Sukhmani Sahib Asthapadee 22 Pauree 1-2-The Sikh Prayers
Sukhmani Sahib Asthapadee 22 Pauree 1-2
jIA jMq ky Twkurw Awpy vrqxhwr ]
jee-a jant kay thaakuraa aapay vartanhaar.
O Lord and Master of all beings and creatures, You Yourself are prevailing everywhere.
nwnk eyko psirAw dUjw kh idRstwr ]1]
naanak ayko pasri-aa doojaa kah daristaar. ||1||
O Nanak, The One is All-pervading; where is any other to be seen? ||1||
Awip kQY Awip sunnYhwru ]
aap kathai aap sunnaihaar.
He Himself is the speaker, and He Himself is the listener.
Awpih eyku Awip ibsQwru ]
aapeh ayk aap bisthaar.
He Himself is the One, and He Himself is the many.
jw iqsu BwvY qw isRsit aupwey ]
jaa tis bhaavai taa sarisat upaa-ay.
When it pleases Him, He creates the world.
AwpnY BwxY ley smwey ]
aapnai bhaanai la-ay samaa-ay.
As He pleases, He absorbs it back into Himself.
qum qy iBMn nhI ikCu hoie ]
tum tay bhinn nahee kichh ho-ay.
Without You, nothing can be done.
Awpn sUiq sBu jgqu proie ]
aapan soot sabh jagat paro-ay.
Upon Your thread, You have strung the whole world.
jw kau pRB jIau Awip buJwey ]
jaa ka-o parabh jee-o aap bujhaa-ay.
One whom God Himself inspires to understand
scu nwmu soeI jnu pwey ]
sach naam so-ee jan paa-ay.
– that person obtains the True Name.
so smdrsI qq kw byqw ]
so samadrasee tat kaa baytaa.
He looks impartially upon all, and he knows the essential reality.
nwnk sgl isRsit kw jyqw ]1]
naanak sagal sarisat kaa jaytaa. ||1||
O Nanak, he conquers the whole world. ||1||
jIA jMqR sB qw kY hwQ ]
jee-a jantar sabh taa kai haath.
All beings and creatures are in His Hands.
dIn dieAwl AnwQ ko nwQu ]
deen da-i-aal anaath ko naath.
He is Merciful to the meek, the Patron of the patronless.
ijsu rwKY iqsu koie n mwrY ]
jis raakhai tis ko-ay na maarai.
No one can kill those who are protected by Him.
so mUAw ijsu mnhu ibswrY ]
so moo-aa jis manhu bisaarai.
One who is forgotten by God, is already dead.
iqsu qij Avr khw ko jwie ]
tis taj avar kahaa ko jaa-ay.
Leaving Him, where else could anyone go?
sB isir eyku inrMjn rwie ]
sabh sir ayk niranjan raa-ay.
Over the heads of all is the One, the Immaculate King.
jIA kI jugiq jw kY sB hwiQ ]
jee-a kee jugat jaa kai sabh haath.
The ways and means of all beings are in His Hands.
AMqir bwhir jwnhu swiQ ]
antar baahar jaanhu saath.
Inwardly and outwardly, know that He is with you.
gun inDwn byAMq Apwr ]
gun niDhaan bay-ant apaar.
He is the Ocean of excellence, infinite and endless.
nwnk dws sdw bilhwr ]2]
naanak daas sadaa balihaar. ||2||
Slave Nanak is forever a sacrifice to Him. ||2||