Mitar Pyaare Nu – beautiful shabad by Guru Gobind Singh recited in the Machhivara forest when the Guru ji was separated from everyone (sung by Amrita Kaur & Yadvinder Singh)


Published on Jul 15, 2017

Thanks to Dharmesh Parikh, Harvinderjit Singh Hans, Jiwan Singh, Banjot Singh Bajaj and also special thanks to Jaswinder Singh Sandhu from British Columbia, Vancouver for the encouragement and support.

This is the beautiful shabad by the tenth master, Guru Gobind Singh recited in the Machhivara forest when the Master was separated from everyone; not everyone because the connection to the Lord remain strong as always! The Shabad is present in Dasam Granth Sahib.

From Mukhaarbind of Guru Gobind Singh ji; this Shabad was sung by him on the night of the cold Winter when Guru Sahib jio had earlier in the day led the Khalsa forces in the battle of Chamkaur where Guru ji fought with the huge army of enemies of Khalsa Panth.His sons embraced martyrdom in front of his own eyes fighting for Khalsa ideals. Guru Sahib ji in this shabad yearns for remembrance of Waheguru inspite of hardships and tough times.

Punjabi Roman representation English
ਮਿੱਤਰ Mittar friend
ਪਿਆਰੇ piaya dear, loving
ਨੂੰ noo him, them
ਹਾਲ haal well being of; condition
ਮੁਰੀਦਾ mureedhaa disciple, student
ਦਾ dhaa of
ਕਹਿਣਾ kehina to tell, narrate
ਤੁਧੁ thudhh you, they
ਬਿਨੁ bin without
ਰੋਗੁ rog pain, disease;
ਰਜਾਈਆ rajaaeea quilt
ਓਢਣ oudtan wearing
ਨਾਗ naag snake, cobra
ਨਿਵਾਸਾ nivaasaa in the company; together
ਦੇ dhae with
ਹਹਿਣਾ hehinaa stay; reside; live
ਸੂਲ sool Thorn, spike
ਸੁਰਾਹੀ suraahee long-necked small pitcher, decanter, flagon, flask
ਖੰਜਰ kha(n)jar dagger
ਪਿਆਲਾ piaalaa cup; saucer
ਬਿੰਗ bi(n)g as same; is just like
ਕਸਾਈਆਂ kasaaeeaaa(n) Butcher is Kasaee; at the butcher’s hand
ਸਹਿਣਾ sehinaa To bear, to suffer, to endure, to sustain, to have patience.
ਯਾਰੜੇ yaararrae yaar is friend; friend’s
ਸਾਨੂੰ saanoo(n) me; us
ਸੱਥਰੁ saathhar Death bed usually on ground.
ਚੰਗਾ cha(n)gaa is good; preferred; better
ਭਠ bhat(h) Furnace, distillery
ਖੇੜਿਆ khaerriaa Village and second meaning Body
ਰਹਿਣਾ rehinaa life; living