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Parvardigar – guitar tab

Parvardigar | guitar tab
By Pete Townshend
>From Who Came First, 1972
(c)1971 Universal Spiritual League ( G.B.)

#----------------------------------PLEASE NOTE---------------------------------#
#This file is the author's own work and represents their interpretation of the #
#song. You may only use this file for private study, scholarship, or research. #
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Transcribed by
Joe Haak
jhaak@erols.com

NOTE: Lyric corrections/suggestions by Virginia Cassidy

Added 1999-04-13                 Whotabs                 www.thewho.net/whotabs/

tune to: C G C G C D

                     C        Cma7
     C   C(ma9)   (no 3rd)  (no 3rd)   C6/9   C(2)   C6/9   C(2)
D |--x------x-------x----------x---------0-----0-------0-----0-----
C |--4------2-------0----------x---------0-----0-------0-----0-----
G |--0------0-------0----------4---------2-----0-------2-----0-----
C |--0------0-------0----------0---------0-----4-------0-----4-----
G |--0------0-------0----------0---------0-----0-------0-----0-----
C |--0------0-------0----------0---------0-----0-------0-----0-----


                           C          Cma7
      C   C(ma9)       (no 3rd)     (no 3rd)        C6/9 C(2) C6/9 C(2)
D |---x------x-----------x-------------x--------------0---0-----0---0--
C |---4------2-----------0-------------x--------------0---0-----0---0--
G |---0------0-----------0-------------4--------------2---0-----2---0--
C |---0------0-----------0-------------0--------------0---4-----0---4--
G |---0------0-----------0-------------0--------------0---0-----0---0--
C |---0------0-----------0-------------0--------------0---0-----0---0--
[1]
 O Pa-var-di-gar, the preserver and protector of all,


                            C      Cma7
        C      C(ma9)   (no 3rd) (no 3rd) C6/9   C(2)  C6/9   C(2)
  D |---x---------x--------x-------x-------0-----0------0-----0-----
  C |---4---------2--------0-------x-------0-----0------0-----0-----
  G |---0---------0--------0-------4-------2-----0------2-----0-----
  C |---0---------0--------0-------0-------0-----4------0-----4-----
  G |---0---------0--------0-------0-------0-----0------0-----0-----
  C |---0---------0--------0-------0-------0-----0------0-----0-----

Without beginning are you, Lord,   without end.


                           A(add
       F/C    C     Bb(2)  sus4)    D(2)
  D |---3-----2-------0-----0--------4-----------
  C |---0-----0-------0-----1--------4-----------
  G |---2-----0-------3-----2--------2-----------
  C |---0-----0-------2-----4--------2-----------
  G |---x-----x-------3-----x--------x-----------
  C |---x-----x-------x-----x--------x-----------

   Non dual beyond compare, none can measure you;


                                      A(add
       F/C        C         Bb(2)     sus4)         D(2)    G  D(2) C
  D |---3---------2-----------0--------0-------------4------5---4-----
  C |---0---------0-----------0--------1-------------4------2---4-----
  G |---2---------0-----------3--------2-------------2------4---2-----
  C |---0---------0-----------2--------4-------------2------2---2-----
  G |---x---------x-----------3--------x-------------x------x---x-----
  C |---x---------x-----------x--------x-------------x------x---x-----

Without colour, expression or form nor attributes to lend.


                             C      Cma7
              C  C(ma9)  (no 3rd) (no 3rd)    C6/9  C(2)  C6/9  C(2)
        D |---x-----x------x--------x----------0----0------0----0--
        C |---4-----2------0--------x----------0----0------0----0--
        G |---0-----0------0--------4----------2----0------2----0--
        C |---0-----0------0--------0----------0----4------0----4--
        G |---0-----0------0--------0----------0----0------0----0--
        C |---0-----0------0--------0----------0----0------0----0--

[2] You are unlimited, and none can plumb your depth,


                          C      Cma7
    C   C(ma9)        (no 3rd) (no 3rd) C6/9   C(2)  C6/9   C(2)
D |-x------x-------------x-------x-------0-----0------0-----0-----
C |-4------2-------------0-------x-------0-----0------0-----0-----
G |-0------0-------------0-------4-------2-----0------2-----0-----
C |-0------0-------------0-------0-------0-----4------0-----4-----
G |-0------0-------------0-------0-------0-----0------0-----0-----
C |-0------0-------------0-------0-------0-----0------0-----0-----

  Imperishable beyond conception by our  minds.

                               A(add
          F/C   C    Bb(2)     sus4) D(2)
     D |---3----2------0--------0-----4-----------
     C |---0----0------0--------1-----4-----------
     G |---2----0------3--------2-----2-----------
     C |---0----0------2--------4-----2-----------
     G |---x----x------3--------x-----x-----------
     C |---x----x------x--------x-----x-----------

None can divide you, O God, you are  Eternal!


                               A(add
     F/C        C    Bb(2)     sus4)  D(2) D(2)
D |---3---------2------0--------0------4----4---
C |---0---------0------0--------1------4----4---
G |---2---------0------3--------2------2----2---
C |---0---------0------2--------4------2----2---
G |---x---------x------3--------x------x----x---
C |---x---------x------x--------x------x----x---

      None can see you but with eyes divine.


     Bb(2)  C   D(2)  D(2)       Eb6  F(2) G(2)
D |----0----2----4-----4----------x----7----9---
C |----0----0----4-----4----------0----7----9---
G |----3----0----2-----2----------8----5----7---
C |----2----0----2-----2----------7----5----7---
G |----3----x----x-----x----------8----x----0---
C |----x----x----x-----x----------x----x----x---


      G(2)  Cm6/G      G(2)  Cm6/G       G(2)  Cm6/G G(2)
D |----9------7---------9------7----------9------7----9--
C |----9------9---------9------9----------9------9----9--
G |----7------8---------7------8----------7------8----7--
C |----7------7---------7------7----------7------7----7--
G |----0------0---------0------0----------0------0----0--
C |----x------x---------x------x----------x------x----x--

   You always were, you always are    and always will be.


                            C       Cma7
            C C(ma9)     (no 3rd)  (no 3rd) C6/9  C(2)  C6/9  C(2)
      D |---x----x---------x----------x-------0----0------0----0--
      C |---4----2---------0----------x-------0----0------0----0--
      G |---0----0---------0----------4-------2----0------2----0--
      C |---0----0---------0----------0-------0----4------0----4--
      G |---0----0---------0----------0-------0----0------0----0--
      C |---0----0---------0----------0-------0----0------0----0--

[3] You are everywhere, in everything and beyond,


                    C      Cma7
       C C(ma9) (no 3rd) (no 3rd) C6/9   C(2)  C6/9   C(2)
  D |--x----x------x-------x-------0-----0------0-----0-----
  C |--4----2------0-------x-------0-----0------0-----0-----
  G |--0----0------0-------4-------2-----0------2-----0-----
  C |--0----0------0-------0-------0-----4------0-----4-----
  G |--0----0------0-------0-------0-----0------0-----0-----
  C |--0----0------0-------0-------0-----0------0-----0-----

In the firmament above and in the deep.


                              A(add
     F/C      C   Bb(2)       sus4)  D(2)
D |---3-------2-----0----------0------4-----------
C |---0-------0-----0----------1------4-----------
G |---2-------0-----3----------2------2-----------
C |---0-------0-----2----------4------2-----------
G |---x-------x-----3----------x------x-----------
C |---x-------x-----x----------x------x-----------

   On all the seven planes and futher on,


                                   A(add
             F/C     C    Bb(2)    sus4)  D(2)    G   D(2)  C
        D |---3------2------0-------0------4------5----4----2--
        C |---0------0------0-------1------4------2----4----0--
        G |---2------0------3-------2------2------4----2----0--
        C |---0------0------2-------4------2------2----2----0--
        G |---x------x------3-------x------x------x----x----x--
        C |---x------x------x-------x------x------x----x----x--

In all that's hidden to our eyes in all we see.


                           C         Cma7
               C C(ma9) (no 3rd)   (no 3rd) C6/9  C(2)  C6/9  C(2)
         D |---x----x-----x-----------x-------0----0------0----0--
         C |---4----2-----0-----------x-------0----0------0----0--
         G |---0----0-----0-----------4-------2----0------2----0--
         C |---0----0-----0-----------0-------0----4------0----4--
         G |---0----0-----0-----------0-------0----0------0----0--
         C |---0----0-----0-----------0-------0----0------0----0--

[4] Beyond the trinity of worlds, and in them all,


                  C          Cma7
     C   C(ma9) (no 3rd)   (no 3rd)      C6/9   C(2)  C6/9   C(2)
D |--x------x------x---------x------------0-----0------0-----0-----
C |--4------2------0---------x------------0-----0------0-----0-----
G |--0------0------0---------4------------2-----0------2-----0-----
C |--0------0------0---------0------------0-----4------0-----4-----
G |--0------0------0---------0------------0-----0------0-----0-----
C |--0------0------0---------0------------0-----0------0-----0-----

 You cannot be perceived, on no one shall depend.


                             A(add
     F/C      C  Bb(2)      sus4)      D(2)
D |---3-------2----0---------0----------4-----------
C |---0-------0----0---------1----------4-----------
G |---2-------0----3---------2----------2-----------
C |---0-------0----2---------4----------2-----------
G |---x-------x----3---------x----------x-----------
C |---x-------x----x---------x----------x-----------

    O Parvardigar, preserve, protect us all,


                              A(add
       F/C        C     Bb(2)  sus4)   D(2) D(2)
  D |---3---------2-------0-----0-------4----4---
  C |---0---------0-------0-----1-------4----4---
  G |---2---------0-------3-----2-------2----2---
  C |---0---------0-------2-----4-------2----2---
  G |---x---------x-------3-----x-------x----x---
  C |---x---------x-------x-----x-------x----x---

Without beginning are you Lord, without end.


     Bb(2)  C   D(2)  D(2)       Eb6  F(2) G(2)
D |----0----2----4-----4----------x----7----9---
C |----0----0----4-----4----------0----7----9---
G |----3----0----2-----2----------8----5----7---
C |----2----0----2-----2----------7----5----7---
G |----3----x----x-----x----------8----x----0---
C |----x----x----x-----x----------x----x----x---


      G(2)  Cm6/G      G(2)  Cm6/G       G(2)  Cm6/G G(2)
D |----9------7---------9------7----------9------7----9--
C |----9------9---------9------9----------9------9----9--
G |----7------8---------7------8----------7------8----7--
C |----7------7---------7------7----------7------7----7--
G |----0------0---------0------0----------0------0----0--
C |----x------x---------x------x----------x------x----x--

   You always were, you always are    and always will be.


            C           F/C   C G(no 3rd)
      D |---2------------3----2--0---------
      C |---0------------0----0--2---------
      G |---0------------2----0--0---------
      C |---0------------0----0--2---------
      G |---x------------x----x--0---------
      C |---x------------x----x--x---------

You are the Creator, the Lord of lords,


      C            F/C    C  G(no 3rd)
D |---2-------------3-----2---0---------
C |---0-------------0-----0---2---------
G |---0-------------2-----0---0---------
C |---0-------------0-----0---2---------
G |---x-------------x-----x---0---------
C |---x-------------x-----x---x---------

  The Knower of all minds and hearts,


      D(2)           C            G(no 3rd) D(2)
D |----4-------------2-------------0---------4-----
C |----4-------------0-------------2---------4-----
G |----2-------------0-------------0---------2-----
C |----2-------------0-------------2---------2-----
G |----x-------------x-------------0---------x-----
C |----x-------------x-------------x---------x-----

[Who Came First version]
     Omnipotent, omnipresent, from you  we  cower.

[all other versions; preferred]
     Omnipotent, omnipresent, o'er all  you tower.


       D(2)                 C     G(no 3rd) D(2)
 D |----4-------------------2------0---------4-----
 C |----4-------------------0------2---------4-----
 G |----2-------------------0------0---------2-----
 C |----2-------------------0------2---------2-----
 G |----x-------------------x------0---------x-----
 C |----x-------------------x------x---------x-----

You are Knowledge, Infinite Bliss, Infinite Power.

                             C       Cma7
                 C C(ma9) (no 3rd) (no 3rd)  C6/9  C(2)  C6/9  C(2)
           D |---x---x-----x---------x--------0----0------0----0--
           C |---4---2-----0---------x--------0----0------0----0--
           G |---0---0-----0---------4--------2----0------2----0--
           C |---0---0-----0---------0--------0----4------0----4--
           G |---0---0-----0---------0--------0----0------0----0--
           C |---0---0-----0---------0--------0----0------0----0--

[5]  You are the Ocean of Knowledge, knowing all;

                  C        Cma7
     C C(ma9) (no 3rd)   (no 3rd) C6/9   C(2)  C6/9   C(2)
D |--x----x------x----------x-------0-----0------0-----0-----
C |--4----2------0----------x-------0-----0------0-----0-----
G |--0----0------0----------4-------2-----0------2-----0-----
C |--0----0------0----------0-------0-----4------0-----4-----
G |--0----0------0----------0-------0-----0------0-----0-----
C |--0----0------0----------0-------0-----0------0-----0-----

     Infinitely knowing, we can but tell.

                             A(add
     F/C        C Bb(2)      sus4)        D(2)
D |---3---------2---0---------0------------4-----------
C |---0---------0---0---------1------------4-----------
G |---2---------0---3---------2------------2-----------
C |---0---------0---2---------4------------2-----------
G |---x---------x---3---------x------------x-----------
C |---x---------x---x---------x------------x-----------

  The knower of the past, the present, and future,


                                 A(add
       F/C      C  Bb(2)         sus4)     D(2) D(2)
  D |---3-------2----0-------------0---------4----4---
  C |---0-------0----0-------------1---------4----4---
  G |---2-------0----3-------------2---------2----2---
  C |---0-------0----2-------------4---------2----2---
  G |---x-------x----3-------------x---------x----x---
  C |---x-------x----x-------------x---------x----x---

       Crowning even this - you're Knowledge itself.


                       C     Cma7
         C  C(ma9)  (no 3rd) (no 3rd)  C6/9  C(2)  C6/9  C(2)
   D |---x----x------x--------x----------0----0------0----0--
   C |---4----2------0--------x----------0----0------0----0--
   G |---0----0------0--------4----------2----0------2----0--
   C |---0----0------0--------0----------0----4------0----4--
   G |---0----0------0--------0----------0----0------0----0--
   C |---0----0------0--------0----------0----0------0----0--

[6]  All merciful, benevol----ence      eternal,

                         C        Cma7
            C C(ma9) (no 3rd)   (no 3rd)   C6/9   C(2)  C6/9   C(2)
       D |--x----x------x----------x---------0-----0------0-----0--
       C |--4----2------0----------x---------0-----0------0-----0--
       G |--0----0------0----------4---------2-----0------2-----0--
       C |--0----0------0----------0---------0-----4------0-----4--
       G |--0----0------0----------0---------0-----0------0-----0--
       C |--0----0------0----------0---------0-----0------0-----0--

You are the trinity of Knowledge, Truth, and Bliss.

                                         A(add
           F/C        C        Bb(2)     sus4)      D(2)
      D |---3---------2----------0--------0----------4-----------
      C |---0---------0----------0--------1----------4-----------
      G |---2---------0----------3--------2----------2-----------
      C |---0---------0----------2--------4----------2-----------
      G |---x---------x----------3--------x----------x-----------
      C |---x---------x----------x--------x----------x-----------

You are the Source of Truth, the one with infinite attributes,

                          A(add
          F/C C   Bb(2)   sus4)  D(2) D(2)
     D |---3--2-----0-------0------4----4---
     C |---0--0-----0-------1------4----4---
     G |---2--0-----3-------2------2----2---
     C |---0--0-----2-------4------2----2---
     G |---x--x-----3-------x------x----x---
     C |---x--x-----x-------x------x----x---

You're the Ocean of Love we sorely miss.


     Bb(2)  C   D(2)  D(2)       Eb6  F(2) G(2)
D |----0----2----4-----4----------x----7----9---
C |----0----0----4-----4----------0----7----9---
G |----3----0----2-----2----------8----5----7---
C |----2----0----2-----2----------7----5----7---
G |----3----x----x-----x----------8----x----0---
C |----x----x----x-----x----------x----x----x---


      G(2)  Cm6/G      G(2)  Cm6/G       G(2)  Cm6/G G(2)
D |----9------7---------9------7----------9------7----9--
C |----9------9---------9------9----------9------9----9--
G |----7------8---------7------8----------7------8----7--
C |----7------7---------7------7----------7------7----7--
G |----0------0---------0------0----------0------0----0--
C |----x------x---------x------x----------x------x----x--

   You always were, you always are    and always will be.


            C               F/C      C   G(no 3rd)
      D |---2----------------3-------2------0---------
      C |---0----------------0-------0------2---------
      G |---0----------------2-------0------0---------
      C |---0----------------0-------0------2---------
      G |---x----------------x-------x------0---------
      C |---x----------------x-------x------x---------

You are the Ancient one, the highest of the high.


        C         F/C  C  G(no 3rd)
  D |---2----------3---2---0---------
  C |---0----------0---0---2---------
  G |---0----------2---0---0---------
  C |---0----------0---0---2---------
  G |---x----------x---x---0---------
  C |---x----------x---x---x---------

You are Prabhu and Parameshwar


      D(2)    C         G(no 3rd) D(2)
D |----4------2----------0---------4-----
C |----4------0----------2---------4-----
G |----2------0----------0---------2-----
C |----2------0----------2---------2-----
G |----x------x----------0---------x-----
C |----x------x----------x---------x-----

Beyond God, beyond, beyond God are You,


       D(2)                 C     G(no 3rd) D(2)
 D |----4-------------------2------0---------4-----
 C |----4-------------------0------2---------4-----
 G |----2-------------------0------0---------2-----
 C |----2-------------------0------2---------2-----
 G |----x-------------------x------0---------x-----
 C |----x-------------------x------x---------x-----

        Parabrahma       Elahi and Allah Yezdan.


     C             G(no 3rd)    D(2)   C        D(2)
D |--2--------------0------------4-----2---------4---
C |--0--------------2------------4-----0---------4---
G |--0--------------0------------2-----0---------2---
C |--0--------------2------------2-----0---------2---
G |--x--------------0------------x-----x---------x---
C |--x--------------x------------x-----x---------x---

     Yezdan A-hur-a-maz-da   and God,  God the Beloved.


                               C          Cma7
 G  D(2)C   C(ma9)       (no 3rd)     (no 3rd)       C6/9 C(2) 6/9 C(2)
|5---4--x------x-----------x-------------x-------------0---0----0---0--
|2---4--4------2-----------0-------------x-------------0---0----0---0--
|4---2--0------0-----------0-------------4-------------2---0----2---0--
|2---2--0------0-----------0-------------0-------------0---4----0---4--
|x---x--0------0-----------0-------------0-------------0---0----0---0--
|x---x--0------0-----------0-------------0-------------0---0----0---0--

   O Pa-var-di-gar, the preserver and protector of all,


                            C      Cma7
        C      C(ma9)   (no 3rd) (no 3rd) C6/9   C(2)  C6/9   C(2)
  D |---x---------x--------x-------x-------0-----0------0-----0-----
  C |---4---------2--------0-------x-------0-----0------0-----0-----
  G |---0---------0--------0-------4-------2-----0------2-----0-----
  C |---0---------0--------0-------0-------0-----4------0-----4-----
  G |---0---------0--------0-------0-------0-----0------0-----0-----
  C |---0---------0--------0-------0-------0-----0------0-----0-----

Without beginning are you, Lord,   without end.


                               A(add
       F/C    C       Bb(2)    sus4)     D(2) D(2)
  D |---3-----2---------0--------0---------4----4---
  C |---0-----0---------0--------1---------4----4---
  G |---2-----0---------3--------2---------2----2---
  C |---0-----0---------2--------4---------2----2---
  G |---x-----x---------3--------x---------x----x---
  C |---x-----x---------x--------x---------x----x---

You are named Ezad, the only one worthy of worship.

                              A(add
           F/C C    Bb(2)     sus4) D(2) D(2)
      D |---3--2------0---------0-----4----4---
      C |---0--0------0---------1-----4----4---
      G |---2--0------3---------2-----2----2---
      C |---0--0------2---------4-----2----2---
      G |---x--x------3---------x-----x----x---
      C |---x--x------x---------x-----x----x---

We sing the universal prayer to you: Amen.


     Bb(2)  C   D(2)  D(2)       Eb6  F(2) G(2)
D |----0----2----4-----4----------x----7----9---
C |----0----0----4-----4----------0----7----9---
G |----3----0----2-----2----------8----5----7---
C |----2----0----2-----2----------7----5----7---
G |----3----x----x-----x----------8----x----0---
C |----x----x----x-----x----------x----x----x---


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