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Guru Nanak Dev Ji: Who Is Hidden, Liberated, Enjoined, Comes And Goes? 4


ੴ / Ik▫oaʼnkār
Dec 21, 2010
In this dialog the questions of what is inside of oneself, the salvation, union and the goings on of the world are addressed. Very common questions and for ever occurring in philosophical discourses.

Let us review the following,

Sidhas/Yogis ask:
ਕਵਨੁ ਸੁ ਗੁਪਤਾ ਕਵਨੁ ਸੁ ਮੁਕਤਾ ਕਵਨੁ ਸੁ ਅੰਤਰਿ ਬਾਹਰਿ ਜੁਗਤਾ
Kavan so gupṯā kavan so mukṯā. Kavan so anṯar bāhar jugṯā.
Who is hidden?; Who is liberated? Who is such enjoined within and without?

ਕਵਨੁ ਸੁ ਆਵੈ ਕਵਨੁ ਸੁ ਜਾਇ ਕਵਨੁ ਸੁ ਤ੍ਰਿਭਵਣਿ ਰਹਿਆ ਸਮਾਇ ੧੨॥
Kavan so āvai kavan so jā▫e. Kavan so ṯaribẖavaṇ rahi▫ā samā▫e. ||12||
Who comes?; Who goes? Who so permeating the three worlds?
Note: The following from Srigranth.org for ਤ੍ਰਿਭਵਣਿ / ṯaribẖavaṇ.
Sri Guru Granth Sahib Ji Gurmukhi-Gurmukhi Dictionary
ਤਿੰਨ ਲੋਕ-ਆਕਾਸ, ਪਾਤਾਲ ਤੇ ਧਰਤੀ, ਤਿੰਨ ਭਵਨ, (ਭਾਵ) ਸਾਰਾ ਸੰਸਾਰ। ਉਦਾਹਰਣ: ਸੁਰਿਨਰ ਗਣ ਗੰਧ੍ਰਬ ਜਿਨਿ ਮੋਹੇ ਤ੍ਰਿਭਵਣ ਮੇਖੁਲੀ ਲਾਈ॥ {ਸਿਰੀ ਕਬ, , ੧:੨ (92)}। ਜਲ ਤੇਤ੍ਰਿਭਵਣ ਸਾਜਿਆ ਘਟਿ ਘਟਿ ਜੋਤਿ ਸਮੋਇ॥ {ਸਿਰੀ ੧, ੧੫, ੩:੨ (19)}। ਤਨ ਤ੍ਰਿਭਵਣ ਮਹਿਰਹਿਓ ਸਮਾਈ॥ {ਗਉ ਕਬ, ਬਾਅ ੨੨:੨ (341)}। ਤ੍ਰ

Sri Guru Granth Sahib Ji Gurmukhi-English Dictionary
n. (from Sk. Tri + bhuvanam) the three worlds of heaven, earth and nether world
Sri Guru Granth Sahib Ji Gurmukhi-English Data provided by Harjinder Singh Gill, Santa Monica, CA, USA.

Mahan Kosh Encyclopedia
ਸੰ. ਤ੍ਰਿਭੁਵਨ. {ਸੰਗ੍ਯਾ}. ਤਿੰਨ ਲੋਕ. ਸ੍ਵਰਗ, ਪ੍ਰਿਥਵੀ ਅਤੇ ਪਾਤਾਲ. "ਤ੍ਰਿਭਵਣਤਾਰਣਹਾਰ ਸੁਆਮੀ". (ਗਉ ਮਃ ੧) "ਤ੍ਰਿਭਵਣ ਮਹੀਪ". (ਜਾਪੁ)। (2) ਤ੍ਰਿਭੁਵਨਰੂਪ ਕਰਤਾਰ. "ਜਉ ਤ੍ਰਿਭਵਣ ਤਨ ਮਾਹਿ ਸਮਾਵਾ". (ਗਉ ਬਾਵਨ ਕਬੀਰ).
Mahan Kosh data provided by Bhai Baljinder Singh (RaraSahib Wale); See http://www.ik13.com

Guru Ji’s answers:
ਘਟਿ ਘਟਿ ਗੁਪਤਾ ਗੁਰਮੁਖਿ ਮੁਕਤਾ ਅੰਤਰਿ ਬਾਹਰਿ ਸਬਦਿ ਸੁ ਜੁਗਤਾ
Gẖat gẖat gupṯā gurmukẖ mukṯā. Anṯar bāhar sabaḏ so jugṯā.
Each and every body such is hidden in; One following the ways of the creator is liberated. Understanding of the creator in and out, such is enjoined.

ਮਨਮੁਖਿ ਬਿਨਸੈ ਆਵੈ ਜਾਇ ਨਾਨਕ ਗੁਰਮੁਖਿ ਸਾਚਿ ਸਮਾਇ ੧੩॥
Manmukẖ binsai āvai jā▫e. Nānak gurmukẖ sācẖ samā▫e. ||13||
One following whims of the mind dissipates and is born; One such so leaves; Nanak, one of creator’s leaning stays immersed in truth.
Guru ji wonderfully re-iterate that it is the creator within all. One in tune with the ways of the creator finds salvation. Additionally there is no separation of what is in, outside or that we are joined with. We note the great thrust in some discourses and posts about merging with the creator, one jyot/light merging with the ultimate jyot/light. Guru ji simply state that there is no separation to begin with between us and the creator.

Guru ji state that it is the understanding of the truth of creator that is the tool to understand or recognize the circle of life, coming and going and other such thoughts. Those who so understand do not see any bhatkan/wandering, joons/re-incarnations, etc. It is all one ever flowing.

What you think?

Sat Sri Akal.

PS: Please see the appropriate complete Shabad here,

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