Akal Takht jathedar, Giani Gurbachan Singh on Saturday directed the Dharm Parchar Committee to ensure that the word "Patshahi" is only used with the name of first Sikh master Guru Nanak Dev to Sri Guru Granth Sahib
and not by any individual.
According to a 1998 edict from the Sikh holy city of Amritsar, the Guru Granth Sahib
- written by Sikh gurus and other holy men 400 years ago - should not be taken to 'hotels, banqueting halls, wedding palaces' or anywhere where meat, alcohol and cigarettes will be consumed.
People of all races, religions or gender are invited and expected to join the Sikhs in celebrating the message of universal love and brotherhood/sisterhood as taught in the Guru Granth Sahib
Sikhs obey the teachings of the 10 Gurus, which includes the sacred text, the Guru Granth Sahib
Carried behind on a decorative float is the Sikh holy book The Guru Granth Sahib
, together with priests singing hymns.
Young and old took part in a charity walk through the city's streets to celebrate the 300th anniversary of the Sri Guru Granth Sahib
Guru Arjun Dev, the fifth Guru of Sikhs writes in our Holy Scripture Guru Granth Sahib
Ji; I know that God knows my innermost desires, is my protector and provides me with all I need.
POLICE in Punjab's Kapurthala has booked 15 people on charges of thrashing three elderly Sikhs who had recited the Guru Granth Sahib
at a shrine ( Jathera).
Islamabad, July 20 ( ANI ): Another shameless incident of desecrating Sikh holy book Guru Granth Sahib
was reported at the Shikarpur gurdwara in Sindh Province of Pakistan.
At the head of each procession was the Guru Granth Sahib
- the scriptures of revelation - accompanied by five Sikhs dressed in ceremonial costume.
He said: "I will wake up at 4am, get ready and then start reciting from the holy book of Sikhs - the Guru Granth Sahib
Ji - for about two hours before having breakfast.
With music, food, fun and friendship the three-day celebration at the Gurdwara (Temple) marked the 300th anniversary of the Guruship of Sri Guru Granth Sahib
The Guru Granth Sahib
includes prayers written by the founder of Sikhism, Guru Nanak Dev Ji and religious hymns.
The Respect for Sri Guru Granth Sahib
Ji Campaign claims that the Sikh book of scriptures should not have been in a place where alcohol, meat and cigarettes were available.
Singh, Sri Guru Granth Sahib
did prachin bira (Lahore: Modern Publications, 1944), 215-34.