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Guru Gobind Singh Ji And The Humayu Bird

Narad Muni, a bhramgyani once visited the tenth Guru Ji and presented him with the feathers of a "Humayu" bird. Guru Ji tied each feather to five arrows, strung them on a bow and shot them in all four directions and one up into the heavens. He asked him Gursikhs to go and look for the arrows he had fired. They looked hard but couldn't find them and returned empty handed to thier Guru. Guru ji then explained to the Gursikhs that he had been presented the feathers of the Hamuyu bird by Narad Muni Ji, and this bird of the sky had power in all its body parts. Guru Ji explained whatever was attached to the parts of that bird, the bird was able to take away to its own haven. Guru Ji was describing that just as the Humayu's feather had taken the arrows to the bird's sanctury, Mool Muntra, Gur Mantar and Gurbani also worked like those feathers except they could take people to the sanctury of God. So whosoever recites these and practises on his Naam, those Gursikh will eventually find bhramgian and be carried to the country of parbrahm(God), the one which is above the entire universe. To obtain God one should have strong faith and determination.

rwgu gauVI pUrbI mhlw 5

raag gourree poorabee mehalaa 5

Raag Gauree Poorbee, Fifth Mehl:

<> siqgur pRswid ]

ik oa(n)kaar sathigur prasaadh ||

One Universal Creator God. By The Grace Of The True Guru:

kvn gun pRwnpiq imlau myrI mweI ]1] rhwau ]

kavan gun praanapath milo maeree maaee ||1|| rehaao ||

By what virtues can I meet the Lord of life, O my mother? ||1||Pause||

rUp hIn buiD bl hInI moih prdysin dUr qy AweI ]1]

roop heen budhh bal heenee mohi paradhaesan dhoor thae aaee ||1||

I have no beauty, understanding or strength; I am a stranger, from far away. ||1||

nwihn drbu n jobn mwqI moih AnwQ kI krhu smweI ]2]

naahin dharab n joban maathee mohi anaathh kee karahu samaaee ||2||

I am not wealthy or youthful. I am an orphan - please, unite me with Yourself. ||2||

Kojq Kojq BeI bYrwgin pRB drsn kau hau iPrq iqsweI ]3]

khojath khojath bhee bairaagan prabh dharasan ko ho firath thisaaee ||3||

Searching and searching, I have become a renunciate, free of desire. I wander around, searching for the Blessed Vision of God's Darshan. ||3||

dIn dieAwl ik®pwl pRB nwnk swDsMig myrI jlin buJweI ]4]1]118]

dheen dhaeiaal kirapaal prabh naanak saadhhasa(n)g maeree jalan bujhaaee ||4||1||118||

God is Compassionate, and Merciful to the meek; O Nanak, in the Saadh Sangat, the Company of the Holy, the fire of desire has been quenched. ||4||1||118||