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:: Holy Ginan No. 4: Pir Shams's Ek shabad suno mere bhai ::

Bismillahir Rahmanir Rahim
In the name of Allah, the Most Beneficent, the Most Merciful.

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Ek shabad suno mere bhai
May aavi sughad panthamaa(n)
 
Listen to one Word of Truth, my brother.
I have entered the good Way.
1
Kiski beti kiski dhiaa(n)
Tu(n) koñ purush ghar naariyaa(n)
 
Whose child are you, whose daughter?
In which husband's house are you the wife?
2
Satki beti santoshki dhiaa(n)
May sthul purush ghar naariyaa(n)
 
I am the daughter of truth and the child of contentment.
I am a wife in the house of my husband.
3
Sthul purush may suta meliya
May baalak meliya julanta
 
I have left my husband asleep.
I have left my child rocking.
4
Dudh kadhanta may chule meliya
May aavi dev duvaariya
 
I have left the milk boiling on the hearth.
I have come to the abode of the Divine Lord.
5
Devke kaarañ may sab kuchh chhodiya
May na jaañiya avar duvaariya
 
For the Divine Lord's sake I have forsaken everything.
I recognize no other abode.
6
Avar chinta muje kiski naahi
Chinta hay mere jivki
 
I have no concern for anyone else.
I am concerned only for my soul.
7
Jivke kaaran may sab kuchh chhodiya
May aavi sharan tamaariya
 
For the sake of my soul I have forsaken everything.
I have come to take refuge with You.
8
Satka saada santoshka naada
May chintki gaanth ganthaaviya
 
Wearing a saree of truth with a tie of contentment,
I have tied it with the knot of attentiveness.
9
Satka ghadula santoshki jaari
May dharam sinchan keri doriya
 
To fill the water-pot of truth and the pitcher of contentment,
I am the rope which draws up faith.
10
Bhane Pir Shams suno mere bhai
May aavi kol karaariya
 
Pir Shams says: Listen, my brother.
I have come in accordance with my promise and vow.
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May our beloved Imam NOOR Mowlana Shah Karim Al-Hussaini (a.s.) grant you, your family, your Jamat and the worldwide Jamat luminous (noorani) and spiritual (ruhani) tayid (help) to advance materially, spiritually and intellectually, and may He grant you the inner vision of the Truth. Ameen.

Haizinda — Qayampaya
(Our Present Imam is Living and His NOOR is Eternal)

Rakh Mowla je Noor te Yaqeen (Certainly, we trust in Mowla's Light only),
Noorallah Juma
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