Thursday, December 01, 2005

The Seven Days

This Shabad is by Guru Amar Daas Ji in Raag Bilaaval on Pannaa 841 of SGGS ji:
iblwvlu mhlw 3 vwr sq Gru 10
bilaaval mehalaa 3 vaar sath ghar 10
Bilaaval, Third Mehl, The Seven Days, Tenth House:
<> siqgur pRswid ]
ik oa(n)kaar sathigur prasaadh
One Universal Creator God. By The Grace Of The True Guru:

Awidq vwir Awid purKu hY soeI ]
aadhith vaar aadh purakh hai soee
Sunday: He, the Lord, is the Primal Being.

Awpy vrqY Avru n koeI ]
aapae varathai avar n koee
He Himself is the Pervading Lord; there is no other at all.

Eiq poiq jgu rihAw proeI ]
outh poth jag rehiaa paroee
Through and through, He is woven into the fabric of the world.

Awpy krqw krY su hoeI ]
aapae karathaa karai s hoee
Whatever the Creator Himself does, that alone happens.

nwim rqy sdw suKu hoeI ]
naam rathae sadhaa sukh hoee
Imbued with the Naam, the Name of the Lord, one is forever in peace.

gurmuiK ivrlw bUJY koeI ]1]
guramukh viralaa boojhai koee 1
But how rare is the one, who, as Gurmukh, understands this. 1

ihrdY jpnI jpau guxqwsw ]
hiradhai japanee japo gunathaasaa
Within my heart, I chant the Chant of the Lord, the treasure of virtue.

hir Agm Agocru AprMpr suAwmI jn pig lig iDAwvau hoie dwsin dwsw ]1] rhwau ]
har agam agochar apara(n)par suaamee jan pag lag dhhiaavo hoe dhaasan dhaasaa 1 rehaao
The Lord, my Lord and Master, is inaccessible, unfathomable and unlimited. Grasping the feet of the Lord's humble servants, I meditate on Him, and become the slave of His slaves. 1Pause

somvwir sic rihAw smwie ]
somavaar sach rehiaa samaae
Monday: The True Lord is permeating and pervading.

iqs kI kImiq khI n jwie ]
this kee keemath kehee n jaae
His value cannot be described.

AwiK AwiK rhy siB ilv lwie ]
aakh aakh rehae sabh liv laae
Talking and speaking about Him, all keep themselves lovingly focused on Him.

ijsu dyvY iqsu plY pwie ]
jis dhaevai this palai paae
Devotion falls into the laps of those whom He so blesses.

Agm Agocru liKAw n jwie ]
agam agochar lakhiaa n jaae
He is inaccessible and unfathomable; He cannot be seen.

gur kY sbid hir rihAw smwie ]2]
gur kai sabadh har rehiaa samaae 2
Through the Word of the Guru's Shabad, the Lord is seen to be permeating and pervading everywhere. 2

mMgil mwieAw mohu aupwieAw ]
ma(n)gal maaeiaa mohu oupaaeiaa
Tuesday: The Lord created love and attachment to Maya.

Awpy isir isir DMDY lwieAw ]
aapae sir sir dhha(n)dhhai laaeiaa
He Himself has enjoined each and every being to their tasks.

Awip buJwey soeI bUJY ]
aap bujhaaeae soee boojhai
He alone understands, whom the Lord causes to understand.

gur kY sbid dru Gru sUJY ]
gur kai sabadh dhar ghar soojhai
Through the Word of the Guru's Shabad, one understands his heart and home.

pRym Bgiq kry ilv lwie ]
praem bhagath karae liv laae
He worships the Lord in loving devotion.

haumY mmqw sbid jlwie ]3]
houmai mamathaa sabadh jalaae 3
His egotism and self-conceit are burnt away by the Shabad. 3

buDvwir Awpy buiD swru ]
budhhavaar aapae budhh saar
Wednesday: He Himself bestows sublime understanding.

gurmuiK krxI sbdu vIcwru ]
guramukh karanee sabadh veechaar
The Gurmukh does good deeds, and contemplates the Word of the Shabad.

nwim rqy mnu inrmlu hoie ]
naam rathae man niramal hoe
Imbued with the Naam, the Name of the Lord, the mind become pure and immaculate.

hir gux gwvY haumY mlu Koie ]
har gun gaavai houmai mal khoe
He sings the Glorious Glorious Praises of the Lord, and washes off the filth of egotism.

dir scY sd soBw pwey ]
dhar sachai sadh sobhaa paaeae
In the Court of the True Lord, he obtains lasting glory.

nwim rqy gur sbid suhwey ]4]
naam rathae gur sabadh suhaaeae 4
Imbued with the Naam, he is embellished with the Word of the Guru's Shabad. 4

lwhw nwmu pwey gur duAwir ]
laahaa naam paaeae gur dhuaar
The profit of the Naam is obtained through the Door of the Guru.

Awpy dyvY dyvxhwru ]
aapae dhaevai dhaevanehaar
The Great Giver Himself gives it.

jo dyvY iqs kau bil jweIAY ]
jo dhaevai this ko bal jaaeeai
I am a sacrifice to the One who gives it.

gur prswdI Awpu gvweIAY ]
gur parasaadhee aap gavaaeeai
By Guru's Grace, self-conceit is eradicated.

nwnk nwmu rKhu aur Dwir ]
naanak naam rakhahu our dhhaar
O Nanak, enshrine the Naam within your heart.

dyvxhwry kau jYkwru ]5]
dhaevanehaarae ko jaikaar 5
I celebrate the victory of the Lord, the Great Giver. 5

vIrvwir vIr Brim Bulwey ]
veeravaar veer bharam bhulaaeae
Thursday: The fifty-two warriors were deluded by doubt.

pRyq BUq siB dUjY lwey ]
praeth bhooth sabh dhoojai laaeae
All the goblins and demons are attached to duality.

Awip aupwey kir vyKY vykw ]
aap oupaaeae kar vaekhai vaekaa
God Himself created them, and sees each one distinct.

sBnw krqy qyrI tykw ]
sabhanaa karathae thaeree ttaekaa
O Creator Lord, You are the Support of all.

jIA jMq qyrI srxweI ]
jeea ja(n)th thaeree saranaaee
The beings and creatures are under Your protection.

so imlY ijsu lYih imlweI ]6]
so milai jis laihi milaaee 6
He alone meets You, whom You Yourself meet. 6

suk®vwir pRBu rihAw smweI ]
sukravaar prabh rehiaa samaaee
Friday: God is permeating and pervading everywhere.

Awip aupwie sB kImiq pweI ]
aap oupaae sabh keemath paaee
He Himself created all, and appraises the value of all.

gurmuiK hovY su krY bIcwru ]
guramukh hovai s karai beechaar
One who become Gurmukh, contemplates the Lord.

scu sMjmu krxI hY kwr ]
sach sa(n)jam karanee hai kaar
He practices truth and self-restraint.

vrqu nymu inqwpRiq pUjw ] ibnu bUJy sBu Bwau hY dUjw ]7]
varath naem nithaaprath poojaa bin boojhae sabh bhaao hai dhoojaa 7
Without genuine understanding, all fasts, religious rituals and daily worship services lead only to the love of duality. 7

CinCrvwir saux swsq bIcwru ]
shhanishharavaar soun saasath beechaar
Saturday: Contemplating good omens and the Shaastras,

haumY myrw BrmY sMswru ]
houmai maeraa bharamai sa(n)saar
in egotism and self-conceit, the world wanders in delusion.

mnmuKu AMDw dUjY Bwie ]
manamukh a(n)dhhaa dhoojai bhaae
The blind, self-willed manmukh in engrossed in the love of duality.

jm dir bwDw cotw Kwie ]
jam dhar baadhhaa chottaa khaae
Bound and gagged at death's door, he is beaten and punished.

gur prswdI sdw suKu pwey ]
gur parasaadhee sadhaa sukh paaeae
By Guru's Grace, one finds lasting peace.

scu krxI swic ilv lwey ]8]
sach karanee saach liv laaeae 8
He practices Truth, and lovingly focuses on the Truth. 8

siqguru syvih sy vfBwgI ]
sathigur saevehi sae vaddabhaagee
Those who serve the True Guru are very fortunate.

haumY mwir sic ilv lwgI ]
houmai maar sach liv laagee
Conquering their ego, they embrace love for the True Lord.

qyrY rMig rwqy shij suBwie ]
thaerai ra(n)g raathae sehaj subhaae
They are automatically imbued with Your Love, O Lord.

qU suKdwqw lYih imlwie ]
thoo sukhadhaathaa laihi milaae
You are the Giver of peace; You merge them into Yourself.

eyks qy dUjw nwhI koie ]
eaekas thae dhoojaa naahee koe
Everything comes from the One and only Lord; there is no other at all.

gurmuiK bUJY soJI hoie ]9]
guramukh boojhai sojhee hoe 9
The Gurmukh realizes this, and understands. 9

pMdRh iQqNØI qY sq vwr ]
pa(n)dhreh thhitha(n)aee thai sath vaar
The fifteen lunar days, the seven days of the week,

mwhw ruqI Awvih vwr vwr ]
maahaa ruthee aavehi vaar vaar
the months, seasons, days and nights, come over and over again;

idnsu rYix iqvY sMswru ]
dhinas rain thivai sa(n)saar
so the world goes on.

Awvw gauxu kIAw krqwir ]
aavaa goun keeaa karathaar
Coming and going were created by the Creator Lord.

inhclu swcu rihAw kl Dwir ]
nihachal saach rehiaa kal dhhaar
The True Lord remains steady and stable, by His almighty power.

nwnk gurmuiK bUJY ko sbdu vIcwir ]10]1]
naanak guramukh boojhai ko sabadh veechaar 101
O Nanak, how rare is that Gurmukh who understands, and contemplates the Naam, the Name of the Lord. 101

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