bha-i-aa, mayree maa-ay, Satiguroo mai paa-i-aa.
I am in bliss, Oh my mother, for I have found my True Guru.
Satigur ta paa-iaa sahej saytee, man vajee-aa vaadhaa-i-aa.
I have found my True Guru with intuitive ease, and my mind resounds
with the music of bliss.
Raag rattan paarvaar paree-aa Shabad gaavan aa-ee-aa.
The jeweled melodies and the celestial harmonies have come to sing
the Shabad (the sacred sound current of the Guru).
ta gaavaho Haree kayree man jinee vasaa-i-aa.
Those who sing the Shabad - the Lord dwells within their minds.
Naanak, anand ho-aa, Satiguroo mai paa-i-aa.
Says Nanak, I am in ecstasy, for I have found my True Guru.
means bliss, but it is not just bliss in the way that we are used
to thinking. Anand is the state of bliss that comes when every word
that you speak, and every action you take supports the light and journey
of your soul.
the words of Yogi Bhajan, "Many
people believe that the spiritual path is difficult and the neurotic
path is easy ... It takes the same effort and energy to walk either
path. The difficulty lies in the nature of the mind and how it grasps
things and becomes entranced by feelings and sensations (Maya) ...
Direct the mind with immediate sensations and convoluted negotiations,
and we create neurosis and confusion. Direct it with the power of
the Infinite Word, words of truth, and we will excel with clarity,
kindness, and love." From "The
Mind, Its Projections and Multiple Facets," Yogi Bhajan, Ph D
Snatam Kaur Khalsa
From the CD Anand
KABIR'S SONG By Livtar Singh Khalsa, Ghanga Bhajan Kaur, and Snatam Kaur
Inspired by the words of Kabir ji, Siri
Guru Granth Sahib, page 327.
my soul, you come and you go
Through the paths of time and space.
In useless play you'll not find the way
So set your course and go.
such a song with all your life
You'll never have to sing again.
Love such a one with all your heart
You'll never need to love again.
such a path with all of your faith
You'll never have to wonder again.
Give yourself to such a Guru
You'll never have to seek again.
such a prayer with all of your soul
You'll never have to pray again.
Die such a death at the feet of God
You'll never have to die again.
Breathe my love, breathe my love ...
Breathe in the quiet center.
use of music for spiritual attainment and healing of the soul, which
was prevalent in ancient times, is not found to the same extent today.
Music has been made a pastime, the means of forgetting
God instead of realizing God." -- Hazrat