June 5, 2020
Su`krvwr, 23 jyT (sMmq 552 nwnkSwhI)
DnwsrI mhlw 1 ]
Dhanaasaree, First Mehl:
kwieAw kwgdu mnu prvwxw ]
The body is the paper, and the mind is the inscription written upon it.
isr ky lyK n pVY ieAwxw ]
The ignorant fool does not read what is written on his forehead.
drgh GVIAih qIny lyK ]
In the Court of the Lord, three inscriptions are recorded.
Kotw kwim n AwvY vyKu ]1]
Behold, the counterfeit coin is worthless there. ||1||
nwnk jy ivic rupw hoie ]
O Nanak, if there is silver in it,
Krw Krw AwKY sBu koie ]1] rhwau ]
then everyone proclaims, \u0022It is genuine, it is genuine.\u0022||1||Pause||
kwdI kUVu boil mlu Kwie ]
The Qazi tells lies and eats filth;
bRwhmxu nwvY jIAw Gwie ]
the Brahmin kills and then takes cleansing baths.
jogI jugiq n jwxY AMDu ]
The Yogi is blind, and does not know the Way.
qIny EjwVy kw bMDu ]2]
The three of them devise their own destruction. ||2||
so jogI jo jugiq pCwxY ]
He alone is a Yogi, who understands the Way.
gur prswdI eyko jwxY ]
By Guru's Grace, he knows the One Lord.
kwjI so jo aultI krY ]
He alone is a Qazi, who turns away from the world,
gur prswdI jIvqu mrY ]
and who, by Guru's Grace, remains dead while yet alive.
so bRwhmxu jo bRhmu bIcwrY ]
He alone is a Brahmin, who contemplates God.
Awip qrY sgly kul qwrY ]3]
He saves himself, and saves all his generations as well. ||3||
dwnsbMdu soeI idil DovY ]
One who cleanses his own mind is wise.
muslmwxu soeI mlu KovY ]
One who cleanses himself of impurity is a Muslim.
piVAw bUJY so prvwxu ]
One who reads and understands is acceptable.
ijsu isir drgh kw nIswxu ]4]5]7]],
Upon his forehead is the Insignia of the Court of the Lord. ||4||5||7||],