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Rahras(i)

JlH
JlH
Rehras
Rehras
har jug jug bhuguth oupaaeiaa paij
rukhudhaa aaeiaa raam raajae
Jl
Jl
HI
HI
HI
HI
I3
I3
Ul8o
Ul8o
H
H
e
e
ol8o
ol8o
H
H
H
H

In each and every age, He creates


In each and every age, He creates
His devotees and preserves their
His devotees and preserves their
honor, O Lord King.
honor, O Lord King.
hurunaakhus dhusutt har maariaa
prehulaadh thuraaeiaa
JH
JH
eHc
eHc
Jl
Jl
Hlo
Hlo
Je
Je
3l8o
3l8o

The Lord killed the wicked


The Lord killed the wicked
Harnaakhash
Harnaakhash
, and saved
, and saved
Prahlaad
Prahlaad
.
.
ahunkaareeaa nindhukaa pith dhaee
naamudhaeo mukh laaeiaa
oJ=lo
oJ=lo
le=
le=
ll
ll
el8
el8
HeU
HeU
Hl
Hl
l8o
l8o

He turned his back on the egotists


He turned his back on the egotists
and slanderers, and showed His
and slanderers, and showed His
Face to
Face to
Naam
Naam
Dayv
Dayv
.
.
jun naanuk aisaa har saeviaa anth leae
shuddaaeiaa
H
H
=
=
oH
oH
Jl
Jl
Hl=o
Hl=o
ol3
ol3
8
8
l8o
l8o
u9=7O
u9=7O
Servant Nanak has so served the
Servant Nanak has so served the
Lord, that He will deliver him in the
Lord, that He will deliver him in the
end. ||4||13||20||
end. ||4||13||20||
ik ounkaar sathigur prusaadh
+
+
Hl3I
Hl3I
Hle
Hle

One Universal Creator God. By The


One Universal Creator God. By The
Grace Of The True Guru:
Grace Of The True Guru:
sulok mu 1
H=
H=
H-
H-
9
9
Shalok
Shalok
, First
, First
Mehl
Mehl
:
:
dhukh dhaaroo sukh rog bhaeiaa jaa sukh
thaam n hoee
e
e
e
e
H
H
I
I
l8o
l8o
H
H
H
H
3lH
3lH


J8l
J8l

Suffering is the medicine, and


Suffering is the medicine, and
pleasure the disease, because
pleasure the disease, because
where there is pleasure, there is no
where there is pleasure, there is no
desire for God.
desire for God.
thoon kuruthaa kurunaa mai naahee jaa
ho kuree n hoee
3
3
=3
=3
=
=
H
H
Jl
Jl
H
H
JU
JU
=l
=l


J8l
J8l
9
9
You are the Creator Lord; I can do
You are the Creator Lord; I can do
nothing. Even if I try, nothing
nothing. Even if I try, nothing
happens. ||1||
happens. ||1||
balihaaree kudhurath vasiaa
8lJl
8lJl
=el3
=el3
=lHo
=lHo

I am a sacrifice to Your almighty


I am a sacrifice to Your almighty
creative power which is pervading
creative power which is pervading
everywhere.
everywhere.
thaeraa anth n jaaee lakhiaa
3
3
o3
o3


H8l
H8l
lo
lo
9
9
JU
JU

Your limits cannot be known.


Your limits cannot be known.
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jaath mehi joth joth mehi jaathaa akul
kulaa bhurupoor rehiaa
Hl3
Hl3
HlJ
HlJ
Hl3
Hl3
Hl3
Hl3
HlJ
HlJ
H3
H3
o=
o=
=
=
l
l
lJo
lJo

Your Light is in Your creatures, and


Your Light is in Your creatures, and
Your creatures are in Your Light;
Your creatures are in Your Light;
Your almighty power is pervading
Your almighty power is pervading
everywhere.
everywhere.
thoon suchaa saahib sifath suaaloui jin
keethee so paar paeiaa
3
3
HU
HU
HlJ8
HlJ8
lH=l3
lH=l3
HolU
HolU
lHl
lHl
=l3l
=l3l
H
H
l
l
l8o
l8o

You are the True Lord and Master;


You are the True Lord and Master;
Your Praise is so beautiful. One who
Your Praise is so beautiful. One who
sings it, is carried across.
sings it, is carried across.
kuhu naanuk kuruthae keeaa baathaa jo
kish kurunaa s kar rehiaa
=J
=J
=
=
=3
=3
=lo
=lo
83
83
H
H
l=
l=
=
=
H
H
=l
=l
lJo
lJo
7
7
Nanak speaks the stories of the
Nanak speaks the stories of the
Creator Lord; whatever He is to do,
Creator Lord; whatever He is to do,
He does. ||2||
He does. ||2||
so dhur raag aasaa mehulaa 1
He
He
I
I
oH
oH
HJ
HJ
9
9
So Dar ~ That Door.
So Dar ~ That Door.
Raag
Raag
Aasaa
Aasaa
,
,
First
First
Mehl
Mehl
:
:
ik ounkaar sathigur prusaadh
+
+
Hl3I
Hl3I
Hle
Hle

One Universal Creator God. By The


One Universal Creator God. By The
Grace Of The True Guru:
Grace Of The True Guru:
so dhur thaeraa kaehaa so ghur kaehaa
jith behi surub sumaalae
H
H
e
e
3
3
=J
=J
H
H
=
=
=J
=J
lH3
lH3
8lJ
8lJ
H8
H8
HH
HH

Where is That Door of Yours, and


Where is That Door of Yours, and
where is That Home, in which You
where is That Home, in which You
sit and take care of all?
sit and take care of all?
vaajae thaerae naadh anaek asunkhaa
kaethae thaerae vaavunehaarae
=H
=H
3
3
e
e
o=
o=
oH
oH
=3
=3
3
3
==J
==J

The Sound
The Sound
-
-
current of the
current of the
Naad
Naad
vibrates there for You, and
vibrates there for You, and
countless musicians play all sorts of
countless musicians play all sorts of
instruments there for You.
instruments there for You.
kaethae thaerae raag puree sio keheeahi
kaethae thaerae gaavunehaarae
=3
=3
3
3
I
I
l
l
lHU
lHU
=JlolJ
=JlolJ
=3
=3
3
3
I=J
I=J

There are so many Ragas and


There are so many Ragas and
musical harmonies to You; so many
musical harmonies to You; so many
minstrels sing hymns of You.
minstrels sing hymns of You.
gaavan thudhuno puvun paanee
baisunthur gaavai raajaa dhurum
dhuaarae
I=l
I=l
3u
3u
=
=
l
l
8H3
8H3
I=
I=
H
H
uH
uH
eo
eo

Wind, water and fire sing of You.


Wind, water and fire sing of You.
The Righteous Judge of Dharma
The Righteous Judge of Dharma
sings at Your Door.
sings at Your Door.
gaavan thudhuno chith guputh likh jaanan
likh likh dhurum beechaarae
I=l
I=l
3u
3u
lU3
lU3
I3
I3
ll
ll
Hl
Hl
ll
ll
ll
ll
uH
uH
8lU
8lU

Chitr
Chitr
and
and
Gupt
Gupt
, the angels of the
, the angels of the
conscious and the subconscious
conscious and the subconscious
who keep the record of actions, and
who keep the record of actions, and
the Righteous Judge of Dharma who
the Righteous Judge of Dharma who
reads this record, sing of You.
reads this record, sing of You.
gaavan thudhuno eesur brehumaa
dhaevee sohan thaerae sudhaa suvaarae
I=l
I=l
3u
3u
8lH
8lH
8JH
8JH
e=l
e=l
HJl
HJl
3
3
He
He
H=
H=

Shiva, Brahma and the Goddess of


Shiva, Brahma and the Goddess of
Beauty, ever adorned by You, sing
Beauty, ever adorned by You, sing
of You.
of You.
gaavan thudhuno eindhr eindhraasan
baithae dhaevathiaa dhar naalae
I=l
I=l
3u
3u
l8e
l8e
l8eHl
l8eHl
8
8
e=l3o
e=l3o
el
el

Indra
Indra
, seated on His Throne, sings
, seated on His Throne, sings
of You, with the deities at Your
of You, with the deities at Your
Door.
Door.
gaavan thudhuno sidh sumaadhee andhar
gaavan thudhuno saadh beechaarae
I=l
I=l
3u
3u
lHu
lHu
HHul
HHul
oel
oel
I=l
I=l
3u
3u
Hu
Hu
8lU
8lU

The
The
Siddhas
Siddhas
in
in
Samaadhi
Samaadhi
sing of
sing of
You; the
You; the
Saadhus
Saadhus
sing of You in
sing of You in
contemplation.
contemplation.
gaavan thudhuno juthee suthee
sunthokhee gaavan thudhuno veer
kuraarae
I=l
I=l
3u
3u
H3l
H3l
H3l
H3l
H3l
H3l
I=l
I=l
3u
3u
=l
=l
=
=

The celibates, the fanatics, and the


The celibates, the fanatics, and the
peacefully accepting sing of You;
peacefully accepting sing of You;
the fearless warriors sing of You.
the fearless warriors sing of You.
gaavan thudhuno punddith purran
rukheesur jug jug vaedhaa naalae
I=l
I=l
3u
3u
l3
l3
Jl
Jl
lH
lH
HI
HI
HI
HI
=e
=e

The
The
Pandits
Pandits
, the religious scholars
, the religious scholars
who recite the Vedas, with the
who recite the Vedas, with the
supreme sages of all the ages, sing
supreme sages of all the ages, sing
of You.
of You.
gaavan thudhuno mohuneeaa mun mohan
surug mush paeiaalae
I=l
I=l
3u
3u
HJlo
HJlo
H
H
HJl
HJl
HI
HI
H
H
l8o
l8o

The
The
Mohinis
Mohinis
, the enchanting
, the enchanting
heavenly beauties who entice
heavenly beauties who entice
hearts in paradise, in this world,
hearts in paradise, in this world,
and in the underworld of the
and in the underworld of the
subconscious, sing of You.
subconscious, sing of You.
gaavan thudhuno ruthun oupaaeae
thaerae athusath theeruth naalae
I=l
I=l
3u
3u
3
3
U8
U8
3
3
oHl
oHl
3lu
3lu

The celestial jewels created by You,


The celestial jewels created by You,
and the sixty
and the sixty
-
-
eight sacred shrines
eight sacred shrines
of pilgrimage, sing of You.
of pilgrimage, sing of You.
gaavan thudhuno jodh mehaabul sooraa
gaavan thudhuno khaanee chaarae
I=l
I=l
3u
3u
Hu
Hu
HJ8
HJ8
H
H
I=l
I=l
3u
3u
l
l
U
U

The brave and mighty warriors sing


The brave and mighty warriors sing
of You. The spiritual heroes and the
of You. The spiritual heroes and the
four sources of creation sing of You.
four sources of creation sing of You.
gaavan thudhuno khundd munddul
brehumunddaa kar kar rukhae thaerae
dhaarae
I=l
I=l
3u
3u

H
H
8JH
8JH
=l
=l
=l
=l

3
3
u
u

The worlds, solar systems and


The worlds, solar systems and
galaxies, created and arranged by
galaxies, created and arranged by
Your Hand, sing of You.
Your Hand, sing of You.
saeee thudhuno gaavan jo thudh bhaavan
ruthae thaerae bhuguth rusaalae
H8l
H8l
3u
3u
I=l
I=l
H
H
3u
3u
=l
=l
3
3
3
3
I3
I3
H
H

They alone sing of You, who are


They alone sing of You, who are
pleasing to Your Will. Your devotees
pleasing to Your Will. Your devotees
are imbued with Your Sublime
are imbued with Your Sublime
Essence.
Essence.
hor kaethae thudhuno gaavan sae mai
chith n aavan naanuk kiaa beechaarae
Jl
Jl
=3
=3
3u
3u
I=l
I=l
H
H
H
H
lUl3
lUl3


o=l
o=l
=
=
l=o
l=o
8lU
8lU

So many others sing of You, they


So many others sing of You, they
do not come to mind. O Nanak, how
do not come to mind. O Nanak, how
can I think of them all?
can I think of them all?
soee soee sudhaa such saahib saachaa
saachee naaee
H8l
H8l
H8l
H8l
He
He
HU
HU
HlJ8
HlJ8
HU
HU
HUl
HUl
8l
8l

That True Lord is True, forever


That True Lord is True, forever
True, and True is His Name.
True, and True is His Name.
hai bhee hosee jaae n jaasee ruchunaa jin
ruchaaee
J
J
l
l
JHl
JHl
Hl8
Hl8


HHl
HHl
U
U
lHl
lHl
U8l
U8l

He is, and shall always be. He shall


He is, and shall always be. He shall
not depart, even when this Universe
not depart, even when this Universe
which He has created departs.
which He has created departs.
rungee rungee bhaathee kar kar jinusee
maaeiaa jin oupaaee
Il
Il
Il
Il
3l
3l
=l
=l
=l
=l
lHHl
lHHl
Hl8o
Hl8o
lHl
lHl
U8l
U8l

He created the world, with its


He created the world, with its
various colors, species of beings,
various colors, species of beings,
and the variety of Maya.
and the variety of Maya.
kar kar dhaekhai keethaa aapunaa jio this
dhee vaddiaaee
=l
=l
=l
=l
e
e
=l3
=l3
o
o
lHU
lHU
l3H
l3H
el
el
=lo8l
=lo8l

Having created the creation, He


Having created the creation, He
watches over it Himself, by His
watches over it Himself, by His
Greatness.
Greatness.
jo this bhaavai soee kurusee fir hukum n
kurunaa jaaee
H
H
l3H
l3H
=
=
H8l
H8l
=Hl
=Hl
l=l
l=l
J=H
J=H


=
=
H8l
H8l

He does whatever He pleases. No


He does whatever He pleases. No
one can issue any order to Him.
one can issue any order to Him.
so paathisaahu saahaa pathisaahib naanuk
rehun rujaaee
H
H
l3HJ
l3HJ
HJ
HJ
l3HlJ8
l3HlJ8
=
=
J
J
H8l
H8l
9
9
He is the King, the King of kings,
He is the King, the King of kings,
the Supreme Lord and Master of
the Supreme Lord and Master of
kings. Nanak remains subject to His
kings. Nanak remains subject to His
Will. ||1||
Will. ||1||
aasaa mehulaa 1
oH
oH
HJ
HJ
9
9
Aasaa
Aasaa
, First
, First
Mehl
Mehl
:
:
sun vuddaa aakhai subh koe
Hl
Hl
=
=
o
o
H
H
=l8
=l8

Hearing of His Greatness, everyone


Hearing of His Greatness, everyone
calls Him Great.
calls Him Great.
kaevudd vuddaa ddeethaa hoe
==
==
=
=
l
l
Jl8
Jl8

But just how Great His Greatness


But just how Great His Greatness
is
is
-
-
this is known only to those who
this is known only to those who
have seen Him.
have seen Him.
keemath paae n kehiaa jaae
=lHl3
=lHl3
l8
l8


=lJo
=lJo
Hl8
Hl8

His Value cannot be estimated; He


His Value cannot be estimated; He
cannot be described.
cannot be described.
kehunai vaalae thaerae rehae sumaae
=J
=J
=
=
3
3
J
J
HHl8
HHl8
9
9
Those who describe You, Lord,
Those who describe You, Lord,
remain immersed and absorbed in
remain immersed and absorbed in
You. ||1||
You. ||1||
vuddae maerae saahibaa gehir
gunbheeraa gunee geheeraa
=
=
H
H
HlJ8
HlJ8
IlJ
IlJ
Il
Il
Il
Il
IJl
IJl

O my Great Lord and Master of


O my Great Lord and Master of
Unfathomable Depth, You are the
Unfathomable Depth, You are the
Ocean of Excellence.
Ocean of Excellence.
koe n jaanai thaeraa kaethaa kaevudd
cheeraa
=l8
=l8


H
H
3
3
=3
=3
==
==
Ul
Ul
9
9
JU
JU

No one knows the extent or the


No one knows the extent or the
vastness of Your Expanse.
vastness of Your Expanse.
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sabh suruthee mil surath kumaaee
Hl
Hl
H3l
H3l
lHl
lHl
Hl3
Hl3
=H8l
=H8l

All the
All the
intuitives
intuitives
met and practiced
met and practiced
intuitive meditation.
intuitive meditation.
subh keemath mil keemath paaee
H
H
=lHl3
=lHl3
lHl
lHl
=lHl3
=lHl3
8l
8l

All the appraisers met and made


All the appraisers met and made
the appraisal.
the appraisal.
giaanee dhiaanee gur gurehaaee
lIol
lIol
luol
luol
I
I
IJ8l
IJ8l

The spiritual teachers, the teachers


The spiritual teachers, the teachers
of meditation, and the teachers of
of meditation, and the teachers of
teachers
teachers
kehun n jaaee thaeree thil vaddiaaee
=J
=J


H8l
H8l
3l
3l
l3
l3
=lo8l
=lo8l
7
7
-
-
they cannot describe even an iota
they cannot describe even an iota
of Your Greatness. ||2||
of Your Greatness. ||2||
sabh suth sabh thup sabh chungiaaeeaa
Hl
Hl
H3
H3
Hl
Hl
3
3
Hl
Hl
UlIo8lo
UlIo8lo

All Truth, all austere discipline, all


All Truth, all austere discipline, all
goodness,
goodness,
sidhaa purukhaa keeaa vaddiaaeeaa
lHu
lHu

=lo
=lo
=lo8lo
=lo8lo

all the great miraculous spiritual


all the great miraculous spiritual
powers of the
powers of the
Siddhas
Siddhas
thudh vin sidhee kinai n paaeeaa
3u
3u
l=
l=
lHul
lHul
l=
l=


8lo
8lo

without You, no one has attained


without You, no one has attained
such powers.
such powers.
kuram milai naahee thaak rehaaeeaa
=lH
=lH
lH
lH
Jl
Jl
l=
l=
J8lo
J8lo
=
=
They are received only by Your
They are received only by Your
Grace. No one can block them or
Grace. No one can block them or
stop their flow. ||3||
stop their flow. ||3||
aakhun vaalaa kiaa vaechaaraa
o
o
=
=
l=o
l=o
=U
=U

What can the poor helpless


What can the poor helpless
creatures do?
creatures do?
sifuthee bhurae thaerae bhunddaaraa
lH=3l
lH=3l

3
3

Your Praises are overflowing with


Your Praises are overflowing with
Your Treasures.
Your Treasures.
jis thoo dhaehi thisai kiaa chaaraa
lHH
lHH
3
3
elJ
elJ
l3H
l3H
l=o
l=o
U
U

Those, unto whom You give


Those, unto whom You give
-
-
how
how
can they think of any other?
can they think of any other?
naanuk such suvaarunehaaraa
=
=
HU
HU
H=J
H=J
u7
u7
O Nanak, the True One embellishes
O Nanak, the True One embellishes
and exalts. ||4||2||
and exalts. ||4||2||
aasaa mehulaa 1
oH
oH
HJ
HJ
9
9
Aasaa
Aasaa
, First
, First
Mehl
Mehl
:
:
aakhaa jeevaa visurai mar jaao
o
o
Hl=
Hl=
l=H
l=H
Hl
Hl
HU
HU

Chanting it, I live; forgetting it, I


Chanting it, I live; forgetting it, I
die.
die.
aakhan aoukhaa saachaa naao
ol
ol
oU
oU
HU
HU
U
U

It is so difficult to chant the True


It is so difficult to chant the True
Name.
Name.
saachae naam kee laagai bhookh
HU H =l I
HU H =l I
If someone feels hunger for the
If someone feels hunger for the
True Name,
True Name,
outh bhookhai khaae chuleeahi dhookh
U3
U3


l8
l8
UlolJ
UlolJ
e
e
9
9
that hunger shall consume his pain.
that hunger shall consume his pain.
||1||
||1||
so kio visurai maeree maae
H l=U l=H Hl Hl8
H l=U l=H Hl Hl8
How can I forget Him, O my
How can I forget Him, O my
mother?
mother?
saachaa saahib saachai naae
HU
HU
HlJ8
HlJ8
HU
HU
l8
l8
9
9
JU
JU

True is the Master, True is His


True is the Master, True is His
Name. ||1||Pause||
Name. ||1||Pause||
saachae naam kee thil vaddiaaee
HU
HU
H
H
=l
=l
l3
l3
=lo8l
=lo8l

Trying to describe even an iota of


Trying to describe even an iota of
the Greatness of the True Name,
the Greatness of the True Name,
aakh thukae keemath nehee paaee
ol
ol
u=
u=
=lHl3
=lHl3
Jl
Jl
8l
8l

people have grown weary, but they


people have grown weary, but they
have not been able to evaluate it.
have not been able to evaluate it.
jae sabh mil kai aakhun paahi
H
H
Hl
Hl
lHl
lHl
=
=
o
o
lJ
lJ

Even if everyone were to gather


Even if everyone were to gather
together and speak of Him,
together and speak of Him,
vuddaa n hovai ghaatt n jaae
= J= =lc Hl8 7
= J= =lc Hl8 7
He would not become any greater
He would not become any greater
or any lesser. ||2||
or any lesser. ||2||
naa ouhu murai n hovai sog

UJ
UJ
H
H


J=
J=
HI
HI

That Lord does not die; there is no


That Lord does not die; there is no
reason to mourn.
reason to mourn.
dhaedhaa rehai n chookai bhog
ee J U= I
ee J U= I
He continues to give, and His
He continues to give, and His
Provisions never run short.
Provisions never run short.
gun eaeho hor naahee koe
I
I
8J
8J
J
J
Jl
Jl
=l8
=l8

This Virtue is His alone; there is no


This Virtue is His alone; there is no
other like Him.
other like Him.
naa ko hoaa naa ko hoe

=
=
Jo
Jo

=
=
Jl8
Jl8
=
=
There never has been, and there
There never has been, and there
never will be. ||3||
never will be. ||3||
jaevudd aap thaevudd thaeree dhaath
H=
H=
ol
ol
3=
3=
3l
3l
el3
el3

As Great as You Yourself are, O


As Great as You Yourself are, O
Lord, so Great are Your Gifts.
Lord, so Great are Your Gifts.
jin dhin kar kai keethee raath
lHl
lHl
le
le
=l
=l
=
=
=l3l
=l3l
l3
l3

The One who created the day also


The One who created the day also
created the night.
created the night.
khusum visaarehi thae kumujaath
HH
HH
l=HlJ
l=HlJ
3
3
=HHl3
=HHl3

Those who forget their Lord and


Those who forget their Lord and
Master are vile and despicable.
Master are vile and despicable.
naanuk naavai baajh sunaath
=
=
=
=
8
8
Hl3
Hl3
u=
u=
O Nanak, without the Name, they
O Nanak, without the Name, they
are wretched outcasts. ||4||3||
are wretched outcasts. ||4||3||
raag goojuree mehulaa 4
I
I
IHl
IHl
HJ
HJ
u
u
Raag
Raag
Goojaree
Goojaree
, Fourth
, Fourth
Mehl
Mehl
har kae jun sathigur suth purukhaa ho
bino kuro gur paas
Jl
Jl
=
=
H
H
Hl3I
Hl3I
H3
H3

JU
JU
l8U
l8U
=U
=U
I
I
lH
lH

O Servant of the Lord, O True Guru,


O Servant of the Lord, O True Guru,
O True Primal Being, I offer my
O True Primal Being, I offer my
prayers to You, O Guru.
prayers to You, O Guru.
hum keerae kirum sathigur surunaaee kar
dhaeiaa naam purugaas
JH
JH
=l
=l
l=H
l=H
Hl3I
Hl3I
H8l
H8l
=l
=l
el8o
el8o
H
H
IlH
IlH
9
9
I am an insect and a worm; O True
I am an insect and a worm; O True
Guru, I seek Your Sanctuary;
Guru, I seek Your Sanctuary;
please, be merciful and bestow
please, be merciful and bestow
upon me the Light of the
upon me the Light of the
Naam
Naam
, the
, the
Name of the Lord. ||1||
Name of the Lord. ||1||
maerae meeth gurudhaev mo ko raam
naam purugaas
H
H
Hl3
Hl3
Ie=
Ie=
H
H
=U
=U
H
H
H
H
IlH
IlH

O my Best Friend, O Divine Guru,


O my Best Friend, O Divine Guru,
please illuminate me with the Light
please illuminate me with the Light
of the Lord.
of the Lord.
gurumath naam maeraa praan sukhaaee
har keerath humuree rehuraas
IHl3
IHl3
H
H
H
H

H8l
H8l
Jl
Jl
=ll3
=ll3
JHl
JHl
JlH
JlH
9
9
JU
JU

By Guru's Instructions, the


By Guru's Instructions, the
Naam
Naam
is
is
my breath of life, and the Praise of
my breath of life, and the Praise of
the Lord is my occupation.
the Lord is my occupation.
||1||Pause||
||1||Pause||
har jun kae vuddubhaag vuddaerae jin har
har surudhaa har piaas
Jl
Jl
H
H
=
=
=I
=I
=
=
lH
lH
Jl
Jl
Jl
Jl
Hu
Hu
Jl
Jl
loH
loH

The Lord's servants have the


The Lord's servants have the
greatest good fortune; they have
greatest good fortune; they have
faith in the Lord,
faith in the Lord,
Har
Har
,
,
Har
Har
, and a
, and a
thirst for the Lord.
thirst for the Lord.
har har naam milai thriputhaasehi mil
sungath gun purugaas
Jl
Jl
Jl
Jl
H
H
lH
lH
l33HlJ
l33HlJ
lHl
lHl
HIl3
HIl3
I
I
IlH
IlH
7
7
Obtaining the Name of the Lord,
Obtaining the Name of the Lord,
Har
Har
,
,
Har
Har
, they are satisfied; joining
, they are satisfied; joining
the Company of the Holy, their
the Company of the Holy, their
virtues shine forth. ||2||
virtues shine forth. ||2||
jinu har har har rus naam n paaeiaa thae
bhaageheen jum paas
lH
lH


Jl
Jl
Jl
Jl
Jl
Jl
H
H
H
H


l8o
l8o
3
3
IJl
IJl
HH
HH
lH
lH

Those who have not obtained the


Those who have not obtained the
essence of the Name of the Lord,
essence of the Name of the Lord,
Har
Har
,
,
Har
Har
, are most unfortunate;
, are most unfortunate;
they are taken away by the
they are taken away by the
Messenger of Death.
Messenger of Death.
jo sathigur suran sungath nehee aaeae
dhrig jeevae dhrig jeevaas
H
H
Hl3I
Hl3I
Hl
Hl
HIl3
HIl3
Jl
Jl
o8
o8
luI
luI
Hl=
Hl=
luI
luI
Hl=lH
Hl=lH
=
=
Those who have not sought the
Those who have not sought the
Sanctuary of the True Guru and the
Sanctuary of the True Guru and the
Company of the Holy
Company of the Holy
-
-
cursed are
cursed are
their lives, and cursed are their
their lives, and cursed are their
hopes of life. ||3||
hopes of life. ||3||
jin har jun sathigur sungath paaee thin
dhur musuthak likhiaa likhaas
lH
lH
Jl
Jl
H
H
Hl3I
Hl3I
HIl3
HIl3
8l
8l
l3
l3
ul
ul
HH3l=
HH3l=
llo
llo
llH
llH

Those humble servants of the Lord,


Those humble servants of the Lord,
who have obtained the Company of
who have obtained the Company of
the True Guru, have such pre
the True Guru, have such pre
-
-
ordained destiny written on their
ordained destiny written on their
foreheads.
foreheads.
dhunn dhunn suthusungath jith har rus
paaeiaa mil naanuk naam purugaas
u
u
u
u
H3HIl3
H3HIl3
lH3
lH3
Jl
Jl
H
H
l8o
l8o
lHl
lHl
=
=
H
H
IlH
IlH
u9
u9
Blessed, blessed is the Sat Sangat,
Blessed, blessed is the Sat Sangat,
the True Congregation, where the
the True Congregation, where the
sublime essence of the Lord is
sublime essence of the Lord is
obtained. Meeting with His humble
obtained. Meeting with His humble
servant, O Nanak, the
servant, O Nanak, the
Naam
Naam
shines
shines
forth. ||4||1||
forth. ||4||1||
raag goojuree mehulaa 5
I
I
IHl
IHl
HJ
HJ


Raag
Raag
Goojaree
Goojaree
, Fifth
, Fifth
Mehl
Mehl
:
:
kaahae rae mun chithuvehi oudhum jaa
aahar har jeeo pariaa
=J
=J

H
H
lU3=lJ
lU3=lJ
UeH
UeH
H
H
oJl
oJl
Jl
Jl
HlU
HlU
lo
lo

Why, O mind, do you plot and plan,


Why, O mind, do you plot and plan,
when the Dear Lord Himself
when the Dear Lord Himself
provides for your care?
provides for your care?
sail puthur mehi junth oupaaeae thaa kaa
rijuk aagai kar dhariaa
H
H
u
u
HlJ
HlJ
H3
H3
U8
U8
3
3
=
=
lH=
lH=
oI
oI
=l
=l
ulo
ulo
9
9
From rocks and stones He created
From rocks and stones He created
living beings; He places their
living beings; He places their
nourishment before them. ||1||
nourishment before them. ||1||
maerae maadho jee suthusungath milae s
thariaa
H
H
HuU
HuU
Hl
Hl
H3HIl3
H3HIl3
lH
lH
H
H
3lo
3lo

O my Dear Lord of souls, one who


O my Dear Lord of souls, one who
joins the Sat Sangat, the True
joins the Sat Sangat, the True
Congregation, is saved.
Congregation, is saved.
gur purusaadh purum pudh paaeiaa
sookae kaasutt hariaa
I
I
Hle
Hle
H
H
e
e
l8o
l8o
H=
H=
=Hc
=Hc
Jlo
Jlo
9
9
JU
JU

By Guru's Grace, the supreme


By Guru's Grace, the supreme
status is obtained, and the dry
status is obtained, and the dry
wood blossoms forth again in lush
wood blossoms forth again in lush
greenery. ||1||Pause||
greenery. ||1||Pause||
junan pithaa lok suth banithaa koe n kis
kee dhariaa
Hl
Hl
l3
l3
=
=
H3
H3
8l3
8l3
=l8
=l8


l=H
l=H
=l
=l
ulo
ulo

Mothers, fathers, friends, children


Mothers, fathers, friends, children
and spouses
and spouses
-
-
no one is the support
no one is the support
of anyone else.
of anyone else.
sir sir rijuk sunbaahae thaakur kaahae
mun bho kariaa
lHl
lHl
lHl
lHl
lH=
lH=
H8J
H8J
=
=
=J
=J
H
H
U
U
=lo
=lo
7
7
For each and every person, our
For each and every person, our
Lord and Master provides
Lord and Master provides
sustenance. Why are you so afraid,
sustenance. Why are you so afraid,
O mind? ||2||
O mind? ||2||
ooddae oodd aavai sai kosaa this paashai
buchurae shariaa
U
U
Ul
Ul
o=
o=
H
H
=H
=H
l3H
l3H

8U
8U
lo
lo

The flamingoes fly hundreds of


The flamingoes fly hundreds of
miles, leaving their young ones
miles, leaving their young ones
behind.
behind.
thin kuvun khulaavai kuvun chugaavai
mun mehi simurun kariaa
l3
l3
==
==
=
=
==
==
UI=
UI=
H
H
HlJ
HlJ
lHH
lHH
=lo
=lo
=
=
Who feeds them, and who teaches
Who feeds them, and who teaches
them to feed themselves? Have you
them to feed themselves? Have you
ever thought of this in your mind?
ever thought of this in your mind?
||3||
||3||
sabh nidhaan dhus asutt sidhaan thaakur
kur thul dhariaa
Hl
Hl
lu
lu
eH
eH
oHc
oHc
lHu
lHu
=
=
=
=
3
3
ulo
ulo

All the nine treasures, and the


All the nine treasures, and the
eighteen supernatural powers are
eighteen supernatural powers are
held by our Lord and Master in the
held by our Lord and Master in the
Palm of His Hand.
Palm of His Hand.
jun naanuk bal bal sudh bal jaaeeai
thaeraa anth n paaraavariaa
H
H
=
=
8l
8l
8l
8l
He
He
8l
8l
H8lo
H8lo
3
3
o3
o3


=lo
=lo
u
u
Servant Nanak is devoted,
Servant Nanak is devoted,
dedicated, forever a sacrifice to
dedicated, forever a sacrifice to
You, Lord. Your Expanse has no
You, Lord. Your Expanse has no
limit, no boundary. ||4||5||
limit, no boundary. ||4||5||
raag aasaa mehulaa 4 so purukhu
I
I
oH
oH
HJ
HJ
u H
u H

Raag
Raag
Aasaa
Aasaa
, Fourth
, Fourth
Mehl
Mehl
, So
, So
Purakh
Purakh
~ That Primal Being:
~ That Primal Being:
ik ounkaar sathigur prusaadh
+
+
Hl3I
Hl3I
Hle
Hle

One Universal Creator God. By The


One Universal Creator God. By The
Grace Of The True Guru:
Grace Of The True Guru:
so purukh nirunjun har purukh nirunjun
har agumaa agum apaaraa
H
H

lH
lH
Jl
Jl

lH
lH
Jl
Jl
oIH
oIH
oIH
oIH
o
o

That Primal Being is Immaculate


That Primal Being is Immaculate
and Pure. The Lord, the Primal
and Pure. The Lord, the Primal
Being, is Immaculate and Pure. The
Being, is Immaculate and Pure. The
Lord is Inaccessible, Unreachable
Lord is Inaccessible, Unreachable
and Unrivalled.
and Unrivalled.
sabh dhiaavehi sabh dhiaavehi thudh jee
har suchae sirujunehaaraa
Hl
Hl
luo=lJ
luo=lJ
Hl
Hl
luo=lJ
luo=lJ
3u
3u
Hl
Hl
Jl
Jl
HU
HU
lHHJ
lHHJ

All meditate, all meditate on You,


All meditate, all meditate on You,
Dear Lord, O True Creator Lord.
Dear Lord, O True Creator Lord.
sabh jeea thumaarae jee thoon jeeaa kaa
dhaathaaraa
Hl
Hl
Hlo
Hlo
3H
3H
Hl
Hl
3
3
Hlo
Hlo
=
=
e3
e3

All living beings are Yours


All living beings are Yours
-
-
You are
You are
the Giver of all souls.
the Giver of all souls.
har dhiaavuhu sunthuhu jee sabh dhookh
visaarunehaaraa
Jl
Jl
luo=J
luo=J
H3J
H3J
Hl
Hl
Hl
Hl
e
e
l=HJ
l=HJ

Meditate on the Lord, O Saints; He


Meditate on the Lord, O Saints; He
is the Dispeller of all sorrow.
is the Dispeller of all sorrow.
har aapae thaakur har aapae saevuk jee
kiaa naanuk junth vichaaraa
Jl
Jl
o
o
=
=
Jl
Jl
o
o
H==
H==
Hl
Hl
l=o
l=o
=
=
H3
H3
l=U
l=U
9
9
The Lord Himself is the Master, the
The Lord Himself is the Master, the
Lord Himself is the Servant. O
Lord Himself is the Servant. O
Nanak, the poor beings are
Nanak, the poor beings are
wretched and miserable! ||1||
wretched and miserable! ||1||
thoon ghutt ghutt anthar surub nirunthar
jee har eaeko purukh sumaanaa
3
3
=c
=c
=c
=c
o3l
o3l
H8
H8
l3l
l3l
Hl
Hl
Jl
Jl
8=
8=

HH
HH

You are constant in each and every


You are constant in each and every
heart, and in all things. O Dear
heart, and in all things. O Dear
Lord, you are the One.
Lord, you are the One.
eik dhaathae eik bhaekhaaree jee sabh
thaerae choj viddaanaa
l8l=
l8l=
e3
e3
l8l=
l8l=
l
l
Hl
Hl
Hl
Hl
3
3
UH
UH
l=
l=

Some are givers, and some are


Some are givers, and some are
beggars. This is all Your Wondrous
beggars. This is all Your Wondrous
Play.
Play.
thoon aapae dhaathaa aapae bhuguthaa
jee ho thudh bin avur n jaanaa
3
3
o
o
e3
e3
o
o
I3
I3
Hl
Hl
JU
JU
3u
3u
l8
l8
o=
o=


H
H

You Yourself are the Giver, and You


You Yourself are the Giver, and You
Yourself are the Enjoyer. I know no
Yourself are the Enjoyer. I know no
other than You.
other than You.
thoon paarubrehum baeanth baeanth jee
thaerae kiaa gun aakh vukhaanaa
3
3
8JH
8JH
8o3
8o3
8o3
8o3
Hl
Hl
3
3
l=o
l=o
I
I
ol
ol
=
=

You are the Supreme Lord God,


You are the Supreme Lord God,
Limitless and Infinite. What Virtues
Limitless and Infinite. What Virtues
of Yours can I speak of and
of Yours can I speak of and
describe?
describe?
jo saevehi jo saevehi thudh jee jun
naanuk thin kurubaanaa
H
H
H=lJ
H=lJ
H
H
H=lJ
H=lJ
3u
3u
Hl
Hl
H
H
=
=
l3
l3
=8
=8
7
7
Unto those who serve You, unto
Unto those who serve You, unto
those who serve You, Dear Lord,
those who serve You, Dear Lord,
servant Nanak is a sacrifice. ||2||
servant Nanak is a sacrifice. ||2||
har dhiaavehi har dhiaavehi thudh jee sae
jun jug mehi sukhuvaasee
Jl
Jl
luo=lJ
luo=lJ
Jl
Jl
luo=lJ
luo=lJ
3u
3u
Hl
Hl
H
H
H
H
HI
HI
HlJ
HlJ
H=Hl
H=Hl

Those who meditate on You, Lord,


Those who meditate on You, Lord,
those who meditate on You
those who meditate on You
-
-
those
those
humble beings dwell in peace in this
humble beings dwell in peace in this
world.
world.
sae mukuth sae mukuth bheae jin har
dhiaaeiaa jee thin thoottee jum kee faasee
H
H
H=3
H=3
H
H
H=3
H=3
8
8
lH
lH
Jl
Jl
luol8o
luol8o
Hl
Hl
l3
l3
3cl
3cl
HH
HH
=l
=l
=Hl
=Hl

They are liberated, they are


They are liberated, they are
liberated
liberated
-
-
those who meditate on
those who meditate on
the Lord. For them, the noose of
the Lord. For them, the noose of
death is cut away.
death is cut away.
jin nirubho jin har nirubho dhiaaeiaa jee
thin kaa bho subh guvaasee
lH
lH
lU
lU
lH
lH
Jl
Jl
lU
lU
luol8o
luol8o
Hl
Hl
l3
l3
=
=
U
U
H
H
I=Hl
I=Hl

Those who meditate on the Fearless


Those who meditate on the Fearless
One, on the Fearless Lord
One, on the Fearless Lord
-
-
all their
all their
fears are dispelled.
fears are dispelled.
jin saeviaa jin saeviaa maeraa har jee
thae har har roop sumaasee
lH
lH
Hl=o
Hl=o
lH
lH
Hl=o
Hl=o
H
H
Jl
Jl
Hl
Hl
3
3
Jl
Jl
Jl
Jl
l
l
HHHl
HHHl

Those who serve, those who serve


Those who serve, those who serve
my Dear Lord, are absorbed into
my Dear Lord, are absorbed into
the Being of the Lord,
the Being of the Lord,
Har
Har
,
,
Har
Har
.
.
sae dhunn sae dhunn jin har dhiaaeiaa jee
jun naanuk thin bal jaasee
H
H
u
u
H
H
u
u
lH
lH
Jl
Jl
luol8o
luol8o
Hl
Hl
H
H
=
=
l3
l3
8l
8l
HHl
HHl
=
=
Blessed are they, blessed are they,
Blessed are they, blessed are they,
who meditate on their Dear Lord.
who meditate on their Dear Lord.
Servant Nanak is a sacrifice to
Servant Nanak is a sacrifice to
them. ||3||
them. ||3||
thaeree bhugath thaeree bhugath
bhunddaar jee bhurae bianth baeanthaa
3l
3l
Il3
Il3
3l
3l
Il3
Il3

Hl
Hl

l8o3
l8o3
8o3
8o3

Devotion to You, devotion to You, is


Devotion to You, devotion to You, is
a treasure overflowing, infinite and
a treasure overflowing, infinite and
beyond measure.
beyond measure.
thaerae bhuguth thaerae bhuguth
sulaahan thudh jee har anik anaek
anunthaa
3
3
I3
I3
3
3
I3
I3
HJl
HJl
3u
3u
Hl
Hl
Jl
Jl
ol=
ol=
o=
o=
o3
o3

Your devotees, Your devotees


Your devotees, Your devotees
praise You, Dear Lord, in many and
praise You, Dear Lord, in many and
various and countless ways.
various and countless ways.
thaeree anik thaeree anik kurehi har
poojaa jee thup thaapehi jupehi baeanthaa
3l
3l
ol=
ol=
3l
3l
ol=
ol=
=lJ
=lJ
Jl
Jl
H
H
Hl
Hl
3
3
3lJ
3lJ
HlJ
HlJ
8o3
8o3

For You, many, for You, so very


For You, many, for You, so very
many perform worship services, O
many perform worship services, O
Dear Infinite Lord; they practice
Dear Infinite Lord; they practice
disciplined meditation and chant
disciplined meditation and chant
endlessly.
endlessly.
thaerae anaek thaerae anaek purrehi buhu
simrith saasuth jee kar kiriaa khutt kurum
kurunthaa
3
3
o=
o=
3
3
o=
o=
JlJ
JlJ
8J
8J
lHlHl3
lHlHl3
HH3
HH3
Hl
Hl
=l
=l
l=lo
l=lo
c
c
=H
=H
=3
=3

For You, many, for You, so very


For You, many, for You, so very
many read the various
many read the various
Simritees
Simritees
and
and
Shaastras
Shaastras
. They perform rituals
. They perform rituals
and religious rites.
and religious rites.
sae bhuguth sae bhuguth bhulae jun
naanuk jee jo bhaavehi maerae har
bhuguvunthaa
H
H
I3
I3
H
H
I3
I3

H
H
=
=
Hl
Hl
H
H
=lJ
=lJ
H
H
Jl
Jl
I=3
I=3
u
u
Those devotees, those devotees are
Those devotees, those devotees are
sublime, O servant Nanak, who are
sublime, O servant Nanak, who are
pleasing to my Dear Lord God. ||4||
pleasing to my Dear Lord God. ||4||
thoon aadh purukh apurunpur kuruthaa
jee thudh jaevudd avur n koee
3
3
ole
ole

o
o
=3
=3
Hl
Hl
3u
3u
H=
H=
o=
o=


=8l
=8l

You are the Primal Being, the Most


You are the Primal Being, the Most
Wonderful Creator. There is no
Wonderful Creator. There is no
other as Great as You.
other as Great as You.
thoon jug jug eaeko sudhaa sudhaa thoon
eaeko jee thoon nihuchul kuruthaa soee
3
3
HI
HI
HI
HI
8=
8=
He
He
He
He
3
3
8=
8=
Hl
Hl
3
3
lJU
lJU
=3
=3
H8l
H8l

Age after age, You are the One.


Age after age, You are the One.
Forever and ever, You are the One.
Forever and ever, You are the One.
You never change, O Creator Lord.
You never change, O Creator Lord.
thudh aapae bhaavai soee vuruthai jee
thoon aapae kurehi s hoee
3u
3u
o
o
=
=
H8l
H8l
=3
=3
Hl
Hl
3
3
o
o
=lJ
=lJ
H
H
J8l
J8l

Everything happens according to


Everything happens according to
Your Will. You Yourself accomplish
Your Will. You Yourself accomplish
all that occurs.
all that occurs.
thudh aapae srisatt subh oupaaee jee
thudh aapae siraj subh goee
3u
3u
o
o
lHHlc
lHHlc
H
H
U8l
U8l
Hl
Hl
3u
3u
o
o
lHlH
lHlH
H
H
I8l
I8l

You Yourself created the entire


You Yourself created the entire
universe, and having fashioned it,
universe, and having fashioned it,
You Yourself shall destroy it all.
You Yourself shall destroy it all.
jun naanuk gun gaavai kuruthae kae jee
jo subhusai kaa jaanoee
H
H
=
=
I
I
I=
I=
=3
=3
=
=
Hl
Hl
H
H
HH
HH
=
=
H8l
H8l
9
9
Servant Nanak sings the Glorious
Servant Nanak sings the Glorious
Praises of the Dear Creator, the
Praises of the Dear Creator, the
Knower of all. ||5||1||
Knower of all. ||5||1||
aasaa mehulaa 4
oH
oH
HJ
HJ
u
u
Aasaa
Aasaa
, Fourth
, Fourth
Mehl
Mehl
:
:
thoon kuruthaa sachiaar maiddaa saaee
3
3
=3
=3
HlUo
HlUo
H
H
H8l
H8l

You are the True Creator, my Lord


You are the True Creator, my Lord
and Master.
and Master.
jo tho bhaavai soee theesee jo thoon
dhaehi soee ho paaee
H
H
3U
3U
=
=
H8l
H8l
ulHl
ulHl
H
H
3
3
elJ
elJ
H8l
H8l
JU
JU
8l
8l
9
9
JU
JU

Whatever pleases You comes to


Whatever pleases You comes to
pass. As You give, so do we
pass. As You give, so do we
receive. ||1||Pause||
receive. ||1||Pause||
subh thaeree thoon subhunee dhiaaeiaa
H
H
3l
3l
3
3
Hl
Hl
luol8o
luol8o

All belong to You, all meditate on


All belong to You, all meditate on
you.
you.
jis no kirupaa kurehi thin naam ruthun
paaeiaa
lHH
lHH


l=
l=
=lJ
=lJ
l3l
l3l
H
H
3
3
l8o
l8o

Those who are blessed with Your


Those who are blessed with Your
Mercy obtain the Jewel of the
Mercy obtain the Jewel of the
Naam
Naam
, the Name of the Lord.
, the Name of the Lord.
gurumukh laadhaa munumukh guvaaeiaa
IHl
IHl
u
u
HHl
HHl
I=l8o
I=l8o

The
The
Gurmukhs
Gurmukhs
obtain it, and the
obtain it, and the
self
self
-
-
willed
willed
manmukhs
manmukhs
lose it.
lose it.
thudh aap vishorriaa aap milaaeiaa
3u
3u
ol
ol
l=lJo
l=lJo
ol
ol
lHl8o
lHl8o
9
9
You Yourself separate them from
You Yourself separate them from
Yourself, and You Yourself reunite
Yourself, and You Yourself reunite
with them again. ||1||
with them again. ||1||
thoon dhureeaao subh thujh hee maahi
3
3
eloU
eloU
H
H
3
3
Jl
Jl
HlJ
HlJ

You are the River of Life; all are


You are the River of Life; all are
within You.
within You.
thujh bin dhoojaa koee naahi
3
3
l8
l8
eH
eH
=8l
=8l
lJ
lJ

There is no one except You.


There is no one except You.
jeea junth sabh thaeraa khael
Hlo
Hlo
H3
H3
Hl
Hl
3
3

All living beings are Your


All living beings are Your
playthings.
playthings.
vijog mil vishurriaa sunjogee mael
l=HlI
l=HlI
lHl
lHl
l=lJo
l=lJo
HHIl
HHIl
H
H
7
7
The separated ones meet, and by
The separated ones meet, and by
great good fortune, those suffering
great good fortune, those suffering
in separation are reunited once
in separation are reunited once
again. ||2||
again. ||2||
jis no thoo jaanaaeihi soee jun jaanai
lHH 3 Hl8lJ H8l H H
lHH 3 Hl8lJ H8l H H
They alone understand, whom You
They alone understand, whom You
inspire to understand;
inspire to understand;
har gun sudh hee aakh vukhaanai
Jl
Jl
I
I
He
He
Jl
Jl
ol
ol
=
=

they continually chant and repeat


they continually chant and repeat
the Lord's Praises.
the Lord's Praises.
jin har saeviaa thin sukh paaeiaa
lHl
lHl
Jl
Jl
Hl=o
Hl=o
l3l
l3l
H
H
l8o
l8o

Those who serve You find peace.


Those who serve You find peace.
sehujae hee har naam sumaaeiaa
HJH
HJH
Jl
Jl
Jl
Jl
lH
lH
HHl8o
HHl8o
=
=
They are intuitively absorbed into
They are intuitively absorbed into
the Lord's Name. ||3||
the Lord's Name. ||3||
thoo aapae kuruthaa thaeraa keeaa subh
hoe
3
3
o
o
=3
=3
3
3
=lo
=lo
H
H
Jl8
Jl8

You Yourself are the Creator.


You Yourself are the Creator.
Everything that happens is by Your
Everything that happens is by Your
Doing.
Doing.
thudh bin dhoojaa avur n koe
3u
3u
l8
l8
eH
eH
o=
o=


=l8
=l8

There is no one except You.


There is no one except You.
thoo kar kar vaekhehi jaanehi soe
3
3
=l
=l
=l
=l
=lJ
=lJ
HlJ
HlJ
Hl8
Hl8

You created the creation; You


You created the creation; You
behold it and understand it.
behold it and understand it.
jun naanuk gurumukh purugutt hoe
H
H
=
=
IHl
IHl
Ic
Ic
Jl8
Jl8
u7
u7
O servant Nanak, the Lord is
O servant Nanak, the Lord is
revealed through the
revealed through the
Gurmukh
Gurmukh
, the
, the
Living Expression of the Guru's
Living Expression of the Guru's
Word. ||4||2||
Word. ||4||2||
aasaa mehulaa 1
oH
oH
HJ
HJ
9
9
Aasaa
Aasaa
, First
, First
Mehl
Mehl
:
:
thith suruvururrai bheelae nivaasaa
paanee paavuk thinehi keeaa
l33
l33
H=J
H=J
8l
8l
l=H
l=H
l
l
==
==
l3lJ
l3lJ
=lo
=lo

In that pool, people have made


In that pool, people have made
their homes, but the water there is
their homes, but the water there is
as hot as fire!
as hot as fire!
punkuj moh pug nehee chaalai hum
dhaekhaa theh ddoobeealae
=H
=H
HJ
HJ
I
I
Jl
Jl
U
U
JH
JH
e
e
3J
3J
8lo
8lo
9
9
In the swamp of emotional
In the swamp of emotional
attachment, their feet cannot move.
attachment, their feet cannot move.
I have seen them drowning there.
I have seen them drowning there.
||1||
||1||
mun eaek n chaethas moorr munaa
H
H
8=
8=


U3lH
U3lH
HJ
HJ
H
H

In your mind, you do not remember


In your mind, you do not remember
the One Lord
the One Lord
-
-
you fool!
you fool!
har bisuruth thaerae gun galiaa
Jl
Jl
l8H3
l8H3
3
3
I
I
Ilo
Ilo
9
9
JU
JU

You have forgotten the Lord; your


You have forgotten the Lord; your
virtues shall wither away.
virtues shall wither away.
||1||Pause||
||1||Pause||
naa ho juthee suthee nehee parriaa
moorukh mugudhaa junum bhaeiaa

JU
JU
H3l
H3l
H3l
H3l
Jl
Jl
lJo
lJo
H
H
HIu
HIu
HH
HH
l8o
l8o

I am not celibate, nor truthful, nor


I am not celibate, nor truthful, nor
scholarly. I was born foolish and
scholarly. I was born foolish and
ignorant into this world.
ignorant into this world.
prunuvath naanuk thin kee surunaa jin
thoo naahee veesariaa
=l3
=l3
=
=
l3
l3
=l
=l
H
H
lH
lH
3
3
Jl
Jl
=lHlo
=lHlo
7=
7=
Prays Nanak, I seek the Sanctuary
Prays Nanak, I seek the Sanctuary
of those who have not forgotten
of those who have not forgotten
You, O Lord! ||2||3||
You, O Lord! ||2||3||
aasaa mehulaa 5
oH
oH
HJ
HJ


Aasaa
Aasaa
, Fifth
, Fifth
Mehl
Mehl
:
:
bhee puraapath maanukh dhaehureeaa
8l
8l
l3
l3
H
H
eJlo
eJlo

This human body has been given to


This human body has been given to
you.
you.
gobindh milun kee eih thaeree bureeaa
Il8e
Il8e
lH
lH
=l
=l
l8J
l8J
3l
3l
8lo
8lo

This is your chance to meet the


This is your chance to meet the
Lord of the Universe.
Lord of the Universe.
avar kaaj thaerai kithai n kaam
o=l
o=l
=H
=H
3
3
l=3
l=3


=H
=H

Nothing else will work.


Nothing else will work.
mil saadhusungath bhuj kaevul naam
lH
lH
HuHIl3
HuHIl3
H
H
==
==
H
H
9
9
Join the
Join the
Saadh
Saadh
Sangat, the
Sangat, the
Company of the Holy; vibrate and
Company of the Holy; vibrate and
meditate on the Jewel of the
meditate on the Jewel of the
Naam
Naam
.
.
||1||
||1||
surunjaam laag bhuvujul thurun kai
HHlH
HHlH
I
I
=H
=H
3
3
=
=

Make every effort to cross over this


Make every effort to cross over this
terrifying world
terrifying world
-
-
ocean.
ocean.
junum brithaa jaath rung maaeiaa kai
HH
HH
l8u
l8u
H3
H3
lI
lI
Hl8o
Hl8o
=
=
9
9
JU
JU

You are squandering this life


You are squandering this life
uselessly in the love of Maya.
uselessly in the love of Maya.
||1||Pause||
||1||Pause||
jup thup sunjum dhurum n kumaaeiaa
H
H
3
3
HHH
HHH
uH
uH


=Hl8o
=Hl8o

I have not practiced meditation,


I have not practiced meditation,
self
self
-
-
discipline, self
discipline, self
-
-
restraint or
restraint or
righteous living.
righteous living.
saevaa saadh n jaaniaa har raaeiaa
H=
H=
Hu
Hu


Hlo
Hlo
Jl
Jl
l8o
l8o

I have not served the Holy; I have


I have not served the Holy; I have
not acknowledged the Lord, my
not acknowledged the Lord, my
King.
King.
kuhu naanuk hum neech kurunmaa
=J = JH lU =H
=J = JH lU =H
Says Nanak, my actions are
Says Nanak, my actions are
contemptible!
contemptible!
suran purae kee raakhuhu surumaa
Hl =l J HH 7u
Hl =l J HH 7u
O Lord, I seek Your Sanctuary;
O Lord, I seek Your Sanctuary;
please, preserve my honor! ||2||4||
please, preserve my honor! ||2||4||
Ik oankar Shri Vaheguru ji ki Fateh.
pat(i)sahi 10 (dasvin), Chaupai
+
Hl =lJI Hl =l =3J
l3HJl 9O
U8l
God is one,
God is one,
All victory is the victory of God.
All victory is the victory of God.
Patshahi
Patshahi
10
10
Chaupai
Chaupai
:
:
suran purae kee raakhuhu surumaa
l
l
H
H
=
=
=c
=c
HlH
HlH


Hl
Hl
olH=3
olH=3
HI3
HI3
=
=
8lH
8lH

He cuts the heads of the demons. The


He cuts the heads of the demons. The
ever revered all powerful one. The
ever revered all powerful one. The
master of the world
master of the world
suran purae kee raakhuhu surumaa
J
J
l8Hlc
l8Hlc
II
II
3
3
8l
8l


HlJ
HlJ
ol
ol
8u8l
8u8l
e8l
e8l
9
9
A shower of flowers appeared from the
A shower of flowers appeared from the
sky. Everyone came to praise and
sky. Everyone came to praise and
congratulate you.
congratulate you.
suran purae kee raakhuhu surumaa
uU
uU
uU
uU
I
I
=
=
H
H


eHc
eHc
eJ
eJ
Il8
Il8
l=H
l=H

You are magnificent; Oh King of the


You are magnificent; Oh King of the
people. You are the destroyer of
people. You are the destroyer of
demons, and are the one that gives
demons, and are the one that gives
value to this meagre existence
value to this meagre existence
suran purae kee raakhuhu surumaa
o
o
=
=
=
=
lHHJ
lHHJ


eH
eH
Hl
Hl
HlJ
HlJ
J
J
U8
U8

You know all there is to know. Accept me


You know all there is to know. Accept me
as your slave and save me from those
as your slave and save me from those
that cause harm to me.
that cause harm to me.
=l8U8U
=l8U8U
83l
83l
U8l
U8l

Kabyo
Kabyo
Bach
Bach
Benti
Benti
Chaupai
Chaupai
:
:
Kabyo Bach Benti Chaupai
JHl
JHl
=
=
Ju
Ju
e
e

(O God!) give me Your Hand and


(O God!) give me Your Hand and
protect me.
protect me.

Jl8
Jl8
lU3
lU3
=l
=l
l8
l8

Kindly
Kindly
fulfill
fulfill
all (my) minds desires.
all (my) minds desires.
Hamri karo hath dai rachha. Puran hoe chit ki
ichha.
3=
3=
U
U
H
H
J
J
JH
JH

May my mind remain ever attached


May my mind remain ever attached
to Your feet.
to Your feet.
o
o
H
H
=
=
l3
l3
9
9
Treat me as Your own and cherish
Treat me as Your own and cherish
me.
me.
Tav charnan man rahai hamara. Apna jan karo
pratipara
JH
JH
eHc
eHc
H
H
3H
3H
==J
==J

Destroy all my enemies.


Destroy all my enemies.
o
o
Ju
Ju
e
e
HlJ
HlJ
8U=J
8U=J

Give me Your Hand and save me.


Give me Your Hand and save me.
Hamre dust sabhai tum ghavoh. Ap(u) hath dai
mohe bachavoh
Hl 8H H l=
May my family
May my family
-
-
members live in
members live in
peace.
peace.
H==
H==
lH
lH
H
H
=3
=3
7
7
May my servants and
May my servants and
sikhs
sikhs
live in
live in
peace. O God.
peace. O God.
Sukhi basai moro parivara. Sevak sikkh sabhai
Kartara
H lH = e =lU
Give me Your Hand and protect me.
Give me Your Hand and protect me.
H
H
8
8
=
=
oH
oH
H=lU
H=lU

Destroy all my enemies today.


Destroy all my enemies today.
Mo rachha nij kar dai kariyai. Sabh bairan ko aj
sanghriyai.
Jl8 JHl oH
May my (this) hope be fulfilled,
May my (this) hope be fulfilled,
(that)
(that)
3
3
H
H
=l
=l
J
J
loH
loH
=
=
The thirst for repeating Your Name
The thirst for repeating Your Name
continues to exist
continues to exist
Puran hoe hamari asa. Tor bhajan ki rahai piasa.
3HlJ l =8l o= luUU
May I not forsake You and may I
May I not forsake You and may I
not meditate on anyone else except
not meditate on anyone else except
You.
You.
H
H
8
8
UJ
UJ
H
H
3H
3H
3
3
U
U

May I obtain You, whatever gifts I


May I obtain You, whatever gifts I
want
want
Tumeh chhad(i) koi avar na dhiyaun. Jo bar
chahon so tum te paun
H== lH JH 3lolJ
Kindly make my servants as well as
Kindly make my servants as well as
my disciples to swim (the world
my disciples to swim (the world
ocean).
ocean).
Ul
Ul
Ul
Ul
H3
H3
JH
JH
HlolJ
HlolJ
u
u
Kindly kill my enemies after singling
Kindly kill my enemies after singling
them out.
them out.
Sevak sikkh hamare tariah. Chun(i) chun(i) satr
hamare mariah(i)
o Ju e H U8lU
Kindly give me Your Hand and save
Kindly give me Your Hand and save
me.
me.
H
H
=
=
=
=
3H
3H
l=lU
l=lU

Kindly destroy from within myself


Kindly destroy from within myself
the fear of the time of death
the fear of the time of death
Ap hath dai mujhai ubariyai. Maran kal ka tras
nivariyai
JH He JH
May You ever remain on my side.
May You ever remain on my side.
Hl
Hl
olHuH
olHuH
H
H
=lUJ
=lUJ

O God, there is Sword on your


O God, there is Sword on your
Banner, protect me.
Banner, protect me.
Hujo sada hamare pachha. Sri asidhuj ju kariyoh
rachha.
l J HlJ J
O Great Preserver, preserve me.
O Great Preserver, preserve me.
HlJ8
HlJ8
H3
H3
HJl8
HJl8
lU
lU

Dear God, You are the Master and


Dear God, You are the Master and
Helper of the saints.
Helper of the saints.
Rakh(i) lehu muhe rakhan-hare. Sahib sant
sahae piare.
el 8u eHc = J3
You are the Friend of the poor;
You are the Friend of the poor;
(You) are the Destroyer of tyrants.
(You) are the Destroyer of tyrants.
3HJ l U3 eH =3
3HJ l U3 eH =3
You are the Master of the fourteen
You are the Master of the fourteen
worlds.
worlds.
Din bandh(u) dustan ke hanta. Tum ho puri
chatur das kanta.
= l8 8JH 8 u
Brahma obtained a body (as
Brahma obtained a body (as
ordered by God) at proper time.
ordered by God) at proper time.
= l8 lH=H o=3
= l8 lH=H o=3
Shiva was born (as ordered by God)
Shiva was born (as ordered by God)
at proper time.
at proper time.
Kal pae Brahma bap(u) dhara. Kal pae Siv ju
avtara.
= l8 = l8H =H
Vishnu was born (as ordered by
Vishnu was born (as ordered by
God) at proper time.
God) at proper time.
H= = = =lo 3HH
H= = = =lo 3HH
All this is the play of God.
All this is the play of God.
Kal pae kar Bisan(u) prakasa. Sakal kal ka kia
tamasa
H= = HIl lH= =lU
God created Shiva Yogi at proper
God created Shiva Yogi at proper
time.
time.
8eH 8JH H ulU
8eH 8JH H ulU
God created Brahma as the King of
God created Brahma as the King of
Vedas.
Vedas.
Javan kal jogi Siv kio. Bed raj Brahma ju thio.
H= = H = H=
He fashions the entire world.
He fashions the entire world.
HH= J 3lJ JH \
I salute Him (such God).
I salute Him (such God).
Javan kal sabh lok savara. Namaskar hai tahe
hamara.
H= = H HI3 8U
God created the whole world.
God created the whole world.
e= e3 H UHU
God created
God created
demi
demi
-
-
gods, demons
gods, demons
and
and
yakshas
yakshas
.
.
Javan kal sabh jagat banayo. Dev dait jachhan
upjayo.
ole ol3 8= o=3
God is the only incarnate, from the
God is the only incarnate, from the
beginning to the end.
beginning to the end.
H8l I HHlUJ JH \
All should know that He (such God)
All should know that He (such God)
is my Guru.
is my Guru.
Ad(i) ant(i) ekai avtara. Soi Guru samjhiyoh
hamara.
HH= l3H Jl = JHl
I salute Him alone.
I salute Him alone.
H= H lH o H=l
He Himself creates all His subjects.
He Himself creates all His subjects.
Namaskar tis hi ko hamari. Sakal praja jin ap
savari.
lH== = lH=I H elU
He bestows happiness and divine
He bestows happiness and divine
virtues on his slaves.
virtues on his slaves.
H3 = H 8u =lU 9O
He instantaneously destroys the
He instantaneously destroys the
enemies.
enemies.
Sivkan ko siv gun sukh dio. Sattrun ko pal mo
badh kio.
=c =c = o3 =l H3
God knows what is passing in every
God knows what is passing in every
heart.
heart.
8 =l l 3
God knows the sufferings of good
God knows the sufferings of good
and bad people.
and bad people.
Ghat ghat ke antar ki janat. Bhale bure ki pir
pachhanat.
Ulcl 3 =U oHu
From the ant to the huge elephant.
From the ant to the huge elephant.
H l= leHlc = = 99
God casts His glance of favour on
God casts His glance of favour on
all and gets pleasure.
all and gets pleasure.
Chiti te kunchar asthula. Sabh par kirpa drist(i)
kar phula.
H3 e 8 3 el
God is pained to see His saints in
God is pained to see His saints in
trouble.
trouble.
H 8 Hu = Hl
God is happy, when His saints are
God is happy, when His saints are
happy.
happy.
Santan dukh pae te dukhi. Sukh pae sadhun ke
sukhi.
8= 8= =l l
God knows sufferings of everybody.
God knows sufferings of everybody.
=c =c = c c =l H 97
God knows the innermost secrets of
God knows the innermost secrets of
every mans heart
every mans heart
Ek ek ki pir pachhanain. Ghat ghat ke pat pat ki
janain.
H8 Ue= = =3
When the Creator projects Himself.
When the Creator projects Himself.
H u3 38 eJ o
His creation is created in countless
His creation is created in countless
forms.
forms.
Jab ud-karakh kara kartara. Praja dharat tab deh
apara.
H8 o= =3 J =8J
When He draws His creation within
When He draws His creation within
Himself.
Himself.
3H H lH3 eJ u HJ 9=
All living beings are absorbed in
All living beings are absorbed in
Him.
Him.
Jab akarakh karat ho kab-hun. Tum mai milat deh
dhar sabh-hun.
H3 8e lHHlc H u
All living beings, who have taken
All living beings, who have taken
different bodies in this world.
different bodies in this world.
o ol 8 UU
Describe Gods virtues according to
Describe Gods virtues according to
their understanding.
their understanding.
Jete badan srist(i) sabh dharai. Ap(u) apni bujh
ucharai.
3H HJl 3 J3 lH
(O God), You live apart from
(O God), You live apart from
everything.
everything.
H3 8e e o oH 9u
Only the learned and wise persons
Only the learned and wise persons
(try to) know the secret (of the
(try to) know the secret (of the
above phenomena).
above phenomena).
Tum sabh hi te raht niralam. Janat bed bhed ar
alam.
l= ll8= l
O Formless God, You are free from
O Formless God, You are free from
sins and You do not seek any
sins and You do not seek any
support.
support.
ole ol ole oH
You are the Primal Being, most
You are the Primal Being, most
pure, without beginning and self
pure, without beginning and self
-
-
created.
created.
Nirankar nribikar nirlanbh. Ad(i) anil anad(i)
asanbh.
3 = HJ UU3 e
Only a fool boasts that he knows
Only a fool boasts that he knows
the secrets of God.
the secrets of God.
H = = =3 8e 9
Whose secrets are not known even
Whose secrets are not known even
to the Vedas.
to the Vedas.
Ta ka murh ucharat bheda. Ja kau bhev na pavat
beda.
3 = =l J oH3
The great fool thinks that God is a
The great fool thinks that God is a
stone.
stone.
HJ HJ = e H3
But he does not know the difference
But he does not know the difference
between the two.
between the two.
Ta kau kar(i) pahan anumanat. Maha murh
kachh(u) bhed na janat.
HJe= = =J3 He lH=
He continues calling Shiva as the
He continues calling Shiva as the
Eternal God.
Eternal God.
l= = Ul3 lJ l= 9
but he does not know the secrets of
but he does not know the secrets of
the
the
Fomless
Fomless
God.
God.
Mahadev kau kahat sada Siv. Nirankar ka chinat
naih bhiv
o ol 8lu J H3l
(People) according to their different
(People) according to their different
intelligence,
intelligence,
83 l l 3lJ 33l
Describe God differently.
Describe God differently.
Ap(u) apni budh(i) hai jeti. Barnat bhinn bhinn
tuhe teti.
3H Hl8 H
Gods limits and extent cannot be
Gods limits and extent cannot be
known.
known.
l=J l8lu HH uH HH 9
How the world was fashioned for
How the world was fashioned for
the first time (cannot be know).
the first time (cannot be know).
Tumra lakha na jare pasara. Keh bidh(i) saja
pratham sansara.
8= o H
God has only one Form, without
God has only one Form, without
any parallel.
any parallel.
= U = =Jl
God Himself manifests as a poor
God Himself manifests as a poor
man, a lord or a king at different
man, a lord or a king at different
places.
places.
Ekai rup anup sarupa. Rank bhayo rav kahi
bhupa.
oH HH H3H =ll
God has created life from eggs,
God has created life from eggs,
wombs and perspiration.
wombs and perspiration.
U3H l 8J lU ell 9\
God has created mines of
God has created mines of
vegetables.
vegetables.
Andaj jeraj setaj kini. Utbhuj khan(i) bahur rach(i)
dini.
=J = H J 8
Sometimes God sits joyfully as an
Sometimes God sits joyfully as an
Emperor.
Emperor.
=J lHHlc lU H= l8=
Sometimes God sits as a Yogi,
Sometimes God sits as a Yogi,
detached (from all).
detached (from all).
Kahun phul raja havai baitha. Kahun simit(i)
bhayo sankar ikaitha.
HIl lHHlc lel8 oU=
His whole creation unfolds
His whole creation unfolds
miraculous things.
miraculous things.
ole HIle H HU= 9\
God, the Primal, is from the
God, the Primal, is from the
beginning and self
beginning and self
-
-
created.
created.
Sagri srist(i) dikhae achanbav. Ad(i) jugad(i)
sarup suyanbhav.
o8 Hl 3H =
(O God!) give me Your protection
(O God!) give me Your protection
now.
now.
lH U8l olH H=
Protect my disciples and destroy my
Protect my disciples and destroy my
foes.
foes.
Ab rachha meri tum karo. Sikkh ubar(i) asikkh
sangharo.
eHc lH3 U=3 U33
(O God!) destroy the enemies, who
(O God!) destroy the enemies, who
create mischief.
create mischief.
H= H = =3 7O
And destroy all infidels on the
And destroy all infidels on the
battlefields.
battlefields.
Dusht jite uthvat utpata. Skal malechh karo ran
ghata.
H olHuH 3= Hl
(There are) men, who seek Your
(There are) men, who seek Your
shelter.
shelter.
l3 = eHc el3 J H
Their enemies meet miserable
Their enemies meet miserable
death.
death.
Je asidhuj tav sarni pare. Tin ke dusht dukhit
havai mare.
H= I l3J
Persons who fall at Your feet.
Persons who fall at Your feet.
l3 = 3H H=c H c 79
You remove all their troubles.
You remove all their troubles.
Purakh jawan pag pare tihare. Tin ke tum sankat
sabh tare.
H =l = l8= 8 luo J
Those, who meditate on You, even
Those, who meditate on You, even
for once.
for once.
3 = = l=lc lJ oJ
Cannot be approached by death.
Cannot be approached by death.
Jo kal(i) ko ik bar dhiai hai. Ta ke kal nikhat(i)
naih ai hai.
Jl8 3lJ H =
All of them will get protection for
All of them will get protection for
ever.
ever.
eHc olHc c 33= 77
Their troubles and enemies will
Their troubles and enemies will
finish instantaneously.
finish instantaneously.
Rachha hoe tahe sabh kala. Dust arist taren
tatkala.
l= leHlc 3 HlJ lJlJ
Upon whom God casts His
Upon whom God casts His
favourable glance.
favourable glance.
3 = 3 3= H JlJ
Become free from the troubles
Become free from the troubles
instantaneously.
instantaneously.
Kirpa drist(i) tan jah(i) nihariho. Ta ke tap tanak
mo hariho.
llu lHlu = H H J8l
Such persons possess all
Such persons possess all
wordly
wordly
and
and
spirtual
spirtual
pleasures, while sitting
pleasures, while sitting
in their homes.
in their homes.
eHc J H= =8l 7=
Enemies cannot touch even their
Enemies cannot touch even their
shadow.
shadow.
Riddh(i) siddh(i) ghar mo sabh hoi. Dusht chhah
chhavai sakai na koi.
8= 8 lH 3H H
One, who remembers You even for
One, who remembers You even for
once.
once.
= =H 3 3lJ U8
Will be protected from the noose of
Will be protected from the noose of
death.
death.
Ek bar jin tumai sanbhara. Kal phas te tah(i)
ubara.
lH H l3J =J
One, who repeats Your Name.
One, who repeats Your Name.
ele eHc e 3 J 7u
Will be relieved from poverty and
Will be relieved from poverty and
saved from attacks of foes.
saved from attacks of foes.
Jin nar nam tiharo kaha. Darid dust dokh te raha.
JI =3 H Hl l3Jl
I seek shelter of God, Who has the
I seek shelter of God, Who has the
sword on his Banner.
sword on his Banner.
o Ju e J U8l
O God, give me Your own Hand and
O God, give me Your own Hand and
protect me.
protect me.
Kharag ket mai saran(i) tihari. Ap hath dai lehu
ubari.
H8 H JJ HJ8l
O God, kindly become my Helper at
O God, kindly become my Helper at
all places.
all places.
eHc e 3 J 8U8l 7
And protect me from the foes and
And protect me from the foes and
evil doers.
evil doers.
Sarab thaur mo hohu sahai. Dust dokh te lehu
bachai.
l= =l JH HI H3
You (Oh God) the mother of all creatures
You (Oh God) the mother of all creatures
have blessed me graciously.
have blessed me graciously.
Iu = H 3
I was able to compile this
I was able to compile this
granth
granth
with
with
great speed and
great speed and
fervor
fervor
.
.
Sarab thaur mo hohu sahai. Dust dokh te lehu
bachai.
l=l8 H= eJ = J3
Reading this
Reading this
Baani
Baani
eliminates all of
eliminates all of
bodys sins.
bodys sins.
eHc elU = =3
Recitation eliminates our demons and
Recitation eliminates our demons and
evil
evil
-
-
wishers.
wishers.
Sarab thaur mo hohu sahai. Dust dokh te lehu
bachai.
Hl olHuH H8 8 el8o
Only because the honourable all
Only because the honourable all
powerful Lord was merciful to me;
powerful Lord was merciful to me;
= Iu 33=
did I complete this
did I complete this
granth
granth
with such
with such
speed.
speed.
Sarab thaur mo hohu sahai. Dust dokh te lehu
bachai.
H 83 = = H8l
Whoever recites this
Whoever recites this
baani
baani
with full intent
with full intent
will attain the fruit of their inner desires.
will attain the fruit of their inner desires.
e l3H l8o3 =8l 7
No pain can even come close to them.
No pain can even come close to them.
Sarab thaur mo hohu sahai. Dust dokh te lehu
bachai.
olJ
Arril
Arril
-
-
Verse
Verse
Sarab thaur mo hohu sahai. Dust dokh te lehu
bachai.
H II H UlJ H H =8l
If a mute (person) listens with the utmost
If a mute (person) listens with the utmost
attention and love they will attain the gift of
attention and love they will attain the gift of
speech.
speech.
H HJ lU3 l8 U33 o=8l
If an imbecile, senseless person listens with concentration and If an imbecile, senseless person listens with concentration and
consideration of the meanings then they will become incredibly consideration of the meanings then they will become incredibly
intelligent. intelligent.
Sarab thaur mo hohu sahai. Dust dokh te lehu
bachai.
e ee l=c l3 = J
No physical or mental pain can inflect
No physical or mental pain can inflect
that person;
that person;
J H U=l 8 8 U8l = =J 7\
(oh my friends) the one who recites this
(oh my friends) the one who recites this
Chaupee
Chaupee
Sahib
Sahib
baani
baani
once.
once.
Sarab thaur mo hohu sahai. Dust dokh te lehu
bachai.
U8l
U8l

Chaupai
Chaupai
: verse
: verse
Chaupai
H83 H3J HJH lH
The year (in
The year (in
Bikrami
Bikrami
years) was 1700.
years) was 1700.
ou HJH =l 3ll =lJH
Add half of one hundred (50) and then three years.
Add half of one hundred (50) and then three years.
Meaning 1753
Meaning 1753
Bikarmi
Bikarmi
(1696 A.D.)
(1696 A.D.)
Sarab thaur mo hohu sahai. Dust dokh te lehu
bachai.
e= Hel oHcHl l= =
In the month of
In the month of
Bhaadro
Bhaadro
(mid
(mid
-
-
summer) on
summer) on
a bright Sunday morning and the eighth
a bright Sunday morning and the eighth
day of the month;
day of the month;
3l H3e= Iu Hu 7\
This
This
Baani
Baani
(
(
Chaupee
Chaupee
Sahib) was
Sahib) was
completed on the banks of the
completed on the banks of the
Sutlej
Sutlej
river.
river.
Sarab thaur mo hohu sahai. Dust dokh te lehu
bachai.
l8l3 Hl Ul3 U l3U Ul3 H3l
H8e
There are the holy chapters of
There are the holy chapters of
Thriyaa
Thriyaa
Pakhyian
Pakhyian
(name of the
(name of the
Granth
Granth
). The
). The
Granth
Granth
where the fallacies of kings,
where the fallacies of kings,
ministers, and women are described
ministers, and women are described
Sarab thaur mo hohu sahai. Dust dokh te lehu
bachai.
U H U Ul3 HH3 HH3 H
HH3 9 o=H
This is the end of the 405th chapter of
This is the end of the 405th chapter of
the
the
Pakhyian
Pakhyian
. This highly regarded
. This highly regarded
Granth
Granth
is complete.
is complete. Furthermore.
Sarab thaur mo hohu sahai. Dust dokh te lehu
bachai.
eJ ] ]] ]
Dohra
Dohra
verse
verse
Dohra
eH H =l eH l =lH l=
o
Oh immortal being! Let me be your slave
Oh immortal being! Let me be your slave
and thus the benefactor of countless
and thus the benefactor of countless
blessings.
blessings.
Sarab thaur mo hohu sahai. Dust dokh te lehu
bachai.
o Ju e HlJ H =H 8U
l8U 9
Let your blessed hand guide me, and
Let your blessed hand guide me, and
instill
instill
baani
baani
in my mind and body.
in my mind and body.
Sarab thaur mo hohu sahai. Dust dokh te lehu
bachai.
U8l
U8l

Chaupai:Verse
Chaupai:Verse
Chaupai
H IHlJ luH HU
I do not praise or hail
I do not praise or hail
Ganesh
Ganesh
before I start any
before I start any
task. (In old times, often
task. (In old times, often
Ganesh
Ganesh
would be hailed
would be hailed
before starting any task).
before starting any task).
l=H l8H =8J lJ luoU
Nor do I let the thought of Vishnu or any
Nor do I let the thought of Vishnu or any
incarnations of Vishnu (i.e. Krishna) enter my mind.
incarnations of Vishnu (i.e. Krishna) enter my mind.
Sarab thaur mo hohu sahai. Dust dokh te lehu
bachai.
= H lJU l3 H
I know of their existence, but I do not ever
I know of their existence, but I do not ever
worship them.
worship them.
l= Il Hl I l8 H 7
May my prayers and thoughts always be in the
May my prayers and thoughts always be in the
immaculate, holy feet of the Lord (the one and only).
immaculate, holy feet of the Lord (the one and only).
Sarab thaur mo hohu sahai. Dust dokh te lehu
bachai.
HJ = = JH
I pray to my protector, the one that brings
I pray to my protector, the one that brings
death to Death (the deity Kali;
death to Death (the deity Kali; which was
worshipped in the past).
HJ J H l== u
Oh unbreakable one, I am your slave.
Oh unbreakable one, I am your slave.
Sarab thaur mo hohu sahai. Dust dokh te lehu
bachai.
o H = =
Make me your slave oh Lord and watch
Make me your slave oh Lord and watch
over me.
over me.
8lJ IJ =l H l8U =
(I have come to your sanctuary) So
(I have come to your sanctuary) So
preserve my honour.
preserve my honour.
Sarab thaur mo hohu sahai. Dust dokh te lehu
bachai.
o H H l3lo
Make me your own, and take care of me
Make me your own, and take care of me
(as a mother does to a child).
(as a mother does to a child).
U U H3 JH Hlo
Pick out my enemies one by one and kill them.
Pick out my enemies one by one and kill them.
(Guru Sahib refers Lust, Anger, Attachment, Greed,
(Guru Sahib refers Lust, Anger, Attachment, Greed,
and Arrogance as our enemies. As a true Sikh
and Arrogance as our enemies. As a true Sikh
should not have enmity toward any living creatures).
should not have enmity toward any living creatures).
Sarab thaur mo hohu sahai. Dust dokh te lehu
bachai.
eI 3I HI H eU U
Let there be both plentiful food (
Let there be both plentiful food (
Degh
Degh
) and
) and
Weapons (
Weapons (
Tegh
Tegh
) in this world. (So that the
) in this world. (So that the
righteous may restore justice and rule the land).
righteous may restore justice and rule the land).
o HlJ oU e u
As long as you; Oh Lord are my protector,
As long as you; Oh Lord are my protector,
no other power can do anything to me.
no other power can do anything to me.
Sarab thaur mo hohu sahai. Dust dokh te lehu
bachai.
3H HH =J He l3
I pray that you be my guardian.
I pray that you be my guardian.
3H HlJ8 H eH l3J
You are my master and I; your slave
You are my master and I; your slave
Sarab thaur mo hohu sahai. Dust dokh te lehu
bachai.
H o H l=H
Make me yours, thus giving me honour.
Make me yours, thus giving me honour.
o = JH H =H
May you be the force of every action that
May you be the force of every action that
we do.
we do.
Sarab thaur mo hohu sahai. Dust dokh te lehu
bachai.
3HJ H H = H
Oh Almighty One, you are the King of all
Oh Almighty One, you are the King of all
kings.
kings.
o o Il8 l=H
You and you alone give honour to the
You and you alone give honour to the
poor.
poor.
Sarab thaur mo hohu sahai. Dust dokh te lehu
bachai.
eH H = l= =J HlJ
Recognize me (the poor one) as your
Recognize me (the poor one) as your
slave.
slave.
J H ol eo 3lJ
I have lost everything, and with my last ounce
I have lost everything, and with my last ounce
of energy I am lying outside your door.
of energy I am lying outside your door.
Sarab thaur mo hohu sahai. Dust dokh te lehu
bachai.
o H = l3
I plea to you once again. I am yours,
I plea to you once again. I am yours,
watch over me oh Lord.
watch over me oh Lord.
3H HlJ8 H l== u
You are the benevolent master; I am
You are the benevolent master; I am
merely your slave.
merely your slave.
Sarab thaur mo hohu sahai. Dust dokh te lehu
bachai.
eH H e Ju U8
Realizing me as your slave, give me your
Realizing me as your slave, give me your
hand (your support).
hand (your support).
JH H 8lo H=
Destroy all of my enemies.
Destroy all of my enemies.
Sarab thaur mo hohu sahai. Dust dokh te lehu
bachai.
luH u I=3 = uU
First off, I worship the timeless One and
First off, I worship the timeless One and
only God with great concentration.
only God with great concentration.
8J = =l83 l8lu
Then I am capable of writing this poetry.
Then I am capable of writing this poetry.
Sarab thaur mo hohu sahai. Dust dokh te lehu
bachai.
l=H Hu Hl3 Ul3 UU
According to my knowledge I will tell you
According to my knowledge I will tell you
the stories of
the stories of
Krishana
Krishana
.
.
U= Jl8 =l8 J Hu \
Oh Lord, If I falter in this prose, may you correct
Oh Lord, If I falter in this prose, may you correct
them (as you know all). (Guru Sahib says the above
them (as you know all). (Guru Sahib says the above
out of humility).
out of humility).
Sarab thaur mo hohu sahai. Dust dokh te lehu
bachai.
=l8J
=l8J
8U
8U


eJ
eJ

Kabyo
Kabyo
Bach.
Bach.
Dohra
Dohra

Verse of the
Verse of the
poet
poet
Kabyo Bach Dohra
H lH H H =J H =lJJ HI HlJ

I will share with the world whatever the


I will share with the world whatever the
Almighty God has commanded me to
Almighty God has commanded me to
say.
say.
Sarab thaur mo hohu sahai. Dust dokh te lehu
bachai.
H l3J = luol8 J o3 HI =
HlJ 9
Whoever meditates on the Supreme
Whoever meditates on the Supreme
Power (God) will in the end reside in
Power (God) will in the end reside in
Heaven.
Heaven.
Sarab thaur mo hohu sahai. Dust dokh te lehu
bachai.
eJ] ]] ]
Dohra
Dohra
-
-
Verse
Verse
Dohra
Jl JlH e8l 8= J l88 l8U =
lJ
God, and Gods lovers (devotees) are both
God, and Gods lovers (devotees) are both
the same, to discuss their differences is
the same, to discuss their differences is
futile.
futile.
Sarab thaur mo hohu sahai. Dust dokh te lehu
bachai.
H 3 UH 3I lHU H Jl l8
HHlJ 7
Like waves; which arise from water, but
Like waves; which arise from water, but
eventually re
eventually re
-
-
immerse in that same
immerse in that same
water.
water.
Sarab thaur mo hohu sahai. Dust dokh te lehu
bachai.
eJ
Dohra
Dohra
-
-
Verse
Verse
Dohra
H8 ol8H = U HH u HI
ol8
When I was commanded by the Lord,
When I was commanded by the Lord,
only then did I take birth in this world.
only then did I take birth in this world.
Sarab thaur mo hohu sahai. Dust dokh te lehu
bachai.
o H =u H 3 HJ =J3 Hl8
9
Now I will briefly tell everyone my story.
Now I will briefly tell everyone my story.
(Guru
(Guru
Gobind
Gobind
Singh
Singh
Ji
Ji
is speaking about
is speaking about
his birth into
his birth into
Kaljug
Kaljug
in
in
Patna
Patna
Sahib 1666
Sahib 1666
AD).
AD).
Sarab thaur mo hohu sahai. Dust dokh te lehu
bachai.
=l8
=l8
8U
8U


eJ
eJ

Kab
Kab
Bach.
Bach.
Dohra
Dohra

Verse of the
Verse of the
poet
poet
Kab Bach Dohra
U U H Hl =l 8U =J lH
lol8
I then stood up with folded hands and
I then stood up with folded hands and
said the following with a bowing head:
said the following with a bowing head:
Sarab thaur mo hohu sahai. Dust dokh te lehu
bachai.
u U 38 HI3 H H8 3H =J
HJl8 9
The path of Truth can only prosper in this
The path of Truth can only prosper in this
world, If you (
world, If you (
Vaheguru
Vaheguru
Ji
Ji
), are by my
), are by my
side.
side.
Sarab thaur mo hohu sahai. Dust dokh te lehu
bachai.
eJ
Dohra
Dohra
-
-
Verse
Verse
Dohra
H H 3H luo = l3 Ul luo J
H3
Oh Lord, those who awake in the
Oh Lord, those who awake in the
ambrosial hours and meditate on you,
ambrosial hours and meditate on you,
Sarab thaur mo hohu sahai. Dust dokh te lehu
bachai.
o3 JI H=3 = =lJI I=3
9
at their last moment they will attain the
at their last moment they will attain the
fruit of freedom. (Meaning they will attain
fruit of freedom. (Meaning they will attain
you).
you).
Sarab thaur mo hohu sahai. Dust dokh te lehu
bachai.
eJ
Dohra
Dohra
-
-
Verse
Verse
Dohra
= =l elJ H =lc= l8H HJH

In the Timeless Gods formless body,


In the Timeless Gods formless body,
reside hundreds of millions of
reside hundreds of millions of
Vishnus
Vishnus
and
and
Shivas
Shivas
.
.
Sarab thaur mo hohu sahai. Dust dokh te lehu
bachai.
=lc l8e 8JH l=3 l= HlH = HH
9
There are hundreds of millions of
There are hundreds of millions of
heavens, Brahmas, suns, moons and
heavens, Brahmas, suns, moons and
other deities.
other deities.
Sarab thaur mo hohu sahai. Dust dokh te lehu
bachai.
eJ
Dohra
Dohra
-
-
Verse
Verse
Dohra
H =u HI HI oc H =8l 3
3
The narrations of God are glorified
The narrations of God are glorified
throughout the ages. Gods devotees are
throughout the ages. Gods devotees are
always is remembrance of them.
always is remembrance of them.
Listening to the stories one is taken to
Listening to the stories one is taken to
Heaven,
Heaven,
Sarab thaur mo hohu sahai. Dust dokh te lehu
bachai.
HI 8H =8 = HIl l HH3
9
like how
like how
Raaja
Raaja
Raam
Raam
Chaadr
Chaadr
took all of
took all of
Ayodha
Ayodha
to Heaven. (Guru Sahib says
to Heaven. (Guru Sahib says
that
that
Raam
Raam
Chaandr
Chaandr
was able to save his
was able to save his
whole city with the name of god, because
whole city with the name of god, because
Raaja
Raaja
Raam
Raam
Chaadr
Chaadr
Ji
Ji
was not the
was not the
Almightly
Almightly
Lord himself).
Lord himself).
Sarab thaur mo hohu sahai. Dust dokh te lehu
bachai.
U8l
U8l

Chaupai:Verse
Chaupai:Verse
Chaupai
H l8J =u H o I=
Whoever listens to these stories and
Whoever listens to these stories and
sings them in holy worship
sings them in holy worship
e l3J l=c o=
is safe guarded from pain and sin.
is safe guarded from pain and sin.
Sarab thaur mo hohu sahai. Dust dokh te lehu
bachai.
l8H I3 =l 8 = J8l
Worshipping God through meditation
Worshipping God through meditation
brings the following fruit;
brings the following fruit;
olu 8Ulu H= =8l 9
no mental or physical illnesses can even
no mental or physical illnesses can even
touch your shadow.
touch your shadow.
Sarab thaur mo hohu sahai. Dust dokh te lehu
bachai.
HH3 H3J HJH U=
The time (in
The time (in
Bikarmi
Bikarmi
years) was 1700
years) was 1700
year, add 55 (1755
year, add 55 (1755
Bikarmi
Bikarmi
, or 1698 AD).
, or 1698 AD).
JJ =el luH H e=
On a great first day, in the month of
On a great first day, in the month of
Harh
Harh
. (Mid June to Mid July).
. (Mid June to Mid July).
Sarab thaur mo hohu sahai. Dust dokh te lehu
bachai.
3Hle =l Iu Hu
With your benevolence this
With your benevolence this
Granth
Granth
(scripture) was completed.
(scripture) was completed.
l J J Hu 7
Oh Lord if I were to falter, may you
Oh Lord if I were to falter, may you
correct me, as only you know all.
correct me, as only you know all.
Sarab thaur mo hohu sahai. Dust dokh te lehu
bachai.
eJ
Dohra
Dohra
-
-
Verse
Verse
Dohra
3 3I = U 3 H3e= 3l 3I

At the holy foot of the blessed


At the holy foot of the blessed
Anandpur
Anandpur
Sahib mountain, by the
Sahib mountain, by the
Sutlej
Sutlej
river where
river where
the came waves appear.
the came waves appear.
Sarab thaur mo hohu sahai. Dust dokh te lehu
bachai.
Hl I=3 =lU =8 =u HI
=
Oh Admired Lord, there is the place
Oh Admired Lord, there is the place
where I completed the story of
where I completed the story of
Raguvir
Raguvir
Ram
Ram
Sarab thaur mo hohu sahai. Dust dokh te lehu
bachai.
eJ
Dohra
Dohra
-
-
Verse
Verse
Dohra
Hu oHu H Jl 8e H8e l88le

I dont know who is righteous or evil, I am
I dont know who is righteous or evil, I am
not trying to win appeal or make
not trying to win appeal or make
enemies, I simply want to say the facts.
enemies, I simply want to say the facts.
Sarab thaur mo hohu sahai. Dust dokh te lehu
bachai.
Iu H= =lU I=3 l= Hle
u
The
The
Granth
Granth
was only completed due to
was only completed due to
the Lords graciousness and
the Lords graciousness and
benevolence.
benevolence.
Sarab thaur mo hohu sahai. Dust dokh te lehu
bachai.
HU ] ]] ]
Savaiya
Savaiya
-
-
Verse
Verse
savaiya
l8 IJ H8 3 3H 38 3 =U o
3 Jl oU
(O God) since I have fallen at Your
(O God) since I have fallen at Your
Feet, I do not care for anybody
Feet, I do not care for anybody
else.
else.
Since I have taken shelter of one God, I am not
afraid of anybody and I do not worship anyone
else.
Pane gahe jab te tumre, tab te kou ankh tare
nahin anyo.
H JlH = o= =J H3
8= HU
I do not follow the religious ways,
I do not follow the religious ways,
preached by various religions,
preached by various religions,
believing in Ram, Mohammad,
believing in Ram, Mohammad,
Puran
Puran
or
or
Quran
Quran
.
.
The only way I follow, is the way to worship
Unique One God and no one else.
Ram rahim puran quran, anek kahain mat ek na
manyo.
lHlH3 HH3 8e H 8J e =J JH
8= HU
The
The
Simritis
Simritis
,
,
Shastras
Shastras
and the
and the
Vedas lay down different doctrines,
Vedas lay down different doctrines,
but I do not recognise any of these.
but I do not recognise any of these.
Sinmrit(i) sastr bed sabhai, bahu bhed kahain
ham ek na janyo.
Hl olH l= 3Hl =l H =JU
H 3lJ 8U
O God! (You have sword in your
O God! (You have sword in your
Hand) I have written these (hymns)
Hand) I have written these (hymns)
with your grace and kindness, all
with your grace and kindness, all
that has been said, is in fact spoken
that has been said, is in fact spoken
by You.
by You.
Whatever religious doctrines I have written, are in
accordance with Gods Command.
Sri asipan kripa tumri kar(i), mai na khyo sabh
toh(i) bakhanyo.
eJ ] ]] ]
Dohra
Dohra
Dohra
HI eo =U l = IlJU 3J
eo
I have abandoned all doors
I have abandoned all doors
(shelters) and I have come to your
(shelters) and I have come to your
door, My Lord.
door, My Lord.
Sagal duar kau chhad(i) kai, gaiho tuharo duar.
8lJ I8 =l H oH Il8e eH
3J
O God (Gobind), kindly protect the
O God (Gobind), kindly protect the
honour and grasp my arm, I am
honour and grasp my arm, I am
Your humble servant.
Your humble servant.
Banhe gahe ki laj as, Gobind das tuhar.
raamukulee mehulaa 3 anundhu
H=l HJ = oe
Raamkalee
Raamkalee
, Third
, Third
Mehl
Mehl
, Anand ~
, Anand ~
The Song Of Bliss:
The Song Of Bliss:
ik ounkaar sathigur prusaadh
+ Hl3I Hle
One Universal Creator God. By The
One Universal Creator God. By The
Grace Of The True Guru:
Grace Of The True Guru:
anundh bhaeiaa maeree maaeae
sathiguroo mai paaeiaa
oe l8o Hl H8 Hl3I H
l8o
I am in ecstasy, O my mother, for I
I am in ecstasy, O my mother, for I
have found my True Guru.
have found my True Guru.
sathigur th paaeiaa sehuj saethee man
vujeeaa vaadhaaeeaa
Hl3I 3 l8o HJH H3l Hl
=Hlo =u8lo
I have found the True Guru, with
I have found the True Guru, with
intuitive ease, and my mind
intuitive ease, and my mind
vibrates with the music of bliss.
vibrates with the music of bliss.
raag ruthun puruvaar pureeaa subudh
gaavun aaeeaa
I 3 = lo H8e I=
o8lo
The
The
jewelled
jewelled
melodies and their
melodies and their
related celestial harmonies have
related celestial harmonies have
come to sing the Word of the
come to sing the Word of the
Shabad
Shabad
.
.
subudho th gaavuhu huree kaeraa man
jinee vusaaeiaa
H8e
H8e
3
3
I=J
I=J
Jl
Jl
=
=
Hl
Hl
lHl
lHl
=Hl8o
=Hl8o

The Lord dwells within the minds of


The Lord dwells within the minds of
those who sing the
those who sing the
Shabad
Shabad
.
.
kehai naanuk anundh hoaa sathiguroo mai
paaeiaa
=J
=J
=
=
oe
oe
Jo
Jo
Hl3I
Hl3I
H
H
l8o
l8o
9
9
Says Nanak, I am in ecstasy, for I
Says Nanak, I am in ecstasy, for I
have found my True Guru. ||1||
have found my True Guru. ||1||
eae mun maeriaa thoo sudhaa ruhu har
naalae
8
8
H
H
Hlo
Hlo
3
3
He
He
J
J
Jl
Jl

O my mind, remain always with the


O my mind, remain always with the
Lord.
Lord.
har naal ruhu thoo munn maerae dhookh
sabh visaarunaa
Jl
Jl
l
l
J
J
3
3
H
H
H
H
e
e
Hl
Hl
l=H
l=H

Remain always with the Lord, O my


Remain always with the Lord, O my
mind, and all sufferings will be
mind, and all sufferings will be
forgotten.
forgotten.
angeekaar ouhu kurae thaeraa kaaruj
sabh suvaarunaa
oIl=
oIl=
UJ
UJ
=
=
3
3
=H
=H
Hl
Hl
H=
H=

He will accept You as His own, and


He will accept You as His own, and
all your affairs will be perfectly
all your affairs will be perfectly
arranged.
arranged.
subhunaa gulaa sumuruth suaamee so kio
munuhu visaarae
H
H
I
I
HHu
HHu
HoHl
HoHl
H
H
l=U
l=U
HJ
HJ
l=H
l=H

Our Lord and Master is all


Our Lord and Master is all
-
-
powerful
powerful
to do all things, so why forget Him
to do all things, so why forget Him
from your mind?
from your mind?
kehai naanuk munn maerae sudhaa ruhu
har naalae
=J
=J
=
=
H
H
H
H
He
He
J
J
Jl
Jl

7
7
Says Nanak, O my mind, remain
Says Nanak, O my mind, remain
always with the Lord. ||2||
always with the Lord. ||2||
saachae saahibaa kiaa naahee ghar
thaerai
HU
HU
HlJ8
HlJ8
l=o
l=o
Jl
Jl
=l
=l
3
3

O my True Lord and Master, what is


O my True Lord and Master, what is
there which is not in Your celestial
there which is not in Your celestial
home?
home?
ghar th thaerai subh kish hai jis dhaehi s
paaveae
=l
=l
3
3
3
3
H
H
l=
l=
J
J
lHH
lHH
elJ
elJ
H
H
=8
=8

Everything is in Your home; they


Everything is in Your home; they
receive, unto whom You give.
receive, unto whom You give.
sudhaa sifath sulaah thaeree naam man
vusaaveae
He
He
lH=l3
lH=l3
HJ
HJ
3l
3l
H
H
Hl
Hl
=H=8
=H=8

Constantly singing Your Praises and


Constantly singing Your Praises and
Glories, Your Name is enshrined in
Glories, Your Name is enshrined in
the mind.
the mind.
naam jin kai man vasiaa vaajae subudh
ghunaerae
H
H
lH
lH
=
=
Hl
Hl
=lHo
=lHo
=H
=H
H8e
H8e
=
=

The divine melody of the


The divine melody of the
Shabad
Shabad
vibrates for those, within whose
vibrates for those, within whose
minds the
minds the
Naam
Naam
abides.
abides.
kehai naanuk suchae saahib kiaa naahee
ghar thaerai
=J
=J
=
=
HU
HU
HlJ8
HlJ8
l=o
l=o
Jl
Jl
=l
=l
3
3
=
=
Says Nanak, O my True Lord and
Says Nanak, O my True Lord and
Master, what is there which is not in
Master, what is there which is not in
Your home? ||3||
Your home? ||3||
saachaa naam maeraa aadhaaro
HU
HU
H
H
H
H
ou
ou

The True Name is my only support.


The True Name is my only support.
saach naam adhaar maeraa jin bhukhaa
sabh guvaaeeaa
HU
HU
H
H
ou
ou
H
H
lHl
lHl

Hl
Hl
I=8lo
I=8lo

The True Name is my only support;


The True Name is my only support;
it satisfies all hunger.
it satisfies all hunger.
kar saath sukh man aae vasiaa jin eishaa
sabh pujaaeeaa
=l
=l
Hl3
Hl3
H
H
Hl
Hl
ol8
ol8
=lHo
=lHo
lHl
lHl
l8
l8
Hl
Hl
H8lo
H8lo

It has brought peace and tranquility


It has brought peace and tranquility
to my mind; it has fulfilled all my
to my mind; it has fulfilled all my
desires.
desires.
sudhaa kurubaan keethaa guroo vittuhu jis
dheeaa eaehi vaddiaaeeaa
He
He
=8
=8
=l3
=l3
I
I
l=cJ
l=cJ
lHH
lHH
elo
elo
8lJ
8lJ
=lo8lo
=lo8lo

I am forever a sacrifice to the Guru,


I am forever a sacrifice to the Guru,
who possesses such glorious
who possesses such glorious
greatness.
greatness.
kehai naanuk sunuhu sunthuhu subadh
dhuruhu piaaro
=J
=J
=
=
HJ
HJ
H3J
H3J
H8le
H8le
uJ
uJ
lo
lo

Says Nanak, listen, O Saints;


Says Nanak, listen, O Saints;
enshrine love for the
enshrine love for the
Shabad
Shabad
.
.
saachaa naam maeraa aadhaaro
HU
HU
H
H
H
H
ou
ou
u
u
The True Name is my only support.
The True Name is my only support.
||4||
||4||
vaajae punch subudh thith ghar subhaagai
=H
=H
U
U
H8e
H8e
l33
l33
=l
=l
HI
HI

The
The
Panch
Panch
Shabad
Shabad
, the five primal
, the five primal
sounds, vibrate in that blessed
sounds, vibrate in that blessed
house.
house.
ghar subhaagai subudh vaajae kulaa jith
ghar dhaareeaa
=l
=l
HI
HI
H8e
H8e
=H
=H
=
=
lH3
lH3
=l
=l
ulo
ulo

In that blessed house, the


In that blessed house, the
Shabad
Shabad
vibrates; He infuses His almighty
vibrates; He infuses His almighty
power into it.
power into it.
punch dhooth thudh vas keethae kaal
kunttuk maariaa
U
U
e3
e3
3u
3u
=lH
=lH
=l3
=l3
=
=
=c=
=c=
Hlo
Hlo

Through You, we subdue the five


Through You, we subdue the five
demons of desire, and slay Death,
demons of desire, and slay Death,
the torturer.
the torturer.
dhur kuram paaeiaa thudh jin ko s naam
har kai laagae
ul
ul
=lH
=lH
l8o
l8o
3u
3u
lH
lH
=U
=U
lH
lH
lH
lH
Jl
Jl
=
=
I
I

Those who have such pre


Those who have such pre
-
-
ordained
ordained
destiny are attached to the Lord's
destiny are attached to the Lord's
Name.
Name.
kehai naanuk theh sukh hoaa thith ghar
anehudh vaajae
=J
=J
=
=
3J
3J
H
H
Jo
Jo
l33
l33
=l
=l
oJe
oJe
=H
=H

Says Nanak, they are at peace, and


Says Nanak, they are at peace, and
the
the
unstruck
unstruck
sound current vibrates
sound current vibrates
within their homes. ||5||
within their homes. ||5||
anudh sunuhu vuddubhaageeho sugul
munoruth poorae
oe
oe
HJ
HJ
=IlJ
=IlJ
HI
HI
Hu
Hu

Listen to the song of bliss, O most


Listen to the song of bliss, O most
fortunate ones; all your longings
fortunate ones; all your longings
shall be fulfilled.
shall be fulfilled.
paarubrehum prubh paaeiaa outhurae
sugul visoorae
8JH
8JH

l8o
l8o
U3
U3
HI
HI
l=H
l=H

I have obtained the Supreme Lord


I have obtained the Supreme Lord
God, and all sorrows have been
God, and all sorrows have been
forgotten.
forgotten.
dhookh rog sunthaap outhurae sunee
suchee baanee
e
e
I
I
H3
H3
U3
U3
Hl
Hl
HUl
HUl
8l
8l

Pain, illness and suffering have


Pain, illness and suffering have
departed, listening to the True
departed, listening to the True
Bani
Bani
.
.
sunth saajun bheae surusae poorae gur
thae jaanee
H3
H3
HH
HH
8
8
HH
HH

I
I
3
3
Hl
Hl

The Saints and their friends are in


The Saints and their friends are in
ecstasy, knowing the Perfect Guru.
ecstasy, knowing the Perfect Guru.
sunuthae puneeth kehuthae pavith
sathigur rehiaa bhurupoorae
H3
H3
l3
l3
=J3
=J3
l=3
l=3
Hl3I
Hl3I
lJo
lJo

Pure are the listeners, and pure are


Pure are the listeners, and pure are
the speakers; the True Guru is all
the speakers; the True Guru is all
-
-
pervading and permeating.
pervading and permeating.
binuvunth naanuk gur churun laagae
vaajae anehudh thoorae
l8=l3
l8=l3
=
=
I
I
U
U
I
I
=H
=H
oJe
oJe
3
3
uO9
uO9
Prays Nanak, touching the Guru's
Prays Nanak, touching the Guru's
Feet, the
Feet, the
unstruck
unstruck
sound current of
sound current of
the celestial bugles vibrates and
the celestial bugles vibrates and
resounds. ||40||1||
resounds. ||40||1||
mundhaavunee mehulaa 5
He=l
He=l
HJ
HJ


Mundaavanee
Mundaavanee
, Fifth
, Fifth
Mehl
Mehl
:
:
thaal vich thinn vusuthoo peeou suth
sunthokh veechaaro
u
u
l=lU
l=lU
l3l
l3l
=H3
=H3
8lU
8lU
H3
H3
H3
H3
=lU
=lU

Upon this Plate, three things have


Upon this Plate, three things have
been placed: Truth, Contentment
been placed: Truth, Contentment
and Contemplation.
and Contemplation.
anmrith naam thaakur kaa paeiou jis kaa
subhus adhaaro
olH3
olH3
H
H
=
=
=
=
l8U
l8U
lHH
lHH
=
=
HH
HH
ou
ou

The Ambrosial Nectar of the


The Ambrosial Nectar of the
Naam
Naam
,
,
the Name of our Lord and Master,
the Name of our Lord and Master,
has been placed upon it as well; it
has been placed upon it as well; it
is the Support of all.
is the Support of all.
jae ko khaavai jae ko bhunchai this kaa
hoe oudhaaro
H
H
=
=
=
=
H
H
=
=
U
U
l3H
l3H
=
=
Jl8
Jl8
Uu
Uu

One who eats it and enjoys it shall


One who eats it and enjoys it shall
be saved.
be saved.
eaeh vusuth thujee neh jaaee nith nith
rukh our dhaaro
8J
8J
=H3
=H3
3Hl
3Hl
J
J
H8l
H8l
l3
l3
l3
l3

Ul
Ul
u
u

This thing can never be forsaken;


This thing can never be forsaken;
keep this always and forever in
keep this always and forever in
your mind.
your mind.
thum sunsaar churun lag thureeai subh
naanuk brehum pusaaro
3H
3H
HH
HH
U
U
lI
lI
3lo
3lo
H
H
=
=
8JH
8JH
H
H
9
9
The dark world
The dark world
-
-
ocean is crossed
ocean is crossed
over, by grasping the Feet of the
over, by grasping the Feet of the
Lord; O Nanak, it is all the
Lord; O Nanak, it is all the
extension of God. ||1||
extension of God. ||1||
sulok mehulaa 5
H=
H=
HJ
HJ


Shalok
Shalok
, Fifth
, Fifth
Mehl
Mehl
:
:
thaeraa keethaa jaatho naahee maino jog
keethoee
3
3
=l3
=l3
H3
H3
Jl
Jl
H
H
HI
HI
=l38l
=l38l

I have not appreciated what You


I have not appreciated what You
have done for me, Lord; only You
have done for me, Lord; only You
can make me worthy.
can make me worthy.
mai niruguniaarae ko gun naahee aapae
thurus paeiouee
H
H
lIlo
lIlo
=
=
I
I
Jl
Jl
o
o
3H
3H
l8U8l
l8U8l

I am unworthy
I am unworthy
-
-
I have no worth or
I have no worth or
virtues at all. You have taken pity
virtues at all. You have taken pity
on me.
on me.
thurus paeiaa mihuraamath hoee sathigur
sujun miliaa
3H
3H
l8o
l8o
lHJHl3
lHJHl3
J8l
J8l
Hl3I
Hl3I
HH
HH
lHlo
lHlo

You took pity on me, and blessed


You took pity on me, and blessed
me with Your Mercy, and I have
me with Your Mercy, and I have
met the True Guru, my Friend.
met the True Guru, my Friend.
naanuk naam milai thaa jeevaa thun mun
theevai hariaa
=
=
H
H
lH
lH
3
3
Hl=
Hl=
3
3
H
H
ul=
ul=
Jlo
Jlo
9
9
O Nanak, if I am blessed with the
O Nanak, if I am blessed with the
Naam
Naam
, I live, and my body and
, I live, and my body and
mind blossom forth. ||1||
mind blossom forth. ||1||
pourree
UJl
UJl

Pauree
Pauree
:
:
thithai thoo sumuruth jithai koe naahi
l3u
l3u
3
3
HHu
HHu
lHu
lHu
=l8
=l8
lJ
lJ

Where You are, Almighty Lord,


Where You are, Almighty Lord,
there is no one else.
there is no one else.
outhai thaeree rukh agunee oudhur maahi
Uu
Uu
3l
3l

oIl
oIl
Ue
Ue
HlJ
HlJ

There, in the fire of the mother's


There, in the fire of the mother's
womb, You protected us.
womb, You protected us.
sun kai jum kae dhooth naae thaerai
shadd jaahi
Hl
Hl
=
=
HH
HH
=
=
e3
e3
l8
l8
3
3
l
l
HlJ
HlJ

Hearing Your Name, the Messenger


Hearing Your Name, the Messenger
of Death runs away.
of Death runs away.
bhoujul bikhum asugaahu gur subudhee
paar paahi
UH
UH
l8H
l8H
oHIJ
oHIJ
I
I
H8el
H8el
l
l
lJ
lJ

The terrifying, treacherous,


The terrifying, treacherous,
impassible world
impassible world
-
-
ocean is crossed
ocean is crossed
over, through the Word of the
over, through the Word of the
Guru's
Guru's
Shabad
Shabad
.
.
jin ko lugee piaas anmrith saee khaahi
lH
lH
=U
=U
Il
Il
loH
loH
olH3
olH3
Hl8
Hl8
lJ
lJ

Those who feel thirst for You, take


Those who feel thirst for You, take
in Your Ambrosial Nectar.
in Your Ambrosial Nectar.
kal mehi eaeho punn gun govindh gaahi
=l
=l
HlJ
HlJ
8J
8J

I
I
Il=e
Il=e
IlJ
IlJ

This is the only act of goodness in


This is the only act of goodness in
this Dark Age of Kali Yuga, to sing
this Dark Age of Kali Yuga, to sing
the Glorious Praises of the Lord of
the Glorious Praises of the Lord of
the Universe.
the Universe.
subhusai no kirupaal sumuaalae saahi
saahi
HH
HH


l=
l=
HH
HH
HlJ
HlJ
HlJ
HlJ

He is Merciful to all; He sustains us


He is Merciful to all; He sustains us
with each and every breath.
with each and every breath.
biruthaa koe n jaae j aavai thudh aahi
l8u
l8u
=l8
=l8


Hl8
Hl8
lH
lH
o=
o=
3u
3u
olJ
olJ
\
\
Those who come to You with love
Those who come to You with love
and faith are never turned away
and faith are never turned away
empty
empty
-
-
handed. ||9||
handed. ||9||
sulok mu 5
H=
H=
H-
H-


Shalok
Shalok
, Fifth
, Fifth
Mehl
Mehl
:
:
anthar gur aaraadhunaa jihuvaa jap gur
naao
o3l
o3l
I
I
ou
ou
lHJ=
lHJ=
Hl
Hl
I
I
U
U

Deep within yourself, worship the


Deep within yourself, worship the
Guru in adoration, and with your
Guru in adoration, and with your
tongue, chant the Guru's Name.
tongue, chant the Guru's Name.
naethree sathigur paekhunaa sruvunee
sununaa gur naao
3l
3l
Hl3I
Hl3I

H=l
H=l
H
H
I
I
U
U

Let your eyes behold the True Guru,


Let your eyes behold the True Guru,
and let your ears hear the Guru's
and let your ears hear the Guru's
Name.
Name.
sathigur saethee rathiaa dhurugeh paaeeai
thaao
Hl3I
Hl3I
H3l
H3l
l3o
l3o
eIJ
eIJ
8lo
8lo
U
U

Attuned to the True Guru, you shall


Attuned to the True Guru, you shall
receive a place of honor in the
receive a place of honor in the
Court of the Lord.
Court of the Lord.
kuhu naanuk kirupaa kurae jis no eaeh
vuth dhaee
=J
=J
=
=
l=
l=
=
=
lHH
lHH


8J
8J
=u
=u
el8
el8

Says Nanak, this treasure is


Says Nanak, this treasure is
bestowed on those who are blessed
bestowed on those who are blessed
with His Mercy.
with His Mercy.
jug mehi outhum kaateeahi virulae kaeee
kaee
HI
HI
HlJ
HlJ
U3H
U3H
=UlolJ
=UlolJ
l=
l=
=8l
=8l
=l8
=l8
9
9
In the midst of the world, they are
In the midst of the world, they are
known as the most pious
known as the most pious
-
-
they are
they are
rare indeed. ||1||
rare indeed. ||1||
mu 5
H-
H-


Fifth
Fifth
Mehl
Mehl
:
:
rukhae rukhunehaar aap oubaarian

Jl
Jl
ol
ol
U8lo
U8lo

O Savior Lord, save us and take us


O Savior Lord, save us and take us
across.
across.
gur kee pairee paae kaaj suvaarian
I
I
=l
=l
l
l
l8
l8
=H
=H
H=lo
H=lo

Falling at the feet of the Guru, our


Falling at the feet of the Guru, our
works are embellished with
works are embellished with
perfection.
perfection.
hoaa aap dhaeiaal munuhu n visaarian
Jo
Jo
ol
ol
el8o
el8o
HJ
HJ


l=Hlo
l=Hlo

You have become kind, merciful


You have become kind, merciful
and compassionate; we do not
and compassionate; we do not
forget You from our minds.
forget You from our minds.
saadh junaa kai sung bhuvujul thaarian
Hu
Hu
H
H
=
=
HlI
HlI
=H
=H
3lo
3lo

In the
In the
Saadh
Saadh
Sangat, the Company
Sangat, the Company
of the Holy, we are carried across
of the Holy, we are carried across
the terrifying world
the terrifying world
-
-
ocean.
ocean.
saakuth nindhuk dhusutt khin maahi
bidhaarian
H=3
H=3
le=
le=
eHc
eHc
l
l
HlJ
HlJ
l8elo
l8elo

In an instant, You have destroyed


In an instant, You have destroyed
the faithless cynics and slanderous
the faithless cynics and slanderous
enemies.
enemies.
this saahib kee ttaek naanuk munai maahi
l3H
l3H
HlJ8
HlJ8
=l
=l
c=
c=
=
=
H
H
HlJ
HlJ

That Lord and Master is my Anchor


That Lord and Master is my Anchor
and Support; O Nanak, hold firm in
and Support; O Nanak, hold firm in
your mind.
your mind.
jis simuruth sukh hoe sugulae dhookh
jaahi
lHH
lHH
lHH3
lHH3
H
H
Jl8
Jl8
HI
HI
e
e
HlJ
HlJ
7
7
Remembering Him in meditation,
Remembering Him in meditation,
happiness comes, and all sorrows
happiness comes, and all sorrows
and pains simply vanish. ||2||
and pains simply vanish. ||2||