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The One Lord of the Universe is the Support of His humble servants. They love the One Lord; their minds are filled with love for the Lord. The Name of the Lord is all treasures for them. || 3 || They are in love with the Supreme Lord God; their actions are pure, and their lifestyle is true. The Perfect Guru has dispelled the darkness. Nanak's God is Incomparable and Infinite. || 4 || 24 || 93 || GAUREE GWAARAYREE, FIFTH MEHL: Those whose minds are filled with the Lord, swim across. Those who have the blessing of good karma, meet with the Lord. Pain, disease and fear do not affect them at all. They meditate on the Ambrosial Name of the Lord within their hearts. || 1 || Meditate on the Supreme Lord God, the Transcendent Lord. From the Perfect Guru, this understanding is obtained. || 1 || Pause || The Merciful Lord is the Doer, the Cause of causes. He cherishes and nurtures all beings and creatures. He is Inaccessible, Incomprehensible, Eternal and Infinite. Meditate on Him, O my mind, through the Teachings of the Perfect Guru. || 2 || Serving Him, all treasures are obtained. Worshipping God, honor is obtained. Working for Him is never in vain; forever and ever, sing the Glorious Praises of the Lord. || 3 || Show Mercy to me, O God, O Searcher of hearts. The Unseen Lord and Master is the Treasure of Peace. All beings and creatures seek Your Sanctuary; Nanak is blessed to receive the greatness of the Naam, the Name of the Lord. || 4 || 25 || 94 || GAUREE GWAARAYREE, FIFTH MEHL: Our way of life is in His Hands; remember Him, the Master of the masterless. When God comes to mind, all pains depart. All fears are dispelled through the Name of the Lord. || 1 || Why do you fear any other than the Lord? Forgetting the Lord, why do you pretend to be at peace? || 1 || Pause || He established the many worlds and skies. The soul is illumined with His Light; no one can revoke His Blessing. Meditate, meditate in remembrance on God, and become fearless. || 2 || Twenty-four hours a day, meditate in remembrance on God's Name. In it are the many sacred shrines of pilgrimage and cleansing baths. Seek the Sanctuary of the Supreme Lord God. Millions of mistakes shall be erased in an instant. || 3 || The Perfect King is self-sufficient. God's servant has true faith in Him. Giving him His Hand, the Perfect Guru protects him. O Nanak, the Supreme Lord God is All-powerful. || 4 || 26 || 95 || GAUREE GWAARAYREE, FIFTH MEHL: By Guru's Grace, my mind is attached to the Naam, the Name of the Lord. Asleep for so many incarnations, it is now awakened. I chant the Ambrosial Bani, the Glorious Praises of God. The Pure Teachings of the Perfect Guru have been revealed to me. || 1 || Meditating in remembrance on God, I have found total peace. Within my home, and outside as well, there is peace and poise all around. || 1 || Pause || I have recognized the One who created me. Showing His Mercy, God has blended me with Himself. Taking me by the arm, He has made me His Own. I continually chant and meditate on the Sermon of the Lord, Har, Har. || 2 || Mantras, tantras, all-curing medicines and acts of atonement, are all in the Name of the Lord, Har, Har, the Support of the soul and the breath of life.


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I have obtained the true wealth of the Lord's Love. I have crossed over the treacherous world-ocean in the Saadh Sangat, the Company of the Holy. || 3 || Sit in peace, O Saints, with the family of friends. Earn the wealth of the Lord, which is beyond estimation. He alone obtains it, unto whom the Guru has bestowed it. O Nanak, no one shall go away empty-handed. || 4 || 27 || 96 || GAUREE GWAARAYREE, FIFTH MEHL: The hands are sanctified instantly, and the entanglements of Maya are dispelled. Repeat constantly with your tongue the Glorious Praises of the Lord, and you shall find peace, O my friends, O Siblings of Destiny. || 1 || With pen and ink, write upon your paper the Name of the Lord, the Ambrosial Word of the Lord's Bani. || 1 || Pause || By this act, your sins shall be washed away. Remembering the Lord in meditation, you shall not be punished by the Messenger of Death. The couriers of the Righteous Judge of Dharma shall not touch you. The intoxication of Maya shall not entice you at all. || 2 || You shall be redeemed, and through you, the whole world shall be saved, if you chant the Name of the One and Only Lord. Practice this yourself, and teach others; instill the Lord's Name in your heart. || 3 || That person, who has this treasure upon his forehead - that person meditates on God. Twenty-four hours a day, chant the Glorious Praises of the Lord, Har, Har. Says Nanak, I am a sacrifice to Him. || 4 || 28 || 97 ||

 

RAAG GAUREE GWAARAYREE, FIFTH MEHL, CHAU-PADAS, DU-PADAS:

ONE UNIVERSAL CREATOR GOD. BY THE GRACE OF THE TRUE GURU:

That which belongs to another - he claims as his own. That which he must abandon - to that, his mind is attracted. || 1 || Tell me, how can he meet the Lord of the World? That which is forbidden - with that, he is in love. || 1 || Pause || That which is false - he deems as true. That which is true - his mind is not attached to that at all. || 2 || He takes the crooked path of the unrighteous way; leaving the straight and narrow path, he weaves his way backwards. || 3 || God is the Lord and Master of both worlds. He, whom the Lord unites with Himself, O Nanak, is liberated. || 4 || 29 || 98 || GAUREE GWAARAYREE, FIFTH MEHL: In the Dark Age of Kali Yuga, they come together through destiny. As long as the Lord commands, they enjoy their pleasures. || 1 || By burning oneself, the Beloved Lord is not obtained. Only by the actions of destiny does she rise up and burn herself, as a 'satee'. || 1 || Pause || Imitating what she sees, with her stubborn mind-set, she goes into the fire. She does not obtain the Company of her Beloved Lord, and she wanders through countless incarnations. || 2 || With pure conduct and self-restraint, she surrenders to her Husband Lord's Will; that woman shall not suffer pain at the hands of the Messenger of Death. || 3 || Says Nanak, she who looks upon the Transcendent Lord as her Husband, is the blessed 'satee'; she is received with honor in the Court of the Lord. || 4 || 30 || 99 || GAUREE GWAARAYREE, FIFTH MEHL: I am prosperous and fortunate, for I have received the True Name.


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I sing the Glorious Praises of the Lord, with natural, intuitive ease. || 1 || Pause || When I opened it up and gazed upon the treasures of my father and grandfather, then my mind became very happy. || 1 || The storehouse is inexhaustible and immeasurable, overflowing with priceless jewels and rubies. || 2 || The Siblings of Destiny meet together, and eat and spend, but these resources do not diminish; they continue to increase. || 3 || Says Nanak, one who has such destiny written on his forehead, becomes a partner in these treasures. || 4 || 31 || 100 || GAUREE, FIFTH MEHL: I was scared, scared to death, when I thought that He was far away. But my fear was removed, when I saw that He is pervading everywhere. || 1 || I am a sacrifice to my True Guru. He shall not abandon me; He shall surely carry me across. || 1 || Pause || Pain, disease and sorrow come when one forgets the Naam, the Name of the Lord. Eternal bliss comes when one sings the Glorious Praises of the Lord. || 2 || Do not say that anyone is good or bad. Renounce your arrogant pride, and grasp the Feet of the Lord. || 3 || Says Nanak, remember the GurMantra; you shall find peace at the True Court. || 4 || 32 || 101 || GAUREE, FIFTH MEHL: Those who have the Lord as their Friend and Companion - tell me, what else do they need? || 1 || Those who are in love with the Lord of the Universe - pain, suffering and doubt run away from them. || 1 || Pause || Those who have enjoyed the flavor of the Lord's sublime essence are not attracted to any other pleasures. || 2 || Those whose speech is accepted in the Court of the Lord - what do they care about anything else? || 3 || Those who belong to the One, unto whom all things belong - O Nanak, they find a lasting peace. || 4 || 33 || 102 || GAUREE, FIFTH MEHL: Those who look alike upon pleasure and pain - how can anxiety touch them? || 1 || The Lord's Holy Saints abide in celestial bliss. They remain obedient to the Lord, the Sovereign Lord King. || 1 || Pause || Those who have the Carefree Lord abiding in their minds - no cares will ever bother them. || 2 || Those who have banished doubt from their minds are not afraid of death at all. || 3 || Those whose hearts are filled with the Lord's Name by the Guru - says Nanak, all treasures come to them. || 4 || 34 || 103 || GAUREE, FIFTH MEHL: The Lord of Unfathomable Form has His Place in the mind. By Guru's Grace, a rare few come to understand this. || 1 || The Ambrosial Pools of the celestial sermon - those who find them, drink them in. || 1 || Pause || The unstruck melody of the Guru's Bani vibrates in that most special place. The Lord of the World is fascinated with this melody. || 2 || The numerous, countless places of celestial peace - there, the Saints dwell, in the Company of the Supreme Lord God. || 3 || There is infinite joy, and no sorrow or duality. The Guru has blessed Nanak with this home. || 4 || 35 || 104 || GAUREE, FIFTH MEHL: What form of Yours should I worship and adore? What Yoga should I practice to control my body? || 1 ||


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What is that virtue, by which I may sing of You? What is that speech, by which I may please the Supreme Lord God? || 1 || Pause || What worship service shall I perform for You? How can I cross over the terrifying world-ocean? || 2 || What is that penance, by which I may become a penitent? What is that Name, by which the filth of egotism may be washed away? || 3 || Virtue, worship, spiritual wisdom, meditation and all service, O Nanak, are obtained from the True Guru, when, in His Mercy and Kindness, He meets us. || 4 || They alone receive this merit, and they alone know God, who are approved by the Giver of peace. || 1 || Second Pause || 36 || 105 || GAUREE, FIFTH MEHL: The body which you are so proud of, does not belong to you. Power, property and wealth are not yours. || 1 || They are not yours, so why do you cling to them? Only the Naam, the Name of the Lord, is yours; it is received from the True Guru. || 1 || Pause || Children, spouse and siblings are not yours. Dear friends, mother and father are not yours. || 2 || Gold, silver and money are not yours. Fine horses and magnificent elephants are of no use to you. || 3 || Says Nanak, those whom the Guru forgives, meet with the Lord. Everything belongs to those who have the Lord as their King. || 4 || 37 || 106 || GAUREE, FIFTH MEHL: I place the Guru's Feet on my forehead, and all my pains are gone. || 1 || I am a sacrifice to my True Guru. I have come to understand my soul, and I enjoy supreme bliss. || 1 || Pause || I have applied the dust of the Guru's Feet to my face, which has removed all my arrogant intellect. || 2 || The Word of the Guru's Shabad has become sweet to my mind, and I behold the Supreme Lord God. || 3 || The Guru is the Giver of peace; the Guru is the Creator. O Nanak, the Guru is the Support of the breath of life and the soul. || 4 || 38 || 107 || GAUREE, FIFTH MEHL: O my mind, seek the One who lacks nothing. || 1 || Make the Beloved Lord your friend. Keep Him constantly in your mind; He is the Support of the breath of life. || 1 || Pause || O my mind, serve Him; He is the Primal Being, the Infinite Divine Lord. || 2 || Place your hopes in the One who is the Support of all beings, from the very beginning of time, and throughout the ages. || 3 || His Love brings eternal peace; meeting the Guru, Nanak sings His Glorious Praises. || 4 || 39 || 108 || GAUREE, FIFTH MEHL: Whatever my Friend does, I accept. My Friend's actions are pleasing to me. || 1 || Within my conscious mind, the One Lord is my only Support. One who does this is my Friend. || 1 || Pause || My Friend is Carefree. By Guru's Grace, I give my love to Him. || 2 || My Friend is the Inner-knower, the Searcher of hearts. He is the All-powerful Being, the Supreme Lord and Master. || 3 ||


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I am Your servant; You are my Lord and Master. Nanak: my honor and glory are Yours, God. || 4 || 40 || 109 || GAUREE, FIFTH MEHL: Those who have You on their side, O All-powerful Lord - no black stain can stick to them. || 1 || O Lord of wealth, those who place their hopes in You - nothing of the world can touch them at all. || 1 || Pause || Those whose hearts are filled with their Lord and Master - no anxiety can affect them. || 2 || Those, unto whom You give Your consolation, God - pain does not even approach them. || 3 || Says Nanak, I have found that Guru, who has shown me the Perfect, Supreme Lord God. || 4 || 41 || 110 || GAUREE, FIFTH MEHL: This human body is so difficult to obtain; it is only obtained by great good fortune. Those who do not meditate on the Naam, the Name of the Lord, are murderers of the soul. || 1 || Those who forget the Lord might just as well die. Without the Naam, of what use are their lives? || 1 || Pause || Eating, drinking, playing, laughing and showing off - what use are the ostentatious displays of the dead? || 2 || Those who do not listen to the Praises of the Lord of supreme bliss, are worse off than beasts, birds or creeping creatures. || 3 || Says Nanak, the GurMantra has been implanted within me; the Name alone is contained within my heart. || 4 || 42 || 111 || GAUREE, FIFTH MEHL: Whose mother is this? Whose father is this? They are relatives in name only - they are all false. || 1 || Why are you screaming and shouting, you fool? By good destiny and the Lord's Order, you have come into the world. || 1 || Pause || There is the one dust, the one light, the one praanic wind. Why are you crying? For whom do you cry? || 2 || People weep and cry out, "Mine, mine!" This soul is not perishable. || 3 || Says Nanak, the Guru has opened my shutters; I am liberated, and my doubts have been dispelled. || 4 || 43 || 112 || GAUREE, FIFTH MEHL: Those who seem to be great and powerful, are afflicted by the disease of anxiety. || 1 || Who is great by the greatness of Maya? They alone are great, who are lovingly attached to the Lord. || 1 || Pause || The landlord fights over his land each day. He shall have to leave it in the end, and yet his desire is still not satisfied. || 2 || Says Nanak, this is the essence of Truth: without the Lord's meditation, there is no salvation. || 3 || 44 || 113 || GAUREE, FIFTH MEHL: Perfect is the path; perfect is the cleansing bath. Everything is perfect, if the Naam is in the heart. || 1 || One's honor remains perfect, when the Perfect Lord preserves it. His servant takes to the Sanctuary of the Supreme Lord God. || 1 || Pause || Perfect is the peace; perfect is the contentment. Perfect is the penance; perfect is the Raja Yoga, the Yoga of meditation and success. || 2 || On the Lord's Path, sinners are purified. Perfect is their glory; perfect is their humanity. || 3 || They dwell forever in the Presence of the Creator Lord. Says Nanak, my True Guru is Perfect. || 4 || 45 || 114 || GAUREE, FIFTH MEHL: Millions of sins are wiped away by the dust of the feet of the Saints.


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By the Grace of the Saints, one is released from birth and death. || 1 || The Blessed Vision of the Saints is the perfect cleansing bath. By the Grace of the Saints, one comes to chant the Naam, the Name of the Lord. || 1 || Pause || In the Society of the Saints, egotism is shed, and the One Lord is seen everywhere. || 2 || By the pleasure of the Saints, the five passions are overpowered, and the heart is irrigated with the Ambrosial Naam. || 3 || Says Nanak, one whose karma is perfect, touches the feet of the Holy. || 4 || 46 || 115 || GAUREE, FIFTH MEHL: Meditating on the Glories of the Lord, the heart-lotus blossoms radiantly. Remembering the Lord in meditation, all fears are dispelled. || 1 || Perfect is that intellect, by which the Glorious Praises of the Lord are sung. By great good fortune, one finds the Saadh Sangat, the Company of the Holy. || 1 || Pause || In the Saadh Sangat, the treasure of the Name is obtained. In the Saadh Sangat, all one's works are brought to fruition. || 2 || Through devotion to the Lord, one's life is approved. By Guru's Grace, one chants the Naam, the Name of the Lord. || 3 || Says Nanak, that humble being is accepted, within whose heart the Lord God abides. || 4 || 47 || 116 || GAUREE, FIFTH MEHL: Those whose minds are imbued with the One Lord, forget to feel jealous of others. || 1 || They see none other than the Lord of the Universe. The Creator is the Doer, the Cause of causes. || 1 || Pause || Those who work willingly, and chant the Name of the Lord, Har, Har - they do not waver, here or hereafter. || 2 || Those who possess the wealth of the Lord are the true bankers. The Perfect Guru has established their line of credit. || 3 || The Giver of life, the Sovereign Lord King meets them. Says Nanak, they attain the supreme status. || 4 || 48 || 117 || GAUREE, FIFTH MEHL: The Naam, the Name of the Lord, is the Support of the breath of life of His devotees. The Naam is their wealth, the Naam is their occupation. || 1 || By the greatness of the Naam, His humble servants are blessed with glory. The Lord Himself bestows it, in His Mercy. || 1 || Pause || The Naam is the home of peace of His devotees. Attuned to the Naam, His devotees are approved. || 2 || The Name of the Lord is the support of His humble servants. With each and every breath, they remember the Naam. || 3 || Says Nanak, those who have perfect destiny - their minds are attached to the Naam. || 4 || 49 || 118 || GAUREE, FIFTH MEHL: By the Grace of the Saints, I meditated on the Name of the Lord. Since then, my restless mind has been satisfied. || 1 || I have obtained the home of peace, singing His Glorious Praises. My troubles have ended, and the demon has been destroyed. || 1 || Pause || Worship and adore the Lotus Feet of the Lord God. Meditating in remembrance on the Lord, my anxiety has come to an end. || 2 || I have renounced all - I am an orphan. I have come to the Sanctuary of the One Lord. Since then, I have found the highest celestial home. || 3 || My pains, troubles, doubts and fears are gone. The Creator Lord abides in Nanak's mind. || 4 || 50 || 119 || GAUREE, FIFTH MEHL: With my hands I do His work; with my tongue I sing His Glorious Praises.


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With my feet, I walk on the Path of my Lord and Master. || 1 || It is a good time, when I remember Him in meditation. Meditating on the Naam, the Name of the Lord, I cross over the terrifying world-ocean. || 1 || Pause || With your eyes, behold the Blessed Vision of the Saints. Record the Immortal Lord God within your mind. || 2 || Listen to the Kirtan of His Praises, at the Feet of the Holy. Your fears of birth and death shall depart. || 3 || Enshrine the Lotus Feet of your Lord and Master within your heart. Thus this human life, so difficult to obtain, shall be redeemed. || 4 || 51 || 120 || GAUREE, FIFTH MEHL: Those, upon whom the Lord Himself showers His Mercy, chant the Naam, the Name of the Lord, with their tongues. || 1 || Forgetting the Lord, superstition and sorrow shall overtake you. Meditating on the Naam, doubt and fear shall depart. || 1 || Pause || Listening to the Kirtan of the Lord's Praises, and singing the Lord's Kirtan, misfortune shall not even come near you. || 2 || Working for the Lord, His humble servants look beautiful. The fire of Maya does not touch them. || 3 || Within their minds, bodies and mouths, is the Name of the Merciful Lord. Nanak has renounced other entanglements. || 4 || 52 || 121 || GAUREE, FIFTH MEHL: Renounce your cleverness, and your cunning tricks. Seek the Support of the Perfect Guru. || 1 || Your pain shall depart, and in peace, you shall sing the Glorious Praises of the Lord. Meeting the Perfect Guru, let yourself be absorbed in the Lord's Love. || 1 || Pause || The Guru has given me the Mantra of the Name of the Lord. My worries are forgotten, and my anxiety is gone. || 2 || Meeting with the Merciful Guru, I am in ecstasy. Showering His Mercy, He has cut away the noose of the Messenger of Death. || 3 || Says Nanak, I have found the Perfect Guru; Maya shall no longer harass me. || 4 || 53 || 122 || GAUREE, FIFTH MEHL: The Perfect Guru Himself has saved me. The self-willed manmukhs are afflicted with misfortune. || 1 || Chant and meditate on the Guru, the Guru, O my friend. Your face shall be radiant in the Court of the Lord. || 1 || Pause || Enshrine the Feet of the Guru within your heart; your pains, enemies and bad luck shall be destroyed. || 2 || The Word of the Guru's Shabad is your Companion and Helper. O Siblings of Destiny, all beings shall be kind to you. || 3 || When the Perfect Guru granted His Grace, says Nanak, I was totally, completely fulfilled. || 4 || 54 || 123 || GAUREE, FIFTH MEHL: Like beasts, they consume all sorts of tasty treats. With the rope of emotional attachment, they are bound and gagged like thieves. || 1 || Their bodies are corpses, without the Saadh Sangat, the Company of the Holy. They come and go in reincarnation, and are destroyed by pain. || 1 || Pause || They wear all sorts of beautiful robes, but they are still just scarecrows in the field, frightening away the birds. || 2 || All bodies are of some use, but those who do not meditate on the Naam, the Name of the Lord, are totally useless. || 3 || Says Nanak, those unto whom the Lord becomes Merciful, join the Saadh Sangat, and meditate on the Lord of the Universe. || 4 || 55 || 124 || GAUREE, FIFTH MEHL:


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The Word of the Guru's Shabad quiets worries and troubles. Coming and going ceases, and all comforts are obtained. || 1 || Fear is dispelled, meditating on the Fearless Lord. In the Saadh Sangat, the Company of the Holy, I chant the Glorious Praises of the Lord. || 1 || Pause || I have enshrined the Lotus Feet of the Lord within my heart. The Guru has carried me across the ocean of fire. || 2 || I was sinking down, and the Perfect Guru pulled me out. I was cut off from the Lord for countless incarnations, and now the Guru united me with Him again. || 3 || Says Nanak, I am a sacrifice to the Guru; meeting Him, I have been saved. || 4 || 56 || 125 || GAUREE, FIFTH MEHL: In the Saadh Sangat, the Company of the Holy, seek His Sanctuary. Place your mind and body in offering before Him. || 1 || Drink in the Ambrosial Nectar of the Name, O my Siblings of Destiny. Meditating, meditating in remembrance on the Lord, the fire of desire is totally quenched. || 1 || Pause || Renounce your arrogant pride, and end the cycle of birth and death. Bow in humility to the feet of the Lord's slave. || 2 || Remember God in your mind, with each and every breath. Gather only that wealth, which shall go with you. || 3 || He alone obtains it, upon whose forehead such destiny is written. Says Nanak, fall at the Feet of that Lord. || 4 || 57 || 126 || GAUREE, FIFTH MEHL: The dried branches are made green again in an instant. His Ambrosial Glance irrigates and revives them. || 1 || The Perfect Divine Guru has removed my sorrow. He blesses His servant with His service. || 1 || Pause || Anxiety is removed, and the desires of the mind are fulfilled, when the True Guru, the Treasure of Excellence, shows His Kindness. || 2 || Pain is driven far away, and peace comes in its place; there is no delay, when the Guru gives the Order. || 3 || Desires are fulfilled, when one meets the True Guru; O Nanak, His humble servant is fruitful and prosperous. || 4 || 58 || 127 || GAUREE, FIFTH MEHL: The fever has departed; God has showered us with peace and tranquility. A cooling peace prevails; God has granted this gift. || 1 || By God's Grace, we have become comfortable. Separated from Him for countless incarnations, we are now reunited with Him. || 1 || Pause || Meditating, meditating in remembrance on God's Name, the dwelling of all disease is destroyed. || 2 || In intuitive peace and poise, chant the Word of the Lord's Bani. Twenty-four hours a day, O mortal, meditate on God. || 3 || Pain, suffering and the Messenger of Death do not even approach that one, says Nanak, who sings the Glorious Praises of the Lord. || 4 || 59 || 128 || GAUREE, FIFTH MEHL: Auspicious is the day, and auspicious is the chance, which brought me to the Supreme Lord God, the Unjoined, Unlimited One. || 1 || I am a sacrifice to that time, when my mind chants the Name of the Lord. || 1 || Pause || Blessed is that moment, and blessed is that time, when my tongue chants the Name of the Lord, Har, Haree. || 2 || Blessed is that forehead, which bows in humility to the Saints. Sacred are those feet, which walk on the Lord's Path. || 3 || Says Nanak, auspicious is my karma, which has led me to touch the Feet of the Holy. || 4 || 60 || 129 ||


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GAUREE, FIFTH MEHL: Keep the Word of the Guru's Shabad in your mind. Meditating in remembrance on the Naam, the Name of the Lord, all anxiety is removed. || 1 || Without the Lord God, there is no one else at all. He alone preserves and destroys. || 1 || Pause || Enshrine the Guru's Feet in your heart. Meditate on Him and cross over the ocean of fire. || 2 || Focus your meditation on the Guru's Sublime Form. Here and hereafter, you shall be honored. || 3 || Renouncing everything, I have come to the Guru's Sanctuary. My anxieties are over - O Nanak, I have found peace. || 4 || 61 || 130 || GAUREE, FIFTH MEHL: Remembering Him in meditation, all pains are gone. The jewel of the Naam, the Name of the Lord, comes to dwell in the mind. || 1 || O my mind, chant the Bani, the Hymns of the Lord of the Universe. The Holy People chant the Lord's Name with their tongues. || 1 || Pause || Without the One Lord, there is no other at all. By His Glance of Grace, eternal peace is obtained. || 2 || Make the One Lord your friend, intimate and companion. Write in your mind the Word of the Lord, Har, Har. || 3 || The Lord Master is totally pervading everywhere. Nanak sings the Praises of the Inner-knower, the Searcher of hearts. || 4 || 62 || 131 || GAUREE, FIFTH MEHL: The whole world is engrossed in fear. Those who have the Naam, the Name of the Lord, as their Support, feel no fear. || 1 || Fear does not affect those who take to Your Sanctuary. You do whatever You please. || 1 || Pause || In pleasure and in pain, the world is coming and going in reincarnation. Those who are pleasing to God, find peace. || 2 || Maya pervades the awesome ocean of fire. Those who have found the True Guru are calm and cool. || 3 || Please preserve me, O God, O Great Preserver! Says Nanak, what a helpless creature I am! || 4 || 63 || 132 || GAUREE, FIFTH MEHL: By Your Grace, I chant Your Name. By Your Grace, I obtain a seat in Your Court. || 1 || Without You, O Supreme Lord God, there is no one. By Your Grace, everlasting peace is obtained. || 1 || Pause || If You abide in the mind, we do not suffer in sorrow. By Your Grace, doubt and fear run away. || 2 || O Supreme Lord God, Infinite Lord and Master, You are the Inner-knower, the Searcher of all hearts. || 3 || I offer this prayer to the True Guru: O Nanak, may I be blessed with the treasure of the True Name. || 4 || 64 || 133 || GAUREE, FIFTH MEHL: As the husk is empty without the grain, so is the mouth empty without the Naam, the Name of the Lord. || 1 || O mortal, chant continually the Name of the Lord, Har, Har. Without the Naam, cursed is the body, which shall be taken back by Death. || 1 || Pause || Without the Naam, no one's face shows good fortune. Without the Husband, where is the marriage? || 2 || Forgetting the Naam, and attached to other tastes, no desires are fulfilled. || 3 || O God, grant Your Grace, and give me this gift.


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Please, let Nanak chant Your Name, day and night. || 4 || 65 || 134 || GAUREE, FIFTH MEHL: You are All-powerful, You are my Lord and Master. Everything comes from You; You are the Inner-knower, the Searcher of hearts. || 1 || The Perfect Supreme Lord God is the Support of His humble servant. Millions are saved in Your Sanctuary. || 1 || Pause || As many creatures as there are - they are all Yours. By Your Grace, all sorts of comforts are obtained. || 2 || Whatever happens, is all according to Your Will. One who understands the Hukam of the Lord's Command, is absorbed in the True Lord. || 3 || Please grant Your Grace, God, and bestow this gift upon Nanak, that he may meditate on the treasure of the Naam. || 4 || 66 || 135 || GAUREE, FIFTH MEHL: By great good fortune, the Blessed Vision of His Darshan is obtained, by those who are lovingly absorbed in the Lord's Name. || 1 || Those whose minds are filled with the Lord, do not suffer pain, even in dreams. || 1 || Pause || All treasures have been placed within the minds of His humble servants. In their company, sinful mistakes and sorrows are taken away. || 2 || The Glories of the Lord's humble servants cannot be described. The servants of the Supreme Lord God remain absorbed in Him. || 3 || Grant Your Grace, God, and hear my prayer: please bless Nanak with the dust of the feet of Your slave. || 4 || 67 || 136 || GAUREE, FIFTH MEHL: Remembering the Lord in meditation, your misfortune shall be taken away, and all joy shall come to abide in your mind. || 1 || Meditate, O my mind, on the One Name. It alone shall be of use to your soul. || 1 || Pause || Night and day, sing the Glorious Praises of the Infinite Lord, through the Pure Mantra of the Perfect Guru. || 2 || Give up other efforts, and place your faith in the Support of the One Lord. Taste the Ambrosial Essence of this, the greatest treasure. || 3 || They alone cross over the treacherous world-ocean, O Nanak, upon whom the Lord casts His Glance of Grace. || 4 || 68 || 137 || GAUREE, FIFTH MEHL: I have enshrined the Lotus Feet of God within my heart. Meeting the Perfect True Guru, I am emancipated. || 1 || Sing the Glorious Praises of the Lord of the Universe, O my Siblings of Destiny. Joining the Holy Saints, meditate on the Lord's Name. || 1 || Pause || This human body, so difficult to obtain, is redeemed when one receives the banner of the Naam from the True Guru. || 2 || Meditating in remembrance on the Lord, the state of perfection is attained. In the Saadh Sangat, the Company of the Holy, fear and doubt depart. || 3 || Wherever I look, there I see the Lord pervading. Slave Nanak has entered the Lord's Sanctuary. || 4 || 69 || 138 || GAUREE, FIFTH MEHL: I am a sacrifice to the Blessed Vision of the Guru's Darshan. Chanting and meditating on the Name of the True Guru, I live. || 1 || O Supreme Lord God, O Perfect Divine Guru, show mercy to me, and commit me to Your service. || 1 || Pause || I enshrine His Lotus Feet within my heart. I offer my mind, body and wealth to the Guru, the Support of the breath of life. || 2 || My life is prosperous, fruitful and approved; I know that the Guru, the Supreme Lord God, is near me. || 3 || By great good fortune, I have obtained the dust of the feet of the Saints.


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O Nanak, meeting the Guru, I have fallen in love with the Lord. || 4 || 70 || 139 || GAUREE, FIFTH MEHL: They do their evil deeds, and pretend otherwise; but in the Court of the Lord, they shall be bound and gagged like thieves. || 1 || Those who remember the Lord belong to the Lord. The One Lord is contained in the water, the land and the sky. || 1 || Pause || Their inner beings are filled with poison, and yet with their mouths, they preach words of Ambrosial Nectar. Bound and gagged in the City of Death, they are punished and beaten. || 2 || Hiding behind many screens, they commit acts of corruption, but in an instant, they are revealed to all the world. || 3 || Those whose inner beings are true, who are attuned to the ambrosial essence of the Naam, the Name of the Lord - O Nanak, the Lord, the Architect of Destiny, is merciful to them. || 4 || 71 || 140 || GAUREE, FIFTH MEHL: The Lord's Love shall never leave or depart. They alone understand, unto whom the Perfect Guru gives it. || 1 || One whose mind is attuned to the Lord's Love is true. The Love of the Beloved, the Architect of Destiny, is perfect. || 1 || Pause || Sitting in the Society of the Saints, sing the Glorious Praises of the Lord. The color of His Love shall never fade away. || 2 || Without meditating in remembrance on the Lord, peace is not found. All the other loves and tastes of Maya are bland and insipid. || 3 || Those who are imbued with love by the Guru become happy. Says Nanak, the Guru has become merciful to them. || 4 || 72 || 141 || GAUREE, FIFTH MEHL: Meditating in remembrance on the Lord Master, sinful mistakes are erased, and one comes to abide in peace, celestial joy and bliss. || 1 || The Lord's humble servants place their faith in the Lord. Chanting the Naam, the Name of the Lord, all anxieties are dispelled. || 1 || Pause || In the Saadh Sangat, the Company of the Holy, there is no fear or doubt. The Glorious Praises of the Lord are sung there, day and night. || 2 || Granting His Grace, God has released me from bondage. He has given me the Support of His Lotus Feet. || 3 || Says Nanak, faith comes into the mind of His servant, who continually drinks in the Immaculate Praises of the Lord. || 4 || 73 || 142 || GAUREE, FIFTH MEHL: Those who keep their minds attached to the Lord's Feet - pain, suffering and doubt run away from them. || 1 || Those who deal in the Lord's wealth are perfect. Those who are honored by the Lord are the true spiritual heroes. || 1 || Pause || Those humble beings, unto whom the Lord of the Universe shows mercy, fall at the Guru's Feet. || 2 || They are blessed with peace, celestial bliss, tranquility and ecstasy; chanting and meditating, they live in supreme bliss. || 3 || In the Saadh Sangat, I have earned the wealth of the Naam. Says Nanak, God has relieved my pain. || 4 || 74 || 143 || GAUREE, FIFTH MEHL: Meditating in remembrance on the Lord, all suffering is eradicated. The Lord's Lotus Feet are enshrined within my mind. || 1 || Chant the Lord's Name, hundreds of thousands of times, O my dear, and drink deeply of the Ambrosial Essence of God. || 1 || Pause || Peace, celestial bliss, pleasures and the greatest ecstasy are obtained; chanting and meditating, you shall live in supreme bliss. || 2 || Sexual desire, anger, greed and ego are eradicated; in the Saadh Sangat, the Company of the Holy, all sinful mistakes are washed away. || 3 || Grant Your Grace, O God, O Merciful to the meek.

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