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Jeere Vaalaa Dhanre Ghaddee - Translation

JEERE VAALAA DHANRE GHADDEE
BY SAYYED MOHAMMED SHAAH

jire vaalaa dhan re ghaddee jo din sa(n)t padhaaryaa
alee ma(n)i taa din kee balee haaree
re vaalaa ghar aa(n)gann maaraa pavitra keedhaa
moro jeev janam sadhaaree
re vaalaa dhan re ghaddee jo din sa(n)t padhaaryaa....1

jire vaalaa - dear brothers
balee haaree - offering, sacrifice
sadhaaree(sudhaaree) - improve

Dear brothers, happy and glorious was the momemt when the Saint(Guide) visited me.
I offered sacrifices to Ali on that day. Brothers, this made my house and it's precinct
holy and improved the condition of my soul(elevated it).
Happy was the moment when the Saint(Guide) visited me.

jire vaalaa jaan ajaan bhaye kirataar th
saadh sabhaa sukh kaaree
re vaalaa paaras parshe, lohaa rang palatte
to jag mag jot ujaaree
re vaalaa dhan re ghaddee jo din sa(n)t padhaaryaa....2

saadh - enlightened person
sabhaa - gathering; (morning?)

Dear brothers, knowingly and unknowingly, I embraced the Creator. In the company
of the enlightened person I experienced peace and joy(was transformed). Brother this
was in a manner of the philosopher's stone transforming the colour of iron.
The twinkling and flashing of the Light uplifted(enlightened) my mind.
Brother, happy was the moment when the Saint(Guide) visited me.

jire vaalaa adham odhaarann sa(n)t sadhaarann
par aatmaa upakaaree
re vaalaa vi(n)dit ved gaae gunn gitaa
so akall purush avataaree
re vaalaa dhan re ghaddee jo din sa(n)t padhaaryaa....3

adham(adharmee) - irreligious, impious and sinful person
odhaarann - to liberate
akall - incomprehensible
purush - male personality

Dear brothers, He(the Guide) liberates the ignorant and sinful and improves
the pious saints i.e., He elevates other souls. Brother, this is mentioned in the
sacred literature and the Gita also sings about this virtue. This male personality
(the Imaam) is indeed an incomprehensible manifestation.Brother, happy was
the moment when the Saint(Guide) visited me.

jire vaalaa sa(n)t charann raj sureenar ichhe
dharam raaha sardhaaree
re vaalaa naav rupe jug taarann karannaa
to bhav bhaye bhanjan haaree
re vaalaa dhan re ghaddee jo din sa(n)t padhaaryaa....4

charann raj - clay at the feet of
dharam rahaa - the path of religion
sardhaaree(sardaaree) - leadership
naav rupe - in the form of a boat
bhav - age, time
bhay - fears, anxieties
bhanjanhaar - remover of, breaker of

Dear brothers, the pious momins desire even the clay at the feet of the Saint(Guide).
He is indeed the leader of the Path of religion. Brother, in the form of a boat He takes
us across the ocean(of material existence) and all the fears and anxieties of the age
are removed under His protection.
Brother, happy was the moment when the Saint(Guide) visited me.

jire vaalaa or upaay nahi hay taran ko
ye hay taranakee baaree
re vaalaa chott na laage us sa(n)t ku
jamaddaa rahyaa jakh maareeyaa
re vaalaa dhan re ghaddee jo din sa(n)t padhaaryaa....5

or upaay - no other remedy
jakh maareeyaa - to become powerless
jamaddaa - agent of death

Dear brothers, there is no other remedy for the salvation of your souls. This is the only
means of crossing over(the ocean of material existence). The head of the saint is not
burdened by the thoughts of death because the agent of death becomes powerless
against the Light of the Guide which makes the person immortal.
Brother, happy was the moment when the Saint(Guide) visited me.

jire vaalaa hari gunn sa(n)t sadaa sir more
to jugaa jug sharann sadhaaree
re vaalaa jaagyaa bhaagye gur soh dev bhettyaa
to sayyed muhammed shaah karaaree
re vaalaa dhan re ghaddee jo din sa(n)t padhaaryaa....6

Dear brothers, the saintly person always bows his head(in aknowledgement) of the
praises of the Lord. This self surrender to the higher will improves until immortality is
achieved. Brothers, this happens when good fortune arises and you are embraced by
the Light of Peer Sadardeen(the Guide). This is a (timeless) promise given by Sayyed Mohammed Shaah.
Brother, happy was the moment when the Saint(Guide) visited me.

Source: 
Heritage Society Collection

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