Saturday, March 04, 2006

One who harbors the five thieves, becomes the embodiment of these five.

This Shabad is by Guru Arjan Dev Ji in Raag Bhairao on Pannaa 1151 of SGGS ji:
BYrau mhlw 5 ]
bhairo mehalaa 5
Bhairao, Fifth Mehl:
pMc mjmI jo pMcn rwKY ]
pa(n)ch majamee jo pa(n)chan raakhai
One who harbors the five thieves, becomes the embodiment of these five.
imiQAw rsnw inq auiT BwKY ]
mithhiaa rasanaa nith out(h) bhaakhai
He gets up each day and tells lies.
ckĀ® bxwie krY pwKMf ]
chakr banaae karai paakha(n)dd
He applies ceremonial religious marks to his body, but practices hypocrisy.
Juir Juir pcY jYsy iqRA rMf ]1]
jhur jhur pachai jaisae thria ra(n)dd 1
He wastes away in sadness and pain, like a lonely widow. 1
hir ky nwm ibnw sB JUTu ]
har kae naam binaa sabh jhoot(h)
Without the Name of the Lord, everything is false.
ibnu gur pUry mukiq n pweIAY swcI drgih swkq mUTu ]1] rhwau ]
bin gur poorae mukath n paaeeai saachee dharagehi saakath moot(h) 1 rehaao
Without the Perfect Guru, liberation is not obtained. In the Court of the True Lord, the faithless cynic is plundered. 1Pause
soeI kucIlu kudriq nhI jwnY ]
soee kucheel kudharath nehee jaanai
One who does not know the Lord's Creative Power is polluted.
lIipAY Qwie n suic hir mwnY ]
leepiai thhaae n such har maanai
Ritualistically plastering one's kitchen square does not make it pure in the Eyes of the Lord.
AMqru mYlw bwhru inq DovY ]
a(n)thar mailaa baahar nith dhhovai
If a person is polluted within, he may wash himself everyday on the outside,
swcI drgih ApnI piq KovY ]2]
saachee dharagehi apanee path khovai 2
but in the Court of the True Lord, he forfeits his honor. 2
mwieAw kwrix krY aupwau ]
maaeiaa kaaran karai oupaao
He works for the sake of Maya,
kbih n GwlY sIDw pwau ]
kabehi n ghaalai seedhhaa paao
but he never places his feet on the right path.
ijin kIAw iqsu cIiq n AwxY ]
jin keeaa this cheeth n aanai
He never even remembers the One who created him.
kUVI kUVI muKhu vKwxY ]3]
koorree koorree mukhahu vakhaanai 3
He speaks falsehood, only falsehood, with his mouth. 3
ijs no krmu kry krqwru ]
jis no karam karae karathaar
That person, unto whom the Creator Lord shows Mercy,
swDsMig hoie iqsu ibauhwru ]
saadhhasa(n)g hoe this biouhaar
deals with the Saadh Sangat, the Company of the Holy.
hir nwm Bgiq isau lwgw rMgu ]
har naam bhagath sio laagaa ra(n)g
One who lovingly worships the Lord's Name,
khu nwnk iqsu jn nhI BMgu ]4]40]53]
kahu naanak this jan nehee bha(n)g 44053
says Nanak - no obstacles ever block his way. 44053

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