Sri Guru Granth Sahib Translation

 
 

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Prays Nanak, without the Saadh Sangat, the Company of the Holy, the whole world is false. || 1 || O king, why are you asleep? Why don't you wake up to reality? It is useless to cry and whine about Maya, but so many weep and wail. So many weep and wail for Maya, the great enticer, but without the Name of the Lord, there is no peace. Thousands of clever tricks and efforts will not succeed. They go wherever the Lord wills them to go. In the beginning, in the end, and in the middle, He is all-pervading everywhere; He is in each and every heart. Prays Nanak, those who join the Saadh Sangat go to the house of the Lord with honor. || 2 || O king of the people, you know your palaces and wise servants? You shall certainly have to separate from them; your attachment to them will cause you to regret. Beholding the phantom city, you have gone astray; how can you find stability now? Absorbed in things other than the Name of the Lord, this human life is wasted in vain. Indulging in egotistical actions, your thirst is not quenched. Your desires are not fulfilled, and you do not attain spiritual wisdom. Prays Nanak, without the Name of the Lord, many have departed with regret. || 3 || Showering His blessings, the Lord has made me His own. Grasping my arm, He has pulled me out of the mud, and blessed me with the Saadh Sangat, the Company of the Holy. Worshipping the Lord in the Saadh Sangat, all my sins and sufferings are burnt away. This is the greatest religion, and the best act of charity; this alone shall go along with you. My tongue chants in adoration the Name of the One Lord and Master; my mind and body are drenched in the Lord's Name. O Nanak, whoever the Lord unites with Himself, is filled with all virtues. || 4 || 6 || 9 ||

 

VAAR OF BIHAAGRAA, FOURTH MEHL:

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

SHALOK, THIRD MEHL: By serving the Guru, peace is obtained; do not search for peace anywhere else. The mind is pierced by the Word of the Guru's Shabad; it dwells with the Lord forever. O Nanak, they alone obtain the Naam, whom the Lord beholds with His Glance of Grace. || 1 || THIRD MEHL: The treasure of God's Praise is such a blessed gift; it is used and spent by those to whom the Lord gives it. Without the True Guru, it does not come to hand; all have grown weary of performing religious rituals. O Nanak, the self-willed manmukhs of the world lack this wealth; when they are hungry in the next world, what will they have to eat there? || 2 || PAUREE: All are Yours - You belong to all. You created all. You are pervading within all - all meditate on You. You accept the devotional worship of those who are pleasing to Your Mind. Whatever pleases the Lord God happens; all act as You cause them to act. Praise the Lord, the greatest of all; He preserves the honor of the humble Saints. || 1 || SHALOK, THIRD MEHL: O Nanak, the spiritually wise have conquered the world, but the world has conquered everyone. Through the Name, their affairs are brought to perfection; whatever will be, will be. Under Guru's Instruction, their minds are held steady; no one can make them waver.


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The Lord makes His devotees His own, and resolves their affairs. The self-willed manmukhs have been led astray from the very beginning; within them lurks greed, avarice and egotism. Their nights and days pass in argument and conflict; they do not contemplate the Word of the Shabad. The Creator has taken away their common sense and understanding, and all their speech is corrupt. No matter what they are given, they are not satisfied; within them is desire, and the great darkness of ignorance. O Nanak, it is right to break with the self-willed manmukhs; to them, emotional attachment to Maya is sweet. || 1 || THIRD MEHL: What can fear and skepticism do to those, who have given their heads to the Creator, and to the True Guru? The Protector Himself has protected their honor from the beginning of time. Meeting their Beloved, they find peace; they contemplate the True Word of the Shabad. O Nanak, I serve the Giver of peace; He Himself is the Assessor. || 2 || PAUREE: All beings and creatures are Yours; You are the wealth of all. One unto whom You give, obtains everything; there is no one else to rival You. You alone are the Great Giver of all; I offer my prayer to You, Lord. One with whom You are pleased, is accepted by You; how blessed is such a person! Your wondrous play is pervading everywhere. Pain and pleasure are with You. || 2 || SHALOK, THIRD MEHL: The Gurmukhs are pleasing to the True Lord; they are judged to be true in the True Court. The minds of such friends are filled with bliss, as they contemplate the Word of the Guru's Shabad. They enshrine the Shabad deep within; their pain is dispelled, and the Creator blesses them with the Divine Light. O Nanak, the Savior Lord shall save them, and shower them with His Mercy. || 1 || THIRD MEHL: Serve the Guru, and wait upon Him; as you work, maintain the Fear of God. As you serve Him, you will become like Him, if you walk in harmony with His Will. O Nanak, He Himself is everything; there is no other place to go. || 2 || PAUREE: You alone know Your greatness - there is no one else as great as You. If there were some other rival as great as You, then I would speak of him. You alone are as great as You are. One who serves You finds peace; who else can compare to You? You are all-powerful to destroy and create, O Great Giver; all stand begging before You, with their palms pressed together. I see none as great as You, O Great Giver; You give in charity to the beings of all the continents, worlds, solar systems, nether regions and universes. || 3 || SHALOK, THIRD MEHL: O mind, you have no faith, and you have not embraced love for the Celestial Lord. You do not enjoy the sublime taste of the Shabad - what Praises of the Lord will you stubborn-mindedly sing? O Nanak, one's coming into the world is approved, if, as Gurmukh, he merges into the True Lord. || 1 || THIRD MEHL: The fool does not understand his own self; he annoys others with his speech. His underlying nature does not leave him; separated from the Lord, he is beaten. He has not changed and reformed himself in Fear of the True Guru, so that he might merge in the lap of God.


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Night and day, his doubts never stop; without the Word of the Shabad, he suffers in pain. Sexual desire, anger and greed are very powerful within; he passes his life constantly entangled in worldly affairs. His feet, hands, eyes and ears are exhausted; his days are numbered, and death is approaching. The True Name does not seem sweet to him - the Name by which the nine treasures are obtained. But if he remains dead while yet alive, then by so dying, he truly lives; thus, he attains liberation. But if he is not blessed with such pre-destined karma, then without this karma, what can he obtain? Meditate on the Word of the Guru's Shabad, you fool; through the Shabad, you shall obtain salvation and wisdom. O Nanak, he alone finds the True Guru, who eradicates self-conceit from within. || 2 || PAUREE: One whose consciousness is filled with my Lord and Master - why should he feel anxious about anything? The Lord is the Giver of peace, the Lord of all things; why would we turn our faces away from His meditation, for a moment, even for an instant? One who meditates on the Lord obtains all pleasures and comforts; let's go, each and every day, to sit in the Society of the Saints. All the pain, hunger and disease of the Lord's servant are eradicated; the bonds of all the humble beings are torn away. By the Lord's Grace, one becomes the Lord's devotee; beholding the face of the Lord's humble devotee, the whole world is saved and carried across. || 4 || SHALOK, THIRD MEHL: Let that tongue, which has not tasted the Taste of the Lord, be burnt. O Nanak, one whose mind is filled with the Lord, Har, Har - his tongue savors the Word of the Shabad. || 1 || THIRD MEHL: Let that tongue, which has forgotten the Name of the Lord, be burnt. O Nanak, the tongue of the Gurmukh chants the Lord's Name, and loves the Name of the Lord. || 2 || PAUREE: The Lord Himself is the Master, the servant and the devotee; the Lord Himself is the Cause of causes. The Lord Himself beholds, and He Himself rejoices. As He pleases, He enjoins us. The Lord places some on the Path, and the Lord Himself leads others into the wilderness. The Lord is the True Master; True is His justice. He arranges and watches all His plays. By Guru's Grace, servant Nanak speaks and sings the Glorious Praises of the True Lord. || 5 || SHALOK, THIRD MEHL: How rare is the dervish, the Saintly renunciate, who understands renunciation. Cursed is the life, and cursed are the clothes, of one who wanders around, begging from door to door. But if he gives up hope and anxiety and becomes Gurmukh, and takes the Name as his charity, then Nanak washes his feet; I am a sacrifice to him. || 1 || THIRD MEHL: O Nanak, the tree has one fruit, but two birds are perched upon it. They are not seen coming or going; these birds have no wings. The soul enjoys all sorts of pleasures; through the Word of the Shabad, it remains in Nirvaanaa. Imbued with the subtle essence of the fruit of the Lord's Name, O Nanak, it bears the True Insignia of God's Grace. || 2 || PAUREE: He Himself is the field, and He Himself is the farmer. He Himself grows and grinds the grain. He Himself cooks it, He Himself puts the food in the dishes, and He Himself sits down to eat.


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He Himself is the water, He Himself gives the tooth-pick, and He Himself offers the mouthwash. He Himself calls and seats the congregation, and He Himself bids them goodbye. One whom the Lord Himself blesses with His Mercy - the Lord inspires him to obey the Hukam of His Command. || 6 || SHALOK, THIRD MEHL: Religious rituals are all just entanglements; bad and good are bound up with them. Possessiveness and emotional attachment are more bonds; children and spouse are entanglements as well. Wherever I look, I see the noose of attachment to Maya. O Nanak, without the True Name, the world is engrossed in blind dealings. || 1 || FOURTH MEHL: The blind receive the Divine Light, when they merge with the Will of the True Guru. They break their bonds and dwell in Truth, and the darkness of ignorance is dispelled. They see that everything belongs to the One who created and fashioned the body. Nanak seeks the Sanctuary of the Creator; the Creator preserves his honor. || 2 || PAUREE: When the Creator, sitting all by Himself, created the Universe, he did not consult with any of His servants. So what can anyone take, and what can anyone give, since He did not create any other like Himself? Then, after forming the Universe, the Creator blessed all with His blessings. He Himself instructs us in His service; as Gurmukh, we drink in His Ambrosial Nectar. He Himself is formless, and He Himself is formed; whatever He Himself does, comes to pass. || 7 || SHALOK, THIRD MEHL: The Gurmukhs serve God forever; night and day, they are intuitively absorbed in the Love of the True One. They are in bliss forever, singing the Glorious Praises of the True Lord; in this world and in the next, they keep Him clasped to their hearts. Their Beloved dwells deep within; the Creator pre-ordained this karma. O Nanak, He blends them into Himself; He Himself showers His Mercy upon them. || 1 || THIRD MEHL: By merely talking and speaking, He is not found. Night and day, sing His Glorious Praises forever. Without His Grace, no one finds Him; many have died barking and bewailing. When the mind and body are drenched with the Word of the Guru's Shabad, the Lord Himself comes to dwell in the mind. O Nanak, by His Grace, He is found; He unites us in His Union. || 2 || PAUREE: He Himself is the Vedas, the Puraanas and all the Shaastras; He Himself recites them, and He Himself is pleased. He Himself sits down to worship, and He Himself creates the world. He Himself is the householder, and He Himself is the renunciate; He Himself speaks the Unspoken. He Himself is all goodness, and He Himself causes us to act; He Himself remains detached. He Himself grants pleasure and pain; the Creator Himself bestows His blessings. || 8 || SHALOK, THIRD MEHL: O Shaykh, renounce your violent nature; live in the Fear of God and give up your madness. Through the Fear of the Guru, many have been saved; in this fear, you shall find the Fearless One. Pierce your stubborn mind with the Word of the Shabad; let peace and tranquility come to abide in your mind. If good deeds are done in this state of peace, they are approved by the Lord and Master. O Nanak, no one has ever found God through sex and anger - go, and ask any spiritual teacher. || 1 || THIRD MEHL:


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The self-willed manmukhs are emotionally attached to Maya - they have no love for the Naam. They practice falsehood, gather falsehood, and make falsehood their sustenance. They collect the poisonous wealth of Maya, and then die; in the end, it is all reduced to ashes. They practice religious rituals, purity and austere self-discipline, but within, there is only greed and corruption. O Nanak, whatever the self-willed manmukhs do is not acceptable; in the Court of the Lord, they are dishonored. || 2 || PAUREE: He Himself created the four sources of creation, and He Himself fashioned speech; He Himself created the worlds and solar systems. He Himself is the ocean, and He Himself is the sea; He Himself puts the pearls in it. By His Grace, He enables some to find them - those whom He makes Gurmukh. He Himself is the terrifying world-ocean, and He Himself is the boat; He Himself is the boatman, and He Himself ferries us across. The Creator Himself acts, and causes us to act; no one else can equal You, Lord. || 9 || SHALOK, THIRD MEHL: Service to the True Guru is fruitful, if one does so with a sincere mind. The treasure of the Naam is obtained, and the mind comes to be free of anxiety. The pains of birth and death are eradicated, and the mind is rid of egotism and possessiveness. One achieves the ultimate state, and remains absorbed in the True One. O Nanak, the True Guru comes and meets those who have such pre-ordained destiny. || 1 || THIRD MEHL: The True Guru is attuned to the Naam; He is the boat in this Dark Age of Kali Yuga. One who becomes Gurmukh crosses over; the True Lord abides within him. He remembers the Naam, he gathers in the Naam, and he obtains honor through the Naam. Nanak has found the True Guru; by His Grace, the Name is obtained. || 2 || PAUREE: He Himself is the Philosopher's Stone, He Himself is the metal, and He Himself is transformed into gold. He Himself is the Lord and Master, He Himself is the servant, and He Himself is the Destroyer of sins. He Himself enjoys every heart; the Lord Master Himself is the basis of all illusion. He Himself is the discerning one, and He Himself is the Knower of all; He Himself breaks the bonds of the Gurmukhs. Servant Nanak is not satisfied by merely praising You, O Creator Lord; You are the Great Giver of peace. || 10 || SHALOK, FOURTH MEHL: Without serving the True Guru, the deeds which are done are only chains binding the soul. Without serving the True Guru, they find no place of rest. They die, only to be born again - they continue coming and going. Without serving the True Guru, their speech is insipid. They do not enshrine the Naam, the Name of the Lord, in the mind. O Nanak, without serving the True Guru, they are bound and gagged, and beaten in the City of Death; they depart with blackened faces. || 1 || THIRD MEHL: Some wait upon and serve the True Guru; they embrace love for the Lord's Name. O Nanak, they reform their lives, and save their generations as well. || 2 || PAUREE: He Himself is the school, He Himself is the teacher, and He Himself brings the students to be taught. He Himself is the father, He Himself is the mother, and He Himself makes the children wise. In one place, He teaches them to read and understand everything, while in another place, He Himself makes them ignorant.


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Some, You summon to the Mansion of Your Presence within, when they become pleasing to Your Mind, O True Lord. That Gurmukh, whom You have blessed with greatness - that humble being is known and respected in Your True Court. || 11 || SHALOK, MARDAANAA: The Dark Age of Kali Yuga is the vessel, filled with the wine of sex; the mind is the drinker. Anger is the cup, filled with emotional attachment; egotism is the bartender. Drinking too much in the company of falsehood and greed, one is ruined. So let good deeds be your distillery, and let Truth be the molasses you ferment; make the most excellent wine of Truth. Make virtue your bread, good conduct the ghee, and modesty the dish of meat. As Gurmukh, these are obtained, O Nanak; consuming them, evil and corruption depart. || 1 || MARDAANAA: The body is the bottle, self-conceit is the wine, and desire is the company of drinking companions. The glass of the mind's longing is filled to overflowing with falsehood; the Messenger of Death is the bartender. Drinking in this wine, O Nanak, one takes on countless vices and corruption. So make spiritual wisdom your molasses, and the Praise of God your bread; let the Fear of God be the dish of meat. O Nanak, this is the true food; let the True Name be your only Support. || 2 || If the human body is the pitcher, and self-realization is the wine, then the Ambrosial Nectar streams down. Joining the Sat Sangat, the True Congregation, the glass of the Lord's Love is filled with this Ambrosial Nectar; drinking it in, one's evil and corruption are eradicated. || 3 || PAUREE: He Himself is the angelic being, the heavenly herald, and the celestial singer. He Himself is the one who explains the six schools of philosophy. He Himself is Shiva, Shankara and Mahaysh; He Himself is the Gurmukh, who speaks the Unspoken Speech. He Himself is the Yogi, He Himself is the Enjoyer of pleasures, and He Himself is the Sannyaasee, wandering through the wilderness. He discusses with Himself, and He teaches Himself; He Himself is discrete, graceful and wise. Staging His own play, He Himself watches it; He Himself is the Knower of all beings. || 12 || SHALOK, THIRD MEHL: That prayer is accepted, which brings the Lord God to my consciousness. Love for the Lord wells up within me, and my attachment to Maya is burnt away. By Guru's Grace, duality is conquered, and the mind becomes stable; I have made contemplative meditation my prayer. O Nanak, the self-willed manmukh may recite his prayers, but his mind is not focused on it; through birth and death, he is ruined. || 1 || THIRD MEHL: I wandered over the whole world, crying out, "Love, O love!", but my thirst was not quenched. O Nanak, meeting the True Guru, my desires are satisfied; I found my Husband Lord, when I returned to the home of my own inner being. || 2 || PAUREE: He Himself is the supreme essence; He Himself is the essence of all. He Himself is the Lord and Master, and He Himself is the servant. He Himself created the people of the eighteen castes; God Himself acquired His domain. He Himself kills, and He Himself redeems; He Himself, in His Kindness, forgives us. He is infallible - He never makes mistakes; the True Lord's justice is totally True. Those whom the Lord Himself instructs as Gurmukh - duality and doubt depart from within them. || 13 || SHALOK, FIFTH MEHL: That body, which does not meditate in remembrance on the Lord's Name in the Saadh Sangat, shall be reduced to dust.


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Cursed and insipid is that body, O Nanak, which does not know the One who created it. || 1 || FIFTH MEHL: Let His Lotus Feet abide within your heart, and with your tongue, chant the Name of the Lord of the World. O Nanak, meditate in remembrance on God, and nurture this body of yours. || 2 || PAUREE: The Creator Himself is the sixty-eight sacred places of pilgrimage; He Himself takes the cleansing bath there. He Himself practices austere self-discipline; the Lord and Master Himself inspires us to chant His Name. He Himself becomes merciful; the Destroyer of fear Himself gives in charity to all. One whom He has enlightened and made Gurmukh, obtains honor forever in His Court. One whose honor is preserved by his Lord and Master, comes to know the True Lord. || 14 || SHALOK, THIRD MEHL: O Nanak, without meeting the True Guru, the world is blind; in blindness, it does its deeds. It does not focus its consciousness on the Word of the Shabad, which would bring peace to abide in the mind. Always afflicted with the dark passions of low energy, it wanders around, passing its days and nights burning. Whatever pleases Him, comes to pass; no one has any say in this. || 1 || THIRD MEHL: The True Guru has commanded us to do this: through the Guru's Gate, meditate on your Lord and Master. The Lord and Master is ever-present. He rips away the veil of doubt, and installs His Light deep within. The Name of the Lord is Ambrosial Nectar - take this healing medicine! Enshrine the Will of the True Guru in your consciousness, and make the Love of the True One your self-discipline. O Nanak, you shall be kept in peace here, and hereafter you shall celebrate with the Lord. || 2 || PAUREE: He Himself is the vast variety of Nature, and He Himself makes it bear fruit. He Himself is the Gardener, He Himself irrigates all the plants, and He Himself puts them in His mouth. He Himself is the Creator, and He Himself is the Enjoyer; He Himself gives, and inspires others to give. He Himself is the Lord and Master, and He Himself is the Protector; He Himself is pervading everywhere. Servant Nanak speaks of the greatness of the Lord, the Creator, who has no greed at all. || 15 || SHALOK, THIRD MEHL: One person brings a full bottle, and another comes to fill his cup. Drinking it, his intelligence departs, and madness enters his mind. He cannot distinguish between his own and others' - he is struck down by his Lord and Master. Drinking it, he forgets his Lord and Master, and he is punished in the Court of the Lord. Don't drink the false wine at all, if it is in your power. O Nanak, by His Grace, one obtains the true wine, when the True Guru comes and meets him. He shall dwell forever in the Love of the Lord and Master, and obtain a seat in the Mansion of His Presence. || 1 || THIRD MEHL: One remains dead while yet alive in this world, when he realizes the Lord. When he is put to sleep, he remains asleep; when He is awakened, he regains consciousness. O Nanak, when the Lord casts His Glance of Grace, He causes him to meet the True Guru. By Guru's Grace, remain dead while yet alive, and you shall not have to die again. || 2 || PAUREE: By His doing, everything happens; what does He care for anyone else?


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O Dear Lord, everyone eats whatever You give - all are subservient to You. One who praises You obtains everything, as You grant Your Grace, O Immaculate Lord. He alone is a true banker and trader, who loads the merchandise of the wealth of Your Name, O Lord. O Saints, let everyone praise the Lord, who has destroyed the pile of the love of duality. || 16 || SHALOK: Kabeer, the world is dying - dying to death, but no one knows how to truly die. Whoever dies - let him die such a death, that he shall never have to die again. || 1 || THIRD MEHL: What do I know? How will I die? What sort of death will it be? If I don't forget the Lord and Master from my mind, then death will be easy. The world is terrified of death; everyone longs to live. By Guru's Grace, one who dies while yet alive, understands the Hukam of the Lord's Command. O Nanak, one who dies such a death, lives forever. || 2 || PAUREE: When the Lord Master Himself becomes merciful, the Lord Himself causes His Name to be chanted. He Himself leads us to meet the True Guru, and blesses us with peace. His servant is pleasing to the Lord. He Himself preserves the honor of His servants; He makes others fall at the feet of His devotees. The Righteous Judge of Dharma is the creation of the Lord; he does not even approach the humble servant of the Lord. One who is dear to the Lord, is dear to all; a great many others come and go in vain. || 17 || SHALOK, THIRD MEHL: The whole world wanders around chanting, "Raam, Raam, Lord, Lord", but the Lord cannot be found like this. He is inaccessible, unfathomable and utterly great; He is unweighable, and cannot be weighed. No one can evaluate Him; He cannot be purchased at any price. Through the Word of the Guru's Shabad, His mystery is known; in this way, He comes to dwell in the mind. O Nanak, He Himself is infinite; by Guru's Grace, He is known to be permeating everywhere. He Himself comes to blend, and having blended, remains blended. || 1 || THIRD MEHL: O mind, this is the wealth of the Naam; it brings peace, forever and ever. It never brings any loss at all; through it, one earns profits forever. Eating and spending it, it never decreases; He continues to give, forever and ever. One who has no skepticism at all, never suffers humiliation. O Nanak, the Gurmukh obtains it, when the Lord bestows His Glance of Grace. || 2 || PAUREE: He Himself is deep within all hearts, and He Himself is outside as well. He Himself is prevailing unmanifest, and He Himself is manifest as well. For thirty-six ages, He created the darkness, abiding in the void. There were no Vedas, Puraanas or Shaastras there; only the Lord Himself existed. He Himself sat in the absolute trance, withdrawn from everything. Only He Himself knows His state; He Himself is the unfathomable ocean. || 18 || SHALOK, THIRD MEHL: In egotism, the world is dead; it dies and dies, again and again.


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As long as there is breath in the body, he does not remember God; what will he do when he goes beyond? One who remembers the Lord is spiritually wise; the ignorant act blindly. O Nanak, whatever one does in this world determines what he shall receive in the world beyond. || 1 || THIRD MEHL: It is the pre-ordained Command of the Lord and Master, that one cannot be conscious of Him without the True Guru. Meeting the True Guru, one realizes that the Lord is permeating and pervading deep within; he remains forever absorbed in the Lord's Love. With each and every breath, he constantly remembers the Lord in meditation; not a single breath passes in vain. The fear of birth and death departs, and one obtains the honored state of eternal life. O Nanak, this rank is bestowed upon those whom He showers with His Mercy. || 2 || PAUREE: He Himself is all-wise and all-knowing; He Himself is supreme. He Himself reveals His form, and He Himself enjoins us to His meditation. He Himself poses as a silent sage, and He Himself speaks spiritual wisdom. He does not seem bitter to anyone; He is pleasing to all. His Praises cannot be described; I am forever and ever a sacrifice to Him. || 19 || SHALOK, FIRST MEHL: In this Dark Age of Kali Yuga, O Nanak, the Jinn, the demons, have taken birth. The son is a demon, the daughter is a demon, and the wife is the chief of the demons. || 1 || FIRST MEHL: The Hindus have forgotten the Primal Lord; they are going the wrong way. As Naarad instructed them, they worship idols. They are blind and mute, the blindest of the blind. The ignorant fools pick up stones and worship them. But when those stones themselves sink, how will they carry you across? || 2 || PAUREE: Everything is in Your power; You are the True King. The devotees are attuned to the Love of the One Lord; they have perfect faith in Him. The Name of the Lord is the food of ambrosial nectar; His humble servants eat their fill. All treasures are obtained - meditative remembrance is the true profit. The Saints are very dear to the Supreme Lord God; O Nanak, the Lord is unapproachable and unfathomable. || 20 || SHALOK, THIRD MEHL: Everything comes by His Command, and everything goes by His Command. If some fool believes that he does so himself, he is blind, and acts in blindness. O Nanak, one who becomes Gurmukh understands the Hukam of the Lord's Command; the Lord grants His Grace. || 1 || THIRD MEHL: He alone is a Yogi, and he alone finds the Way, who as Gurmukh, has found the Naam. In the body-village of that Yogi is everything; Yoga is not obtained by outward show and religious robes. O Nanak, such a Yogi is very rare; the Lord is revealed in the heart. || 2 || PAUREE: He Himself created the creatures, and He Himself supports them. He Himself is seen to be subtle, and He Himself is obvious. He Himself remains a solitary hermit, and He Himself has a huge family. Nanak begs for the gift of the dust of the feet of the Saints of the Lord. I cannot see any other Giver; You alone are the Giver, Lord. || 21 || 1 || SUDH ||

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