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ਗੁਰ ਅਪੁਨੇ ਊਪਰਿ ਬਲਿ ਜਾਈਐ ॥ I surrender to my own Guru

I surrender to my own Guru,I sing for eight pahars1 the praise,of the All-Pervasive, the All-Pervasive.  1. I remember my own Divine Owner,the Knower of all hearts. 1.  Reflect. As love develops for the Lotus-Feet,conduct becomes eternal,complete and immaculate.  2....

ਤਾਤੀ ਵਾਉ ਨ ਲਗਈ ਪਾਰਬ੍ਰਹਮ ਸਰਣਾਈ ॥ That Protector protected. All ailments eradicated.

In Transcendent’s sanctuary, hot winds don’t touch.O! Brother! Charmer’s periphery is on my four sides,The pain does not touch. 1  Met the Perfect Eternal-Guru who made this possible:Gave medicine of Charmer-Divine’s Nam1to sustain the link to “The One.”  Reflect. That...

ਤੈ ਜੀਵਨੁ ਜਗਿ ਸਚੁ ਕਰਿ ਜਾਨਾ ॥ O! Ignorant. Wake up! Why are you asleep?

Whichever day comes, that day goes.Stay is impermanent, departure is imminent.Companions are departing. I too will be departing.Long journey ahead. Death hovering overhead.  1. O! Ignorant. Wake up! Why are you asleep?You deem the life in this world to be...

ਮਨੁ ਤਨੁ ਅਰਪਿ ਤਜਿ ਲਾਜ ਲੋਕਾਨੀ ॥ Surrender mind and body, forsake societal norms

Bride-lover is praise-worthy, recognizes the Divine,Follows Hukam, renounces ego,Dyed in Beloved, delight follows.  1. Listen girl-friend! The sign to meet the Divine:Surrender mind and body, forsake societal norms. 1. Reflect. Girl-friend counsels girl-friend,Earn what pleases the Divine,Such bride-lover remains cradled. ...

ਘਰ ਹੀ ਮਹਿ ਅੰਮ੍ਰਿਤ ਭਰਪੂਰ ਹੈ ਮਨਮੁਖਾ ਸਾਦੁ ਨ ਪਾਇਆ ॥ Brimful Immortal nectar is within the home.

Brimful Immortal nectar is within the home. Self-oriented cannot taste it.As musk deer knows not its fragrance, wanders astray in doubt.Forsakes Immortal nectar, gathers poison, Creator You puzzle.Rare Guru-oriented gain insight, see Supreme Cosmic within.Body and Mind become Cool, tongue...

ਬਾਸਿ ਰਹਿਓ ਹੀਅਰੇ ਕੈ ਸੰਗੇ ਪੇਖਿ ਮੋਹਿਓ ਮਨੁ ਲੀਲਾ ॥ Colorful Enticer is my life’s honor

Day and night remember Beloved. Delay not even for a moment.Truth-Exemplar’s service develops reverence; forsakes pride and stubbornness.  1. Colorful Enticer is my life’s honor,Dwells within the heart, seeing the play, mind is enticed.  1.  Reflect. By remembering Whom mind...

ਹਉ ਅਨਦਿਨੁ ਹਰ ਨਾਮ ਕੀਰਤਨ ਕਰਉ ॥ I cannot live without All-Pervasive for even a moment or an instant

                I glorify All-Pervasive’s Nam1 every day.I was imparted All-Pervasive’s Nam by the Eternal Guru,I cannot live without All-Pervasive for even a moment or an instant.  1. Reflect. I listen and remember All-Pervasive’s...

Who are mother, father, children and wife? Who is whose sibling?

No one is your support except the All-Pervasive. Who are mother, father, children and wife?Who is whose sibling?  1. Reflect. Wealth, and all possessions which you consider your own.When body leaves nothing goes with it. Why be attached to them? ...

ਤੂ ਸੁਲਤਾਨੁ ਕਹਾ ਹਉ ਮੀਆ ਤੇਰੀ ਕਵਨ ਵਡਾਈ ॥ If I address You as a leader, how is that expressing Your greatness?

You are the Emperor.If I address You as a leader,how is that expressing Your greatness?As You allow, so I speak O! Divine,I the ignorant don’t know how to express.  1. Grace me with the understanding to sing Your virtuessuch that...

ਕੋਟ ਕੋਟੰਤਰ ਕੇ ਪਾਪ ਸਭਿ ਖੋਵੈ ਹਰਿ ਭਵਜਲੁ ਪਾਰਿ ਉਤਾਰਾ ॥ All-Pervasive enables world-ocean crossing.

O! My mind, utter the Charmer-Divine’s Nam for liberation.Millions upon millions of transgressions totally eliminated,All-Pervasive enables world-ocean crossing.  1. Reflect. All-Pervasive Divine abides in the body-town,All-Pervasive is fear-less, foe-less, form-less.All-Pervasive wasn’t visible though dwelling nearby,All-Pervasive is discovered through Guru-reflection.  1....

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