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  1. aristotle

    Shabad Of The Week: Bāvre ṯai Gi▫ān Bīcẖār Na Pā▫i▫ā

    This Shabad is found on Page 793 of Guru Granth Sahib Maharaj, in Raag Suhi. The Shabad here is accompanied by Manmohan Singh's translation. As is typical of Bhagat Kabir Ji, he urges the human being to 'stop and think', to contemplate on his actions, to realise the Naam that is enshrined...
  2. spnadmin

    Shabad Of The Week: Pargati▫ā Sabẖ Mėh Likẖi▫ā ḏẖur Kā

    Guru Arjan Dev composed several shabads in which he spoke of his son Hargobind, speaking of joy at his birth and praise and thanksgiving when Waheguru saved the child from fever. Guru ji also composed several shabads that speak of a son pining for his father. Yearning to be reunited with his...
  3. findingmyway

    Shabad Of The Week: Satguru Kia Fitki-a Mangi Thake Sansar

    This shabad is from sri Raag, and was composed by Guru Amardas ji, on Ang 34. The translation is by Dr. Sant Singh Khalsa. There is a curious translation question to consider. Would Waheguru "curse" any part of his creation? Yet, the translation of this tuk says some are cursed. How...
  4. findingmyway

    Shabad Of The Week: Haumai Vich Jagat Mua Mardo Marda J-ae

    In honor of the gurgaddi of Sri Guru Granth Sahib Ji on October 20 the Shabad of the Week is taken from the Hukamnama drawn at Sri Harimandir Sahib early this morning. It is found on Ang 555 and 556, composed in the 3rd house of Guru Amardas ji. The translation is by Dr. Sant Singh Khalsa...
  5. findingmyway

    Shabad Of The Week: Ḏīn Daial Paritam Manmohan At Ras Lal Sagurou, Rehao

    This shabad is by Guru Nanak Dev ji, and is found on Ang 1331 of Sri Guru Granth Sahib ji. Some of the key words have been translated for you, but you may have a better translation. Some words are left untranslated so that you can stretch and search for their meanings. At some point the...
  6. findingmyway

    Shabad Of The Week - Mann Mohe N Bujhe Thrishna Kal Grus Sansar

    Meanings of words given below-please feel free to correct or expand. Please put the words together and share your understanding of the shabad, how you implement the message into your life and what effect it has on you.................... Ang 1229 ਸਾਰੰਗ ਮਹਲਾ ੫ ਚਉਪਦੇ ਘਰੁ ੫Saarang Mehalaa 5...
  7. findingmyway

    Shabad Of The Week: Jith Simran Dhargeh Mukh Oojal Sadha Sadha Sukh Paaei

    This weeks shabad is from ang 629. Word meanings given-please feel free to correct. My own interpretation will be added in a few days. Please submit your own understanding and how this is being incorporated in your life.... ਸੋਰਠਿ ਮਹਲਾ ੫ ॥Sorath Mehalaa 5 || Written in raag sorath by Guru...
  8. findingmyway

    Shabad Of The Week - Muhabathae Man Than Basai Sach Saah Bandhee Moch

    Ang 724 As previous, individual words provided, please feel free to correct. My interpretation underneath in blue. Please add in your own understanding and how this shabad influences your life. ਤਿਲੰਗ ਮਹਲਾ ੫ ॥Thilang Mehalaa 5 || Shabad in raag tilang, written by Guru Arjan ji This is...
  9. findingmyway

    Shabad Of The Week - Har Jeeo Kirapaa Karae Thaa Naam Dhhiaaeeai Jeeo

    Ang 690 This shabad uses the word ਜੀਉ frequently, it is written as if Guru Ram Das is talking to a friend (us). What do you think is the significance of this? Meanings of individual words given below. Where there are multiple meanings, I have tried to include these so please think about...
  10. findingmyway

    Shabad Of The Week - Simro Raam Naam Ath Nirmal Awar Thyiago Haumai Kourra

    ]This is a shabad mentioned by respected member Gyani ji a few times so I was keen to explore further. I have given the shabad and literal word meanings. Please have a go at putting these together and share your understanding of what you think the shabad is telling us. Please share how the...
  11. spnadmin

    UK Same-sex Marriage Set To Enter Law Later This Week

    Same-sex marriage set to enter law later this week http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-politics-23338279 The bill allowing same-sex couples to marry in England and Wales has passed its final hurdle in Parliament. The government legislation is now due to get royal assent, after which it is...
  12. findingmyway

    Shabad Of The Week - Mile Sukh Naam Har Sobha Chintha Lahe Hamari

    This shabad is from Ang 713, continuing from the one 2 weeks ago http://www.sikhphilosophy.net/shabad-of-the-week/40953-shabad-week-neeke-gun-gaao-mitthee.html Shabad posted followed by literal word meanings. Where possible these have been taken from Prof Sahib Singh, otherwise from a Panjabi...
  13. findingmyway

    Shabad Of The Week: Amrit Naam Parmeshar Tera

    By the 5th Guru Arjan Dev, the shabad is on Ang 616 of Sri Guru Granth Sahib Ji, translation by Dr. Sant Singh Khalsa. ਸੋਰਠਿ ਮਹਲਾ ੫ ॥ Soraṯẖ mėhlā 5. Sorat'h, Fifth Mehl: ਪਾਰਬ੍ਰਹਮੁ ਹੋਆ ਸਹਾਈ ਕਥਾ ਕੀਰਤਨੁ ਸੁਖਦਾਈ ॥ Pārbarahm ho▫ā sahā▫ī kathā kīrṯan sukẖ▫ḏā▫ī. The Supreme Lord God has...
  14. findingmyway

    Shabad Of The Week: Neeke Gun Gaao Mitthee Rog

    Thank you to member Ishna ji for the suggestion of this shabad from ang 713. This is from a beautiful series of shabads by Guru Arjan Ji. I have provided meanings of each word. Please post your own understanding of the words, the shabad and how to apply the shabad in our daily life. I will try...
  15. findingmyway

    Shabad Of The Week: Lakh Khushiyan Patshaiyan

    This month we’re celebrating the 10<sup>th</sup> anniversary of SPN. Most of us are familiar with the shabad “Lakh Khushiyan Patshaian” which is frequently sung at happy occasions. It is probably the most requested shabad of all! I thought it would be good to use this occasion to explore this...
  16. findingmyway

    Shabad Of The Week - Man Nimani Thoo Dhani Thera Bharwasa

    This week I took inspiration from the SPN jukebox. Literal English translation by Sant Singh Khalsa in black, my understanding in green underneath. <!--[if gte mso 9]><xml> <o:OfficeDocumentSettings> <o:RelyOnVML/> <o:AllowPNG/> </o:OfficeDocumentSettings> </xml><![endif]--> Ang 396...
  17. findingmyway

    Shabad Of The Week - Hau Vari Jeeo

    With discussion of difficult times and what we can do over the past week, I thought this shabad would be pertinent. Ang 129. As always literal translation from Sant Singh Khalsa in black with my understanding in green underneath. My interpretation is inspired mostly by Prof Sahib Singh...
  18. findingmyway

    Shabad Of The Week: Keerath Prubh Kee Gaao Meree Rusunaa

    Shabad of the Week Ang 1298 Literal translation from Sant Singh Khalsa in black followed by my interpretation in green. ਕਾਨੜਾ ਮਹਲਾ ੫ ॥ Kaanarraa Mehalaa 5 || ਕੀਰਤਿ ਪ੍ਰਭ ਕੀ ਗਾਉ ਮੇਰੀ ਰਸਨਾਂ ॥ Keerath Prabh Kee Gaao Maeree Rasanaan || Sing the Praises of God, O my tongue. O my...
  19. findingmyway

    Shabad Of The Week: Hath Na La-e Kasumbh ṛai Jal Jasi Dhola

    The salok is by Sheik Farid ji. Translation by Dr. Sant Singh Khalsa. It appears on Ang 794 of Sri Guru Granth Sahib Ji. ਸੂਹੀ ਲਲਿਤ ॥ Sūhī laliṯ. Soohee, Lalit: ਬੇੜਾ ਬੰਧਿ ਨ ਸਕਿਓ ਬੰਧਨ ਕੀ ਵੇਲਾ ॥ Beṛā banḏẖ na saki▫o banḏẖan kī velā. You were not able to make yourself a raft when you should...
  20. findingmyway

    Shabad Of The Week: Man Pankhi Bha-i-o Ud Ud Dah Dis Ja-e

    These are saloks of Sant Kabir ji. They appear on Ang 1369. There is no rehao. The translation is by Dr. Sant Singh Khalsa. spnadmin ਕਬੀਰ ਮਨੁ ਪੰਖੀ ਭਇਓ ਉਡਿ ਉਡਿ ਦਹ ਦਿਸ ਜਾਇ ॥ Kabīr man pankẖī bẖa▫i▫o ud ud ḏah ḏis jā▫e. Kabeer, the mind has become a bird; it soars and flies in the ten...
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