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Veemras Karee Ghatt Thaapee-e - Translation

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VEEMRAS KAREE GHATT THAAPEE-E
BY SAYYED IMAAM SHAH

ejee veemras karee ghatt thaapee-e, ane keejee-e veemras preet
pachhee ghattpaatt thaapee-e, ane karee-e te veemras vaat....1

Having taken up sweet advices (in the "ginaans"), establish the holy
water (or receptive heart) and have devotions as per the sweet advices taken.
Then establish the "Ghatpaatt" ceremony and have the sweet conversations
(recitations of the "ginaans").

ejee veemras vaatu(n) chhaneeyu(n) keejee-e
ane keejee-e ghattpaatt maa(n)he
ghattpaatt maa(n)he evo keejee-e
jem aaveeyaa re pahelaaj.....................................2

Perform the sweet conversations in a silent manner and perform them during
the "Ghatpaat" ceremony. During the ceremony of "Ghatpaat" perform in
such a manner as if Pahelaaj was present (he used to perform in the
manner described above).

ejee enne ku(m)bh jal sa(n)cheeyaa
ane jemaa(n) chhe gurunarno vaas
teeyaa(n) sat saburee raakhee-e
jem aaveeyaa hareeshchandra aap..............................3

This "kumbh" (the big vessel) has been filled with water and it is like the
abode of the Master and the Guide. Keep truth and patience while partaking
in the ceremony in the manner of Hareeshchandra.

ejee ku(m)bh jal saar saburee raakhee-e
ane ku(m)bh jal vartaa aap
surbhaann ku(m)bh jal sa(n)cheeyaa
bhaai gurnar ne partaape.....................................4

In the vicinity of the vessel containing the Holy water, maintain patience
with care and distribute the holy water amongst yourselves. Surbhaann
filled the vessel with water through the remembrance of the Lord.

ejee ku(m)bh jal jeev raakhee-e, ane chaar vakhat sa(n)saar
evaa saach ku(m)bh sa(n)saar maa(n)
saacho hove te paame vaiku(n)tth vaas........................5

Maintain your soul at the place of the Holy water of the vessel and do it in
this limited period of four time intervals (expression of the temporary nature
of this existence) of this world. If one maintains company of this true vessel
in this world and if he/she is truthful will attain the paradise.

ejee paa(n)ch paa(n)ddav ku(m)bh jal sreveeyaa
ane partaap ddhropadee saar
tene hare paap utaareeyaa, te ghattpaatt ne partaap..........6

The five Paandvas served the holy water of the vessels and Ddhropadee
did it perfectly through the remembrance of the Lord. The Lord reduced
their sins through the participation in the "Ghatpaat" ceremony.

ejee peer sadardeen em kahe, ane kahe te ved maa(n)he vaat
sutak paatak ttaallee-e, to ghattpaattnu(n) e chhe vichaar...7

Peer Sadardeen says in this manner, and says this communication of
the scriptures. Get rid of all the sins and dirt and such are the reflections
of "Ghatpaat" ceremony.

ejee peer kabeerdeen boleeyaa, te guru imaamshaahnaa peetaay
chaar vakhat ghattpaatt srevee-e, to kaayaa aveechal hoy.....8

Peer kabeerdeen has spoken, and he is the father of the Guide Imaam Shah.
If you serve the "Ghattpaat" ceremony in this short existence, your body will become immortal.

ejee bhanne sayyed imaamshaah venatee
ane ghattpaattnu(n) e chhe veechaar
ghattpaatt ku(m)bh jal jenne sreveeyaa
te chhe amaare paas..........................................9

Sayyed Imaamshaah teaches and pleads about the thoughts of "Ghatpaat".
Whoever has served the vessels of holy water is with us.

Source: 
Heritage Society Collection

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