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Amaraapuree Bahaar Ek Nadee Jo Vahe - Translation

AMARAAPUREE BAHAAR EK NADEE JO VAHE
BY SAYYED IMAAM SHAAH

jeere bhaaire amaraapuree bahaar ek nadee jo vahe
kaatarannee nadee tenu(n) naamjee...................1

O living brothers, there is a river which flows outside the eternal abode.
It is called 'pointed like a scissor'.

jeere bhaaire kaatarannee nadee te kaataree naakhe
te kem amaraapuree maa(n)he aavejee.................2

O living brothers, this river called 'sharp or pointed like a scissor'
cuts anyone (who does not belong there) in it's vicinity.
How can such a person ever arrive in the eternal abode.

jeere bhaaire duneeyaa maa(n)he je koi keereeyaa nahee(n) paalle
tenaa havaal evaa thaashejee........................3

O living brothers, the condition of the ones in this world who do not
observe the prescribed rituals, will be like that.

jeere bhaaire gurujee-e tamane vaatt dekhaaddee
tame jaa-o amaraapuree maa(n)hejee..................4

O living brothers, the Guide has shown you the Path so
that you may go to the eternal abode.

jeere bhaaire amaraapuree maa(n)he ruddee chhe rachnaa
te tame kem gamaavo jee.............................5

O living brothers, there is a very pleasant creation in the eternal abode.
How can you lose it?

jeere bhaaire jo tame keereeyaa dharam paallo
to vahelaa am ghar aavojee..........................6

O living brothers, if you perform all the religious rites and ceremonies,
you will come to our home early.

jeere bhaaire naaree purush doe karannee kamaavo
sutak paatak ttaallo jee............................7

O living brothers, both the husband and wife earn good
deeds and remove all the impurities and sins.

jeere bhaaire te naaree sadaa purush saathe
ane aave te amaraapuree maa(n)he jee................8

O living brothers, such a (pure) wife will always be with her husband
and will come to the eternal home.

jeere bhaaire sukh te naaree sadaa ra(n)g raache
ane raheshe te shaah ne hajur jee...................9

O living brothers, such a (devoted) wife will always experience the
colours of peace and happiness, and indeed will be in the presence of the Lord.

jeere bhaaire dehee tamaaree evaa sej sukh maanne
te suraj ra(n)gnee kahevaay jee....................10

O living brothers, your body will enjoy such comforts and peace
and it will be regarded as the form of the sun(light).

jeere bhaaire evee kaayaa tamaaree aveechal thaay
jo shaah peer vachan maano jee.....................11

O living brothers, such will be the immortal nature of your
body if you obey the commands of the Imaam and the Peer.

jeere bhaaire sayyed imaamshaah geenaan-j bhaakheeyaa
ju-o tame ved veechaareejee........................12

O living brothers, Sayyed Imaam Shaah has foretold the
Divine knowledge and wisdom only (and nothing else).
Observe and reflect upon the scriptures.

Source: 
Heritage Society Collection

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