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Sukhmani Sahib Asthapadee13 Pauree 7-8

sMq kw doKI ibgV rUpu hoie jwie ]

sant kaa dokhee bigarh roop ho-ay jaa-ay.

The slanderer of the Saint becomes deformed.

 sMq ky doKI kau drgh imlY sjwie ]

sant kay dokhee ka-o dargeh milai sajaa-ay.

The slanderer of the Saint receives his punishment in the Court of the Lord.

 sMq kw doKI sdw shkweIAY ]

sant kaa dokhee sadaa sahkaa-ee-ai.

The slanderer of the Saint is eternally in limbo.

 sMq kw doKI n mrY n jIvweIAY ]

sant kaa dokhee na marai na jeevaa-ee-ai.

He does not die, but he does not live either.

 sMq ky doKI kI pujY n Awsw ]

sant kay dokhee kee pujai na aasaa.

The hopes of the slanderer of the Saint are not fulfilled.

 sMq kw doKI auiT clY inrwsw ]

sant kaa dokhee uth chalai niraasaa.

The slanderer of the Saint departs disappointed.

 sMq kY doiK n iqRstY koie ]

sant kai dokh na taristai ko-ay.

Slandering the Saint, no one attains satisfaction.

 jYsw BwvY qYsw koeI hoie ]

jaisaa bhaavai taisaa ko-ee ho-ay.

As it pleases the Lord, so do people become;

 pieAw ikrqu n mytY koie ]

pa-i-aa kirat na maytai ko-ay.

no one can erase their past actions.

 nwnk jwnY scw soie ]7]

naanak jaanai sachaa so-ay. ||7||

O Nanak, the True Lord alone knows all. ||7||

 sB Gt iqs ky Ehu krnYhwru ]

sabh ghat tis kay oh karnaihaar.

All hearts are His; He is the Creator.

 sdw sdw iqs kau nmskwru ]

sadaa sadaa tis ka-o namaskaar.

Forever and ever, I bow to Him in reverence.

 pRB kI ausqiq krhu idnu rwiq ]

parabh kee ustat karahu din raat.

Praise God, day and night.

 iqsih iDAwvhu swis igrwis ]

tiseh Dhi-aavahu saas giraas.

Meditate on Him with every breath and morsel of food.

 sBu kCu vrqY iqs kw kIAw ]

sabh kachh vartai tis kaa kee-aa.

Everything happens as He wills.

 jYsw kry qYsw ko QIAw ]

jaisaa karay taisaa ko thee-aa.

As He wills, so people become.

 Apnw Kylu Awip krnYhwru ]

apnaa khayl aap karnaihaar.

He Himself is the play, and He Himself is the actor.

 dUsr kaunu khY bIcwru ]

doosar ka-un kahai beechaar.

Who else can speak or deliberate upon this?

 ijs no ik®pw krY iqsu Awpn nwmu dyie ]

jis no kirpaa karai tis aapan naam day-ay.

He Himself gives His Name to those, upon whom He bestows His Mercy.

 bfBwgI nwnk jn syie ]8]13]

badbhaagee naanak jan say-ay. ||8||13||

Very fortunate, O Nanak, are those people. ||8||13|| will strive to be most comprehensive directory of Historical Gurudwaras and Non Historical Gurudwaras around the world.

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