Sri Guru Granth Sahib

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ਹਉਮੈ ਬੰਧਨ ਬੰਧਿ ਭਵਾਵੈ ॥
haumai bandhan bandh bhavaavai |

Egotism binds people in bondage, and causes them to wander around lost.

ਨਾਨਕ ਰਾਮ ਭਗਤਿ ਸੁਖੁ ਪਾਵੈ ॥੮॥੧੩॥
naanak raam bhagat sukh paavai |8|13|

O Nanak, peace is obtained through devotional worship of the Lord. ||8||13||

ਗਉੜੀ ਮਹਲਾ ੧ ॥
gaurree mahalaa 1 |

Gauree, First Mehl:

ਪ੍ਰਥਮੇ ਬ੍ਰਹਮਾ ਕਾਲੈ ਘਰਿ ਆਇਆ ॥
prathame brahamaa kaalai ghar aaeaa |

First, Brahma entered the house of Death.

ਬ੍ਰਹਮ ਕਮਲੁ ਪਇਆਲਿ ਨ ਪਾਇਆ ॥
braham kamal peaal na paaeaa |

Brahma entered the lotus, and searched the nether regions, but he did not find the end of it.

ਆਗਿਆ ਨਹੀ ਲੀਨੀ ਭਰਮਿ ਭੁਲਾਇਆ ॥੧॥
aagiaa nahee leenee bharam bhulaaeaa |1|

He did not accept the Lord's Order - he was deluded by doubt. ||1||

ਜੋ ਉਪਜੈ ਸੋ ਕਾਲਿ ਸੰਘਾਰਿਆ ॥
jo upajai so kaal sanghaariaa |

Whoever is created, shall be destroyed by Death.

ਹਮ ਹਰਿ ਰਾਖੇ ਗੁਰਸਬਦੁ ਬੀਚਾਰਿਆ ॥੧॥ ਰਹਾਉ ॥
ham har raakhe gurasabad beechaariaa |1| rahaau |

But I am protected by the Lord; I contemplate the Word of the Guru's Shabad. ||1||Pause||

ਮਾਇਆ ਮੋਹੇ ਦੇਵੀ ਸਭਿ ਦੇਵਾ ॥
maaeaa mohe devee sabh devaa |

All the gods and goddesses are enticed by Maya.

ਕਾਲੁ ਨ ਛੋਡੈ ਬਿਨੁ ਗੁਰ ਕੀ ਸੇਵਾ ॥
kaal na chhoddai bin gur kee sevaa |

Death cannot be avoided, without serving the Guru.

ਓਹੁ ਅਬਿਨਾਸੀ ਅਲਖ ਅਭੇਵਾ ॥੨॥
ohu abinaasee alakh abhevaa |2|

That Lord is Imperishable, Invisible and Inscrutable. ||2||

ਸੁਲਤਾਨ ਖਾਨ ਬਾਦਿਸਾਹ ਨਹੀ ਰਹਨਾ ॥
sulataan khaan baadisaah nahee rahanaa |

The sultans, emperors and kings shall not remain.

ਨਾਮਹੁ ਭੂਲੈ ਜਮ ਕਾ ਦੁਖੁ ਸਹਨਾ ॥
naamahu bhoolai jam kaa dukh sahanaa |

Forgetting the Name, they shall endure the pain of death.

ਮੈ ਧਰ ਨਾਮੁ ਜਿਉ ਰਾਖਹੁ ਰਹਨਾ ॥੩॥
mai dhar naam jiau raakhahu rahanaa |3|

My only Support is the Naam, the Name of the Lord; as He keeps me, I survive. ||3||

ਚਉਧਰੀ ਰਾਜੇ ਨਹੀ ਕਿਸੈ ਮੁਕਾਮੁ ॥
chaudharee raaje nahee kisai mukaam |

The leaders and kings shall not remain.

ਸਾਹ ਮਰਹਿ ਸੰਚਹਿ ਮਾਇਆ ਦਾਮ ॥
saah mareh sancheh maaeaa daam |

The bankers shall die, after accumulating their wealth and money.

ਮੈ ਧਨੁ ਦੀਜੈ ਹਰਿ ਅੰਮ੍ਰਿਤ ਨਾਮੁ ॥੪॥
mai dhan deejai har amrit naam |4|

Grant me, O Lord, the wealth of Your Ambrosial Naam. ||4||

ਰਯਤਿ ਮਹਰ ਮੁਕਦਮ ਸਿਕਦਾਰੈ ॥
rayat mahar mukadam sikadaarai |

The people, rulers, leaders and chiefs

ਨਿਹਚਲੁ ਕੋਇ ਨ ਦਿਸੈ ਸੰਸਾਰੈ ॥
nihachal koe na disai sansaarai |

none of them shall be able to remain in the world.

ਅਫਰਿਉ ਕਾਲੁ ਕੂੜੁ ਸਿਰਿ ਮਾਰੈ ॥੫॥
afariau kaal koorr sir maarai |5|

Death is inevitable; it strikes the heads of the false. ||5||

ਨਿਹਚਲੁ ਏਕੁ ਸਚਾ ਸਚੁ ਸੋਈ ॥
nihachal ek sachaa sach soee |

Only the One Lord, the Truest of the True, is permanent.

ਜਿਨਿ ਕਰਿ ਸਾਜੀ ਤਿਨਹਿ ਸਭ ਗੋਈ ॥
jin kar saajee tineh sabh goee |

He who created and fashioned everything, shall destroy it.

ਓਹੁ ਗੁਰਮੁਖਿ ਜਾਪੈ ਤਾਂ ਪਤਿ ਹੋਈ ॥੬॥
ohu guramukh jaapai taan pat hoee |6|

One who becomes Gurmukh and meditates on the Lord is honored. ||6||

ਕਾਜੀ ਸੇਖ ਭੇਖ ਫਕੀਰਾ ॥
kaajee sekh bhekh fakeeraa |

The Qazis, Shaykhs and Fakeers in religious robes

ਵਡੇ ਕਹਾਵਹਿ ਹਉਮੈ ਤਨਿ ਪੀਰਾ ॥
vadde kahaaveh haumai tan peeraa |

call themselves great; but through their egotism, their bodies are suffering in pain.

ਕਾਲੁ ਨ ਛੋਡੈ ਬਿਨੁ ਸਤਿਗੁਰ ਕੀ ਧੀਰਾ ॥੭॥
kaal na chhoddai bin satigur kee dheeraa |7|

Death does not spare them, without the Support of the True Guru. ||7||

ਕਾਲੁ ਜਾਲੁ ਜਿਹਵਾ ਅਰੁ ਨੈਣੀ ॥
kaal jaal jihavaa ar nainee |

The trap of Death is hanging over their tongues and eyes.

ਕਾਨੀ ਕਾਲੁ ਸੁਣੈ ਬਿਖੁ ਬੈਣੀ ॥
kaanee kaal sunai bikh bainee |

Death is over their ears, when they hear talk of evil.

ਬਿਨੁ ਸਬਦੈ ਮੂਠੇ ਦਿਨੁ ਰੈਣੀ ॥੮॥
bin sabadai mootthe din rainee |8|

Without the Shabad, they are plundered, day and night. ||8||

ਹਿਰਦੈ ਸਾਚੁ ਵਸੈ ਹਰਿ ਨਾਇ ॥
hiradai saach vasai har naae |

Death cannot touch those whose hearts are filled with the True Name of the Lord,

ਕਾਲੁ ਨ ਜੋਹਿ ਸਕੈ ਗੁਣ ਗਾਇ ॥
kaal na johi sakai gun gaae |

And who sing the Glories of God.

ਨਾਨਕ ਗੁਰਮੁਖਿ ਸਬਦਿ ਸਮਾਇ ॥੯॥੧੪॥
naanak guramukh sabad samaae |9|14|

O Nanak, the Gurmukh is absorbed in the Word of the Shabad. ||9||14||

ਗਉੜੀ ਮਹਲਾ ੧ ॥
gaurree mahalaa 1 |

Gauree, First Mehl:

ਬੋਲਹਿ ਸਾਚੁ ਮਿਥਿਆ ਨਹੀ ਰਾਈ ॥
boleh saach mithiaa nahee raaee |

They speak the Truth - not an iota of falsehood.

ਚਾਲਹਿ ਗੁਰਮੁਖਿ ਹੁਕਮਿ ਰਜਾਈ ॥
chaaleh guramukh hukam rajaaee |

The Gurmukhs walk in the Way of the Lord's Command.

ਰਹਹਿ ਅਤੀਤ ਸਚੇ ਸਰਣਾਈ ॥੧॥
raheh ateet sache saranaaee |1|

They remain unattached, in the Sanctuary of the True Lord. ||1||

ਸਚ ਘਰਿ ਬੈਸੈ ਕਾਲੁ ਨ ਜੋਹੈ ॥
sach ghar baisai kaal na johai |

They dwell in their true home, and Death does not touch them.

ਮਨਮੁਖ ਕਉ ਆਵਤ ਜਾਵਤ ਦੁਖੁ ਮੋਹੈ ॥੧॥ ਰਹਾਉ ॥
manamukh kau aavat jaavat dukh mohai |1| rahaau |

The self-willed manmukhs come and go, in the pain of emotional attachment. ||1||Pause||

ਅਪਿਉ ਪੀਅਉ ਅਕਥੁ ਕਥਿ ਰਹੀਐ ॥
apiau peeo akath kath raheeai |

So, drink deeply of this Nectar, and speak the Unspoken Speech.

ਨਿਜ ਘਰਿ ਬੈਸਿ ਸਹਜ ਘਰੁ ਲਹੀਐ ॥
nij ghar bais sahaj ghar laheeai |

Dwelling in the home of your own being within, you shall find the home of intuitive peace.

ਹਰਿ ਰਸਿ ਮਾਤੇ ਇਹੁ ਸੁਖੁ ਕਹੀਐ ॥੨॥
har ras maate ihu sukh kaheeai |2|

One who is imbued with the Lord's sublime essence, is said to experience this peace. ||2||

ਗੁਰਮਤਿ ਚਾਲ ਨਿਹਚਲ ਨਹੀ ਡੋਲੈ ॥
guramat chaal nihachal nahee ddolai |

Following the Guru's Teachings, one becomes perfectly stable, and never wavers.

ਗੁਰਮਤਿ ਸਾਚਿ ਸਹਜਿ ਹਰਿ ਬੋਲੈ ॥
guramat saach sahaj har bolai |

Following the Guru's Teachings, one intuitively chants the Name of the True Lord.

ਪੀਵੈ ਅੰਮ੍ਰਿਤੁ ਤਤੁ ਵਿਰੋਲੈ ॥੩॥
peevai amrit tat virolai |3|

Drinking in this Ambrosial Nectar, and churning it, the essential reality is discerned. ||3||

ਸਤਿਗੁਰੁ ਦੇਖਿਆ ਦੀਖਿਆ ਲੀਨੀ ॥
satigur dekhiaa deekhiaa leenee |

Beholding the True Guru, I have received His Teachings.

ਮਨੁ ਤਨੁ ਅਰਪਿਓ ਅੰਤਰ ਗਤਿ ਕੀਨੀ ॥
man tan arapio antar gat keenee |

I have offered my mind and body, after searching deep within my own being.

ਗਤਿ ਮਿਤਿ ਪਾਈ ਆਤਮੁ ਚੀਨੀ ॥੪॥
gat mit paaee aatam cheenee |4|

I have come to realize the value of understanding my own soul. ||4||

ਭੋਜਨੁ ਨਾਮੁ ਨਿਰੰਜਨ ਸਾਰੁ ॥
bhojan naam niranjan saar |

The Naam, the Name of the Immaculate Lord, is the most excellent and sublime food.

ਪਰਮ ਹੰਸੁ ਸਚੁ ਜੋਤਿ ਅਪਾਰ ॥
param hans sach jot apaar |

The pure swan-souls see the True Light of the Infinite Lord.

ਜਹ ਦੇਖਉ ਤਹ ਏਕੰਕਾਰੁ ॥੫॥
jah dekhau tah ekankaar |5|

Wherever I look, I see the One and Only Lord. ||5||

ਰਹੈ ਨਿਰਾਲਮੁ ਏਕਾ ਸਚੁ ਕਰਣੀ ॥
rahai niraalam ekaa sach karanee |

One who remains pure and unblemished and practices only true deeds,

ਪਰਮ ਪਦੁ ਪਾਇਆ ਸੇਵਾ ਗੁਰ ਚਰਣੀ ॥
param pad paaeaa sevaa gur charanee |

obtains the supreme status, serving at the Guru's Feet.

ਮਨ ਤੇ ਮਨੁ ਮਾਨਿਆ ਚੂਕੀ ਅਹੰ ਭ੍ਰਮਣੀ ॥੬॥
man te man maaniaa chookee ahan bhramanee |6|

The mind is reconciliated with the mind, and the ego's wandering ways come to an end. ||6||

ਇਨ ਬਿਧਿ ਕਉਣੁ ਕਉਣੁ ਨਹੀ ਤਾਰਿਆ ॥
ein bidh kaun kaun nahee taariaa |

In this way, who - who has not been saved?

ਹਰਿ ਜਸਿ ਸੰਤ ਭਗਤ ਨਿਸਤਾਰਿਆ ॥
har jas sant bhagat nisataariaa |

The Lord's Praises have saved His Saints and devotees.


Index (1 - 1430)
Jap Page: 1 - 8
So Dar Page: 8 - 10
So Purakh Page: 10 - 12
Sohila Page: 12 - 13
Siree Raag Page: 14 - 93
Raag Maajh Page: 94 - 150
Raag Gauree Page: 151 - 346
Raag Aasaa Page: 347 - 488
Raag Gujri Page: 489 - 526
Raag Dayv Gandhaaree Page: 527 - 536
Raag Bihaagraa Page: 537 - 556
Raag Vadhans Page: 557 - 594
Raag Sorath Page: 595 - 659
Raag Dhanaasree Page: 660 - 695
Raag Jaithsree Page: 696 - 710
Raag Todee Page: 711 - 718
Raag Bairaaree Page: 719 - 720
Raag Tilang Page: 721 - 727
Raag Soohee Page: 728 - 794
Raag Bilaaval Page: 795 - 858
Raag Gond Page: 859 - 875
Raag Raamkalee Page: 876 - 974
Raag Nat Naaraayan Page: 975 - 983
Raag Maalee Gauraa Page: 984 - 988
Raag Maaroo Page: 989 - 1106
Raag Tukhaari Page: 1107 - 1117
Raag Kaydaaraa Page: 1118 - 1124
Raag Bhairao Page: 1125 - 1167
Raag Basant Page: 1168 - 1196
Raag Saarang Page: 1197 - 1253
Raag Malaar Page: 1254 - 1293
Raag Kaanraa Page: 1294 - 1318
Raag Kalyaan Page: 1319 - 1326
Raag Prabhaatee Page: 1327 - 1351
Raag Jaijaavantee Page: 1352 - 1359
Salok Sehshkritee Page: 1353 - 1360
Gaathaa Fifth Mehl Page: 1360 - 1361
Phunhay Fifth Mehl Page: 1361 - 1663
Chaubolas Fifth Mehl Page: 1363 - 1364
Salok Kabeer Jee Page: 1364 - 1377
Salok Fareed Jee Page: 1377 - 1385
Svaiyay Sri Mukhbak Mehl 5 Page: 1385 - 1389
Svaiyay First Mehl Page: 1389 - 1390
Svaiyay Second Mehl Page: 1391 - 1392
Svaiyay Third Mehl Page: 1392 - 1396
Svaiyay Fourth Mehl Page: 1396 - 1406
Svaiyay Fifth Mehl Page: 1406 - 1409
Salok Vaaran Thay Vadheek Page: 1410 - 1426
Salok Ninth Mehl Page: 1426 - 1429
Mundhaavanee Fifth Mehl Page: 1429 - 1429
Raagmala Page: 1430 - 1430
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