This shabad has been sung by the following:
This Shabad is by Bhai Gurdaas Ji in Vaars Bhai Gurdaas on Pannaa 1
pihlW bwby pwXw bKsu dir ipCo dy iPir Gwl kmweI]
pehilaa(n) baabae paayaa bakhas dhar pishho dhae fir ghaal kamaaee||
First of all Baba Nanak obtained the gate of the grace (of Lord) and then He underwent and earned the rigorous discipline (of heart and mind).
ryqu Aku Awhwru kir roVW kI gur krI ivCweI]
raeth ak aahaar kar rorraa(n) kee gur karee vishhaaee||
He fed himself with sand and swallow-wort and made stones his bedding i.e. he enjoyed poverty too.
BwrI krI qpisAw vfy Bwgu hir isau bix AweI]
bhaaree karee thapasiaa vaddae bhaag har sio ban aaee||
He offered full Devotion and then he was fortunate to have proximity with God.
bwbw pYDw sc KMif nau iniD nwmu grIbI pweI]
baabaa paidhhaa sach kha(n)dd no nidhh naam gareebee paaee||
Baba reached the region of Truth wherefrom he received Naam, the storehouse of nine treasures and humility.
bwbw dyKy iDAwn Dir jlqI siB ipRQvI idis AweI]
baabaa dhaekhae dhhiaan dhhar jalathee sabh prithhavee dhis aaee||
In his meditation, Baba found the whole earth burning (with the fire of lust and anger).
bwJhu gurU gubwr hY hY hY krdI suxI lukweI]
baajhahu guroo gubaar hai hai hai karadhee sunee lukaaee||
Without Guru there is utter darkness and he heard the cries of the common men.
bwby ByK bxwieAw audwsI kI rIiq clweI]
baabae bhaekh banaaeiaa oudhaasee kee reeth chalaaee||
To further understand the people, Guru Nanak donned robes in their manner and preached them to be detached (from the pleasure and pain).
ciVAw soDix Driq lukweI ]24]
charriaa sodhhan dhharath lukaaee ||24||
Thus he went out to purify humanity on earth.(24)