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Sukhmani Sahib Asthapadee 24 Pauree 1-2


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pUrw pRBu AwrwiDAw pUrw jw kw nwau ]

pooraa parabh aaraaDhi-aa pooraa jaa kaa naa-o.

I worship and adore the Perfect Lord God. Perfect is His Name.

nwnk pUrw pwieAw pUry ky gun gwau ]1]

naanak pooraa paa-i-aa pooray kay gun gaa-o. ||1||

O Nanak, I have obtained the Perfect One; I sing the Glorious Praises of the Perfect Lord. ||1||

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pUry gur kw suin aupdysu ]

pooray gur kaa sun updays.

Listen to the Teachings of the Perfect Guru;

pwrbRhmu inkit kir pyKu ]

paarbarahm nikat kar paykh.

see the Supreme Lord God near you.

swis swis ismrhu goibMd ]

saas saas simrahu gobind.

With each and every breath, meditate in remembrance on the Lord of the Universe,

mn AMqr kI auqrY icMd ]

man antar kee utrai chind.

and the anxiety within your mind shall depart.

Aws Ainq iqAwghu qrMg ]

aas anit ti-aagahu tarang.

Abandon the waves of fleeting desire,

sMq jnw kI DUir mn mMg ]

sant janaa kee Dhoor man mang.

and pray for the dust of the feet of the Saints.

Awpu Coif bynqI krhu ]

aap chhod bayntee karahu.

Renounce your selfishness and conceit and offer your prayers.

swDsMig Agin swgru qrhu ]

saaDhsang agan saagar tarahu.

In the Saadh Sangat, the Company of the Holy, cross over the ocean of fire.

hir Dn ky Bir lyhu BMfwr ]

har Dhan kay bhar layho bhandaar.

Fill your stores with the wealth of the Lord.

nwnk gur pUry nmskwr ]1]

naanak gur pooray namaskaar. ||1||

Nanak bows in humility and reverence to the Perfect Guru. ||1||

Kym kusl shj Awnµd ]

khaym kusal sahj aanand.

Happiness, intuitive peace, poise and bliss

swDsMig Bju prmwnµd ]

saaDhsang bhaj parmaanand.

- in the Company of the Holy, meditate on the Lord of supreme bliss.

nrk invwir auDwrhu jIau ]

narak nivaar uDhaarahu jee-o.

You shall be spared from hell - save your soul!

gun goibMd AMimRq rsu pIau ]

gun gobind amrit ras pee-o.

Drink in the ambrosial essence of the Glorious Praises of the Lord of the Universe.

iciq icqvhu nwrwiex eyk ]

chit chitvahu naaraa-in ayk.

Focus your consciousness on the One, the All-pervading Lord

eyk rUp jw ky rMg Anyk ]

ayk roop jaa kay rang anayk.

- He has One Form, but He has many manifestations.

gopwl dwmodr dIn dieAwl ]

gopaal daamodar deen da-i-aal.

Sustainer of the Universe, Lord of the world, Kind to the poor,

duK BMjn pUrn ikrpwl ]

dukh bhanjan pooran kirpaal.

Destroyer of sorrow, perfectly Merciful.

ismir ismir nwmu bwrM bwr ]

simar simar naam baaraN baar.

Meditate, meditate in remembrance on the Naam, again and again.

nwnk jIA kw iehY ADwr ]2]

naanak jee-a kaa ihai aDhaar. ||2||

O Nanak, it is the Support of the soul. ||2||

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