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Elephants and Horses of Sahib Singh Shere Mararaj Elephant Modern Punjabi n. hathi. M; hathni. F; ਦਰ ਘਰ ਮਹਲਾ ਸੋਹਣੇ ਪਕੇ ਕੋਟ ਹਜਾਰ ॥ dhar ghar mehalaa sohanae pakae kott hajaar || Beautiful gates, houses and palaces, solidly built forts, ਹਸਤੀ ਘੋੜੇ ਪਾਖਰੇ ਲਸਕਰ ਲਖ ਅਪਾਰ ॥ hasathee ghorrae paakharae lasakar lakh apaar || elephants, saddled horses, hundreds of thousands of uncounted armies ਕਿਸ ਹੀ ਨਾਲਿ ਨ ਚਲਿਆ ਖਪਿ ਖਪਿ ਮੁਏ ਅਸਾਰ ॥੩॥ kis hee naal n chaliaa khap khap mueae asaar ||3|| -none of these will go along with anyone in the end, and yet, the fools bother themselves to exhaustion with these, and then die. ||3|| Guru Nanak Dev ji

Elephants and Horses of Sahib Singh Shere Mararaj

Elephant
Modern Punjabi
n. hathi. M; hathni. F;

ਦਰ ਘਰ ਮਹਲਾ ਸੋਹਣੇ ਪਕੇ ਕੋਟ ਹਜਾਰ ॥
dhar ghar mehalaa sohanae pakae kott hajaar ||
Beautiful gates, houses and palaces, solidly built forts,


ਹਸਤੀ ਘੋੜੇ ਪਾਖਰੇ ਲਸਕਰ ਲਖ ਅਪਾਰ ॥
hasathee ghorrae paakharae lasakar lakh apaar ||
elephants, saddled horses, hundreds of thousands of uncounted armies


ਕਿਸ ਹੀ ਨਾਲਿ ਨ ਚਲਿਆ ਖਪਿ ਖਪਿ ਮੁਏ ਅਸਾਰ ॥੩॥
kis hee naal n chaliaa khap khap mueae asaar ||3||
-none of these will go along with anyone in the end, and yet, the fools bother themselves to exhaustion with these, and then die. ||3||

Guru Nanak Dev ji
spnadmin, Jun 7, 2008