Sri Guru Granth Sahib

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ਸੋ ਕਿਉ ਬਿਸਰੈ ਜਿਨਿ ਸਭੁ ਕਿਛੁ ਦੀਆ ॥
so kiau bisarai jin sabh kichh deea |

Why forget Him, who has given us everything?

ਸੋ ਕਿਉ ਬਿਸਰੈ ਜਿ ਜੀਵਨ ਜੀਆ ॥
so kiau bisarai ji jeevan jeea |

Why forget Him, who is the Life of the living beings?

ਸੋ ਕਿਉ ਬਿਸਰੈ ਜਿ ਅਗਨਿ ਮਹਿ ਰਾਖੈ ॥
so kiau bisarai ji agan meh raakhai |

Why forget Him, who preserves us in the fire of the womb?

ਗੁਰਪ੍ਰਸਾਦਿ ਕੋ ਬਿਰਲਾ ਲਾਖੈ ॥
guraprasaad ko biralaa laakhai |

By Guru's Grace, rare is the one who realizes this.

ਸੋ ਕਿਉ ਬਿਸਰੈ ਜਿ ਬਿਖੁ ਤੇ ਕਾਢੈ ॥
so kiau bisarai ji bikh te kaadtai |

Why forget Him, who lifts us up out of corruption?

ਜਨਮ ਜਨਮ ਕਾ ਟੂਟਾ ਗਾਢੈ ॥
janam janam kaa ttoottaa gaadtai |

Those separated from Him for countless lifetimes, are re-united with Him once again.

ਗੁਰਿ ਪੂਰੈ ਤਤੁ ਇਹੈ ਬੁਝਾਇਆ ॥
gur poorai tat ihai bujhaaeaa |

Through the Perfect Guru, this essential reality is understood.

ਪ੍ਰਭੁ ਅਪਨਾ ਨਾਨਕ ਜਨ ਧਿਆਇਆ ॥੪॥
prabh apanaa naanak jan dhiaaeaa |4|

O Nanak, God's humble servants meditate on Him. ||4||

ਸਾਜਨ ਸੰਤ ਕਰਹੁ ਇਹੁ ਕਾਮੁ ॥
saajan sant karahu ihu kaam |

O friends, O Saints, make this your work.

ਆਨ ਤਿਆਗਿ ਜਪਹੁ ਹਰਿ ਨਾਮੁ ॥
aan tiaag japahu har naam |

Renounce everything else, and chant the Name of the Lord.

ਸਿਮਰਿ ਸਿਮਰਿ ਸਿਮਰਿ ਸੁਖ ਪਾਵਹੁ ॥
simar simar simar sukh paavahu |

Meditate, meditate, meditate in remembrance of Him, and find peace.

ਆਪਿ ਜਪਹੁ ਅਵਰਹ ਨਾਮੁ ਜਪਾਵਹੁ ॥
aap japahu avarah naam japaavahu |

Chant the Naam yourself, and inspire others to chant it.

ਭਗਤਿ ਭਾਇ ਤਰੀਐ ਸੰਸਾਰੁ ॥
bhagat bhaae tareeai sansaar |

By loving devotional worship, you shall cross over the world-ocean.

ਬਿਨੁ ਭਗਤੀ ਤਨੁ ਹੋਸੀ ਛਾਰੁ ॥
bin bhagatee tan hosee chhaar |

Without devotional meditation, the body will be just ashes.

ਸਰਬ ਕਲਿਆਣ ਸੂਖ ਨਿਧਿ ਨਾਮੁ ॥
sarab kaliaan sookh nidh naam |

All joys and comforts are in the treasure of the Naam.

ਬੂਡਤ ਜਾਤ ਪਾਏ ਬਿਸ੍ਰਾਮੁ ॥
booddat jaat paae bisraam |

Even the drowning can reach the place of rest and safety.

ਸਗਲ ਦੂਖ ਕਾ ਹੋਵਤ ਨਾਸੁ ॥
sagal dookh kaa hovat naas |

All sorrows shall vanish.

ਨਾਨਕ ਨਾਮੁ ਜਪਹੁ ਗੁਨਤਾਸੁ ॥੫॥
naanak naam japahu gunataas |5|

O Nanak, chant the Naam, the treasure of excellence. ||5||

ਉਪਜੀ ਪ੍ਰੀਤਿ ਪ੍ਰੇਮ ਰਸੁ ਚਾਉ ॥
aupajee preet prem ras chaau |

Love and affection, and the taste of yearning, have welled up within;

ਮਨ ਤਨ ਅੰਤਰਿ ਇਹੀ ਸੁਆਉ ॥
man tan antar ihee suaau |

within my mind and body, this is my purpose:

ਨੇਤ੍ਰਹੁ ਪੇਖਿ ਦਰਸੁ ਸੁਖੁ ਹੋਇ ॥
netrahu pekh daras sukh hoe |

beholding with my eyes His Blessed Vision, I am at peace.

ਮਨੁ ਬਿਗਸੈ ਸਾਧ ਚਰਨ ਧੋਇ ॥
man bigasai saadh charan dhoe |

My mind blossoms forth in ecstasy, washing the feet of the Holy.

ਭਗਤ ਜਨਾ ਕੈ ਮਨਿ ਤਨਿ ਰੰਗੁ ॥
bhagat janaa kai man tan rang |

The minds and bodies of His devotees are infused with His Love.

ਬਿਰਲਾ ਕੋਊ ਪਾਵੈ ਸੰਗੁ ॥
biralaa koaoo paavai sang |

Rare is the one who obtains their company.

ਏਕ ਬਸਤੁ ਦੀਜੈ ਕਰਿ ਮਇਆ ॥
ek basat deejai kar meaa |

Show Your mercy - please, grant me this one request:

ਗੁਰਪ੍ਰਸਾਦਿ ਨਾਮੁ ਜਪਿ ਲਇਆ ॥
guraprasaad naam jap leaa |

by Guru's Grace, may I chant the Naam.

ਤਾ ਕੀ ਉਪਮਾ ਕਹੀ ਨ ਜਾਇ ॥
taa kee upamaa kahee na jaae |

His Praises cannot be spoken;

ਨਾਨਕ ਰਹਿਆ ਸਰਬ ਸਮਾਇ ॥੬॥
naanak rahiaa sarab samaae |6|

O Nanak, He is contained among all. ||6||

ਪ੍ਰਭ ਬਖਸੰਦ ਦੀਨ ਦਇਆਲ ॥
prabh bakhasand deen deaal |

God, the Forgiving Lord, is kind to the poor.

ਭਗਤਿ ਵਛਲ ਸਦਾ ਕਿਰਪਾਲ ॥
bhagat vachhal sadaa kirapaal |

He loves His devotees, and He is always merciful to them.

ਅਨਾਥ ਨਾਥ ਗੋਬਿੰਦ ਗੁਪਾਲ ॥
anaath naath gobind gupaal |

The Patron of the patronless, the Lord of the Universe, the Sustainer of the world,

ਸਰਬ ਘਟਾ ਕਰਤ ਪ੍ਰਤਿਪਾਲ ॥
sarab ghattaa karat pratipaal |

the Nourisher of all beings.

ਆਦਿ ਪੁਰਖ ਕਾਰਣ ਕਰਤਾਰ ॥
aad purakh kaaran karataar |

The Primal Being, the Creator of the Creation.

ਭਗਤ ਜਨਾ ਕੇ ਪ੍ਰਾਨ ਅਧਾਰ ॥
bhagat janaa ke praan adhaar |

The Support of the breath of life of His devotees.

ਜੋ ਜੋ ਜਪੈ ਸੁ ਹੋਇ ਪੁਨੀਤ ॥
jo jo japai su hoe puneet |

Whoever meditates on Him is sanctified,

ਭਗਤਿ ਭਾਇ ਲਾਵੈ ਮਨ ਹੀਤ ॥
bhagat bhaae laavai man heet |

focusing the mind in loving devotional worship.

ਹਮ ਨਿਰਗੁਨੀਆਰ ਨੀਚ ਅਜਾਨ ॥
ham niraguneeaar neech ajaan |

I am unworthy, lowly and ignorant.

ਨਾਨਕ ਤੁਮਰੀ ਸਰਨਿ ਪੁਰਖ ਭਗਵਾਨ ॥੭॥
naanak tumaree saran purakh bhagavaan |7|

Nanak has entered Your Sanctuary, O Supreme Lord God. ||7||

ਸਰਬ ਬੈਕੁੰਠ ਮੁਕਤਿ ਮੋਖ ਪਾਏ ॥
sarab baikuntth mukat mokh paae |

Everything is obtained: the heavens, liberation and deliverance,

ਏਕ ਨਿਮਖ ਹਰਿ ਕੇ ਗੁਨ ਗਾਏ ॥
ek nimakh har ke gun gaae |

if one sings the Lord's Glories, even for an instant.

ਅਨਿਕ ਰਾਜ ਭੋਗ ਬਡਿਆਈ ॥
anik raaj bhog baddiaaee |

So many realms of power, pleasures and great glories,

ਹਰਿ ਕੇ ਨਾਮ ਕੀ ਕਥਾ ਮਨਿ ਭਾਈ ॥
har ke naam kee kathaa man bhaaee |

come to one whose mind is pleased with the Sermon of the Lord's Name.

ਬਹੁ ਭੋਜਨ ਕਾਪਰ ਸੰਗੀਤ ॥
bahu bhojan kaapar sangeet |

Abundant foods, clothes and music

ਰਸਨਾ ਜਪਤੀ ਹਰਿ ਹਰਿ ਨੀਤ ॥
rasanaa japatee har har neet |

come to one whose tongue continually chants the Lord's Name, Har, Har.

ਭਲੀ ਸੁ ਕਰਨੀ ਸੋਭਾ ਧਨਵੰਤ ॥
bhalee su karanee sobhaa dhanavant |

His actions are good, he is glorious and wealthy;

ਹਿਰਦੈ ਬਸੇ ਪੂਰਨ ਗੁਰ ਮੰਤ ॥
hiradai base pooran gur mant |

the Mantra of the Perfect Guru dwells within his heart.

ਸਾਧਸੰਗਿ ਪ੍ਰਭ ਦੇਹੁ ਨਿਵਾਸ ॥
saadhasang prabh dehu nivaas |

O God, grant me a home in the Company of the Holy.

ਸਰਬ ਸੂਖ ਨਾਨਕ ਪਰਗਾਸ ॥੮॥੨੦॥
sarab sookh naanak paragaas |8|20|

All pleasures, O Nanak, are so revealed. ||8||20||

ਸਲੋਕੁ ॥
salok |

Salok:

ਸਰਗੁਨ ਨਿਰਗੁਨ ਨਿਰੰਕਾਰ ਸੁੰਨ ਸਮਾਧੀ ਆਪਿ ॥
saragun niragun nirankaar sun samaadhee aap |

He possesses all qualities; He transcends all qualities; He is the Formless Lord. He Himself is in Primal Samaadhi.

ਆਪਨ ਕੀਆ ਨਾਨਕਾ ਆਪੇ ਹੀ ਫਿਰਿ ਜਾਪਿ ॥੧॥
aapan keea naanakaa aape hee fir jaap |1|

Through His Creation, O Nanak, He meditates on Himself. ||1||

ਅਸਟਪਦੀ ॥
asattapadee |

Ashtapadee:

ਜਬ ਅਕਾਰੁ ਇਹੁ ਕਛੁ ਨ ਦ੍ਰਿਸਟੇਤਾ ॥
jab akaar ihu kachh na drisattetaa |

When this world had not yet appeared in any form,

ਪਾਪ ਪੁੰਨ ਤਬ ਕਹ ਤੇ ਹੋਤਾ ॥
paap pun tab kah te hotaa |

who then committed sins and performed good deeds?

ਜਬ ਧਾਰੀ ਆਪਨ ਸੁੰਨ ਸਮਾਧਿ ॥
jab dhaaree aapan sun samaadh |

When the Lord Himself was in Profound Samaadhi,

ਤਬ ਬੈਰ ਬਿਰੋਧ ਕਿਸੁ ਸੰਗਿ ਕਮਾਤਿ ॥
tab bair birodh kis sang kamaat |

then against whom were hate and jealousy directed?

ਜਬ ਇਸ ਕਾ ਬਰਨੁ ਚਿਹਨੁ ਨ ਜਾਪਤ ॥
jab is kaa baran chihan na jaapat |

When there was no color or shape to be seen,

ਤਬ ਹਰਖ ਸੋਗ ਕਹੁ ਕਿਸਹਿ ਬਿਆਪਤ ॥
tab harakh sog kahu kiseh biaapat |

then who experienced joy and sorrow?

ਜਬ ਆਪਨ ਆਪ ਆਪਿ ਪਾਰਬ੍ਰਹਮ ॥
jab aapan aap aap paarabraham |

When the Supreme Lord Himself was Himself All-in-all,

ਤਬ ਮੋਹ ਕਹਾ ਕਿਸੁ ਹੋਵਤ ਭਰਮ ॥
tab moh kahaa kis hovat bharam |

then where was emotional attachment, and who had doubts?


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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