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Sukhmani Sahib Asthapadee 15 pauree 5-6

ijsu vKr kau lYin qU AwieAw ]

jis vakhar ka-o lain too aa-i-aa.

This merchandise, which you have come to obtai

 rwm nwmu sMqn Gir pwieAw ]

raam naam santan ghar paa-i-aa.

n - the Lord's Name is obtained in the home of the Saints.

 qij AiBmwnu lyhu mn moil ] rwm nwmu ihrdy mih qoil ]

taj abhimaan layho man mol. raam naam hirday meh tol.

Renounce your egotistical pride, and with your mind, purchase the Lord's Name - measure it out within your heart.

 lwid Kyp sMqh sMig cwlu ]

laad khayp santeh sang chaal.

Load up this merchandise, and set out with the Saints.

 Avr iqAwig ibiKAw jMjwl ]

avar ti-aag bikhi-aa janjaal.

Give up other corrupt entanglements.

 DMin DMin khY sBu koie ]

Dhan Dhan kahai sabh ko-ay.

"Blessed, blessed", everyone will call you,

 muK aUjl hir drgh soie ]

mukh oojal har dargeh so-ay.

and your face shall be radiant in the Court of the Lord.

 iehu vwpwru ivrlw vwpwrY ]

ih vaapaar virlaa vaapaarai.

In this trade, only a few are trading.

 nwnk qw kY sd bilhwrY ]5]

naanak taa kai sad balihaarai. ||5||

Nanak is forever a sacrifice to them. ||5||

 crn swD ky Doie Doie pIau ]

charan saaDh kay Dho-ay Dho-ay pee-o.

Wash the feet of the Holy, and drink in this water.

 Arip swD kau Apnw jIau ]

arap saaDh ka-o apnaa jee-o.

Dedicate your soul to the Holy.

 swD kI DUir krhu iesnwnu ]

saaDh kee Dhoor karahu isnaan.

Take your cleansing bath in the dust of the feet of the Holy.

 swD aUpir jweIAY kurbwnu ]

saaDh oopar jaa-ee-ai kurbaan.

To the Holy, make your life a sacrifice.

 swD syvw vfBwgI pweIAY ]

saaDh sayvaa vadbhaagee paa-ee-ai.

Service to the Holy is obtained by great good fortune.

 swDsMig hir kIrqnu gweIAY ]

saaDhsang har keertan gaa-ee-ai.

In the Saadh Sangat, the Company of the Holy, the Kirtan of the Lord's Praise is sung.

 Aink ibGn qy swDU rwKY ]

anik bighan tay saaDhoo raakhai.

From all sorts of dangers, the Saint saves us.

 hir gun gwie AMimRq rsu cwKY ]

har gun gaa-ay amrit ras chaakhai.

Singing the Glorious Praises of the Lord, we taste the ambrosial essence.

 Et ghI sMqh dir AwieAw ]

ot gahee santeh dar aa-i-aa.

Seeking the Protection of the Saints, we have come to their door.

 srb sUK nwnk iqh pwieAw ]6]

sarab sookh naanak tih paa-i-aa. ||6||

All comforts, O Nanak, are so obtained. ||6|| will strive to be most comprehensive directory of Historical Gurudwaras and Non Historical Gurudwaras around the world.

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