Holy Guru Granth Sahib
English translation by Dr. Sant Singh Khalsa
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The One who created the day also created the night.
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Those who forget their Lord and Master are vile and despicable.
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O Nanak, without the Name, they are wretched outcasts. ||4||3||
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Raag Goojaree, Fourth Mehl:
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O humble servant of the Lord, O True Guru, O True Primal Being:
I offer my humble prayer to You, O Guru.
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I am a mere insect, a worm. O True Guru, I seek Your Sanctuary.
Please be merciful, and bless me with the Light of the Naam, the
Name of the Lord. ||1||
10 : 7
O my Best Friend, O Divine Guru, please enlighten me with the Name
of the Lord.
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Through the Guru's Teachings, the Naam is my breath of life. The
Kirtan of the Lord's Praise is my life's occupation. ||1||Pause||
10 : 9
The servants of the Lord have the greatest good fortune; they have
faith in the Lord, and a longing for the Lord.
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Obtaining the Name of the Lord, Har, Har, they are satisfied; joining
the Sangat, the Blessed Congregation, their virtues shine forth.
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Those who have not obtained the Sublime Essence of the Name of the
Lord, Har, Har, Har, are most unfortunate; they are led away by the
Messenger of Death.
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Those who have not sought the Sanctuary of the True Guru and the
Sangat, the Holy Congregation-cursed are their lives, and cursed
are their hopes of life. ||3||
10 : 13
Those humble servants of the Lord who have attained the Company
of the True Guru, have such pre-ordained destiny inscribed on their
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Blessed, blessed is the Sat Sangat, the True Congregation, where
the Lord's Essence is obtained. Meeting with His humble servant,
O Nanak, the Light of the Naam shines forth. ||4||4||
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Raag Goojaree, Fifth Mehl:
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Why, O mind, do you plot and plan, when the Dear Lord Himself provides
for your care?
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From rocks and stones He created living beings; He places their
nourishment before them. ||1||
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O my Dear Lord of souls, one who joins the Sat Sangat, the True
Congregation, is saved.
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By Guru's Grace, the supreme status is obtained, and the dry wood
blossoms forth again in lush greenery. ||1||Pause||
10 : 20
Mothers, fathers, friends, children and spouses-no one is the support
of anyone else.
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For each and every person, our Lord and Master provides sustenance.
Why are you so afraid, O mind? ||2||
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The flamingoes fly hundreds of miles, leaving their young ones behind.
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Who feeds them, and who teaches them to feed themselves? Have you
ever thought of this in your mind? ||3||
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All the nine treasures, and the eighteen supernatural powers are
held by our Lord and Master in the Palm of His Hand.
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Servant Nanak is devoted, dedicated, forever a sacrifice to You,
Lord. Your Expanse has no limit, no boundary. ||4||5||
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Raag Aasaa, Fourth Mehl, So Purakh ~ That Primal Being:
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One Universal Creator God. By The Grace Of The True Guru:
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That Primal Being is Immaculate and Pure. The Lord, the Primal Being,
is Immaculate and Pure. The Lord is Inaccessible, Unreachable and
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All meditate, all meditate on You, Dear Lord, O True Creator Lord.
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All living beings are Yours-You are the Giver of all souls.
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Meditate on the Lord, O Saints; He is the Dispeller of all sorrow.
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The Lord Himself is the Master, the Lord Himself is the Servant.
O Nanak, the poor beings are wretched and miserable! ||1||
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You are constant in each and every heart, and in all things. O Dear
Lord, you are the One.
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Some are givers, and some are beggars. This is all Your Wondrous
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You Yourself are the Giver, and You Yourself are the Enjoyer. I
know no other than You.
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You are the Supreme Lord God, Limitless and Infinite. What Virtues
of Yours can I speak of and describe?
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Unto those who serve You, unto those who serve You, Dear Lord, servant
Nanak is a sacrifice. ||2||
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Those who meditate on You, Lord, those who meditate on You-those
humble beings dwell in peace in this world.
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They are liberated, they are liberated-those who meditate on the
Lord. For them, the noose of death is cut away.
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Those who meditate on the Fearless One, on the Fearless Lord-all
their fears are dispelled.
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Those who serve, those who serve my Dear Lord, are absorbed into
the Being of the Lord, Har, Har.
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Blessed are they, blessed are they, who meditate on their Dear Lord.
Servant Nanak is a sacrifice to them. ||3||
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Devotion to You, devotion to You, is a treasure overflowing, infinite
and beyond measure.
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Your devotees, Your devotees praise You, Dear Lord, in many and
various and countless ways.
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For You, many, for You, so very many perform worship services, O
Dear Infinite Lord; they practice disciplined meditation and chant
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For You, many, for You, so very many read the various Simritees
and Shaastras. They perform rituals and religious rites.
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Those devotees, those devotees are sublime, O servant Nanak, who
are pleasing to my Dear Lord God. ||4||
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You are the Primal Being, the Most Wonderful Creator. There is no
other as Great as You.
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Age after age, You are the One. Forever and ever, You are the One.
You never change, O Creator Lord.
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Everything happens according to Your Will. You Yourself accomplish
all that occurs.
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You Yourself created the entire universe, and having fashioned it,
You Yourself shall destroy it all.
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Servant Nanak sings the Glorious Praises of the Dear Creator, the
Knower of all. ||5||1||
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Aasaa, Fourth Mehl:
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You are the True Creator, my Lord and Master.
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Whatever pleases You comes to pass. As You give, so do we receive.
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All belong to You, all meditate on you.
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Those who are blessed with Your Mercy obtain the Jewel of the Naam,
the Name of the Lord.
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The Gurmukhs obtain it, and the self-willed manmukhs lose it.
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You Yourself separate them from Yourself, and You Yourself reunite
with them again. ||1||
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You are the River of Life; all are within You.
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There is no one except You.
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All living beings are Your playthings.
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The separated ones meet, and by great good fortune, those suffering
in separation are reunited once again. ||2||
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They alone understand, whom You inspire to understand;
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they continually chant and repeat the Lord's Praises.
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Those who serve You find peace.
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They are intuitively absorbed into the Lord's Name. ||3||