Santaa Kay Kaaraj Aap Khaloiaa – This Shabad Brings Realization to Live in Gratitude

Written by Guru Arjan Dev ji, this shabad brings realization to live in gratitude. Meditate on this Shabad or recite it 11 times a day to experience the consciousness of gratitude to your daily life.

Raag Soohee – Guru Arjan Dev Ji – Sri Guru Granth Sahib Ji – Ang 783


Santaa kay kaaraj aap khalo-i-aa, har kamm karaavan a-i-aa raam.

The Lord has come to complete the tasks of His Saints. He has come to do their work.


Dharat suhaavee taal suhaavee, vich amrit jal chhaa-i-aa raam.

In this beauteous land, in this beauteous pool, is contained the Amrit, the Nectar Water.


Amrit jaI chhaa-i-aa pooran saaj karaa-i-aa, sagal manorath pooray.

Filled with this Nectar Water, my tasks are completed, and all desires are fulfilled.


Jai jai kar bha-i-aa jag antar, laathay sagal visooray.

Cheers of victory resound all around the world, and all my sorrows are ended.


Pooran purakh achut abinaasee, jas vayd puraanee gaa-i-aa.

The Vedas and the Puranas hymn the Praise of the Perfect Being, The Unchanging and Eternal Lord.


Apanaa birad rakhi-aa parmaysar. Naanak naam dhi-aa-i-aa. 

The Nature of the Transcendent Lord Himself is to preserve. Nanak meditates on the Naam.


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This post was drawn from the Psyche of the Golden Shield, compiled by Bibiji Inderjit Kaur with English translations by Sardarni Nirbhao Kaur Khalsa and transliterations by S.S. Sant Singh Khalsa, M.D.  This resource is available to purchase through Sat Nam (Europe) or Amazon.

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