Archive for April, 2017

SGGS pp 1294-1296, Kaanrra M: 4, Shabads 1-6.   ਰਾਗੁ ਕਾਨੜਾ ਚਉਪਦੇ ਮਹਲਾ ੪ ਘਰੁ ੧ rāgu kānaṛā chaupadē mahalā ੪ gharu ੧   Composition of the fourth Guru in (raag-u) Raga Kaanrra, (ghar-u 1) to be sung to the firsr beat.   ੴ ਸਤਿ ਨਾਮੁ ਕਰਤਾ ਪੁਰਖੁ ਨਿਰਭਉ ਨਿਰਵੈਰੁ ਅਕਾਲ ਮੂਰਤਿ ਅਜੂਨੀ ਸੈਭੰ ਗੁਰ […]

SGGS pp 1292-1293, Malaar Namdev Ji, Ravidas Ji.   ਰਾਗੁ ਮਲਾਰ ਬਾਣੀ ਭਗਤ ਨਾਮਦੇਵ ਜੀਉ ਕੀ ॥   ੴ ਸਤਿਗੁਰ ਪ੍ਰਸਾਦਿ ॥ rāgu malār bāṇī bhagat nāmadēv jīu kī.   ik‐ōṃkār satigur prasādi.   (Baani = words) composition of (jeeo) the revered (bhagat) devotee Namdev in Malaar (raag) Raga.    Invoking the One all-pervasive Creator who may be […]

SGGS pp 1289-1291, Vaar Malaar Paurris 25-28 0f 28.   Note: The first Slok below is about how deeply the humans are involved with physical relations while forgetting the spiritual aspect. Freedom from this is possible through awareness of Divine commands. The second Slok is also about the Brahmin talking about meat-eating and taking pride […]

SGGS pp 1288-1289, Vaar Malaar, Paurris 22- 24   ਸਲੋਕ ਮਃ ੨ ॥ ਨਾਉ ਫਕੀਰੈ ਪਾਤਿਸਾਹੁ ਮੂਰਖ ਪੰਡਿਤੁ ਨਾਉ ॥ ਅੰਧੇ ਕਾ ਨਾਉ ਪਾਰਖੂ ਏਵੈ ਕਰੇ ਗੁਆਉ ॥   (Slok) prologue (M: 2) by the second guru. (Naau = name) recognition (ka) of (phakeeari) a beggar – one who seeks money – as (paatsaah-u = […]

SGGS pp 1285-1288, Vaar Malaar, Paurris 18-21.   Note: Raag/Raga or musical measure Malaar is connected with the rainy season. It is believed that rain comes when this Raga is sung. This is used as metaphor below.   ਸਲੋਕ ਮਃ ੩ ॥ ਗੁਰਮੁਖਿ ਮਲਾਰ ਰਾਗੁ ਜੋ ਕਰਹਿ ਤਿਨ ਮਨੁ ਤਨੁ ਸੀਤਲੁ ਹੋਇ ॥ ਗੁਰ ਸਬਦੀ […]

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