Friday, October 21, 2005

We are good at talking, but our actions are bad

This Shabad is by Guru Nanak Dev Ji in Siree Raag on Anng 85

ma 1 ||
First Mehl:

gala(n)aee asee cha(n)geeaa aachaaree bureeaah ||
We are good at talking, but our actions are bad.

manahu kusudhhaa kaaleeaa baahar chittaveeaah ||
Mentally, we are impure and black, but outwardly, we appear white.

reesaa karih thinaarreeaa jo saevehi dhar kharreeaah ||
We imitate those who stand and serve at the Lord's Door.

naal khasamai ratheeaa maanehi sukh raleeaah ||
They are attuned to the Love of their Husband Lord, and they experience the pleasure of His Love.

hodhai thaan nithaaneeaa rehehi nimaananeeaah ||
They remain powerless, even while they have power; they remain humble and meek.

naanak janam sakaarathhaa jae thin kai sa(n)g milaah ||2||
O Nanak, our lives become profitable if we associate with them. ||2||

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