Vaaran Bhai Gurdas Ji

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ੴ ਸਤਿਗੁਰ ਪ੍ਰਸਾਦਿ ॥
ik oankaar satigur prasaad |

One Oankar, the primal energy, realized through the grace of divine preceptor

ਪਉੜੀ ੧
paurree 1

ਸਤਿਗੁਰ ਸਚਾ ਪਾਤਿਸਾਹੁ ਗੁਰਮੁਖਿ ਸਚਾ ਪੰਥੁ ਸੁਹੇਲਾ ।
satigur sachaa paatisaahu guramukh sachaa panth suhelaa |

The true Guru is the true emperor and the way of gurmukhs is the way of happiness.

ਮਨਮੁਖ ਕਰਮ ਕਮਾਂਵਦੇ ਦੁਰਮਤਿ ਦੂਜਾ ਭਾਉ ਦੁਹੇਲਾ ।
manamukh karam kamaanvade duramat doojaa bhaau duhelaa |

Mind-orientd, manmukhs, act controlled by ill intellect and tread on painful path of duality.

ਗੁਰਮੁਖਿ ਸੁਖ ਫਲੁ ਸਾਧਸੰਗ ਭਾਇ ਭਗਤਿ ਕਰਿ ਗੁਰਮੁਖਿ ਮੇਲਾ ।
guramukh sukh fal saadhasang bhaae bhagat kar guramukh melaa |

Gurmukhs attain the fruit of delight in the holy congregation and with loving devotion meet the gurmukhs.

ਕੂੜੁ ਕੁਸਤੁ ਅਸਾਧ ਸੰਗੁ ਮਨਮੁਖ ਦੁਖ ਫਲੁ ਹੈ ਵਿਹੁ ਵੇਲਾ ।
koorr kusat asaadh sang manamukh dukh fal hai vihu velaa |

In the company of falsehood and the wicked, the fruit of sufferings of the mannzukhs grows like a poisonous creeper.

ਗੁਰਮੁਖਿ ਆਪੁ ਗਵਾਵਣਾ ਪੈਰੀ ਪਉਣਾ ਨੇਹੁ ਨਵੇਲਾ ।
guramukh aap gavaavanaa pairee paunaa nehu navelaa |

Losing the ego and falling on the feet is a new path of love followed by gurmukhs.

ਮਨਮੁਖ ਆਪੁ ਗਣਾਵਣਾ ਗੁਰਮਤਿ ਗੁਰ ਤੇ ਉਕੜੁ ਚੇਲਾ ।
manamukh aap ganaavanaa guramat gur te ukarr chelaa |

The manmukh makes himself noticed and moves away from the Guru and the wisdom of the Guru.

ਕੂੜੁ ਸਚੁ ਸੀਹ ਬਕਰ ਖੇਲਾ ।੧।
koorr sach seeh bakar khelaa |1|

The game of truth and falsehood is similar to (impossible) meeting of the lion and the goat.

ਪਉੜੀ ੨
paurree 2

ਗੁਰਮੁਖਿ ਸੁਖ ਫਲੁ ਸਚੁ ਹੈ ਮਨਮੁਖ ਦੁਖ ਫਲੁ ਕੂੜੁ ਕੂੜਾਵਾ ।
guramukh sukh fal sach hai manamukh dukh fal koorr koorraavaa |

The gurmukh attains the pleasure fruit of truth and the manmukh receives the bitter fruit of falsehood.

ਗੁਰਮੁਖਿ ਸਚੁ ਸੰਤੋਖੁ ਰੁਖੁ ਦੁਰਮਤਿ ਦੂਜਾ ਭਾਉ ਪਛਾਵਾ ।
guramukh sach santokh rukh duramat doojaa bhaau pachhaavaa |

Gurmukh is tree of truth and contentment and the wicked person is the unstable shade of duality.

ਗੁਰਮੁਖਿ ਸਚੁ ਅਡੋਲੁ ਹੈ ਮਨਮੁਖ ਫੇਰਿ ਫਿਰੰਦੀ ਛਾਵਾਂ ।
guramukh sach addol hai manamukh fer firandee chhaavaan |

Gurmukh is firm like truth and manmukh, the mind oriented is like ever shifting shade.

ਗੁਰਮੁਖਿ ਕੋਇਲ ਅੰਬ ਵਣ ਮਨਮੁਖ ਵਣਿ ਵਣਿ ਹੰਢਨਿ ਕਾਵਾਂ ।
guramukh koeil anb van manamukh van van handtan kaavaan |

Gurmukh is like nightingale which resides in mango groves but manmukh is like a crow which wanders in forests from place to place.

ਸਾਧਸੰਗਤਿ ਸਚੁ ਬਾਗ ਹੈ ਸਬਦ ਸੁਰਤਿ ਗੁਰ ਮੰਤੁ ਸਚਾਵਾਂ ।
saadhasangat sach baag hai sabad surat gur mant sachaavaan |

The holy congregation is the true garden where gurmantr inspires the consciousness to merge in the Word, the true shade.

ਵਿਹੁ ਵਣੁ ਵਲਿ ਅਸਾਧ ਸੰਗਿ ਬਹੁਤੁ ਸਿਆਣਪ ਨਿਗੋਸਾਵਾਂ ।
vihu van val asaadh sang bahut siaanap nigosaavaan |

Company of the wicked is like a wild poisonous creeper and the manmukh in order to develop it goes on playing many tricks.

ਜਿਉ ਕਰਿ ਵੇਸੁਆ ਵੰਸੁ ਨਿਨਾਵਾਂ ।੨।
jiau kar vesuaa vans ninaavaan |2|

He is like the son of a prostitute who goes without a family name.

ਪਉੜੀ ੩
paurree 3

ਗੁਰਮੁਖਿ ਹੋਇ ਵੀਆਹੀਐ ਦੁਹੀ ਵਲੀ ਮਿਲਿ ਮੰਗਲਚਾਰਾ ।
guramukh hoe veeaaheeai duhee valee mil mangalachaaraa |

Gurmukhs are such as the marriage of two families where sweet songs are sung on both sides and pleasures is attained.

ਦੁਹੁ ਮਿਲਿ ਜੰਮੈ ਜਾਣੀਐ ਪਿਤਾ ਜਾਤਿ ਪਰਵਾਰ ਸਧਾਰਾ ।
duhu mil jamai jaaneeai pitaa jaat paravaar sadhaaraa |

They are such as the son born of the union of mother and father gives happiness to the parents because the lineage and family of the father gets increased.

ਜੰਮਦਿਆਂ ਰੁਣਝੁੰਝਣਾ ਵੰਸਿ ਵਧਾਈ ਰੁਣ ਝੁਣਕਾਰਾ ।
jamadiaan runajhunjhanaa vans vadhaaee run jhunakaaraa |

Clarionets are played upon the birth of a child and celebrations are arranged on the further development of the family.

ਨਾਨਕ ਦਾਦਕ ਸੋਹਿਲੇ ਵਿਰਤੀਸਰ ਬਹੁ ਦਾਨ ਦਤਾਰਾ ।
naanak daadak sohile virateesar bahu daan dataaraa |

In the homes of mother and father songs of joy are sung and the servants are given many a gift.

ਬਹੁ ਮਿਤੀ ਹੋਇ ਵੇਸੁਆ ਨਾ ਪਿਉ ਨਾਉਂ ਨਿਨਾਉਂ ਪੁਕਾਰਾ ।
bahu mitee hoe vesuaa naa piau naaun ninaaun pukaaraa |

Son of a prostitute, friendly to everyone, has no name of his father and he is known as nameless.

ਗੁਰਮੁਖਿ ਵੰਸੀ ਪਰਮ ਹੰਸ ਮਨਮੁਖਿ ਠਗ ਬਗ ਵੰਸ ਹਤਿਆਰਾ ।
guramukh vansee param hans manamukh tthag bag vans hatiaaraa |

The family of gurmukhs is like paramhatis (the swans of high order which can sift milk from water i.e. truth from falsehood) and the family of the mind-oriented ones is like hypocrite cranes who kill others.

ਸਚਿ ਸਚਿਆਰ ਕੂੜਹੁ ਕੂੜਿਆਰਾ ।੩।
sach sachiaar koorrahu koorriaaraa |3|

From truth the truthful and from falsehood the Hers are begotten.

ਪਉੜੀ ੪
paurree 4

ਮਾਨਸਰੋਵਰੁ ਸਾਧਸੰਗੁ ਮਾਣਕ ਮੋਤੀ ਰਤਨ ਅਮੋਲਾ ।
maanasarovar saadhasang maanak motee ratan amolaa |

Manasarovar (lake) in the form of holy congregation contains in it many invaluable rubies, pearls and jewels.

ਗੁਰਮੁਖਿ ਵੰਸੀ ਪਰਮ ਹੰਸ ਸਬਦ ਸੁਰਤਿ ਗੁਰਮਤਿ ਅਡੋਲਾ ।
guramukh vansee param hans sabad surat guramat addolaa |

Gurmukhs too belong to the family of swans of highest order who merging their consciousness in the Word remain stabilized.

ਖੀਰਹੁਂ ਨੀਰ ਨਿਕਾਲਦੇ ਗੁਰਮੁਖਿ ਗਿਆਨੁ ਧਿਆਨੁ ਨਿਰੋਲਾ ।
kheerahun neer nikaalade guramukh giaan dhiaan nirolaa |

Due to their power of knowledge and meditiation, the gurmukhs sift milk from water (i.e. truth from falsehood).

ਗੁਰਮੁਖਿ ਸਚੁ ਸਲਾਹੀਐ ਤੋਲੁ ਨ ਤੋਲਣਹਾਰੁ ਅਤੋਲਾ ।
guramukh sach salaaheeai tol na tolanahaar atolaa |

Eulogising the truth, gurmukhs become incomparable and their glory cannot be measured by any one.

ਮਨਮੁਖ ਬਗੁਲ ਸਮਾਧਿ ਹੈ ਘੁਟਿ ਘੁਟਿ ਜੀਆਂ ਖਾਇ ਅਬੋਲਾ ।
manamukh bagul samaadh hai ghutt ghutt jeean khaae abolaa |

Manmukh, the mind-oriented, is like a crane who silently strangulates the creatures and eats them up.

ਹੋਇ ਲਖਾਉ ਟਿਕਾਇ ਜਾਇ ਛਪੜਿ ਊਹੁ ਪੜੈ ਮੁਹਚੋਲਾ ।
hoe lakhaau ttikaae jaae chhaparr aoohu parrai muhacholaa |

Seeing it sitting at a pond, the creatures therein create an uproar and cries of distress.

ਸਚੁ ਸਾਉ ਕੂੜੁ ਗਹਿਲਾ ਗੋਲਾ ।੪।
sach saau koorr gahilaa golaa |4|

Truth is noble whereas falsehood is lowly slave.

ਪਉੜੀ ੫
paurree 5

ਗੁਰਮੁਖ ਸਚੁ ਸੁਲਖਣਾ ਸਭਿ ਸੁਲਖਣ ਸਚੁ ਸੁਹਾਵਾ ।
guramukh sach sulakhanaa sabh sulakhan sach suhaavaa |

The true gurmukh possesses auspicious characteristics and all good marks adorn him.

ਮਨਮੁਖ ਕੂੜੁ ਕੁਲਖਣਾ ਸਭ ਕੁਲਖਣ ਕੂੜੁ ਕੁਦਾਵਾ ।
manamukh koorr kulakhanaa sabh kulakhan koorr kudaavaa |

Manmukh, the self-willed, keeps false marks and besides all bad characteristics in him, be possesses all deceptive tricks.

ਸਚੁ ਸੁਇਨਾ ਕੂੜੁ ਕਚੁ ਹੈ ਕਚੁ ਨ ਕੰਚਨ ਮੁਲਿ ਮੁਲਾਵਾ ।
sach sueinaa koorr kach hai kach na kanchan mul mulaavaa |

Truth is gold and falsehood is like glass. Glass cannot be priced as gold.

ਸਚੁ ਭਾਰਾ ਕੂੜੁ ਹਉਲੜਾ ਪਵੈ ਨ ਰਤਕ ਰਤਨੁ ਭੁਲਾਵਾ ।
sach bhaaraa koorr haularraa pavai na ratak ratan bhulaavaa |

Truth is invariably heavy and the falsehood light; there is not the least doubt in this.

ਸਚੁ ਹੀਰਾ ਕੂੜੁ ਫਟਕੁ ਹੈ ਜੜੈ ਜੜਾਵ ਨ ਜੁੜੈ ਜੁੜਾਵਾ ।
sach heeraa koorr fattak hai jarrai jarraav na jurrai jurraavaa |

The truth is diamond and the falsehood stone which cannot be studded in a string.

ਸਚ ਦਾਤਾ ਕੂੜੁ ਮੰਗਤਾ ਦਿਹੁ ਰਾਤੀ ਚੋਰ ਸਾਹ ਮਿਲਾਵਾ ।
sach daataa koorr mangataa dihu raatee chor saah milaavaa |

The truth is bestower whereas falsehood is a beggar; like a thief and a rich person or the day and the night they never meet.

ਸਚੁ ਸਾਬਤੁ ਕੂੜਿ ਫਿਰਦਾ ਫਾਵਾ ।੫।
sach saabat koorr firadaa faavaa |5|

The truth is perfect and the falsehood a loser gambler running from pillar to post.

ਪਉੜੀ ੬
paurree 6

ਗੁਰਮੁਖਿ ਸਚੁ ਸੁਰੰਗੁ ਹੈ ਮੂਲੁ ਮਜੀਠ ਨ ਟਲੈ ਟਲੰਦਾ ।
guramukh sach surang hai mool majeetth na ttalai ttalandaa |

Truth in the form of gurmukhs is such a beautiful madder colour which never fades.

ਮਨਮੁਖੁ ਕੂੜੁ ਕੁਰੰਗ ਹੈ ਫੁਲ ਕੁਸੁੰਭੈ ਥਿਰ ਨ ਰਹੰਦਾ ।
manamukh koorr kurang hai ful kusunbhai thir na rahandaa |

The colour of mind oriented, manmukh, is like the colour of safflower which soon fades away.

ਥੋਮ ਕਥੂਰੀ ਵਾਸੁ ਲੈ ਨਕੁ ਮਰੋੜੈ ਮਨਿ ਭਾਵੰਦਾ ।
thom kathooree vaas lai nak marorrai man bhaavandaa |

The falsehood, as against truth, is like garlic contrasted to musk. At the smell of the former the nose is turned away whereas the latter's fragrance is pleasing to mind.

ਕੂੜੁ ਸਚੁ ਅਕ ਅੰਬ ਫਲ ਕਉੜਾ ਮਿਠਾ ਸਾਉ ਲਹੰਦਾ ।
koorr sach ak anb fal kaurraa mitthaa saau lahandaa |

Falsehood and truth are like akk, the wild plant of sandy region and mango tree which bear bitter and sweet fruits respectively.

ਸਾਹ ਸਚੁ ਚੋਰ ਕੂੜੁ ਹੈ ਸਾਹੁ ਸਵੈ ਚੋਰੁ ਫਿਰੈ ਭਵੰਦਾ ।
saah sach chor koorr hai saahu savai chor firai bhavandaa |

Truth and falsehood are like the bankar and the thief; the banker sleeps comfortably whereas the thief roams about hither and thither.

ਸਾਹ ਫੜੈ ਉਠਿ ਚੋਰ ਨੋ ਤਿਸੁ ਨੁਕਸਾਨੁ ਦੀਬਾਣੁ ਕਰੰਦਾ ।
saah farrai utth chor no tis nukasaan deebaan karandaa |

The banker catches hold of the thief and gets him further punished in the courts.

ਸਚੁ ਕੂੜੈ ਲੈ ਨਿਹਣਿ ਬਹੰਦਾ ।੬।
sach koorrai lai nihan bahandaa |6|

The truth ultimately puts shackles around the falsehood.

ਪਉੜੀ ੭
paurree 7

ਸਚੁ ਸੋਹੈ ਸਿਰ ਪਗ ਜਿਉ ਕੋਝਾ ਕੂੜੁ ਕੁਥਾਇ ਕਛੋਟਾ ।
sach sohai sir pag jiau kojhaa koorr kuthaae kachhottaa |

The truth adorns the head like a turban but the falsehood is like a loincloth which remains in an untidy place.

ਸਚੁ ਸਤਾਣਾ ਸਾਰਦੂਲੁ ਕੂੜੁ ਜਿਵੈ ਹੀਣਾ ਹਰਣੋਟਾ ।
sach sataanaa saaradool koorr jivai heenaa haranottaa |

The truth is a potent lion and the falsehood is like an abased deer.

ਲਾਹਾ ਸਚੁ ਵਣੰਜੀਐ ਕੂੜੁ ਕਿ ਵਣਜਹੁ ਆਵੈ ਤੋਟਾ ।
laahaa sach vananjeeai koorr ki vanajahu aavai tottaa |

Transactions of truth bring gains whereas the trading in falsehood brings nothing but loss.

ਸਚੁ ਖਰਾ ਸਾਬਾਸਿ ਹੈ ਕੂੜੁ ਨ ਚਲੈ ਦਮੜਾ ਖੋਟਾ ।
sach kharaa saabaas hai koorr na chalai damarraa khottaa |

Truth being pure earns applause but the falsehood like a counter coin does not get circulated.

ਤਾਰੇ ਲਖ ਅਮਾਵਸੈ ਘੇਰਿ ਅਨੇਰਿ ਚਨਾਇਣੁ ਹੋਟਾ ।
taare lakh amaavasai gher aner chanaaein hottaa |

In the no-moon night, millions of stars remain there (in the sky) but the scarcity of light persists and pitch darkness prevails.

ਸੂਰਜ ਇਕੁ ਚੜ੍ਹੰਦਿਆ ਹੋਇ ਅਠ ਖੰਡ ਪਵੈ ਫਲਫੋਟਾ ।
sooraj ik charrhandiaa hoe atth khandd pavai falafottaa |

With the rise of the sun the darkness dispells in all the eight directions.

ਕੂੜੁ ਸਚੁ ਜਿਉਂ ਵਟੁ ਘੜੋਟਾ ।੭।
koorr sach jiaun vatt gharrottaa |7|

The relationship between the false hood and the truth is similar to the relation of the pitcher and the stone.

ਪਉੜੀ ੮
paurree 8

ਸੁਹਣੇ ਸਾਮਰਤਖ ਜਿਉ ਕੂੜੁ ਸਚੁ ਵਰਤੈ ਵਰਤਾਰਾ ।
suhane saamaratakh jiau koorr sach varatai varataaraa |

Falsehood to truth is the same as dream to reality.

ਹਰਿਚੰਦਉਰੀ ਨਗਰ ਵਾਂਗੁ ਕੂੜੁ ਸਚੁ ਪਰਗਟੁ ਪਾਹਾਰਾ ।
harichandauree nagar vaang koorr sach paragatt paahaaraa |

The falsehood is like imaginary city in the sky whereas the truth is like manifest world.

ਨਦੀ ਪਛਾਵਾਂ ਮਾਣਸਾ ਸਿਰ ਤਲਵਾਇਆ ਅੰਬਰੁ ਤਾਰਾ ।
nadee pachhaavaan maanasaa sir talavaaeaa anbar taaraa |

Falsehood is like the shadow of men in the river, where the image of trees, stars is inverted.

ਧੂਅਰੁ ਧੁੰਧੂਕਾਰੁ ਹੋਇ ਤੁਲਿ ਨ ਘਣਹਰਿ ਵਰਸਣਹਾਰਾ ।
dhooar dhundhookaar hoe tul na ghanahar varasanahaaraa |

Smoke also creates mist but this darkness is not similar to the darkness caused by rain clouds.

ਸਾਉ ਨ ਸਿਮਰਣਿ ਸੰਕਰੈ ਦੀਪਕ ਬਾਝੁ ਨ ਮਿਟੈ ਅੰਧਾਰਾ ।
saau na simaran sankarai deepak baajh na mittai andhaaraa |

As remembrance of sugar does not bring forth the sweet taste, the darkness cannot be dispelled without lamp.

ਲੜੈ ਨ ਕਾਗਲਿ ਲਿਖਿਆ ਚਿਤੁ ਚਿਤੇਰੇ ਸੈ ਹਥੀਆਰਾ ।
larrai na kaagal likhiaa chit chitere sai hatheeaaraa |

The warrior can never fight adopting the weapons printed on paper.

ਸਚੁ ਕੂੜੁ ਕਰਤੂਤਿ ਵੀਚਾਰਾ ।੮।
sach koorr karatoot veechaaraa |8|

Such are the actions of the truth and the falsehood.

ਪਉੜੀ ੯
paurree 9

ਸਚੁ ਸਮਾਇਣੁ ਦੁਧ ਵਿਚਿ ਕੂੜ ਵਿਗਾੜੁ ਕਾਂਜੀ ਦੀ ਚੁਖੈ ।
sach samaaein dudh vich koorr vigaarr kaanjee dee chukhai |

The truth is the rennet in the milk whereas falsehood is like the spoiling vinegar.

ਸਚੁ ਭੋਜਨੁ ਮੁਹਿ ਖਾਵਣਾ ਇਕੁ ਦਾਣਾ ਨਕੈ ਵਲਿ ਦੁਖੈ ।
sach bhojan muhi khaavanaa ik daanaa nakai val dukhai |

The truth is like eating the food through mouth but the falsehood s painful as if a grain has gone into the nose.

ਫਲਹੁ ਰੁਖ ਰੁਖਹੁ ਸੁ ਫਲੁ ਅੰਤਿ ਕਾਲਿ ਖਉ ਲਾਖਹੁ ਰੁਖੈ ।
falahu rukh rukhahu su fal ant kaal khau laakhahu rukhai |

From fruit emerges tree and nom tree the fruit; but if shellac attacks the tree, the latter is destroyed (similarly falsehood decimates the individual).

ਸਉ ਵਰਿਆ ਅਗਿ ਰੁਖ ਵਿਚਿ ਭਸਮ ਕਰੈ ਅਗਿ ਬਿੰਦਕੁ ਧੁਖੈ ।
sau variaa ag rukh vich bhasam karai ag bindak dhukhai |

For hundreds of years, the fire remains latent in the tree, but enraged by a small spark, it destroys the ree (similarly the falsehood ever remaining in the mind, ultimately destroys the man).

ਸਚੁ ਦਾਰੂ ਕੂੜੁ ਰੋਗੁ ਹੈ ਵਿਣੁ ਗੁਰ ਵੈਦ ਵੇਦਨਿ ਮਨਮੁਖੈ ।
sach daaroo koorr rog hai vin gur vaid vedan manamukhai |

The truth is medicine whereas the falsehood is a disease which inflicts the manmukhs who are without physician in the form of Guru.

ਸਚੁ ਸਥੋਈ ਕੂੜ ਠਗੁ ਲਗੈ ਦੁਖੁ ਨ ਗੁਰਮੁਖਿ ਸੁਖੈ ।
sach sathoee koorr tthag lagai dukh na guramukh sukhai |

Truth is companion and the falsehood a cheat who cannot make the gurmukh suffer (because they ever abide in the pleasure of truth).

ਕੂੜੁ ਪਚੈ ਸਚੈ ਦੀ ਭੁਖੈ ।੯।
koorr pachai sachai dee bhukhai |9|

Falsehood perishes and the truth is ever desired.

ਪਉੜੀ ੧੦
paurree 10

ਕੂੜੁ ਕਪਟ ਹਥਿਆਰ ਜਿਉ ਸਚੁ ਰਖਵਾਲਾ ਸਿਲਹ ਸੰਜੋਆ ।
koorr kapatt hathiaar jiau sach rakhavaalaa silah sanjoaa |

Falsehood is a fake weapon whereas the truth is protector like an iron-armour.

ਕੂੜੁ ਵੈਰੀ ਨਿਤ ਜੋਹਦਾ ਸਚੁ ਸੁਮਿਤੁ ਹਿਮਾਇਤਿ ਹੋਆ ।
koorr vairee nit johadaa sach sumit himaaeit hoaa |

Like enemy, falsehood always lies in ambush but the truth, like a friend is ever ready to help and support.

ਸੂਰਵੀਰੁ ਵਰੀਆਮੁ ਸਚੁ ਕੂੜੁ ਕੁੜਾਵਾ ਕਰਦਾ ਢੋਆ ।
sooraveer vareeaam sach koorr kurraavaa karadaa dtoaa |

The truth is truly a brave warrior who meets the truthful ones whereas the Her meets Hers alone.

ਨਿਹਚਲੁ ਸਚੁ ਸੁਥਾਇ ਹੈ ਲਰਜੈ ਕੂੜੁ ਕੁਥਾਇ ਖੜੋਆ ।
nihachal sach suthaae hai larajai koorr kuthaae kharroaa |

At good places, the truth stands firmly but being in the wrong places, falsehood always shakes and trembles.

ਸਚਿ ਫੜਿ ਕੂੜੁ ਪਛਾੜਿਆ ਚਾਰਿ ਚਕ ਵੇਖਨ ਤ੍ਰੈ ਲੋਆ ।
sach farr koorr pachhaarriaa chaar chak vekhan trai loaa |

The four directions and the three worlds are witness (to the fact) that the truth catching hold of falsehood has thrashed it.

ਕੂੜੁ ਕਪਟੁ ਰੋਗੀ ਸਦਾ ਸਚੁ ਸਦਾ ਹੀ ਨਵਾਂ ਨਿਰੋਆ ।
koorr kapatt rogee sadaa sach sadaa hee navaan niroaa |

Deceptive falsehood is ever diseased and the truth is always hale and hearty.

ਸਚੁ ਸਚਾ ਕੂੜੁ ਕੂੜੁ ਵਿਖੋਆ ।੧੦।
sach sachaa koorr koorr vikhoaa |10|

The adopter of truth is ever known as truthful and the follower of falsehood is ever considered a Tier.

ਪਉੜੀ ੧੧
paurree 11

ਸਚੁ ਸੂਰਜੁ ਪਰਗਾਸੁ ਹੈ ਕੂੜਹੁ ਘੁਘੂ ਕੁਝੁ ਨ ਸੁਝੈ ।
sach sooraj paragaas hai koorrahu ghughoo kujh na sujhai |

The truth is sun-light and falsehood is owl which cannot see anything.

ਸਚ ਵਣਸਪਤਿ ਬੋਹੀਐ ਕੂੜਹੁ ਵਾਸ ਨ ਚੰਦਨ ਬੁਝੈ ।
sach vanasapat boheeai koorrahu vaas na chandan bujhai |

The fragrance of truth diffuses in the whole vegetation but falsehood in the form of bamboo does not identify sandal.

ਸਚਹੁ ਸਫਲ ਤਰੋਵਰਾ ਸਿੰਮਲੁ ਅਫਲੁ ਵਡਾਈ ਲੁਝੈ ।
sachahu safal tarovaraa sinmal afal vaddaaee lujhai |

Truth makes a fruitful tree where as the proud silk cotton tree being fruitless is ever anguished.

ਸਾਵਣਿ ਵਣ ਹਰੀਆਵਲੇ ਸੁਕੈ ਅਕੁ ਜਵਾਹਾਂ ਰੁਝੈ ।
saavan van hareeaavale sukai ak javaahaan rujhai |

In the month of silvan all the forests go green but akk, the wild plant of sandy region, and javds, the camel-thorn, remain dry.

ਮਾਣਕ ਮੋਤੀ ਮਾਨਸਰਿ ਸੰਖਿ ਨਿਸਖਣ ਹਸਤਨ ਦੁਝੈ ।
maanak motee maanasar sankh nisakhan hasatan dujhai |

Rubies and pearls are there in the Manasarovar but the conch being empty within is pressed by hands.

ਸਚੁ ਗੰਗੋਦਕੁ ਨਿਰਮਲਾ ਕੂੜਿ ਰਲੈ ਮਦ ਪਰਗਟੁ ਗੁਝੈ ।
sach gangodak niramalaa koorr ralai mad paragatt gujhai |

Truth is pure like the water of the Ganges but the wine of falsehood, even if hidden, makes its foul smell manifest.

ਸਚੁ ਸਚਾ ਕੂੜੁ ਕੂੜਹੁ ਖੁਜੈ ।੧੧।
sach sachaa koorr koorrahu khujai |11|

Truth is truthful and falsehood remains false.

ਪਉੜੀ ੧੨
paurree 12

ਸਚੁ ਕੂੜ ਦੁਇ ਝਾਗੜੂ ਝਗੜਾ ਕਰਦਾ ਚਉਤੈ ਆਇਆ ।
sach koorr due jhaagarroo jhagarraa karadaa chautai aaeaa |

Truth and falsehood had a tiff and quarrelling they came to the dias of justice.

ਅਗੇ ਸਚਾ ਸਚਿ ਨਿਆਇ ਆਪ ਹਜੂਰਿ ਦੋਵੈ ਝਗੜਾਇਆ ।
age sachaa sach niaae aap hajoor dovai jhagarraaeaa |

Dispenser of the true justice made them to debate their points there.

ਸਚੁ ਸਚਾ ਕੂੜਿ ਕੂੜਿਆਰੁ ਪੰਚਾ ਵਿਚਿਦੋ ਕਰਿ ਸਮਝਾਇਆ ।
sach sachaa koorr koorriaar panchaa vichido kar samajhaaeaa |

The wise mediators concluded that the truth is true and the falsehood Her.

ਸਚਿ ਜਿਤਾ ਕੂੜਿ ਹਾਰਿਆ ਕੂੜੁ ਕੂੜਾ ਕਰਿ ਸਹਰਿ ਫਿਰਾਇਆ ।
sach jitaa koorr haariaa koorr koorraa kar sahar firaaeaa |

The truth triumphed and the falsehood lost and being labeled untrue, was paraded in the whole city.

ਸਚਿਆਰੈ ਸਾਬਾਸਿ ਹੈ ਕੂੜਿਆਰੈ ਫਿਟੁ ਫਿਟੁ ਕਰਾਇਆ ।
sachiaarai saabaas hai koorriaarai fitt fitt karaaeaa |

The truthfull was applauded but the untrue incurred opprobrium.

ਸਚ ਲਹਣਾ ਕੂੜਿ ਦੇਵਣਾ ਖਤੁ ਸਤਾਗਲੁ ਲਿਖਿ ਦੇਵਾਇਆ ।
sach lahanaa koorr devanaa khat sataagal likh devaaeaa |

This was written on a piece of paper that the truth is creditory and the falsehood debtor.

ਆਪ ਠਗਾਇ ਨ ਠਗੀਐ ਠਗਣਹਾਰੈ ਆਪੁ ਠਗਾਇਆ ।
aap tthagaae na tthageeai tthaganahaarai aap tthagaaeaa |

He who allows himself to be cheated is never deceived and he who cheats others gets himself cheated.

ਵਿਰਲਾ ਸਚੁ ਵਿਹਾਝਣ ਆਇਆ ।੧੨।
viralaa sach vihaajhan aaeaa |12|

Any rare one is a buyer of truth.

ਪਉੜੀ ੧੩
paurree 13

ਕੂੜੁ ਸੁਤਾ ਸਚੁ ਜਾਗਦਾ ਸਚੁ ਸਾਹਿਬ ਦੇ ਮਨਿ ਭਾਇਆ ।
koorr sutaa sach jaagadaa sach saahib de man bhaaeaa |

Since the falsehood sleeps while the truth remains awake, the truth is loved by that Lord God.

ਸਚੁ ਸਚੈ ਕਰਿ ਪਾਹਰੂ ਸਚ ਭੰਡਾਰ ਉਤੇ ਬਹਿਲਾਇਆ ।
sach sachai kar paaharoo sach bhanddaar ute bahilaaeaa |

The true Lord has appointed truth as the watchman and has made it to sit at the store of truth.

ਸਚੁ ਆਗੂ ਆਨ੍ਹੇਰ ਕੂੜ ਉਝੜਿ ਦੂਜਾ ਭਾਉ ਚਲਾਇਆ ।
sach aagoo aanher koorr ujharr doojaa bhaau chalaaeaa |

The truth is the guide and the falsehood is the darkness which causes people to wander in the jungle of duality.

ਸਚੁ ਸਚੇ ਕਰਿ ਫਉਜਦਾਰੁ ਰਾਹੁ ਚਲਾਵਣੁ ਜੋਗੁ ਪਠਾਇਆ ।
sach sache kar faujadaar raahu chalaavan jog patthaaeaa |

Appointing truth as the commander, the true Lord has made it competent to take people along path of righteousness.

ਜਗ ਭਵਜਲੁ ਮਿਲਿ ਸਾਧਸੰਗਿ ਗੁਰ ਬੋਹਿਥੈ ਚਾੜ੍ਹਿ ਤਰਾਇਆ ।
jag bhavajal mil saadhasang gur bohithai chaarrh taraaeaa |

To get people across the world ocean, the truth as Guru, has taken the people across in the vessel as the holy congregation.

ਕਾਮੁ ਕ੍ਰੋਧੁ ਲੋਭੁ ਮੋਹੁ ਫੜਿ ਅਹੰਕਾਰੁ ਗਰਦਨਿ ਮਰਵਾਇਆ ।
kaam krodh lobh mohu farr ahankaar garadan maravaaeaa |

Lust, anger, greed, infatuation and ego have been killed by holding them from their necks.

ਪਾਰਿ ਪਏ ਗੁਰੁ ਪੂਰਾ ਪਾਇਆ ।੧੩।
paar pe gur pooraa paaeaa |13|

Those who have got the perfect Guru, have gone across (the world ocean).

ਪਉੜੀ ੧੪
paurree 14

ਲੂਣੁ ਸਾਹਿਬ ਦਾ ਖਾਇ ਕੈ ਰਣ ਅੰਦਰਿ ਲੜਿ ਮਰੈ ਸੁ ਜਾਪੈ ।
loon saahib daa khaae kai ran andar larr marai su jaapai |

True is he who is true to the salt of his master and dies fighting for him in the battelfield.

ਸਿਰ ਵਢੈ ਹਥੀਆਰੁ ਕਰਿ ਵਰੀਆਮਾ ਵਰਿਆਮੁ ਸਿਞਾਪੈ ।
sir vadtai hatheeaar kar vareeaamaa variaam siyaapai |

One who beheads the enemy with his weapon is known as brave among the warriors.

ਤਿਸੁ ਪਿਛੈ ਜੋ ਇਸਤਰੀ ਥਪਿ ਥੇਈ ਦੇ ਵਰੈ ਸਰਾਪੈ ।
tis pichhai jo isataree thap theee de varai saraapai |

His bereaved woman is established as sati capable of granting boons and curses.

ਪੋਤੈ ਪੁਤ ਵਡੀਰੀਅਨਿ ਪਰਵਾਰੈ ਸਾਧਾਰੁ ਪਰਾਪੈ ।
potai put vaddeereean paravaarai saadhaar paraapai |

Sons and grandsons are praised and the whole family becomes exalted.

ਵਖਤੈ ਉਪਰਿ ਲੜਿ ਮਰੈ ਅੰਮ੍ਰਿਤ ਵੇਲੈ ਸਬਦੁ ਅਲਾਪੈ ।
vakhatai upar larr marai amrit velai sabad alaapai |

One who dies fighting in the hour of peril and recites the Word in the ambrosial hour is known as the true warrior.

ਸਾਧਸੰਗਤਿ ਵਿਚਿ ਜਾਇ ਕੈ ਹਉਮੈ ਮਾਰਿ ਮਰੈ ਆਪੁ ਆਪੈ ।
saadhasangat vich jaae kai haumai maar marai aap aapai |

Going to the holy congregation and effacing his desires, he wipes out his ego.

ਲੜਿ ਮਰਣਾ ਤੈ ਸਤੀ ਹੋਣੁ ਗੁਰਮੁਖਿ ਪੰਤੁ ਪੂਰਣ ਪਰਤਾਪੈ ।
larr maranaa tai satee hon guramukh pant pooran parataapai |

Dying while fighting in battle and maintaining of the controle over the senses is the grand path of the gurmukhs.

ਸਚਿ ਸਿਦਕ ਸਚ ਪੀਰੁ ਪਛਾਪੈ ।੧੪।
sach sidak sach peer pachhaapai |14|

In whom you repose your full faith is known as the true Guru.

ਪਉੜੀ ੧੫
paurree 15

ਨਿਹਚਲੁ ਸਚਾ ਥੇਹੁ ਹੈ ਸਾਧਸੰਗੁ ਪੰਜੇ ਪਰਧਾਨਾ ।
nihachal sachaa thehu hai saadhasang panje paradhaanaa |

The city in the form of holy congregation is true and immovable because in it reside all the five chiefs (virtues).

ਸਤਿ ਸੰਤੋਖੁ ਦਇਆ ਧਰਮੁ ਅਰਥੁ ਸਮਰਥੁ ਸਭੋ ਬੰਧਾਨਾ ।
sat santokh deaa dharam arath samarath sabho bandhaanaa |

Truth, contentment, compassion, dharma and lucre are capable of all control.

ਗੁਰ ਉਪਦੇਸੁ ਕਮਾਵਣਾ ਗੁਰਮੁਖਿ ਨਾਮੁ ਦਾਨੁ ਇਸਨਾਨਾ ।
gur upades kamaavanaa guramukh naam daan isanaanaa |

Here, the gurmukhs practise the teachings of the Guru and observe meditation on ram, charity and ablution.

ਮਿਠਾ ਬੋਲਣੁ ਨਿਵਿ ਚਲਣੁ ਹਥਹੁ ਦੇਣ ਭਗਤਿ ਗੁਰ ਗਿਆਨਾ ।
mitthaa bolan niv chalan hathahu den bhagat gur giaanaa |

People speak sweet here, walk humbly, give away charities and attain knowledge through devotion to the Guru.

ਦੁਹੀ ਸਰਾਈ ਸੁਰਖ ਰੂ ਸਚੁ ਸਬਦੁ ਵਜੈ ਨੀਸਾਨਾ ।
duhee saraaee surakh roo sach sabad vajai neesaanaa |

They remain free from any anxiety in this world and the world hereafter, and for them, the drums of true

ਚਲਣੁ ਜਿੰਨ੍ਹੀ ਜਾਣਿਆ ਜਗ ਅੰਦਰਿ ਵਿਰਲੇ ਮਿਹਮਾਨਾ ।
chalan jinhee jaaniaa jag andar virale mihamaanaa |

Word are struck upon. Rare are the guests who have accepted the going away from this world, as true.

ਆਪ ਗਵਾਏ ਤਿਸੁ ਕੁਰਬਾਨਾ ।੧੫।
aap gavaae tis kurabaanaa |15|

I am sacrifice unto them who have eschewed their ego.

ਪਉੜੀ ੧੬
paurree 16

ਕੂੜ ਅਹੀਰਾਂ ਪਿੰਡੁ ਹੈ ਪੰਜ ਦੂਤ ਵਸਨਿ ਬੁਰਿਆਰਾ ।
koorr aheeraan pindd hai panj doot vasan buriaaraa |

Falsehood is-the village of robbers where reside the five evil legates.

ਕਾਮ ਕਰੋਧੁ ਵਿਰੋਧੁ ਨਿਤ ਲੋਭ ਮੋਹ ਧ੍ਰੋਹੁ ਅਹੰਕਾਰਾ ।
kaam karodh virodh nit lobh moh dhrohu ahankaaraa |

These couriers are lust, anger, disputation, greed, infatuation, treachery and ego.

ਖਿੰਜੋਤਾਣੁ ਅਸਾਧੁ ਸੰਗੁ ਵਰਤੈ ਪਾਪੈ ਦਾ ਵਰਤਾਰਾ ।
khinjotaan asaadh sang varatai paapai daa varataaraa |

In this village of wicked company pulls, pushes and sinful conduct always operate.

ਪਰ ਧਨ ਪਰ ਨਿੰਦਾ ਪਿਆਰੁ ਪਰ ਨਾਰੀ ਸਿਉ ਵਡੇ ਵਿਕਾਰਾ ।
par dhan par nindaa piaar par naaree siau vadde vikaaraa |

Attachment to the others' wealth, slander and woman always persist here

ਖਲੁਹਲੁ ਮੂਲਿ ਨ ਚੁਕਈ ਰਾਜ ਡੰਡੁ ਜਮ ਡੰਡੁ ਕਰਾਰਾ ।
khaluhal mool na chukee raaj ddandd jam ddandd karaaraa |

Confusions and commotions are ever there and people always undergo punishments of state as well as of death.

ਦੁਹੀ ਸਰਾਈ ਜਰਦ ਰੂ ਜੰਮਣ ਮਰਣ ਨਰਕਿ ਅਵਤਾਰਾ ।
duhee saraaee jarad roo jaman maran narak avataaraa |

The residents of this village are always shameful in both the worlds and go on transmigrating in the hell.

ਅਗੀ ਫਲ ਹੋਵਨਿ ਅੰਗਿਆਰਾ ।੧੬।
agee fal hovan angiaaraa |16|

The fruits of fire are the sparks only.

ਪਉੜੀ ੧੭
paurree 17

ਸਚੁ ਸਪੂਰਣ ਨਿਰਮਲਾ ਤਿਸੁ ਵਿਚਿ ਕੂੜੁ ਨ ਰਲਦਾ ਰਾਈ ।
sach sapooran niramalaa tis vich koorr na raladaa raaee |

The truth being perfectly pure, falsehood cannot mix in it as a piece of straw gone into the eye cannot be held there

ਅਖੀ ਕਤੁ ਨ ਸੰਜਰੈ ਤਿਣੁ ਅਉਖਾ ਦੁਖਿ ਰੈਣਿ ਵਿਹਾਈ ।
akhee kat na sanjarai tin aaukhaa dukh rain vihaaee |

And the whole night is spent in suffering.

ਭੋਜਣ ਅੰਦਰਿ ਮਖਿ ਜਿਉ ਹੋਇ ਦੁਕੁਧਾ ਫੇਰਿ ਕਢਾਈ ।
bhojan andar makh jiau hoe dukudhaa fer kadtaaee |

Fly in the meal also is vomited out (by body).

ਰੂਈ ਅੰਦਰਿ ਚਿਣਗ ਵਾਂਗ ਦਾਹਿ ਭਸਮੰਤੁ ਕਰੇ ਦੁਖਦਾਈ ।
rooee andar chinag vaang daeh bhasamant kare dukhadaaee |

One spark in a load of cotton creates trouble for it, and burning the whole lot converts it into ashes.

ਕਾਂਜੀ ਦੁਧੁ ਕੁਸੁਧ ਹੋਇ ਫਿਟੈ ਸਾਦਹੁ ਵੰਨਹੁ ਜਾਈ ।
kaanjee dudh kusudh hoe fittai saadahu vanahu jaaee |

Vineger in milk spoils its taste and makes it discoloured.

ਮਹੁਰਾ ਚੁਖਕੁ ਚਖਿਆ ਪਾਤਿਸਾਹਾ ਮਾਰੈ ਸਹਮਾਈ ।
mahuraa chukhak chakhiaa paatisaahaa maarai sahamaaee |

Even a little bit of poison tasted kills emperors instantly.

ਸਚਿ ਅੰਦਰਿ ਕਿਉ ਕੂੜੁ ਸਮਾਈ ।੧੭।
sach andar kiau koorr samaaee |17|

Then how can truth mix up in falsehood?

ਪਉੜੀ ੧੮
paurree 18

ਗੁਰਮੁਖਿ ਸਚੁ ਅਲਿਪਤੁ ਹੈ ਕੂੜਹੁ ਲੇਪੁ ਨ ਲਗੈ ਭਾਈ ।
guramukh sach alipat hai koorrahu lep na lagai bhaaee |

Truth in the form of gurmukh ever remains detached and the falsehood has no impact on it.

ਚੰਦਨ ਸਪੀਂ ਵੇੜਿਆ ਚੜ੍ਹੈ ਨ ਵਿਸੁ ਨ ਵਾਸੁ ਘਟਾਈ ।
chandan sapeen verriaa charrhai na vis na vaas ghattaaee |

Sandal wood tree is surrounded by snakes but neither the poison affects it nor its fragrance is lessened.

ਪਾਰਸੁ ਅੰਦਰਿ ਪਥਰਾਂ ਅਸਟ ਧਾਤੁ ਮਿਲਿ ਵਿਗੜਿ ਨ ਜਾਈ ।
paaras andar patharaan asatt dhaat mil vigarr na jaaee |

Amid the stones resides the philosopher's stone but even meeting the eight metals it does not get spoiled.

ਗੰਗ ਸੰਗਿ ਅਪਵਿਤ੍ਰ ਜਲੁ ਕਰਿ ਨ ਸਕੈ ਅਪਵਿਤ੍ਰ ਮਿਲਾਈ ।
gang sang apavitr jal kar na sakai apavitr milaaee |

Polluted water mixing into the Ganges cannot pollute it.

ਸਾਇਰ ਅਗਿ ਨ ਲਗਈ ਮੇਰੁ ਸੁਮੇਰੁ ਨ ਵਾਉ ਡੁਲਾਈ ।
saaeir ag na lagee mer sumer na vaau ddulaaee |

Seas are never burnt by fire and air cannot shake mountains.

ਬਾਣੁ ਨ ਧੁਰਿ ਅਸਮਾਣਿ ਜਾਇ ਵਾਹੇਂਦੜੁ ਪਿਛੈ ਪਛੁਤਾਈ ।
baan na dhur asamaan jaae vaahendarr pichhai pachhutaaee |

The arrow can never touch the sky and the shooter repents afterwards.

ਓੜਕਿ ਕੂੜੁ ਕੂੜੋ ਹੁਇ ਜਾਈ ।੧੮।
orrak koorr koorro hue jaaee |18|

The falshood ultimately is false.

ਪਉੜੀ ੧੯
paurree 19

ਸਚੁ ਸਚਾਵਾ ਮਾਣੁ ਹੈ ਕੂੜ ਕੂੜਾਵੀ ਮਣੀ ਮਨੂਰੀ ।
sach sachaavaa maan hai koorr koorraavee manee manooree |

The regards for truth are always genuine and falsehood is always identified as fake.

ਕੂੜੇ ਕੂੜੀ ਪਾਇ ਹੈ ਸਚੁ ਸਚਾਵੀ ਗੁਰਮਤਿ ਪੂਰੀ ।
koorre koorree paae hai sach sachaavee guramat pooree |

Respect of the falsehood is also artificial but the wisdom of Guru given to truth is perfect one.

ਕੂੜੈ ਕੂੜਾ ਜੋਰਿ ਹੈ ਸਚਿ ਸਤਾਣੀ ਗਰਬ ਗਰੂਰੀ ।
koorrai koorraa jor hai sach sataanee garab garooree |

The power of a Tier is also counterfeit and even the pious ego of truth is deep and full of gravity.

ਕੂੜੁ ਨ ਦਰਗਹ ਮੰਨੀਐ ਸਚੁ ਸੁਹਾਵਾ ਸਦਾ ਹਜੂਰੀ ।
koorr na daragah maneeai sach suhaavaa sadaa hajooree |

Falsehood is not recognised in the court of the Lord whereas truth always adorns His court.

ਸੁਕਰਾਨਾ ਹੈ ਸਚੁ ਘਰਿ ਕੂੜੁ ਕੁਫਰ ਘਰਿ ਨਾ ਸਾਬੂਰੀ ।
sukaraanaa hai sach ghar koorr kufar ghar naa saabooree |

In the home of truth, there is always a sense of gratefulness but falsehood never feels contented.

ਹਸਤਿ ਚਾਲ ਹੈ ਸਚ ਦੀ ਕੂੜਿ ਕੁਢੰਗੀ ਚਾਲ ਭੇਡੂਰੀ ।
hasat chaal hai sach dee koorr kudtangee chaal bheddooree |

The gait of truth is like that of elephant whereas falsehood moves clumsily like sheep.

ਮੂਲੀ ਪਾਨ ਡਿਕਾਰ ਜਿਉ ਮੂਲਿ ਨ ਤੁਲਿ ਲਸਣੁ ਕਸਤੂਰੀ ।
moolee paan ddikaar jiau mool na tul lasan kasatooree |

The value of musk and garlic cannot be kept at par and same is the case of the eructation of radish and betel.

ਬੀਜੈ ਵਿਸੁ ਨ ਖਾਵੈ ਚੂਰੀ ।੧੯।
beejai vis na khaavai chooree |19|

He who sows poison cannot eat delicious meal made with crushed bread mixed with butter and sugar (chart).

ਪਉੜੀ ੨੦
paurree 20

ਸਚੁ ਸੁਭਾਉ ਮਜੀਠ ਦਾ ਸਹੈ ਅਵਟਣ ਰੰਗੁ ਚੜ੍ਹਾਏ ।
sach subhaau majeetth daa sahai avattan rang charrhaae |

The nature of truth is like madder which itself bears the heat of boiling but makes the dye fast.

ਸਣ ਜਿਉ ਕੂੜੁ ਸੁਭਾਉ ਹੈ ਖਲ ਕਢਾਇ ਵਟਾਇ ਬਨਾਏ ।
san jiau koorr subhaau hai khal kadtaae vattaae banaae |

The nature of falsehood is like that of jute whose skin is peeled off and then twisting it, its ropes are prepared.

ਚੰਨਣ ਪਰਉਪਕਾਰੁ ਕਰਿ ਅਫਲ ਸਫਲ ਵਿਚਿ ਵਾਸੁ ਵਸਾਏ ।
chanan praupakaar kar afal safal vich vaas vasaae |

Sandal being benevolent makes all the trees, be they with or without fruits, fragrant.

ਵਡਾ ਵਿਕਾਰੀ ਵਾਂਸੁ ਹੈ ਹਉਮੈ ਜਲੈ ਗਵਾਂਢੁ ਜਲਾਏ ।
vaddaa vikaaree vaans hai haumai jalai gavaandt jalaae |

Bamboo being full of evil, bums in its own ego and at the out break of fire, bums its other neighbourly trees also.

ਜਾਣ ਅਮਿਓ ਰਸੁ ਕਾਲਕੂਟੁ ਖਾਧੈ ਮਰੈ ਮੁਏ ਜੀਵਾਏ ।
jaan amio ras kaalakoott khaadhai marai mue jeevaae |

The nectar makes the dead alive and deadly poison kills the living.

ਦਰਗਹ ਸਚੁ ਕਬੂਲੁ ਹੈ ਕੂੜਹੁ ਦਰਗਹ ਮਿਲੈ ਸਜਾਏ ।
daragah sach kabool hai koorrahu daragah milai sajaae |

Truth is accepted in the court of the Lord, but, the falshood is punished in the same court.

ਜੋ ਬੀਜੈ ਸੋਈ ਫਲੁ ਖਾਏ ।੨੦।੩੦। ਤੀਹ ।
jo beejai soee fal khaae |20|30| teeh |

One reaps what one sows.


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