chhaad vidaanee taat moorhay

rwmklI mhlw 5 (889-17)
raamkalee mehlaa 5
Raamkalee, Fifth Mehl

isMcih drbu dyih duKu log ]
sincheh darab deh dukh log.
You gather wealth by exploiting people.

qyrY kwij n Avrw jog ]
tayrai kaaj na avraa jog.
It is of no use to you; it was meant for others.

kir AhMkwru hoie vrqih AMD ]
kar ahaNkaar ho-ay varteh anDh.
You practice egotism, and act like a blind man.

jm kI jyvVI qU AwgY bMD ]1]
jam kee jayvrhee too aagai banDh. ||1||
In the world hereafter, you shall be tied to the leash of the Messenger of Death. ||1||

Cwif ivfwxI qwiq mUVy ]
chhaad vidaanee taat moorhay.
Give up your envy of others, you fool!

eIhw bsnw rwiq mUVy ]
eehaa basnaa raat moorhay.
You only live here for a night, you fool!

mwieAw ky mwqy qY auiT clnw ]
maa-i-aa kay maatay tai uth chalnaa.
You are intoxicated with Maya, but you must soon arise and depart.

rwic rihE qU sMig supnw ]1] rhwau ]
raach rahi-o too sang supnaa. ||1|| rahaa-o.
You are totally involved in the dream. ||1||Pause||

bwl ibvsQw bwirku AMD ]
baal bivasthaa baarik anDh.
In his childhood, the child is blind.

Bir jobin lwgw durgMD ]
bhar joban laagaa durganDh.
In the fullness of youth, he is involved in foul-smelling sins.

iqRqIA ibvsQw isMcy mwie ]
taritee-a bivasthaa sinchay maa-ay.
In the third stage of life, he gathers the wealth of Maya.

ibriD BieAw Coif cilE pCuqwie ]2]
biraDh bha-i-aa chhod chali-o pachhutaa-ay. ||2||
And when he grows old, he must leave all this; he departs regretting and repenting. ||2||

icrMkwl pweI dRülB dyh ]
chirankaal paa-ee darulabh dayh.
After a very long time, one obtains this precious human body, so difficult to obtain.

nwm ibhUxI hoeI Kyh ]
naam bihoonee ho-ee khayh.
Without the Naam, the Name of the Lord, it is reduced to dust.

psU pryq mugD qy burI ]
pasoo parayt mugaDh tay buree.
Worse than a beast, a demon or an idiot,

iqsih n bUJY ijin eyh isrI ]3]
tiseh na boojhai jin ayh siree. ||3||
is that one who does not understand who created him. ||3||

suix krqwr goivMd gopwl ]
sun kartaar govind gopaal.
Listen, O Creator Lord, Lord of the Universe, Lord of the World,

dIn dieAwl sdw ikrpwl ]
deen da-i-aal sadaa kirpaal.
Merciful to the meek, forever compassionate

qumih Cfwvhu Cutkih bMD ]
tumeh chhadaavahu chhutkahi banDh.
- If You emancipate the human, then his bonds are broken.

bKis imlwvhu nwnk jg AMD ]4]12]23]
bakhas milaavhu naanak jag anDh. ||4||12||23||
O Nanak, the people of world are blind; please, Lord, forgive them, and unite them with Yourself. ||4||12||23||