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ਅੰਤੁ ਨਹੀ ਕਿਛੁ ਪਾਰਾਵਾਰਾ ॥
ant nahee kichh paaraavaaraa.
There is no end or limitation of His power.
Hakuna mwisho au kikomo wa nguvu yake.

ਹੁਕਮੇ ਧਾਰਿ ਅਧਰ ਰਹਾਵੈ ॥
hukmay Dhaar aDhar rahaavai.
By His order, He established the earth, and He maintains it without any physical support.
Kwa amri yake, Yeye alitengeneza dunia, na anaidumisha bila tegemezo yoyote ya kimwili.

ਹੁਕਮੇ ਉਪਜੈ ਹੁਕਮਿ ਸਮਾਵੈ ॥
hukmay upjai hukam samaavai.
What is created by His order, ultimately, merges back into Him by His order.
Chochote ambacho kimeumbwa kwa amri yake, mwishowe, kinaungana naye tena kwa amri yake.

ਹੁਕਮੇ ਊਚ ਨੀਚ ਬਿਉਹਾਰ ॥
hukmay ooch neech bi-uhaar.
It is by his order that people conduct themselves as high or low.
Ni kwa amri yake ambapo watu wanatenda kama wa hali ya juu au ya chini.

ਹੁਕਮੇ ਅਨਿਕ ਰੰਗ ਪਰਕਾਰ ॥
hukmay anik rang parkaar.
By His order, many kinds of fun and frolics are performed.
Kwa amri yake, aina nyingi ya vichekesho na michezo inafanywa.

ਕਰਿ ਕਰਿ ਦੇਖੈ ਅਪਨੀ ਵਡਿਆਈ ॥
kar kar daykhai apnee vadi-aa-ee.
Having created the creation, He beholds His own greatness.
Akiwa ameumba uumbaji, Yeye anatazama ukuu wake mwenyewe.

ਨਾਨਕ ਸਭ ਮਹਿ ਰਹਿਆ ਸਮਾਈ ॥੧॥
naanak sabh meh rahi-aa samaa-ee. ||1||
O’ Nanak, He is pervading in all. ||1||
Ee Nanak, Yeye anaenea kote.

ਪ੍ਰਭ ਭਾਵੈ ਮਾਨੁਖ ਗਤਿ ਪਾਵੈ ॥
parabh bhaavai maanukh gat paavai.
If it pleases God, mortal attains a high spiritual state.
Iwapo inapendeza Mungu, binadamu anafikia hali kuu ya kiroho.

ਪ੍ਰਭ ਭਾਵੈ ਤਾ ਪਾਥਰ ਤਰਾਵੈ ॥
parabh bhaavai taa paathar taraavai.
If God so wills, He emancipates even the stone-hearted (brutal) people.
Iwapo Mungu angependa, Yeye anakomboa hata watu wenye mioyo migumu (katili)

ਪ੍ਰਭ ਭਾਵੈ ਬਿਨੁ ਸਾਸ ਤੇ ਰਾਖੈ ॥
parabh bhaavai bin saas tay raakhai.
If it pleases God, He keeps a person alive even without breath.
Iwapo inapendeza Mungu, anaweka mtu hai hata bila kupumua.

ਪ੍ਰਭ ਭਾਵੈ ਤਾ ਹਰਿ ਗੁਣ ਭਾਖੈ ॥
parabh bhaavai taa har gun bhaakhai.
If it pleases God, then one sings God’s praises.
Iwapo inapendeza Mungu, basi mtu anaimba sifa za Mungu.

ਪ੍ਰਭ ਭਾਵੈ ਤਾ ਪਤਿਤ ਉਧਾਰੈ ॥
parabh bhaavai taa patit uDhaarai.
If it pleases God, He saves even the sinners from vices.
Iwapo inapendeza Mungu, anaokoa hata watenda dhambi kutoka maovu.

ਆਪਿ ਕਰੈ ਆਪਨ ਬੀਚਾਰੈ ॥
aap karai aapan beechaarai.
Whatever He does is according to His own thoughts.
Chochote anachofanya ni kulingana na fikira zake mwenyewe.

ਦੁਹਾ ਸਿਰਿਆ ਕਾ ਆਪਿ ਸੁਆਮੀ ॥
duhaa siri-aa kaa aap su-aamee.
He Himself is the Master of both worlds (the world here and hereafter).
Yeye Mwenyewe ni Bwana wa dunia zote mbili (duniani humu na baadaye).

ਖੇਲੈ ਬਿਗਸੈ ਅੰਤਰਜਾਮੀ ॥
khaylai bigsai antarjaamee.
The knower of all hearts plays the worldly drama and enjoys watching it.
Mjua wa mioyo yote anacheza sarakasi ya kidunia na anafurahia kuitazama.

ਜੋ ਭਾਵੈ ਸੋ ਕਾਰ ਕਰਾਵੈ ॥
jo bhaavai so kaar karaavai.
Whatever He wishes, He makes the person do that deed.
Chochote anachotaka, Yeye anafanya mtu afanye kitendo hicho.

ਨਾਨਕ ਦ੍ਰਿਸਟੀ ਅਵਰੁ ਨ ਆਵੈ ॥੨॥
naanak daristee avar na aavai. ||2||
O’ Nanak, I see no other like Him. ||2||
Ee Nanak, sioni mwengine kama Yeye.

ਕਹੁ ਮਾਨੁਖ ਤੇ ਕਿਆ ਹੋਇ ਆਵੈ ॥
kaho maanukh tay ki-aa ho-ay aavai.
Tell me, what can a human being do on his own?
Niambie, binadamu mwenyewe anaweza kufanya nini?

ਜੋ ਤਿਸੁ ਭਾਵੈ ਸੋਈ ਕਰਾਵੈ ॥
jo tis bhaavai so-ee karaavai.
Whatever pleases God, He gets that done from the mortals.
Chochote kinachopendeza Mungu, Yeye anafanya kitendwe na binadamu.

ਇਸ ਕੈ ਹਾਥਿ ਹੋਇ ਤਾ ਸਭੁ ਕਿਛੁ ਲੇਇ ॥
is kai haath ho-ay taa sabh kichh lay-ay.
If it were in the mortal’s hand, he would grab everything.
Iwapo ingekuwa mikononi mwa binadamu, yeye angenyakua kila kitu.

ਜੋ ਤਿਸੁ ਭਾਵੈ ਸੋਈ ਕਰੇਇ ॥
jo tis bhaavai so-ee karay-i.
But God does whatever pleases Him.
Lakini Mungu anafanya chochote kinachompendeza.

ਅਨਜਾਨਤ ਬਿਖਿਆ ਮਹਿ ਰਚੈ ॥
anjaanat bikhi-aa meh rachai.
Because of ignorance, one is engrossed in Maya (worldly illusions).
Kwa sababu ya ujinga, mtu anavama katika Maya (njozi za kidunia).

ਜੇ ਜਾਨਤ ਆਪਨ ਆਪ ਬਚੈ ॥
jay jaanat aapan aap bachai.
If he knew better, he would save himself from it.
Iwapo angefahamu zaidi, angejiokoa kutoka Maya.

ਭਰਮੇ ਭੂਲਾ ਦਹ ਦਿਸਿ ਧਾਵੈ ॥
bharmay bhoolaa dah dis Dhaavai.
Deluded by doubt, he wanders around in all directions.
Akidanganywa na shaka, anazurura katika pande zote.

ਨਿਮਖ ਮਾਹਿ ਚਾਰਿ ਕੁੰਟ ਫਿਰਿ ਆਵੈ ॥
nimakh maahi chaar kunt fir aavai.
In a moment the mind circles around the four corners of the world.
Kwa muda mfupi akili inazunguka pemde nne za dunia.

ਕਰਿ ਕਿਰਪਾ ਜਿਸੁ ਅਪਨੀ ਭਗਤਿ ਦੇਇ ॥
kar kirpaa jis apnee bhagat day-ay.
Those whom God mercifully blesses with His devotional worship,
Wale ambao Mungu kwa huruma anabariki kwa ibada ya ujitoaji,

ਨਾਨਕ ਤੇ ਜਨ ਨਾਮਿ ਮਿਲੇਇ ॥੩॥
naanak tay jan naam milay-ay. ||3||
O’ Nanak, they remain merged in Naam. ||3||
Ee Nanak, wanabaki wameunganishwa katika Naam.

ਖਿਨ ਮਹਿ ਨੀਚ ਕੀਟ ਕਉ ਰਾਜ ॥
khin meh neech keet ka-o raaj.
In an instant, He can make a worm like lowly person a king,
Papo hapo, Yeye anafanya mtu wa hali ya chini kama minyoo awe mfalme.

ਪਾਰਬ੍ਰਹਮ ਗਰੀਬ ਨਿਵਾਜ ॥
paarbarahm gareeb nivaaj.
The Supreme God is the Protector of the humbly poor.
Mungu Mkuu ndiye Mlinzi wa maskini wanyenyekevu.

ਜਾ ਕਾ ਦ੍ਰਿਸਟਿ ਕਛੂ ਨ ਆਵੈ ॥
jaa kaa darisat kachhoo na aavai.
Even the one who seems to have no virtues
Hata yule ambaye anaonekana kuwa hana fadhila.

ਤਿਸੁ ਤਤਕਾਲ ਦਹ ਦਿਸ ਪ੍ਰਗਟਾਵੈ ॥
tis tatkaal dah dis paragtaavai.
In an instant God makes him popular everywhere.
Papo hapo Mungu anamfanya awe maarufu kila mahali.

ਜਾ ਕਉ ਅਪੁਨੀ ਕਰੈ ਬਖਸੀਸ ॥
jaa ka-o apunee karai bakhsees.
The one upon whom He bestows His blessings,
Kwa yule ambaye anatawaza baraka zake kwake,

ਤਾ ਕਾ ਲੇਖਾ ਨ ਗਨੈ ਜਗਦੀਸ ॥
taa kaa laykhaa na ganai jagdees.
The Master of the world does not hold him to his account.
Bwana wa dunia hamhukumu kwa vitendo vyake.

ਜੀਉ ਪਿੰਡੁ ਸਭ ਤਿਸ ਕੀ ਰਾਸਿ ॥
jee-o pind sabh tis kee raas.
Soul and body are all His property bestowed upon a mortal.
Roho na mwili wote ni mali yake aliyotawaza kwa binadamu.

ਘਟਿ ਘਟਿ ਪੂਰਨ ਬ੍ਰਹਮ ਪ੍ਰਗਾਸ ॥
ghat ghat pooran barahm pargaas.
Each and every heart is illuminated by the all Pervading Perfect God.
Kila moyo unaangazwa na Mungu Kamili anayeenea kote.

ਅਪਨੀ ਬਣਤ ਆਪਿ ਬਨਾਈ ॥
apnee banat aap banaa-ee.
He has created His creation all by Himself,
Ameumba uumbaji wake Yeye Mwenyewe,

ਨਾਨਕ ਜੀਵੈ ਦੇਖਿ ਬਡਾਈ ॥੪॥
naanak jeevai daykh badaa-ee. ||4||
O’ Nanak, He is rejoicing while beholding His greatness
Ee Nanak, Yeye anafurahia akitazama ukuu wake

ਇਸ ਕਾ ਬਲੁ ਨਾਹੀ ਇਸੁ ਹਾਥ ॥
is kaa bal naahee is haath.
The mortal’s power is not in his control,
Nguvu ya binadamu haipo kwa udhibiti wake,

ਕਰਨ ਕਰਾਵਨ ਸਰਬ ਕੋ ਨਾਥ ॥
karan karaavan sarab ko naath.
the One Master of all is the Doer and the cause of causes.
Bwana Mmoja wa wote ndiye Mtendaji na msingi wa misingi yote.

ਆਗਿਆਕਾਰੀ ਬਪੁਰਾ ਜੀਉ ॥
aagi-aakaaree bapuraa jee-o.
The helpless mortal is subject to His command,
Binadamu mnyonge ametiishwa kwa amri Yake,

ਜੋ ਤਿਸੁ ਭਾਵੈ ਸੋਈ ਫੁਨਿ ਥੀਉ ॥
jo tis bhaavai so-ee fun thee-o.
because ultimately that which pleases Him is what happens.
Kwa sababu mwishowe kile ambacho kinampendeza ndicho kinachotendeka.

ਕਬਹੂ ਊਚ ਨੀਚ ਮਹਿ ਬਸੈ ॥
kabhoo ooch neech meh basai.
A human being sometimes is in an optimistic state, and sometimes in a pessimistic mood.
Binadamu wakati mwingine yupo katika hali ya tumaini, na wakati mwingine katika hali ya kutamauka.

ਕਬਹੂ ਸੋਗ ਹਰਖ ਰੰਗਿ ਹਸੈ ॥
kabhoo sog harakh rang hasai.
Sometimes, he appears sad and other times he appears to be laughing with joy.
Wakati mwingine anaonekana kukosa faraha na wakati mwingine anaonekana kucheka kwa furaha.

ਕਬਹੂ ਨਿੰਦ ਚਿੰਦ ਬਿਉਹਾਰ ॥
kabhoo nind chind bi-uhaar.
Sometimes one indulges in slander and speaks ill of others.
Wakati meingine mtu anajihusisha katika uchongezi na kusengenya wengine.

ਕਬਹੂ ਊਭ ਅਕਾਸ ਪਇਆਲ ॥
kabhoo oobh akaas pa-i-aal.
Sometimes he feels so elated as if flying high in the sky, and sometimes so depressed as if in the depth of nether-world.
Wakati mwingine anahisi kufurahia kana kwamba anapepea angani, na wakati mwingine amehuzunika mno kana kwamba yupo katika kina cha maeneo ya chini ya dunia.

ਕਬਹੂ ਬੇਤਾ ਬ੍ਰਹਮ ਬੀਚਾਰ ॥
kabhoo baytaa barahm beechaar.
Sometimes he acts as if he knows all about the divine knowledge.
Wakati mwingine anatenda kana kwamba anajua yote kuhusu maarifa takatifu.

ਨਾਨਕ ਆਪਿ ਮਿਲਾਵਣਹਾਰ ॥੫॥
naanak aap milaavanhaar. ||5||
O’ Nanak, God Himself unites human beings with Himself. ||5||
Ee Nanak, Mungu Mwenyewe anaunganisha binadamu naye Mwenyewe.

ਕਬਹੂ ਨਿਰਤਿ ਕਰੈ ਬਹੁ ਭਾਤਿ ॥
kabhoo nirat karai baho bhaat.
Sometimes, the mortal dances in various ways.
Wakati mwingine, binadamu anacheza kwa mitindo tofauti.

ਕਬਹੂ ਸੋਇ ਰਹੈ ਦਿਨੁ ਰਾਤਿ ॥
kabhoo so-ay rahai din raat.
Sometimes he remain asleep day and night in state of ignorance.
Wakati mwingine anabaki amelala mchana na usiku katika hali ya ujinga.

ਕਬਹੂ ਮਹਾ ਕ੍ਰੋਧ ਬਿਕਰਾਲ ॥
kabhoo mahaa kroDh bikraal.
Sometimes he looks dreadful in terrible rage.
Wakati mwingine anakaa wa kutika katika hasira mbaya.

ਕਬਹੂੰ ਸਰਬ ਕੀ ਹੋਤ ਰਵਾਲ ॥
kabahooN sarab kee hot ravaal.
Sometimes he becomes the dust of the feet of all (extremely humble).
Wakati mwingine anakuwa mchanga wa miguu ya wote (mnyenyekevu zaidi).

ਕਬਹੂ ਹੋਇ ਬਹੈ ਬਡ ਰਾਜਾ ॥
kabhoo ho-ay bahai bad raajaa.
Sometimes, he poses like a great king.
Wakati mwingine, anaonekana kama mfalme mkuu.

ਕਬਹੁ ਭੇਖਾਰੀ ਨੀਚ ਕਾ ਸਾਜਾ ॥
kabahu bhaykhaaree neech kaa saajaa.
Sometimes he assumes the disposition of lowly beggar.
Wakati mwingine anachukua silika ya ombaomba wa hali ya chini.

ਕਬਹੂ ਅਪਕੀਰਤਿ ਮਹਿ ਆਵੈ ॥
kabhoo apkeerat meh aavai.
Sometimes he falls into evil repute (by doing evil deeds).
Wakati mwingine anapata sifa mbaya (kwa kufanya vitendo viovu).

ਕਬਹੂ ਭਲਾ ਭਲਾ ਕਹਾਵੈ ॥
kabhoo bhalaa bhalaa kahaavai.
Sometimes, he acts in a way that he is praised by all.
Wakati mwingine, anatenda kwa njia inayomfanya asifiwe na wote.

ਜਿਉ ਪ੍ਰਭੁ ਰਾਖੈ ਤਿਵ ਹੀ ਰਹੈ ॥
ji-o parabh raakhai tiv hee rahai.
In whatever state God keeps, the mortal lives in that state.
Katika hali yoyote Mungu anamueka, binadamu anaishi katika hali hiyo.

ਗੁਰ ਪ੍ਰਸਾਦਿ ਨਾਨਕ ਸਚੁ ਕਹੈ ॥੬॥
gur parsaad naanak sach kahai.||6||
O’ Nanak, only a rare person meditates on God by the Guru’s grace.
Ee Nanak, mtu nadra pekee anatafakari kuhusu Mungu kwa neema ya Guru.

ਕਬਹੂ ਹੋਇ ਪੰਡਿਤੁ ਕਰੇ ਬਖ੍ਯ੍ਯਾਨੁ ॥
kabhoo ho-ay pandit karay bakh-yaan.
Sometimes, as a pundit he preaches others.
Wakati mwingine, kama mbukuzi anahubiria wengine.

ਕਬਹੂ ਮੋਨਿਧਾਰੀ ਲਾਵੈ ਧਿਆਨੁ ॥
kabhoo moniDhaaree laavai Dhi-aan.
Sometimes becoming a silent sage, he enters into meditation.
Wakati mwingine akiwa mjuzi mnyamavu, anaingia kwenye utafakari.

ਕਬਹੂ ਤਟ ਤੀਰਥ ਇਸਨਾਨ ॥
kabhoo tat tirath isnaan.
At times he resides and bathes at places of pilgrimage.
Wakati mwingine anaishi na kuoga kwa pahali pa hija.

ਕਬਹੂ ਸਿਧ ਸਾਧਿਕ ਮੁਖਿ ਗਿਆਨ ॥
kabhoo siDh saaDhik mukh gi-aan.
Sometimes as an adept and sometimes as a seeker he talks about spirituality.
Wakati mwingine kama mjuzi na wakati mwingine kama mtafuta anazungumzia uroho.

ਕਬਹੂ ਕੀਟ ਹਸਤਿ ਪਤੰਗ ਹੋਇ ਜੀਆ ॥
kabhoo keet hasat patang ho-ay jee-aa.
Sometimes, he becomes worm, elephant, or moth,
Wakati mwingine, yeye anakuwa minyoo, tembo, au nondo,

ਅਨਿਕ ਜੋਨਿ ਭਰਮੈ ਭਰਮੀਆ ॥
anik jon bharmai bharmee-aa.
and confused by doubts he wanders through countless existences.
Na akichanganyikiwa kwa shaka anazurura kupitia kuwepo kusikohesabika.