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Laavo Laavo Ghass Ba(n)dhaavo Trattee - Translation

LAAVO LAAVO GHAAS BA(N)DHAAVO TRATTEE - PEER SADARDEEN

ejee laavo laavo ghaas ba(n)dhaavo traattee,

bhaaeere udd gayaa ha(n)saa ne padd rahee maattee..

Varannee:

deheere ga(n)dhee kaayaa geerabh na karannaa(n),

thoddaa so jeevannaa(n) aakhar vohee marannaa................1

Bring, bring the grass and make a bed to lay the corpse. Brother, the soul has flown away and the(body made of) dust has fallen.

R:

The body is filthy,do not become proud of this physical aspect. It will live for a short while and die in the end.

ejee maattee chunnee chunnee mahol banaayaa,

soheere mahol kuchh kaam na aayaa.....deheere................2

By skilful masonry he built a palace. Such a palace was of no use.

ejee la(n)kaa jesaa kott samuddhr jesee khaaee,

usare raavannkee khabar na paaee.......deheere...............3

He built a fort the size of Sri Lanka and the trench surrounding it as big as an ocean. Raavan of such stature is not known or remembered at present.

ejee ek laakh putra savaa laakh naatee,

usare raavann ghar deevaddo naa baatee...deheere.............4

One hundred thousand sons and one hundred and twenty five thousand grandsons. Raavan of such eminence was not able to sustain the light of his house.(His dynasty was annihilated.)

ejee bhanne peer sadardeen suno mere lohee,

alee nabee veenaa dujaa na koi.........deheere...............5

Peer Sadardeen teaches, listen o my blood(referring to his murids as his own blood or listen to this matter which is as important as my blood). Apart from Ali and the Prophet there is no one else.

Source: 
Heritage Society Collection

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