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Satguru Kia Fitki-a Mangi Thake Sansar | ਸਤਗੁਰੂ ਕਿਆ ਫਿਟਕਿਆ ਮੰਗਿ ਥਕੇ ਸੰਸਾਰਿ

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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.


ਸਤਗੁਰੂ ਕਿਆ ਫਿਟਕਿਆ ਮੰਗਿ ਥਕੇ ਸੰਸਾਰਿ ॥
Saṯgurū kiā fitkiā mang thake sansār.
Cursed by the True Guru, they wander around the world begging, until they are exhausted

How could this be true? Could it be true? Let's think more deeply about the idea of being cursed. If feedback is energetic on this thread we can later on look at the Punjabi words for Curse and The Cursed.

ਸਿਰੀਰਾਗੁ ਮਹਲਾ ੩ ॥
Sirīrāg mėhlā 3.
Siree Raag, Third Mehl:

ਜਿਨੀ ਪੁਰਖੀ ਸਤਗੁਰੁ ਨ ਸੇਵਿਓ ਸੇ ਦੁਖੀਏ ਜੁਗ ਚਾਰਿ ॥
Jinī purkẖī saṯgur na sevio se ḏukẖīe jug cẖār.
Those who do not serve the True Guru shall be miserable throughout the four ages.

ਦੁਖੀਏ in misery
ਚਾਰਿ throughout



ਘਰਿ ਹੋਦਾ ਪੁਰਖੁ ਨ ਪਛਾਣਿਆ ਅਭਿਮਾਨਿ ਮੁਠੇ ਅਹੰਕਾਰਿ ॥
Gẖar hoḏā purakẖ na pacẖẖāṇiā abẖimān muṯẖe ahaʼnkār.
The Primal Being is within their own home, but they do not recognize Him. They are plundered by their egotistical pride and arrogance.

ਹੋਦਾ is just, righteous, proper
ਪਛਾਣਿਆ is acknowledge or recognize
ਅਭਿਮਾਨਿ false pride, conceit, egotism
ਮੁਠੇ plundered, ruined




ਸਤਗੁਰੂ ਕਿਆ ਫਿਟਕਿਆ ਮੰਗਿ ਥਕੇ ਸੰਸਾਰਿ ॥
Saṯgurū kiā fitkiā mang thake sansār.
Cursed by the True Guru, they wander around the world begging, until they are exhausted.


ਫਿਟਕਿਆ cursed, accursed, condemned Why would Waheguru without anger or fear "curse" anyone?
ਥਕੇ weary
ਕਿਆ become, be like, be in a state of



ਸਚਾ ਸਬਦੁ ਨ ਸੇਵਿਓ ਸਭਿ ਕਾਜ ਸਵਾਰਣਹਾਰੁ ॥੧॥
Sacẖā sabaḏ na sevio sabẖ kāj savāraṇhār. ||1||
They do not serve the True Word of the Shabad, which is the solution to all of their problems. ||1||

ਸਵਾਰਣਹਾਰੁ solver resolver of all our affairs
ਕਾਜ alone. standing alone or by itself, in the sense of unique, unparalleled


ਮਨ ਮੇਰੇ ਸਦਾ ਹਰਿ ਵੇਖੁ ਹਦੂਰਿ ॥
Man mere saḏā har vekẖ haḏūr.
O my mind, see the Lord ever close at hand.

ਵੇਖੁ see ਹਦੂਰਿ Presence, ever present, close by


ਜਨਮ ਮਰਨ ਦੁਖੁ ਪਰਹਰੈ ਸਬਦਿ ਰਹਿਆ ਭਰਪੂਰਿ ॥੧॥ ਰਹਾਉ ॥
Janam maran ḏukẖ parharai sabaḏ rahiā bẖarpūr. ||1|| rahāo.
He shall remove the pains of death and rebirth; the Word of the Shabad shall fill you to overflowing. ||1||Pause||


ਰਹਿਆ imbue, permeate, pervade
ਪਰਹ remove, cleanse, erase, eradicate
ਭਰਪੂਰਿ everywhere, in every situation, completely


ਸਚੁ ਸਲਾਹਨਿ ਸੇ ਸਚੇ ਸਚਾ ਨਾਮੁ ਅਧਾਰੁ ॥
Sacẖ salāhan se sacẖe sacẖā nām aḏẖār.
Those who praise the True One are true; the True Name is their Support.

ਅਧਾਰੁ support, sustenance
ਸਲਾਹਨਿ praise in this sentence those who praise the one who is true, they are true, and the true one is their support



ਸਚੀ ਕਾਰ ਕਮਾਵਣੀ ਸਚੇ ਨਾਲਿ ਪਿਆਰੁ ॥
Sacẖī kār kamāvṇī sacẖe nāl piār.
They act truthfully, in love with the True Lord.

ਕਮਾਵਣੀ perform, act, do

ਸਚਾ ਸਾਹੁ ਵਰਤਦਾ ਕੋਇ ਨ ਮੇਟਣਹਾਰੁ ॥
Sacẖā sāhu varaṯḏā koe na metaṇhār.
The True King has written His Order, which no one can erase.

ਸਚਾ a king
ਵਰਤਦਾ pervades or imbues
ਮੇਟਣਹਾਰੁ erase ਨ ਮੇਟਣਹਾਰੁ indelible, cannot be erased


ਮਨਮੁਖ ਮਹਲੁ ਨ ਪਾਇਨੀ ਕੂੜਿ ਮੁਠੇ ਕੂੜਿਆਰ ॥੨॥
Manmukẖ mahal na pāinī kūṛ muṯẖe kūṛiār. ||2||
The self-willed manmukhs do not obtain the Mansion of the Lord's Presence. The false are plundered by falsehood. ||2||


ਮਹਲੁ house, mansion
ਪਾਇਨੀ keep
ਕੂੜਿ liars, those who are false and untruthful
ਮੁਠੇ plundered, ruined
ਕੂੜਿਆਰ This is the verb for liars, To lie, to be false or untruthful



ਹਉਮੈ ਕਰਤਾ ਜਗੁ ਮੁਆ ਗੁਰ ਬਿਨੁ ਘੋਰ ਅੰਧਾਰੁ ॥
Haumai karṯā jag muā gur bin gẖor anḏẖār.
Engrossed in egotism, the world perishes. Without the Guru, there is utter darkness.

ਜਗੁ world
ਮੁਆ die or perish
ਘੋਰ darkness
ਅੰਧਾਰੁ ignorance


ਮਾਇਆ ਮੋਹਿ ਵਿਸਾਰਿਆ ਸੁਖਦਾਤਾ ਦਾਤਾਰੁ ॥
Māiā mohi visāriā sukẖḏāṯa ḏāṯār.
In emotional attachment to Maya, they have forgotten the Great Giver, the Giver of Peace.

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ਸਤਗੁਰੁ ਸੇਵਹਿ ਤਾ ਉਬਰਹਿ ਸਚੁ ਰਖਹਿ ਉਰ ਧਾਰਿ ॥
Saṯgur sevėh ṯā ubrėh sacẖ rakẖėh ur ḏẖār.
Those who serve the True Guru are saved; they keep the True One enshrined in their hearts.

ਉਬਰਹਿ keep or save, preserve
ਰਖਹਿ protect


ਕਿਰਪਾ ਤੇ ਹਰਿ ਪਾਈਐ ਸਚਿ ਸਬਦਿ ਵੀਚਾਰਿ ॥੩॥
Kirpā ṯe har pāīai sacẖ sabaḏ vīcẖār. ||3||
By His Grace, we find the Lord, and reflect on the True Word of the Shabad. ||3||

ਪਾਈਐ obtain, get, keep


ਸਤਗੁਰੁ ਸੇਵਿ ਮਨੁ ਨਿਰਮਲਾ ਹਉਮੈ ਤਜਿ ਵਿਕਾਰ ॥
Saṯgur sev man nirmalā haumai ṯaj vikār.
Serving the True Guru, the mind becomes immaculate and pure; egotism and corruption are discarded.

ਨਿਰਮਲਾ pure and unblemixhed
ਤਜਿ renounce, relinquish, abandon, discard
ਵਿਕਾਰ wickedness, wrongdoing




ਆਪੁ ਛੋਡਿ ਜੀਵਤ ਮਰੈ ਗੁਰ ਕੈ ਸਬਦਿ ਵੀਚਾਰ ॥
Āp cẖẖod jīvaṯ marai gur kai sabaḏ vīcẖār.
So abandon your selfishness, and remain dead while yet alive. Contemplate the Word of the Guru's Shabad.


ਛੋਡਿ This word covers forms of selfishness and greed
ਜੀਵਤ lives
ਵੀਚਾਰ Contemplate, come to understand ]


ਧੰਧਾ ਧਾਵਤ ਰਹਿ ਗਏ ਲਾਗਾ ਸਾਚਿ ਪਿਆਰੁ ॥
Ḏẖanḏẖā ḏẖāvaṯ rėh gae lāgā sācẖ piār.
The pursuit of worldly affairs comes to an end, when you embrace love for the True One.

ਧੰਧਾ entanglements as in worldly pursuits
ਧਾਵਤ bring to an end, or restrain
ਲਾਗਾ join, embrace


ਸਚਿ ਰਤੇ ਮੁਖ ਉਜਲੇ ਤਿਤੁ ਸਾਚੈ ਦਰਬਾਰਿ ॥੪॥
Sacẖ raṯe mukẖ ujle ṯiṯ sācẖai ḏarbār. ||4||
Those who are attuned to Truth-their faces are radiant in the Court of the True Lord. ||4||

ਰਤੇ imbued, died, permeated
ਉਜਲੇ radiant


ਸਤਗੁਰੁ ਪੁਰਖੁ ਨ ਮੰਨਿਓ ਸਬਦਿ ਨ ਲਗੋ ਪਿਆਰੁ ॥
Saṯgur purakẖ na manio sabaḏ na lago piār.
Those who do not have faith in the Primal Being, the True Guru, and who do not enshrine love for the Shabad -

ਸਬਦਿ believe ub gave faith
ਲਗੋ hold, grasp, hold onto


ਇਸਨਾਨੁ ਦਾਨੁ ਜੇਤਾ ਕਰਹਿ ਦੂਜੈ ਭਾਇ ਖੁਆਰੁ ॥
Isnān ḏān jeṯā karahi ḏūjai bẖāe kẖuār.
they take their cleansing baths, and give to charity again and again, but they are ultimately consumed by their love of duality.

ਖੁਆਰੁ pleasures of
ਭਾਇ love,, attraction


ਹਰਿ ਜੀਉ ਆਪਣੀ ਕ੍ਰਿਪਾ ਕਰੇ ਤਾ ਲਾਗੈ ਨਾਮ ਪਿਆਰੁ ॥
Har jīo āpṇī kirpā kare ṯā lāgai nām piār.
When the Dear Lord Himself grants His Grace, they are inspired to love the Naam.

ਲਾਗੈ to hold
ਪਿਆਰੁ dear, beloved


ਨਾਨਕ ਨਾਮੁ ਸਮਾਲਿ ਤੂ ਗੁਰ ਕੈ ਹੇਤਿ ਅਪਾਰਿ ॥੫॥੨੦॥੫੩॥
Nānak nām samāl ṯū gur kai heṯ apār. ||5||20||53||
O Nanak, immerse yourself in the Naam, through the Infinite Love of the Guru. ||5||20||53||

ਸਮਾਲਿ care for preserve also contemplate or reflect (hold in mind or keep in mind)
ਹੇਤਿ for the sake of
ਅਪਾਰਿ Infinite
 

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