Ginan: Kalpat jalpat maayaa e mohee – Mirage-like and false is this illusory existence in which my soul is attached

Ginan: Kalpat jalpat maayaa e mohee - Mirage-like and false is this illusory existence in which my soul is attached
God made the illusion look real and the real an illusion. He concealed the sea and made the foam visible, the wind invisible, and the dust manifest. -Rumi. Source (enlightenedrumi).

The Ginan GistBy Karim Maherali

This Ginan is about the nature of our existence bound to this mirage-like illusory material existence and with what attitude we must approach it so as not to be hypnotized by it and condemning ourselves to hell as a result. Constant awareness of our shortcomings in relation to the goodness of  God manifested in the Living Imam keeps us constantly in the state of humility and remembrance,  seeking his mercy to elevate our ethics and attain his shelter and protection.  

Holy Qur’an:

“Or who is he that will be an army unto you to help you instead of the Beneficent? The disbelievers are in naught but illusion.”(67:20)

 

kalapat jalapat māyā emoi

Audio

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1 Alnoor Saleh
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2 Nargis Balolia https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9legi_AJNsg

 

Transliteration, Translation and Commentary

 

ejee kalpat jalpat maayaa e mohee
so rakhe jeev dozake jaay ho sameejee
so allaah gunn teraa, peeyaa gunn teraa
saaheb gunn teraa, yaa shaah avagunn bahot hameraajee
sab gune ba(n)deke fazal karo moraa samee……………1

Mirage-like unreal and false is this illusory existence in which my soul has gotten attached. Lest this soul fell into hell O Lord!

O Allah! All goodness and praise is to You, O beloved! All goodness and praise is to You, O Imam! all goodness and praise is to You, O Imam! My shortcomings are too many. My Lord! Have mercy upon all the sinful creatures.

 

ejee neesee jal hove to kuchh kaar na aave
peerune farmaayaa ba(n)daa sohee kamaave.. so allaah……………2

O momins! The one who is as pure as clean water will never be affected by time.  The Guide says that such a creature will indeed be rewarded. O Allah…

Comment: This verse highlights the protective aspect of maintaining a pure soul. Through wisdom and peace, one is sheltered against the blows of time.

 

ejee haksu(n) hakeekat ba(n)daa jeenere kamaai
teen deel bheetar ba(n)de hui roshanaai…so allaah……………3

O momins!! The creature who has earned the inner reality in a truthful manner, has indeed been enlightened with joy and happiness in his/her interior(heart). O Allah…

Comment: This verse alludes to the true nature of success in life in terms of attaining enlightenment of the heart.

 

ejee peer sadardeenku(n) jeekar illaahee
gufte peer hasan kabeerdeenku(n) panaah khudaai..so allaah……………4

O momins! Peer Sadardeen spent his time in constant remembrance of God. Peer Hassan Kabeerdeen spreads (this Ginan) under the protection of God. O Allah…..

 

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