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This Shabad is by Guru Arjan Dev Ji in Raag Gauree on Pannaa 205
gauVI mhlw 5 ]
gourree mehalaa 5 ||
Gauree, Fifth Mehla:
AauD GtY idnsu rYnwry ]
aoudhh ghattai dhinas rainaarae ||
This life is diminishing, day and night.
mn gur imil kwj svwry ]1] rhwau ]
man gur mil kaaj savaarae ||1|| rehaao ||
Meeting with the Guru, your affairs shall be resolved. ||1||Pause||
krau bynµqI sunhu myry mIqw sMq thl kI bylw ]
karo baena(n)thee sunahu maerae meethaa sa(n)th ttehal kee baelaa ||
Listen, my friends, I beg of you: now is the time to serve the Saints!
eIhw Kwit clhu hir lwhw AwgY bsnu suhylw ]1]
eehaa khaatt chalahu har laahaa aagai basan suhaelaa ||1||
In this world, earn the profit of the Lord's Name, and hereafter, you shall dwell in peace. ||1||
iehu sMswru ibkwru shsy mih qirE bRhm igAwnI ]
eihu sa(n)saar bikaar sehasae mehi thariou breham giaanee ||
This world is engrossed in corruption and cynicism. Only those who know God are saved.
ijsih jgwie pIAwey hir rsu AkQ kQw iqin jwnI ]2]
jisehi jagaae peeaaeae har ras akathh kathhaa thin jaanee ||2||
Those who are awakened by the Lord to drink in this sublime essence, come to know the Unspoken Speech of the Lord. ||2||
jw kau Awey soeI ivhwJhu hir gur qy mnih bsyrw ]
jaa ko aaeae soee vihaajhahu har gur thae manehi basaeraa ||
Purchase only that for which you have come into the world, and through the Guru, the Lord shall dwell within your mind.
inj Gir mhlu pwvhu suK shjy bhuir n hoiego Pyrw ]3]
nij ghar mehal paavahu sukh sehajae bahur n hoeigo faeraa ||3||
Within the home of your own inner being, you shall obtain the Mansion of the Lord's Presence with intuitive ease. You shall not be consigned again to the wheel of reincarnation. ||3||
AMqrjwmI purK ibDwqy srDw mn kI pUry ]
a(n)tharajaamee purakh bidhhaathae saradhhaa man kee poorae ||
O Inner-knower, Searcher of hearts, Primal Being, Architect of Destiny: please fulfill this yearning of my mind.
nwnku dwsu iehI suKu mwgY mo kau kir sMqn kI DUry ]4]3]124]
naanak dhaas eihee sukh maagai mo ko kar sa(n)than kee dhhoorae ||4||3||124||
Nanak, Your slave, begs for this happiness: let me be the dust of the feet of the Saints. ||4||3||124||
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