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Sukhmani Sahib Asthapadee 22 Pauree 5-6

swDsMig imil krhu Anµd ]

saaDhsang mil karahu anand.

Join the Company of the Holy, and be happy.

 gun gwvhu pRB prmwnµd ]

gun gaavhu parabh parmaanand.

Sing the Glories of God, the embodiment of supreme bliss.

 rwm nwm qqu krhu bIcwru ]

raam naam tat karahu beechaar.

Contemplate the essence of the Lord's Name.

 dRülB dyh kw krhu auDwru ]

darulabh dayh kaa karahu uDhaar.

Redeem this human body, so difficult to obtain.

 AMimRq bcn hir ky gun gwau ]

amrit bachan har kay gun gaa-o.

Sing the Ambrosial Words of the Lord's Glorious Praises;

 pRwn qrn kw iehY suAwau ]

paraan taran kaa ihai su-aa-o.

this is the way to save your mortal soul.

 AwT phr pRB pyKhu nyrw ]

aath pahar parabh paykhahu nayraa.

Behold God near at hand, twenty-four hours a day.

 imtY AigAwnu ibnsY AMDyrw ]

mitai agi-aan binsai anDhayraa.

Ignorance shall depart, and darkness shall be dispelled.

 suin aupdysu ihrdY bswvhu ]

sun updays hirdai basaavhu.

Listen to the Teachings, and enshrine them in your heart.

 mn ieCy nwnk Pl pwvhu ]5]

man ichhay naanak fal paavhu. ||5||

O Nanak, you shall obtain the fruits of your mind's desires. ||5||

 hlqu plqu duie lyhu svwir ]

halat palat du-ay layho savaar.

Embellish both this world and the next;

 rwm nwmu AMqir auir Dwir ]

raam naam antar ur Dhaar.

enshrine the Lord's Name deep within your heart.

 pUry gur kI pUrI dIiKAw ]

pooray gur kee pooree deekhi-aa.

Perfect are the Teachings of the Perfect Guru.

 ijsu min bsY iqsu swcu prIiKAw ]

jis man basai tis saach pareekhi-aa.

That person, within whose mind it abides, realizes the Truth.

 min qin nwmu jphu ilv lwie ]

man tan naam japahu liv laa-ay.

With your mind and body, chant the Naam; lovingly attune yourself to it.

 dUKu drdu mn qy Bau jwie ]

dookh darad man tay bha-o jaa-ay.

Sorrow, pain and fear shall depart from your mind.

 scu vwpwru krhu vwpwrI ]

sach vaapaar karahu vaapaaree.

Deal in the true trade, O trader,

 drgh inbhY Kyp qumwrI ]

dargeh nibhai khayp tumaaree.

and your merchandise shall be safe in the Court of the Lord.

 eykw tyk rKhu mn mwih ]

aykaa tayk rakhahu man maahi.

Keep the Support of the One in your mind.

 nwnk bhuir n Awvih jwih ]6]

naanak bahur na aavahi jaahi. ||6||

O Nanak, you shall not have to come and go in reincarnation again. ||6|| will strive to be most comprehensive directory of Historical Gurudwaras and Non Historical Gurudwaras around the world.

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