One who becomes Gurmukh understands.
He rids himself of egotism, Maya and doubt.
He ascends the sublime, exalted ladder of the Guru, and he sings the Glorious Praises of the Lord at His True Door. ||7||
The Gurmukh practices true self-control, and acts in excellence.
The Gurmukh obtains the gate of salvation.
Through loving devotion, he remains forever imbued with the Lord's Love; eradicating self-conceit, he merges in the Lord. ||8||
One who becomes Gurmukh examines his own mind, and instructs others.
He is lovingly attuned to the True Name forever.
They act in harmony with the Mind of the True Lord. ||9||
As it pleases His Will, He unites us with the True Guru.
As it pleases His Will, He comes to dwell within the mind.
As it pleases His Will, He imbues us with His Love; as it pleases His Will, He comes to dwell in the mind. ||10||
Those who act stubborn-mindedly are destroyed.
Wearing all sorts of religious robes, they do not please the Lord.
Tinged by corruption, they earn only pain; they are immersed in pain. ||11||
One who becomes Gurmukh earns peace.
He comes to understand death and birth.
One who looks alike upon death and birth, is pleasing to my God. ||12||
The Gurmukh, while remaining dead, is respected and approved.
He realizes that coming and going are according to God's Will.
He does not die, he is not reborn, and he does not suffer in pain; his mind merges in the Mind of God. ||13||
Very fortunate are those who find the True Guru.
They eradicate egotism and attachment from within.
Their minds are immaculate, and they are never again stained with filth. They are honored at the Door of the True Court. ||14||
He Himself acts, and inspires all to act.
He Himself watches over all; He establishes and disestablishes.
The service of the Gurmukh is pleasing to my God; one who listens to the Truth is approved. ||15||
The Gurmukh practices Truth, and only Truth.
The Gurmukh is immaculate; no filth attaches to him.
O Nanak, those who contemplate the Naam are imbued with it. They merge in the Naam, the Name of the Lord. ||16||1||15||
Maaroo, Third Mehl:
He Himself fashioned the Universe, through the Hukam of His Command.
He Himself establishes and disestablishes, and embellishes with grace.
The True Lord Himself administers all justice; through Truth, we merge in the True Lord. ||1||
The body takes the form of a fortress.
Emotional attachment to Maya has expanded throughout its expanse.
Without the Word of the Shabad, the body is reduced to a pile of ashes; in the end, dust mingles with dust. ||2||
The body is the infinite fortress of gold;
it is permeated by the Infinite Word of the Shabad.
The Gurmukh sings the Glorious Praises of the True Lord forever; meeting his Beloved, he finds peace. ||3||
The body is the temple of the Lord; the Lord Himself embellishes it.
The Dear Lord dwells within it.
Through the Word of the Guru's Shabad, the merchants trade, and in His Grace, the Lord merges them with Himself. ||4||
He alone is pure, who eradicates anger.
He realizes the Shabad, and reforms himself.
The Creator Himself acts, and inspires all to act; He Himself abides in the mind. ||5||
Pure and unique is devotional worship.
The mind and body are washed clean, contemplating the Shabad.