Chh. #185-199 (Bhujang Praiaath Chhand, Aek Achharee Chhand, Bhujang Praiaath Chhand)

Chh. #185-199 (Bhujang Praiaath Chhand, Aek Achharee Chhand, Bhujang Praiaath Chhand)
Although this is the last section of the translation, there is no way this should be your last time reflecting upon Jaap Sahib. It is a Nitnem Bani for a reason, contemplate upon Vaheguru's Traits daily and each second. Let us make use of this human life and connect with Guru Sahib.

ਭੁਜੰਗ ਪ੍ਰਯਾਤ ਛੰਦ ॥
Bhuja[n]g Praiaath Chha[n]dh
Name of Chhand

ਨਮੋ ਸੂਰਜ ਸੂਰਜੇ ਨਮੋ ਚੰਦ੍ਰ ਚੰਦ੍ਰੇ ॥
Namo Sooraj Soorajae; Namo Cha[n]dhr Cha[n]dhrae
Namaskaar to You, Oh Sun of the suns;
Namaskaar to You, Oh Moon of the moons
ਨਮੋ ਰਾਜ ਰਾਜੇ ਨਮੋ ਇੰਦ੍ਰ ਇੰਦ੍ਰੇ¹ ॥
Namo Raaj Raajae; Namo Ei[n]dhr Ei[n]dhrae
Namaskaar to You, Oh King of kings;
Namaskaar to You, Oh Indra of indras
¹ Glory-holder
ਨਮੋ ਅੰਧਕਾਰੇ² ਨਮੋ ਤੇਜ ਤੇਜੇ ॥
Namo A[n]dhhkaarae; Namo Thaej Thaejae
Namaskaar to You, Oh [the One who] remains constant/unwavering in the darkness
Namaskaar to You, Oh Radiance/Prakash among the radiant
² “Jug Chhatheeh KeeO Gubaaraa” Namaskaar to the Master which is present within the Darkness; or, Namaskaar to the Form of Darkness (A[n]dhhkaar = Darkness); Darkness because You have expanded the Maya
ਨਮੋ ਬ੍ਰਿੰਦ ਬ੍ਰਿੰਦੇ ਨਮੋ ਬੀਜ ਬੀਜੇ³ ॥੧੮੫॥
Namo Bri[n]dh Bri[n]dhae; Namo Beej Beejae
Namaskaar to You, Oh the Largest among large amounts/sizes
Namaskaar to You, Oh [One] Seed of seeds
³ meaning, Smallest of all [subtlest]; Seed is the smallest and is one, the Tree has branches, plants, fruits, flowers and is quite large; a) Seed, also means the Origin of creation, the Causer of All

ਨਮੋ ਰਾਜਸੰ ਤਾਮਸੰ ਸਾਂਤ ਰੂਪੇ ॥
Namo Raajas[ng] Thaams[ng] Saa[n]th Roopae
Namaskaar to You, Oh Form of Tam, [Raj], Sat [3 Qualities of Maya]
ਨਮੋ ਪਰਮ ਤੱਤੰ ਅਤੱਤੰ ਸਰੂਪੇ¹ ॥
Namo Param Thath[ng] Athath[ng] Saroopae
Namaskaar to You, Oh the Form of Paramaatham and Form of Maya
¹ Paramthathw = Paramaathmaa; Athathw = opposite of [the former]; Maya or Material or Everything which is Anaatham [Jarr]; meaning; staying unwavering within Rajo, Tamo; Athath (= Maya) within the Form of the world, You are the Form of Param Thathw (Paarbraham)
ਨਮੋ ਜੋਗ ਜੋਗੇ ਨਮੋ ਗਿਆਨ ਗਿਆਨੇ ॥
Namo Jog Jogae; Namo Giaan Giaanae
Namaskaar to You, Oh the Form of Yoga among Yoga;
Namaskaar to You, Oh the Giaan/Wisdom within Giaan/Wisdom
ਨਮੋ ਮੰਤ੍ਰ ਮੰਤ੍ਰੰ ਨਮੋ ਧਿਆਨ ਧਿਆਨੇ ॥੧੮੬॥
Namo Ma[n]thr Ma[n]thr[ng]; Namo Dhiaan Dhiaanae
Namaskaar to You, Oh the Form of Mantra within mantras;
Namaskaar to You, Oh the Concentration/Focus among concentration/focus

ਨਮੋ ਜੁਧ¹ ਜੁਧੇ ਨਮੋ ਗਿਆਨ ਗਿਆਨੇ ॥
Namo Judhh Judhhae; Namo Giaan Giaanae
Namaskaar to You, Oh the Form of the Battle among Battles
Namaskaar to You, Oh the Form of Giaan/wisdom among Giaan/wisdom
¹ or, the Form of a Warrior in the War
ਨਮੋ ਭੋਜ² ਭੋਜੇ ਨਮੋ ਪਾਨ ਪਾਨੇ³ ॥
Namo Bhoj Bhojae; Namo Paan Paanae
Namaskaar to You, Oh the Form of Anand/Bliss within anand/bliss
Namaskaar to You, Oh the Form of Protection within protecting
² Bhuj = BhogNaa, Ana[n]d laiNaa [enjoyment]; or, The Form of Food among foods; meaning the Taste within Food
³ Sanskrit, Paa = To Protect; a) Paan Paanae = the Bliss/Enjoyment within drinking liquids
ਨਮੋ ਕਲਹ⁴ ਕਰਤਾ ਨਮੋ ਸਾਂਤ ਰੂਪੇ⁵ ॥
Namo Kalah Karthaa; Namo Saa[n]th Roopae
Namaskaar to You, Oh the Creator of Chaos (and) the Form of Peace
⁴ Kal = also means counting
⁵ No one can look at a storm and see that the cause of this is the sun [weather is related to the relationship with earth and the sun]
ਨਮੋ ਇੰਦ੍ਰ ਇੰਦ੍ਰੇ⁶ ਅਨਾਦੰ ਬਿਭੂਤੇ ॥੧੮੭॥
Namo Ei[n]dhr Ei[n]dhrae Anaadh[ng] Bibhoothae
Namaskaar to You, Oh the Glory among the Glorious and the One who is free from wealth from the beginning [of time]
⁶ The Form of Sense among Senses

ਕਲੰਕਾਰ ਰੂਪੇ ਅਲੰਕਾਰ ਅਲੰਕੇ¹ ॥
Kala[n]kaar Roopae Ala[n]kaar Ala[n]kae
The Cause of Beauty and the Form of Decoration/Ornament among decorations/ornaments
¹ Kal = Beauty; peace; Ala[n]kae = Form of Decoration; A) Kala[n]kaar = the remover of blemishes; meaning, bad actions cause blemishes and bhakti causes glory/praise
ਨਮੋ ਆਸ ਆਸੇ² ਨਮੋ ਬਾਂਕ ਬੰਕੇ³ ॥
Namo Aas Aasae; Namo Baa[n]k Ba[n]kae
Namaskaar to You, Oh the Form of Desire among desires;
Namaskaar to You, Oh the [One with] Beautiful Words
² In [common] Punjabi, Aas wishes/desires; if the Paath is ‘Aasy’ then the meaning is mouth (Sanskrit, Aasy = Mouth); A) You are the Fulfiller of Desires
³ Ba[n]kae = the One looking from corner of eye (Baak=) who’s speech is;
A) if Paath is Baa[n]k then Baa[n]kiaa dhae Baa[n]kae, meaning the Glory of the Glorious
ਅਭੰਗੀ ਸਰੂਪੇ ਅਨੰਗੀ ਅਨਾਮੇ ॥
Abha[n]gee Saroopae Ana[n]gee Anaamae
[Your] Form is unbreakable, free from a body (and) free from having a name
ਤ੍ਰਿਭੰਗੀ ਤ੍ਰਿਕਾਲੇ⁴ ਅਨੰਗੀ ਅਕਾਮੇ ॥੧੮੮॥
Thribha[n]gee Thrikaalae Ana[n]gee Akaamae
The Destroyer of the three tenses (past, present, future) and the three realms (Heavens, Hells, and Earth);
Free from having a body and free from desires
⁴ or, within the 3 tenses

ਏਕ ਅਛਰੀ ਛੰਦ ॥
Aek Achharee Chha[n]dh
Name of Chhand

ਅਜੈ ॥ ਅਲੈ ॥
Ajai; Alai
[You are] Undefeatable;
[You are] free from being destroyed
ਅਭੈ ॥ ਅਬੈ ॥੧੮੯॥
Abhai; Abai
[You are] Fearless;
[You are] free from changing

ਅਭੂ ॥ ਅਜੂ¹ ॥
Abhoo; Ajoo
[You are] free from taking birth
[You are] Unwavering/Unmoving/Stable
¹ Sanskrit, Joo = Chaal [style of walking]; Gathee [State]
ਅਨਾਸ ॥ ਅਕਾਸੁ² ॥੧੯੦॥
Anaas; Akaas[u]
[You are] free from being destroyed;
[You are] Complete (Brahm)
² Completely filled like the sky; or omnipresent

ਅਗੰਜ ॥ ਅਭੰਜ ॥
Aga[n]j Abha[n]j
[You are] free from being destroyed;
[You are] Unbreakable
ਅਲੱਖ ॥ ਅਭਖ¹ ॥੧੯੧॥
Alakh; Abhakh
[You are] away from understanding;
[You are] away from speech
¹ That who cannot be spoken of

ਅਕਾਲ ॥ ਦਿਆਲ ॥
Akaal; Dhiaal
[You are] free from kaal [time/death]
[You are] Merciful/Compassionate
ਅਲੇਖ ॥ ਅਭੇਖ ॥੧੯੨॥
Alaekh; Abhaekh
[You are] outside of writing or having a written Karmic account
[You are] free from having a form or look/garb/dress

ਅਨਾਮ ॥ ਅਕਾਮ ॥
Anaam; Akaam
[You are] free from having a name;
[You are] free from having desires
ਅਗਾਹ¹ ॥ ਅਢਾਹ² ॥੧੯੩॥
Agaah; Atdaah
[You are] without a place;
[You are] Uncrossable/Unreachable
¹ The depths of whom cannot be found; who cannot be reached
² without a bank/shore/limit (Tdaahaa=bank)

ਅਨਾਥੇ³ ॥ ਪ੍ਰਮਾਥੇ ॥
Anaathhae; Pramaathhae
[You are] without a Master;
[You are] free from being broken into pieces
³ meaning; there is no one besides Vaheguru
ਅਜੋਨੀ ॥ ਅਮੋਨੀ⁴ ॥੧੯੪॥
Ajonee; Amonee
[You are] free from taking birth;
[You are] the Master of Baanee
⁴A+Monee= who cannot be quiet; the Speaker

ਨ ਰਾਗੇ ॥ ਨ ਰੰਗੇ ॥
n Raagae; n Ra[n]gae
[You] do not have emotional attachments nor colours
ਨ ਰੂਪੇ ॥ ਨ ਰੇਖੇ ॥੧੯੫॥
n Roopae; n Raekhae
[You] do not have a Form;
[You] do not have a face

ਅਕਰਮੰ ॥ ਅਭਰਮੰ ॥
Akaram[ng]; Abharam[ng]
[You are] free from doing actions;
[You are] free from ignorance
ਅਗੰਜੇ ॥ ਅਲੇਖੇ ॥੧੯੬॥
Aga[n]jae; Alaekhae
[You are] Indestructible;
[You are] outside of writing or outside of Karmic accounts

ਭੁਜੰਗ ਪ੍ਰਯਾਤ ਛੰਦ ॥
Bhuja[n]g Praiaath Chha[n]dh

ਨਮਸਤੁਲ ਪ੍ਰਨਾਮੇ¹ ਸਮਸਤੁਲ ਪ੍ਰਣਾਸੇ ॥
namasthul Pranaamae Samasthul PraNaasae
Namaskaar to You, Oh who are Worthy of Bowing Down/Revering to;
The Destroyer of All
¹ PraNaam = Namaskaar; if the Paath is PariNaam then it means the one which changes
ਅਗੰਜੁਲ ਅਨਾਮੇ² ਸਮਸਤੁਲ ਨਿਵਾਸੇ³ ॥
Aga[n]jul Anaamae Samasthul nivaasae
[You are] free from being destroyed; free from having a name; who resides within everyone;
² Anaam=free from having a name; Anaamy=free from disease
³ Omnipresent
ਨ੍ਰਿਕਾਮੰ ਬਿਭੂਤੇ⁴ ਸਮਸਤੁਲ ਸਰੂਪੇ ॥
Nrikaam[ng] Bibhoothae Samasthul Saroopae
[You are] free from desires (then Master of all) wealth (and) [the One] who takes on all Forms
⁴ or, whose wealth is desireless
ਕੁਕਰਮੰ ਪ੍ਰਣਾਸੀ ਸੁਧਰਮੰ ਬਿਭੂਤੇ⁵ ॥੧੯੭॥
Kukaram[ng] PraNaasee Sudhharam[ng] Bibhoothae
[You are] The Destroyer of bad karam/actions; Blesser of good karam/actions
⁵ You attach [weight] (originally wealth but daas interpreted as material, as in worldly glory) to those with the Highest Dharam

ਸਦਾ ਸਚਦਾਨੰਦ ਸਤ੍ਰੰ ਪ੍ਰਣਾਸੀ¹ ॥
Sadhaa Sachdhaana[n]dh Sathr[ng] PraNaasee
(You are) always Sat-Chit-Anand (and) the Destroyer of Enemies
¹ Sath[i]+Chith+Ana[n]dh=Sachdhaana[n]dh; The Description of Paramaatmaa’s Nature
ਕਰੀਮੁਲ² ਕੁਨਿੰਦਾ³ ਸਮਸਤੁਲ ਨਿਵਾਸੀ ॥
Kareemul Kuni[n]dhaa Samasthul nivaasee
[You are] The Creator of the Merciful and the One who resides within everyone
² Arabic, Karam=Blessing; Kareem means the One who blesses
³ Kuni[n]dhah=The Doer/Creator; meaning You are the Creator of the Compassionate/Merciful
ਅਜਾਇਬ ਬਿਭੂਤੇ⁴ ਗਜਾਇਬ ਗਨੀਮੇ ॥
Ajaaeib Bibhoothae Gajaaeib Ganeemae
(Your) Material/Maya/Wealth is Wonderful and the One who acts Furiously towards the Enemy;
⁴ Mastery; Wealth, Treasure; Spiritual Power
ਹਰੀਅੰ ਕਰੀਅੰ ਕਰੀਮੁਲ ਰਹੀਮੇ ॥੧੯੮॥
Hareea[ng] Kareea[ng] Kareemul Raheemae
[You are] The One who takes away/Destroys, the Creator; Compassionate [and] The One who acts with Mercy

ਚੱਤ੍ਰ ਚੱਕ੍ਰ ਵਰਤੀ ਚੱਤ੍ਰ ਚੱਕ੍ਰ ਭੁਗਤੇ ॥
Chathr Chakr Varthee Chathr Chakr Bhugathae
[You are] present in all four corners and enjoy all four directions
ਸੁਯੰਭਵ² ਸੁਭੰ ਸਰਬਦਾ ਸਰਬ ਜੁਗਤੇ² ॥
Suai[m]bhav Subh[ng] Sarbadhaa Sarab Jugathae
[You are] Self-Existent and is Emanating Glory and is always connected to everyone
¹ Suthae Prakaash = Self-Radiating
² or, the One who connects everyone/thing together;
or, united; the union of attributes and the fruits that follow from this
ਦੁਕਾਲੰ³ ਪ੍ਰਣਾਸੀ ਦਇਆਲੰ ਸਰੂਪੇ ॥
Dukaal[n]g PraNaasee Dheiaal[ng] Saroopae
The One who stops the two times;
The One who is the Form of Compassion
³ Du+Kaal = Two Events of Life and Death are quite scary;
It is Kartaar (Doer) who protects us from this; Dukhaal=Death Time. bad time
ਸਦਾ ਅੰਗ ਸੰਗੇ ਅਭੰਗੰ ਬਿਭੂਤੇ ॥੧੯੯॥
Sadhaa A[n]g Sa[n]gae Abha[n]g[ng] Bibhoothae
[Vaheguru] is always as close as our own limbs and
Free from destruction; wealth/material belongs to Vaheguru (or Vaheguru takes on this Form)

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