ANAND – P4
swcw nwmu myrw AwDwro ]
SAACHA NAAM MERA AADHAARO
(By the Grace of God) His Divine Name has become the nourishment for my existence.
(saacha: true, ever existing, Naam: Divine Name, God, aadhaaro: support, nourishment, lifeline).
swcu nwmu ADwru myrw ijin BuKw siB gvweIAw ]
SAACH NAAM ADHAAR MERA, JIN BHUKHAA SABH GAVAEEAA
My lifeline is His Divine Name, which has removed all my worldly hungers (worldly temptations do not affect me any more)
(bhukhaa: hungers, implies worldly temptations, sabh: all, gavaeeaa: lost, removed)
kir sWiq suK min Awie visAw ijin ieCw siB pujweIAw ]
KAR SAANT SUKH MAN AAYE VASEAA, JIN ICHHAA SABH PUJAEEAA
(His Divine Name) has brought peace and tranquility in my mind and has fulfilled all my desires.
(kar: did, saant: calm, peace, vaseaa: resided, brought, ichhaa: desires, pujaeeaa: fulfilled)
sdw kurbwxu kIqw gurU ivthu ijs dIAw eyih vifAweIAw ]
SADAA KURBAAN KEETA GURU VITAHO, JIS DEEAA EH VADYAEEAA
I can always sacrifice my life for my Guru, it is his greatness (that he blessed me with God’s Divine Name).
(sadaa: always, kurbaan: sacrifice, vitaho: for, vadyaeeaa: greatnesses, large heartedness)
khY nwnku suxhu sMqhu sbid Drhu ipAwro ]
KAHAE NANAK SUNO SANTO, SABAD DHARO PIAARO
Nanak says, listen O devotees, meditate on the Divine Name with love (because that is the only way to experience Anand or spiritual bliss).
(suno: listen, santo: saints, devotees, sabad: Divine Name, dharo: keep, develop, piaaro: love).
swcw nwmu myrw AwDwro ]4]
SAACHA NAAM MERA ADHAARO II4II
(because of my Guru’s blessings), His Divine Name has become the nourishment for my existence.
(saacha: true, ever existing, Naam: Divine Name, aadhaaro: support, nourishment).
This is a good opportunity to memorize Gurbani, one Pauri at a time. You can concentrate better and enjoy more if you recite bani without looking at the gutka.
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DID YOU KNOW
ONE SPIRIT, DIFFERENT BODIES
After Guru Nanak Dev ji, none of the Gurus used their names in their writings. They always used the name “Nanak” as if everything was written by Guru Nanak Dev ji. This reinforces our belief that all our Gurus had the same spirit in different bodies. The eternal source of spiritual knowledge that was within Guru Nanak Dev ji was passed on to each Guru and they uttered Gurbani that originated from the same source.)