Tuesday, December 16, 2008

Shabd: Niramal naam haumai mal dhoe

Waheguru ji ka khalsa, Waheguru ji ki fateh!

Beautiful hukamnama from p. 664 of Sri Guru Granth Sahib.

dhhanaasaree mehalaa 3

har naam dhhan niramal ath apaaraa
The wealth of the Lord’s Name is immaculate, and absolutely infinite.

gur kai sabadh bharae bha(n)ddaaraa
The Word of the Guru’s Shabad is over-flowing with treasure.

naam dhhan bin hor sabh bikh jaan
Know that, except for the wealth of the Name, all other wealth is poison.

maaeiaa mohi jalai abhimaan
The egotistical people are burning in their attachment to Maya.

guramukh har ras chaakhai koe
How rare is that Gurmukh who tastes the sublime essence of the Lord.

this sadhaa ana(n)dh hovai dhin raathee poorai bhaag paraapath hoe
He is always in bliss, day and night; through perfect good destiny, he obtains the Name.

sabadh dheepak varathai thihu loe
The Word of the Shabad is a lamp, illuminating the three worlds.

jo chaakhai so niramal hoe
One who tastes it, becomes immaculate.

niramal naam houmai mal dhhoe
The immaculate Naam, the Name of the Lord, washes off the filth of ego.

saachee bhagath sadhaa sukh hoe
True devotional worship brings lasting peace.

jin har ras chaakhiaa so har jan log
One who tastes the sublime essence of the Lord is the Lord’s humble servant.

this sadhaa harakh naahee kadhae sog
He is forever happy; he is never sad.

aap mukath avaraa mukath karaavai
He himself is liberated, and he liberates others as well.

har naam japai har thae sukh paavai
He chants the Lord’s Name, and through the Lord, he finds peace.

bin sathigur sabh muee bilalaae
Without the True Guru, everyone dies, crying out in pain.

anadhin dhaajhehi saath n paae
Night and day, they burn, and find no peace.

sathigur milai sabh thrisan bujhaaeae
But meeting the True Guru, all thirst is quenched.

naanak naam saa(n)th sukh paaeae
O Nanak, through the Naam, one finds peace and tranquility.

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