Thursday, August 31, 2006
O Guru, my Saving Grace, please carry me across the world-ocean.
rwmklI mhlw 1 ] (878-1)
Raamkalee, First Mehl:
hm folq byVI pwp BrI hY pvxu lgY mqu jweI ]
My boat is wobbly and unsteady; it is filled with sins. The wind is rising - what if it tips over?
snmuK isD Bytx kau Awey inhcau dyih vifAweI ]1]
As sunmukh, I have turned to the Guru; O my Perfect Master; please be sure to bless me with Your glorious greatness. 1
gur qwir qwrxhwirAw ]
O Guru, my Saving Grace, please carry me across the world-ocean.
dyih Bgiq pUrn AivnwsI hau quJ kau bilhwirAw ]1] rhwau ]
Bless me with devotion to the perfect, imperishable Lord God; I am a sacrifice to You.1Pause
isD swiDk jogI Aru jMgm eyku isDu ijnI iDAwieAw ]
He alone is a Siddha, a seeker, a Yogi, a wandering pilgrim, who meditates on the One Perfect Lord.
prsq pYr isJq qy suAwmI AKru ijn kau AwieAw ]2]
Touching the feet of the Lord Master, they are emancipated; they come to receive the Word of the Teachings. 2
jp qp sMjm krm n jwnw nwmu jpI pRB qyrw ]
I know nothing of charity, meditation, self-discipline or religious rituals; I only chant Your Name, God.
guru prmysru nwnk ByitE swcY sbid inbyrw ]3]6]
Nanak has met the Guru, the Transcendent Lord God; through the True Word of His Shabad,he is set free. 36

Listen to the above Shabad in a very melodious voice

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