Tuesday November 24th, 2015

Posted November 24, 2015 by hukam
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Does anyone know, who is our friend in this world? He alone understands this, whom the Lord blesses with His Mercy. Immaculate and unstained is his way of life. || 1 ||

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Mother, father, spouse, children, relatives, lovers, friends and siblings meet, having been associated in previous lives; but none of them will be your companion and support in the end. || 1 ||

Pearl necklaces, gold, rubies and diamonds please the mind, but they are only Maya. Possessing them, one passes his life in agony; he obtains no contentment from them. || 2 ||

Elephants, chariots, horses as fast as the wind, wealth, land, and armies of four kinds – none of these will go with him; he must get up and depart, naked. || 3 ||

The Lord’s Saints are the beloved lovers of God; sing of the Lord, Har, Har, with them. O Nanak, in the Society of the Saints, you shall obtain peace in this world, and in the next world, your face shall be radiant and bright. || 4 || 1 ||

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Tuesday November 17th, 2015

Posted November 17, 2015 by hukam
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The Ambrosial Nectar of the Naam always seems sweet; through the Word of the Guru’s Shabad, I come to taste it. Through the True Word of the Guru’s Bani, I am absorbed in peace and poise; the Dear Lord is enshrined in the mind. || 1 ||

The Lord, granting His Grace, has led me to meet the True Guru. Through the Perfect True Guru, I meditate on the Name of the Lord. || 1 || Pause ||

Through Brahma, the hymns of the Vedas were revealed, but the love of Maya spread. The wise one, Shiva, pervades his own home, but he is engrossed in dark passions and excessive egotism. || 2 ||

Vishnu is always busy reincarnating himself, but who will save the world? The Gurmukhs are imbued with spiritual wisdom in this age; they are rid of the darkness of emotional attachment. || 3 ||

Serving the True Guru, one is saved; the Gurmukh crosses over the world-ocean. The detached renunciates are attuned to the True Name; they attain the gate of salvation. || 4 ||

The True One is pervading everywhere, deep within; He cherishes all. O Nanak, except for the One, I do not know any other; He is the Merciful Master of all. || 5 || 5 ||

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Wednesday, 11th November 2015.

Posted November 11, 2015 by hukam
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To fall at the Feet of Your Holy Beings – this is the longing of Nanak’s mind. || 1 ||

He is the Fulfiller of wishes, who can give us Sanctuary; that which He has written, comes to pass. He destroys and creates in the twinkling of an eye. No one else knows the mystery of His ways. He is the embodiment of ecstasy and everlasting joy. I have heard that all things are in His home. Among kings, He is the King; among yogis, He is the Yogi. Among ascetics, He is the Ascetic; among householders, He is the Enjoyer. By constant meditation, His devotee finds peace.

O Nanak, no one has found the limits of that Supreme Being. || 2 ||

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Wednesday November 4, 2015

Posted November 4, 2015 by hukam
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BILAAVAL, FIFTH MEHL: Those who forget the Giver of life, die, over and over again, only to be reborn and die. The humble servant of the Supreme Lord God serves Him; night and day, he remains imbued with His Love. 1 ||

I have found peace, tranquility and great ecstasy; my hopes have been fulfilled. I have found peace in the Saadh Sangat, the Company of the Holy; I meditate in remembrance on the Lord, the treasure of virtue. 1 ||

Pause || O my Lord and Master, please listen to the prayer of Your humble servant; You are the Inner-knower, the Searcher of hearts. Nanak’s Lord and Master is permeating and pervading all places and interspaces. 2 ||

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Tuesday November 3rd, 2015

Posted November 3, 2015 by hukam
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You always preserve the honor of Your devotees, O Dear Lord; You have protected them from the very beginning of time. You protected Your servant Prahlaad, O Dear Lord, and annihilated Harnaakhash. The Gurmukhs place their faith in the Dear Lord, but the self-willed manmukhs are deluded by doubt. || 1 ||

O Dear Lord, this is Your Glory. You preserve the honor of Your devotees, O Lord Master; Your devotees seek Your Sanctuary. || Pause ||

The Messenger of Death cannot touch Your devotees; death cannot even approach them. The Name of the Lord alone abides in their minds; through the Naam, the Name of the Lord, they find liberation. Wealth and all the spiritual powers of the Siddhis fall at the feet of the Lord’s devotees; they obtain peace and poise from the Guru. || 2 ||

The self-willed manmukhs have no faith; they are filled with greed and self-interest. They are not Gurmukh – they do not understand the Word of the Shabad in their hearts; they do not love the Naam, the Name of the Lord. Their masks of falsehood and hypocrisy shall fall off; the self-willed manmukhs speak with insipid words. || 3 ||

You are pervading through Your devotees, O Dear God; through Your devotees, You are known.¬†All the people are enticed by Maya; they are Yours, Lord – You alone are the Architect of Destiny. Overcoming my egotism and quieting the desires within my mind, I have come to realize the Word of the Guru’s Shabad. || 4 ||

God automatically does the work of those who love the Name of the Lord. By Guru’s Grace, he ever dwells in their minds, and He resolves all their affairs. Whoever challenges them is destroyed; they have the Lord God as their Savior. || 5 ||

Without serving the True Guru, no one finds the Lord; the self-willed manmukhs die crying out in pain. They come and go, and find no place of rest; in pain and suffering, they perish. But one who becomes Gurmukh drinks in the Ambrosial Nectar, and is easily absorbed in the True Name. || 6 ||

Without serving the True Guru, one cannot escape reincarnation, even by performing numerous rituals. Those who read the Vedas, and argue and debate without the Lord, lose their honor. True is the True Guru, and True is the Word of His Bani; in the Guru’s Sanctuary, one is saved. || 7 ||

Those whose minds are filled with the Lord are judged as true in the Court of the Lord; they are hailed as true in the True Court. Their praises echo throughout the ages, and no one can erase them. Nanak is forever a sacrifice to those who enshrine the Lord within their hearts. || 8 || 1 ||

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Monday, 2nd November 2015.

Posted November 2, 2015 by hukam
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The Gurmukhs sing the Glorious Praises of the Lord; in their hearts, and on their tongues, they enjoy and savor His taste. They enjoy and savor His taste, and are pleasing to my God, who meets them with natural ease. Night and day, they enjoy enjoyments, and they sleep in peace; they remain lovingly absorbed in the Word of the Shabad. By great good fortune, one obtains the Perfect Guru; night and day, meditate on the Naam, the Name of the Lord. In absolute ease and poise, one meets the Life of the World. O Nanak, one is absorbed in the state of absolute absorption. || 1 ||

Joining the Society of the Saints, I bathe in the Immaculate Pool of the Lord. Bathing in these Immaculate Waters, my filth is removed, and my body is purified and sanctified. The filth of intellectual evil-mindedness is removed, doubt is gone, and the pain of egotism is dispelled. By God’s Grace, I found the Sat Sangat, the True Congregation. I dwell in the home of my own inner being.

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Wednesday October 28, 2015

Posted October 28, 2015 by hukam
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SOOHEE, FIRST MEHL: Build the raft of meditation and self-discipline, to carry you across the river. There will be no ocean, and no rising tides to stop you; this is how comfortable your path shall be. || 1 ||

Your Name alone is the color, in which the robe of my body is dyed. This color is permanent, O my Beloved. || 1 || Pause || My beloved friends have departed; how will they meet the Lord? If they have virtue in their pack, the Lord will unite them with Himself. || 2 ||

Once united with Him, they will not be separated again, if they are truly united. The True Lord brings their comings and goings to an end. || 3 ||

One who subdues and eradicates egotism, sews the robe of devotion. Following the Word of the Guru’s Teachings, she receives the fruits of her reward, the Ambrosial Words of the Lord. || 4 ||

Says Nanak, O soul-brides, our Husband Lord is so dear! We are the servants, the hand-maidens of the Lord; He is our True Lord and Master. || 5 || 2 || 4 ||

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