Sri Guru Gita

Sung in English and Sanskrit by Sanjay Mahajan with Rupali & Saveri

bush as in fool. aH sounds like aha. together j~n sounds like g-nya shr as in shrew but with the tongue tapping against the back of the teeth j jh ~n T Th D Dh N t th d dh n p ph b bh m y r l v s sh shh 2 3 . rule similar to the ri in Christmas (but not pronouncing the “i”) Please note: the letter R^ is a vowels. and is not to be confused with the consonant “r. For example.” e ai o au aM aH as in they. monkey as in pitch ch as in Church-hill as in joy as in hedge-hog as in canyon as in tub as in hit-hard as in deer as in red-hot as in not as in pat (with the tongue touching the back of the teeth) as in hit-hard (with the tongue touching the back of the teeth) as in dense (with the tongue touching the back of the teeth) as in red-hot (with the tongue touching the back of the teeth) as in nut (with the tongue touching the back of the teeth) as in pin as in up-hill as in bird as in abhor as in mud as in yes as in ladder (when said quickly) as in light as in voice as in sun as in shun (with the top of the tongue against the palate) as in sure (with the tongue pulled back and the tip touching the ridge of the back of teeth) h as in honey L as in rattle x as in kshatriya (warrior caste) j~n j before ~n is pronunced g like god. soda as in father as in fill. pin as in feed as in full.Pronunciation Guide Vowels: a aa i ii u uu R^ as in up. Consonants: k kh g gh ~N ch chh as in seek as in back-hand as in good as in dig-hard as in sing. pray (always long) as in aisle as in go as in how as in hum is a final sound pronounced with a stronger puff of air and the suggestion of the vowel preceding it.

h I surrender to Thee.h na kasyaapi puraa proktaM tvadbhaktyarthaM vadaami tat mam. God is not different from the Sadguru. In love I disclose this to Thee. In a reverent voice she said: 5. 4 5 .1. bhagavan. ‘Thou art That. Yo guru sa shivaH prokto yaH shivaH sa gurusmR^itaH vikalpaM yastu kurviita sa naro gurutalpagaH I am revealing. 3.h shaivashaaktaagamaadini hyanye cha bahavo mataaH apabhraMshaaH samastaanaaM jiivaanaaM bhraaMtachetasaam.h satyaM satyaM varaanane tallabhaarthaM prayatnastu karttavayashacha maniiShibhiH The Guru verily is consciousness. Guru removes it with His light.h bruuhi me kR^ipayaa shambho gurumaahaatmyamuttamam.h bodhayantaM paraM tatvaM shashvannamaskurvantamaadaraat. Seated on beautiful Mount Kailas. Leave that seeker in ignorance. Na vaktavyamidaM devi rahasyaatirahasyakam. 0 highest God. Supreme teacher of the Universe Eternally pure. With deep devotion she bowed Her head.h dR^iShTvaa vismayamaapannaa paarvatii paripR^ichchhati Parvathi came to serve her Lord Shiva. Please teach me of the Sadguru. Who knows not the Guru’s worth. 2. 6.h sarvapaapavishuddhaatmaa shriiguroH paadasevanaat. 8.h japastapovrataM tiirthaM yaj~no daanaM tathaiva cha guru tatvaM avij~naaya sarvaM vyarthaM bhavet. But I’ll give it to everyone. Thus a wise man who seeks the truth. Pilgrimages and charity. Dehii brahma bhavedyasmaat. Will find it in his Sadguru. There is no doubt He is absolute.h tvatkR^ipaarthaMvadaami tat. Puraa kailaasashikhare siddhagandharvasevite tatra kalpalataapuShpamandire. His peaceful mind will reflect the Self. All his sins will be washed away. vows and sacrifice. 7.h When a devotee serves at his Master’s feet.h ruupaasi devi tvamatastatkathayaami te lokopakaarakaH prashno na kenaapi kR^itaH puraa Shiva spoke to Goddess Parvathi.h priye Penance.h sarvadharmaj~na vrataanaaM vratanaayakam. 0 adorable Lord. No one’s ever asked this boon but Thee. Gurubudhyaatmano naanyat.atyantasundare vyaaghraajine samaasinaM shukaadimunivanditam.’ it has been proclaimed. The Divine Mother is revealed. In Truth they’re always One. 0 beautiful one The mystery of the universe. VedshaastrapuraaNaani chetihaasaadikaani cha maMtrayaMtravidyaadinimohanochchaaTanaadikam. GuuDhaavidyaa jaganmaayaa dehashachaaj~naanasambhavaH vij~naanaM yatprasaadena gurushabdena kathayate Because of doubt and ignorance Truth is hidden from the scattered mind. 4.

EvaM bahuvidhaaloke guravaH santi paarvati teShu sarvapratnena sevyo hi paramo guruH With unshaking faith the wise men say. Know the wisdom of the Sadguru. Remember the Guru’s name. Follow His teachings carefully. 18. TasmaatkaivalyasiddhayarthaM gurumeva bhajetpriye guruM vinaa na jaananti muuDhaastatparamaM padam. 13.. There is no doubt Guru is the Lord. success and fame. 14.h gururmuurte sadaa dhyaanaM gurornaamnaH sadaa japaH Drink the water from the Guru’s feet. Gukaarashchaandhakaaro hi rukaarasteja uchyate aj~naanagraasakaM brahma gurureva na saMshayaH The syllable ‘Gu’ represents darkness. ‘Ru’ is the Supreme Consciousness.h On His form meditate all day.asti paraM brahma maayaabhraantivimochakam.h puruuShaM svairiNii yathaa Supreme knowledge from the Guru’s lips.h Forget the role that you play in life. 15. GurupaadodakaM paanaM guroruchchhiShTabhojanam. Guruvaktre sthitaa vidyaa gurubhaktyaa cha labhyate trailokye sfuTavaktaaro devarShipitR^imaanavaaH Not gods or demons of any realm. To win His gifts forever more. GukaaraH prathamo varNo maayaadi guNabhaasakaH rukaaro. Can be realized through His grace alone. Holy trees and holy lands. With all the gifts they offer Him. 11.h taarakaM brahmanishchayaH All holy rivers and sacred spots. 12. KaashiikShetraM nivaasashcha jaahnavii charaNodakam. Gukaarashchaandhakaarohi rukaarasteja uchyate aj~naanagraasakaM brahma gurureva na saMshayaH Devotees should try to please their Lord. Inside the heart keep His precious love. Everything He could possibly use. As a wife keeps her husband there. Reside in the water from the Guru’s Feet. Take the prasad which He leaves for Thee. Meditate on His form divine. SvaashramaM cha svajaatiM cha svakiirti puShTivardhanam. 17. Ever free from Maya’s veil.h ‘Gu’ is illusory changing world. Salutations I offer Him. The aspirant should offer Him. Dedicate Thy life to Him. That which appears to be real to men. But serve Him with the purest love. 10. Guruvaktre sthitaM brahma praapyate tatprasaadataH gurordhyaanaM sadaa kuryaat.9.h gururvishveshvaraH saakShaat. He dispells darkness with His light. 6 7 . 16. In each situation in which you’re placed.h etatsarvaM parityajya gurumeva samaashrayet. Let the mind ever rest on Him. Repeat His mantram reverently. There is nothing higher than the Sadguru. The syllable ‘Ru’ stands for radiant Light. Sing in thy heart His holy name. His knowledge will bloom in Thee. Let go of status.

The source of knowledge is in Him. SaMsaaravR^ikShamaaruu. Thou art my friend. Vidyaa dhanaM balaM chaiva teShaaM bhaagyaM nirarthakam.h The Guru’s existence makes life go on. Salutations to the Sadguru. ByenedaM darshitaM tattvaM chittachaityaadikaM tathaa jaagratsvapnasuShuptyaadi tasmai shriigurave namaH He enables the mind to perceive this world. 21. DhruvaM teShaaMcha savaiShaaM naastitattvaM guroH param.h He is the first cause of the world. Nothing else but He exists. Yaavatkalpaantako dehastaavaddevi guruM smaret. Aadhakena pradaatavyaM gurusantoShakaaraNam. 8 9 .h yatpirayaMtat nivedayet. Although we can’t know Him with the mind.h gurulopo na karttavyaH svachchhando yadi vaa bhavet. Thou art my wealth. My light of lights Thou art. Offer Him Thy very soul. shariiraM arthaMsarvasvaM sadgugurubhyonivedayet yenoddhatamaidaMsarva tasmaishriiguravenamaH Surrender all to the Sadguru. Salutations I offer Him. Salutations to the Sadguru. 23. Salutations I offer Him. dreaming and deepest sleep. 24. The bridge to cross the worldly sea. Guru makes Him see again.19. Continually serve the Sadguru. The witness of all three states of mind: Waking.h saMsaaraarNavataarakam. DvaitaadvaitavinirmuktaH svaanubhuutiprakaashavaan. He is the sun by whose light we live. aasanaM shayanaM vastraM vaahanaM bhuuSha Naadikam. Let go Thy hold of your relatives. ShoShaNaM paapapaMkasya diipanaM j~naanatejasaH guroH paadodakaM samyak. Those who claim to. 25. Veiled by clouds of ignorance.h yeShaaM gurukR^ipaa naasti adho gachchhanti paarvati Thou art my mother and my father too. In every thought and word and deed.h tasmai shriigurave namaH Guru frees souls from the Tree of Life.h aj~naanaandhamashchhettaa sarvaj~na paramo guruH With His crystal stick of divine knowledge. 20. 22. Body. Thou art my knowledge. know Him not. Yasya j~naanamidaM vishvaM na dR^ishyaM bhinnabhedataH sadaikaruuparuupaaya tasmai shriigurave namaH He’s known only when we do not know Him. Thou art my brother. senses and vital force. Prostrate fully in front of Him. His love makes all love possible. Even those drowning in the depths of pain. Without reservation in Thy mind. 27. Lifting them to heights divine. guroraaraadhanaMkuryaat. 26.DhaaH patanti narakaarNave yastaanuddharate sarvaan. The Guru opens the blind man’s eyes.

29. Worship Him in everyone. He is within and without as well. As pure as the gold refined by fire.h smR^itivedapuraaNaanaaM saarameva na saMshayaH The word ‘Guru’ is the best mantram. He penetrates the essence of scripture too.h dhR^itishshaantiH sa bhavet. Is to meditate on the ever-pure.h kaaryakaaraNaruupaaya tasmai shriigurave namaH Verily Thou art the primal cause. 31. 10 11 . 33. All our delusion can be undone. Salutations I offer Thee. It showers compassion and grace on all.h paramo guruH His glance is the pillar that supports the world. He appears as near though He’s far away. 35. Ignoring wealth.h svadeshikasyaiva cha naamachintanam bhavedanantasyashivasya naamachintanam. Permeated by the bliss of consciousness. Forms a bridge o’er the sea of change. Though men see you as an effect. MtraraajamidaM devi gururityakSharadvayam. Chaaturyavaanvivekii cha adhyaatmaj~naanavaan. To one with the eye of discrimination. So is His glory hid. Svadeshikasyaiva cha naamakiirtanam bhavedanantasyashivasya kiirtanam. His eyes are fixed. 34. You are cause and effect in one. BhavaaraNyapraviShTasya diDmohabhraantachetasaH yena sandarshitaH panthaaH tasmai shriigurave namaH A speck of dust from the Master’s feet. Yasya darshanamaatreNa manasaH syaat.h shuchiH maanasaM nirmalaM yasya gurutvaM tasya shobhate Supreme form of Guru is pure nectar. To chant with devotion the Guru’s name.h To meditate on the Guru’s form. Tested fully in reason’s flame. May His glance enlighten me. Yasmai kaaraNaruupaaya kaaryaruupeNa bhaati yat. 32. He resides in the hearts of all. Is to chant Lord Shiva’s name. SarvakaalavidesheShu svataMtro nishchalassukhii akhaNDaikarasaasvaadatR^ipto hi paramo guruH He appears to move though He does not move. SakalabhuvanasR^iShTiH kalpitaasheShasR^iShTiH nikhilanigamadR^iShTiH satpadaarthaikasR^iShTiH atadgaNaparameShTiH satpadaarthaikadR^iShTiH bhavaguNaparameShTirmokShamaargaikadR^iShTiH His dance creates and nourishes the world. Forever protects us from death. 30.h prasannataa svayaM bhuuyaat. A blind man’s eyes cannot see the sun. Ever on the final goal.28.

Attaining Him.h gurum. Thy mind serene. My Self is the Self of everything. AgocharaM tathaa. GuruH shivo gururdevo gururbandhuH shariiriNaam. SarvashrutishiroratnaviraajitapadaaMbujam.36. 43. visions and bondages. BahujanmakR^itaat. 40.h brahma parvati He is peace and bliss supreme. Nothing realized could be higher than Him. 12 13 .h niHshabdaM tu vijaaniiyaatsvaabhaavaad.h I am stainless and totally pure. He is the sun with His rays of light.h guroH parataraM naasti tasmaatsaMpuujayed. Transcending all He is without stain.h saH eva sarvasampattiH tasmaatsaMpuujayed. Through the scriptures or inference. Beyond sounds. Salutations to the Sadguru. Or through one’s experience.h gurum. Spontaneous knowledge will dawn in Thee. 39. YasyasmaraNamaatreNa j~naanamutpadyate svayam. 38. Gurureko jagatsarvaM brahmaviShNushivaatmakam.h gururaatmaa gururjiivo guroranyanna vidyate My Guru is the Lord of the universe.h Through the fire of self-knowledge Accumulated karmas from all past lives. Salutations I offer Him. This theme on which Thou should reflect.anandaH sadaa shaanto ramate yatra kutrachit. Even before the creation of life. So the Truth shall dawn in Thee. Salutations to the Sadguru.amuM na punaryaati shiShyaH saMsaarabandhanam. 37. My Guru.agamyaM naamaruupavivarjitam. Blissful and imperishable. Sarvaj~napadamityaahurdehii sarvamayo bhuvi sadaa. 44.asau mahaaguruH labdhvaa. Salutations to the Sadguru. Knowledge dawns through His gracious light. Have been erased by the flame of Truth.h Always remember the Sadguru. 41. Nothing purifies more than service to Him. Atyantachittapakvasya shraddhaabhaktiyutasya cha pravaktavyamidaM devi mamaatmapriitaye sadaa 0 Parvathi.h By merely remembering the Sadguru. Serve but to decorate the Guru’s feet. all will be attained.h No truth is higher than the Sadguru.h puNyaallabhyate. to Thee I speak. Yadyapyadhiitaa nigamaaH ShaDaMgaa aagamaaH priye adhyaatmaadiini shaastraaNi j~naanaM naasti guruM vinaa The crest-jewels of all scriptures. Thy heart is pure.h vedaantaarthapravaktaaraM tasmaatsaMpuujayed. Salutations I offer Him. Before the stars and galaxies. 42. He opens the lotus of Truth.h gurum. the Master of all the worlds.

Prostrations to the Sadguru. Liberation will open its doors. 51.45. Due to ego and selfish pride. He creates.h He has no beginning. He is alone. 0 Parvathi.asau naatra saMshayaH Supreme Goddess. 50. If they’ll not serve the Sadguru. Learning and strength may have been acquired. 14 15 . sustains and destroys it too. Gurordhyaanenaiva nityaM dehii brahmamayo bhavet. Na sukhaM vedashaastreShu na sukhaM maMtrayaMtrake guroH prasaadaadanyatra sukhaM naasti mahiitale chaavaarkavaiShNavamate sukhaM prabhaakare na hi guroH paadaantike yadvatsukhaM vedaantasammatam. Bondage ties down even the saints.h Realization of the Self in You. Yaavatkalpaantako dehastaavaddevi guruM smaret. the Guru’s feet. He’s without end. Nothing but Himself in this world exists. The root of mantram is the Guru’s word.h The Guru can protect from the Lord’s anger. Nothing is greater. God and Guru are always one. Pleasures and comforts will be Yours. 46. 47.h The root of meditation is the Guru’s form. ApuurvamaparaM nityaM svayaM jyotirniraamayam. 52. Shive ruShTe gurustraataa gurau ruShTe na kashchana labdhvaa kulaguruM samyaggurumeva samaashrayet. Therefore strive with all Thy heart. But none can be saved from the Guru’s wrath. Meditate on Him—His grace is won. The root of freedom is His grace.api na muktaaH syuH na muktaaH yoginastathaa taapasaa api no mukta gurutatvaatparaaDmukhaaH devakinnaragandharvaaH pitR^iyakShaastu tumburuH munayo. One still spins on illusion’s wheel. Nothing is higher than the Sadguru.h sthitashcha yatrakutraapi mukto. Yaj~nino. 49.h Not even gods in heaven are free. The root of worship. To find refuge at the Guru’s feet. GururviShNuH sattvamayo raajasashchaturaananaH taamaso ruudraruupeNa sR^ijatyavati hanti cha The whole universe is contained in Him. Meditate on Guru ceaselessly. MmahaahaMkaaragarveNa tapovidyaabalenacha bhramantyetasminasaMsaare ghaTiiyaMtraMtathaa punaH Though one is endowed with self-discipline. 48.h gurulopo na karttavyaH svachchhando yadi vaa bhavet. Salutations I offer Him.api na jaananti gurushushruuShaNe vidhim. Nor angels nor spirits on astral planes.h virajaM paramaakaashaM dhruvamaanandamavyayam. Is won through devotion to the Sadguru.

bestowing boons. tasyaavalokanaM praapya sarvasaMgavivarjitaH ekaakii niHspR^ihaH shaantaH sthaatavyaM tatprasaadataH Purify the thoughts within Thy mind. The two-eyed. Free your mind of all desires. Knowledge comes to him naturally. Free from nature’s qualities. He shines like the moon. 56.h Service to the Guru brings highest joy. 54. One becomes aware of his own freedom.achaturvadano brahmaa shriiguruH kathitaH priye At dawn remember the Sadguru.h gurupadaarchanam. two-armed Lord of peace.’ The witness of all the universe. 58. DhyaanaM shruNu mahaadevi sarvaanandapradaayakam. Through the grace of the Sadguru. Surrender to my Guru who is Brahman. Unlock liberation’s door. Service to the Guru brings highest joy! This is the word of Lord Shiva. infinite. Giving fearlessness to everyone.h I remember my Guru who is Brahman. Eternal. I speak of my Guru who is Brahman. Understand the essence of knower and known. pure and free.h taadR^ishasyaiva kaivalyaM na cha tadvyatirekiNaH When one meditates on his Sadguru. I serve Him as Brahman too. 16 17 . What perceives is subjective mind. Get released from the senses’ grasp. DR^ishyavismR^itiparyantaM kuryaad. BbrahmaanandaM paramasukhadaM kevalaM j~naanamuurtiM dvandvaatiitaM gaganasadR^ishaM tatvamasyaadilakShyam. 61. Beyond the finite mind. By following the path which the Guru shows. He awakens the conscious mind. gurupraadataH svaatmanyaatmaaraamanirikShaNaat.h sachchitsukhaabhiiShTavaraMadhaanam. HR^idambuje karNikamadhyasaMsthe siMhaasane saMsthitadivyamuurtim. J~naanashaktisamaaruuDhatattvamaalaavibhuuShaNe bhuktimuktipradaatre cha tasmai shriigurave namaH Salutations to the Supreme One. 55.h dvibaahushcha hariH smR^itaH yo.h samataa muktimargeNa svaatmaj~naanaM pravartate The essence in all is the object to know.h His form is seated on a throne divine.h dhyaayedguruM chandrakalaaprakaasham. Knowledge personified. Full of bliss and happiness. Yathaa gandhasvabhaavatvaM karpuurakusumaadiShu shiitoShNasvabhaavatvaM tathaa brahmaNi shaashvatam.h sarvasaukhyakaraM chaiva bhuktimuktipradaayakam. In the lotus of the mind He dwells. 57. In the lotus of Thy heart. 60. This is what Lord Shiva says! 59. AtrinetraH shivaH saakShaat.h ekaM nityaM vimalamachalaM sarvadhiisaakShibhuutam bhaavatiitaM triguNarahitaM sadguruM taM namaami He is the goal of ‘Thou art That.53.

67. In his own peace man is free. It’s holy power is surpassed by none. Like a crystal pure and bright.ahaM cha hyanaadinidhanohyaham. He is truly a Sannyasin. It does not matter where he may be.h brahmabhaavaM cha diipo diipaantaraM yathaa As a bright lamp lights an unlit lamp. 18 19 .h Prostrations to Sat Chid Ananda. 68. Through His grace we become aware.62.h Enjoy everything that comes to you. Everything else is unreal. By knowing that which is its source.h param. He abides in His own True Self. 64. 71. aMguShThamaatraM puruShaM dhyaayechcha chinmayaM hR^idi tatra sfurati yo bhaavaH shruNu tatkathayaami te Beyond the beyond He’s the highest One. 63.ahamamaro.h Unite with all the universe. 65. the One supreme. Nothing else can compare to this.h avikaarashchidaanando hyaNiyaan. Which is unveiled through the Guru’s grace.h Amongst the Scripture’s weighty words. It awakens to the highest state. Orange robes are not the sign. small or nothing at all. saptakoTimahaamaMtraashchittavibhraMshakaarakaaH eka eva mahaamaMtro gururityakSharadvayam. ajo. His heart will rest in peace. bhidyate hR^idayagranthishchhidyante sarvasaMshayaaH kShiiyante sarvakarmaaNi guroH karuNayaa shive After knowing one’s own True Self. sfaTike sfaaTikaM ruupaM darpaNe darpaNo yathaa tathaatmani chidaakaaramaanandaM so. nityaM brahma niraakaaraM nirguNaM bodhayet. So the Guru imparts His truth. None is as mighty as the word ‘Guru’. Accept it all with a tranquil mind. He lives in the center of your heart. Consciousness and bliss are our own True Self. Like a mirror that is straight and clean. Though unaware of scripture’s laws. Whether it’s great. Shining deep within. gurupadiShTamaargeNa manaH shiddhiM tu kaarayet. Of the nameless. 66. Free from anxiety.h anityaM khaNDayetsarvaM yatkiMchidaatmagocharam. formless One.h mahato mahaan. saamyena ramate j~naanii divaa vaa yadi vaa nishi evaM vidhau mahaamaunii trailokyasamataaM vrajet. Without distinctions. A once-bound soul can become divine. 70. 69. perfect and whole. vijaananti mahaavaakyaM guroshcharaNasevayaa te vai saMnyaasinaH proktaa itare veShadhaariNaH One who serves his Guru faithfully.h bhaasayan. Everlasting. gurunaamajapaadyevi bahujanmaarjitaanyapi paapaani vilayaM yaanti naasti sandehamaNvapi After knowing what can be known.ahamityuta The pure mind reflects its own image. Eternal bestower of happiness. Attachments and desires fall away.

h All benefits come from this Guru hymn. mukhastambhakaraM chaiva guNaaNaaM cha vivardhanam. Thus one becomes the king of kings. The Truth is the same however told: Serve the Guru in everyone. 75. Lead a man to salvation. Sing this song with desirelessness. color. 78. Deprivations will end for Thee. 76. will be renewed. No matter what faith. 80. yasya darshanamaatreNa manasaH syaat. j~naanaM vinaa muktipadaM labhyate gurubhaktitaH guroH samaanato naanyat. All can be captivated by your charm.h paramo guruH Now Parvathi. A folded blanket is fine. dedication and meditation. And verily the light of lights.72. Thy birthright. And helps one to realize his true freedom.h dhR^itishshaantiH sa bhavet. mukhastambhakaraM chaiva guNaaNaaM cha vivardhanam. kushadurvaasane devi hyaasane shubhrakambale upavishya tato devi japedekaagramaanasaH Sing this song with one-pointedness. Or if this is not available. While seated on a mat of grass. The Guru’s words Thou must obey. Repeat it daily with reverence Overcome all worldliness. Powers of speech will be granted too.h All virtues manifest in Thee. sarvopadravakuShThadiduShTadoShanivaariNii yatphalaM gurusaannidhyaattatphalaM paThanaad.h prasannataa svayaM bhuuyaat. It is contained in this song. Thy capacity to serve will grow. 77.h This mantram destroys all our bondages. mohanaM sarvabhuutaanaaM bandhamokShakaraM param.h bhavet It helps eradicate all disease It opens the doors to success and wealth. With prosperity. gurugiitaamimaaM devi hR^idi nityaM vibhaavaya mahaavyaadhigataiduHkhaiH sarvadaa prajapenmudaa I have revealed the Truth to Thee. 20 21 . All obstacles will be overcome. Realize that You are free. Through repeating this song of love.h saadhanaM gurumaargiNaam. 74. If you sing this sacred song.h devaraaj~naaM priyakaraM raajaanaM vashmaanayet. anantaphalamaapnoti gurugiitaajapena tu sarvapaapaharaa devi sarvadaaridrayanaashinii Infinite treasures will be obtained. 73. Devotion. You’ve been shown the way. Undesired karmas will be erased. caste or creed.h duShkarmanaashnaM chaiva tathaa satkarmasiddhidam.h Health. 79. peace and happiness.h duShkarmanaashnaM chaiva tathaa satkarmasiddhidam.

From Maya’s traps Thou wilt be freed. Free from distracting disturbances. Man and God are forever One. asleep or in a car. The wise man knows equanimity.asau mahaaguruH labdhvaa.h There is no prayer that can compare. 89.api vaa nirvedanena maunena japametat. Near His residence they abide. You never need be reborn. 84.asau svabhaavaadyatra tiShThati tatra devagaNaaH sarve kShetrapiiThe charanti cha The gods reside where the Guru lives.h puNyaallabhyate. aasanasthaa shayaanaa vaa gachchhantaShtiShThanto.Dhaa suShuptaa jaagrato.h punarjanma na vidyate Whether standing. It matters not what work he does.api vaa ashvaruu. satyaM satyaM punaH satyaM dharmasaaraM mayoditam. His mind is always calm.h svasmina saMdarshitaM yena sa bhavedasya deshikaH Within himself. Milk is the same in a jar or cup. To this prayer I give to Thee. he rests in bliss. this verily is true! There’s no higher doctrine known. Bathe Thyself in this Guru song. With sincerity and regularity All that know thee wilt be blest.akaashaM tathaa.81. To cut the bonds of birth and death. This is true. 83.a. 85. atha kaamyajapasthaanaM kathayaami varaanane saagaraante sarittiire tiirthe hariharaalaye shaktidevaalaye goShThe sarvadevaalaye shubhe vaTasya dhaatryaa muule va maThe vR^indaavane tathaa pavitre nirmale deshe nityaanuShThaano.h gurugiitaa samaM stotraM naasti tatvaM guroH param.h samaarabhet.a. The state of Supreme Consciousness. 88. sarvasandehasandohanirmuulanavichakShaNaH janmamR^ityubhayaghno yaH sa guruH paramo mataH Worldly desires will be washed away. bahujanmakR^itaat.atmaa paramaatmani The limited expands to unlimited. 22 23 . They are His constant company. Awake.h bhinne kuMbhe yathaa. Near a river or temple pure. Where the sea laps against the shore. However one may move around. saamyena ramate j~naanii divaa vaa yadi vaa nishi evaM vidhau mahaamaunii trailokyasamataaM vrajet. 86.api vaa shuchibhuutaa j~naanavanto gurugiitaaM japanti ye teShaaM darshanasaMsparshaat.h Sing this song in a peaceful place. bhavamuulavinaashaaya chaaShTapaashanivR^itaye gurugiitaambhasi snaanaM tatvaj~na kurute sadaa sarvashuddhaH pavitro. samudre vai yathaa toyaM kShiire kShiiraM ghR^ite ghR^itam.Dhaa gajaaruu. Like the river flows into the sea.amuM na punaryaati shiShyaH saMsaarabandhanam. With dedication and devotion too. 87. 82. He ceaselessly serves the Lord. Unaffected by night or day. Sing this sacred Guru song.h Sing this love song reverently. sitting or reclining. A heaven on earth is manifest. akhaNDaikarasaM brahma nityamuktaM niraamayam.

Our father.h sarvatiirthamayaM devi shriiguroshcharaNaambujam To the Sadguru’s Lotus feet. He will accomplish all his works. One may gain some strength and power. He is our eternal wealth. The highest penance is faith in Him. With those that seek the Eternal Truth. Those who have sincerity. Supreme God. senses and breath of life. Who serves not the Sadguru. 94. Atyantachittapakvasya shraddhaabhaktiyutasya cha pravaktavyamidaM devi mamaatmapriitaye sadaa Please share this song which I offer Thee. But such a one is unfortunate. mother and loved ones too. AkaalamR^ityuhaMtrii cha sarvasaMkaTanaashinii YakSharaakShasabhuutaadichoravyaaghravighaatinii Victory over death is won. To those who are pure of heart and mind. Scores of lifetimes’ sacrifice. Are all contained in Him. Guru is the highest Truth. In His teachings and service too.h gurubhaktataa Blessed are all the relatives. Such a soul is rare indeed.h satyaM svagurusevayaa tR^iptaaH syusskalaa devaa brahmaadyaa gurutarpaNaat. 93. 96. ShariiramindriyaM praaNachchaarthaH svajanabandhutaaM maatR^ikulaM pitR^ikulaM gurureva na saMshayaH The Guru is beyond a doubt. GurubhaavaH paraM tiirthamanyatiirthaM nirarthakam. Dhanyaa maataa pitaa dhanyo gotraM dhanyaM kulodbhavaH dhanyaa cha vasudhaa devi yatra syaad. 92. Of one who serves the Sadguru. gururdevo gururdharmo gurau niShThaa paraM tapaH guroH parataraM naasti trivaaraM kathayaami te The Guru is the absolute. Yield their fruits when He is pleased.90. 95. All God’s grace is easily won. Make Thy purest pilgrimage. AakalpajanmakoTiinaaM yaj~navratatapaH kriyaaH taaH sarvaaH saphalaa devi gurusaMtoShamaatrataH maMdabhaagyaa hyashaktaashcha ye janaa naanumanvate gurusevaasu vimukhaaH pachyante narake. Kulameva pavitraM syaat. When one satisfies the Sadguru. By him who sings this sacred song.ashuchau Through austerities and disciplines. Blessed are the ancestors. Salvation he will attain. 24 25 . Our body. 91. 97. The sacred temples and holy lands.

0 adorable Lord.98. Om Shanti. Thy Presence is my heart’s reward. Reminds us where our every thought should be. Thy Grace is my heart’s reward. Shanti. 26 . Aj~naanatimiraandhasya viShayaakraantachetasaH j~naanaprabhaapradaanena prasaadaM kuru me prabho This song of Lord Shiva to Parvathi. I offer this to Thee. Shanti.

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