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This is how we Find the Lord

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  1. Sikh80

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    <> siqgur pRswid ] (1237-10)
    One Universal Creator God. By The Grace Of The True Guru:
    slok mhlw 2 ] (1237-11)
    Shalok, Second Mehl:
    guru kuMjI pwhU invlu mnu koTw qnu Ciq ] (1237-11, swrMg, mÚ 2)
    The key of the Guru opens the lock of attachment, in the house of the mind, under the roof of the body.
    nwnk gur ibnu mn kw qwku n auGVY Avr n kuMjI hiQ ]1] (1237-11, swrMg, mÚ 2)
    O Nanak, without the Guru, the door of the mind cannot be opened. No one else holds the key in hand. ||1||
    mhlw 1 ] (1237-12)
    First Mehl:
    n BIjY rwgI nwdI byid ] (1237-12, swrMg, mÚ 1)
    He is not won over by music, songs or the Vedas.
    n BIjY surqI igAwnI joig ] (1237-12, swrMg, mÚ 1)
    He is not won over by intuitive wisdom, meditation or Yoga.
    n BIjY sogI kIqY roij ] (1237-13, swrMg, mÚ 1)
    He is not won over by feeling sad and depressed forever.
    n BIjY rUpˆØI mwlˆØI rMig ] (1237-13, swrMg, mÚ 1)
    He is not won over by beauty, wealth and pleasures.
    n BIjY qIriQ BivAY nµig ] (1237-13, swrMg, mÚ 1)
    He is not won over by wandering naked at sacred shrines.
    n BIjY dwqˆØI kIqY puMin ] (1237-13, swrMg, mÚ 1)
    He is not won over by giving donations in charity.
    n BIjY bwhir bYiTAw suMin ] (1237-14, swrMg, mÚ 1)
    He is not won over by living alone in the wilderness.
    n BIjY ByiV mrih iBiV sUr ] (1237-14, swrMg, mÚ 1)
    He is not won over by fighting and dying as a warrior in battle.
    n BIjY kyqy hovih DUV ] (1237-14, swrMg, mÚ 1)
    He is not won over by becoming the dust of the masses.
    lyKw ilKIAY mn kY Bwie ] (1237-15, swrMg, mÚ 1)
    The account is written of the loves of the mind.
    nwnk BIjY swcY nwie ]2] (1237-15, swrMg, mÚ 1)
    O Nanak, the Lord is won over only by His Name. ||2||

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    I have two questions that you have to attend to.

    1.Kindly refer to line ni. 1237-11 [both lines].What is the logic Of the placement of these lines here .The lines appear to be out of context here.But these must have some meaning as per the context as well. May be I am not aware Of this.You may like to enlighten.

    2. HE is won by HIS name. Incidently we have 'waheguru' as the name . AS per this line [colored] we have just to meditate upon this name. Are we supposed to do Jap/simran through out our life .[8 pehr i.e. 24 hours a day...Is it possible?how...by mugging bani and doing mental jap..?]

    Kindly give your views
     
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    This is being re-circulated again.May be some one knows and shares
     
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    Thank You Amarji...
    Please read the following lines and you will enjoy it.It is for the first time that I am feeling that there is so much to be learnt and so much to be practicsed.
    All the best.But Read the lines very carefully.
    All the best.
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    khqau pVqau suxqau eyk ] (686-1, DnwsrI, mÚ 1)
    Speak, read and hear of the One Lord.
    DIrj Drmu DrxIDr tyk ] (686-2, DnwsrI, mÚ 1)
    The Support of the earth shall bless you with courage, righteousness and protection.
    jqu squ sMjmu irdY smwey ] (686-2, DnwsrI, mÚ 1)
    Chastity, purity and self-restraint are infused into the heart,
    cauQy pd kau jy mnu pqIAwey ]7] (686-2, DnwsrI, mÚ 1)
    when one centers his mind in the fourth state. ||7||
    swcy inrml mYlu n lwgY ] (686-3, DnwsrI, mÚ 1)
    They are immaculate and true, and filth does not stick to them.
    gur kY sbid Brm Bau BwgY ] (686-3, DnwsrI, mÚ 1)
    Through the Word of the Guru's Shabad, their doubt and fear depart.
    sUriq mUriq Awid AnUpu ] (686-3, DnwsrI, mÚ 1)
    The form and personality of the Primal Lord are incomparably beautiful.
    nwnku jwcY swcu srUpu ]8]1] (686-3, DnwsrI, mÚ 1)
    Nanak begs for the Lord, the Embodiment of Truth. ||8||1||
    DnwsrI mhlw 1 ] (686-4)
    Dhanaasaree, First Mehl:
    shij imlY imilAw prvwxu ] (686-4, DnwsrI, mÚ 1)
    That union with the Lord is acceptable, which is united in intuitive poise.
    nw iqsu mrxu n Awvxu jwxu ] (686-4, DnwsrI, mÚ 1)
    Thereafter, one does not die, and does not come and go in reincarnation.
    Twkur mih dwsu dws mih soie ] (686-5, DnwsrI, mÚ 1)
    The Lord's slave is in the Lord, and the Lord is in His slave.
    jh dyKw qh Avru n koie ]1] (686-5, DnwsrI, mÚ 1)
    Wherever I look, I see none other than the Lord. ||1||
    gurmuiK Bgiq shj Gru pweIAY ] (686-5, DnwsrI, mÚ 1)
    The Gurmukhs worship the Lord, and find His celestial home.
    ibnu gur Byty mir AweIAY jweIAY ]1] rhwau ] (686-6, DnwsrI, mÚ 1)
    Without meeting the Guru, they die, and come and go in reincarnation. ||1||Pause||
    so guru krau ij swcu idRVwvY ] (686-6, DnwsrI, mÚ 1)
    So make Him your Guru, who implants the Truth within you,
    AkQu kQwvY sbid imlwvY ] (686-7, DnwsrI, mÚ 1)
    who leads you to speak the Unspoken Speech, and who merges you in the Word of the Shabad.
    hir ky log Avr nhI kwrw ] (686-7, DnwsrI, mÚ 1)
    God's people have no other work to do;
    swcau Twkuru swcu ipAwrw ]2] (686-7, DnwsrI, mÚ 1)
    they love the True Lord and Master, and they love the Truth. ||2||
    qn mih mnUAw mn mih swcw ] (686-8, DnwsrI, mÚ 1)
    The mind is in the body, and the True Lord is in the mind.
    so swcw imil swcy rwcw ] (686-8, DnwsrI, mÚ 1)
    Merging into the True Lord, one is absorbed into Truth.
    syvku pRB kY lwgY pwie ] (686-8, DnwsrI, mÚ 1)
    God's servant bows at His feet.
    siqguru pUrw imlY imlwie ]3] (686-8, DnwsrI, mÚ 1)
    Meeting the True Guru, one meets with the Lord. ||3||
    Awip idKwvY Awpy dyKY ] (686-9, DnwsrI, mÚ 1)
    He Himself watches over us, and He Himself makes us see.
    hiT n pqIjY nw bhu ByKY ] (686-9, DnwsrI, mÚ 1)
    He is not pleased by stubborn-mindedness, nor by various religious robes.
    GiV Bwfy ijin AMimRqu pwieAw ] (686-9, DnwsrI, mÚ 1)
    He fashioned the body-vessels, and infused the Ambrosial Nectar into them;
    pRym Bgiq pRiB mnu pqIAwieAw ]4] (686-10, DnwsrI, mÚ 1)
    God's Mind is pleased only by loving devotional worship. ||4||
    piV piV BUlih cotw Kwih ] (686-10, DnwsrI, mÚ 1)
    Reading and studying, one becomes confused, and suffers punishment.
    bhuqu isAwxp Awvih jwih ] (686-10, DnwsrI, mÚ 1)
    By great cleverness, one is consigned to coming and going in reincarnation.
    nwmu jpY Bau Bojnu Kwie ] (686-11, DnwsrI, mÚ 1)
    One who chants the Naam, the Name of the Lord, and eats the food of the Fear of God
    gurmuiK syvk rhy smwie ]5] (686-11, DnwsrI, mÚ 1)
    becomes Gurmukh, the Lord's servant, and remains absorbed in the Lord. ||5||
    pUij islw qIrQ bn vwsw ] (686-11, DnwsrI, mÚ 1)
    He worships stones, dwells at sacred shrines of pilgrimage and in the jungles,
    Brmq folq Bey audwsw ] (686-12, DnwsrI, mÚ 1)
    wanders, roams around and becomes a renunciate.
    min mYlY sUcw ikau hoie ] (686-12, DnwsrI, mÚ 1)
    But his mind is still filthy - how can he become pure?
    swic imlY pwvY piq soie ]6] (686-12, DnwsrI, mÚ 1)
    One who meets the True Lord obtains honor. ||6||
    Awcwrw vIcwru srIir ] (686-13, DnwsrI, mÚ 1)
    One who embodies good conduct and contemplative meditation,
    Awid jugwid shij mnu DIir ] (686-13, DnwsrI, mÚ 1)
    his mind abides in intuitive poise and contentment, since the beginning of time, and throughout the ages.
    pl pMkj mih koit auDwry ] (686-13, DnwsrI, mÚ 1)
    In the twinkling of an eye, he saves millions.
    kir ikrpw guru myil ipAwry ]7] (686-14, DnwsrI, mÚ 1)
    Have mercy on me, O my Beloved, and let me meet the Guru. ||7||
    iksu AwgY pRB quDu swlwhI ] (686-14, DnwsrI, mÚ 1)
    Unto whom, O God, should I praise You?
    quDu ibnu dUjw mY ko nwhI ] (686-14, DnwsrI, mÚ 1)
    Without You, there is no other at all.
    ijau quDu BwvY iqau rwKu rjwie ] (686-14, DnwsrI, mÚ 1)
    As it pleases You, keep me under Your Will.
    nwnk shij Bwie gux gwie ]8]2] (686-15, DnwsrI, mÚ 1)
    Nanak, with intuitive poise and natural love, sings Your Glorious Praises. ||8||2||

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    Believe me Amar ji, I was so overwhelmed after a long time that I wanted to share these lines with some one and you were there. I am sharing it with you.I do not know as to why I liked these lines.
    May be I never read these seriously in earlier reading.
    Wjkk WJkF
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