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Gurus Favourite Guru

roshi

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Jul 4, 2006
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a very subjective question.....even i have a favorite Guru....but i think this happens a lot to ppl in sikhism....we have so much literature on some Gurus and some Gurus have not been given their due in our historical literature..that it is very natural to feel more attached to one Guru and not that much attached to some other Guru just because i havent read much about Him.....
kaur-1 said:
Is it ok to have a "favourite" or a strong attachment to a Guru.?
 

Harinder1986

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Apr 3, 2006
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Well all the Guru Jis had the same divine jot, which now continues in Guru Granth Sahib Ji. When you say favourite or a strong attachment to one Guru, if the divine jot is the same, then it automatically applies to all the Gurus. lol if you get what I am trying to say.
 
Jul 10, 2006
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Thanks for the replies but i have since moved on (for the better) in my learning process. Initially I was somehow driven to learn more about Sikhi by my strong attachement to Sri Guru Arjan Dev ji.

But I am sure others might want an answer to the above question.

For example why are sikhs from new mexico more attached to Sri Guru Ram Das ji.?
 
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For your kind consideration: some sangat may have the following divine attibutes in mind of each Guru Ji:

source: http://www.sikhworld.co.uk/page3.html

Each one of the Gurus represents a divine attribute:
  • Guru Nanak Dev Ji - Humility
    Guru Angad Dev Ji - Obedience
    Guru Amar Das Ji - Equality
    Guru Ram Das Ji - Service
    Guru Arjan Dev Ji - Self-Sacrifice
    Guru Hargobind Ji - Justice
    Guru Har Rai Ji - Mercy
    Guru Harkrishan Ji - Purity
    Guru Tegh Bahadur Ji - Tranquillity

    Guru Gobind Singh Ji - Royal Courage
    Guru Granth Sahib Ji - The living embodiment of the Gurus
 

NamHariKaur

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Jun 23, 2005
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Kaur-1 Ji;
The reason the New Mexico "white sikhs" or 3HO sikhs favor Guru Ram Das so much, is because the teacher that inspired them to become Sikhs - Yogi Bhajan - regarded Guru Ram Das as his own special guide and Guru. As for why YB favored Guru Ram Das, if I ever read that, I have forgotten what was said.

Wahe Guru!

Nam Hari Kaur, Eugene OR
 

inderpreet99

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Nov 24, 2004
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Rather than saying if its OK, I should say that the life stories of the following Gurus extremely motivate me: Guru Gobind Singh Ji and Guru Arjan Dev Ji. As you can imagine, I listen to a lot of Dhadi Vaaran.


Like you all have already said, since it is the same Divine Jot, there is really no reason for me to feel connected to only 1 Guru, rather than all.
 

Jaspreet08

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Feb 2, 2008
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For your kind consideration: some sangat may have the following divine attibutes in mind of each Guru Ji:

source: http://www.sikhworld.co.uk/page3.html


Each one of the Gurus represents a divine attribute:
  • Guru Nanak Dev Ji - Humility
    Guru Angad Dev Ji - Obedience
    Guru Amar Das Ji - Equality
    Guru Ram Das Ji - Service
    Guru Arjan Dev Ji - Self-Sacrifice
    Guru Hargobind Ji - Justice
    Guru Har Rai Ji - Mercy
    Guru Harkrishan Ji - Purity
    Guru Tegh Bahadur Ji - Tranquillity
    Guru Gobind Singh Ji - Royal Courage

    Guru Granth Sahib Ji - The living embodiment of the Gurus
Hmmmm....Very interesting. I never thought of it like this. I can definetely see some truth in these attributes assigned to each Guru Maharaj.
 

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