PAURI 4(Stanza 4)
In this Pauri, Guru Amar Das ji says that the gift of remembering God with love and devotion can only be obtained by Guru’s blessings. Those who are blessed by the Guru remain absorbed in the Divine Name and the Divine Name becomes their lifeline. Then the worldly temptations cannot affect them any more and they experience peace, tranquility, and fulfillment.
SAACHA NAAM MERA AADHAARO
(By the Grace of God) His Divine Name has become the nourishment for my existence.
saacha: true, ever existing, Naam: Divine Name, God, aadhaaro: support, nourishment, lifeline
SAACH NAAM ADHAAR MERA, JIN BHUKHAA SABH GAVAEEAA
My lifeline is His Divine Name, which has removed all my worldly hungers (worldly temptations do not affect me any more)
bhukhaa: hungers, implies worldly temptations, sabh: all, gavaeeaa: lost, removed
KAR SAANT SUKH MAN AAYE VASEAA, JIN ICHHAA SABH PUJAEEAA
(His Divine Name) has brought peace and tranquility in my mind and has fulfilled all my desires.
kar: did, saant: calm, peace, vaseaa: resided, brought, ichhaa: desires, pujaeeaa: fulfilled
SADAA KURBAAN KEETA GURU VITAHO, JIS DEEAA EH VADYAEEAA
I can always sacrifice my life for my Guru, it is his greatness (that he blessed me with God’s Divine Name).
sadaa: always, kurbaan: sacrifice, vitaho: for, vadyaeeaa: greatnesses, large heartedness
KAHAE NANAK SUNO SANTO, SABAD DHARO PIAARO
Nanak says, listen O devotees, meditate on the Divine Name with love (because that is the only way to experience Anand or spiritual bliss).
suno: listen, santo: saints, devotees, sabad: Divine Name, dharo: keep, develop, piaaro: love
SAACHA NAAM MERA ADHAARO II4II
(because of my Guru’s blessings), His Divine Name has become the nourishment for my existence.
saacha: true, ever existing, Naam: Divine Name, aadhaaro: support, nourishment