Archive for June, 2014

SGGS pp 870-873, Gondd Kabir Ji, Shabads 1-11.   ਰਾਗੁ ਗੋਂਡ ਬਾਣੀ ਭਗਤਾ ਕੀ ॥ ਕਬੀਰ ਜੀ ਘਰੁ ੧    ੴ ਸਤਿਗੁਰ ਪ੍ਰਸਾਦਿ ॥ Rāg Gond baṇī bẖagṯā kī.  Kabīr jī gẖar 1    Ik▫oaʼnkār saṯgur parsāḏ.   Compositions of (bhagtaa = devotees) the sainits in Rag Gondd. Starting with that of (ji) revered Kabir, (ghar-u 1) to […]

SGGS pp 867-869, Gondd M; 5, Shabads 19-23.   Note: This Shabad uses the word ਨਾਰਾਇਣ (naaraain/naaraayan) copiously. It is a compound word of nar = men/creatures + aain = abode, i.e. abode in all creatures and refers to the Almighty. The word is originally from Hindu texts where it is mostly used for Vishnu the […]

SGGS pp 866-867, Gondd M: 5, Shabads 14-18.   Note: We are here to serve the purpose of our creation through obedience to the instructions given by the Creator to the soul. However there is a tendency to display this to do it only symbolically in the form of pretense or performance of rituals. We […]

  SGGS pp 864-866, Gondd M; 5, Shabads 7-13     ਗੋਂਡਮਹਲਾ ੫ ॥ ਗੁਰ ਕੀ ਮੂਰਤਿ ਮਨ ਮਹਿ ਧਿਆਨੁ ॥ ਗੁਰ ਕੈ ਸਬਦਿ ਮੰਤ੍ਰੁ ਮਨੁ ਮਾਨ ॥ ਗੁਰ ਕੇ ਚਰਨ ਰਿਦੈ ਲੈ ਧਾਰਉ ॥ ਗੁਰੁ ਪਾਰਬ੍ਰਹਮੁ ਸਦਾ ਨਮਸਕਾਰਉ ॥੧॥ Gond mėhlā 5.  Gur kī mūraṯ man mėh ḏẖi▫ān.  Gur kai sabaḏ manṯar man mān.  Gur ke cẖaran […]

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