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Naam- The Diamond

Nanak Bani Nirankaar Paarbrahm Parmesar


ANG 1142


bhairo mehlaa 5.
Bhairao, Fifth Mehl:

namaskaar taa ka-o lakh baar.
I bow in humble worship, tens of thousands of times.

ih man deejai taa ka-o vaar.
I offer this mind as a sacrifice.

simran taa kai miteh santaap.
Meditating in remembrance on Him, sufferings are erased.

ho-ay anand na vi-aapahi taap. ||1||
Bliss wells up, and no disease is contracted. ||1||

aiso heeraa nirmal naam.
Such is the diamond, the Immaculate Naam, the Name of the Lord.

jaas japat pooran sabh kaam. ||1|| rahaa-o.
Chanting it, all works are perfectly completed. ||1||Pause||

jaa kee darisat dukh dayraa dhahai.
Beholding Him, the house of pain is demolished.

amrit naam seetal man gahai.
The mind seizes the cooling, soothing, Ambrosial Nectar of the Naam.

anik bhagat jaa kay charan poojaaree.
Millions of devotees worship His Feet.

sagal manorath pooranhaaree. ||2||
He is the Fulfiller of all the mind's desires. ||2||

khin meh oonay subhar bhari-aa.
In an instant, He fills the empty to over-flowing.

khin meh sookay keenay hari-aa.
In an instant, He transforms the dry into green.

khin meh nithaavay ka-o deeno thaan.
In an instant, He gives the homeless a home.

khin meh nimaanay ka-o deeno maan. ||3||
In an instant, He bestows honor on the dishonored. ||3||

sabh meh ayk rahi-aa bharpooraa.
The One Lord is totally pervading and permeating all.

so jaapai jis satgur pooraa.
He alone meditates on the Lord, whose True Guru is Perfect.

har keertan taa ko aaDhaar.
Such a person has the Kirtan of the Lord's Praises for his Support.

kaho naanak jis aap da-i-aar. ||4||13||26||
Says Nanak, the Lord Himself is merciful to him. ||4||13||26||

charan kamal parabh kay nit Dhi-aava-o


ਨਾਮ ਤੇਰੇ ਕੀ ਜੋਤਿ ਲਗਾਈ (Previously namjap)
Ambar Dhara Ji,

Can you expand on these verses for a mahapaapi like me so that I would have an idea of what to look out for. What is Naam ? How does one obtain it ?

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