This poem was written by Guru Darshan Kaur, who put the words together from parts of lectures given by Yogi Bhajan at KWTC (Khalsa Women’s Training Camp).  Sat Peter Singh, Krishna Kaur and Guru Dass Singh then collaborated to put it to music.  This audio version is sung by Sat Peter Singh. 

Here are the lyrics:

Bring your troubles to me, child of God,
I will hold you in my arms forever.
The longing of your soul has finally brought you to my feet,
Saints and angels are beckoning to thee.

Himalaya, Himalaya, I’m as strong and holy as those mountains that you see.
We can climb those steps to God, just give your heart to me.

There’s no reason to fear, child of God.
Past is past and now it’s time to leave it.
Though you may be worried that someday we’ll have to part
Eternal love is dwelling in our hearts.

Himalaya, Himalaya, I’m as strong and holy as those mountains that you see.
We can climb those steps to God, just put your faith in me.

Soon we’ll be united, child of God.
Worldly woes and cares are gone forever.
Stars and moons will light our way throughout eternity.
Grace of God will guide us through our path of destiny.

Himalaya, Himalaya, I’m as strong and holy as those mountains that you see.
We can climb those steps to God, those steps will set you free.

Guru Gobind Singh sat in their midst,
Hemkunt was his place.
He made the Khalsa from nothing but the mist,
Brought to the world the purest race.

Himalaya, Himalaya, I’m as strong and holy as those mountains that you see.
We can climb those steps to God, just give your heart to me.

All white covered heads, range after range*,
Bring you the delight of strength.
So, you can walk as sons and daughters in this land,
Walking tall like the saints.

Himalaya, Himalaya, I’m as strong and holy as those mountains that you see.
We can climb those steps to God, I’m waiting there for thee.

In that place of solitude and inner space,
The rishi’s mind found perfection.
The Lord came down to tell him, face to face,
To take a human incarnation.
To lead mankind to their highest state of mind.
That in those lofty peaks, God consciousness they’d find.

Himalaya, Himalaya, I’m as strong and holy as those mountains that you see.
We can climb those steps to God, those steps will set you free.
We can climb those steps to God, I’m waiting there for thee.
We can climb those steps to God, just give your heart to me.
Himalaya, Himalaya, Himalaya, Himalaya.


*”All white covered heads, range after range” – is a play on both the Himalaya mountain peaks and the 3HO Sikhs wearing white turbans on their heads.

This song is part of the album, “Ballads of the Khalsa” which you can purchase from Sat Nam Europe.