Ardas – Prayer

Ek-Oankar. Waheguroo Ji Ki Fateh
God is One. All victory is of the Wondrous Guru (God).

Sri Bhagouti ji Sahai
May the respected sword (God in the form of the Destroyer of evil doers) help us!

Vaar Sri Bhagouti Ji Ki Paatshaahee Dasvee
Ode of the respected sword recited by the Tenth Guru.

Pritham Bhagouti Simar Kai, Guru Naanak Layee Dhiyae
First remember the sword (God in the form of Destroyer of evil doers); then remember and meditate upon Guru Nanak.

Angad Gur Te Amar Das, Raamdaasai Hoye Sahai
Then remember and meditate upon Guru Angad, Guru Amar Das and Guru Ram Das: May they help us!

Arjan Hargobind No Simrou Sri Har Rai
Remember and meditate upon Guru Arjan, Guru Hargobind and Respected Guru Har Rai.

Sri HarKrishan Dhiyaa-eeai Jis Dhithi Sabh Dukh Jaye
Remember and meditate upon respected Guru Har Krishan, by having the sight of whom, all pains vanish.

Teg Bahadur Simareeai Ghar No Nidh Avai Dhai
Remember and meditate upon Guru Tegh Bahadur; and then nine sources of wealth will come hastening to your home.

Sabh Thai Ho-e Sahaai
Oh Respected Gurus! kindly help us everywhere.

(*This is the end of the section written by Guru Gobind Singh ji, the rest was compiled after the Guru’s time.)

Dasvaa Paatshaah Guru Gobind Singh Ji Sabh Thai Ho-e Sahaai
May the kind, the respected Tenth Guru Gobind Singh assist us everywhere.

Dasa Paatsaaheea Di Jot Sri Guru Granth Sahib Ji, De Paath Deedaar Daa Dhiyaan Dhar Ke Bolo Ji Waheguroo
Think and meditate upon the divine light of the Ten Kings contained in the respected Guru Granth Sahib and turn your thoughts to the divine teachings of and get pleasure by the sight of Guru Granth Sahib; Utter Wahe Guru (Wondrous God)!

Panja Piyariya, Chauhaa Sahibzadiya, Chaliya Mukhtiya, Huthiya, Jupiya, Tupiya, Jina Nam Jupiya, Vand Shakiya, Deg Chalaaee, Teg Vaahee, Dekh Ke Andhith Keetaa, Tinhaa Piariyaa, Sachiaariyaa Dee Kamaaee, Da Dhiyaan Dhar Ke Bolo Ji Waheguroo
Think of the deeds of the Five Beloved Ones, of the four sons (of Guru Gobind Singh); of the Forty Martyrs; of the brave Sikhs of indomitable determination; of the devotees steeped in the colour of the Name; of those who were absorbed in the Name; of those who remembered the Name and shared their food in companionship; of those who started free kitchens; of those who wielded their swords (for preserving truth); of those who overlooked others shortcomings; All the aforesaid were pure and truly devoted ones; Utter Wahe Guru (Wondrous God)!

Jinaa Singhaa Singhneeyaa Ne Dharam Het Sees Dithe, Bund Bund Kuttai, Khopriya Luhayiya, Charukriya Te Churhe, Aariaa Naal Chiraae Ge, Gurdwaraiya Di Seva Layee Kurbaniya Keethiya, Dharam Nehee Haariye, Sikhi Kesaa Suwaasaa Naal Nibaahee, Tina Dee Kamaaee Daa Dhiyaan Dhar Ke Bolo Ji Waheguroo
Think of and remember the unique service rendered by those brave Sikh men as well as women, who sacrificed their heads but did not surrender their Sikh Religion; Who got themselves cut to pieces from each of the joints of the body; Who got their scalps removed; Who were tied and rotated on the wheels and broken into pieces; Who were cut by saws; Who were flayed alive; Who sacrificed themselves to upkeep the dignity of the Gurdwaras; Who did not abandon their Sikh faith; Who kept their Sikh Religion and saved their long hair till their last breath; Utter Wahe Guru (Wondrous God)!

Saarey Takhta Sarbat Gurdwariya Daa Dhiyaan Dhur Ke Bolo Ji Waheguroo
Turn your thoughts to all of the seats of Sikh Religion and all the Gurdwaras; utter Wahe Guru (Wondrous God)!

Prithme Sarbat Khaalsaa Ji Ki Ardaas Hai Ji, Sarbat Khaalsaa Ji Ko Waheguroo Waheguroo Waheguroo Chit Aavai Chit Aavan Ka Sadkaa Surab Sukh Hovai
First the entire respected Khalsa make this supplication that may they meditate on Your Name; and may all pleasures and comforts come through such meditation.

Jahaa Jahaa Khaalsaa Ji Saahib, Tahaa Tahaa Ruchhiya Riyaa-it, Deg Teg Fateh, Bira Ki Paij, Panth Ki Jeet, Sree Saahib Ji Sahaai Khaalse Ji Ko Bol Baaley, Bolo Ji Waheguroo
Wherever respected Khalsa is present, give Your protection and grace; May the free kitchen and sword never fail; Maintain the honour of your devotees; Confer victory upon the Sikh people; May the respected sword always come to our assistance; May the Khalsa always get honours; Utter Wahe Guru (Wondrous God)!
Sikhaa Noo Sikhee Daan, Kesh Daan, Rehit Daan, Bibek Daan, Bharosaa Daan, Daanaa Sir Daan Naam Daan, Chounkiyaa Jhande Bunge Jugo Jug Attal, Dharam Ka Jai Kaar Bolo Ji Waheguroo

Kindly confer upon the Sikhs the gift of Sikhism, the gift of long hair, the gift of observing Sikh laws, the gift of divine knowledge, the gift of firm faith, the gift of belief and the biggest gift of Name. O God! May the choirs, the mansion and the banners exist forever; may the truth ever triumph; utter Wahe Guru (Wondrous God)!

Sikhaa Daa Man Neevaa, Mat Uchee, Mat Pat Daa Raakhaa Aap Waheguroo
May the minds of all the Sikhs remain humble and their wisdom exalted; O God! Your are the protector of wisdom.

Hey Nimaneeaa De Maan, Nitaneeaa De Taan, Nioteeaa Di Ot, Sachey Pita Waheguroo (Aap Di Hazoor…)
O True Father, Wahe Guru! you are the honour of the meek, the Power of the helpless ones, the shelter of the shelterless, we humbly make prayer in your presence…..(substitute the occasion or prayer made here).

Akhar Vaadhaa Ghaataa Bhul Chuk Maaf Karnee, Sarbat De Kaaraj Raas Karney.
Kindly pardon our errors and shortcomings in reciting the above Prayer. Kindly fulfill the objects of all.

Seyee Piyare Mel, Jina Miliya Teraa Naam Chit Aavai, Naanak Naam Chardi Kala, Tere Bhaaney Sarbat Daa Bhalaa
Kindly cause us to meet those true devotees by meeting whom, we may remember and meditate upon Your Name. O God! through the True Guru Nanak, may Your Name be exalted, and may all prosper according to Your will.

Waheguroo Ji Ka Khaalsaa Waheguroo Ji Ki Fateh
The Khalsa belongs to God; all victory is the victory of God.

har har kirapaa karahu sukhadhaathae dhaehu sathigur charan ham dhhooraa ||

O Lord, Har, Har, O Giver of Peace, please, grant Your Grace, and bless me with the dust of the feet of the True Guru – Guru Raam Daas Ji

Sukh Vele Shukrana, Dukh Vele Ardaas, Har Vele Simran.