A song of pure longing and love for the Infinite!
Let it transform and heal your heart
as well as your relationships!

Mera Man Lochai

From the prayer "Shabad Hazaaray"

Those who recite this prayer shall never be separated from their beloved!

Mayraa man lochai gur darshan taa-ee

Bilap karay chaatrik kee ni-aa-ee

Trikhaa na utrarai shaant no aavai

Bin darshan sant pia-aaray jee-o

Hao gholee jee-o ghol ghumaa-ee

Gur darshan sant pi-aaray jee-o

My mind longs for a sight of my Guru.

It cries out like the thirsty chatrik bird waiting for the rain.

But the rain does not come.

Peace does not come without the sight of my beloved Guru.

I am a sacrifice, my soul is a sacrifice,

Unto the sight of my Beloved Guru.

Tayraa mukh suhaavaa jee-o sahaaj dhun baanee.

Chir ho-aa daykahy saaring paanee

Dhan so days jahaa too(n) vasi-a

Mayray sajan meet muraaray jee-o

Hoo gholee hao ghol ghumaa-ee

Gur sajan meet muraaray jee-o

Your face is so beautiful and hearing your Word brings me deep peace.

It has been so long since this chatrik has seen any water.

O, my dearest friend, O my beloved Guru.

Blessed is the ground beneath your feet.

I am a sacrifice.  I am ever a sacrifice

Unto my dearest friend and intimate,

My beloved Guru.

Ik gharee na milatay taa kalijug hotaa

Hun kad milee-ai pri-a tudh bhagavantaa

Mo-eh rain na vihaavai need na aavai

Bin daykhay gur darbaaray jee-o

Hao gholee jee-o ghol ghumaa-ee

Tis sachay gur darbaaray jee-o

Every moment I am away from you a Dark Age dawns for me.

When will I see you, O my beloved Master?

I cannot get through the night without the sight of your Court.  Sleep does not come.

I am a sacrifice, my soul is a sacrifice

Unto the Court of my True Guru.