Sunday, August 13, 2006

Why didn't such a sinful man die at birth?

This Shabad is by Bhagat Kabeer Ji in Raag Gauree on Ang 328 of Dhan Dhan Sri Guru Granth Sahib Maharaj:
gauVI kbIr jI ]
gourree kabeer jee
Gauree, Kabeer Jee:
ijh kuil pUqu n igAwn bIcwrI ]
jih kul pooth n giaan beechaaree
That family, whose son has no spiritual wisdom or contemplation
ibDvw ks n BeI mhqwrI ]1]
bidhhavaa kas n bhee mehathaaree 1
- why didn't his mother just become a widow? 1
ijh nr rwm Bgiq nih swDI ]
jih nar raam bhagath nehi saadhhee
That man who has not practiced devotional worship of the Lord
jnmq ks n muE AprwDI ]1] rhwau ]
janamath kas n muou aparaadhhee 1 rehaao
- why didn't such a sinful man die at birth? 1Pause
mucu mucu grB gey kIn bicAw ]
much much garabh geae keen bachiaa
So many pregnancies end in miscarriage - why was this one spared?
bufBuj rUp jIvy jg miJAw ]2]
buddabhuj roop jeevae jag majhiaa 2
He lives his life in this world like a deformed amputee. 2
khu kbIr jYsy suMdr srUp ] nwm ibnw jYsy kubj kurUp ]3]25]
kahu kabeer jaisae su(n)dhar saroop naam binaa jaisae kubaj kuroop 325
Says Kabeer, without the Naam, the Name of the Lord, beautiful and handsome people are just ugly hunch-backs. 325


Anonymous KAURS said...

you should post a link to this news story on ur blog its about the horrible things happenign in punjab today with female infanticide !

8:33 am  
Blogger sikhlionz said...


this is the only birth in which we have consciousness and yet we choose to ignore it and commit horrific inhumane actions...

we behave less than animals to destroy just one life but to destroy so many...


9:51 pm  

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