Saadde tare mann dehrri

Saadde tare mann dehrri Challe pani ann aayo banda dunni vich Wat aaso ni bannh Mulk ul maut jaan aasi Sabh darwajje bannh Wekho banda challya Chaunh janyaan de kannh Amal jo keete duni vich Darga aaye kam

English Translation

The body is nourished by water and grain. The mortal comes into the world with high hopes. But when the Messenger of Death comes, it breaks down all the doors. It blinds and gages the mortal, before the eyes of beloved of his beloved brothers. Behold, the mortal being is going away, carries on the shoulders of four men. Fareed, only those good deeds done in the world will be of any use in the Court of the Lord. (Translation: S. S. Khalsa)

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Baba Farid (1173–1266) was a Punjabi poet and saint of the Chishti order of Sufism. He is among the first known Punjabi poets. He is also one of the fifteen Sikh Bhagats within Sikhism and his selec...

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