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asked 2013-09-05 13:28:21 -0500

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dear sir/mam, can you explain what it means by ' they pluck the hair out of their head and drink in filthy water, they beg endlessly and eat the garbage which others have thrown out;. this is on page 149 of Shri guru granth sahib ji.

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answered 2013-09-06 09:05:48 -0500

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dear anonymous,

You should really make clear that what exactly the line is in punjabi. I mean the original text and then the meaning.

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answered 2013-09-06 17:46:58 -0500

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Salok mėhlā 1. Shalok, First Mehl: ਸਿਰੁ ਖੋਹਾਇ ਪੀਅਹਿ ਮਲਵਾਣੀ ਜੂਠਾ ਮੰਗਿ ਮੰਗਿ ਖਾਹੀ ॥ सिरु खोहाइ पीअहि मलवाणी जूठा मंगि मंगि खाही ॥ Sir kẖohā▫e pī▫ah malvāṇī jūṯẖā mang mang kẖāhī. They pluck the hair out of their heads, and drink in filthy water; they beg endlessly and eat the garbage which others have thrown away. ਫੋਲਿ ਫਦੀਹਤਿ ਮੁਹਿ ਲੈਨਿ ਭੜਾਸਾ ਪਾਣੀ ਦੇਖਿ ਸਗਾਹੀ ॥ फोलि फदीहति मुहि लैनि भड़ासा पाणी देखि सगाही ॥ Fol faḏīhaṯ muhi lain bẖaṛāsā pāṇī ḏekẖ sagāhī. They spread manure, they suck in rotting smells, and they are afraid of clean water. ਭੇਡਾ ਵਾਗੀ ਸਿਰੁ ਖੋਹਾਇਨਿ ਭਰੀਅਨਿ ਹਥ ਸੁਆਹੀ ॥ भेडा वागी सिरु खोहाइनि भरीअनि हथ सुआही ॥ Bẖedā vāgī sir kẖohā▫in bẖarī▫an hath su▫āhī. Their hands are smeared with ashes, and the hair on their heads is plucked out-they are like sheep! ਮਾਊ ਪੀਊ ਕਿਰਤੁ ਗਵਾਇਨਿ ਟਬਰ ਰੋਵਨਿ ਧਾਹੀ ॥ माऊ पीऊ किरतु गवाइनि टबर रोवनि धाही ॥ Mā▫ū pī▫ū kiraṯ gavā▫in tabar rovan ḏẖāhī. They have renounc

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