PAURI 6(Stanza 6)
In this Pauri, Guruji says that pilgrimage to holy places is not the way to please God. Those who remember Him with love become worthy of His Grace.
TEERATH NAAVAA JE TIS BHAAVAA VIN BHAANE KE NAE KAREE
Pilgrimage to holy places is useful if He (God) is pleased, If He is not pleased, what good is taking bath at holy places?
teerath: holy place, naavaa: bathe, implies pilgrimage, bhaavaa: please, vin bhaane: without pleasing Him, nae: bathe
JETEE SIRATH UPAEE VEKHAA VIN KARMAA KE MILAE LAEE
When I look at the whole world created by Him, (I realize that) nothing can be obtained without His blessing.
jetee sirath: whatever world , upaee: created, vekhaa: see, karmaa: blessings or grace, ke milae laee: what can be obtained?, implies nothing can be obtained
MAT VICH RATAN JAVAAHAR MAANIK JE IK GUR KI SIKH SUNEE
The mind becomes rich with divine knowledge if one listens to Guru’s teaching with love and devotion.
mat: mind, ratan, jawaahar, maanik: gems, jewels, rubies, implies riches of Divine knowledge, ik: one, sikh: advice
GURAA IK DEH BHUJHAEE
O my Guru (God), bless me with this understanding.
deh: give me or bless me, bhujaaee: understanding
SABHNAA JEEAA KA IK DAATAA SO MEA VISAR NA JAAEE II6II
That I may never forget You, who is the only provider to all living beings.
sabhnaa: all, jeeaa: living beings, daataa: provider, visar: forget