRB jIau Awip buJwey ]

jaa ka-o parabh jee-o aap bujhaa-ay.

One whom God Himself inspires to understand

 scu nwmu soeI jnu pwey ]

sach naam so-ee jan paa-ay.

- that person obtains the True Name.

 so smdrsI qq kw byqw ]

so samadrasee tat kaa baytaa.

He looks impartially upon all, and he knows the essential reality.

 nwnk sgl isRsit kw jyqw ]1]

naanak sagal sarisat kaa jaytaa. ||1||

O Nanak, he conquers the whole world. ||1||

 jIA jMqR sB qw kY hwQ ]

jee-a jantar sabh taa kai haath.

All beings and creatures are in His Hands.

 dIn dieAwl AnwQ ko nwQu ]

deen da-i-aal anaath ko naath.

He is Merciful to the meek, the Patron of the patronless.

 ijsu rwKY iqsu koie n mwrY ]

jis raakhai tis ko-ay na maarai.

No one can kill those who are protected by Him.

 so mUAw ijsu mnhu ibswrY ]

so moo-aa jis manhu bisaarai.

One who is forgotten by God, is already dead.

 iqsu qij Avr khw ko jwie ]

tis taj avar kahaa ko jaa-ay.

Leaving Him, where else could anyone go?

 sB isir eyku inrMjn rwie ]

sabh sir ayk niranjan raa-ay.

Over the heads of all is the One, the Immaculate King.

 jIA kI jugiq jw kY sB hwiQ ]

jee-a kee jugat jaa kai sabh haath.

The ways and means of all beings are in His Hands.

 AMqir bwhir jwnhu swiQ ]

antar baahar jaanhu saath.

Inwardly and outwardly, know that He is with you.

 gun inDwn byAMq Apwr ]

gun niDhaan bay-ant apaar.

He is the Ocean of excellence, infinite and endless.

 nwnk dws sdw bilhwr ]2]

naanak daas sadaa balihaar. ||2||

Slave Nanak is forever a sacrifice to Him. ||2|| will strive to be most comprehensive directory of Historical Gurudwaras and Non Historical Gurudwaras around the world.

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