Sukhmani Sahib-The Sikh Prayers
Sukhmani Sahib Asthapadee 16 Pauree 7-8
siq bcn swDU aupdys ]
sat bachan saaDhoo updays.
True are the Teachings, and the Instructions of the Holy.
siq qy jn jw kY irdY pRvys ]
sat tay jan jaa kai ridai parvays.
True are those into whose hearts He enters.
siq inriq bUJY jy koie ]
sat nirat boojhai jay ko-ay.
One who knows and loves the Truth
nwmu jpq qw kI giq hoie ]
naam japat taa kee gat ho-ay.
– chanting the Naam, he obtains salvation.
Awip siq kIAw sBu siq ]
aap sat kee-aa sabh sat.
He Himself is True, and all that He has made is true.
Awpy jwnY ApnI imiq giq ]
aapay jaanai apnee mit gat.
He Himself knows His own state and condition.
ijs kI isRsit su krxYhwru ]
jis kee sarisat so karnaihaar.
He is the Creator Lord of His world.
Avr n bUiJ krq bIcwru ]
avar na boojh karat beechaar.
No one else understands Him, although they may try.
krqy kI imiq n jwnY kIAw ]
kartay kee mit na jaanai kee-aa.
The created cannot know the extent of the Creator.
nwnk jo iqsu BwvY so vrqIAw ]7]
naanak jo tis bhaavai so vartee-aa. ||7||
O Nanak, whatever pleases Him comes to pass. ||7||
ibsmn ibsm Bey ibsmwd ]
bisman bisam bha-ay bismaad.
Gazing upon His wondrous wonder, I am wonder-struck and amazed!
ijin bUiJAw iqsu AwieAw sÍwd ]
jin boojhi-aa tis aa-i-aa savaad.
One who realizes this, comes to taste this state of joy.
pRB kY rMig rwic jn rhy ]
parabh kai rang raach jan rahay.
God’s humble servants remain absorbed in His Love.
gur kY bcin pdwrQ lhy ]
gur kai bachan padaarath lahay.
Following the Guru’s Teachings, they receive the four cardinal blessings.
Eie dwqy duK kwtnhwr ]
o-ay daatay dukh kaatanhaar.
They are the givers, the dispellers of pain.
jw kY sMig qrY sMswr ]
jaa kai sang tarai sansaar.
In their company, the world is saved.
jn kw syvku so vfBwgI ]
jan kaa sayvak so vadbhaagee.
The slave of the Lord’s servant is so very blessed.
jn kY sMig eyk ilv lwgI ]
jan kai sang ayk liv laagee.
In the company of His servant, one becomes attached to the Love of the One.
gun goibd kIrqnu jnu gwvY ]
gun gobid keertan jan gaavai.
His humble servant sings the Kirtan, the songs of the glory of God.
gur pRswid nwnk Plu pwvY ]8]16]
gur parsaad naanak fal paavai. ||8||16||
By Guru’s Grace, O Nanak, he receives the fruits of his rewards. ||8||16||