Gur Gopaal Merai Man Bhaae

ਬਸੰਤੁ ਮਹਲਾ ੩ ॥
Basant Mehalaa 3 ||

ਰਾਤੇ ਸਾਚਿ ਹਰਿ ਨਾਮਿ ਨਿਹਾਲਾ ॥
Those who are attuned to the True
VaheGuru’s Name are happy and exalted.

ਦਇਆ ਕਰਹੁ ਪ੍ਰਭ ਦੀਨ ਦਇਆਲਾ ॥
Take pity on me, O VaheGuru,
merciful to the meek.

ਤਿਸੁ ਬਿਨੁ ਅਵਰੁ ਨਹੀ ਮੈ ਕੋਇ ॥
Without Him, I have no other at all.

ਜਿਉ ਭਾਵੈ ਤਿਉ ਰਾਖੈ ਸੋਇ ॥੧॥
As it pleases His Will, He keeps me. ||1||

ਗੁਰ ਗੋਪਾਲ ਮੇਰੈ ਮਨਿ ਭਾਏ ॥
The Guru, Gopaal (VaheGuru)
is pleasing to my mind.

ਰਹਿ ਨ ਸਕਉ ਦਰਸਨ ਦੇਖੇ ਬਿਨੁ ਸਹਜਿ ਮਿਲਉ ਗੁਰੁ ਮੇਲਿ ਮਿਲਾਏ ॥੧॥ ਰਹਾਉ ॥
I cannot even survive,
without the blessed Vision of His darshan.

But I shall easily unite with the Guru,
if He unites me in His Union. ||1||Pause||

ਇਹੁ ਮਨੁ ਲੋਭੀ ਲੋਭਿ ਲੁਭਾਨਾ ॥
The greedy mind is enticed by greed.

ਰਾਮ ਬਿਸਾਰਿ ਬਹੁਰਿ ਪਛੁਤਾਨਾ ॥
Forgetting VaheGuru,
it regrets and repents in the end.

ਬਿਛੁਰਤ ਮਿਲਾਇ ਗੁਰ ਸੇਵ ਰਾਂਗੇ ॥
The separated ones are reunited,
when they are inspired to serve the Guru.

ਹਰਿ ਨਾਮੁ ਦੀਓ ਮਸਤਕਿ ਵਡਭਾਗੇ ॥੨॥
They are blessed with VaheGuru ‘s Name –
such is the destiny written on their foreheads. ||2||

ਪਉਣ ਪਾਣੀ ਕੀ ਇਹ ਦੇਹ ਸਰੀਰਾ ॥
This body is built of air and water.

ਹਉਮੈ ਰੋਗੁ ਕਠਿਨ ਤਨਿ ਪੀਰਾ ॥
The body is afflicted with the
terribly painful illness of egotism.

ਗੁਰਮੁਖਿ ਰਾਮ ਨਾਮ ਦਾਰੂ ਗੁਣ ਗਾਇਆ ॥
The Gurmukh has the medicine:
singing the glorious praises
of VaheGuru ‘s Name.

ਕਰਿ ਕਿਰਪਾ ਗੁਰਿ ਰੋਗੁ ਗਵਾਇਆ ॥੩॥
Granting His Grace,
the Guru has cured the illness. ||3||

ਚਾਰਿ ਨਦੀਆ ਅਗਨੀ ਤਨਿ ਚਾਰੇ ॥
The four evils are the four rivers
of fire flowing through the body.

ਤ੍ਰਿਸਨਾ ਜਲਤ ਜਲੇ ਅਹੰਕਾਰੇ ॥
It is burning in desire,
and burning in egotism.

ਗੁਰਿ ਰਾਖੇ ਵਡਭਾਗੀ ਤਾਰੇ ॥
Those whom the Guru protects
and saves are very fortunate.

ਜਨ ਨਾਨਕ ਉਰਿ ਹਰਿ ਅੰਮ੍ਰਿਤੁ ਧਾਰੇ ॥੪॥੨॥
Servant Nanak enshrines
the ambrosial Name

of VaheGuru in his heart. ||4||2||

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