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Sukhmani Sahib - 1st Astpadee - Benefits of Naam Simran

Sukhmani Sahib

ga-orhee sukhmanee mehlaa 5.
Gauree Sukhmani, Fifth Mehl,


ik-oNkaar satgur parsaad.
One Universal Creator God. By The Grace Of The True Guru:

aad gur-ay namah.
I bow to the Primal Guru.

jugaad gur-ay namah.
I bow to the Guru of the ages.

satgur-ay namah.
I bow to the True Guru.

saree gurdayv-ay namah. ||1||
I bow to the Great, Divine Guru. ||1||


simra-o simar simar sukh paava-o.
Meditate, meditate, meditate in remembrance of Him, and find peace.

kal kalays tan maahi mitaava-o.
Worry and anguish shall be dispelled from your body.

simra-o jaas bisumbhar aykai.
Remember in praise the One who pervades the whole Universe.

naam japat agnat anaykai.
His Name is chanted by countless people, in so many ways.

bayd puraan simrit suDhaakh-yar.
The Vedas, the Puraanas and the Simritees, the purest of utterances,

keenay raam naam ik aakh-yar.
were created from the One Word of the Name of the Lord.

kinkaa ayk jis jee-a basaavai.
That one, in whose soul the One Lord dwells

taa kee mahimaa ganee na aavai.
– the praises of his glory cannot be recounted.

kaaNkhee aykai daras tuhaaro.
Those who yearn only for the blessing of Your Darshan

naanak un sang mohi uDhaaro. ||1||
– Nanak: save me along with them! ||1||

sukhmanee sukh amrit parabh naam.
Sukhmani: Peace of Mind, the Nectar of the Name of God.

bhagat janaa kai man bisraam. rahaa-o.
The minds of the devotees abide in a joyful peace. ||Pause||

parabh kai simran garabh na basai.
Remembering God, one does not have to enter into the womb again.

parabh kai simran dookh jam nasai.
Remembering God, the pain of death is dispelled.

parabh kai simran kaal parharai.
Remembering God, death is eliminated.

parabh kai simran dusman tarai.
Remembering God, one’s enemies are repelled.

parabh simrat kachh bighan na laagai.
Remembering God, no obstacles are met.

parabh kai simran an-din jaagai.
Remembering God, one remains awake and aware, night and day.

parabh kai simran bha-o na bi-aapai.
Remembering God, one is not touched by fear.

parabh kai simran dukh na santaapai.
Remembering God, one does not suffer sorrow.

parabh kaa simran saaDh kai sang.
The meditative remembrance of God is in the Company of the Holy.

sarab niDhaan naanak har rang. ||2||
All treasures, O Nanak, are in the Love of the Lord. ||2||

parabh kai simran riDh siDh na-o niDh.
In the remembrance of God are wealth, miraculous spiritual powers and the nine treasures.

parabh kai simran gi-aan Dhi-aan tat buDh.
In the remembrance of God are knowledge, meditation and the essence of wisdom.

parabh kai simran jap tap poojaa.
In the remembrance of God are chanting, intense meditation and devotional worship.

parabh kai simran binsai doojaa.
In the remembrance of God, duality is removed.

parabh kai simran tirath isnaanee.
In the remembrance of God are purifying baths at sacred shrines of pilgrimage.

parabh kai simran dargeh maanee.
In the remembrance of God, one attains honor in the Court of the Lord.

parabh kai simran ho-ay so bhalaa.
In the remembrance of God, one becomes good.

parabh kai simran sufal falaa.
In the remembrance of God, one flowers in fruition.

say simrahi jin aap simraa-ay.
They alone remember Him in meditation, whom He inspires to meditate.

naanak taa kai laaga-o paa-ay. ||3||
Nanak grasps the feet of those humble beings. ||3||

parabh kaa simran sabh tay oochaa.
The remembrance of God is the highest and most exalted of all.

parabh kai simran uDhray moochaa.
In the remembrance of God, many are saved.

parabh kai simran tarisnaa bujhai.
In the remembrance of God, thirst is quenched.

parabh kai simran sabh kichh sujhai.
In the remembrance of God, all things are known.

parabh kai simran naahee jam taraasaa.
In the remembrance of God, there is no fear of death.

parabh kai simran pooran aasaa.
In the remembrance of God, hopes are fulfilled.

parabh kai simran man kee mal jaa-ay.
In the remembrance of God, the filth of the mind is removed.

amrit naam rid maahi samaa-ay.
The Ambrosial Naam, the Name of the Lord, is absorbed into the heart.

parabh jee baseh saaDh kee rasnaa.
God abides upon the tongues of His Saints.

naanak jan kaa daasan dasnaa. ||4||
Nanak is the servant of the slave of His slaves. ||4||

parabh ka-o simrahi say Dhanvantay.
Those who remember God are wealthy.

parabh ka-o simrahi say pativantay.
Those who remember God are honorable.

parabh ka-o simrahi say jan parvaan.
Those who remember God are approved.

parabh ka-o simrahi say purakh parDhaan.
Those who remember God are the most distinguished persons.

parabh ka-o simrahi se baymuhtaajay.
Those who remember God are not lacking.

parabh ka-o simrahi se sarab kay raajay.
Those who remember God are the rulers of all.

parabh ka-o simrahi say sukhvaasee.
Those who remember God dwell in peace.

parabh ka-o simrahi sadaa abhinaasee.
Those who remember God are immortal and eternal.

simran tay laagay jin aap da-i-aalaa.
They alone hold to the remembrance of Him, unto whom He Himself shows His Mercy.

naanak jan kee mangai ravaalaa. ||5||
Nanak begs for the dust of their feet. ||5||

parabh ka-o simrahi say par-upkaaree.
Those who remember God generously help others.

parabh ka-o simrahi tin sad balihaaree.
Those who remember God – to them, I am forever a sacrifice.

parabh ka-o simrahi say mukh suhaavay.
Those who remember God – their faces are beautiful.

parabh ka-o simrahi tin sookh bihaavai.
Those who remember God abide in peace.

parabh ka-o simrahi tin aatam jeetaa.
Those who remember God conquer their souls.

parabh ka-o simrahi tin nirmal reetaa.
Those who remember God have a pure and spotless lifestyle.

parabh ka-o simrahi tin anad ghanayray.
Those who remember God experience all sorts of joys.

parabh ka-o simrahi baseh har nayray.
Those who remember God abide near the Lord.

sant kirpaa tay an-din jaag.
By the Grace of the Saints, one remains awake and aware, night and day.

naanak simran poorai bhaag. ||6||
O Nanak, this meditative remembrance comes only by perfect destiny. ||6||

parabh kai simran kaaraj pooray.
Remembering God, one’s works are accomplished.

parabh kai simran kabahu na jhooray.
Remembering God, one never grieves.

parabh kai simran har gun baanee.
Remembering God, one speaks the Glorious Praises of the Lord.

parabh kai simran sahj samaanee.
Remembering God, one is absorbed into the state of intuitive ease.

parabh kai simran nihchal aasan.
Remembering God, one attains the unchanging position.

parabh kai simran kamal bigaasan.
Remembering God, the heart-lotus blossoms forth.

parabh kai simran anhad jhunkaar.
Remembering God, the unstruck melody vibrates.

sukh parabh simran kaa ant na paar.
The peace of the meditative remembrance of God has no end or limitation.

simrahi say jan jin ka-o parabh ma-i-aa.
They alone remember Him, upon whom God bestows His Grace.

naanak tin jan sarnee pa-i-aa. ||7||
Nanak seeks the Sanctuary of those humble beings. ||7||

har simran kar bhagat pargataa-ay.
Remembering the Lord, His devotees are famous and radiant.

har simran lag bayd upaa-ay.
Remembering the Lord, the Vedas were composed.

har simran bha-ay siDh jatee daatay.
Remembering the Lord, we become Siddhas, celibates and givers.

har simran neech chahu kunt jaatay.
Remembering the Lord, the lowly become known in all four directions.

har simran Dhaaree sabh Dharnaa.
For the remembrance of the Lord, the whole world was established.

simar simar har kaaran karnaa.
Remember, remember in meditation the Lord, the Creator, the Cause of causes.

har simran kee-o sagal akaaraa.
For the remembrance of the Lord, He created the whole creation.

har simran meh aap nirankaaraa.
In the remembrance of the Lord, He Himself is Formless.

kar kirpaa jis aap bujhaa-i-aa.
By His Grace, He Himself bestows understanding.

naanak gurmukh har simran tin paa-i-aa. ||8||1||
O Nanak, the Gurmukh attains the remembrance of the Lord. ||8||1||


deen darad dukh bhanjnaa ghat ghat naath anaath.
O Destroyer of the pains and the suffering of the poor, O Master of each and every heart, O Masterless One:

saran tumHaaree aa-i-o naanak kay parabh saath. ||1||
I have come seeking Your Sanctuary. O God, please be with Nanak! ||1||