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Sukhmani Sahib Asthapadee 24 Pauree 5-6


pRB kI ausqiq krhu sMq mIq ]

parabh kee ustat karahu sant meet.

Sing the Praises of God, O Saints, O friends,

swvDwn eykwgr cIq ]

saavDhaan aykaagar cheet.

with total concentration and one-pointedness of mind.

suKmnI shj goibMd gun nwm ]

sukhmanee sahj gobind gun naam.

Sukhmani is the peaceful ease, the Glory of God, the Naam.

ijsu min bsY su hoq inDwn ]

jis man basai so hot niDhaan.

When it abides in the mind, one becomes wealthy.

srb ieCw qw kI pUrn hoie ]

sarab ichhaa taa kee pooran ho-ay.

All desires are fulfilled.

pRDwn purKu pRgtu sB loie ]

parDhaan purakh pargat sabh lo-ay.

One becomes the most respected person, famous all over the world.

sB qy aUc pwey AsQwnu ]

sabh tay ooch paa-ay asthaan.

He obtains the highest place of all.

bhuir n hovY Awvn jwnu ]

bahur na hovai aavan jaan.

He does not come and go in reincarnation any longer.

hir Dnu Kwit clY jnu soie ]

har Dhan khaat chalai jan so-ay.

One who departs, after earning the wealth of the Lord's Name,

nwnk ijsih prwpiq hoie ]5]

naanak jisahi paraapat ho-ay. ||5||

O Nanak, realizes it. ||5||

Kym sWiq iriD nv iniD ]

khaym saaNt riDh nav niDh.

Comfort, peace and tranquility, wealth and the nine treasures;

buiD igAwnu srb qh isiD ]

buDh gi-aan sarab tah siDh.

wisdom, knowledge, and all spiritual powers;

ibidAw qpu jogu pRB iDAwnu ]

bidi-aa tap jog parabh Dhi-aan.

learning, penance, Yoga and meditation on God;

igAwnu sRyst aUqm iesnwnu ]

gi-aan saraysat ootam isnaan.

The most sublime wisdom and purifying baths;

cwir pdwrQ kml pRgws ]

chaar padaarath kamal pargaas.

the four cardinal blessings, the opening of the heart-lotus;

sB kY miD sgl qy audws ]

sabh kai maDh sagal tay udaas.

in the midst of all, and yet detached from all;

suMdru cquru qq kw byqw ]

sundar chatur tat kaa baytaa.

beauty, intelligence, and the realization of reality;

smdrsI eyk idRstyqw ]

samadrasee ayk daristaytaa.

to look impartially upon all, and to see only the One

ieh Pl iqsu jn kY muiK Bny ] gur nwnk nwm bcn min suny ]6]

ih fal tis jan kai mukh bhanay. gur naanak naam bachan man sunay. ||6||

- these blessings come to one who, through Guru Nanak, chants the Naam with his mouth, and hears the Word with his ears. ||6|| will strive to be most comprehensive directory of Historical Gurudwaras and Non Historical Gurudwaras around the world.

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