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Alakh Srewo Baanaa Aapnnu(n) - Translation

ALAKH SIREVO BAANAA AAPNNU(N) PEER SADARDEEN

ejee alakh seerevo baanaa aapannu(n)
baanaa sachthee kareeyo kamaai...allah yaad kareeyojee.......1

O brother! worship your indescribable(Lord). O brother! truthfully perform rewarding deeds. Always remember Allah.

ejee duniyaa faanee jaannee-e
baanaa hee laadaannu(n) saath...allah yaad kareeyojee........2

This world is perishable. O brother! All these things will pass. Always remember Allah.

ejee purakh paachhmathee saamee raajo aavshe
shaahaa maaro dul dul ghodde asvaar...allah yaad kareeyojee..3

My Majestic Lord will arrive from the West(in relation to the subcontinent) in a complete manner. He will be riding on the horse Dul Dul. Always remember Allah.

ejee ja(m)pume shaahaa takht rachaave
shaahaanaa muneevar meddaa medd...allah yaad kareeyojee......4

The Lord establishes His throne in the Subcontinent(the symbol of heart, eternal home). The Lord's momins will thereby have happiness. Always remember Allah.

ejee kott ghattaa ghatt lutteeyaa
taaro bhamar chaleeyo moklaay...allah yaad kareeyojee........5

The fort of your body will be plundered completely while your soul will depart to it's destiny. Always remember Allah.

ejee kaayaa hee-asaa dehddee
tenu(n) ha(n)s uddaannu(n) jaay...allah yaad kareeyojee......6

This body is of material form(and therefore will remain here) whereas it's soul will fly away. Always remember Allah.

ejee kaayaa se(n)thee ha(n)s veechhuttaa
tenu(n) mushkeel hoy karaar...allah yaad kareeyojee..........7

When the soul is separated from the body, it's(the body's) survival becomes very difficult. Always remember Allah.

ejee ghor a(n)dhaaree maa(n)he chaalannaa(n)
tenu(n) azraail jalaad jeevddo kabaj karshe
...allah yaad kareeyo........................................8

When the executioner Azraail will take away his soul, he will have to go into utter darkness of the grave.

ejee chhodd vasa(n)taa zu(m)paddaa
tame ujadd jaay vasaay paa(n)dhee pa(n)thare srevo
...allah yaad kareeyojee.....................................9

Leaving the populated place your abode will be in a deserted place. O traveller! take the straight path. Always remember Allah.

ejee peer bhanne sadardeen momano
baanaa hee kuddo sa(n)saar...allah yaad kareeyojee..........10

O momins! Peer Sadardeen teaches: brothers this world is evil. Always remember Allah.

Source: 
Heritage Society Collection


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