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SORAT'H, FIFTH MEHL, SECOND HOUSE, DU-PADAS:

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

Fire is contained in all firewood, and butter is contained in all milk. God's Light is contained in the high and the low; the Lord is in the hearts of all beings. || 1 || O Saints, He is pervading and permeating each and every heart. The Perfect Lord is completely permeating everyone, everywhere; He is diffused in the water and the land. || 1 || Pause || Nanak sings the Praises of the Lord, the treasure of excellence; the True Guru has dispelled his doubt. The Lord is pervading everywhere, permeating all, and yet, He is unattached from all. || 2 || 1 || 29 || SORAT'H, FIFTH MEHL: Meditating on Him, one is in ecstasy; the pains of birth and death and fear are removed. The four cardinal blessings, and the nine treasures are received; you shall never feel hunger or thirst again. || 1 || Chanting His Name, you shall be at peace. With each and every breath, meditate on the Lord and Master, O my soul, with mind, body and mouth. || 1 || Pause || You shall find peace, and your mind shall be soothed and cooled; the fire of desire shall not burn within you. The Guru has revealed God to Nanak, in the three worlds, in the water, the earth and the woods. || 2 || 2 || 30 || SORAT'H, FIFTH MEHL: Sexual desire, anger, greed, falsehood and slander - please, save me from these, O Lord. Please eradicate these from within me, and call me to come close to You. || 1 || You alone teach me Your Ways. With the Lord's humble servants, I sing His Praises. || 1 || Pause || May I never forget the Lord within my heart; please, instill such understanding within my mind. By great good fortune, servant Nanak has met with the Perfect Guru, and now, he will not go anywhere else. || 2 || 3 || 31 || SORAT'H, FIFTH MEHL: Meditating in remembrance on Him, all things are obtained, and one's efforts shall not be in vain. Forsaking God, why do you attach yourself to another? He is contained in everything. || 1 || O Saints, meditate in remembrance on the World-Lord, Har, Har. Joining the Saadh Sangat, the Company of the Holy, meditate on the Naam, the Name of the Lord; your efforts shall be rewarded. || 1 || Pause || He ever preserves and cherishes His servant; with Love, He hugs him close. Says Nanak, forgetting You, O God, how can the world find life? || 2 || 4 || 32 || SORAT'H, FIFTH MEHL: He is imperishable, the Giver of all beings; meditating on Him, all filth is removed. He is the treasure of excellence, the object of His devotees, but rare are those who find Him. || 1 || O my mind, meditate on the Guru, and God, the Cherisher of the world. Seeking His Sanctuary, one finds peace, and he shall not suffer in pain again. || 1 || Pause || By great good fortune, one obtains the Saadh Sangat, the Company of the Holy.


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Meeting them, evil-mindedness is eliminated. Slave Nanak yearns for the dust of the feet of those, who have woven the Lord's Name into their hearts. || 2 || 5 || 33 || SORAT'H, FIFTH MEHL: He dispels the pains of countless incarnations, and lends support to the dry and shrivelled mind. Beholding the Blessed Vision of His Darshan, one is enraptured, contemplating the Name of the Lord. || 1 || My physician is the Guru, the Lord of the Universe. He places the medicine of the Naam into my mouth, and cuts away the noose of Death. || 1 || Pause || He is the all-powerful, Perfect Lord, the Architect of Destiny; He Himself is the Doer of deeds. The Lord Himself saves His slave; Nanak takes the Support of the Naam. || 2 || 6 || 34 || SORAT'H, FIFTH MEHL: Only You know the state of my innermost self; You alone can judge me. Please forgive me, O Lord God Master; I have committed thousands of sins and mistakes. || 1 || O my Dear Lord God Master, You are always near me. O Lord, please bless Your disciple with the shelter of Your feet. || 1 || Pause || Infinite and endless is my Lord and Master; He is lofty, virtuous and profoundly deep. Cutting away the noose of death, the Lord has made Nanak His slave, and now, what does he owe to anyone else? || 2 || 7 || 35 || SORAT'H, FIFTH MEHL: The Guru, the Lord of the Universe, became merciful to me, and I obtained all of my mind's desires. I have become stable and steady, touching the Lord's Feet, and singing the Glorious Praises of the Lord of the Universe. || 1 || It is a good time, a perfectly auspicious time. I am in celestial peace, tranquility and ecstasy, chanting the Naam, the Name of the Lord; the unstruck melody of the sound current vibrates and resounds. || 1 || Pause || Meeting with my Beloved Lord and Master, my home has become a mansion filled with happiness. Servant Nanak has attained the treasure of the Lord's Name; all his desires have been fulfilled. || 2 || 8 || 36 || SORAT'H, FIFTH MEHL: The Guru's feet abide within my heart; God has blessed me with good fortune. The Perfect Transcendent Lord became merciful to me, and I found the treasure of the Naam within my mind. || 1 || My Guru is my Saving Grace, my only best friend. Over and over again, He blesses me with double, even four-fold, greatness. || 1 || Pause || God saves all beings and creatures, giving them the Blessed Vision of His Darshan. Wondrous is the glorious greatness of the Perfect Guru; Nanak is forever a sacrifice to Him. || 2 || 9 || 37 || SORAT'H, FIFTH MEHL: I gather in and collect the immaculate wealth of the Naam; this commodity is inaccessible and incomparable. Revel in it, delight in it, be happy and enjoy peace, and live long, O Sikhs and brethren. || 1 || I have the support of the Lotus Feet of the Lord. By the Grace of the Saints, I have found the boat of Truth; embarking on it, I sail across the ocean of poison. || 1 || Pause || The perfect, imperishable Lord has become merciful; He Himself has taken care of me. Beholding, beholding His Vision, Nanak has blossomed forth in ecstasy. O Nanak, He is beyond estimation. || 2 || 10 || 38 || SORAT'H, FIFTH MEHL: The Perfect Guru has revealed His power, and compassion has welled up in every heart. Blending me with Himself, He has blessed me with glorious greatness, and I have found pleasure and happiness. || 1 || The Perfect True Guru is always with me.


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Meditating on the Supreme Lord God, I am forever in ecstasy. || Pause || Inwardly and outwardly, in all places and interspaces, wherever I look, He is there. Nanak has found the Guru, by great good fortune; no one else is as great as He. || 2 || 11 || 39 || SORAT'H, FIFTH MEHL: I have been blessed with peace, pleasure, bliss, and the celestial sound current, gazing upon the feet of God. The Savior has saved His child, and the True Guru has cured his fever. || 1 || I have been saved, in the True Guru's Sanctuary; service to Him does not go in vain. || 1 || Pause || There is peace within the home of one's heart, and there is peace outside as well, when God becomes kind and compassionate. O Nanak, no obstacles block my way; my God has become gracious and merciful to me. || 2 || 12 || 40 || SORAT'H, FIFTH MEHL: In the Saadh Sangat, the Company of the Holy, my mind became excited, and I sang the Praises of the jewel of the Naam. My anxiety was dispelled, meditating in remembrance on the Infinite Lord; I have crossed over the world ocean, O Siblings of Destiny. || 1 || I enshrine the Lord's Feet within my heart. I have found peace, and the celestial sound current resounds within me; countless diseases have been eradicated. || Pause || Which of Your Glorious Virtues can I speak and describe? Your worth cannot be estimated. O Nanak, the Lord's devotees become imperishable and immortal; their God becomes their friend and support. || 2 || 13 || 41 || SORAT'H, FIFTH MEHL: My sufferings have come to an end, and all diseases have been eradicated. God has showered me with His Grace. Twenty-four hours a day, I worship and adore my Lord and Master; my efforts have come to fruition. || 1 || O Dear Lord, You are my peace, wealth and capital. Please, save me, O my Beloved! I offer this prayer to my God. || Pause || Whatever I ask for, I receive; I have total faith in my Master. Says Nanak, I have met with the Perfect Guru, and all my fears have been dispelled. || 2 || 14 || 42 || SORAT'H, FIFTH MEHL: Meditating, meditating in remembrance on my Guru, the True Guru, all pains have been eradicated. The fever and the disease are gone, through the Word of the Guru's Teachings, and I have obtained the fruits of my mind's desires. || 1 || My Perfect Guru is the Giver of peace. He is the Doer, the Cause of causes, the Almighty Lord and Master, the Perfect Primal Lord, the Architect of Destiny. || Pause || Sing the Glorious Praises of the Lord in bliss, joy and ecstasy; Guru Nanak has become kind and compassionate. Shouts of cheers and congratulations ring out all over the world; the Supreme Lord God has become my Savior and Protector. || 2 || 15 || 43 || SORAT'H, FIFTH MEHL: He did not take my accounts into account; such is His forgiving nature. He gave me His hand, and saved me and made me His own; forever and ever, I enjoy His Love. || 1 || The True Lord and Master is forever merciful and forgiving. My Perfect Guru has bound me to Him, and now, I am in absolute ecstasy. || Pause || The One who fashioned the body and placed the soul within, who gives you clothing and nourishment - He Himself preserves the honor of His slaves.


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Nanak is forever a sacrifice to Him. || 2 || 16 || 44 || SORAT'H, FIFTH MEHL: The Lord God Himself has rid the whole world of its sins, and saved it. The Supreme Lord God extended His mercy, and confirmed His innate nature. || 1 || I have attained the Protective Sanctuary of the Lord, my King. In celestial peace and ecstasy, I sing the Glorious Praises of the Lord, and my mind, body and being are at peace. || Pause || My True Guru is the Savior of sinners; I have placed my trust and faith in Him. The True Lord has heard Nanak's prayer, and He has forgiven everything. || 2 || 17 || 45 || SORAT'H, FIFTH MEHL: The Supreme Lord God, the Transcendent Lord, has forgiven me, and all diseases have been cured. Those who come to the Sanctuary of the True Guru are saved, and all their affairs are resolved. || 1 || The Lord's humble servant meditates in remembrance on the Naam, the Name of the Lord; this is his only support. The Perfect True Guru extended His Mercy, and the fever has been dispelled. || Pause || So celebrate and be happy, my beloveds - the Guru has saved Hargobind. Great is the glorious greatness of the Creator, O Nanak; True is the Word of His Shabad, and True is the sermon of His Teachings. || 2 || 18 || 46 || SORAT'H, FIFTH MEHL: My Lord and Master has become Merciful, in His True Court. The True Guru has taken away the fever, and the whole world is at peace, O Siblings of Destiny. The Lord Himself protects His beings and creatures, and the Messenger of Death is out of work. || 1 || Enshrine the Lord's feet within your heart. Forever and ever, meditate in remembrance on God, O Siblings of Destiny. He is the Eradicator of suffering and sins. || 1 || Pause || He fashioned all beings, O Siblings of Destiny, and His Sanctuary saves them. He is the Almighty Creator, the Cause of causes, O Siblings of Destiny; He, the True Lord, is True. Nanak: meditate on God, O Siblings of Destiny, and your mind and body shall be cool and calm. || 2 || 19 || 47 || SORAT'H, FIFTH MEHL: O Saints, meditate on the Name of the Lord, Har, Har. Never forget God, the ocean of peace; thus you shall obtain the fruits of your mind's desires. || 1 || Pause || Extending His Mercy, the Perfect True Guru has dispelled the fever. The Supreme Lord God has become kind and compassionate, and my whole family is now free of pain and suffering. || 1 || The Treasure of absolute joy, sublime elixir and beauty, the Name of the Lord is my only Support. O Nanak, the Transcendent Lord has preserved my honor, and saved the whole world. || 2 || 20 || 48 || SORAT'H, FIFTH MEHL: My True Guru is my Savior and Protector. Showering us with His Mercy and Grace, God extended His Hand, and saved Hargobind, who is now safe and secure. || 1 || Pause || The fever is gone - God Himself eradicated it, and preserved the honor of His servant. I have obtained all blessings from the Saadh Sangat, the Company of the Holy; I am a sacrifice to the True Guru. || 1 || God has saved me, both here and hereafter.


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He has not taken my merits and demerits into account. Your Word is eternal, O Guru Nanak; You placed Your Hand of blessing upon my forehead. || 2 || 21 || 49 || SORAT'H, FIFTH MEHL: All beings and creatures were created by Him; He alone is the support and friend of the Saints. He Himself preserves the honor of His servants; their glorious greatness becomes perfect. || 1 || The Perfect Supreme Lord God is always with me. The Perfect Guru has perfectly and totally protected me, and now everyone is kind and compassionate to me. || 1 || Pause || Night and day, Nanak meditates on the Naam, the Name of the Lord; He is the Giver of the soul, and the breath of life itself. He hugs His slave close in His loving embrace, like the mother and father hug their child. || 2 || 22 || 50 ||

 

SORAT'H, FIFTH MEHL, THIRD HOUSE, CHAU-PADAS:

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

Meeting with the council, my doubts were not dispelled. The chiefs did not give me satisfaction. I presented my dispute to the noblemen as well. But it was only settled by meeting with the King, my Lord. || 1 || Now, I do not go searching anywhere else, because I have met the Guru, the Lord of the Universe. || Pause || When I came to God's Darbaar, His Holy Court, then all of my cries and complaints were settled. Now that I have attained what I had sought, where should I come and where should I go? || 2 || There, true justice is administered. There, the Lord Master and His disciple are one and the same. The Inner-knower, the Searcher of hearts, knows. Without our speaking, He understands. || 3 || He is the King of all places. There, the unstruck melody of the Shabad resounds. Of what use is cleverness when dealing with Him? Meeting with Him, O Nanak, one loses his self-conceit. || 4 || 1 || 51 || SORAT'H, FIFTH MEHL: Enshrine the Naam, the Name of the Lord, within your heart; sitting within your own home, meditate on the Guru. The Perfect Guru has spoken the Truth; the True Peace is obtained only from the Lord. || 1 || My Guru has become merciful. In bliss, peace, pleasure and joy, I have returned to my own home, after my purifying bath. || Pause || True is the glorious greatness of the Guru; His worth cannot be described. He is the Supreme Overlord of kings. Meeting with the Guru, the mind is enraptured. || 2 || All sins are washed away, meeting with the Saadh Sangat, the Company of the Holy. The Lord's Name is the treasure of excellence; chanting it, one's affairs are perfectly resolved. || 3 || The Guru has opened the door of liberation, and the entire world applauds Him with cheers of victory. O Nanak, God is always with me; my fears of birth and death are gone. || 4 || 2 || 52 || SORAT'H, FIFTH MEHL: The Perfect Guru has granted His Grace, and God has fulfilled my desire. After taking my bath of purification, I returned to my home, and I found bliss, happiness and peace. || 1 || O Saints, salvation comes from the Lord's Name. While standing up and sitting down, meditate on the Lord's Name.


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Night and day, do good deeds. || 1 || Pause || The way of the Saints is the ladder of righteous living, found only by great good fortune. The sins of millions of incarnations are washed away, by focusing your consciousness on the Lord's feet. || 2 || So sing the Praises of your God forever; His almighty power is perfect. All beings and creatures are purified, listening to the True Teachings of the True Guru. || 3 || The True Guru has implanted the Naam, the Name of the Lord, within me; it is the Eliminator of obstructions, the Destroyer of all pains. All of my sins were erased, and I have been purified; servant Nanak has returned to his home of peace. || 4 || 3 || 53 || SORAT'H, FIFTH MEHL: O Lord Master, You are the ocean of excellence. My home and all my possessions are Yours. The Guru, the Lord of the world, is my Savior. All beings have become kind and compassionate to me. || 1 || Meditating on the Guru's feet, I am in bliss. There is no fear at all, in God's Sanctuary. || Pause || You dwell in the hearts of Your slaves, Lord. God has laid the eternal foundation. My strength and wealth are Yours, Yours. You are my Almighty Lord and Master. || 2 || Whoever finds the Saadh Sangat, the Company of the Holy, is saved by God Himself. By His Grace, He has blessed me with the sublime essence of the Naam. All joy and pleasure then came to me. || 3 || God became my helper and my best friend; everyone rises up and bows down at my feet. With each and every breath, meditate on God; O Nanak, sing the songs of joy to the Lord. || 4 || 4 || 54 || SORAT'H, FIFTH MEHL: Celestial peace and bliss have come, meeting God, who is so pleasing to my mind. The Perfect Guru showered me with His Mercy, and I attained salvation. || 1 || My mind is absorbed in loving devotional worship of the Lord, and the unstruck melody of the celestial sound current ever resounds within me. || Pause || The Lord's feet are my all-powerful shelter and support; my dependence on other people is totally finished. I have found the Life of the world, the Great Giver; in joyful rapture, I sing the Glorious Praises of the Lord. || 2 || God has cut away the noose of death. My mind's desires have been fulfilled; wherever I look, He is there. Without the Lord God, there is no other at all. || 3 || In His Mercy, God has protected and preserved me. I am rid of all the pains of countless incarnations. I have meditated on the Naam, the Name of the Fearless Lord; O Nanak, I have found eternal peace. || 4 || 5 || 55 || SORAT'H, FIFTH MEHL: The Creator has brought utter peace to my home; the fever has left my family. The Perfect Guru has saved us. I sought the Sanctuary of the True Lord. || 1 || The Transcendent Lord Himself has become my Protector. Tranquility, intuitive peace and poise welled up in an instant, and my mind was comforted forever. || Pause || The Lord, Har, Har, gave me the medicine of His Name, which has cured all disease. He extended His Mercy to me, and resolved all these affairs. || 2 || God confirmed His loving nature; He did not take my merits or demerits into account.


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The Word of the Guru's Shabad has become manifest, and through it, my honor was totally preserved. || 3 || I speak as You cause me to speak; O Lord and Master, You are the ocean of excellence. Nanak chants the Naam, the Name of the Lord, according to the Teachings of Truth. God preserves the honor of His slaves. || 4 || 6 || 56 || SORAT'H, FIFTH MEHL: The Creator Lord Himself stood between us, and not a hair upon my head was touched. The Guru made my cleansing bath successful; meditating on the Lord, Har, Har, my sins were erased. || 1 || O Saints, the purifying pool of Ram Das is sublime. Whoever bathes in it, his family and ancestry are saved, and his soul is saved as well. || 1 || Pause || The world sings cheers of victory, and the fruits of his mind's desires are obtained. Whoever comes and bathes here, and meditates on his God, is safe and sound. || 2 || One who bathes in the healing pool of the Saints, that humble being obtains the supreme status. He does not die, or come and go in reincarnation; he meditates on the Name of the Lord, Har, Har. || 3 || He alone knows this about God, whom God blesses with His kindness. Baba Nanak seeks the Sanctuary of God; all his worries and anxieties are dispelled. || 4 || 7 || 57 || SORAT'H, FIFTH MEHL: The Supreme Lord God has stood by me and fulfilled me, and nothing is left unfinished. Attached to the Guru's feet, I am saved; I contemplate and cherish the Name of the Lord, Har, Har. || 1 || He is forever the Savior of His slaves. Bestowing His Mercy, He made me His own and preserved me; like a mother or father, He cherishes me. || 1 || Pause || By great good fortune, I found the True Guru, who obliterated the path of the Messenger of Death. My consciousness is focused on loving, devotional worship of the Lord. One who lives in this meditation is very fortunate indeed. || 2 || He sings the Ambrosial Word of the Guru's Bani, and bathes in the dust of the feet of the Holy. He Himself bestows His Name. God, the Creator, saves us. || 3 || The Blessed Vision of the Lord's Darshan is the support of the breath of life. This is the perfect, pure wisdom. The Inner-knower, the Searcher of hearts, has granted His Mercy; slave Nanak seeks the Sanctuary of his Lord and Master. || 4 || 8 || 58 || SORAT'H, FIFTH MEHL: The Perfect Guru has attached me to His feet. I have obtained the Lord as my companion, my support, my best friend. Wherever I go, I am happy there. By His Kind Mercy, God united me with Himself. || 1 || So sing forever the Glorious Praises of the Lord with loving devotion. You shall obtain all the fruits of your mind's desires, and the Lord shall become the companion and the support of your soul. || 1 || Pause || The Lord is the support of the breath of life. I am the dust of the feet of the Holy people. I am a sinner, but the Lord made me pure. By His Kind Mercy, the Lord blessed me with His Praises. || 2 || The Supreme Lord God cherishes and nurtures me. He is always with me, the Protector of my soul. Singing the Kirtan of the Lord's Praises day and night, I shall not be consigned to reincarnation again. || 3 || One who is blessed by the Primal Lord, the Architect of Destiny, realizes the subtle essence of the Lord. The Messenger of Death does not come near him.


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In the Lord's Sanctuary, Nanak has found peace. || 4 || 9 || 59 || SORAT'H, FIFTH MEHL: The Perfect Guru has made me perfect. God is totally pervading and permeating everywhere. With joy and pleasure, I take my purifying bath. I am a sacrifice to the Supreme Lord God. || 1 || I enshrine the lotus feet of the Guru within my heart. Not even the tiniest obstacle blocks my way; all my affairs are resolved. || 1 || Pause || Meeting with the Holy Saints, my evil-mindedness was eradicated. All the sinners are purified. Bathing in the sacred pool of Guru Ram Das, all the sins one has committed are washed away. || 2 || So sing forever the Glorious Praises of the Lord of the Universe; joining the Saadh Sangat, the Company of the Holy, meditate on Him. The fruits of your mind's desires are obtained by meditating on the Perfect Guru within your heart. || 3 || The Guru, the Lord of the World, is blissful; chanting, meditating on the Lord of supreme bliss, He lives. Servant Nanak meditates on the Naam, the Name of the Lord. God has confirmed His innate nature. || 4 || 10 || 60 || SORAT'H, FIFTH MEHL: In the ten directions, the clouds cover the sky like a canopy; through the dark clouds, lightning flashes, and I am terrified. By bed is empty, and my eyes are sleepless; my Husband Lord has gone far away. || 1 || Now, I receive no messages from Him, O mother! When my Beloved used to go even a mile away, He would send me four letters. || Pause || How could I forget this Dear Beloved of mine? He is the Giver of peace, and all virtues. Ascending to His Mansion, I gaze upon His path, and my eyes are filled with tears. || 2 || The wall of egotism and pride separates us, but I can hear Him nearby. There is a veil between us, like the wings of a butterfly; without being able to see Him, He seems so far away. || 3 || The Lord and Master of all has become merciful; He has dispelled all my sufferings. Says Nanak, when the Guru tore down the wall of egotism, then, I found my Merciful Lord and Master. || 4 || All my fears have been dispelled, O mother! Whoever I seek, the Guru leads me to find. The Lord, our King, is the treasure of all virtue. || Second Pause || 11 || 61 || SORAT'H, FIFTH MEHL: The Restorer of what was taken away, the Liberator from captivity; the Formless Lord, the Destroyer of pain. I do not know about karma and good deeds; I do not know about Dharma and righteous living. I am so greedy, chasing after Maya. I go by the name of God's devotee; please, save this honor of Yours. || 1 || O Dear Lord, You are the honor of the dishonored. You make the unworthy ones worthy, O my Lord of the Universe; I am a sacrifice to Your almighty creative power. || Pause || Like the child, innocently making thousands of mistakes - his father teaches him, and scolds him so many times, but still, he hugs him close in his embrace. Please forgive my past actions, God, and place me on Your path for the future. || 2 || The Lord, the Inner-knower, the Searcher of hearts, knows all about my state of mind; so who else should I go to and speak to? The Lord, the Lord of the Universe, is not pleased by mere recitation of words; if it is pleasing to His Will, He preserves our honor.


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I have seen all other shelters, but Yours alone remains for me. || 3 || Becoming kind and compassionate, God the Lord and Master Himself listens to my prayer. He unites me in Union with the Perfect True Guru, and all the cares and anxieties of my mind are dispelled. The Lord, Har, Har, has placed the medicine of the Naam into my mouth; servant Nanak abides in peace. || 4 || 12 || 62 || SORAT'H, FIFTH MEHL: Remembering, remembering God in meditation, bliss ensues, and one is rid of all suffering and pain. Singing the Glorious Praises of God, and meditating on Him, all my affairs are brought into harmony. || 1 || Your Name is the Life of the world. The Perfect Guru has taught me, that by meditating, I cross over the terrifying world-ocean. || Pause || You are Your own advisor; You hear everything, God, and You do everything. You Yourself are the Giver, and You Yourself are the Enjoyer. What can this poor creature do? || 2 || Which of Your Glorious Virtues should I describe and speak of? Your value cannot be described. I live by beholding, beholding You, O God. Your glorious greatness is wonderful and amazing! || 3 || Granting His Grace, God my Lord and Master Himself saved my honor, and my intellect has been made perfect. Forever and ever, Nanak is a sacrifice, longing for the dust of the feet of the Saints. || 4 || 13 || 63 || SORAT'H, FIFTH MEHL: I bow in reverence to the Perfect Guru. God has resolved all my affairs. The Lord has showered me with His Mercy. God has perfectly preserved my honor. || 1 || He has become the help and support of His slave. The Creator has achieved all my goals, and now, nothing is lacking. || Pause || The Creator Lord has caused the pool of nectar to be constructed. The wealth of Maya follows in my footsteps, and now, nothing is lacking at all. This is pleasing to my Perfect True Guru. || 2 || Remembering, remembering the Merciful Lord in meditation, all beings have become kind and compassionate to me. Hail! Hail to the Lord of the world, who created the perfect creation. || 3 || You are my Great Lord and Master. These blessings and wealth are Yours. Servant Nanak has meditated on the One Lord; he has obtained the fruitful rewards for all good deeds. || 4 || 14 || 64 ||

 

SORAT'H, FIFTH MEHL, THIRD HOUSE, DU-PADAS:

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

Bathing in the nectar tank of Ram Das, the residues of all sins are erased. One becomes immaculately pure, taking this cleansing bath. The Perfect Guru has bestowed this gift. || 1 || God has blessed all with peace and pleasure. Everything is safe and sound, as we contemplate the Word of the Guru's Shabad. || Pause || In the Saadh Sangat, the Company of the Holy, filth is washed off. The Supreme Lord God has become our friend and helper. Nanak meditates on the Naam, the Name of the Lord. He has found God, the Primal Being. || 2 || 1 || 65 || SORAT'H, FIFTH MEHL: The Supreme Lord God has established that home, in which He comes to mind.


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I found the Guru, the ocean of peace, and all my doubts were dispelled. || 1 || This is the glorious greatness of the Naam. Twenty-four hours a day, I sing His Glorious Praises. I obtained this from the Perfect Guru. || Pause || God's sermon is inexpressible. His humble servants speak words of Ambrosial Nectar. Slave Nanak has spoken. Through the Perfect Guru, it is known. || 2 || 2 || 66 || SORAT'H, FIFTH MEHL: The Guru has blessed me with peace here, and the Guru has arranged peace and pleasure for me hereafter. I have all treasures and comforts, meditating on the Guru in my heart. || 1 || This is the glorious greatness of my True Guru; I have obtained the fruits of my mind's desires. O Saints, His Glory increases day by day. || Pause || All beings and creatures have become kind and compassionate to me; my God has made them so. Nanak has met with the Lord of the world with intuitive ease, and with Truth, he is pleased. || 2 || 3 || 67 || SORAT'H, FIFTH MEHL: The Word of the Guru's Shabad is my Saving Grace. It is a guardian posted on all four sides around me. My mind is attached to the Lord's Name. The Messenger of Death has run away in shame. || 1 || O Dear Lord, You are my Giver of peace. The Perfect Lord, the Architect of Destiny, has shattered my bonds, and made my mind immaculately pure. || Pause || O Nanak, God is eternal and imperishable. Service to Him shall never go unrewarded. Your slaves are in bliss; chanting and meditating, their desires are fulfilled. || 2 || 4 || 68 || SORAT'H, FIFTH MEHL: I am a sacrifice to my Guru. He has totally preserved my honor. I have obtained the fruits of my mind's desires. I meditate forever on my God. || 1 || O Saints, without Him, there is no other at all. He is God, the Cause of causes. || Pause || My God has given me His Blessing. He has made all creatures subject to me. Servant Nanak meditates on the Naam, the Name of the Lord, and all his sorrows depart. || 2 || 5 || 69 || SORAT'H, FIFTH MEHL: The Perfect Guru has dispelled the fever. The unstruck melody of the sound current resounds. God has bestowed all comforts. In His Mercy, He Himself has given them. || 1 || The True Guru Himself has eradicated the disease. All the Sikhs and Saints are filled with joy, meditating on the Name of the Lord, Har, Har. || Pause || They obtain that which they ask for. God gives to His Saints. God saved Hargobind. Servant Nanak speaks the Truth. || 2 || 6 || 70 || SORAT'H, FIFTH MEHL: You make me do what pleases You. I have no cleverness at all. I am just a child - I seek Your Protection. God Himself preserves my honor. || 1 || The Lord is my King; He is my mother and father. In Your Mercy, You cherish me; I do whatever You make me do. || Pause || The beings and creatures are Your creation. O God, their reins are in Your hands.


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Whatever You cause us to do, we do. Nanak, Your slave, seeks Your Protection. || 2 || 7 || 71 || SORAT'H, FIFTH MEHL: I have woven the Lord's Name into the fabric of my heart. All my affairs are resolved. His mind is attached to God's feet, whose destiny is perfect. || 1 || Joining the Saadh Sangat, the Company of the Holy, I meditate on the Lord. Twenty-four hours a day, I worship and adore the Lord, Har, Har; I have obtained the fruits of my mind's desires. || Pause || The seeds of my past actions have sprouted. My mind is attached to the Lord's Name. My mind and body are absorbed into the Blessed Vision of the Lord's Darshan. Slave Nanak sings the Glorious Praises of the True Lord. || 2 || 8 || 72 || SORAT'H, FIFTH MEHL: Meeting with the Guru, I contemplate God. All of my affairs have been resolved. No one speaks ill of me. Everyone congratulates me on my victory. || 1 || O Saints, I seek the True Sanctuary of the Lord and Master. All beings and creatures are in His hands; He is God, the Inner-knower, the Searcher of hearts. || Pause || He has resolved all of my affairs. God has confirmed His innate nature. God's Name is the Purifier of sinners. Servant Nanak is forever a sacrifice to Him. || 2 || 9 || 73 || SORAT'H, FIFTH MEHL: The Supreme Lord God created and embellished him. The Guru has saved this small child. So celebrate and be happy, father and mother. The Transcendent Lord is the Giver of souls. || 1 || Your slaves, O Lord, focus on pure thoughts. You preserve the honor of Your slaves, and You Yourself arrange their affairs. || Pause || My God is so benevolent. His Almighty Power is manifest. Nanak has come to His Sanctuary. He has obtained the fruits of his mind's desires. || 2 || 10 || 74 || SORAT'H, FIFTH MEHL: Forever and ever, I chant the Lord's Name. God Himself has saved my child. He healed him from the smallpox. My troubles have been removed through the Lord's Name. || 1 || My God is forever Merciful. He heard the prayer of His devotee, and now all beings are kind and compassionate to him. || Pause || God is Almighty, the Cause of causes. Remembering the Lord in meditation, all pains and sorrows vanish. He has heard the prayer of His slave. O Nanak, now everyone sleeps in peace. || 2 || 11 || 75 || SORAT'H, FIFTH MEHL: I meditated on my Guru. I met with Him, and returned home in joy. This is the glorious greatness of the Naam. Its value cannot be estimated. || 1 || O Saints, worship and adore the Lord, Har, Har, Har. Worship the Lord in adoration, and you shall obtain everything; your affairs shall all be resolved. || Pause || He alone is attached in loving devotion to God, who realizes his great destiny. Servant Nanak meditates on the Naam, the Name of the Lord. He obtains the rewards of all joys and peace. || 2 || 12 || 76 || SORAT'H, FIFTH MEHL: The Transcendent Lord has given me His support. The house of pain and disease has been demolished. The men and women celebrate.

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