ਅਕਾਲ ਪੁਰਖ ਕੀ ਆਗਯਾ ਪਾਇ, ਪ੍ਰਗਟਿ ਭਯੋ ਰੂਪ ਮੁਨਿਵਰ ਕੋ ॥
By the command of Akaal Purkh, [the Khalsa was created] with the form of [sacred] Muni ‘s.

ਜਟਾ ਜੂਟ ਨਖ ਸਿਖ ਕਰ ਪਾਵਨ, ਭਗਤ ਸੂਰ ਦ੍ਵ ਰੂਪ ਨਰਵਰ ਕੋ ॥
With the long hair from the topnot to the nail of the toe, like a Muni, and the form of both a devoted worshipper [bhagat] and warrior [soor].

ਚਕ੍ਰਵੈ-ਪਦ ਦਾਤ ਧੁਰਿ ਪਾਯੋ, ਧਰਮਰਾਜ ਭੁੰਚਤਿ ਗਿਰਿਵਰ ਕੋ ॥
The ‘Chakarvarti Raj’ [Kingdom which is victorious wherever the Army is present] has been given by the Lord, not even Dharamraj has been given such a high status

ਉਦਯ ਅਸਤ ਸਾਮੁਦ੍ਰ ਪ੍ਰਯੰਤੰ, ਅਬਿਚਲ ਰਾਜ ਮਿਲਯੋ ਸੁਰਪੁਰ ਕੋ ॥੪॥
From where the sun rises to where it sets, across all the oceans, [The Khalsa] has received the timeless Raj [kingdom] from Sachkhand

ਪੰਥ ਖਾਲਸਾ ਭਯੋ ਪੁਨੀਤਾ, ਪ੍ਰਭੁ ਆਗਯਾ ਕਰਿ ਉਦਿਤ-ਭਏ ॥
The Panth Khalsa has been created Pure, under the permission of the Lord, [the Khalsa] is shining bright [of purity]

ਮਿਟਯੋ ਦ੍ਵੈਤ ਸੰਜੁਗਤਿ ਉਪਾਧਿਨਿ ਅਸੁਰ ਮਲੇਛਨ ਮੂਲ ਗਏ ॥
Duality [in the mind] was destroyed, they attained the highest position and became One [with the Lord], the root of their bad [asur malech] qualities were destroyed. Asur[demons] Malech [invaders] can also refer to the Turks at the time who were destroyed by the Khalsa.

ਧਰਮ ਪੰਥ ਖਾਲਸਾ ਪ੍ਰਚੁਰ-ਭਯੋ, ਸਤਿ ਸ਼ਿਵੰ ਪੁਨਯ ਰੂਪ ਜਏ ॥
The manifestation of Panth Khalsa’s Dharam[was created], they are the form of truth, liberation and purity.
*Alternate interpretation is that this to how Khalsa is Sat Shiv Saroop, the true form of Shiv Ji

ਕਛ, ਕੇਸ, ਕ੍ਰਿਪਾਨਨ ਮੁਦ੍ਰਿਤ, ਗੁਰ ਭਗਤਾ ਰਾਮਦਾਸ ਭਏ ॥੫॥
Kach, Kesh, and Kirpan – these three signs made followers of the Guru the servants [also] of the Lord

ਕਾਲ ਉਪਾਸਕ ਛਤ੍ਰਿਯ ਧਰਮਾ, ਰਣ ਕਟਿ ਕਸਿ ਪ੍ਰਧਾਨ ਅਏ ॥
Worshipers of Death and followers of the Kshatriya way, wearing a waistband [kamar kassa] they [the Khalsa] are the supreme warriors.

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