AkaliSingh: Sikhism - Basic Elements

A Will known is essentially a Will carried out. They who know His Will, they carry it out.

[1. p. GGS 991].

  A Will known is essentially a Will carried out. They who know Their Will, they carry it out.: [1. p. GGS 991].-

MARU, FIRST MEHL:

O True Master ! I am the slave of Your slaves having been paid for and as such I am called a blessed one.

As per the Guru's guidance (Guru's Word) I have been devoted (sold to) to the company of the holy saints and I am engaged in the job given to me by the holy saints. || 1 ||

O Lord ! How could Your slave show his cleverness to You ?

The slave of the Lord cannot disobey the ordains (dictates) of the Lord. (Pause - 1) || 1 || Pause ||

O Lord ! My mother is Your slave along with my father who is also Your slave and I have been born to these slaves only.

Now my mother dances while my father sings to Your tunes (as per Your Will) as such all of us are engaged in Your service. (Your worship). || 2 ||

O Lord-King ! When You want to drink water, I would bring it for You and then I would go for grinding (flour) for You when You need food to eat.

Then I would serve You by fanning you or [rubbing Your holy feet] humbly working hard to understand Gurbani shabad and reciting Your True Naam.

I would serve Your holy saints as Your representative.|| 3 ||

O Nanak ! Say, I have not been loyal to the True Master, if the Lord pardons and blesses me (with favours) then it shows His Greatness who deserves all the praise.

O Lord ! You have been our benefactor from the very beginning (of Time) and during the ages bestowing Your Grace, as we cannot attain salvation without Your support. || 4 || 6 ||

MARU, FIRST MEHL:

O Nanak ! Some people say that I am under the control of evil spirits or the ghost (Beta'l) has over powered me.

Some people say that I am like ordinary men, while some others say that I am helpless and simple Nanak, (without any ghost controlling me). || 1 ||

Nanak is only anxious for seeking the Lord and is always pining for a unison with the Lord.

Infact, I do not recognize any other power except the Lord, and seek His support only. || 1 || Pause ||

The true person, madly involved with the Lord, is one who has lot of regard (fear) for Him. He does not consider any .

He recognizes none other than the One Lord and Master. || 2 ||

He alone is known to be insane, if he works for the One Lord.

Recognizing the Hukam, the Command of his Lord and Master, what other cleverness is there? || 3 ||

He alone is known to be insane, when he falls in love with his Lord and Master.

He sees himself as bad, and all the rest of the world as good. || 4 || 7 ||

MARU, FIRST MEHL:

The wealth of Naam ( Numina) is all-pervading, all permeating.

The self-willed manmukh wanders around, thinking that it is far away. || 1 ||

That commodity, the wealth of the Naam, is within my heart.

Whosoever You bless with it, is emancipated. || 1 || Pause ||

This wealth does not burn; it cannot be stolen by a thief.

This wealth does not drown and its owner is never punished. || 2 ||

Gaze upon the glorious greatness of this wealth, and your nights and days will pass, imbued with celestial peace. || 3 ||

Listen to this incomparably beautiful story, O my brothers!, O Siblings of Destiny!

Tell me, without this wealth of the Naam, who has ever obtained the supreme status?|| 4 ||

Nanak humbly prays, I proclaim the unspoken Speech of the Lord.

If one meets the True Guru, then this wealth of the Naam is obtained. || 5 || 8 ||

MARU, FIRST MEHL:

Heat up the sun energy of the right nostril, and cool down the moon energy of the left nostril; practicing this breath-control, bring them into perfect balance.

In this way, the fickle fish of the mind will be held steady; the swan-soul shall not fly away, and the body-wall will not crumble. || 1 ||

You fool, why are you deluded by doubt?

You do not remember the detached Lord of supreme bliss. || 1 || Pause ||

Seize and burn the unbearable; seize and kill the imperishable; leave behind your doubts, and then, you shall drink in the Nectar.

In this way, the fickle fish of the mind will be held steady; the swan-soul shall not fly away, and the body-wall shall not crumble. || 2 ||

Nanak humbly prays, if the Lord’s humble servant dwells upon Him, in his mind of minds, with his every breath, then he drinks in the Ambrosial Nectar.

In this way, the fickle fish of the mind will be held steady; the swan-soul shall not fly away, and the body-wall shall not crumble. || 3 || 9 ||

[1. p. GGS 991].

 A Will known is essentially a Will carried out. They who know His Will, they carry it out.:[1. p. GGS 991]. -

ਮਾਰੂ ਮਹਲਾ ੧ ॥

ਮੁਲ ਖਰੀਦੀ ਲਾਲਾ ਗੋਲਾ ਮੇਰਾ ਨਾਉ ਸਭਾਗਾ ॥

ਗੁਰ ਕੀ ਬਚਨੀ ਹਾਟਿ ਬਿਕਾਨਾ ਜਿਤੁ ਲਾਇਆ ਤਿਤੁ ਲਾਗਾ ॥੧॥

ਤੇਰੇ ਲਾਲੇ ਕਿਆ ਚਤੁਰਾਈ ॥

ਸਾਹਿਬ ਕਾ ਹੁਕਮੁ ਨ ਕਰਣਾ ਜਾਈ ॥੧॥ ਰਹਾਉ ॥

ਮਾ ਲਾਲੀ ਪਿਉ ਲਾਲਾ ਮੇਰਾ ਹਉ ਲਾਲੇ ਕਾ ਜਾਇਆ ॥

ਲਾਲੀ ਨਾਚੈ ਲਾਲਾ ਗਾਵੈ ਭਗਤਿ ਕਰਉ ਤੇਰੀ ਰਾਇਆ ॥੨॥

ਪੀਅਹਿ ਤ ਪਾਣੀ ਆਣੀ ਮੀਰਾ ਖਾਹਿ ਤ ਪੀਸਣ ਜਾਉ ॥

ਪਖਾ ਫੇਰੀ ਪੈਰ ਮਲੋਵਾ ਜਪਤ ਰਹਾ ਤੇਰਾ ਨਾਉ ॥੩॥

ਲੂਣ ਹਰਾਮੀ ਨਾਨਕੁ ਲਾਲਾ ਬਖਸਿਹਿ ਤੁਧੁ ਵਡਿਆਈ ॥

ਆਦਿ ਜੁਗਾਦਿ ਦਇਆਪਤਿ ਦਾਤਾ ਤੁਧੁ ਵਿਣੁ ਮੁਕਤਿ ਨ ਪਾਈ ॥੪॥੬॥

ਮਾਰੂ ਮਹਲਾ ੧ ॥

ਕੋਈ ਆਖੈ ਭੂਤਨਾ   ਕੋ ਕਹੈ ਬੇਤਾਲਾ ॥

ਕੋਈ ਆਖੈ ਆਦਮੀ   ਨਾਨਕੁ ਵੇਚਾਰਾ ॥੧॥

ਭਇਆ ਦਿਵਾਨਾ ਸਾਹ ਕਾ   ਨਾਨਕੁ ਬਉਰਾਨਾ ॥

ਹਉ   ਹਰਿ ਬਿਨੁ ਅਵਰੁ ਨ ਜਾਨਾ ॥੧॥ ਰਹਾਉ ॥

ਤਉ ਦੇਵਾਨਾ ਜਾਣੀਐ   ਜਾ ਭੈ ਦੇਵਾਨਾ ਹੋਇ ॥

ਏਕੀ ਸਾਹਿਬ ਬਾਹਰਾ ਦੂਜਾ ਅਵਰੁ ਨ ਜਾਣੈ ਕੋਇ ॥੨॥

ਤਉ ਦੇਵਾਨਾ ਜਾਣੀਐ   ਜਾ ਏਕਾ ਕਾਰ ਕਮਾਇ ॥

ਹੁਕਮੁ ਪਛਾਣੈ ਖਸਮ ਕਾ   ਦੂਜੀ ਅਵਰ ਸਿਆਣਪ ਕਾਇ ॥੩॥

ਤਉ ਦੇਵਾਨਾ ਜਾਣੀਐ   ਜਾ ਸਾਹਿਬ ਧਰੇ ਪਿਆਰੁ ॥

ਮੰਦਾ ਜਾਣੈ ਆਪ ਕਉ   ਅਵਰੁ ਭਲਾ ਸੰਸਾਰੁ ॥੪॥੭॥

ਮਾਰੂ ਮਹਲਾ ੧ ॥

ਇਹੁ ਧਨੁ ਸਰਬ   ਰਹਿਆ ਭਰਪੂਰਿ ॥

ਮਨਮੁਖ ਫਿਰਹਿ   ਸਿ ਜਾਣਹਿ ਦੂਰਿ ॥੧॥

ਸੋ ਧਨੁ   ਵਖਰੁ ਨਾਮੁ   ਰਿਦੈ ਹਮਾਰੈ ॥

ਜਿਸੁ ਤੂ ਦੇਹਿ   ਤਿਸੈ ਨਿਸਤਾਰੈ ॥੧॥ ਰਹਾਉ ॥

ਨ ਇਹੁ ਧਨੁ ਜਲੈ   ਨ ਤਸਕਰੁ ਲੈ ਜਾਇ ॥

ਨ ਇਹੁ ਧਨੁ ਡੂਬੈ   ਨ ਇਸੁ ਧਨ ਕਉ ਮਿਲੈ ਸਜਾਇ ॥੨॥

ਇਸੁ ਧਨ ਕੀ   ਦੇਖਹੁ ਵਡਿਆਈ ॥

ਸਹਜੇ ਮਾਤੇ   ਅਨਦਿਨੁ ਜਾਈ ॥੩॥

ਇਕ ਬਾਤ ਅਨੂਪ   ਸੁਨਹੁ ਨਰ ਭਾਈ ॥

ਇਸੁ ਧਨ ਬਿਨੁ   ਕਹਹੁ ਕਿਨੈ   ਪਰਮ ਗਤਿ ਪਾਈ ॥੪॥

ਭਣਤਿ ਨਾਨਕੁ   ਅਕਥ ਕੀ   ਕਥਾ ਸੁਣਾਏ ॥

ਸਤਿਗੁਰੁ ਮਿਲੈ   ਤ ਇਹੁ ਧਨੁ ਪਾਏ ॥੫॥੮॥

ਮਾਰੂ ਮਹਲਾ ੧ ॥

ਸੂਰ ਸਰੁ ਸੋਸਿ ਲੈ   ਸੋਮ ਸਰੁ ਪੋਖਿ ਲੈ   ਜੁਗਤਿ ਕਰਿ ਮਰਤੁ   ਸੁ ਸਨਬੰਧੁ ਕੀਜੈ ॥

ਮੀਨ ਕੀ ਚਪਲ ਸਿਉ   ਜੁਗਤਿ ਮਨੁ ਰਾਖੀਐ   ਉਡੈ ਨਹ ਹੰਸੁ   ਨਹ ਕੰਧੁ ਛੀਜੈ ॥੧॥

ਮੂੜੇ ! ਕਾਇਚੇ ਭਰਮਿ ਭੁਲਾ ॥

ਨਹ ਚੀਨਿਆ   ਪਰਮਾਨੰਦੁ ਬੈਰਾਗੀ ॥੧॥ ਰਹਾਉ ॥

ਅਜਰ ਗਹੁ ਜਾਰਿ ਲੈ   ਅਮਰ ਗਹੁ ਮਾਰਿ ਲੈ   ਭ੍ਰਾਤਿ ਤਜਿ ਛੋਡਿ   ਤਉ ਅਪਿਉ ਪੀਜੈ ॥

ਮੀਨ ਕੀ ਚਪਲ ਸਿਉ   ਜੁਗਤਿ ਮਨੁ ਰਾਖੀਐ   ਉਡੈ ਨਹ ਹੰਸੁ   ਨਹ ਕੰਧੁ ਛੀਜੈ ॥੨॥

ਭਣਤਿ ਨਾਨਕੁ   ਜਨੋ ਰਵੈ   ਜੇ ਹਰਿ ਮਨੋ ਮਨ  ਪਵਨ ਸਿਉ ਅੰਮ੍ਰਿਤੁ ਪੀਜੈ ॥

ਮੀਨ ਕੀ ਚਪਲ ਸਿਉ  ਜੁਗਤਿ ਮਨੁ ਰਾਖੀਐ   ਉਡੈ ਨਹ ਹੰਸੁ   ਨਹ ਕੰਧੁ ਛੀਜੈ ॥੩॥੯॥

[1. p. GGS 991].

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