Without the Shabad, all are attached to duality. Contemplate this in your heart, and see.
O Nanak, blessed and very fortunate are those who keep the True Lord enshrined in their hearts. ||34||
The Gurmukh obtains the jewel, lovingly focused on the Lord.
The Gurmukh intuitively recognizes the value of this jewel.
The Gurmukh practices Truth in action.
The mind of the Gurmukh is pleased with the True Lord.
The Gurmukh sees the unseen, when it pleases the Lord.
O Nanak, the Gurmukh does not have to endure punishment. ||35||
The Gurmukh is blessed with the Name, charity and purification.
The Gurmukh centers his meditation on the celestial Lord.
The Gurmukh obtains honor in the Court of the Lord.
The Gurmukh obtains the Supreme Lord, the Destroyer of fear.
The Gurmukh does good deeds, an inspires others to do so.
O Nanak, the Gurmukh unites in the Lord's Union. ||36||
The Gurmukh understands the Simritees, the Shaastras and the Vedas.
The Gurmukh knows the secrets of each and every heart.
The Gurmukh eliminates hate and envy.
The Gurmukh erases all accounting.
The Gurmukh is imbued with love for the Lord's Name.
O Nanak, the Gurmukh realizes his Lord and Master. ||37||
Without the Guru, one wanders, coming and going in reincarnation.
Without the Guru, one's work is useless.
Without the Guru, the mind is totally unsteady.
Without the Guru, one is unsatisfied, and eats poison.
Without the Guru, one is stung by the poisonous snake of Maya, and dies.
O Nanak without the Guru, all is lost. ||38||
One who meets the Guru is carried across.
His sins are erased, and he is emancipated through virtue.
The supreme peace of liberation is attained, contemplating the Word of the Guru's Shabad.
The Gurmukh is never defeated.
In the store of the body, this mind is the merchant;
O Nanak, it deals intuitively in Truth. ||39||
The Gurmukh is the bridge, built by the Architect of Destiny.
The demons of passion which plundered Sri Lanka - the body - have been conquered.
Ram Chand - the mind - has slaughtered Raawan - pride;
the Gurmukh understands the secret revealed by Babheekhan.
The Gurmukh carries even stones across the ocean.
The Gurmukh saves millions of people. ||40||
The comings and goings in reincarnation are ended for the Gurmukh.
The Gurmukh is honored in the Court of the Lord.
The Gurmukh distinguishes the true from the false.
The Gurmukh focuses his meditation on the celestial Lord.
In the Court of the Lord, the Gurmukh is absorbed in His Praises.
O Nanak, the Gurmukh is not bound by bonds. ||41||
The Gurmukh obtains the Name of the Immaculate Lord.
Through the Shabad, the Gurmukh burns away his ego.
The Gurmukh sings the Glorious Praises of the True Lord.
The Gurmukh remains absorbed in the True Lord.
Through the True Name, the Gurmukh is honored and exalted.
O Nanak, the Gurmukh understands all the worlds. ||42||
"What is the root, the source of all? What teachings hold for these times?
Who is your guru? Whose disciple are you?
What is that speech, by which you remain unattached?
Listen to what we say, O Nanak, you little boy.
Give us your opinion on what we have said.
How can the Shabad carry us across the terrifying world-ocean?" ||43||