ANAND – P6
Andu suxhu vfBwgIho sgl mnorQ pUry ]
ANAD, SUNO VADBHAAGEEO, SAGAL MANORATH POORE
Listen fortunate ones, ‘Anand’ is (that state of contentment) in which you feel that all your desires are fulfilled.
(anad: true happiness, spiritual bliss, suno: listen, vadbhaageeo: O fortunate ones, sagal: all, Manorath: desires, poore: fulfilled ).
pwrbRhmu pRBu pwieAw auqry sgl ivsUry ]
PARBRAHM PRABH PAAYAA UTRE SAGAL VISOORE
(In this state of Anand,) you receive His Grace and all your anxieties disappear.
(parbrahm: the Supreme Creator, God, Prabh: Master, God, paayaa: received, utre: removed, visoore: anxieties)
dUK rog sMqwp auqry suxI scI bwxI ]
DOOKH ROG SANTAAP UTRE SUNI SACHI BAANI
All pains, sorrows, and suffering disappear by listening to the true bani (praises of God) with love and devotion.
(dookh: pain, sorrow, rog: illnesses, santaap: suffering, utre: removed, suni: by listening, sachi: true, sachi bani: Divine word, praises of God)
sMq swjn Bey srsy pUry gur qy jwxI ]
SANT SAAJAN BHAE SARSE POORE GUR TE JAANI
(Those pious people become full of joy when they learn the Divine bani from the perfect Guru.
(sant: saints, saajan: loved ones, dear, bhae: become, sarse: full of joy or spiritual bliss, poore: complete, implies perfect, gur te: from Guru, jaani: to learn)
suxqy punIq khqy pivqu siqguru rihAw BrpUry ]
SUNTE PUNEET KEHTE PAVIT SATGUR RAHEAA BHAPOORE
Those who listen and those who recite the true bani become pious, and they feel the presence of the true Guru in the bani.
(sunte: by listening, puneet: pious, pure, kehte: by speaking, reciting, pavit: pure, Satgur: true Guru, bharpoore: saturated, fully present).
ibnvMiq nwnku gur crx lwgy vwjy Anhd qUry ]40]1]
BINVANT NANAK GURCHARAN LAAGE VAAJE ANHAD TOORE II40II
Nanak says humbly, those who relinquish their ego and surrender to the Guru, experience the eternal bliss or Anand (as if) the Divine music is continuously being played in their hearts.
(binwant: says respectfully, gurcharan: guru’s feet, laage: by touching, gurcharan laage: by touching guru’feet, implies by relinquishing ego and surrendering to the guru, vaaje: play, anhad: without end, implies continuous, toore: music instruments).
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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.)