Sukhmani Sahib Asthapadee 11 Pauree 3-4
khu mwnuK qy ikAw hoie AwvY ]
kaho maanukh tay ki-aa ho-ay aavai.
Tell me – what can a mere mortal do?
jo iqsu BwvY soeI krwvY ]
jo tis bhaavai so-ee karaavai.
Whatever pleases God is what He causes us to do.
ies kY hwiQ hoie qw sBu ikCu lyie ]
is kai haath ho-ay taa sabh kichh lay-ay.
If it were in our hands, we would grab up everything.
jo iqsu BwvY soeI kryie ]
jo tis bhaavai so-ee karay-i.
Whatever pleases God – that is what He does.
Anjwnq ibiKAw mih rcY ]
anjaanat bikhi-aa meh rachai.
Through ignorance, people are engrossed in corruption.
jy jwnq Awpn Awp bcY ]
jay jaanat aapan aap bachai.
If they knew better, they would save themselves.
Brmy BUlw dh idis DwvY ]
bharmay bhoolaa dah dis Dhaavai.
Deluded by doubt, they wander around in the ten directions.
inmK mwih cwir kuMt iPir AwvY ]
nimakh maahi chaar kunt fir aavai.
In an instant, their minds go around the four corners of the world and come back again.
kir ikrpw ijsu ApnI Bgiq dyie ]
kar kirpaa jis apnee bhagat day-ay.
Those whom the Lord mercifully blesses with His devotional worship
nwnk qy jn nwim imlyie ]3]
naanak tay jan naam milay-ay. ||3||
– O Nanak, they are absorbed into the Naam. ||3||
iKn mih nIc kIt kau rwj ]
khin meh neech keet ka-o raaj.
In an instant, the lowly worm is transformed into a king.
pwrbRhm grIb invwj ]
paarbarahm gareeb nivaaj.
The Supreme Lord God is the Protector of the humble.
jw kw idRsit kCU n AwvY ]
jaa kaa darisat kachhoo na aavai.
Even one who has never been seen at all,
iqsu qqkwl dh ids pRgtwvY ]
tis tatkaal dah dis paragtaavai.
becomes instantly famous in the ten directions.
jw kau ApunI krY bKsIs ]
jaa ka-o apunee karai bakhsees.
And that one upon whom He bestows His blessings
qw kw lyKw n gnY jgdIs ]
taa kaa laykhaa na ganai jagdees.
– the Lord of the world does not hold him to his account.
jIau ipMfu sB iqs kI rwis ]
jee-o pind sabh tis kee raas.
Soul and body are all His property.
Git Git pUrn bRhm pRgws ]
ghat ghat pooran barahm pargaas.
Each and every heart is illuminated by the Perfect Lord God.
ApnI bxq Awip bnweI ]
apnee banat aap banaa-ee.
He Himself fashioned His own handiwork.
nwnk jIvY dyiK bfweI ]4]
naanak jeevai daykh badaa-ee. ||4||
Nanak lives by beholding His greatness. ||4||