Mantra: Saalaahee Saalaa-eh
Aytee surat na paaeeaa
Nadeeaa ataai vaah
Paveh samund na jaaneeah
Samund saah sultaan
Girhaa saytee maal dhan
Keeree tul na hovanee
Jay tis manaho na veesareh
The praisers praise the lord,
But they do not obtain the intuitive understanding.
They are like the streams and rivers,
Flowing into the Ocean, they do not know it's vastness.
Eveen kings and emperors, with mountains of property,
And oceans of wealth;
These are not even equal to an ant,
Who does not forget god.
The twenty-third pauree dispels darkness and elevates the self.
Translation and comments courtesy of: Psyche of the Soul, by Harbhajan Singh Khalsa Yogiji et al,
Copyright 1993 Hand Made Books.
Siri Guru Granth Sahib
Guru Nanak Dev Ji
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