man maigal saakat dayvaanaa
Awsw mhlw 1 ](415-6)
aasaa mehlaa 1.
Aasaa, First Mehl:
mnu mYglu swkqu dyvwnw ]
mnu mYglu swkqu dyvwnw ]
bn KMif mwieAw moih hYrwnw ]
It wanders around the forest, distracted by attachment to Maya.
ieq auq jwih kwl ky cwpy ]
It goes here and there, hounded by death.
gurmuiK Koij lhY Gru Awpy ]1]
The Gurmukh seeks, and finds his own home. ||1||
ibnu gur sbdY mnu nhI Taurw ]
Without the Word of the Guru's Shabad, the mind finds no place of rest.
ismrhu rwm nwmu Aiq inrmlu Avr iqAwghu haumY kaurw ]1] rhwau ]
Remember in meditation the Lord's Name, the most pure and sublime; renounce your bitter egotism. ||1||Pause||
iehu mnu mugDu khhu ikau rhsI ]
Tell me, how can this stupid mind be rescued?
ibnu smJy jm kw duKu shsI ]
Without understanding, it shall suffer the pains of death.
Awpy bKsy siqguru mylY ]
The Lord Himself forgives us, and unites us with the True Guru.
kwlu kMtku mwry scu pylY ]2]
The True Lord conquers and overcomes the tortures of death. ||2||
iehu mnu krmw iehu mnu Drmw ]
This mind commits its deeds of karma, and this mind follows the Dharma.
iehu mnu pMc qqu qy jnmw ]
This mind is born of the five elements.
swkqu loBI iehu mnu mUVw ]
This foolish mind is perverted and greedy.
gurmuiK nwmu jpY mnu rUVw ]3]
Chanting the Naam, the mind of the Gurmukh becomes beautiful. ||3||
gurmuiK mnu AsQwny soeI ]
The mind of the Gurmukh finds the Lord's home.
gurmuiK iqRBvix soJI hoeI ]
The Gurmukh comes to know the three worlds.
iehu mnu jogI BogI qpu qwpY ]
This mind is a Yogi, an enjoyer, a practicer of austerities.
gurmuiK cInY@ hir pRBu AwpY ]4]
The Gurmukh understands the Lord God Himself. ||4||
mnu bYrwgI haumY iqAwgI ]
This mind is a detached renunciate, forsaking egotism.
Git Git mnsw duibDw lwgI ]
Desire and duality afflict each and every heart.
rwm rswiexu gurmuiK cwKY ]
The Gurmukh drinks in the Lord's sublime essence;
dir Gir mhlI hir piq rwKY ]5]
at His Door, in the Mansion of the Lord's Presence, He preserves his honor. ||5||
iehu mnu rwjw sUr sMgRwim ]
This mind is the king, the hero of cosmic battles.
iehu mnu inrBau gurmuiK nwim ]
The mind of the Gurmukh becomes fearless through the Naam.
mwry pMc ApunY vis kIey ]
Overpowering and subduing the five passions,
haumY gRwis iekqu Qwie kIey ]6]
holding ego in its grip, it confines them to one place. ||6||
gurmuiK rwg suAwd An iqAwgy ]
The Gurmukh renounces other songs and tastes.
gurmuiK iehu mnu BgqI jwgy ]
The mind of the Gurmukh is awakened to devotion.
Anhd suix mwinAw sbdu vIcwrI ]
Hearing the unstruck music of the sound current, this mind contemplates the Shabad, and accepts it.
Awqmu cIin@ Bey inrMkwrI ]7]
Understanding itself, this soul becomes attuned to the Formless Lord. ||7||
iehu mnu inrmlu dir Gir soeI ]
This mind becomes immaculately pure, in the Court and the Home of the Lord.
gurmuiK Bgiq Bwau Duin hoeI ]
The Gurmukh shows his love through loving devotional worship.
Aihinis hir jsu gur prswid ]
Night and day, by Guru's Grace, sing the Lord's Praises.
Git Git so pRBu Awid jugwid ]8]
God dwells in each and every heart, since the very beginning of time, and throughout the ages. ||8||
rwm rswieix iehu mnu mwqw ]
This mind is intoxicated with the sublime essence of the Lord;
srb rswiexu gurmuiK jwqw ]
The Gurmukh realizes the essence of totality.
Bgiq hyqu gur crx invwsw ]
For the sake of devotional worship, he dwells at the Guru's Feet.
nwnk hir jn ky dwsin dwsw ]9]8]
Nanak is the humble servant of the slave of the Lord's slaves. ||9||8||