Nirmal shares his views on the shabad – One who calls himself a Sikh of the Guru

One who calls himself a Sikh of the Guru ……Nirmal Singh


Audio – Bhai Dharam Singh Zakhmi

gur sathigur kaa jo sikh akhaaeae s bhalakae outh har naam dhiaavai|
One who calls himself a Sikh of the Guru, the True Guru, shall rise in the early morning hours and meditate on the Lord’s Name.

oudham karae bhalakae parabhaathee eisanaan karae anmrith sar naavai|
Upon arising early in the morning, he is to bathe, and cleanse himself in the pool of nectar.

oupadhaes guroo har har jap jaapai sabh kilavikh paap dhokh lehi jaavai|
Following the Instructions of the Guru, he is to chant the Name of the Lord, Har, Har. All sins, misdeeds and negativity shall be erased.

fir charrai dhivas gurabaanee gaavai behadhiaa outhadhiaa har naam dhiaavai|
Then, at the rising of the sun, he is to sing Gurbani; whether sitting down or standing up, he is to meditate on the Lord’s Name.

jo saas giraas dhiaaeae maeraa har har so gurasikh guroo man bhaavai|
One who meditates on my Lord, Har, Har, with every breath and every morsel of food – that GurSikh becomes pleasing to the Guru’s Mind.

jis no dhaeiaal hovai maeraa suaamee this gurasikh guroo oupadhaes sunaavai|
That person, unto whom my Lord and Master is kind and compassionate – upon that GurSikh, the Guru’s Teachings are bestowed.

jan naanak dhoorr mangai this gurasikh kee jo aap japai avareh naam japaavai|2|
Servant Nanak begs for the dust of the feet of that GurSikh, who himself chants the Naam, and inspires others to chant it. ||2||