maaDho saaDhoo jan dayh milaa-ay

bsMqu ihMfol mhlw 4 Gru 2 (1178-4)
basant hindol mehlaa 4 ghar 2
Basant Hindol, Fourth Mehl, Second House:

rwm nwmu rqn koTVI gV mMdir eyk lukwnI ]
raam naam ratan koth-rhee garh mandar ayk lukaanee.
The Lord's Name is a jewel, hidden in a chamber of the palace of the body-fortress.

siqguru imlY q KojIAY imil joqI joiq smwnI ]1]
satgur milai ta khojee-ai mil jotee jot samaanee. ||1||
When one meets the True Guru, then he searches and finds it, and his light merges with the Divine Light. ||1||

mwDo swDU jn dyhu imlwie ]
maaDho saaDhoo jan dayh milaa-ay.
O Lord, lead me to meet with the Holy Person, the Guru.

dyKq drsu pwp siB nwsih pivqR prm pdu pwie ]1] rhwau ]
daykhat daras paap sabh naaseh pavitar param pad paa-ay. ||1|| rahaa-o.
Gazing upon the Blessed Vision of His Darshan, all my sins are erased, and I obtain the supreme, sublime, sanctified status. ||1||Pause||

pMc cor imil lwgy ngrIAw rwm nwm Dnu ihirAw ]
panch chor mil laagay nagree-aa raam naam Dhan hiri-aa.
The five thieves join together and plunder the body-village, stealing the wealth of the Lord's Name.

gurmiq Koj pry qb pkry Dnu swbqu rwis aubirAw ]2]
gurmat khoj paray tab pakray Dhan saabat raas ubri-aa. ||2||
But through the Guru's Teachings, they are traced and caught, and this wealth is recovered intact. ||2||

pwKMf Brm aupwv kir Qwky ird AMqir mwieAw mwieAw ]
pakhand bharam upaav kar thaakay rid antar maa-i-aa maa-i-aa.
Practicing hypocrisy and superstition, people have grown weary of the effort, but still, deep within their hearts, they yearn for Maya, Maya.

swDU purKu purKpiq pwieAw AigAwn AMDyru gvwieAw ]3]
saaDhoo purakh purakhpat paa-i-aa agi-aan anDhayr gavaa-i-aa. ||3||
By the Grace of the Holy Person, I have met with the Lord, the Primal Being, and the darkness of ignorance is dispelled. ||3||

jgMnwQ jgdIs gusweI kir ikrpw swDu imlwvY ]
jagannaath jagdees gusaa-ee kar kirpaa saaDh milaavai.
The Lord, the Lord of the Earth, the Lord of the Universe, in His Mercy, leads me to meet the Holy Person, the Guru.

nwnk sWiq hovY mn AMqir inq ihrdY hir gux gwvY ]4]1]3]
naanak saaNt hovai man antar nit hirdai har gun gaavai. ||4||1||3||
O Nanak, peace then comes to abide deep within my mind, and I constantly sing the Glorious Praises of the Lord within my heart. ||4||1||3||