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Interpretation in English :
DHANAASAREE, FIRST MEHL
I live by Your Name;
my mind is in ecstasy, Lord.
True is the Name of the True Lord.
Glorious are the Praises of the Lord of the Universe.
Infinite is the spiritual wisdom imparted by the Guru.
The Creator Lord who created, shall also destroy.
The call of death is sent out by the Lordís Command;
no one can challenge it.
He Himself creates, and watches;
His written command is above each and every head.
He Himself imparts understanding and awareness.
O Nanak, the Lord Master is inaccessible and unfathomable;
I live by His True Name.
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No one can compare to You, Lord;
all come and go.
By Your Command, the account is settled, and doubt is dispelled.
The Guru dispels doubt, and makes us speak the Unspoken Speech;
the true ones are absorbed into Truth.
He Himself creates, and He Himself destroys;
I accept the Command of the Commander Lord.
True greatness comes from the Guru;
You alone are the mindís companion in the end.
O Nanak, there is no other than the Lord and Master;
greatness comes from Your Name.
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You are the True Creator Lord, the unknowable Maker.
There is only the One Lord and Master, but there are two paths, by which conflict increases.
All follow these two paths, by the Hukam of the Lordís Command;
the world is born, only to die.
Without the Naam, the Name of the Lord, the mortal has no friend at all;
he carries loads of sin on his head.
By the Hukam of the Lordís Command, he comes, but he does not understand this Hukam;
the Lordís Hukam is the Embellisher.
O Nanak, through the Shabad, the Word of the Lord and Master, the True Creator Lord is realized.
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Your devotees look beautiful in Your Court, embellished with the Shabad.
They chant the Ambrosial Word of His Bani, savoring it with their tongues.
Savoring it with their tongues, they thirst for the Naam;
they are a sacrifice to the Word of the Guruís Shabad.
Touching the philosopherís stone, they become the philosopherís stone, which transforms lead into gold;
O Lord, they become pleasing to your mind.
They attain the immortal status and eradicate their self-conceit;
how rare is that person, who contemplates spiritual wisdom.
O Nanak, the devotees look beautiful in the Court of the True Lord;
they are dealers in the Truth.
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I am hungry and thirsty for wealth;
how will I be able to go to the Lordís Court?
I shall go and ask the True Guru, and meditate on the Naam, the Name of the Lord.
I meditate on the True Name, chant the True Name, and as Gurmukh, I realize the True Name.
Night and day, I chant the Name of the merciful, immaculate Lord, the Master of the poor.
The Primal Lord has ordained the tasks to be done;
self-conceit is overcome, and the mind is subdued.
O Nanak, the Naam is the sweetest essence;
through the Naam, thirst and desire are stilled.
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(This HukamNama occurs on Ang: 688 of Sri Guru Granth Sahib Ji.)
Q: Why doesn't the above HukamNama contain any spaces between words ?