We are formed from fire and water within the womb. For what purpose are we created? ||1||
agan bi(n)b jal bheethar nipajae kaahae ka(n)m oupaaeae ||1||
O my Master, who can know your glorious virtues?
maerae saahibaa koun jaanai gun thaerae ||
My own demerits cannot be counted. ||1||Pause||
kehae n jaanee aougan maerae ||1|| rehaao ||
I took the form of so
many plants and trees, and so many animals.
kaethae rukh birakh ham cheenae kaethae pasoo oupaaeae ||
Many times I entered the
families of snakes and flying birds. ||2||
kaethae naag kulee mehi aaeae kaethae pa(n)kh ouddaaeae ||2||
I looked in front of me, and I looked behind me, but where could I hide from You? ||3||
agahu dhaekhai pishhahu dhaekhai thujh thae kehaa shhapaavai ||3||
I saw the banks of sacred
rivers, the nine continents, the shops and bazaars of
thatt theerathh ham nav kha(n)dd dhaekhae hatt pattan baajaaraa ||
My soul is burning like
fire, and the knife is cutting deep.
Please, shower me with Your Mercy, and take pity upon me. I am a sinking stone - please carry me across! ||5||
dhaeiaa karahu kishh mihar oupaavahu ddubadhae pathhar thaarae ||5||
Prays Nanak, recognizing the Lord's Command, I am at peace, day and night. ||6||5||17||
pranavath naanak hukam pashhaanai sukh hovai dhin raathee ||6||5||17||
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