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One Universal Creator God. The Name Is Truth. Creative Being Personified. No Fear. No Hatred. Image Of The Undying, Beyond Birth, Self-Existent. By Guru's Grace ~
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Chant And Meditate:
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True In The Primal Beginning. True Throughout The Ages.
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True Here And Now. O Nanak, Forever And Ever True. ||1||
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By thinking, He cannot be reduced to thought, even by thinking hundreds of thousands of times.
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By remaining silent, inner silence is not obtained, even by remaining lovingly absorbed deep within.
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The hunger of the hungry is not appeased, even by piling up loads of worldly goods.
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Hundreds of thousands of clever tricks, but not even one of them will go along with you in the end.
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So how can you become truthful? And how can the veil of illusion be torn away?
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O Nanak, it is written that you shall obey the Hukam of His Command, and walk in the Way of His Will. ||1||
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By His Command, bodies are created; His Command cannot be described.
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By His Command, souls come into being; by His Command, glory and greatness are obtained.
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By His Command, some are high and some are low; by His Written Command, pain and pleasure are obtained.
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Some, by His Command, are blessed and forgiven; others, by His Command, wander aimlessly forever.
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Everyone is subject to His Command; no one is beyond His Command.
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O Nanak, one who understands His Command, does not speak in ego. ||2||
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Some sing of His Power-who has that Power?
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Some sing of His Gifts, and know His Sign and Insignia.
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Some sing of His Glorious Virtues, Greatness and Beauty.
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Some sing of knowledge obtained of Him, through difficult philosophical studies.
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Some sing that He fashions the body, and then again reduces it to dust.
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Some sing that He takes life away, and then again restores it.
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Some sing that He seems so very far away.