Sunday, July 30, 2006
Gariban Anathan Tera Manaa
Listen to this wonderful Shabad sung by Prof.Kartar Singh's students at Harimander Sahib.
mwJ mhlw 5 ] (98-13)
Maajh, Fifth Mehl:
kihAw krxw idqw lYxw ]
As You command, I obey; as You give, I receive.
grIbw AnwQw qyrw mwxw ]
You are the Pride of the meek and the poor.
sB ikCu qUMhY qUMhY myry ipAwry qyrI kudriq kau bil jweI jIau ]1]
You are everything; You are my Beloved. I am a sacrifice to Your Creative Power.
BwxY auJV BwxY rwhw ]
By Your Will, we wander in the wilderness; by Your Will, we find the path.
BwxY hir gux gurmuiK gwvwhw ]
By Your Will, we become Gurmukh and sing the Glorious Praises of the Lord.
BwxY Brim BvY bhu jUnI sB ikCu iqsY rjweI jIau ]2]
By Your Will, we wander in doubt through countless lifetimes. Everything happens by Your Will.
nw ko mUrKu nw ko isAwxw ]
No one is foolish, and no one is clever.
vrqY sB ikCu qyrw Bwxw ]
Your Will determines everything;
Agm Agocr byAMq AQwhw qyrI kImiq khxu n jweI jIau ]3]
You are Inaccessible, Incomprehensible, Infinite and Unfathomable. Your Value cannot be expressed.
Kwku sMqn kI dyhu ipAwry ]
Please bless me with the dust of the Saints, O my Beloved.
Awie pieAw hir qyrY duAwrY ]
I have come and fallen at Your Door, O Lord.
drsnu pyKq mnu AwGwvY nwnk imlxu suBweI jIau ]4]7]14]
Gazing upon the Blessed Vision of His Darshan, my mind is fulfilled. O Nanak, with natural ease, I merge into Him.
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Wednesday, July 05, 2006
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Sunday, July 02, 2006
Naam Bina Mati Sang Ralia
Awsw mhlw 5 ] (385-1)
Aasaa, Fifth Mehl:
pwvqu rlIAw jobin blIAw ]
The mortal revels in joy, in the vigor of youth;
nwm ibnw mwtI sMig rlIAw ]1]
but without the Name, he mingles with dust.
kwn kuMflIAw bsqR EFlIAw ]
He may wear ear-rings and fine clothes,
syj suKlIAw min grblIAw ]1] rhwau ]
and have a comfortable bed, and his mind may be so proud.
qlY kuMcrIAw isir kink CqrIAw ]
He may have elephants to ride, and golden umbrellas over his head;
hir Bgiq ibnw ly Drin gflIAw ]2]
but without devotional worship to the Lord, he is buried beneath the dirt. 2
rUp suMdrIAw Aink iesqrIAw ]
He may enjoy many women, of exquisite beauty;
hir rs ibnu siB suAwd iPkrIAw ]3]
but without the sublime essence of the Lord, all tastes are tasteless.
mwieAw ClIAw ibkwr ibKlIAw ]
Deluded by Maya, the mortal is led into sin and corruption.
srix nwnk pRB purK dieAlIAw ]4]4]55]
Nanak seeks the Sanctuary of God, the All-powerful, Compassionate Lord.
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