"May the light of Holy Guru Granth Sahib
Ji continue to guide us and provide us the strength to serve our nation better.
The three-day Besakhi festival begins on the first day of Besakh (April 11), the fifth month of the Bikrami calendar, with the recitation of the Guru Granth Sahib
. The 1,430-page scripture is recited during the three days without pause.
Leading it were groups of Sewadar, who sprayed the road with water, followed by groups with sweeping brushes ahead of a float carrying priests and the Sikh holy scriptures, the Guru Granth Sahib
There are two halls in the darbar, in one of which is placed the Guru Granth Sahib
. The other serves as a Kirtan Halland Pathshala where the young Hindus are taught the Gurmukhi script - thus enabling them to understand the Guru Granth Sahib
This festival also marks conversion of Adi Granth into Guru Granth Sahib
and finalizing many other elements of Sikh religion.
According to the bill, a marriage ceremony, or Anand Karaj " which is defined as"the lawful union of a Sikh male and Sikh female" " will be performed in accordance with the religious practices as permitted in the Sikh religious text Guru Granth Sahib
. The ceremony would be performed by a male or female called a"Granthi"who would read out from Guru Granth Sahib
According to the bill, a marriage ceremony, or Anand Karaj - which is defined as "the lawful union of a Sikh male and Sikh female" - will be performed in accordance with the religious practices as permitted in the Sikh religious text Guru Granth Sahib
. The ceremony would be performed by a male or female called a "Granthi" who would read out from Guru Granth Sahib
ISLAMABAD:A lecture on Dissolving Boundries: Guru Granth Sahib
a symbol of cultural syncretism would be held here at National Institute of Folk and Traditional Heritage (Lok Virsa) on Jan 8.
Sant Ji delivered the translation of Guru Granth Sahib
Ji, and spoke of the work which has been done in India thanks to money donated by the Gurdwara.
There will be a number of colourful floats, with the procession led by a float carrying the Sri Guru Granth Sahib
Ji, the Sikh's holy scriptures, which for Sikhs is the embodiment of the living Guru.
This event is observed every year on first day of Besakh, the 5th month of the Bikrami calendar falls on April 12 with the recitation of the Guru Granth Sahib
, eleventh and the last Guru.
Bajwa asserted he took this risk as Congress vice- president Rahul Gandhi is to lead a delegation to President Pranab Mukherjee on November 19 seeking a probe by a sitting SC judge into the police firing at Behbal Kalan and series of incidents of sacrilege of Guru Granth Sahib
that the Badal government had failed to prevent.
Releasing the manifesto, AAP chief Arvind Kejriwal said it was prepared after four months of intense research and that it was party's "Geeta, Bible, Quran and Guru Granth Sahib
" which will be implemented point-by-point if voted to power.
During the procession they chanted prayers and verses from the Guru Granth Sahib
, their holy book.