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Guru Nanak Sahib, Rag Bihagare ki Var | Guru Granth Sahib 553 | Artist: Akal Academy, Baru Sahib

Monday
,
11
December
2017

Salok Mardana 1

Ignorance-era is the carafe,
In it is liquor of lust,
Mind drinks.

Anger is the cup,
Brims with attachment,
Pride serves.

Trash-lie’s greed is the party,
Drinks and drinks,
Winds up frustrating.

Make great-deeds the carafe,
Put in molasses of the Eternal,
Brew real liquor.

Make virtues the bread,
Honesty the clarified butter,
Humility the meat diet.

O’ Nanak!
Realize this by becoming Guru-oriented,
Vices depart by consuming this. 1.

Mardana 1

Body, the carafe,
Pride, the liquor,
Desires’ drive the party.

Intention, the cup,
filled with trash-lies,
Death-Messenger serves.

O’ Nanak!
By drinking this liquor,
many vices are earned.

Make wisdom the molasses,
Glory the bread,
Reverence the meat diet.

O’ Nanak!
This food is eternal,
Its support is eternal Nam. 2.

Make the body the carafe,
Self-realization, the liquor,
Its stream is Immortal.

Eternal-congregation, the meeting,
Connection, the cup brimmed with Immortality,
Drink and drink…discard vices. 3.

Guru Nanak Sahib, Rag Bihagare ki Var | Guru Granth Sahib 553


ਸਲੋਕੁ ਮਰਦਾਨਾ ੧ ॥

ਕਲਿ ਕਲਵਾਲੀ ਕਾਮੁ ਮਦੁ ਮਨੂਆ ਪੀਵਣਹਾਰੁ ॥
ਕ੍ਰੋਧ ਕਟੋਰੀ ਮੋਹਿ ਭਰੀ ਪੀਲਾਵਾ ਅਹੰਕਾਰੁ ॥
ਮਜਲਸ ਕੂੜੇ ਲਬ ਕੀ ਪੀ ਪੀ ਹੋਇ ਖੁਆਰੁ ॥
ਕਰਣੀ ਲਾਹਣਿ ਸਤੁ ਗੁੜੁ ਸਚੁ ਸਰਾਕਰਿ ਸਾਰੁ ॥
ਗੁਣ ਮੰਡੇ ਕਰਿ ਸੀਲੁ ਘਿਉ ਸਰਮੁ ਮਾਸੁ ਆਹਾਰੁ ॥
ਗੁਰਮੁਖਿ ਪਾਈਐ ਨਾਨਕਾ ਖਾਧੈ ਜਾਹਿ ਬਿਕਾਰ ॥੧॥

ਮਰਦਾਨਾ ੧ ॥

ਕਾਇਆ ਲਾਹਣਿ ਆਪੁ ਮਦੁ ਮਜਲਸ ਤ੍ਰਿਸਨਾ ਧਾਤੁ ॥
ਮਨਸਾ ਕਟੋਰੀ ਕੂੜਿ ਭਰੀ ਪੀਲਾਏ ਜਮਕਾਲੁ
ਇਤੁ ਮਦਿ ਪੀਤੈ ਨਾਨਕਾ ਬਹੁਤੇ ਖਟੀਅਹਿ ਬਿਕਾਰ ॥
ਗਿਆਨੁ ਗੁੜੁ ਸਾਲਾਹ ਮੰਡੇ ਭਉ ਮਾਸੁ ਆਹਾਰੁ ॥
ਨਾਨਕ ਇਹੁ ਭੋਜਨੁ ਸਚੁ ਹੈ ਸਚੁ ਨਾਮੁ ਆਧਾਰੁ ॥੨॥
ਕਾਂਯਾਂ ਲਾਹਣਿ ਆਪੁ ਮਦੁ ਅੰਮ੍ਰਿਤ ਤਿਸਕੀ ਧਾਰ ॥
ਸਤਸੰਗਤਿ ਸਿਉ ਮੇਲਾਪੁ ਹੋਇ ਲਿਵ ਕਟੋਰੀ ਅੰਮ੍ਰਿਤ ਭਰੀ ਪੀ ਪੀ ਕਟਹਿ ਬਿਕਾਰ ॥੩॥


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.

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