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ਦੁਧ ਬਿਨੁ ਧੇਨੁ ਪੰਖ ਬਿਨੁ ਪੰਖੀ ਜਲ ਬਿਨੁ ਉਤਭੁਜ ਕਾਮਿ ਨਾਹੀ ॥
दुध बिनु धेनु पंख बिनु पंखी जल बिनु उतभुज कामि नाही ॥
Ḏuḏẖ bin ḏẖen pankẖ bin pankẖī jal bin uṯ▫bẖuj kām nāhī.
A cow without milk; a bird without wings; a garden without water - totally useless!

ਕਿਆ ਸੁਲਤਾਨੁ ਸਲਾਮ ਵਿਹੂਣਾ ਅੰਧੀ ਕੋਠੀ ਤੇਰਾ ਨਾਮੁ ਨਾਹੀ ॥੧॥
किआ सुलतानु सलाम विहूणा अंधी कोठी तेरा नामु नाही ॥१॥
Ki▫ā sulṯān salām vihūṇā anḏẖī koṯẖī ṯerā nām nāhī. ||1||
What is an emperor, without respect? The chamber of the soul is so dark, without the Name of the Lord. ||1||

ਕੀ ਵਿਸਰਹਿ ਦੁਖੁ ਬਹੁਤਾ ਲਾਗੈ ॥
की विसरहि दुखु बहुता लागै ॥
Kī visrahi ḏukẖ bahuṯā lāgai.
How could I ever forget You? It would be so painful!

ਦੁਖੁ ਲਾਗੈ ਤੂੰ ਵਿਸਰੁ ਨਾਹੀ ॥੧॥ ਰਹਾਉ ॥
दुखु लागै तूं विसरु नाही ॥१॥ रहाउ ॥
Ḏukẖ lāgai ṯūʼn visar nāhī. ||1|| rahā▫o.
I would suffer such pain - no, I shall not forget You! ||1||Pause||

ਅਖੀ ਅੰਧੁ ਜੀਭ ਰਸੁ ਨਾਹੀ ਕੰਨੀ ਪਵਣੁ ਨ ਵਾਜੈ ॥
अखी अंधु जीभ रसु नाही कंनी पवणु न वाजै ॥
Akẖī anḏẖ jībẖ ras nāhī kannī pavaṇ na vājai.
The eyes grow blind, the tongue does not taste, and the ears do not hear any sound.

ਚਰਣੀ ਚਲੈ ਪਜੂਤਾ ਆਗੈ ਵਿਣੁ ਸੇਵਾ ਫਲ ਲਾਗੇ ॥੨॥
चरणी चलै पजूता आगै विणु सेवा फल लागे ॥२॥
Cẖarṇī cẖalai pajūṯā āgai viṇ sevā fal lāge. ||2||
He walks on his feet only when supported by someone else; without serving the Lord, such are the fruits of life. ||2||

ਅਖਰ ਬਿਰਖ ਬਾਗ ਭੁਇ ਚੋਖੀ ਸਿੰਚਿਤ ਭਾਉ ਕਰੇਹੀ ॥
अखर बिरख बाग भुइ चोखी सिंचित भाउ करेही ॥
Akẖar birakẖ bāg bẖu▫e cẖokẖī sincẖiṯ bẖā▫o karehī.
The Word is the tree; the garden of the heart is the farm; tend it, and irrigate it with the Lord’s Love.

ਸਭਨਾ ਫਲੁ ਲਾਗੈ ਨਾਮੁ ਏਕੋ ਬਿਨੁ ਕਰਮਾ ਕੈਸੇ ਲੇਹੀ ॥੩॥
सभना फलु लागै नामु एको बिनु करमा कैसे लेही ॥३॥
Sabẖnā fal lāgai nām eko bin karmā kaise lehī. ||3||
All these trees bear the fruit of the Name of the One Lord; but without the karma of good actions, how can anyone obtain it? ||3||

ਜੇਤੇ ਜੀਅ ਤੇਤੇ ਸਭਿ ਤੇਰੇ ਵਿਣੁ ਸੇਵਾ ਫਲੁ ਕਿਸੈ ਨਾਹੀ ॥
जेते जीअ तेते सभि तेरे विणु सेवा फलु किसै नाही ॥
Jeṯe jī▫a ṯeṯe sabẖ ṯere viṇ sevā fal kisai nāhī.
As many living beings are there are, they are all Yours. Without selfless service, no one obtains any reward.

ਦੁਖੁ ਸੁਖੁ ਭਾਣਾ ਤੇਰਾ ਹੋਵੈ ਵਿਣੁ ਨਾਵੈ ਜੀਉ ਰਹੈ ਨਾਹੀ ॥੪॥
दुखु सुखु भाणा तेरा होवै विणु नावै जीउ रहै नाही ॥४॥
Ḏukẖ sukẖ bẖāṇā ṯerā hovai viṇ nāvai jī▫o rahai nāhī. ||4||
Pain and pleasure come by Your Will; without the Name, the soul does not even exist. ||4||

ਮਤਿ ਵਿਚਿ ਮਰਣੁ ਜੀਵਣੁ ਹੋਰੁ ਕੈਸਾ ਜਾ ਜੀਵਾ ਤਾਂ ਜੁਗਤਿ ਨਾਹੀ ॥
मति विचि मरणु जीवणु होरु कैसा जा जीवा तां जुगति नाही ॥
Maṯ vicẖ maraṇ jīvaṇ hor kaisā jā jīvā ṯāʼn jugaṯ nāhī.
To die in the Teachings is to live. Otherwise, what is life? That is not the way.

ਕਹੈ ਨਾਨਕੁ ਜੀਵਾਲੇ ਜੀਆ ਜਹ ਭਾਵੈ ਤਹ ਰਾਖੁ ਤੁਹੀ ॥੫॥੧੯॥
कहै नानकु जीवाले जीआ जह भावै तह राखु तुही ॥५॥१९॥
Kahai Nānak jīvāle jī▫ā jah bẖāvai ṯah rākẖ ṯuhī. ||5||19||
Says Nanak, He grants life to the living beings; O Lord, please keep me according to Your Will. ||5||19||

Like a dog’s tail, which will never straighten out, the mind will not change, no matter how many things are tried
इह जगि मीतु न देखिओ कोई ॥
Ih jag mīṯ na ḏekẖi▫o ko▫ī.
In this world, I have not found any true friend.

सगल जगतु अपनै सुखि लागिओ दुख मै संगि न होई ॥१॥ रहाउ ॥
Sagal jagaṯ apnai sukẖ lāgi▫o ḏukẖ mai sang na ho▫ī. ||1|| rahā▫o.
The whole world is attached to its own pleasures, and when trouble comes, no one is with you. ||1||Pause||

दारा मीत पूत सनबंधी सगरे धन सिउ लागे ॥
Ḏārā mīṯ pūṯ sanbanḏẖī sagre ḏẖan si▫o lāge.
Wives, friends, children and relatives - all are attached to wealth.

जब ही निरधन देखिओ नर कउ संगु छाडि सभ भागे ॥१॥
Jab hī nirḏẖan ḏekẖi▫o nar ka▫o sang cẖẖād sabẖ bẖāge. ||1||
When they see a poor man, they all forsake his company and run away. ||1||

कहंउ कहा यिआ मन बउरे कउ इन सिउ नेहु लगाइओ ॥
Kahūʼn kahā yi▫ā man ba▫ure ka▫o in si▫o nehu lagā▫i▫o.
So what should I say to this crazy mind, which is affectionately attached to them?

दीना नाथ सकल भै भंजन जसु ता को बिसराइओ ॥२॥
Ḏīnā nāth sakal bẖai bẖanjan jas ṯā ko bisrā▫i▫o. ||2||
The Lord is the Master of the meek, the Destroyer of all fears, and I have forgotten to praise Him. ||2||

सुआन पूछ जिउ भइओ न सूधउ बहुतु जतनु मै कीनउ ॥
Su▫ān pūcẖẖ ji▫o bẖa▫i▫o na sūḏẖa▫o bahuṯ jaṯan mai kīn▫o.
Like a dog’s tail, which will never straighten out, the mind will not change, no matter how many things are tried.

नानक लाज बिरद की राखहु नामु तुहारउ लीनउ ॥३॥९॥
Nānak lāj biraḏ kī rākẖo nām ṯuhāra▫o līn▫o. ||3||9||
Says Nanak, please, Lord, uphold the honor of Your innate nature; I chant Your Name. ||3||9||

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