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What is the meaning of these verses in Gurbani

asked 2019-04-26 23:46:39 -0500

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updated 2019-04-27 03:27:31 -0500

ਰਹਹਿ ਇਕਾਂਤਿ ਏਕੋ ਮਨਿ ਵਸਿਆ ਆਸਾ ਮਾਹਿ ਨਿਰਾਸੋ ॥ One who lives alone, as a hermit, enshrining the One Lord in his mind, remaining unaffected by hope in the midst of hope,

ਅਗਮੁ ਅਗੋਚਰੁ ਦੇਖਿ ਦਿਖਾਏ ਨਾਨਕੁ ਤਾ ਕਾ ਦਾਸੋ ॥੫॥ Sees and inspires others to see the inaccessible, unfathomable Lord. Nanak is his slave. ||5||

ਹਾਟੀ ਬਾਟੀ ਨੀਦ ਨ ਆਵੈ ਪਰ ਘਰਿ ਚਿਤੁ ਨ ਡਦ਼ਲਾਈ ॥

In the stores and on the road, do not sleep; do not let your consciousness covet anyone else's home.

ਬਿਨੁ ਨਾਵੈ ਮਨੁ ਟੇਕ ਨ ਟਿਕਈ ਨਾਨਕ ਭੂਖ ਨ ਜਾਈ ॥

Without the Name, the mind has no firm support; O Nanak, this hunger never departs.

Hello Ji, could someone kindly try and explain the meaning of these versus in the gurbani. Thank you Ji,

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answered 2019-04-29 10:29:25 -0500

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updated 2019-04-29 10:32:15 -0500

The Gurmukh is beyond hope and fear. While others are wishing and hoping, he is content everywhere, keeping the One in his mind. He elevates every situation and lovingly reminds others to remember the One with every breath. I am the servant of such a one. Wherever you are, remain awake to the moment and remember the One. Be at peace within yourself and let go of the attachment to possessions. In this Kali Yug there is only one way: meditation on the Naam. Without Naam, the mind runs around and cannot remain steady. The longing for the peace that comes from meditation on Naam lies within everyone. That longing never leaves the human mind.

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