man ray parabh kee saran bichaaro

soriT mhlw 9 ] (632-4)
sorath mehlaa 9.
Sorat'h, Ninth Mehl:

mn ry pRB kI srin ibcwro ]
man ray parabh kee saran bichaaro.
O mind, contemplate the Sanctuary of God.

ijh ismrq gnkw sI auDrI qw ko jsu aur Dwro ]1] rhwau ]
jih simrat gankaa see uDhree taa ko jas ur Dhaaro. ||1|| rahaa-o.
Meditating on Him in remembrance, Ganika the prostitute was saved; enshrine His Praises within your heart. ||1||Pause||

Atl BieE DRšA jw kY ismrin Aru inrBY pdu pwieAw ]
atal bha-i-o Dharoo-a jaa kai simran ar nirbhai pad paa-i-aa.
Meditating on Him in remembrance, Dhroo became immortal, and obtained the state of fearlessness.

duK hrqw ieh ibiD ko suAwmI qY kwhy ibsrwieAw ]1]
dukh hartaa ih biDh ko su-aamee tai kaahay bisraa-i-aa. ||1||
The Lord and Master removes suffering in this way - why have you forgotten Him? ||1||

jb hI srin ghI ikrpw iniD gj grwh qy CUtw ]
jab hee saran gahee kirpaa niDh gaj garaah tay chhootaa.
As soon as the elephant took to the protective Sanctuary of the Lord, the ocean of mercy, he escaped from the crocodile.

mhmw nwm khw lau brnau rwm khq bMDn iqh qUtw ]2]
mahmaa naam kahaa la-o barna-o raam kahat banDhan tih tootaa. ||2||
How much can I describe the Glorious Praises of the Naam? Whoever chants the Lord's Name, his bonds are broken. ||2||

Ajwmlu pwpI jgu jwny inmK mwih insqwrw ]
ajaamal paapee jag jaanay nimakh maahi nistaaraa.
Ajaamal, known throughout the world as a sinner, was redeemed in an instant.

nwnk khq cyq icMqwmin qY BI auqrih pwrw ]3]4]
naanak kahat chayt chintaaman tai bhee utreh paaraa. ||3||4||
Says Nanak, remember the Chintaamani, the jewel which fulfills all desires, and you too shall be carried across and saved. ||3||4||