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Sukhmani Sahib Astpadi 5 Sabad 3 / ਸੁਖਮਨੀ ਸਾਹਿਬ ਅਸਟਪਦੀ ੫ ਸਬਦ ੩


ੴ / Ik▫oaʼnkār
Dec 21, 2010

ਦੇਨਹਾਰੁ ਪ੍ਰਭ ਛੋਡਿ ਕੈ ਲਾਗਹਿ ਆਨ ਸੁਆਇ ਨਾਨਕ ਕਹੂ ਸੀਝਈ ਬਿਨੁ ਨਾਵੈ ਪਤਿ ਜਾਇ ੧॥
Ḏenhār parabẖ cẖẖod kai lāgėh ān su▫ā▫e. Nānak kahū na sījẖ▫ī bin nāvai paṯ jā▫e. ||1||
Leaving the creator that bestows, is busy in other selfishness. Nanak, such can never achieve success as without the creator there is no honor.

Eight stanzas hymn

ਅਨਿਕ ਭਾਤਿ ਮਾਇਆ ਕੇ ਹੇਤ ਸਰਪਰ ਹੋਵਤ ਜਾਨੁ ਅਨੇਤ
Anik bẖāṯ mā▫i▫ā ke heṯ. Sarpar hovaṯ jān aneṯ.
Many a varieties of attachments to worldly possessions. Remember these are all destructible in the end.

ਬਿਰਖ ਕੀ ਛਾਇਆ ਸਿਉ ਰੰਗੁ ਲਾਵੈ ਓਹ ਬਿਨਸੈ ਉਹੁ ਮਨਿ ਪਛੁਤਾਵੈ
Birakẖ kī cẖẖā▫i▫ā si▫o rang lāvai. Oh binsai uho man pacẖẖuṯāvai.
One loves the shade of a tree. .When such ends, one so regrets

ਜੋ ਦੀਸੈ ਸੋ ਚਾਲਨਹਾਰੁ ਲਪਟਿ ਰਹਿਓ ਤਹ ਅੰਧ ਅੰਧਾਰੁ
Jo ḏīsai so cẖālanhār. Lapat rahi▫o ṯah anḏẖ anḏẖār.
What is seen, so is destructible. The most blind of all blind, clings to such.

ਬਟਾਊ ਸਿਉ ਜੋ ਲਾਵੈ ਨੇਹ ਤਾ ਕਉ ਹਾਥਿ ਆਵੈ ਕੇਹ
Batā▫ū si▫o jo lāvai neh. Ŧā ka▫o hāth na āvai keh.
One who creates attachment with another one along the way. In such hands nothing tangible is held.

ਮਨ ਹਰਿ ਕੇ ਨਾਮ ਕੀ ਪ੍ਰੀਤਿ ਸੁਖਦਾਈ ਕਰਿ ਕਿਰਪਾ ਨਾਨਕ ਆਪਿ ਲਏ ਲਾਈ ੩॥
Man har ke nām kī parīṯ sukẖ▫ḏā▫ī. Kar kirpā Nānak āp la▫e lā▫ī. ||3||
The love of creator’s understanding is of comfort. Nanak, such is received through creator’s blessing.
ESSENCE: In the salok, Guru ji state that ones busy collecting worldly goods should reflect. The accomplishments are incomplete without honor. The honor is there in association of one with the creator in all.

Guru Arjan Dev ji in Astpadi 5, 3rd cite attachments to possessions and what we are surrounded with otherwise. The comforts or attachments are so tempting that even most blind of blind attaches.

Guru ji state that what ever one sees is destructible over time. One’s understanding and relationship with the creator lasts.
Please note all errors are mine and I stand corrected.

Sat Sri Akal.


ੴ / Ik▫oaʼnkār
Dec 21, 2010
ਜੋ ਦੀਸੈ ਸੋ ਚਾਲਨਹਾਰੁ

Not only what we see is destructible or temporary, everything is forever in a process of wear and tear.
Veer Kanwaljit Singh ji once one can put this particular aspect into practice, a continuous transformation of all and all the time, much falls into place.

It is difficult as "hell" (non-Sikhi metaphor used) for certain situations where there is say attachment, etc.

Sat Sri Akal.


Nov 5, 2010
Sat Sri Akaa,

All our thoughts are coming and going,

Thoughts bring happy and sad mood swings

But "GURU's BANI" is all the way truth.

One shall imbibe these thought's only, any other thought which stays is form of "Maya"

Thought which comes and go

Waheguru Ji Ka Khalsa
Waheguru Ji Ki Fateh

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