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PAURI 5(Stanza 5)

In this Pauri, Guru Amar Das ji says that only those, who have been pre-ordained to receive His Grace, can remain attached to His Divine Name. Then the worldly evils

(kaam, krodh, lobh, moh, ahankaar) cannot affect them and they remain in the state of continuous bliss or ‘Anand’.

VAAJE PANCH SABAD TIT GHAR SABHAAGAE

Those fortunate ones, (upon whom You have bestowed Your Grace), enjoy the beautiful melodies of Divine music vibrating in their hearts (they experience the true joy and spiritual bliss or Anand).

vaaje: are played, panch sabad: five types of melodies, tit: that, ghar: literal meaning is ‘house’, here it implies ‘heart’, s fortunate

GHAR SABHAAGAE SABAD VAAJE KALAA JIT GHAR DHAAREEAA

Those fortunate ones experience the spiritual bliss or Anand because You give them the ability (to remain immersed in Divine Name, beyond the effects of the worldly evils)

kala: ability, courage, jit ghar: that heart, dhaareeaa: put in, gave

PANCH DOOT TUDH VAS KEETE KAAL KANTAK MAAREAA

By Your Divine Grace, they are able to control the five vices and their fear of death is destroyed.

panch: five, doot: enemies, vices, these are kaam (lust), krodh (anger), lobh (greed), moh (attachment), and ahankaar (ego), tudh: You (God), vas: control, kaal: death, kantak: thorne, implies pain, kaal kantak: pain of death, implies fear of death, maareaa: destroyed

DHUR KARAM PAAYAA TUDH JIN KAO SE NAAM HAR KE LAAGE

(Only) those whom You have pre-ordained to receive Your Grace, can remain attached to Your Divine Name.

dhur: from above, implies pre-ordained, karam: Divine Grace, paayaa: put in, implies received, Har: God, laage:Naam Har ke laage: remain attached to Divine Name attached,

KAHAE NANAK TEH SUKH HOAA TIT GHAR ANHAD VAAJE II5II

Nanak says, those (fortunate ones) experience the eternal bliss or Anand (as if ) the Divine music is continuously being played in their hearts.

kahae: says, teh: those, sukh: comfort, implies eternal bliss, tit: that, ghar: heart, anhad: without limit, implies continuous, vaje: play

This is a good opportunity to memorize Gurbani, one Pauri at a time. You can concentrate better and enjoy more if you recite bani without looking at the gutka.

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DID YOU KNOW
GURU GOBIND SINGH JI’S
  • Father was the 9th Guru, Guru Teg Bahadur ji
  • Grand Father (paternal) was the 6th Guru, Guru Hargobind ji
  • Great Grand Father (paternal) was the 5th Guru, Guru Arjan Dev ji
  • Great Great Grand Father (paternal) was the 4th Guru, Guru Ram Das ji
  • Great Great Great Grand Father (maternal) was the 3rd Guru, Guru Amar Das ji
THOUGHT FOR THE DAY
JIN PAT ANDAR BAHAR GUDAR TE BHALE SANSAAR (SGGS-Asa Di Waar)

[Those who are rich at heart (with virtues) and poor (simple) outwardly, are the good people in the World. ]