Spidey’s Serene Sunday – Part 109 #musicalmarch special

Spidey

 “Before becoming a Sikh, a Muslim, a Hindu or a Christian, let’s become a human first.” – Guru Nanak Dev Ji

Spidey and I may have shared this before, but thinking of life, and how we are all treating each other right now, I think our first Guru had wise words to say.

Today I share a shabad (hymn) with lyrics and translation below.

Beautiful rendition by Bhai Harjinder Singh Ji Srinagar Wale

ਪ੍ਰਭ ਕੀ ਹਉ ਚੇਰੁਲੀ ਸੋ ਸਭ ਤੇ ਊਚਾ ॥
jaa parabh kee hau chayrulee so sabh te oochaa.
I am God’s maid-servant; He is the highest of all.

ਸਭੁ ਕਿਛੁ ਤਾ ਕਾ ਕਾਂਢੀਐ ਥੋਰਾ ਅਰੁ ਮੂਚਾ ॥੧॥
sabh kichh ta ka kaandhiye thoraa ar moocha. ||1||
All things, big and small, are said to belong to Him. ||1||

ਜੀਅ ਪ੍ਰਾਨ ਮੇਰਾ ਧਨੋ ਸਾਹਿਬ ਕੀ ਮਨੀਆ ॥
jiye praan mera dhano saahib ki maneya.
I surrender my soul, my breath of life, and my wealth, to my Lord Master.

ਨਾਮਿ ਜਿਸੈ ਕੈ ਊਜਲੀ ਤਿਸੁ ਦਾਸੀ ਗਨੀਆ ॥੧॥ ਰਹਾਉ ॥
naam jise ke oojlee tis daasi ganeeya. ||1|| rahaa-o.
Through His Name, I become radiant; I am known as His slave. ||1||Pause||

ਵੇਪਰਵਾਹੁ ਅਨੰਦ ਮੈ ਨਾਉ ਮਾਣਕ ਹੀਰਾ ॥
veparvaahu anand mai nau maanak heera.
You are Carefree, the Embodiment of Bliss. Your Name is a gem, a jewel.

ਰਜੀ ਧਾਈ ਸਦਾ ਸੁਖੁ ਜਾ ਕਾ ਤੂੰ ਮੀਰਾ ॥੨॥
rajee dhaai sadaa sukh ja ka toon meera. ||2||
One who has You as her Master, is satisfied, satiated and happy forever. ||2||

ਸਖੀ ਸਹੇਰੀ ਸੰਗ ਕੀ ਸੁਮਤਿ ਦ੍ਰਿੜਾਵਉ ॥
sakhi saheree sang ki sumat darirhaavau.
O my companions and fellow maidens, please implant that balanced understanding within me.

ਸੇਵਹੁ ਸਾਧੂ ਭਾਉ ਕਰਿ ਤਉ ਨਿਧਿ ਹਰਿ ਪਾਵਉ ॥੩॥
sevhu sadhu bhau kar tau nidh har paavo. ||3||
Serve the Holy Saints lovingly, and find the treasure of the Lord. ||3||

ਸਗਲੀ ਦਾਸੀ ਠਾਕੁਰੈ ਸਭ ਕਹਤੀ ਮੇਰਾ ॥
sagli daasi thaakurey sabh kehte mera.
All are servants of the Lord Master, and all call Him their own.

ਜਿਸਹਿ ਸੀਗਾਰੇ ਨਾਨਕਾ ਤਿਸੁ ਸੁਖਹਿ ਬਸੇਰਾ ॥੪॥੧੫॥੧੧੭॥
jisahi seegaaray naankaa tis sukheh basayraa. ||4||15||117||
She alone dwells in peace, O Nanak, whom the Lord adorns. ||4||15||117|
Have a blessed Sunday Peeps ☺

Spidey’s Serene Sunday – Part 108

Spidey

“Hey, Soul; Your only support is the Naam, the Name of the Lord.” Sri Guru Arjan Dev Ji

Carrying on from last week, I felt a spiritual pull towards this Shabad, or hymn that is sung by an amazing artist, Manika Kaur. I have tried to find the lyrics and translation for you too. Her voice is amazing.

Maangna

mwgnw mwgnu nIkw hir jsu gur qy mwgnw ]4]
maaganaa maagan neekaa har jas gur thae maaganaa ||4||
Begging, begging – it is noble to beg for the Lord’s Praise from the Guru. ||4||

cwdnw cwdnu AWgin pRB jIau AMqir cwdnw ]1]
chaadhanaa chaadhan aaa(n)gan prabh jeeo a(n)thar chaadhanaa ||1||
Moonlight, moonlight – in the courtyard of the mind, let the moonlight of God shine down. ||1||

AwrwDnw ArwDnu nIkw hir hir nwmu ArwDnw ]2]
aaraadhhanaa araadhhan neekaa har har naam araadhhanaa ||2||
Meditation, meditation – sublime is meditation on the Name of the Lord, Har, Har. ||2||

mwgnw mwgnu nIkw hir jsu gur qy mwgnw ]4]
maaganaa maagan neekaa har jas gur thae maaganaa ||4||
Begging, begging – it is noble to beg for the Lord’s Praise from the Guru. ||4||


iqAwgnw iqAwgnu nIkw kwmu k�oDu loBu iqAwgnw ]3]
thiaaganaa thiaagan neekaa kaam krodhh lobh thiaaganaa ||3||
Renunciation, renunciation – noble is the renunciation of sexual desire, anger and greed. ||3||

mwgnw mwgnu nIkw hir jsu gur qy mwgnw ]4]
maaganaa maagan neekaa har jas gur thae maaganaa ||4||
Begging, begging – it is noble to beg for the Lord’s Praise from the Guru. ||4||

jwgnw jwgnu nIkw hir kIrqn mih jwgnw ]5]
jaaganaa jaagan neekaa har keerathan mehi jaaganaa ||5||
Vigils, vigils – sublime is the vigil spent singing the Kirtan of the Lord’s Praises. ||5||

lwgnw lwgnu nIkw gur crxI mnu lwgnw ]6]
laaganaa laagan neekaa gur charanee man laaganaa ||6||
Attachment, attachment – sublime is the attachment of the mind to the Guru’s Feet. ||6||

mwgnw mwgnu nIkw hir jsu gur qy mwgnw ]4]
maaganaa maagan neekaa har jas gur thae maaganaa ||4||
Begging, begging – it is noble to beg for the Lord’s Praise from the Guru. ||4||

ieh ibiD iqsih prwpqy jw kY msqik Bwgnw ]7]
eih bidhh thisehi paraapathae jaa kai masathak bhaaganaa ||7||
He alone is blessed with this way of life, upon whose forehead such destiny is recorded. ||7||

khu nwnk iqsu sBu ikCu nIkw jo pRB kI srnwgnw ]8]1]4]
kahu naanak this sabh kishh neekaa jo prabh kee saranaaganaa ||8||1||4||
Says Nanak, everything is sublime and noble, for one who enters the Sanctuary of God. ||8||1||4||

mwgnw mwgnu nIkw hir jsu gur qy mwgnw ]4]
maaganaa maagan neekaa har jas gur thae maaganaa ||4||
Begging, begging – it is noble to beg for the Lord’s Praise from the Guru. ||4||

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