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Sukhmani Sahib Asthapadee 10 Pauree 1-2

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 ausqiq krih Anyk jn AMqu n pwrwvwr ]

ustat karahi anayk jan ant na paaraavaar.

Many people praise the Lord. He has no end or limitation.

 nwnk rcnw pRiB rcI bhu ibiD Aink pRkwr ]1]

naanak rachnaa parabh rachee baho biDh anik parkaar. ||1||

O Nanak, God created the creation, with its many ways and various species. ||1||

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 keI koit hoey pUjwrI ]

ka-ee kot ho-ay poojaaree.

Many millions are His devotees.

 keI koit Awcwr ibauhwrI ]

ka-ee kot aachaar bi-uhaaree.

Many millions perform religious rituals and worldly duties.

 keI koit Bey qIrQ vwsI ]

ka-ee kot bha-ay tirath vaasee.

Many millions become dwellers at sacred shrines of pilgrimage.

 keI koit bn BRmih audwsI ]

ka-ee kot ban bharmeh udaasee.

Many millions wander as renunciates in the wilderness.

 keI koit byd ky sRoqy ]

ka-ee kot bayd kay sarotay.

Many millions listen to the Vedas.

 keI koit qpIsur hoqy ]

ka-ee kot tapeesur hotay.

Many millions become austere penitents.

 keI koit Awqm iDAwnu Dwrih ]

ka-ee kot aatam Dhi-aan Dhaareh.

Many millions enshrine meditation within their souls.

 keI koit kib kwib bIcwrih ]

ka-ee kot kab kaab beechaareh.

Many millions of poets contemplate Him through poetry.

 keI koit nvqn nwm iDAwvih ]

ka-ee kot navtan naam Dhi-aavahi.

Many millions meditate on His eternally new Naam.

 nwnk krqy kw AMqu n pwvih ]1]

naanak kartay kaa ant na paavahi. ||1||

O Nanak, none can find the limits of the Creator. ||1||

 keI koit Bey AiBmwnI ]

ka-ee kot bha-ay abhimaanee.

Many millions become self-centered.

 keI koit AMD AigAwnI ]

ka-ee kot anDh agi-aanee.

Many millions are blinded by ignorance.

 keI koit ikrpn kTor ]

ka-ee kot kirpan kathor.

Many millions are stone-hearted misers.

 keI koit AiBg Awqm inkor ]

ka-ee kot abhig aatam nikor.

Many millions are heartless, with dry, withered souls.

 keI koit pr drb kau ihrih ]

ka-ee kot par darab ka-o hireh.

Many millions steal the wealth of others.

 keI koit pr dUKnw krih ]

ka-ee kot par dookhnaa karahi.

Many millions slander others.

 keI koit mwieAw sRm mwih ]

ka-ee kot maa-i-aa saram maahi.

Many millions struggle in Maya.

 keI koit prdys BRmwih ]

ka-ee kot pardays bharmaahi.

Many millions wander in foreign lands.

 ijqu ijqu lwvhu iqqu iqqu lgnw ]

jit jit laavhu tit tit lagnaa.

Whatever God attaches them to - with that they are engaged.

 nwnk krqy kI jwnY krqw rcnw ]2]

naanak kartay kee jaanai kartaa rachnaa. ||2||

O Nanak, the Creator alone knows the workings of His creation. ||2|| will strive to be most comprehensive directory of Historical Gurudwaras and Non Historical Gurudwaras around the world.

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