Saturday, October 15, 2005

The light blends into the light.

This Shabad is by Guru Arjan Dev Ji in Raag Raamkalee on Anng 885

raamakalee mehalaa 5
Raamkalee, Fifth Mehl:

pavanai mehi pavan samaaeiaa
The wind merges into the wind.

jothee mehi joth ral jaaeiaa
The light blends into the light.

maattee maattee hoee eaek
The dust becomes one with the dust.

rovanehaarae kee kavan ttaek 1
What support is there for the one who is lamenting? 1

koun mooaa rae koun mooaa
Who has died? O, who has died?

breham giaanee mil karahu beechaaraa eihu tho chalath bhaeiaa 1 rehaao
O God-realized beings, meet together and consider this. What a wondrous thing has happened! 1Pause

agalee kishh khabar n paaee
No one knows what happens after death.

rovanehaar bh oot(h) sidhhaaee
The one who is lamenting will also arise and depart.

bharam moh kae baa(n)dhhae ba(n)dhh
Mortal beings are bound by the bonds of doubt and attachment.

supan bhaeiaa bhakhalaaeae a(n)dhh 2
When life becomes a dream, the blind man babbles and grieves in vain. 2

eihu tho rachan rachiaa karathaar
The Creator Lord created this creation.

aavath jaavath hukam apaar
It comes and goes, subject to the Will of the Infinite Lord.

neh ko mooaa n maranai jog
No one dies; no one is capable of dying.

neh binasai abinaasee hog 3
The soul does not perish; it is imperishable. 3

jo eihu jaanahu so eihu naahi
That which is known, does not exist.

jaananehaarae ko bal jaao
I am a sacrifice to the one who knows this.

kahu naanak gur bharam chukaaeiaa
Says Nanak, the Guru has dispelled my doubt.

naa koee marai n aavai jaaeiaa 410
No one dies; no one comes or goes. 410


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