October 30, 2020
Su`krvwr, 14 k`qk (sMmq 552 nwnkSwhI)
sUhI mhlw 5 ]
Soohee, Fifth Mehl:
isimRiq byd purwx pukwrin poQIAw ]
The Simritees, the Vedas, the Puraanas and the other holy scriptures proclaim
nwm ibnw siB kUVu gwl@I hoCIAw ]1]
that without the Naam, everything is false and worthless. ||1||
nwmu inDwnu Apwru Bgqw min vsY ]
The infinite treasure of the Naam abides within the minds of the devotees.
jnm mrx mohu duKu swDU sMig nsY ]1] rhwau ]
Birth and death, attachment and suffering, are erased in the Saadh Sangat, the Company of the Holy. ||1||Pause||
moih bwid AhMkwir srpr ruMinAw ]
Those who indulge in attachment, conflict and egotism shall surely weep and cry.
suKu n pwiein@ mUil nwm ivCuMinAw ]2]
Those who are separated from the Naam shall never find any peace. ||2||
myrI myrI Dwir bMDin bMiDAw ]
Crying out, Mine! Mine!, he is bound in bondage.
nrik surig Avqwr mwieAw DMiDAw ]3]
Entangled in Maya, he is reincarnated in heaven and hell. ||3||
soDq soDq soiD qqu bIcwirAw ]
Searching, searching, searching, I have come to understand the essence of reality.
nwm ibnw suKu nwih srpr hwirAw ]4]
Without the Naam, there is no peace at all, and the mortal will surely fail. ||4||
Awvih jwih Anyk mir mir jnmqy ]
Many come and go; they die, and die again, and are reincarnated.
ibnu bUJy sBu vwid jonI Brmqy ]5]
Without understanding, they are totally useless, and they wander in reincarnation. ||5||
ijn@ kau Bey dieAwl iqn@ swDU sMgu BieAw ]
They alone join the Saadh Sangat, unto whom the Lord becomes Merciful.
AMimRqu hir kw nwmu iqn@I jnI jip lieAw ]6]
They chant and meditate on the Ambrosial Name of the Lord. ||6||
Kojih koit AsMK bhuqu An\u00b5q ky ]
Uncounted millions, so many they are endless, search for Him.
ijsu buJwey Awip nyVw iqsu hy ]7]
But only that one, who understands his own self, sees God near at hand. ||7||
ivsru nwhI dwqwr Awpxw nwmu dyhu ]
Never forget me, O Great Giver - please bless me with Your Naam.
gux gwvw idnu rwiq nwnk cwau eyhu ]8]2]5]16]],
To sing Your Glorious Praises day and night - O Nanak, this is my heart-felt desire. ||8||2||5||16||],