Sukhmani Sahib Astpadi 17 Sabad 8 / ਸੁਖਮਨੀ ਸਾਹਿਬ ਅਸਟਪਦੀ ੧੭ ਸਬਦ ੮ | SIKH PHILOSOPHY NETWORK
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Sukhmani Sahib Astpadi 17 Sabad 8 / ਸੁਖਮਨੀ ਸਾਹਿਬ ਅਸਟਪਦੀ ੧੭ ਸਬਦ ੮


ੴ / Ik▫oaʼnkār
Dec 21, 2010
Salok (Core theme of eight sabads/hymns in the Astpadi)

ਆਦਿ ਸਚੁ ਜੁਗਾਦਿ ਸਚੁ ਹੈ ਭਿ ਸਚੁ ਨਾਨਕ ਹੋਸੀ ਭਿ ਸਚੁ ੧॥
Āḏ sacẖ jugāḏ sacẖ. Hai bẖė sacẖ Nānak hosī bẖė sacẖ. ||1||
Present from the beginning, prevailing through the ages. Nanak, is present now and forever will be present.

Eight stanzas hymn

ਮਨ ਮੇਰੇ ਤਿਨ ਕੀ ਓਟ ਲੇਹਿ ਮਨੁ ਤਨੁ ਅਪਨਾ ਤਿਨ ਜਨ ਦੇਹਿ
Man mere ṯin kī ot lehi. Man ṯan apnā ṯin jan ḏėh.
My mind seek support from those. Give your mind and body to those humble people.

ਜਿਨਿ ਜਨਿ ਅਪਨਾ ਪ੍ਰਭੂ ਪਛਾਤਾ ਸੋ ਜਨੁ ਸਰਬ ਥੋਕ ਕਾ ਦਾਤਾ
Jin jan apnā parabẖū pacẖẖāṯā. So jan sarab thok kā ḏāṯā.
Humble ones who recognized their creator. Such person is enabled to give out all things.

ਤਿਸ ਕੀ ਸਰਨਿ ਸਰਬ ਸੁਖ ਪਾਵਹਿ ਤਿਸ ਕੈ ਦਰਸਿ ਸਭ ਪਾਪ ਮਿਟਾਵਹਿ
Ŧis kī saran sarab sukẖ pāvahi. Ŧis kai ḏaras sabẖ pāp mitāvėh.
All comforts are available under one such refuge. All bad actions will be erased in seeing one such.

ਅਵਰ ਸਿਆਨਪ ਸਗਲੀ ਛਾਡੁ ਤਿਸੁ ਜਨ ਕੀ ਤੂ ਸੇਵਾ ਲਾਗੁ
Avar si▫ānap saglī cẖẖād. Ŧis jan kī ṯū sevā lāg.
Leave all other cleverness. Serve such humble people.

ਆਵਨੁ ਜਾਨੁ ਹੋਵੀ ਤੇਰਾ ਨਾਨਕ ਤਿਸੁ ਜਨ ਕੇ ਪੂਜਹੁ ਸਦ ਪੈਰਾ ੮॥੧੭॥
Āvan jān na hovī ṯerā. Nānak ṯis jan ke pūjahu saḏ pairā. ||8||17||
The coming and going will not happen. Nanak worship at the feet of such humble people.
ESSENCE: In the salok, Guru ji state the eternal truth prevailing and so prevailing forever from the past to the future.

Guru Arjan Dev ji in Astpadi 17, 8th and final sabad describe the value of associating with the humble people who live recognizing ways of the creator. From the humble ones, get support, with all of you be in trust of such, such people are benevolent in all things, they can help one right the wrongs, leaving other cleverness aside the company of such should be sought.

Guru ji conclude that there are none others and such humble people be so respected.
Please note all errors are mine and I stand corrected.

Sat Sri Akal.


Nov 5, 2010
ਆਦਿ ਸਚੁ ਜੁਗਾਦਿ ਸਚੁ ਹੈ ਭਿ ਸਚੁ ਨਾਨਕ ਹੋਸੀ ਭਿ ਸਚੁ ੧॥

This is written with reference to ultimate "TRUTH" about creator / nature

ਹੈ ਭਿ
ਹੋਸੀ ਭਿ refer to beyond time and within times past present and future
Time is creation and bondage of human mind,
Once one's mind cross this bondage of past present future of own mind

One can imagine, the creation, before the invent or awareness of time by human mind (
after the existense of humans hence forth time on earth (referred as
ਜੁਗਾਦਿ )

refer's about "TRUTH" or "Creator"
beyond one's mind limits of time, that is beyond past/present and future, for ever truth.

Further ellaborated

Wahe Guru Ji Ka Khalsa
Wahe Guru Ji Ki Fateh

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