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Sri Guru Granth Sahib Verse

ਕਹੁ ਮਾਨੁਖ ਤੇ ਕਿਆ ਹੋਇ ਆਵੈ ॥

Tell me - what can a mere mortal do?

कहु मानुख ते किआ होइ आवै ॥


ਜੋ ਤਿਸੁ ਭਾਵੈ ਸੋਈ ਕਰਾਵੈ ॥

Whatever pleases God is what He causes us to do.

जो तिसु भावै सोई करावै ॥


ਇਸ ਕੈ ਹਾਥਿ ਹੋਇ ਤਾ ਸਭੁ ਕਿਛੁ ਲੇਇ ॥

If it were in our hands, we would grab up everything.

इस कै हाथि होइ ता सभु किछु लेइ ॥


ਜੋ ਤਿਸੁ ਭਾਵੈ ਸੋਈ ਕਰੇਇ ॥

Whatever pleases God - that is what He does.

जो तिसु भावै सोई करेइ ॥


ਅਨਜਾਨਤ ਬਿਖਿਆ ਮਹਿ ਰਚੈ ॥

Through ignorance, people are engrossed in corruption.

अनजानत बिखिआ महि रचै ॥


ਜੇ ਜਾਨਤ ਆਪਨ ਆਪ ਬਚੈ ॥

If they knew better, they would save themselves.

जे जानत आपन आप बचै ॥


ਭਰਮੇ ਭੂਲਾ ਦਹ ਦਿਸਿ ਧਾਵੈ ॥

Deluded by doubt, they wander around in the ten directions.

भरमे भूला दह दिसि धावै ॥


ਨਿਮਖ ਮਾਹਿ ਚਾਰਿ ਕੁੰਟ ਫਿਰਿ ਆਵੈ ॥

In an instant, their minds go around the four corners of the world and come back again.

निमख माहि चारि कुंट फिरि आवै ॥


ਕਰਿ ਕਿਰਪਾ ਜਿਸੁ ਅਪਨੀ ਭਗਤਿ ਦੇਇ ॥

Those whom the Lord mercifully blesses with His devotional worship

करि किरपा जिसु अपनी भगति देइ ॥


ਨਾਨਕ ਤੇ ਜਨ ਨਾਮਿ ਮਿਲੇਇ ॥੩॥

- O Nanak, they are absorbed into the Naam. ||3||

नानक ते जन नामि मिलेइ ॥३॥