Tuesday, August 19, 2014

Posted August 19, 2014 by hukam
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This body fabric is conditioned by Maya, O beloved; this cloth is dyed in greed. My Husband Lord is not pleased by these clothes, O Beloved; how can the soul-bride go to His bed? || 1 ||

I am a sacrifice, O Dear Merciful Lord; I am a sacrifice to You. I am a sacrifice to those who take to Your Name. Unto those who take to Your Name, I am forever a sacrifice. || 1 || Pause ||

If the body becomes the dyer’s vat, O Beloved, and the Name is placed within it as the dye, and if the Dyer who dyes this cloth is the Lord Master – O, such a color has never been seen before! || 2 ||

Those whose shawls are so dyed, O Beloved, their Husband Lord is always with them. Bless me with the dust of those humble beings, O Dear Lord. Says Nanak, this is my prayer. || 3 ||

He Himself creates, and He Himself imbues us. He Himself bestows His Glance of Grace. O Nanak, if the soul-bride becomes pleasing to her Husband Lord, He Himself enjoys her. || 4 || 1 || 3 ||

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Saturday, August 16, 2014

Posted August 16, 2014 by hukam
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The Supreme Lord God has established that home, in which He comes to mind. I found the Guru, the ocean of peace, and all my doubts were dispelled. || 1 ||

This is the glorious greatness of the Naam. Twenty-four hours a day, I sing His Glorious Praises. I obtained this from the Perfect Guru. || Pause ||

God’s sermon is inexpressible. His humble servants speak words of Ambrosial Nectar. Slave Nanak has spoken. Through the Perfect Guru, it is known. || 2 || 2 || 66 ||

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Thursday, August 14, 2014

Posted August 14, 2014 by hukam
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We are saved by following those, O Beloved, who seek the Sanctuary of the True Lord. || 2 ||

He thinks that his food is so sweet, O Beloved, but it makes his body ill. It turns out to be bitter, O Beloved, and it produces only sadness. The Lord leads him astray in the enjoyment of pleasures, O Beloved, and so his sense of separation does not depart. Those who meet the Guru are saved, O Beloved; this is their pre-ordained destiny. || 3 ||

He is filled with longing for Maya, O Beloved, and so the Lord does not ever come into his mind. Those who forget You, O Supreme Lord Master, their bodies turn to dust. They cry out and scream horribly, O Beloved, but their torment does not end. Those who meet the Guru, and reform themselves, O Beloved, their capital remains intact. || 4 ||

As far as possible, do not associate with the faithless cynics, O Beloved. Meeting with them, the Lord is forgotten, O Beloved, and you rise and depart with a blackened face. The self-willed manmukh finds no rest or shelter, O Beloved; in the Court of the Lord, they are punished. Those who meet with the Guru, and reform themselves, O Beloved, their affairs are resolved. || 5 ||

One may have thousands of clever tricks and techniques of austere self-discipline, O Beloved, but not even one of them will go with him. Those who turn their backs on the Lord of the Universe, O Beloved, their families are stained with disgrace. He does not know that thing which is, O Beloved; falsehood will not help him. Those who meet with the True Guru, O Beloved, dwell upon the True Name. || 6 ||

When the Lord casts His Glance of Grace, O Beloved, one is blessed with Truth, contentment, wisdom and meditation. Night and day, he sings the Kirtan of the Lord’s Praises, O Beloved, totally filled with Ambrosial Nectar. He crosses over the sea of pain, O Beloved, and swims across the terrifying world-ocean. One who is pleasing to His Will, He unites with Himself, O Beloved; he is forever true. || 7 ||

The all-powerful Divine Lord is compassionate, O Beloved; He is the Support of His devotees. I seek His Sanctuary, O Beloved; He is the Inner-knower, the Searcher of hearts. He has adorned me in this world and the next, O Beloved; He has placed the Emblem of Truth upon my forehead. I shall never forget that God, O Beloved; Nanak is forever a sacrifice to Him. || 8 || 2 ||

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Wednesday, August 13th

Posted August 13, 2014 by hukam
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Become the slave of the Lord’s slaves, and you shall obtain the True Name. || 1 ||


True is the tongue which is imbued with Truth, and true are the mind and body. By praising any other than the True Lord, one’s whole life is wasted. || 2 ||

Let Truth be the farm, Truth the seed, and Truth the merchandise you trade. Night and day, earn the profit of the True Name; you shall have treasures overflowing with the wealth of devotional worship. || 3 ||

Let Truth be your food, and let Truth be your clothes; let your True Support be the Name of the Lord. One who is so blessed receives it, and obtains a seat in the Mansion of the Lord’s Presence. || 4 ||

In Truth we come, and in Truth we go, and then we are not consigned to reincarnation again. The Gurmukhs are recognized as True in the True Court; they merge in the True Lord. || 5 ||

Deep within they are True, and their minds are True; they sing the Glorious Praises of the True Lord. In the true place, they praise the True One; I am a sacrifice to the True Guru. || 6 ||

True is the time, and true is the moment, when one falls in love with the True Lord. Then, he sees Truth, and speaks the Truth; he realizes the True Lord throughout the entire Creation. || 7 ||

O Nanak, one merges with the True Lord, when He merges with Himself. As it pleases Him, He preserves us; He Himself ordains His Will. || 8 ||

Tuesday, August 12, 2014

Posted August 12, 2014 by hukam
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If only someone would come, and lead me to meet my Darling Beloved; I would sell myself to him. || 1 ||

I long for the Blessed Vision of the Lord’s Darshan. When the Lord shows Mercy unto me, then I meet the True Guru; I meditate on the Name of the Lord, Har, Har. || 1 ||

Pause ||

If You will bless me with happiness, then I will worship and adore You. Even in pain, I will meditate on You. || 2 ||

Even if You give me hunger, I will still feel satisfied; I am joyful, even in the midst of sorrow. || 3 ||

I would cut my mind and body apart into pieces, and offer them all to You; I would burn myself in fire. || 4 ||

I wave the fan over You, and carry water for You; whatever You give me, I take. || 5 ||

Poor Nanak has fallen at the Lord’s Door; please, O Lord, unite me with Yourself, by Your Glorious Greatness.

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Thursday , August 7, 2014

Posted August 7, 2014 by hukam
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Remember the Lord, remember the Lord, remember the Lord in meditation, O Siblings of Destiny. Without remembering the Lord’s Name in meditation, a great many are drowned. || 1 ||
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Your spouse, children, body, house and possessions – you think these will give you peace. But none of these shall be yours, when the time of death comes. ||
Ajaamal, the elephant, and the prostitute committed many sins, but still, they crossed over the world-ocean, by chanting the Lord’s Name. || 2 ||
You have wandered in reincarnation, as pigs and dogs – did you feel no shame? Forsaking the Ambrosial Name of the Lord, why do you eat poison? || 3 ||
Abandon your doubts about do’s and dont’s, and take to the Lord’s Name. By Guru’s Grace, O servant Kabeer, love the Lord. || 4 || 5 ||

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August 6th, 2014

Posted August 6, 2014 by hukam
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Constantly and continuously, I serve the Lord’s humble servant, who recites the sermon of the Lord, Har, Har. Hail, hail unto the Guru, the Guru, the Perfect True Guru, who fulfills the desires of Nanak’s mind. || 4 || Let me meet the Guru, my best friend, O Lord; meeting Him, I meditate on the Lord’s Name. I seek the Lord’s sermon from the Guru, the True Guru; joining with Him, I sing the Glorious Praises of the Lord. Each and every day, forever, I sing the Lord’s Praises; my mind lives by hearing Your Name. O Nanak, that moment when I forget my Lord and Master – at that moment, my soul dies. || 5 || Everyone longs to see the Lord, but he alone sees Him, whom the Lord causes to see Him. One upon whom my Beloved bestows His Glance of Grace cherishes the Lord, Har, Har forever. He alone cherishes the Lord, Har, Har, forever and ever, who meets my Perfect True Guru. O Nanak, the Lord’s humble servant and the Lord become One; meditating on the Lord, he blends with the Lord. || 6 || 1 || 3 ||

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