“koee bolai Raam Raam koee Khudhaae ||
Some call the Lord ‘Ram, Ram’, and some ‘Khuda’.
koee saevai Guseeaa koee Alaahi ||1||
Some serve Him as ‘Gusain’, others as ‘Allah’.
kaaran karan Kareem ||
He is the Cause of causes, and Generous.
kirapaa dhhaar Raheem ||1||
He showers His Grace and Mercy upon us.
koee naavai theerathh koee Haj jaae ||
Some pilgrims bathe at sacred shrines, others go on Hajj to Mecca.
koee karai poojaa koee sir nivaae ||2||
Some do devotional worship, whilst others bow their heads in prayer.
koee parrai baedh koee kathaeb ||
Some read the Vedas, and some the Koran.
koee oudtai neel koee supaedh ||3||
Some wear blue robes, and some wear white.
koee kehai thurak koee kehai hi(n)dhoo ||
Some call themselves Muslim, and some call themselves Hindu.
koee baashhai bhisath koee suragi(n)dhoo ||4||
Some yearn for paradise, and others long for heaven.
kahu Naanak jin hukam pashhaathaa ||
Says Nanak, one who realizes the Hukam of God’s Will,
prabh saahib kaa thin bhaedh jaathaa ||5||
knows the secrets of his Lord Master.”