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ਪ੍ਰਿਅ ਕੀ ਪ੍ਰੀਤਿ ਪਿਆਰੀ ॥ Love of the Beloved is lovely

Guru Arjan Sahib in Rag Kedara

Wednesday
,
27
September
2017

ਪ੍ਰਿਅ ਕੀ ਪ੍ਰੀਤਿ ਪਿਆਰੀ ॥ Love of the Beloved is lovely

Guru Arjan Sahib in Rag Kedara

Wednesday
,
27
September
2017
Guru Arjan
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ਪ੍ਰਿਅ ਕੀ ਪ੍ਰੀਤਿ ਪਿਆਰੀ ॥ Love of the Beloved is lovely

Guru Arjan Sahib in Rag Kedara

Wednesday
,
27
September
2017

Sabad is Infinite; we are very finite. This is our understanding at the moment, which was different yesterday and may evolve tomorrow, as we deepen our relationship with the Sabad. 

Sabad is Infinite; we are very finite. This is our understanding at the moment, which was different yesterday and may evolve tomorrow, as we deepen our relationship with the Sabad. In this trans-creation, we have chosen to keep the repeating words in the Sabad same. We aspire to learn and retain the Divine attribute as used in the original Sabad and avoid terms like God or Lord.

Love of the Beloved is lovely.
Excited mind consciously longs, eyes are fixed on You.  Reflect.

How blessed are those days, hours, minutes, auspicious moments and instants?
Suddenly shutters open, thirst quenches, I live seeing You.  1.

Which effort, which remedy, which service to think of?
Nanak: Abandon pride, ego and attachment, Truth-Exemplars’ company liberates. 2.

Guru Arjan Sahib in Rag Kedara  |  Guru Granth Sahib 112

ਕੇਦਾਰਾ ਮਹਲਾ ੫ ॥

ਪ੍ਰਿਅ ਕੀ ਪ੍ਰੀਤਿ ਪਿਆਰੀ ॥
ਮਗਨ ਮਨੈ ਮਹਿ ਚਿਤਵਉ ਆਸਾ ਨੈਨਹੁ ਤਾਰ ਤੁਹਾਰੀ ॥ ਰਹਾਉ ॥

ਓਇ ਦਿਨ ਪਹਰ ਮੂਰਤ ਪਲ ਕੈਸੇ ਓਇ ਪਲ ਘਰੀ ਕਿਹਾਰੀ ॥
ਖੂਲੇ ਕਪਟ ਧਪਟ ਬੁਝਿ ਤ੍ਰਿਸਨਾ ਜੀਵਉ ਪੇਖਿ ਦਰਸਾਰੀ ॥੧॥

ਕਉਨੁ ਸੁ ਜਤਨੁ ਉਪਾਉ ਕਿਨੇਹਾ ਸੇਵਾ ਕਉਨ ਬੀਚਾਰੀ ॥
ਮਾਨੁ ਅਭਿਮਾਨੁ ਮੋਹੁ ਤਜਿ ਨਾਨਕ ਸੰਤਹ ਸੰਗਿ ਉਧਾਰੀ ॥੨॥੩॥੫॥

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