Happiness is not something ready made. It comes from your own actions. ~ Dalai Lama
Bliss, Anand, Love of the one creator of all of us is a strange and mysterious phenomenon. and when we become one with that mysterious energy, happiness, peace are all spontaneous. This chant is a part Anand Sahib first sung by Sri Guru Amar Das.
— Lyrics with Meaning —
anand bha-i-aa mayree maa-ay satguroo mai paa-i-aa.
I am in bliss, o my mother, for I have found my True Guru.
satgur ta paa-i-aa sahj saytee man vajee-aa vaaDhaa-ee-aa.
I have found the True Guru, through perfect harmony, and in my mind are sounds of celebrations.
raag ratan parvaar paree-aa shabad gaavan aa-ee-aa.
Fairies have come to sing chants along me.
sabdo ta gaavhu haree kayraa man jinee vasaa-i-aa.
They, within whom God lives, sing the along these chants.
kahai naanak anand ho-aa satguroo mai paa-i-aa.
Says Nanak, I am in ecstasy, for I have found my True Guru.