Bavan Akhri (Kabir ji),
ਬਾਵਨ ਅਖਰੀ (ਕਬੀਰ ਜੀ),
बावन अखरी (कबीर जी)


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ਰਾਗੁ ਗਉੜੀ ਪੂਰਬੀ ਬਾਵਨ ਅਖਰੀ ਕਬੀਰ ਜੀਉ ਕੀ

रागु गउड़ी पूरबी बावन अखरी कबीर जीउ की

Raagu gaūɍee poorabee baavan âkharee kabeer jeeū kee

Raag Gauree Poorbee, Baawan Akhree Of Kabeer Jee:

ੴ ਸਤਿਨਾਮੁ ਕਰਤਾ ਪੁਰਖੁ ਗੁਰਪ੍ਰਸਾਦਿ ॥

ੴ सतिनामु करता पुरखु गुरप्रसादि ॥

Īk-õamkkaari saŧinaamu karaŧaa purakhu guraprsaađi ||

One Universal Creator God. Truth Is The Name. Creative Being Personified. By Guru's Grace:

ਬਾਵਨ ਅਛਰ ਲੋਕ ਤ੍ਰੈ ਸਭੁ ਕਛੁ ਇਨ ਹੀ ਮਾਹਿ ॥

बावन अछर लोक त्रै सभु कछु इन ही माहि ॥

Baavan âchhar lok ŧrai sabhu kachhu īn hee maahi ||

Through these fifty-two letters, the three worlds and all things are described.

ਏ ਅਖਰ ਖਿਰਿ ਜਾਹਿਗੇ ਓਇ ਅਖਰ ਇਨ ਮਹਿ ਨਾਹਿ ॥੧॥

ए अखर खिरि जाहिगे ओइ अखर इन महि नाहि ॥१॥

Ē âkhar khiri jaahige õī âkhar īn mahi naahi ||1||

These letters shall perish; they cannot describe the Imperishable Lord. ||1||


ਜਹਾ ਬੋਲ ਤਹ ਅਛਰ ਆਵਾ ॥

जहा बोल तह अछर आवा ॥

Jahaa bol ŧah âchhar âavaa ||

Wherever there is speech, there are letters.

ਜਹ ਅਬੋਲ ਤਹ ਮਨੁ ਨ ਰਹਾਵਾ ॥

जह अबोल तह मनु न रहावा ॥

Jah âbol ŧah manu na rahaavaa ||

Where there is no speech, there, the mind rests on nothing.

ਬੋਲ ਅਬੋਲ ਮਧਿ ਹੈ ਸੋਈ ॥

बोल अबोल मधि है सोई ॥

Bol âbol mađhi hai soëe ||

He is in both speech and silence.

ਜਸ ਓਹੁ ਹੈ ਤਸ ਲਖੈ ਨ ਕੋਈ ॥੨॥

जस ओहु है तस लखै न कोई ॥२॥

Jas õhu hai ŧas lakhai na koëe ||2||

No one can know Him as He is. ||2||


ਅਲਹ ਲਹਉ ਤਉ ਕਿਆ ਕਹਉ ਕਹਉ ਤ ਕੋ ਉਪਕਾਰ ॥

अलह लहउ तउ किआ कहउ कहउ त को उपकार ॥

Âlah lahaū ŧaū kiâa kahaū kahaū ŧa ko ūpakaar ||

If I come to know the Lord, what can I say; what good does it do to speak?

ਬਟਕ ਬੀਜ ਮਹਿ ਰਵਿ ਰਹਿਓ ਜਾ ਕੋ ਤੀਨਿ ਲੋਕ ਬਿਸਥਾਰ ॥੩॥

बटक बीज महि रवि रहिओ जा को तीनि लोक बिसथार ॥३॥

Batak beej mahi ravi rahiõ jaa ko ŧeeni lok bisaŧhaar ||3||

He is contained in the seed of the banyan-tree, and yet, His expanse spreads across the three worlds. ||3||


ਅਲਹ ਲਹੰਤਾ ਭੇਦ ਛੈ ਕਛੁ ਕਛੁ ਪਾਇਓ ਭੇਦ ॥

अलह लहंता भेद छै कछु कछु पाइओ भेद ॥

Âlah lahanŧŧaa bheđ chhai kachhu kachhu paaīõ bheđ ||

One who knows the Lord understands His mystery, and bit by bit, the mystery disappears.

ਉਲਟਿ ਭੇਦ ਮਨੁ ਬੇਧਿਓ ਪਾਇਓ ਅਭੰਗ ਅਛੇਦ ॥੪॥

उलटि भेद मनु बेधिओ पाइओ अभंग अछेद ॥४॥

Ūlati bheđ manu beđhiõ paaīõ âbhangg âchheđ ||4||

Turning away from the world, one's mind is pierced through with this mystery, and one obtains the Indestructible, Impenetrable Lord. ||4||


ਤੁਰਕ ਤਰੀਕਤਿ ਜਾਨੀਐ ਹਿੰਦੂ ਬੇਦ ਪੁਰਾਨ ॥

तुरक तरीकति जानीऐ हिंदू बेद पुरान ॥

Ŧurak ŧareekaŧi jaaneeâi hinđđoo beđ puraan ||

The Muslim knows the Muslim way of life; the Hindu knows the Vedas and Puraanas.

ਮਨ ਸਮਝਾਵਨ ਕਾਰਨੇ ਕਛੂਅਕ ਪੜੀਐ ਗਿਆਨ ॥੫॥

मन समझावन कारने कछूअक पड़ीऐ गिआन ॥५॥

Man samajhaavan kaarane kachhooâk paɍeeâi giâan ||5||

To instruct their minds, people ought to study some sort of spiritual wisdom. ||5||


ਓਅੰਕਾਰ ਆਦਿ ਮੈ ਜਾਨਾ ॥

ओअंकार आदि मै जाना ॥

Õânkkaar âađi mai jaanaa ||

I know only the One, the Universal Creator, the Primal Being.

ਲਿਖਿ ਅਰੁ ਮੇਟੈ ਤਾਹਿ ਨ ਮਾਨਾ ॥

लिखि अरु मेटै ताहि न माना ॥

Likhi âru metai ŧaahi na maanaa ||

I do not believe in anyone whom the Lord writes and erases.

ਓਅੰਕਾਰ ਲਖੈ ਜਉ ਕੋਈ ॥

ओअंकार लखै जउ कोई ॥

Õânkkaar lakhai jaū koëe ||

If someone knows the One, the Universal Creator,

ਸੋਈ ਲਖਿ ਮੇਟਣਾ ਨ ਹੋਈ ॥੬॥

सोई लखि मेटणा न होई ॥६॥

Soëe lakhi metañaa na hoëe ||6||

He shall not perish, since he knows Him. ||6||


ਕਕਾ ਕਿਰਣਿ ਕਮਲ ਮਹਿ ਪਾਵਾ ॥

कका किरणि कमल महि पावा ॥

Kakaa kirañi kamal mahi paavaa ||

KAKKA: When the rays of Divine Light come into the heart-lotus,

ਸਸਿ ਬਿਗਾਸ ਸੰਪਟ ਨਹੀ ਆਵਾ ॥

ससि बिगास स्मपट नही आवा ॥

Sasi bigaas samppat nahee âavaa ||

The moon-light of Maya cannot enter the basket of the mind.

ਅਰੁ ਜੇ ਤਹਾ ਕੁਸਮ ਰਸੁ ਪਾਵਾ ॥

अरु जे तहा कुसम रसु पावा ॥

Âru je ŧahaa kusam rasu paavaa ||

And if one obtains the subtle fragrance of that spiritual flower,

ਅਕਹ ਕਹਾ ਕਹਿ ਕਾ ਸਮਝਾਵਾ ॥੭॥

अकह कहा कहि का समझावा ॥७॥

Âkah kahaa kahi kaa samajhaavaa ||7||

He cannot describe the indescribable; he could speak, but who would understand? ||7||


ਖਖਾ ਇਹੈ ਖੋੜਿ ਮਨ ਆਵਾ ॥

खखा इहै खोड़ि मन आवा ॥

Khakhaa īhai khoɍi man âavaa ||

KHAKHA: The mind has entered this cave.

ਖੋੜੇ ਛਾਡਿ ਨ ਦਹ ਦਿਸ ਧਾਵਾ ॥

खोड़े छाडि न दह दिस धावा ॥

Khoɍe chhaadi na đah đis đhaavaa ||

It does not leave this cave to wander in the ten directions.

ਖਸਮਹਿ ਜਾਣਿ ਖਿਮਾ ਕਰਿ ਰਹੈ ॥

खसमहि जाणि खिमा करि रहै ॥

Khasamahi jaañi khimaa kari rahai ||

Knowing their Lord and Master, people show compassion;

ਤਉ ਹੋਇ ਨਿਖਿਅਉ ਅਖੈ ਪਦੁ ਲਹੈ ॥੮॥

तउ होइ निखिअउ अखै पदु लहै ॥८॥

Ŧaū hoī nikhiâū âkhai pađu lahai ||8||

Then, they become immortal, and attain the state of eternal dignity. ||8||


ਗਗਾ ਗੁਰ ਕੇ ਬਚਨ ਪਛਾਨਾ ॥

गगा गुर के बचन पछाना ॥

Gagaa gur ke bachan pachhaanaa ||

GAGGA: One who understands the Guru's Word

ਦੂਜੀ ਬਾਤ ਨ ਧਰਈ ਕਾਨਾ ॥

दूजी बात न धरई काना ॥

Đoojee baaŧ na đharaëe kaanaa ||

Does not listen to anything else.

ਰਹੈ ਬਿਹੰਗਮ ਕਤਹਿ ਨ ਜਾਈ ॥

रहै बिहंगम कतहि न जाई ॥

Rahai bihanggam kaŧahi na jaaëe ||

He remains like a hermit and does not go anywhere,

ਅਗਹ ਗਹੈ ਗਹਿ ਗਗਨ ਰਹਾਈ ॥੯॥

अगह गहै गहि गगन रहाई ॥९॥

Âgah gahai gahi gagan rahaaëe ||9||

When he grasps the Ungraspable Lord and dwells in the sky of the Tenth Gate. ||9||


ਘਘਾ ਘਟਿ ਘਟਿ ਨਿਮਸੈ ਸੋਈ ॥

घघा घटि घटि निमसै सोई ॥

Ghaghaa ghati ghati nimasai soëe ||

GHAGHA: He dwells in each and every heart.

ਘਟ ਫੂਟੇ ਘਟਿ ਕਬਹਿ ਨ ਹੋਈ ॥

घट फूटे घटि कबहि न होई ॥

Ghat phoote ghati kabahi na hoëe ||

Even when the body-pitcher bursts, he does not diminish.

ਤਾ ਘਟ ਮਾਹਿ ਘਾਟ ਜਉ ਪਾਵਾ ॥

ता घट माहि घाट जउ पावा ॥

Ŧaa ghat maahi ghaat jaū paavaa ||

When someone finds the Path to the Lord within his own heart,

ਸੋ ਘਟੁ ਛਾਡਿ ਅਵਘਟ ਕਤ ਧਾਵਾ ॥੧੦॥

सो घटु छाडि अवघट कत धावा ॥१०॥

So ghatu chhaadi âvaghat kaŧ đhaavaa ||10||

Why should he abandon that Path to follow some other path? ||10||


ਙੰਙਾ ਨਿਗ੍ਰਹਿ ਸਨੇਹੁ ਕਰਿ ਨਿਰਵਾਰੋ ਸੰਦੇਹ ॥

ङंङा निग्रहि सनेहु करि निरवारो संदेह ॥

Ǹanǹǹaa nigrhi sanehu kari niravaaro sanđđeh ||

NGANGA: Restrain yourself, love the Lord, and dismiss your doubts.

ਨਾਹੀ ਦੇਖਿ ਨ ਭਾਜੀਐ ਪਰਮ ਸਿਆਨਪ ਏਹ ॥੧੧॥

नाही देखि न भाजीऐ परम सिआनप एह ॥११॥

Naahee đekhi na bhaajeeâi param siâanap ēh ||11||

Even if you do not see the Path, do not run away; this is the highest wisdom. ||11||


ਚਚਾ ਰਚਿਤ ਚਿਤ੍ਰ ਹੈ ਭਾਰੀ ॥

चचा रचित चित्र है भारी ॥

Chachaa rachiŧ chiŧr hai bhaaree ||

CHACHA: He painted the great picture of the world.

ਤਜਿ ਚਿਤ੍ਰੈ ਚੇਤਹੁ ਚਿਤਕਾਰੀ ॥

तजि चित्रै चेतहु चितकारी ॥

Ŧaji chiŧrai cheŧahu chiŧakaaree ||

Forget this picture, and remember the Painter.

ਚਿਤ੍ਰ ਬਚਿਤ੍ਰ ਇਹੈ ਅਵਝੇਰਾ ॥

चित्र बचित्र इहै अवझेरा ॥

Chiŧr bachiŧr īhai âvajheraa ||

This wondrous painting is now the problem.

ਤਜਿ ਚਿਤ੍ਰੈ ਚਿਤੁ ਰਾਖਿ ਚਿਤੇਰਾ ॥੧੨॥

तजि चित्रै चितु राखि चितेरा ॥१२॥

Ŧaji chiŧrai chiŧu raakhi chiŧeraa ||12||

Forget this picture and focus your consciousness on the Painter. ||12||


ਛਛਾ ਇਹੈ ਛਤ੍ਰਪਤਿ ਪਾਸਾ ॥

छछा इहै छत्रपति पासा ॥

Chhachhaa īhai chhaŧrpaŧi paasaa ||

CHHACHHA: The Sovereign Lord of the Universe is here with you.

ਛਕਿ ਕਿ ਨ ਰਹਹੁ ਛਾਡਿ ਕਿ ਨ ਆਸਾ ॥

छकि कि न रहहु छाडि कि न आसा ॥

Chhaki ki na rahahu chhaadi ki na âasaa ||

Why are you so unhappy? Why don't you abandon your desires?

ਰੇ ਮਨ ਮੈ ਤਉ ਛਿਨ ਛਿਨ ਸਮਝਾਵਾ ॥

रे मन मै तउ छिन छिन समझावा ॥

Re man mai ŧaū chhin chhin samajhaavaa ||

O my mind, each and every moment I try to instruct you,

ਤਾਹਿ ਛਾਡਿ ਕਤ ਆਪੁ ਬਧਾਵਾ ॥੧੩॥

ताहि छाडि कत आपु बधावा ॥१३॥

Ŧaahi chhaadi kaŧ âapu bađhaavaa ||13||

But you forsake Him, and entangle yourself with others. ||13||


ਜਜਾ ਜਉ ਤਨ ਜੀਵਤ ਜਰਾਵੈ ॥

जजा जउ तन जीवत जरावै ॥

Jajaa jaū ŧan jeevaŧ jaraavai ||

JAJJA: If someone burns his body while he is still alive,

ਜੋਬਨ ਜਾਰਿ ਜੁਗਤਿ ਸੋ ਪਾਵੈ ॥

जोबन जारि जुगति सो पावै ॥

Joban jaari jugaŧi so paavai ||

And burns away the desires of his youth, then he finds the right way.

ਅਸ ਜਰਿ ਪਰ ਜਰਿ ਜਰਿ ਜਬ ਰਹੈ ॥

अस जरि पर जरि जरि जब रहै ॥

Âs jari par jari jari jab rahai ||

When he burns his desire for his own wealth, and that of others,

ਤਬ ਜਾਇ ਜੋਤਿ ਉਜਾਰਉ ਲਹੈ ॥੧੪॥

तब जाइ जोति उजारउ लहै ॥१४॥

Ŧab jaaī joŧi ūjaaraū lahai ||14||

Then he finds the Divine Light. ||14||


ਝਝਾ ਉਰਝਿ ਸੁਰਝਿ ਨਹੀ ਜਾਨਾ ॥

झझा उरझि सुरझि नही जाना ॥

Jhajhaa ūrajhi surajhi nahee jaanaa ||

JHAJHA: You are entangled in the world, and you do not know how to get untangled.

ਰਹਿਓ ਝਝਕਿ ਨਾਹੀ ਪਰਵਾਨਾ ॥

रहिओ झझकि नाही परवाना ॥

Rahiõ jhajhaki naahee paravaanaa ||

You hold back in fear, and are not approved by the Lord.

ਕਤ ਝਖਿ ਝਖਿ ਅਉਰਨ ਸਮਝਾਵਾ ॥

कत झखि झखि अउरन समझावा ॥

Kaŧ jhakhi jhakhi âūran samajhaavaa ||

Why do you talk such nonsense, trying to convince others?

ਝਗਰੁ ਕੀਏ ਝਗਰਉ ਹੀ ਪਾਵਾ ॥੧੫॥

झगरु कीए झगरउ ही पावा ॥१५॥

Jhagaru keeē jhagaraū hee paavaa ||15||

Stirring up arguments, you shall only obtain more arguments. ||15||


ਞੰਞਾ ਨਿਕਟਿ ਜੁ ਘਟ ਰਹਿਓ ਦੂਰਿ ਕਹਾ ਤਜਿ ਜਾਇ ॥

ञंञा निकटि जु घट रहिओ दूरि कहा तजि जाइ ॥

Ņanņņaa nikati ju ghat rahiõ đoori kahaa ŧaji jaaī ||

NYANYA: He dwells near you, deep within your heart; why do you leave Him and go far away?

ਜਾ ਕਾਰਣਿ ਜਗੁ ਢੂਢਿਅਉ ਨੇਰਉ ਪਾਇਅਉ ਤਾਹਿ ॥੧੬॥

जा कारणि जगु ढूढिअउ नेरउ पाइअउ ताहि ॥१६॥

Jaa kaarañi jagu dhoodhiâū neraū paaīâū ŧaahi ||16||

I searched the whole world for Him, but I found Him near myself. ||16||


ਟਟਾ ਬਿਕਟ ਘਾਟ ਘਟ ਮਾਹੀ ॥

टटा बिकट घाट घट माही ॥

Tataa bikat ghaat ghat maahee ||

TATTA: It is such a difficult path, to find Him within your own heart.

ਖੋਲਿ ਕਪਾਟ ਮਹਲਿ ਕਿ ਨ ਜਾਹੀ ॥

खोलि कपाट महलि कि न जाही ॥

Kholi kapaat mahali ki na jaahee ||

Open the doors within, and enter the Mansion of His Presence.

ਦੇਖਿ ਅਟਲ ਟਲਿ ਕਤਹਿ ਨ ਜਾਵਾ ॥

देखि अटल टलि कतहि न जावा ॥

Đekhi âtal tali kaŧahi na jaavaa ||

Beholding the Immovable Lord, you shall not slip and go anywhere else.

ਰਹੈ ਲਪਟਿ ਘਟ ਪਰਚਉ ਪਾਵਾ ॥੧੭॥

रहै लपटि घट परचउ पावा ॥१७॥

Rahai lapati ghat parachaū paavaa ||17||

You shall remain firmly attached to the Lord, and your heart will be happy. ||17||


ਠਠਾ ਇਹੈ ਦੂਰਿ ਠਗ ਨੀਰਾ ॥

ठठा इहै दूरि ठग नीरा ॥

Thathaa īhai đoori thag neeraa ||

T'HAT'HA: Keep yourself far away from this mirage.

ਨੀਠਿ ਨੀਠਿ ਮਨੁ ਕੀਆ ਧੀਰਾ ॥

नीठि नीठि मनु कीआ धीरा ॥

Neethi neethi manu keeâa đheeraa ||

With great difficulty, I have calmed my mind.

ਜਿਨਿ ਠਗਿ ਠਗਿਆ ਸਗਲ ਜਗੁ ਖਾਵਾ ॥

जिनि ठगि ठगिआ सगल जगु खावा ॥

Jini thagi thagiâa sagal jagu khaavaa ||

That cheater, who cheated and devoured the whole world

ਸੋ ਠਗੁ ਠਗਿਆ ਠਉਰ ਮਨੁ ਆਵਾ ॥੧੮॥

सो ठगु ठगिआ ठउर मनु आवा ॥१८॥

So thagu thagiâa thaūr manu âavaa ||18||

- I have cheated that cheater, and my mind is now at peace. ||18||


ਡਡਾ ਡਰ ਉਪਜੇ ਡਰੁ ਜਾਈ ॥

डडा डर उपजे डरु जाई ॥

Dadaa dar ūpaje daru jaaëe ||

DADDA: When the Fear of God wells up, other fears depart.

ਤਾ ਡਰ ਮਹਿ ਡਰੁ ਰਹਿਆ ਸਮਾਈ ॥

ता डर महि डरु रहिआ समाई ॥

Ŧaa dar mahi daru rahiâa samaaëe ||

Other fears are absorbed into that Fear.

ਜਉ ਡਰ ਡਰੈ ਤ ਫਿਰਿ ਡਰੁ ਲਾਗੈ ॥

जउ डर डरै त फिरि डरु लागै ॥

Jaū dar darai ŧa phiri daru laagai ||

When one rejects the Fear of God, then other fears cling to him.

ਨਿਡਰ ਹੂਆ ਡਰੁ ਉਰ ਹੋਇ ਭਾਗੈ ॥੧੯॥

निडर हूआ डरु उर होइ भागै ॥१९॥

Nidar hooâa daru ūr hoī bhaagai ||19||

But if he becomes fearless, the fears of his heart run away. ||19||


ਢਢਾ ਢਿਗ ਢੂਢਹਿ ਕਤ ਆਨਾ ॥

ढढा ढिग ढूढहि कत आना ॥

Dhadhaa dhig dhoodhahi kaŧ âanaa ||

DHADHA: Why do you search in other directions?

ਢੂਢਤ ਹੀ ਢਹਿ ਗਏ ਪਰਾਨਾ ॥

ढूढत ही ढहि गए पराना ॥

Dhoodhaŧ hee dhahi gaē paraanaa ||

Searching for Him like this, the breath of life runs out.

ਚੜਿ ਸੁਮੇਰਿ ਢੂਢਿ ਜਬ ਆਵਾ ॥

चड़ि सुमेरि ढूढि जब आवा ॥

Chaɍi sumeri dhoodhi jab âavaa ||

When I returned after climbing the mountain,

ਜਿਹ ਗੜੁ ਗੜਿਓ ਸੁ ਗੜ ਮਹਿ ਪਾਵਾ ॥੨੦॥

जिह गड़ु गड़िओ सु गड़ महि पावा ॥२०॥

Jih gaɍu gaɍiõ su gaɍ mahi paavaa ||20||

I found Him in the fortress - the fortress which He Himself made. ||20||


ਣਾਣਾ ਰਣਿ ਰੂਤਉ ਨਰ ਨੇਹੀ ਕਰੈ ॥

णाणा रणि रूतउ नर नेही करै ॥

Ñaañaa rañi rooŧaū nar nehee karai ||

NANNA: The warrior who fights on the battle-field should keep up and press on.

ਨਾ ਨਿਵੈ ਨਾ ਫੁਨਿ ਸੰਚਰੈ ॥

ना निवै ना फुनि संचरै ॥

Naa nivai naa phuni sanccharai ||

He should not yield, and he should not retreat.

ਧੰਨਿ ਜਨਮੁ ਤਾਹੀ ਕੋ ਗਣੈ ॥

धंनि जनमु ताही को गणै ॥

Đhanni janamu ŧaahee ko gañai ||

Blessed is the coming of one

ਮਾਰੈ ਏਕਹਿ ਤਜਿ ਜਾਇ ਘਣੈ ॥੨੧॥

मारै एकहि तजि जाइ घणै ॥२१॥

Maarai ēkahi ŧaji jaaī ghañai ||21||

Who conquers the one and renounces the many. ||21||


ਤਤਾ ਅਤਰ ਤਰਿਓ ਨਹ ਜਾਈ ॥

तता अतर तरिओ नह जाई ॥

Ŧaŧaa âŧar ŧariõ nah jaaëe ||

TATTA: The impassable world-ocean cannot be crossed over;

ਤਨ ਤ੍ਰਿਭਵਣ ਮਹਿ ਰਹਿਓ ਸਮਾਈ ॥

तन त्रिभवण महि रहिओ समाई ॥

Ŧan ŧribhavañ mahi rahiõ samaaëe ||

The body remains embroiled in the three worlds.

ਜਉ ਤ੍ਰਿਭਵਣ ਤਨ ਮਾਹਿ ਸਮਾਵਾ ॥

जउ त्रिभवण तन माहि समावा ॥

Jaū ŧribhavañ ŧan maahi samaavaa ||

But when the Lord of the three worlds enters into the body,

ਤਉ ਤਤਹਿ ਤਤ ਮਿਲਿਆ ਸਚੁ ਪਾਵਾ ॥੨੨॥

तउ ततहि तत मिलिआ सचु पावा ॥२२॥

Ŧaū ŧaŧahi ŧaŧ miliâa sachu paavaa ||22||

Then one's essence merges with the essence of reality, and the True Lord is attained. ||22||


ਥਥਾ ਅਥਾਹ ਥਾਹ ਨਹੀ ਪਾਵਾ ॥

थथा अथाह थाह नही पावा ॥

Ŧhaŧhaa âŧhaah ŧhaah nahee paavaa ||

T'HAT'HA: He is Unfathomable; His depths cannot be fathomed.

ਓਹੁ ਅਥਾਹ ਇਹੁ ਥਿਰੁ ਨ ਰਹਾਵਾ ॥

ओहु अथाह इहु थिरु न रहावा ॥

Õhu âŧhaah īhu ŧhiru na rahaavaa ||

He is Unfathomable; this body is impermanent, and unstable.

ਥੋੜੈ ਥਲਿ ਥਾਨਕ ਆਰੰਭੈ ॥

थोड़ै थलि थानक आर्मभै ॥

Ŧhoɍai ŧhali ŧhaanak âarambbhai ||

The mortal builds his dwelling upon this tiny space;

ਬਿਨੁ ਹੀ ਥਾਭਹ ਮੰਦਿਰੁ ਥੰਭੈ ॥੨੩॥

बिनु ही थाभह मंदिरु थ्मभै ॥२३॥

Binu hee ŧhaabhah manđđiru ŧhambbhai ||23||

Without any pillars, he wishes to support a mansion. ||23||


ਦਦਾ ਦੇਖਿ ਜੁ ਬਿਨਸਨਹਾਰਾ ॥

ददा देखि जु बिनसनहारा ॥

Đađaa đekhi ju binasanahaaraa ||

DADDA: Whatever is seen shall perish.

ਜਸ ਅਦੇਖਿ ਤਸ ਰਾਖਿ ਬਿਚਾਰਾ ॥

जस अदेखि तस राखि बिचारा ॥

Jas âđekhi ŧas raakhi bichaaraa ||

Contemplate the One who is unseen.

ਦਸਵੈ ਦੁਆਰਿ ਕੁੰਚੀ ਜਬ ਦੀਜੈ ॥

दसवै दुआरि कुंची जब दीजै ॥

Đasavai đuâari kuncchee jab đeejai ||

When the key is inserted in the Tenth Gate,

ਤਉ ਦਇਆਲ ਕੋ ਦਰਸਨੁ ਕੀਜੈ ॥੨੪॥

तउ दइआल को दरसनु कीजै ॥२४॥

Ŧaū đaīâal ko đarasanu keejai ||24||

Then the Blessed Vision of the Merciful Lord's Darshan is seen. ||24||


ਧਧਾ ਅਰਧਹਿ ਉਰਧ ਨਿਬੇਰਾ ॥

धधा अरधहि उरध निबेरा ॥

Đhađhaa ârađhahi ūrađh niberaa ||

DHADHA: When one ascends from the lower realms of the earth to the higher realms of the heavens, then everything is resolved.

ਅਰਧਹਿ ਉਰਧਹ ਮੰਝਿ ਬਸੇਰਾ ॥

अरधहि उरधह मंझि बसेरा ॥

Ârađhahi ūrađhah manjjhi baseraa ||

The Lord dwells in both the lower and higher worlds.

ਅਰਧਹ ਛਾਡਿ ਉਰਧ ਜਉ ਆਵਾ ॥

अरधह छाडि उरध जउ आवा ॥

Ârađhah chhaadi ūrađh jaū âavaa ||

Leaving the earth, the soul ascends to the heavens;

ਤਉ ਅਰਧਹਿ ਉਰਧ ਮਿਲਿਆ ਸੁਖ ਪਾਵਾ ॥੨੫॥

तउ अरधहि उरध मिलिआ सुख पावा ॥२५॥

Ŧaū ârađhahi ūrađh miliâa sukh paavaa ||25||

Then, the lower and higher join together, and peace is obtained. ||25||


ਨੰਨਾ ਨਿਸਿ ਦਿਨੁ ਨਿਰਖਤ ਜਾਈ ॥

नंना निसि दिनु निरखत जाई ॥

Nannaa nisi đinu nirakhaŧ jaaëe ||

NANNA: The days and nights go by; I am looking for the Lord.

ਨਿਰਖਤ ਨੈਨ ਰਹੇ ਰਤਵਾਈ ॥

निरखत नैन रहे रतवाई ॥

Nirakhaŧ nain rahe raŧavaaëe ||

Looking for Him, my eyes have become blood-shot.

ਨਿਰਖਤ ਨਿਰਖਤ ਜਬ ਜਾਇ ਪਾਵਾ ॥

निरखत निरखत जब जाइ पावा ॥

Nirakhaŧ nirakhaŧ jab jaaī paavaa ||

After looking and looking,when He is finally found,

ਤਬ ਲੇ ਨਿਰਖਹਿ ਨਿਰਖ ਮਿਲਾਵਾ ॥੨੬॥

तब ले निरखहि निरख मिलावा ॥२६॥

Ŧab le nirakhahi nirakh milaavaa ||26||

Then the one who was looking merges into the One who was looked for. ||26||


ਪਪਾ ਅਪਰ ਪਾਰੁ ਨਹੀ ਪਾਵਾ ॥

पपा अपर पारु नही पावा ॥

Papaa âpar paaru nahee paavaa ||

PAPPA: He is limitless; His limits cannot be found.

ਪਰਮ ਜੋਤਿ ਸਿਉ ਪਰਚਉ ਲਾਵਾ ॥

परम जोति सिउ परचउ लावा ॥

Param joŧi siū parachaū laavaa ||

I have attuned myself to the Supreme Light.

ਪਾਂਚਉ ਇੰਦ੍ਰੀ ਨਿਗ੍ਰਹ ਕਰਈ ॥

पांचउ इंद्री निग्रह करई ॥

Paanchaū īanđđree nigrh karaëe ||

One who controls his five senses

ਪਾਪੁ ਪੁੰਨੁ ਦੋਊ ਨਿਰਵਰਈ ॥੨੭॥

पापु पुंनु दोऊ निरवरई ॥२७॥

Paapu punnu đoǖ niravaraëe ||27||

Rises above both sin and virtue. ||27||


ਫਫਾ ਬਿਨੁ ਫੂਲਹ ਫਲੁ ਹੋਈ ॥

फफा बिनु फूलह फलु होई ॥

Phaphaa binu phoolah phalu hoëe ||

FAFFA: Even without the flower, the fruit is produced.

ਤਾ ਫਲ ਫੰਕ ਲਖੈ ਜਉ ਕੋਈ ॥

ता फल फंक लखै जउ कोई ॥

Ŧaa phal phankk lakhai jaū koëe ||

One who looks at a slice of that fruit

ਦੂਣਿ ਨ ਪਰਈ ਫੰਕ ਬਿਚਾਰੈ ॥

दूणि न परई फंक बिचारै ॥

Đooñi na paraëe phankk bichaarai ||

And reflects on it, will not be consigned to reincarnation.

ਤਾ ਫਲ ਫੰਕ ਸਭੈ ਤਨ ਫਾਰੈ ॥੨੮॥

ता फल फंक सभै तन फारै ॥२८॥

Ŧaa phal phankk sabhai ŧan phaarai ||28||

A slice of that fruit slices all bodies. ||28||


ਬਬਾ ਬਿੰਦਹਿ ਬਿੰਦ ਮਿਲਾਵਾ ॥

बबा बिंदहि बिंद मिलावा ॥

Babaa binđđahi binđđ milaavaa ||

BABBA: When one drop blends with another drop,

ਬਿੰਦਹਿ ਬਿੰਦਿ ਨ ਬਿਛੁਰਨ ਪਾਵਾ ॥

बिंदहि बिंदि न बिछुरन पावा ॥

Binđđahi binđđi na bichhuran paavaa ||

Then these drops cannot be separated again.

ਬੰਦਉ ਹੋਇ ਬੰਦਗੀ ਗਹੈ ॥

बंदउ होइ बंदगी गहै ॥

Banđđaū hoī banđđagee gahai ||

Become the Lord's slave, and hold tight to His meditation.

ਬੰਦਕ ਹੋਇ ਬੰਧ ਸੁਧਿ ਲਹੈ ॥੨੯॥

बंदक होइ बंध सुधि लहै ॥२९॥

Banđđak hoī banđđh suđhi lahai ||29||

If you turn your thoughts to the Lord, the Lord will take care of you like a relative. ||29||


ਭਭਾ ਭੇਦਹਿ ਭੇਦ ਮਿਲਾਵਾ ॥

भभा भेदहि भेद मिलावा ॥

Bhabhaa bheđahi bheđ milaavaa ||

BHABHA: When doubt is pierced, union is achieved.

ਅਬ ਭਉ ਭਾਨਿ ਭਰੋਸਉ ਆਵਾ ॥

अब भउ भानि भरोसउ आवा ॥

Âb bhaū bhaani bharosaū âavaa ||

I have shattered my fear, and now I have come to have faith.

ਜੋ ਬਾਹਰਿ ਸੋ ਭੀਤਰਿ ਜਾਨਿਆ ॥

जो बाहरि सो भीतरि जानिआ ॥

Jo baahari so bheeŧari jaaniâa ||

I thought that He was outside of me, but now I know that He is within me.

ਭਇਆ ਭੇਦੁ ਭੂਪਤਿ ਪਹਿਚਾਨਿਆ ॥੩੦॥

भइआ भेदु भूपति पहिचानिआ ॥३०॥

Bhaīâa bheđu bhoopaŧi pahichaaniâa ||30||

When I came to understand this mystery, then I recognized the Lord. ||30||


ਮਮਾ ਮੂਲ ਗਹਿਆ ਮਨੁ ਮਾਨੈ ॥

ममा मूल गहिआ मनु मानै ॥

Mamaa mool gahiâa manu maanai ||

MAMMA: Clinging to the source, the mind is satisfied.

ਮਰਮੀ ਹੋਇ ਸੁ ਮਨ ਕਉ ਜਾਨੈ ॥

मरमी होइ सु मन कउ जानै ॥

Maramee hoī su man kaū jaanai ||

One who knows this mystery understands his own mind.

ਮਤ ਕੋਈ ਮਨ ਮਿਲਤਾ ਬਿਲਮਾਵੈ ॥

मत कोई मन मिलता बिलमावै ॥

Maŧ koëe man milaŧaa bilamaavai ||

Let no one delay in uniting his mind.

ਮਗਨ ਭਇਆ ਤੇ ਸੋ ਸਚੁ ਪਾਵੈ ॥੩੧॥

मगन भइआ ते सो सचु पावै ॥३१॥

Magan bhaīâa ŧe so sachu paavai ||31||

Those who obtain the True Lord are immersed in delight. ||31||


ਮਮਾ ਮਨ ਸਿਉ ਕਾਜੁ ਹੈ ਮਨ ਸਾਧੇ ਸਿਧਿ ਹੋਇ ॥

ममा मन सिउ काजु है मन साधे सिधि होइ ॥

Mamaa man siū kaaju hai man saađhe siđhi hoī ||

MAMMA: The mortal's business is with his own mind; one who disciplines his mind attains perfection.

ਮਨ ਹੀ ਮਨ ਸਿਉ ਕਹੈ ਕਬੀਰਾ ਮਨ ਸਾ ਮਿਲਿਆ ਨ ਕੋਇ ॥੩੨॥

मन ही मन सिउ कहै कबीरा मन सा मिलिआ न कोइ ॥३२॥

Man hee man siū kahai kabeeraa man saa miliâa na koī ||32||

Only the mind can deal with the mind; says Kabeer, I have not met anything like the mind. ||32||


ਇਹੁ ਮਨੁ ਸਕਤੀ ਇਹੁ ਮਨੁ ਸੀਉ ॥

इहु मनु सकती इहु मनु सीउ ॥

Īhu manu sakaŧee īhu manu seeū ||

This mind is Shakti; this mind is Shiva.

ਇਹੁ ਮਨੁ ਪੰਚ ਤਤ ਕੋ ਜੀਉ ॥

इहु मनु पंच तत को जीउ ॥

Īhu manu pancch ŧaŧ ko jeeū ||

This mind is the life of the five elements.

ਇਹੁ ਮਨੁ ਲੇ ਜਉ ਉਨਮਨਿ ਰਹੈ ॥

इहु मनु ले जउ उनमनि रहै ॥

Īhu manu le jaū ūnamani rahai ||

When this mind is channeled, and guided to enlightenment,

ਤਉ ਤੀਨਿ ਲੋਕ ਕੀ ਬਾਤੈ ਕਹੈ ॥੩੩॥

तउ तीनि लोक की बातै कहै ॥३३॥

Ŧaū ŧeeni lok kee baaŧai kahai ||33||

It can describe the secrets of the three worlds. ||33||


ਯਯਾ ਜਉ ਜਾਨਹਿ ਤਉ ਦੁਰਮਤਿ ਹਨਿ ਕਰਿ ਬਸਿ ਕਾਇਆ ਗਾਉ ॥

यया जउ जानहि तउ दुरमति हनि करि बसि काइआ गाउ ॥

Yayaa jaū jaanahi ŧaū đuramaŧi hani kari basi kaaīâa gaaū ||

YAYYA: If you know anything, then destroy your evil-mindedness, and subjugate the body-village.

ਰਣਿ ਰੂਤਉ ਭਾਜੈ ਨਹੀ ਸੂਰਉ ਥਾਰਉ ਨਾਉ ॥੩੪॥

रणि रूतउ भाजै नही सूरउ थारउ नाउ ॥३४॥

Rañi rooŧaū bhaajai nahee sooraū ŧhaaraū naaū ||34||

When you are engaged in the battle, don't run away; then, you shall be known as a spiritual hero. ||34||


ਰਾਰਾ ਰਸੁ ਨਿਰਸ ਕਰਿ ਜਾਨਿਆ ॥

रारा रसु निरस करि जानिआ ॥

Raaraa rasu niras kari jaaniâa ||

RARRA: I have found tastes to be tasteless.

ਹੋਇ ਨਿਰਸ ਸੁ ਰਸੁ ਪਹਿਚਾਨਿਆ ॥

होइ निरस सु रसु पहिचानिआ ॥

Hoī niras su rasu pahichaaniâa ||

Becoming tasteless, I have realized that taste.

ਇਹ ਰਸ ਛਾਡੇ ਉਹ ਰਸੁ ਆਵਾ ॥

इह रस छाडे उह रसु आवा ॥

Īh ras chhaade ūh rasu âavaa ||

Abandoning these tastes, I have found that taste.

ਉਹ ਰਸੁ ਪੀਆ ਇਹ ਰਸੁ ਨਹੀ ਭਾਵਾ ॥੩੫॥

उह रसु पीआ इह रसु नही भावा ॥३५॥

Ūh rasu peeâa īh rasu nahee bhaavaa ||35||

Drinking in that taste, this taste is no longer pleasing. ||35||


ਲਲਾ ਐਸੇ ਲਿਵ ਮਨੁ ਲਾਵੈ ॥

लला ऐसे लिव मनु लावै ॥

Lalaa âise liv manu laavai ||

LALLA: Embrace such love for the Lord in your mind,

ਅਨਤ ਨ ਜਾਇ ਪਰਮ ਸਚੁ ਪਾਵੈ ॥

अनत न जाइ परम सचु पावै ॥

Ânaŧ na jaaī param sachu paavai ||

That you shall not have to go to any other; you shall attain the supreme truth.

ਅਰੁ ਜਉ ਤਹਾ ਪ੍ਰੇਮ ਲਿਵ ਲਾਵੈ ॥

अरु जउ तहा प्रेम लिव लावै ॥

Âru jaū ŧahaa prem liv laavai ||

And if you embrace love and affection for Him there,

ਤਉ ਅਲਹ ਲਹੈ ਲਹਿ ਚਰਨ ਸਮਾਵੈ ॥੩੬॥

तउ अलह लहै लहि चरन समावै ॥३६॥

Ŧaū âlah lahai lahi charan samaavai ||36||

Then you shall obtain the Lord; obtaining Him, you shall be absorbed in His Feet. ||36||


ਵਵਾ ਬਾਰ ਬਾਰ ਬਿਸਨ ਸਮ੍ਹਾਰਿ ॥

ववा बार बार बिसन सम्हारि ॥

Vavaa baar baar bisan samhaari ||

WAWA: Time and time again, dwell upon the Lord.

ਬਿਸਨ ਸੰਮ੍ਹਾਰਿ ਨ ਆਵੈ ਹਾਰਿ ॥

बिसन सम्हारि न आवै हारि ॥

Bisan sammhaari na âavai haari ||

Dwelling upon the Lord, defeat shall not come to you.

ਬਲਿ ਬਲਿ ਜੇ ਬਿਸਨਤਨਾ ਜਸੁ ਗਾਵੈ ॥

बलि बलि जे बिसनतना जसु गावै ॥

Bali bali je bisanaŧanaa jasu gaavai ||

I am a sacrifice, a sacrifice to those, who sing the praises of the Saints, the sons of the Lord.

ਵਿਸਨ ਮਿਲੇ ਸਭ ਹੀ ਸਚੁ ਪਾਵੈ ॥੩੭॥

विसन मिले सभ ही सचु पावै ॥३७॥

Visan mile sabh hee sachu paavai ||37||

Meeting the Lord, total Truth is obtained. ||37||


ਵਾਵਾ ਵਾਹੀ ਜਾਨੀਐ ਵਾ ਜਾਨੇ ਇਹੁ ਹੋਇ ॥

वावा वाही जानीऐ वा जाने इहु होइ ॥

Vaavaa vaahee jaaneeâi vaa jaane īhu hoī ||

WAWA: Know Him. By knowing Him, this mortal becomes Him.

ਇਹੁ ਅਰੁ ਓਹੁ ਜਬ ਮਿਲੈ ਤਬ ਮਿਲਤ ਨ ਜਾਨੈ ਕੋਇ ॥੩੮॥

इहु अरु ओहु जब मिलै तब मिलत न जानै कोइ ॥३८॥

Īhu âru õhu jab milai ŧab milaŧ na jaanai koī ||38||

When this soul and that Lord are blended, then, having been blended, they cannot be known separately. ||38||


ਸਸਾ ਸੋ ਨੀਕਾ ਕਰਿ ਸੋਧਹੁ ॥

ससा सो नीका करि सोधहु ॥

Sasaa so neekaa kari sođhahu ||

SASSA: Discipline your mind with sublime perfection.

ਘਟ ਪਰਚਾ ਕੀ ਬਾਤ ਨਿਰੋਧਹੁ ॥

घट परचा की बात निरोधहु ॥

Ghat parachaa kee baaŧ nirođhahu ||

Refrain from that talk which attracts the heart.

ਘਟ ਪਰਚੈ ਜਉ ਉਪਜੈ ਭਾਉ ॥

घट परचै जउ उपजै भाउ ॥

Ghat parachai jaū ūpajai bhaaū ||

The heart is attracted, when love wells up.

ਪੂਰਿ ਰਹਿਆ ਤਹ ਤ੍ਰਿਭਵਣ ਰਾਉ ॥੩੯॥

पूरि रहिआ तह त्रिभवण राउ ॥३९॥

Poori rahiâa ŧah ŧribhavañ raaū ||39||

The King of the three worlds is perfectly pervading and permeating there. ||39||


ਖਖਾ ਖੋਜਿ ਪਰੈ ਜਉ ਕੋਈ ॥

खखा खोजि परै जउ कोई ॥

Khakhaa khoji parai jaū koëe ||

KHAKHA: Anyone who seeks Him,

ਜੋ ਖੋਜੈ ਸੋ ਬਹੁਰਿ ਨ ਹੋਈ ॥

जो खोजै सो बहुरि न होई ॥

Jo khojai so bahuri na hoëe ||

And by seeking Him, finds Him, shall not be born again.

ਖੋਜ ਬੂਝਿ ਜਉ ਕਰੈ ਬੀਚਾਰਾ ॥

खोज बूझि जउ करै बीचारा ॥

Khoj boojhi jaū karai beechaaraa ||

When someone seeks Him, and comes to understand and contemplate Him,

ਤਉ ਭਵਜਲ ਤਰਤ ਨ ਲਾਵੈ ਬਾਰਾ ॥੪੦॥

तउ भवजल तरत न लावै बारा ॥४०॥

Ŧaū bhavajal ŧaraŧ na laavai baaraa ||40||

Then he crosses over the terrifying world-ocean in an instant. ||40||


ਸਸਾ ਸੋ ਸਹ ਸੇਜ ਸਵਾਰੈ ॥

ससा सो सह सेज सवारै ॥

Sasaa so sah sej savaarai ||

SASSA: The bed of the soul-bride is adorned by her Husband Lord;

ਸੋਈ ਸਹੀ ਸੰਦੇਹ ਨਿਵਾਰੈ ॥

सोई सही संदेह निवारै ॥

Soëe sahee sanđđeh nivaarai ||

Her skepticism is dispelled.

ਅਲਪ ਸੁਖ ਛਾਡਿ ਪਰਮ ਸੁਖ ਪਾਵਾ ॥

अलप सुख छाडि परम सुख पावा ॥

Âlap sukh chhaadi param sukh paavaa ||

Renouncing the shallow pleasures of the world, she obtains the supreme delight.

ਤਬ ਇਹ ਤ੍ਰੀਅ ਓੁਹੁ ਕੰਤੁ ਕਹਾਵਾ ॥੪੧॥

तब इह त्रीअ ओहु कंतु कहावा ॥४१॥

Ŧab īh ŧreeâ õuhu kanŧŧu kahaavaa ||41||

Then, she is the soul-bride; He is called her Husband Lord. ||41||


ਹਾਹਾ ਹੋਤ ਹੋਇ ਨਹੀ ਜਾਨਾ ॥

हाहा होत होइ नही जाना ॥

Haahaa hoŧ hoī nahee jaanaa ||

HAHA: He exists, but He is not known to exist.

ਜਬ ਹੀ ਹੋਇ ਤਬਹਿ ਮਨੁ ਮਾਨਾ ॥

जब ही होइ तबहि मनु माना ॥

Jab hee hoī ŧabahi manu maanaa ||

When He is known to exist, then the mind is pleased and appeased.

ਹੈ ਤਉ ਸਹੀ ਲਖੈ ਜਉ ਕੋਈ ॥

है तउ सही लखै जउ कोई ॥

Hai ŧaū sahee lakhai jaū koëe ||

Of course the Lord exists, if one could only understand Him.

ਤਬ ਓਹੀ ਉਹੁ ਏਹੁ ਨ ਹੋਈ ॥੪੨॥

तब ओही उहु एहु न होई ॥४२॥

Ŧab õhee ūhu ēhu na hoëe ||42||

Then, He alone exists, and not this mortal being. ||42||


ਲਿੰਉ ਲਿੰਉ ਕਰਤ ਫਿਰੈ ਸਭੁ ਲੋਗੁ ॥

लिंउ लिंउ करत फिरै सभु लोगु ॥

Linnū linnū karaŧ phirai sabhu logu ||

Everyone goes around saying, "I'll take this, and I'll take that."

ਤਾ ਕਾਰਣਿ ਬਿਆਪੈ ਬਹੁ ਸੋਗੁ ॥

ता कारणि बिआपै बहु सोगु ॥

Ŧaa kaarañi biâapai bahu sogu ||

Because of that, they suffer in terrible pain.

ਲਖਿਮੀ ਬਰ ਸਿਉ ਜਉ ਲਿਉ ਲਾਵੈ ॥

लखिमी बर सिउ जउ लिउ लावै ॥

Lakhimee bar siū jaū liū laavai ||

When someone comes to love the Lord of Lakhshmi,

ਸੋਗੁ ਮਿਟੈ ਸਭ ਹੀ ਸੁਖ ਪਾਵੈ ॥੪੩॥

सोगु मिटै सभ ही सुख पावै ॥४३॥

Sogu mitai sabh hee sukh paavai ||43||

His sorrow departs, and he obtains total peace. ||43||


ਖਖਾ ਖਿਰਤ ਖਪਤ ਗਏ ਕੇਤੇ ॥

खखा खिरत खपत गए केते ॥

Khakhaa khiraŧ khapaŧ gaē keŧe ||

KHAKHA: Many have wasted their lives, and then perished.

ਖਿਰਤ ਖਪਤ ਅਜਹੂੰ ਨਹ ਚੇਤੇ ॥

खिरत खपत अजहूं नह चेते ॥

Khiraŧ khapaŧ âjahoonn nah cheŧe ||

Wasting away, they do not remember the Lord, even now.

ਅਬ ਜਗੁ ਜਾਨਿ ਜਉ ਮਨਾ ਰਹੈ ॥

अब जगु जानि जउ मना रहै ॥

Âb jagu jaani jaū manaa rahai ||

But if someone, even now, comes to know the transitory nature of the world and restrain his mind,

ਜਹ ਕਾ ਬਿਛੁਰਾ ਤਹ ਥਿਰੁ ਲਹੈ ॥੪੪॥

जह का बिछुरा तह थिरु लहै ॥४४॥

Jah kaa bichhuraa ŧah ŧhiru lahai ||44||

He shall find his permanent home, from which he was separated. ||44||


ਬਾਵਨ ਅਖਰ ਜੋਰੇ ਆਨਿ ॥

बावन अखर जोरे आनि ॥

Baavan âkhar jore âani ||

The fifty-two letters have been joined together.

ਸਕਿਆ ਨ ਅਖਰੁ ਏਕੁ ਪਛਾਨਿ ॥

सकिआ न अखरु एकु पछानि ॥

Sakiâa na âkharu ēku pachhaani ||

But people cannot recognize the One Word of God.

ਸਤ ਕਾ ਸਬਦੁ ਕਬੀਰਾ ਕਹੈ ॥

सत का सबदु कबीरा कहै ॥

Saŧ kaa sabađu kabeeraa kahai ||

Kabeer speaks the Shabad, the Word of Truth.

ਪੰਡਿਤ ਹੋਇ ਸੁ ਅਨਭੈ ਰਹੈ ॥

पंडित होइ सु अनभै रहै ॥

Panddiŧ hoī su ânabhai rahai ||

One who is a Pandit, a religious scholar, must remain fearless.

ਪੰਡਿਤ ਲੋਗਹ ਕਉ ਬਿਉਹਾਰ ॥

पंडित लोगह कउ बिउहार ॥

Panddiŧ logah kaū biūhaar ||

It is the business of the scholarly person to join letters.

ਗਿਆਨਵੰਤ ਕਉ ਤਤੁ ਬੀਚਾਰ ॥

गिआनवंत कउ ततु बीचार ॥

Giâanavanŧŧ kaū ŧaŧu beechaar ||

The spiritual person contemplates the essence of reality.

ਜਾ ਕੈ ਜੀਅ ਜੈਸੀ ਬੁਧਿ ਹੋਈ ॥

जा कै जीअ जैसी बुधि होई ॥

Jaa kai jeeâ jaisee buđhi hoëe ||

According to the wisdom within the mind,

ਕਹਿ ਕਬੀਰ ਜਾਨੈਗਾ ਸੋਈ ॥੪੫॥

कहि कबीर जानैगा सोई ॥४५॥

Kahi kabeer jaanaigaa soëe ||45||

Says Kabeer, so does one come to understand. ||45||



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