Sri Guru Granth Sahib Ji, English Translation by Dr. Sant Singh Khalsa, MD; Phonetic Transliteration by Dr. Kulbir Singh Thind, MD


swDsMgiq kI srnI prIAY crx rynu mnu bwCY ]1] (534-1)
saaDhsangat kee sarnee paree-ai charan rayn man baachhai. ||1||
I have sought the Sanctuary of the Saadh Sangat, the Company of the Holy; my mind longs for the dust of their Feet. ||1||

jugiq n jwnw gunu nhI koeI mhw duqru mwie AwCY ] (534-1)
jugat na jaanaa gun nahee ko-ee mahaa dutar maa-ay aachhai.
I do not know the way, and I have no virtue. It is so difficult to escape from Maya!

Awie pieE nwnk gur crnI qau auqrI sgl durwCY ]2]2]28] (534-2)
aa-ay pa-i-o naanak gur charnee ta-o utree sagal duraachhai. ||2||2||28||
Nanak has come and fallen at the Guru's feet; all of his evil inclinations have vanished. ||2||2||28||

dyvgMDwrI 5 ] (534-3)
dayvganDhaaree 5.
Dayv-Gandhaaree, Fifth Mehl:

AMimRqw ipRA bcn quhwry ] (534-3)
amritaa pari-a bachan tuhaaray.
O Beloved, Your Words are Ambrosial Nectar.

Aiq suMdr mnmohn ipAwry sBhU miD inrwry ]1] rhwau ] (534-3)
at sundar manmohan pi-aaray sabhhoo maDh niraaray. ||1|| rahaa-o.
O supremely beautiful Enticer, O Beloved, You are among all, and yet distinct from all. ||1||Pause||

rwju n cwhau mukiq n cwhau min pRIiq crn kmlwry ] (534-4)
raaj na chaaha-o mukat na chaaha-o man pareet charan kamlaaray.
I do not seek power, and I do not seek liberation. My mind is in love with Your Lotus Feet.

bRhm mhys isD muin ieMdRw moih Twkur hI drswry ]1] (534-4)
barahm mahays siDh mun indraa mohi thaakur hee darsaaray. ||1||
Brahma, Shiva, the Siddhas, the silent sages and Indra - I seek only the Blessed Vision of my Lord and Master's Darshan. ||1||

dInu duAwrY AwieE Twkur srin pirE sMq hwry ] (534-5)
deen du-aarai aa-i-o thaakur saran pari-o sant haaray.
I have come, helpless, to Your Door, O Lord Master; I am exhausted - I seek the Sanctuary of the Saints.

khu nwnk pRB imly mnohr mnu sIql ibgswry ]2]3]29] (534-5)
kaho naanak parabh milay manohar man seetal bigsaaray. ||2||3||29||
Says Nanak, I have met my Enticing Lord God; my mind is cooled and soothed - it blossoms forth in joy. ||2||3||29||

dyvgMDwrI mhlw 5 ] (534-6)
dayvganDhaaree mehlaa 5.
Dayv-Gandhaaree, Fifth Mehl:

hir jip syvku pwir auqwirE ] (534-6)
har jap sayvak paar utaari-o.
Meditating on the Lord, His servant swims across to salvation.

dIn dieAwl Bey pRB Apny bhuiV jnim nhI mwirE ]1] rhwau ] (534-7)
deen da-i-aal bha-ay parabh apnay bahurh janam nahee maari-o. ||1|| rahaa-o.
When God becomes merciful to the meek, then one does not have to suffer reincarnation, only to die again. ||1||Pause||

swDsMgim gux gwvh hir ky rqn jnmu nhI hwirE ] (534-7)
saaDhsangam gun gaavah har kay ratan janam nahee haari-o.
In the Saadh Sangat, the Company of the Holy, he sings the Glorious Praises of the Lord, and he does not lose the jewel of this human life.

pRB gun gwie ibKY bnu qirAw kulh smUh auDwirE ]1] (534-8)
parabh gun gaa-ay bikhai ban tari-aa kulah samooh uDhaari-o. ||1||
Singing the Glories of God, he crosses over the ocean of poison, and saves all his generations as well. ||1||

crn kml bisAw ird BIqir swis igrwis aucwirE ] (534-9)
charan kamal basi-aa rid bheetar saas giraas uchaari-o.
The Lotus Feet of the Lord abide within his heart, and with every breath and morsel of food, he chants the Lord's Name.

nwnk Et ghI jgdIsur punh punh bilhwirE ]2]4]30] (534-9)
naanak ot gahee jagdeesur punah punah balihaari-o. ||2||4||30||
Nanak has grasped the Support of the Lord of the Universe; again and again, he is a sacrifice to Him. ||2||4||30||

rwgu dyvgMDwrI mhlw 5 Gru 4 (534-11)
raag dayvganDhaaree mehlaa 5 ghar 4
Raag Dayv-Gandhaaree, Fifth Mehl, Fourth House:

<> siqgur pRswid ] (534-11)
ik-oaNkaar satgur parsaad.
One Universal Creator God. By The Grace Of The True Guru:

krq iPry bn ByK mohn rhq inrwr ]1] rhwau ] (534-12)
karat firay ban bhaykh mohan rahat niraar. ||1|| rahaa-o.
Some wander around the forests, wearing religious robes, but the Fascinating Lord remains distant from them. ||1||Pause||

kQn sunwvn gIq nIky gwvn mn mih Drqy gwr ]1] (534-12)
kathan sunaavan geet neekay gaavan man meh Dhartay gaar. ||1||
They talk, preach, and sing their lovely songs, but within their minds, the filth of their sins remains. ||1||

Aiq suMdr bhu cqur isAwny ibidAw rsnw cwr ]2] (534-13)
at sundar baho chatur si-aanay bidi-aa rasnaa chaar. ||2||
They may be very beautiful, extremely clever, wise and educated, and they may speak very sweetly. ||2||

mwn moh myr qyr ibbrijq eyhu mwrgu KMfy Dwr ]3] (534-13)
maan moh mayr tayr bibarjit ayhu maarag khanday Dhaar. ||3||
To forsake pride, emotional attachment, and the sense of 'mine and yours', is the path of the double-edged sword. ||3||

khu nwnk iqin Bvjlu qrIAly pRB ikrpw sMq sMgwr ]4]1]31] (534-14)
kaho naanak tin bhavjal taree-alay parabh kirpaa sant sangaar. ||4||1||31||
Says Nanak, they alone swim across the terrifying world-ocean, who, by God's Grace, join the Society of the Saints. ||4||1||31||

rwgu dyvgMDwrI mhlw 5 Gru 5 (534-15)
raag dayvganDhaaree mehlaa 5 ghar 5
Raag Dayv-Gandhaaree, Fifth Mehl, Fifth House:

<> siqgur pRswid ] (534-15)
ik-oaNkaar satgur parsaad.
One Universal Creator God. By The Grace Of The True Guru:

mY pyiKE rI aUcw mohnu sB qy aUcw ] (534-16)
mai paykhi-o ree oochaa mohan sabh tay oochaa.
I have seen the Lord to be on high; the Fascinating Lord is the highest of all.

Awn n smsir koaU lwgY FUiF rhy hm mUcw ]1] rhwau ] (534-16)
aan na samsar ko-oo laagai dhoodh rahay ham moochaa. ||1|| rahaa-o.
No one else is equal to Him - I have made the most extensive search on this. ||1||Pause||

bhu byAMqu Aiq bfo gwhro Qwh nhI AghUcw ] (534-17)
baho bay-ant at bado gaahro thaah nahee aghoochaa.
Utterly infinite, exceedingly great, deep and unfathomable - He is lofty, beyond reach.

qoil n qulIAY moil n mulIAY kq pweIAY mn rUcw ]1] (534-17)
tol na tulee-ai mol na mulee-ai kat paa-ee-ai man roochaa. ||1||
His weight cannot be weighed, His value cannot be estimated. How can the Enticer of the mind be obtained? ||1||

Koj AsMKw Aink qpMQw ibnu gur nhI phUcw ] (534-18)
khoj asankhaa anik tapanthaa bin gur nahee pahoochaa.
Millions search for Him, on various paths, but without the Guru, none find Him.

khu nwnk ikrpw krI Twkur imil swDU rs BUMcw ]2]1]32] (534-18)
kaho naanak kirpaa karee thaakur mil saaDhoo ras bhoonchaa. ||2||1||32||
Says Nanak, the Lord Master has become Merciful. Meeting the Holy Saint, I drink in the sublime essence. ||2||1||32||


Sri Guru Granth Sahib Ji, English Translation by Dr. Sant Singh Khalsa, MD; Phonetic Transliteration by Dr. Kulbir Singh Thind, MD