ੴ / Ik▫oaŉkār
- Dec 21, 2010
ੴ ਸਤਿਗੁਰ ਪ੍ਰਸਾਦਿ ॥
Ik▫oaŉkār saṯgur parsāḏ.
With blessing of one eternal creator esteemed teacher.
ਆਦਿ ਗੁਰਏ ਨਮਹ ॥ ਜੁਗਾਦਿ ਗੁਰਏ ਨਮਹ ॥
Āḏ gur▫e namah. Jugāḏ gur▫e namah.
Respects to the greatest creator originator of all. Respects to the creator of many millennia.
ਸਤਿਗੁਰਏ ਨਮਹ ॥ ਸ੍ਰੀ ਗੁਰਦੇਵਏ ਨਮਹ ॥੧॥
Saṯgur▫e namah. Sarī gurḏev▫e namah. ||1||
Respects to the eternal truth creator. Respects to the respectful divine creator.
Har simran kar bẖagaṯ pargatā▫e. Har simran lag beḏ upā▫e.
Through understanding of the creator, the devotees are exalted. Through understanding of the creator, the books of wisdom come about
Har simran bẖa▫e siḏẖ jaṯī ḏāṯe. Har simran nīcẖ cẖahu kunt jāṯe.
Through understanding of the creator, people became wise, controllers of their bodies and benevolent. Through understanding of the creator, even the down trodden become well respected everywhere.
Har simran ḏẖārī sabẖ ḏẖarnā. Simar simar har kāran karnā.
The wisdom of the creator has created and is in support of all worldly creation, Always but always try to understand the creator of the creation.
Har simran kī▫o sagal akārā. Har simran mėh āp nirankārā.
The creator created all creation for such a consonance. The creator resides among the understanding seekers of creator
Kar kirpā jis āp bujẖā▫i▫ā. Nānak gurmukẖ har simran ṯin pā▫i▫ā. ||8||1||
The blessings of the creator leads to creator’s understanding. Guru Nanak, such pious people have attained the understanding of the creator.
Please note all errors are mine and I stand corrected.ESSENCE: Guru ji in the salok first offer respects to the creator as originator, time immemorial, truth and divine.
In this Eighth and final Shabad of First Astpadi, Guru ji state that understanding of the creator exaltation in the seekers, many scriptures come about, wisdom and fame appear. Guru ji amplify the pursuit of understanding as though the basis of all creation, the presence of creator in all. Guru ji state that the creator’s blessing leads the people looking up to the creator to seek and understand the creator.
I can craft an essence of the complete first Astpadi if it is desirable. Please let me know.
Sat Sri Akal.
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