PAURI 9(Stanza 9)
As in the previous Pauri, each line in this Pauri starts with the word SUNIAE. Guru Nanak Dev ji is further emphasizing the power of listening to God’s name.(Simran).
SUNIAE EESAR BARMAA IND
By listening to the name of God with love and devotion, a person obtains God’s qualities. (reference to Hindu gods – Shiva, Brahma, and Indra implies Godly qualities).
Eesar: Hindu god, Lord Shiva-god of destruction, Barma: Lord Brahma-god of creation, Ind: Lord Indra- god of rain
SUNIAE MUKH SAALAHAN MAND
By listening to the name of God with love and devotion, even the sinners get enlightened and start singing His praises.
much: mouth, saalahan: praise, mand: wicked people or sinners
SUNIAE JOG JUGAT TAN BHED
By listening to the name of God with love and devotion, a person comes to know the way of achieving unity with God and mysteries of the human body.
jog: yoga, implies to achieve unity with God, jugat: methods, tan: body, bhed: mysteries
SUNIAE SAASAT SIMRIT VED
By listening to the name of God with love and devotion, a person attains spiritual knowledge(reference to Hindu Scriptures – Shastras, Simrities, and Vedas implies spiritual knowledge).
saasat: Shastras, – there are six Shastras, Simrit: Simrities, – there are 27 Simrities, Ved: Vedas, there are four Vedas. These are the books of spiritual knowledge in Hindu religion
NANAK BHAGTAAN SADAA VIGAAS
Nanak says, His devotees (person who listens to the name of God with love and devotion), are always in the state of true joy and happiness.
bhagtaa: to His devotees, sadaa: always, vigaas: joy
SUNIAE DOOKH PAAP KAA NAAS II9II
By listening to the name of God with love and devotion, all the pains & sorrows, and sins are destroyed.
dookh: pains, sorrow, paap: sins, naas: destroyed