ੴ ਸਤ ਨ ਮ ਕਰ ਪ ਰਖ ਤਨਰਭਉ ਤਨਰਵ ਰ ਅਕ ਲ ਮ ਰਤ ਅਜ ਨ ਸ ਭ ਗ ਰ ਪਰਸ ਤ ਜਪ ਆਤ ਸਚ ਜ ਗ ਤ ਸਚ ਹ ਭ ਸਚ ਨ ਨਕ ਹ ਸ ਭ ਸਚ 1

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1 ੴ ਸਤ ਨ ਮ ਕਰ ਪ ਰਖ ਤਨਰਭਉ ਤਨਰਵ ਰ ਅਕ ਲ ਮ ਰਤ ਅਜ ਨ ਸ ਭ ਗ ਰ ਪਰਸ ਤ ਜਪ ਆਤ ਸਚ ਜ ਗ ਤ ਸਚ ਹ ਭ ਸਚ ਨ ਨਕ ਹ ਸ ਭ ਸਚ 1 Ek Onkar (God is One) Sat Nam ( His name is True) Karta Purakh (He is the Creator) Nirbhau (without fear) Nirvair (inimical to none). Akal-murat (He never dies) Ajooni (He is beyond births and deaths) Saibhang ( He is self illuminated) Gurprasad (Realized by kindness of the True Guru) Jap (Repeat His Name) Aad sach (He is True in the beginning, before the universe existed) Jugaad sach (He was True when the ages commenced and has ever been True) Hai bhi sach (He is also True now) Nanak hosi bhi sach. (Satguru) Nanak (says that he will be certainly True in the future). 3

2 ਸ ਚ ਸ ਚਚ ਨ ਹ ਵਈ ਜ ਸ ਚ ਲਖ ਵ ਰ Sochai Soch Na Hovyee Je Sochee Lakh Vaar ਚ ਪ ਚ ਪ ਨ ਹ ਵਈ ਜ ਲ ਇ ਰਹ ਚਲਵ ਤ ਰ Chupai Chup Na Hovyee Je Laae Rahaan Liv Taar ਭ ਚਖਆ ਭ ਖ ਨ ਉਤਰ ਜ ਬ ਨ ਪ ਰ ਆ ਭ ਰ Bhukhiaa Bhukh Na Uttaree Je Banna Puriya Bhaar ਸਹਸ ਚਸਆਣਪ ਲਖ ਹ ਚਹ ਤ ਇਕ ਨ ਚਲ ਨ ਚਲ Sehas Siaanapaa Lakh Hoye Ta Eik Na Chale Naal ਚਕਵ ਸਚਚਆਰ ਹ ਈਐ ਚਕਵ ਕ ੜ ਤ ਟ ਪ ਚਲ Kiv Sachiara Hoeeai Kiv Koorrai Tuttai Paal ਹ ਕਚ ਰਜ ਈ ਚਲਣ ਨ ਨਕ ਚਲਚਖਆ ਨ ਚਲ ੧ Hukam Rajaaee Chalna Nanak Likhia Naal 1 4

3 ਹ ਕ ਹ ਵਚਨ ਆਕ ਰ ਹ ਕ ਨ ਕਚਹਆ ਜ ਈ Hukamee Hovan Aakaar Hukam Na Kaheae Jaaee ਹ ਕ ਹ ਵਚਨ ਜ ਅ ਹ ਕਚ ਚ ਲ ਵਚ ਆਈ Hukamee Hovan Jee Hukam Milae Vaddiae ਹ ਕ ਉਤ ਨ ਚ ਹ ਕਚ ਚਲਚਖ ਦ ਖ ਸ ਖ ਪ ਈਅਚਹ Hukamee Uttam Neech Hukam Likh Dukh Sukh Paaeeaei ਇਕਨ ਹ ਕ ਬਖਸ ਸ ਇਚਕ ਹ ਕ ਸਦ ਭਵ ਈਅਚਹ Eikanaa Hukamee Bakhasees Ek Hukamee Sadaa Bhavayeeh ਹ ਕ ਅ ਦਚਰ ਸਭ ਕ ਬ ਹਚਰ ਹ ਕ ਨ ਕ ਇ Hukamai Andar Sabh Ko Baahar Hukam Na Koe ਨ ਨਕ ਹ ਕ ਜ ਬ ਝ ਤ ਹਉ ਕਹ ਨ ਕ ਇ ੨ Nanak Hukamai Jae Bujhai Ta Houmai Kehai Na Koe 2 5

4 ਗ ਵ ਕ ਤ ਣ ਹ ਵ ਚਕਸ ਤ ਣ Gaavai Ko Taan Hovai Kisai Taan ਗ ਵ ਕ ਦ ਚਤ ਜ ਣ ਨ ਸ ਣ Gaavai Ko Daat Jaanai Neesaan ਗ ਵ ਕ ਗ ਣ ਵਚ ਆਈਆ ਚ ਰ Gaavai Ko Gun Vaddiaea Chaar ਗ ਵ ਕ ਚਵਚਦਆ ਚਵਖ ਵ ਚ ਰ Gaavai Ko Vidya Vikham Veechaar ਗ ਵ ਕ ਸ ਚਜ ਕਰ ਤਨ ਖ ਹ Gaavai Ko Saaj Karae Tan Khaeh ਗ ਵ ਕ ਜ ਅ ਲ ਚ ਚਰ ਦ ਹ Gaavai Ko Jee Lai Fir Deh ਗ ਵ ਕ ਜ ਪ ਚਦਸ ਦ ਚਰ Gaavai Ko Jaapai Disai Door ਗ ਵ ਕ ਵ ਖ ਹ ਦਰ ਹਦ ਚਰ Gaavai Ko Vaekhai Haadra Hadoor ਕਥਨ ਕਥ ਨ ਆਵ ਤ ਚਟ Kathna Kathee Na Aavai Tott 6

5 ਕਚਥ ਕਚਥ ਕਥ ਕ ਟ ਕ ਚਟ ਕ ਚਟ Kath Kath Kathee Kottee Kott Kott ਦ ਦ ਦ ਲ ਦ ਥਚਕ ਪ ਚਹ Denda De Landae Thhak Pahen ਜ ਗ ਜ ਗ ਤਚਰ ਖ ਹ ਖ ਚਹ Jugaa Jugantar Khaahee Khaneh ਹ ਕ ਹ ਕ ਚਲ ਏ ਰ ਹ Hukamee Hukam Chalaae Raah ਨ ਨਕ ਚਵਗਸ ਵ ਪਰਵ ਹ ੩ Nanak Vigasai Vaeparavaah 3 Japji Sahib is a universal song about God composed by Guru Nanak Dev Ji. It consists of the Mool Mantra as the beginning followed by 38 hymns and a final Salok at the end of this composition. The Japji Sahib appears at the very beginning of the Guru Granth Sahib. It is regarded as the most important Bani or 'set of verses' by the Sikhs and is recited every morning by all practicing this faith. The word Jap means to recite or to chant. 7

6 ਸ ਚ ਸ ਚਹਬ ਸ ਚ ਨ ਇ ਭ ਚਖਆ ਭ ਉ ਅਪ ਰ Saachaa Sahib Saach Naae Bhaakhiaa Bhaao Apaar ਆਖਚਹ ਗਚਹ ਦ ਚਹ ਦ ਚਹ ਦ ਚਤ ਕਰ ਦ ਤ ਰ Aakheh Mangeh Deh Deh Daat Karae Daataar ਚਰ ਚਕ ਅਗ ਰਖ ਐ ਚਜਤ ਚਦਸ ਦਰਬ ਰ Faer Ke Agai Rakheeai Jit Dissea Darbar ਹ ਚਕ ਬ ਲਣ ਬ ਲ ਐ ਚਜਤ ਸ ਚਣ ਧਰ ਚਪਆਰ Muhon Ki Bolan Boleeai Jit Sun Dharae Piaar ਅ ਚ ਤ ਵ ਲ ਸਚ ਨ ਉ ਵਚ ਆਈ ਵ ਚ ਰ Amrit Vaelaa Sach Naao Vaddiaei Veechaar ਕਰ ਆਵ ਕਪੜ ਨਦਰ ਖ ਦ ਆਰ Karmee Aavai Kapraa Nadri Mokh Duaar ਨ ਨਕ ਏਵ ਜ ਣ ਐ ਸਭ ਆਪ ਸਚਚਆਰ ੪ Nanak Eaevai Jaaniae Sabh Aapae Sachiaar 4 8

7 ਥ ਚਪਆ ਨ ਜ ਇ ਕ ਤ ਨ ਹ ਇ Thaapiaa Na Jaae Keetaa Na Hoe ਆਪ ਆਚਪ ਚਨਰ ਜਨ ਸ ਇ Aapae Aap Niranjan Soe ਚਜਚਨ ਸ ਚਵਆ ਚਤਚਨ ਪ ਇਆ ਨ Jin Saeviaa Tin Paaeiaa Maan ਨ ਨਕ ਗ ਵ ਐ ਗ ਣ ਚਨਧ ਨ Nanak Gaaveeai Gunee Nidhan ਗ ਵ ਐ ਸ ਣ ਐ ਚਨ ਰਖ ਐ ਭ ਉ Gaaveea Suneea Man Rakheea Bhaao ਦ ਖ ਪਰਹਚਰ ਸ ਖ ਘਚਰ ਲ ਜ ਇ Dhukh Parehar Sukh Ghar Lai Jaae ਗ ਰ ਚਖ ਨ ਦ ਗ ਰ ਚਖ ਵ ਦ ਗ ਰ ਚਖ ਰਚਹਆ ਸ ਈ Guramukh Naadang Gurmukh Vaedang Gurmukh Rehiaa Samaaee 9

8 ਗ ਰ ਈਸਰ ਗ ਰ ਗ ਰਖ ਬਰ ਗ ਰ ਪ ਰਬਤ ਈ Gur Eesar Gur Gorakh Barmaa Gur Parbatti Maaee ਜ ਹਉ ਜ ਣ ਆਖ ਨ ਹ ਕਹਣ ਕਥਨ ਨ ਜ ਈ Jae Haun Jaanaa Aakhaa Naahee Kehna Kathan Na Jaaee ਗ ਰ ਇਕ ਦ ਚਹ ਬ ਝ ਈ Guraa Ek Deh Bujhaaee ਸਭਨ ਜ ਆ ਕ ਇਕ ਦ ਤ ਸ ਚਵਸਚਰ ਨ ਜ ਈ ੫ Sabhna Jeeaa Kaa Eik Daataa So Mai Visar Na Jaaee 5 Shabad is a word meaning hymn. It is a sacred song selected from the Guru Granth Sahib. The shabads or hymns of the Guru Granth Sahib are known as Gurbani or the Guru's word. 10

9 ਹ ਤ ਵ ਬਰ ਮ ਤਹ ਇਹ ਸ ਭ ਕਰਮਨ ਕਬਹ ਨ ਟਰ ਨ ਡਰ ਅਤਰ ਸ ਜਬ ਜ ਇ ਲਰ ਤਨਸਚ ਕਤਰ ਅਪ ਨ ਜ ਕਰ ਅਰ ਤਸਖ ਹ ਆਪਨ ਹ ਮਨ ਕ ਇਹ ਲ ਲਚ ਹਉ ਗ ਨ ਉ ਉਚਰ ਜਬ ਆਵ ਕ ਅਉਧ ਤਨ ਨ ਬਨ ਅਤ ਹ ਰਨ ਮ ਬ ਜ ਝ ਮਰ ੨੩੧ [1] Deh Shiva bar mohe eh-hey subh karman te kabahu na taron. Na daro arr seo jab jaye laro nischey kar apni jeet karon. Arr Sikh ho apne he mann ko, eh laalach hou gun tau ucharon. Jab aav ki audh nidaan bane att hi rann me tabh joojh maron. 11

10 ਤਮ ਰ ਤਪਆਰ ਨ ਹ ਲ ਮ ਰ ਕਤਹਣ ਧ ਤਬਨ ਰ ਗ ਰਜ ਈਆ ਓਢਣ ਨ ਗ ਤਨਵ ਸ ਰਤਹਣ ਸ ਲ ਸ ਰ ਹ ਖ ਜਰ ਤਪਆਲ ਤਬ ਗ ਕਸ ਈਆ ਸਤਹਣ ਯ ਰੜ ਸ ਨ ਸ ਥਰ ਚ ਗ ਭਠ ਖ ਤੜਆ ਰਤਹਣ Sri Guru Granth Sahib The Sri Guru Granth Sahib is considered the Eleventh and final spiritual authority of the Sikhs. The final version of the Sri Gurū Granth Sāhib was compiled by Guru Gobind Singh in It consists of the original Ādi Granth with the addition of Guru Tegh Bahadur's hymns. It contains compositions by the first five Gurus, Guru Teg Bahadur and just 12

11 mitar piaarae noo(n) haal muridaan daa kehnaa tud bin rog rajaaeeaa daa oudhan naag nivaasaan de Rehnaa sool suraahee kha(n)jar piaalaa bi(n)g kasaaeeaa(n) daa sehnaa yaarrade daa saanoo(n) saathhar cha(n)gaa bhat(h) khaerriaa daa rehnaa one śalōk (couplet) from Guru Gobind Singh. It also contains the traditions and teachings of saints such as Kabir, Namdev, Ravidas, and Sheikh Farid along with several others. The Granth begins with the Mūl Mantra, created by Guru Nanak. All text within the Granth is known as Gurbānī and Gurbani is the Guru "Baani Guru Guru hai Baani" (The word is the Guru and Guru is the word). 13

12 koei boly rwm rwm koei Kudwie ] koei syvy guseiaw koei Alwih ]1] kwrx krx krim ] ikrpw Dwir rhim ]1] rhwau ] koei nwvy qiriq koei hj jwie ] koei kry pujw koei isru invwie ]2] koei pvy byd koei kqyb ] koei EFY nil koei supyd ]3] koei khy qurku koei khy ihmdu ] koei bwcy ibsqu koei surigmdu ]4] khu nwnk ijin hukmu pcwqw ] prb swihb kw iqin Bydu jwqw ]5]9] 14

13 "koee bolai Ram Ram koee khudhaae koee saevai guseeaa koee alaahe 1 kaaran karan kareem kirapaa dhaar raheem 1 Rahaao koee naavai theerath koee haj jaae koee karai poojaa koee sir nivaae 2 koee parreh baedh koee kateb koee odae neel koee supaed 3 koee kehai turak koee kehai hindu koee bachhae bhisath koee suragi(n)du 4 kahu Nanak jin hukam pachhaataa prabh sahib kaa tin bhed jaata 5 15

14 mwj mhlw 5 ] qum myrw ipqw qum hy myrw mwqw ] qum myrw bmdpu qum myrw BRwqw ] qum myrw rwkw sbni QweIN, qw Bau kyhw kwvw jiau ]1] qumri ik pw qy qudu pcwxw ] qum myri Et qum hy myrw mwxw ] quj ibnu dujw Avru n koei, sbu qyrw Kylu AKwVw jiau ]2] jia jmq sib qudu aupwey ] ijqu ijqu Bwxw iqqu iqqu lwey ] sb ikcu kiqw qyrw hovy, nwhi ikcu AswVw jiau ]3] nwmu idawie mhw suku pwieaw ] hir gux gwie myrw mnu siqlwieaw ] guir pury vji vwdwei, nwnk ijqw ibkwvw jiau ]4]24]31] 16

15 maajh mehalaa 5 too(n) mera pita too(n)hai mera mata too(n) mera ba(n)dhhap too(n) mera bhraataa too(n) mera raakhaa sabhanee thhaaeen taan bho kaehaa kaarraa jeeo 1 tumree kirapaa tae thudhh pachhaanaa too(n) mera ott too(n)hai mera maanaa tujh bin dooja avar n koee sabh taeraa khel akhaarraa jeeo 2 jeea ja(n)t sabh tudhh upaaeae jit jit bhaanaa tit tit laaeae sabh kichh keetaa taeraa hovai naahee kichh asaarraa jeeo 3 naam dhhiaae mahaa sukh paaeiaa har gun gaae mera man seetalaaeiaa gur poore vajee vaadhhaaee Nanak jitaa bikhaarraa jeeo

16 <> siqgur prswid ] rwmdws srovir nwqy ] sib auqry pwp kmwqy ] inrml hoey kir iesnwnw ] guir pury kiny dwnw ]1] sib kusl Kym prib Dwry ] shi slwmiq sib Qok aubwry, gur kw sbdu vicwry ] rhwau ] swd smig mlu lwqi ] pwrbrhmu BieE swqi ] nwnk nwmu idawieaw ] Awid purk prb pwieaw ]2]1] 65] 18

17 Ek Onkaar satgur prasaad Ramdas sarovar naatae sabh outarae paap kamaatae nirmal hoeae kar isanaanaa gur poorai keenae daanaa 1 sabh kusal khaem prabh dhaarae sahee salaamat sabh thok ubaarae gur kaa shabad veechaarae rahaao Saadh sasang mal laathee parbraham bhaeiou saathee Nanak naam dhiaaeiaa aadh purakh prabh paaeiaa

18 Awsw mhlw 1 caupdy ] ividaw vicwri qw praupkwri ] jw pmc rwsi qw qirq vwsi ]1] GuMGrU vwjy jy mnu lwgy ] qau jmu khw kry mo isau AwgY ]1] rhwau ] Aws inrwsi qau sminawsi ] jw jqu jogi qw kwieaw BogI ]2] dieaw idgmbru dyh bicwri ] Awip mry Avrw nh mwri ]3] eyku qu hoir vys bhuqyry ] nwnk jwxy coj n qyry ]4]25] 20

19 Aasaa mhalaa 1 chaupadeh Vidya veechaaree taa(n) paroupakaaree Jaa(n) panch raasee taa(n) teerath vaasee 1 Ghungharoo vaajae jae man laagae To jam kehaa karae mo sio aagai 1 rahaao Aas niraasee to sanniaasee Jaa(n) jat jogee thaa(n) kaaeiaa bhogee 2 Daeiaa diganbar daeh beechaaree Aap mareh avaraa neh maaree 3 Eaek too hor ves bahutere Nanak jaanae choj na tere

20 isrirwgu mhlw 1 Gru 5 ] ACl ClweI nh ClY, nh Gwau ktwrw kir sky ] ijau swihbu rwky iqau rhy, iesu lobi kw jiau tl ply ]1] ibnu qyl divw ikau jly ]1] rhwau ] poqi purwx kmweiay ] Bau vti iequ qin pweiay ] scu bujxu Awix jlweiay ]2] iehu qylu divw ieau jly ] kir cwnxu swihb qau imly ]1] rhwau ] iequ qin lwgy bwxiaw ] suku hovy syv kmwxiaw ] sb duniaw Awvx jwxiaw ]3] ivic duniaw syv kmweiay ] qw drgh bysxu pweiay ] khu nwnk bwh lufweiay ]4]33] 22

21 Siriraag mhalla 1 ghar 5 achhal chhalaee, neh chalai neh ghaao kattaaraa kar sakai jio sahib raakhae tio rahae, eis lobhee kaa jeeo ttal palai 1 bin tel deevaa kio jalai 1 rahaao pothee puraan kamaaeeai bho vattee eith tan paaeeai sach boojhan aan jalaaeeai 2 eh tel deevaa eio jalai kar chaanan sahib to milai 1 rahaao eith tan laagai baaneeaa sukh hovai sev kamaaneeaa sabh duneeaa aavan jaaneeaa 3 vich duneeaa sev kamaaeeai taa darageh baisan paaeeai kaho nanak baah luddaaeeai

22 ੴ ਵ ਤਹਗ ਰ ਜ ਕ ਫ ਤਹ ਸਰ ਭਗ ਜ ਸਹ ਇ ਵ ਰ ਸਰ ਭਗ ਜ ਕ ਪ ਸ ਹ ੧੦ ਤਪਰਥਮ ਭਗ ਤਸਮਤਰ ਕ ਗ ਰ ਨ ਨਕ ਲਈ ਤਧਆਇ ਤਫਰ ਅ ਗ ਗ ਰ ਅਮਰ ਸ ਰ ਮ ਸ ਹ ਈ ਸਹ ਇ ਅਰਜਨ ਹਤਰਗ ਤਬ ਨ ਤਸਮਰ ਸਰ ਹਤਰਰ ਇ ਸਰ ਹਤਰਤ ਸਨ ਤਧਆਈਐ ਤਜਸ ਤਡਠ ਸਤਭ ਖ ਜ ਇ ਗ ਬਹ ਰ ਤਸਮਤਰਐ ਘਰ ਨਉ ਤਨਤਧ ਆਵ ਧ ਇ ਸਭ ਥ ਈ ਹ ਇ ਸਹ ਇ ਸਵ ਪ ਸ ਹ ਸਰ ਗ ਰ ਗ ਤਬ ਤਸ ਘ ਸ ਤਹਬ ਜ ਸਭ ਥ ਈ ਹ ਇ ਸਹ ਇ ਸ ਪ ਸ ਹ ਆ ਜ ਤ ਸਰ ਗ ਰ ਗਰ ਥ ਸ ਤਹਬ ਜ ਪ ਠ ਰ ਤਧਆਨ ਧਰ ਕ ਬ ਲ ਜ ਵ ਤਹਗ ਰ ਪ ਜ ਤਪਆਤਰਆ, ਚ ਹ ਸ ਤਹਬਜ ਤ ਆ, ਚ ਲਹ ਆ ਮ ਕਤ ਆ, 24

23 ਹਠ ਆ, ਜਪ ਆ, ਪ ਆ, ਤਜਨਹ ਨ ਮ ਜ ਤਪਆ, ਵ ਡ ਛਤਕਆ, ਗ ਚਲ ਈ, ਗ ਵ ਹ, ਖ ਕ ਅਣਤਡ ਠ ਕ, ਤ ਨਹ ਤਪਆਤਰਆ, ਸਤਚਆਤਰਆ ਕਮ ਈ ਤਧਆਨ ਧਰ ਕ, ਖ ਲਸ ਜ, ਬ ਲ ਜ ਵ ਤਹਗ ਰ ਤਜਨਹ ਤਸ ਘ ਤਸ ਘਣ ਆ ਨ ਧਰਮ ਹ ਸ ਸ ਤ, ਬ ਬ ਕਟ ਏ, ਖ ਪਰ ਆ ਲ ਹ ਈਆ, ਚਰਖੜ ਆ ਚੜਹ, ਆਤਰਆ ਨ ਲ ਤਚਰ ਏ ਗਏ, ਗ ਰ ਆਤਰਆ ਸ ਵ ਲਈ ਕ ਰਬ ਨ ਆ ਕ ਆ, ਧਰਮ ਨਹ ਹ ਤਰਆ, ਤਸ ਖ ਕ ਸ ਸ ਆਸ ਨ ਲ ਤਨਬ ਹ, ਤ ਨਹ ਕਮ ਈ ਤਧਆਨ ਧਰ ਕ, ਖ ਲਸ ਜ, ਬ ਲ ਜ ਵ ਤਹਗ ਰ ਪ ਜ ਖ, ਸਰਬ ਗ ਰ ਆਤਰਆ ਤਧਆਨ ਧਰ ਕ ਬ ਲ ਜ ਵ ਤਹਗ ਰ ਤਪਰਥਮ ਸਰਬ ਖ ਲਸ ਜ ਕ ਅਰ ਸ ਹ ਜ, ਸਰਬ ਖ ਲਸ ਜ ਕ ਵ ਤਹਗ ਰ, ਵ ਤਹਗ ਰ, ਵ ਤਹਗ ਰ ਤਚ ਆਵ, ਤਚ ਆਵਨ ਕ ਸ ਕ ਸਰਬ 25

24 ਸ ਖ ਹ ਵ ਜਹ ਜਹ ਖ ਲਸ ਜ ਸ ਤਹਬ, ਹ ਹ ਰਤਛਆ ਤਰਆਇ, ਗ ਗ ਫ ਹ, ਤਬਰ ਕ ਪ ਜ, ਪ ਥ ਕ ਜ, ਸਰ ਸ ਤਹਬ ਜ ਸਹ ਇ, ਖ ਲਸ ਜ ਕ ਬ ਲ ਬ ਲ, ਬ ਲ ਜ ਵ ਤਹਗ ਰ ਤਸ ਖ ਨ ਤਸ ਖ ਨ, ਕ ਸ ਨ, ਰਤਹ ਨ, ਤਬਬ ਕ ਨ, ਤਵਸ ਹ ਨ, ਭਰ ਸ ਨ, ਨ ਤਸਰ ਨ ਨ ਮ ਨ, ਸਰ ਅ ਤਮਰ ਸਰ ਜ ਇਸਨ ਨ, ਚ ਕ ਆ, ਝ ਡ, ਬ ਗ ਜ ਗ ਜ ਗ ਅਟ ਲ, ਧਰਮ ਕ ਜ ਕ ਰ, ਬ ਲ ਜ ਵ ਤਹਗ ਰ ਤਸ ਖ ਮਨ ਨ ਵ ਮ ਉ ਚ, ਮ ਰ ਖ ਅਕ ਲ ਪ ਰਖ ਵ ਤਹਗ ਰ ਹ ਅਕ ਲ ਪ ਰਖ ਨ ਤ ਆਲ, ਕਰਨ ਕ ਰਨ, ਪਤ ਪ ਵਨ ਤਕਰਪ ਤਨਧ ਨ ਜ, ਆਪਣ ਪ ਥ ਸ ਸਹ ਈ ਰ ਜ ਓ ਸਰ ਨਨਕ ਣ ਸ ਤਹਬ ਹ ਰ ਗ ਰ ਆਤਰਆ ਗ ਰਧ ਮ, ਤਜਨਹ ਪ ਥ ਨ ਤਵਛ ਤੜਆ ਤਗਆ ਹ, 26

25 ਖ ਲਹ ਰਸਨ ਰ ਸ ਵ ਸ ਭ ਲ ਨ, ਖ ਲਸ ਜ ਨ ਬਖਸ ਹ ਤਨਮ ਤਣਆ ਮ ਣ ਤਨ ਤਣਆ ਣ, ਤਨਓਤਟਆ ਓਟ, ਸ ਚ ਤਪ, ਵ ਤਹਗ ਰ, ਆਪ ਜ ਹਜ ਰ... ਅਰ ਸ ਹ ਜ ਅ ਖਰ ਵ ਧ ਘ ਟ ਭ ਲ ਚ ਕ ਮ ਫ ਕਰਨ ਜ ਸਰਬ ਕ ਰਜ ਰ ਸ ਕਰਨ ਸ ਈ ਤਪਆਰ ਮ ਲ, ਤਜਨਹ ਤਮਤਲਆ ਰ ਨ ਮ ਤਚ ਆਵ ਨ ਨਕ ਨ ਮ ਚੜਹ ਕਲ ਰ ਭ ਣ ਸਰਬ ਭਲ ਵ ਤਹਗ ਰ ਜ ਕ ਖ ਲਸ ਵ ਤਹਗ ਰ ਜ ਕ ਫ ਤਹ The Ardās The Ardās is a Sikh prayer that is done before performing or after undertaking any significant task; after reciting the morning and evening Banis (prayers), at the completion of a service like the Paath (scripture recitation), kirtan (hymnsinging) program or any other religious program. The prayer is a supplication to God to support and help the devotee with whatever he or she is about to undertake or has done. 27

26 Ardās, Ek-Onkār, Waheguru jee kee Fat'eh. Shri Bhagautee jee Sahaa-e. Vaar Shri Bhagautee jee kee Paat'shaahee D'assveen Pritham Bhagat'ee simar kaae Guru Nanak laeen D'hiaa-ae. Phir Angad. Guru t'ae Amar- Daas Ram-Daas-aae hoeen sahaa-ae. Arjan Hargobind no simro Shri Har Raae. Shri Har-Krishan d'hiaa-ee-aae jis dit'haae sabhe dukhe jaa-aae Teg-Bahadur simri-aae ghar naau nid'he aavaae d'haa-e. Sabh thaa-een ho-e sahaa-e. Dassvaen Paat-Shah Shri Guru Gobind Singh Sahib jee sabh thaa-een ho-e sahaa-e. Dassaan Paat'shaahee-aan d'ee jot Shri Guru Granth Sahib jee d'ae paat'h d'eed'aar daa d'heaan dhar kae bolo jee Waheguru. Panjaan piaareaan, chauhaan Sahibzaad-eaan, chaalee mukt-eaan, Hat'hee-aan, jappee-aan, tappee-aan, jinhaa' Naam jap-eaa, vand chhakeaa, d'aeg chalaa-ee, tegh vaahee, daekh kae andit'h keetaa, Tinhaan piaareaan, sache-aare-aan dee kamaaee daa dhe-aan d'har kae Khalsa jee bolo jee Waheguru. 28

27 Jinhaan singhaan singhaniaan nae dharam haet sees deettae, baand baand kataa-ae,khopariaan luhaa-eeaan, charkharee-aan tae charhae, aare-aan naal chiraa-ae ga-ae, Gurduaare-aan dee sevaa la-ee kurbaaniaan keetee-aan, dharam naheen haareaa, Sikhi kaesaan svaasaan naal nibhaa-ee, tinhaan dee kamaa-ee dah dheaan dhar kae Khalsa jee bolo jee Waheguru. Panjaan Takhtaan, sarbatt Gurduaare-aan dah dheaan dhar kae bolo jee Waheguru Prathmae sarbatt Khalsa jee kee Ardaas haae jee, sarbatt Khalsa jee ko Waheguru, Waheguru, Waheguru, chitt aavae, chitt aavan kaa sadkaa sarab sukh hovae, Jahaan Jahaan Khalsa jee Sahib, ta'haan ta'haan rachheaa riaa-it, Daeg taeg Fateh, bihrd kee paaej, Panth kee jeet, Shri sahib jee sahaa-ae, Khalsae jee kae bol baalae, bolo jee Waheguru. Sikhaan noon Sikhi daan, Kesh daan, Reht daan, Vivek daan, Visaah daan, Bharosaa daan, daanaan Sir daan, Naam daan, Shri Amritsar jee de ishnaan, 29

28 Chukiaan, Jhandae, Bungae jugo j-ugg At'aaLL, dharam kaa jaaekaar. Bolo jee Waheguru Sikhaan dah mann neevaan, matt uchee, matt da raakhaa Akaal-Purakh Waheguru Hae Akaal-Purkh, Deen-Deaal, Karan-Kaaran, Patit-Pavan, Kirpa-Needhaan jee Aapneh Panth dae sadaa sahaa-ee Dataar jeeo, Shri Nankana Sahib tae hor Gurduaare-aan, Gur'dhaamaan dae jinhaan ton Panth noon vichhor-eaa geaa haee Khullhae darshan dee-daar tae sevaa sanmbhaal daa daan Khalsa jee noon bakhsho. Hae Nimaaneaan dae Maan, Nitaaneaan. dae Taan, Nioteaan dee ot, Sachae Pita, Waheguru Aap dah hazoor...dee Ardaas haae jee, Akharr daa vaadhaa ghaataa, bhull chukk maaf karnee jee, sarbatt dae karaj raas karnae, Sae-ee piaarae maelo jinhaan miliaan Tera Naam chitt aavae. Nanak Naam charh'dee klaa, T'arae bhaanae sarbatt daa bhlaa. 30

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