mil mayray pareetam pi-aari-aa

kydwrw CMq mhlw 5 (1122-5)
kaydaaraa chhant mehlaa 5
Kaydaaraa Chhant, Fifth Mehl:


imlu myry pRIqm ipAwirAw ] rhwau ]
mil mayray pareetam pi-aari-aa. rahaa-o.
Please meet me, O my Dear Beloved. ||Pause||

pUir rihAw srbqR mY so purKu ibDwqw ]
poor rahi-aa sarbatar mai so purakh biDhaataa.
He is All-pervading amongst all, the Architect of Destiny.

mwrgu pRB kw hir kIAw sMqn sMig jwqw ]
maarag parabh kaa har kee-aa santan sang jaataa.
The Lord God has created His Path, which is known in the Society of the Saints.

sMqn sMig jwqw purKu ibDwqw Git Git ndir inhwilAw ]
santan sang jaataa purakh biDhaataa ghat ghat nadar nihaali-aa.
The Creator Lord, the Architect of Destiny, is known in the Society of the Saints; You are seen in each and every heart.

jo srnI AwvY srb suK pwvY iqlu nhI BMnY GwilAw ]
jo sarnee aavai sarab sukh paavai til nahee bhannai ghaali-aa.
One who comes to His Sanctuary, finds absolute peace; not even a bit of his work goes unnoticed.

hir gux iniD gwey shj suBwey pRym mhw rs mwqw ]
har gun niDh gaa-ay sahj subhaa-ay paraym mahaa ras maataa.
One who sings the Glorious Praises of the Lord, the Treasure of Virtue, is easily, naturally intoxicated with the supreme, sublime essence of divine love.

nwnk dws qyrI srxweI qU pUrn purKu ibDwqw ]1]
naanak daas tayree sarnaa-ee too pooran purakh biDhaataa. ||1||
Slave Nanak seeks Your Sanctuary; You are the Perfect Creator Lord, the Architect of Destiny. ||1||

hir pRym Bgiq jn byiDAw sy Awn kq jwhI ]
har paraym bhagat jan bayDhi-aa say aan kat jaahee.
The Lord's humble servant is pierced through with loving devotion to Him; where else can he go?

mInu ibCohw nw shY jl ibnu mir pwhI ]
meen bichhohaa naa sahai jal bin mar paahee.
The fish cannot endure separation, and without water, it will die.

hir ibnu ikau rhIAY dUK ikin shIAY cwiqRk bUMd ipAwisAw ]
har bin ki-o rahee-ai dookh kin sahee-ai chaatrik boond pi-aasi-aa.
Without the Lord, how can I survive? How can I endure the pain? I am like the rainbird, thirsty for the rain-drop.

kb rYin ibhwvY ckvI suKu pwvY sUrj ikrix pRgwisAw ]
kab rain bihaavai chakvee sukh paavai sooraj kiran pargaasi-aa.
"When will the night pass?," asks the chakvi bird. "I shall find peace only when the rays of the sun shine on me."

hir dris mnu lwgw idnsu sBwgw Anidnu hir gux gwhI ]
har daras man laagaa dinas sabhaagaa an-din har gun gaahee.
My mind is attached to the Blessed Vision of the Lord. Blessed are the nights and days, when I sing the Glorious Praises of the Lord,

nwnk dwsu khY bynqI kq hir ibnu pRwx itkwhI ]2]
naanak daas kahai baynantee kat har bin paraan tikaahee. ||2||
Slave Nanak utters this prayer; without the Lord, how can the breath of life continue to flow through me? ||2||

sws ibnw ijau dyhurI kq soBw pwvY ]
saas binaa ji-o dayhuree kat sobhaa paavai.
Without the breath, how can the body obtain glory and fame?

drs ibhUnw swD jnu iKnu itkxu n AwvY ]
daras bihoonaa saaDh jan khin tikan na aavai.
Without the Blessed Vision of the Lord's Darshan, the humble, holy person does not find peace, even for an instant.

hir ibnu jo rhxw nrku so shxw crn kml mnu byiDAw ]
har bin jo rahnaa narak so sahnaa charan kamal man bayDhi-aa.
Those who are without the Lord suffer in hell; my mind is pierced through with the Lord's Feet.

hir risk bYrwgI nwim ilv lwgI kqhu n jwie inKyiDAw ]
har rasik bairaagee naam liv laagee katahu na jaa-ay nikhayDhi-aa.
The Lord is both sensual and unattached; lovingly attune yourself to the Naam, the Name of the Lord. No one can ever deny Him.

hir isau jwie imlxw swDsMig rhxw so suKu AMik n mwvY ]
har si-o jaa-ay milnaa saaDhsang rahnaa so sukh ank na maavai.
Go and meet with the Lord, and dwell in the Saadh Sangat, the Company of the Holy; no one can contain that peace within his being.

hohu ik®pwl nwnk ky suAwmI hir crnh sMig smwvY ]3]
hohu kirpaal naanak kay su-aamee har charnah sang samaavai. ||3||
Please be kind to me, O Lord and Master of Nanak, that I may merge in You. ||3||

Kojq Kojq pRB imly hir kruxw Dwry ]
khojat khojat parabh milay har karunaa Dhaaray.
Searching and searching, I have met with my Lord God, who has showered me with His Mercy.

inrguxu nIcu AnwQu mY nhI doK bIcwry ]
nirgun neech anaath mai nahee dokh beechaaray.
I am unworthy, a lowly orphan, but He does not even consider my faults.

nhI doK bIcwry pUrn suK swry pwvn ibrdu bKwinAw ]
nahee dokh beechaaray pooran sukh saaray paavan birad bakhaani-aa.
He does not consider my faults; He has blessed me with Perfect Peace. It is said that it is His Way to purify us.

Bgiq vClu suin AMcluo gihAw Git Git pUr smwinAw ]
bhagat vachhal sun anchlo gahi-aa ghat ghat poor samaani-aa.
Hearing that He is the Love of His devotees, I have grasped the hem of His robe. He is totally permeating each and every heart.

suK swgruo pwieAw shj suBwieAw jnm mrn duK hwry ]
sukh saagro paa-i-aa sahj subhaa-i-aa janam maran dukh haaray.
I have found the Lord, the Ocean of Peace, with intuitive ease; the pains of birth and death are gone.

kru gih lIny nwnk dws Apny rwm nwm auir hwry ]4]1]
kar geh leenay naanak daas apnay raam naam ur haaray. ||4||1||
Taking him by the hand, the Lord has saved Nanak, His slave; He has woven the garland of His Name into his heart. ||4||1||