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This Shabad is by Bhagat Kabeer Ji in Raag Sorath on Pannaa 655
ikAw pVIAY ikAw gunIAY ]
kiaa parreeai kiaa guneeai ||
What use is it to read, and what use is it to study?
ikAw byd purwnW sunIAY ]
kiaa baedh puraanaa(n) suneeai ||
What use is it to listen to the Vedas and the Puraanas?
pVy suny ikAw hoeI ]
parrae sunae kiaa hoee ||
What use is reading and listening,
jau shj n imilE soeI ]1]
jo sehaj n miliou soee ||1||
if celestial peace is not attained? ||1||
hir kw nwmu n jpis gvwrw ]
har kaa naam n japas gavaaraa ||
The fool does not chant the Name of the Lord.
ikAw socih bwrM bwrw ]1] rhwau ]
kiaa sochehi baara(n) baaraa ||1|| rehaao ||
So what does he think of, over and over again? ||1||Pause||
AMiDAwry dIpku chIAY ]
a(n)dhhiaarae dheepak cheheeai ||
In the darkness, we need a lamp
iek bsqu Agocr lhIAY ]
eik basath agochar leheeai ||
to find the incomprehensible thing.
bsqu Agocr pweI ]
basath agochar paaee ||
I have found this incomprehensible thing;
Git dIpku rihAw smweI ]2]
ghatt dheepak rehiaa samaaee ||2||
my mind is illuminated and enlightened. ||2||
kih kbIr Ab jwinAw ]
kehi kabeer ab jaaniaa ||
Says Kabeer, now I know Him;
jb jwinAw qau mnu mwinAw ]
jab jaaniaa tho man maaniaa ||
since I know Him, my mind is pleased and appeased.
mn mwny logu n pqIjY ]
man maanae log n patheejai ||
My mind is pleased and appeased, and yet, people do not believe it.
n pqIjY qau ikAw kIjY ]3]7]
n patheejai tho kiaa keejai ||3||7||
They do not believe it, so what can I do? ||3||7||