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    Gurmat Vichaar | Futility Of Counting Paaths | April 12, 2016

  2. G

    Conentrating While Doing Paath?

    As a person who believes in GOD, I must confess that I have a hard time concentrating and taking time out to do paath. When I do paath, its just me reciting words that I know but not really fully understanding and taking in the meaning. I have grown up in a religious family and its not as if I...
  3. Harkiran Kaur

    Women And Akhand Paath

    Question - In Sikhi men and women are seen as equal correct? Then why are there some who think that women can not do Akhand Paath seva? More specifically I am talking about Damdami Taksal. I was in a debate recently with someone who said that women are not to do Akhand Paath or even sit...
  4. Ishna

    Sehaj Paath Experiences (non-continuous Cover-to-cover Reading)

    Sat Sri Akaal Jios For those new to the game, a sehaj paath is a non-continuous reading of Sri Guru Granth Sahib Ji from cover-to-cover. It's non-continuous because you read some pages and then you stop, and later on (whenever) you pick up where you left off and keep going, until you're done...
  5. Dr Karminder Singh

    Akhand Paath: Ritual Or Spiritual?

    Akhand Paath Ritual or Spiritual? Karminder Singh Dhillon, PhD (Boston), Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia THE SIKH REHAT MARYADA (SRM) stipulation for the akhand paath begins as follows: (a) ਅਖੰਡ ਪਾਠ ਕਿਸੇ ਭੀੜ ਜਾਂ ਉਤਸ਼ਾਹ ਵੇਲੇ ਕੀਤਾ ਜਾਂਦਾਂ ਹੈ।[1] This stipulation provides the two conditions...
  6. Ishna

    General Akhand Paath In Languages Other Than The Original

    Importing posts from this thread: http://www.sikhphilosophy.net/questions-and-answers/38756-3ho-gora-sikhs-miri-piri-academy.html
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    Can We Do Rehras In The Morning

    Waheguru Ji Ka Khalsa, Waheguru Ji Ki Fateh all, as the title says, Can We Do Rehras In the Morning?..... I usually get home late and I usually am in a rush to get home to do my recitation of the bani, the problem is when I rush my minds all over the place and can not focus on Akal Purakh...
  8. Taranjeet singh

    Sulhi Paath

    I am posting the 'Shabad' for a specific query. I am told by my wife that following ‘shahabd’ is also to be recited as a prayer to keep away the evil spirits. I am not aware of this and would like comments of learned members on this. It is called as –'sulhi-paath'. and appears on ang 825.[;Seems...
  9. Ishna

    Akhand Paath And Sitting In Darbar Sahib

    Gurfateh Basic questions, your answers are appreciated: On Akhand Paath (continuous reading of SGGS) Sikh Rehat Maryada states: "However, it should never be allowed to happen that the reader carries on the reading all by himself/herself and...
  10. spnadmin

    Is Paath Da Bhog Necessary? ਕੀ ਪਾਠ ਦਾ ਭੋਗ ਪਾਉਣ ਲਈ ਕਿਸੇ ਰਸਮ ਦੀ ਲੋੜ ਹੈ?

    Forwarded by Gyani Jarnail Singh respected SPN mentor. The Punjabi language article is by Tat Gurmat Parwaar. The English summary and discussion is by Gyani Jarnail Singh. An Essay sent out by the Tatt Gurmat Parwaar for Sikh Sangats worldwide on the Ritualised "paath da Bhog" ceremonies...
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    Does Everyone Understand The Prayers At The Gurdwara

    Ok many people go to the gurudawara and i am sure most do understand what they prayers that are being said mean. Those people who really dont understand what the prayers mean what should they do about it? Not go any more? Shuold Gurudawars start teaching more about what jaap ji saib means or...
  12. spnadmin

    [ੴ] Sehaj Paath: Santheyah GGS Academy

    Waheguru Ji Ka Khalsa, Waheguru Ji Ki Fateh ji, SEHAJ PAATH - SANTHEYAH The main objective and focus of Guru Granth Sahib Academy is to understand concept of Gurmat through Gurbani. This can only be achieved if we understand Gurbani while being read. Just reading page after page...
  13. Astroboy

    Gurbani Paath Senthia Pothi 1 (part Two)

    Prologue : Once Guru Nanak Dev Ji was sitting at Jaganath's seaside when a dreadful storm came, Bhai Mardanaji was terrified and covered his face with a cloth. Later the dreadful storm transformed into a horrible form and came to Guruji upon realizing that Guruji was sitting without any fear...
  14. Astroboy

    Gurbani Paath Senthia Pothi 1 (part One)

    Here it is my attempt, to post the prologue before commencing the relevant shabad as appears in this Senthia Pothi 1 consisting of 483 Pages. Those who wish to learn Gurbani with correct punctuations and pronounciation, please visit this ebook: Senthia Pothee 1 | Sri Guru Granth Sahib Ji Academy...
  15. Astroboy

    Lavaan - Video Transliteration (Line By Line)

    YouTube - Lavaan - Sikh Prayer
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    Akhand Paath : Significance Of Reading SGGS

    GURU GRANTH PAATH: THE SACRED READING.[1] The objective of this paper is to describe the actual meaning of the paath in Sikh tradition. For this paper the Aad Guru Granth (AGGS) [1] is considered consisting of Sabd-Parmaan which means a written testimony from the Guru used as a means of valid...
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    Is It Necessary To Understand Entire Bani?

    I may not be putting a very relevant question. But I have to clear my doubts I consider it appropriate to have the valuable opinion as to how the 'sangat' here feels about whether we or I should understand the entire Gurbani as a sikh. I don't have time and then I do not understand much Of the...
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    Ramkali Mahala 3 - Short Version Shudh Paath

    Note that the green character represent invisible nazal sounds or bindees, like sasa with bindee is sha sha, the red represent silent characters, green siharee means it should be pronounced. I published this with the help of Giani Avtar Singh Missionary. Anµdu BieAw myrI mwey siqgurU mY pwieAw...
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    Jap Ji Sahib Shoodh Paath Guide 2003 USA

    This is a copy sample of my project to teach shood paath. Let me know if you like it. It was published in Qaumi Ekta newspaper two months ago by accident. I am still proofreading for minor errors I may have made. Copyright 2003 USA. jpu jI swihb SuD pwT...
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    Prayer During Akhanda Paath Sahib

    I believe that we should not pray in the same room as the Paath is being read, because Guru is speaking and teaching us. We should not interrupt Guru Ji's reading. If you want to pray, do it in another room. Some gurdwaras have extra rooms where Guru Ji is. People pray Mad Ardaas, halfway...