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You Yourself are the Creator. Everything that happens is by Your Doing.
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There is no one except You.
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You created the creation; You behold it and understand it.
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O servant Nanak, the Lord is revealed through the Gurmukh, the Living Expression of the Guru's Word. ||4||2||
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Aasaa, First Mehl:
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In that pool, people have made their homes, but the water there is as hot as fire!
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In the swamp of emotional attachment, their feet cannot move. I have seen them drowning there. ||1||
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In your mind, you do not remember the One Lord-you fool!
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You have forgotten the Lord; your virtues shall wither away. ||1||Pause||
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I am not celibate, nor truthful, nor scholarly. I was born foolish and ignorant into this world.
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Prays Nanak, I seek the Sanctuary of those who have not forgotten You, O Lord! ||2||3||
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Aasaa, Fifth Mehl:
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This human body has been given to you.
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This is your chance to meet the Lord of the Universe.
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Nothing else will work.
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Join the Saadh Sangat, the Company of the Holy; vibrate and meditate on the Jewel of the Naam. ||1||
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Make every effort to cross over this terrifying world-ocean.
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You are squandering this life uselessly in the love of Maya. ||1||Pause||
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I have not practiced meditation, self-discipline, self-restraint or righteous living.
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I have not served the Holy; I have not acknowledged the Lord, my King.
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Says Nanak, my actions are contemptible!
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O Lord, I seek Your Sanctuary; please, preserve my honor! ||2||4||
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Sohilaa ~ The Song Of Praise. Raag Gauree Deepakee, First Mehl:
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One Universal Creator God. By The Grace Of The True Guru:
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In that house where the Praises of the Creator are chanted and contemplated
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-in that house, sing Songs of Praise; meditate and remember the Creator Lord. ||1||
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Sing the Songs of Praise of my Fearless Lord.
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I am a sacrifice to that Song of Praise which brings eternal peace. ||1||Pause||
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Day after day, He cares for His beings; the Great Giver watches over all.
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Your Gifts cannot be appraised; how can anyone compare to the Giver? ||2||
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The day of my wedding is pre-ordained. Come, gather together and pour the oil over the threshold.
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My friends, give me your blessings, that I may merge with my Lord and Master. ||3||
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Unto each and every home, into each and every heart, this summons is sent out; the call comes each and every day.
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Remember in meditation the One who summons us; O Nanak, that day is drawing near! ||4||1||
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Raag Aasaa, First Mehl:
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There are six schools of philosophy, six teachers, and six sets of teachings.
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But the Teacher of teachers is the One, who appears in so many forms. ||1||
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O Baba: that system in which the Praises of the Creator are sung
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-follow that system; in it rests true greatness. ||1||Pause||
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The seconds, minutes and hours, days, weeks and months,
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and the various seasons originate from the one sun;