and cover your head before studying the contents Asa Dee Vaar (From SGGS Page line 17 to Asa di Var English Translation kar aasan ditho chaa-o. balihaaree gur aapnay di-uhaarhee sad vaar. A hundred times a day, I am a sacrifice to my Guru; ijin mwxs qy dyvqy kIey krq n lwgIvwr ]1] (, A wsw, m ∞. Asa di VaarAsa-di-varmeans A ballad of hope; it is one of the basic Asa di Vaar: Complete Gurmukhi text with English Transliteration and Translation.

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The Guru transcends sex through mening. The dust flies and falls upon their hair. When regulated by right motivation and active service, it is positive and beneficial.

Asa di Vaar-The Sikh Prayers – Introduction – Gateway to Sikhism Foundation

A few are given below: The Truth of Truths is pervading everywhere. Wonderful are the forms, wonderful are the colors. Suffering is the medicine, and pleasure the avar, because where there is pleasure, there is no desire for God. The filth of falsehood departs, and the body is washed clean.

Great is His greatness, as He knows our utterances. Says Nanak, meditate on the True Lord. Twisting the threads, he puts them on others. I am a sacrifice to Your almighty creative power which is pervading everywhere.

Even though the Guru also puts a premium on discrimination-Bibek-Budhi–leaming to sort good from bad, he emphatically refutes any belief that austerities like fasting, bathing, ritual worship have spiritual merit.


The Guru rejected the ‘Transfer-theory’ of Brahmins, that offerings given to them, were of benefit to the ancestors of the donors. Summing up the Asa-di-var’s message we can summarise it under three headings ethical, social and metaphysical. But he dies, and the sacred thread falls away, and the soul departs without it.

Thus the Lord of the World, the Great Giver is obtained. Email required Address never made public. Wonderful is the wilderness, wonderful is the path. Part of a series on. O Nanak, His actions cannot be described. Woman becomes his friend; through woman, the future generations come. Wonderful is the sound current of the Naad, wonderful is the knowledge of the Vedas.

Let us all celebrate Him, from whom we receive our nourishment. Unto whom asx we speak, O Nanak, when He Himself is all-in-all?

> Asa di Var English Translation

The Lord is the greatest of the meaningg great is His world. By submission to His Divine Will, one may win the favour of the Lord. Some people argue that the founder of Sikhism, Guru Nanak Dev ji wrote the first 9 together on one occasion and later wrote 15 more stanzas on a different occasion but Professor Sahib Singh and some of the foremost Sikh scholars believe that the whole Var was written at the same place as the Var itself proceeds in a definite uniformity.

The wind, water and fire are the ornaments; the sun and moon are the incarnations. The impurity of the mind vxar greed, and the impurity of the tongue is falsehood.


You may read them all your life; you may read them with every breath. The simmal tree is straight as an arrow; it is very tall, and very thick.

As are the deeds done, so is the reputation one acquires. Thereafter, all Sikh places of worship came to be known as gurdwaras.

O Nanak, all these things are false. Everyone makes the attempt, but that alone happens which the Creator Lord does. August 17, at 6: If it is so pre-ordained, then one obtains the dust of the feet of the Saints.

They eat the meat of the goats, killed after the Muslim prayers are read over them, cha-ukay upar kisai na jaa n aa. Avar mouth which does not chant the Naam, and without the Name eats tasty foods naanak ayvai jaa n ee-ai t i t vaae kh thukaa paahi.

Those who are subject to birth and death are totally false. O Nanak, both of his actions are false; he obtains no place in the Court of the Lord.

The fools do not know the Truth. The thread is spun from cotton, and the Brahmin comes and twists it.