Farida main janya dukh mujh ko, Dukh sabha ae jag
Uche chadh ke dekhya, Taañ ghar ghar aeha agg
Farida jo tain maran mukkian, Tinhan na maraiñ ghum
Aapne ghar jaiye, Pair tinhañ de chum
Farida jaañ to khattan vayl, Taañ tu ratta duni sio
Marag savai neehi, jaañ bharya taañ ladhia
Farida kali jine na ravi-aa, Dholi raave koay
Kar sayin so phirhari, Rang navela hoye
Lyrics contribution: Sohail Abid
Farid, I thought I was in trouble, the whole world is in trouble.
When I climbed the hill and looked around, I saw this fire in each and every home.
Farid, do not turn around and strike those who strike you with their fists.
Kiss their feet, and return to your own home.
Farid, when there was time for you to earn good karma, you were in love with the world instead.
Now, death has a strong foothold; when the load is full, it is taken away.
Farid, those who did not enjoy their Spouse when their hair was black – hardly any of them enjoy Him when their hair turns grey.
So be in love with the lord, so that your color may ever be new.
Translation: Sant Singh Khalsa