ਫਰੀਦਾ ਕਿੜੀ ਪਵੰਦੀਈ
rIdw kwlˆØI ijnI n rwivAw DaulI rwvY koie ] (1378-10, slok, syK PrId)
Fareed, those who did not enjoy their Spouse when their hair was black – hardly any of them enjoy Him when their hair turns grey.
PrIdw kwlI DaulI swihbu sdw hY jy ko iciq kry ] (1378-11, slok, mhlw 3)
Fareed, whether one’s hair is black or grey, our Lord and Master is always here if one remembers Him.
jo sYqwin vM\wieAw sy ikq Pyrih icq ]15] (1378-14, slok, syK PrId)
But those whom the devil has spoiled – how can they turn their consciousness towards God?
PrIdw Kwku n inMdIAY KwkU jyfu n koie ] (1378-15, slok, syK PrId)
Fareed, do not slander the dust; noting is as great as dust.
jIvidAw pYrw qlY muieAw aupir hoie ]17] (1378-16, slok, syK PrId)
When we are alive, it is under our feet, and when we are dead, it is above us. ||17||
PrIdw mMfp mwlu n lwie mrg sqwxI iciq Dir ] (1380-19, slok, syK PrId)
Fareed, do not focus on mansions and wealth; center your consciousness on death, your powerful enemy.
PrIdw iet isrwxy Buie svxu kIVw liVE mwis ] (1381-9, slok, syK PrId)
Fareed, a stone will be your pillow, and the earth will be your bed. The worms shall eat into your flesh.