Guru Granth


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Guru Granth

(ɡrʌnt) or

Guru Granth Sahib

n
(Other Non-Christian Religious Writings) the sacred scripture of the Sikhs, believed by them to be the embodiment of the gurus. Also called: Adi Granth
[from Punjabi, from Sanskrit grantha a book]
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The museum's authority has displayed the holy scripture of Sikhism called Guru Granth Sahib on the PALKI in the middle of the gallery.
Summary: New Delhi (India), Aug 31 (ANI): On the occasion of Sri Guru Granth Sahib first Prakash Purb celebrations, Union Home Minister Amit Shah said that Prime Minister Narendra Modi government will complete the work on Kartarpur Sahib Corridor within the time frame.
He also refused to take oath on Guru Granth Sahib and asked for Waris Shah's 'Heer Ranjha' instead.
I have the Guru Granth Sahib at home where I can pay obeisance.
He compiled the first official edition of the Sikh scripture called the Adi Granth, which later expanded into the Guru Granth Sahib.
Describing Punjab as the land of gurus and criticising Akalis for sacrilege, Priyanka said those who destroyed Sri Guru Granth Sahib were destroying the soul of Punjab.
It was then followed by five men dressed as the Panj Piaras or beloved ones and the Guru Granth Sahib carried on a float and hundreds of worshippers on foot.
A nagar kirtan refers to a Sikh parade that is led by the Punj Pyare (the five beloved ones, who represent the first five Sikh to have been initiated) and the Sri Guru Granth Sahib or the Sikh scripture, which is placed in a decorated float.
Some miscreants entered into temple and set holy books on fire including Sri Guru Granth Sahib and Geeta Sahib and also smashed the statues Housed within it desecrated.
Their Holy Book 'Guru Granth Sahib' was torn-up (openly) in 2015.
"The Cabinet has approved insertion of section 295AA to the Indian Penal Code to provide that whatever causes injury, damage or sacrilege to Guru Granth Sahib, Baghwad Geeta, Holy Quran and Holy Bible with the intention to hurt the religious feelings of the people shall be punished with imprisonment for life".
It is his words and teachings that are documented in the holy text of Sikhism, called the Guru Granth Sahib.