24th Pauri of Japji Sahib
ant na siftee kahan na ant.
Endless are His Praises, endless are those
who speak them.
ant na karnai dayn na ant.
Endless are His Actions, endless are His
ant na vaykhan sunan na ant.
Endless is His Vision, endless is His Hearing.
ant na jaapai ki-aa man mant.
His limits cannot be perceived. What is the
Mystery of His Mind?
ant na jaapai keetaa aakaar.
The limits of the created universe cannot be perceived.
ant na jaapai paaraavaar.
Its limits here and beyond cannot be perceived.
ant kaaran kaytay billaahi.
Many struggle to know His limits,
aa kay ant na paa-ay jaahi.
but His limits cannot be found.
ayhu ant na jaanai ko-ay.
No one can know these limits.
bahutaa kahee-ai bahutaa ho-ay.
The more you say about them, the more there
still remains to be said.
vadaa saahib oochaa thaa-o.
Great is the Master, High is His Heavenly Home.
oochay upar oochaa naa-o.
Highest of the High, above all is His Name.
ayvad oochaa hovai ko-ay.
Only one as Great and as High as God
tis oochay ka-o jaanai so-ay.
can know His Lofty and Exalted State.
jayvad aap jaanai aap aap.
Only He Himself is that Great. He Himself knows Himself.
naanak nadree karmee daat. ||24||
O Nanak, by His Glance of Grace, He bestows
His Blessings. ||24||