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Siri Guru Granth Sahib
Siri Guru Granth Sahib die Heilige Schrift, der ewig-lebende Guru der Sikhs
Der Siri Guru Granth Sahib ist die Manifestation und Offenbarung
des Göttlichen Wortes - Gurbani und die Verkörperung der zehn Satgurus.
Die Sikh Gurus haben die Hymnen im Siri Guru Granth Sahib nicht mit Ihrem eigenen Namen unterschrieben,
sondern mit dem Namen Nanak.*
Dies bedeutet, dass das Göttliche Licht von Akaal Purakh/Waheguru - Gott selbst,
sich in Guru Nanak Dev als Satguru auf Erden manifestierte. Guru Nanak Dev göttliches
Licht (Divine Light) wurde an Guru Angad Dev weitergegeben. Das göttliche Licht von Guru Angad Dev wurde an
Guru Amar Das übertragen. Dieser Prozess ging weiter bis zum zehnten Sikh Guru, Guru Gobind Singh, der den
Siri Guru Granth Sahib als den ewig-lebenden Guru der Sikhs ernannte.
Das göttliche Licht von Akaal Purakh/Waheguru hat sich in den zehn Formen der Satgurus offentbart. One Jot in Ten forms.
Der Siri Guru Granth Sahib ist die Heilige Schrift, der ewig-lebende
Guru, die höchste spirituelle Authorität der Sikhs.
Der Siri Guru Granth Sahib ist der Ewige Guru - JAAGDI JOT, das ewig-existierende Licht Gottes,
der Erleuchter, der göttliche Schöpfer, der die Welt erleuchtet.
Ein grundlegender Aspekt des Siri Guru Granth Sahib ist Seine musikalische Poesie
in Versform. Die Heilige Schrift - der ewig lebende Guru beinhaltet sowohl die Verse und Hymnen der Sikh Gurus
als auch die Hymnen von verschiedenen Bhagats und Bhatts (Hindus, Muslime und Sufi Heilige),
die von unterschiedlicher sozialer Herkunft und Religion abstammten. Sie waren im
Einklang mit den Lehren der Sikh Gurus des Einen Universellen Schöpfergottes. Aufgrund dessen wurden
sie in den Siri Guru Granth Sahib mit aufgenommen, als Ausdruck der Brüderlichkeit, Universalität und Transzendenz.
Der Siri Guru Granth Sahib enthält insgesamt 5867 Hymnen auf 1430 Seiten.
Der Siri Guru Granth offenbart sich selbst in seiner Manifestation als:
Sri Guru Nanak Dev Sahib had passed on His whole Potency to Sri Guru Angad Sahib. Sri
Guru Angad Sahib passes on the same to Sri Guru Amar Das Ji and so on. Tenth Nanak
(Sri Guru Gobind Singh) passes on the same Potency to Siri Guru Granth Sahib in terms
of Eternity. There is no distinction between Potency and the Possessor thereof. Siri
Guru Granth Sahib is the same Jaagdi Jot - Jot Roop Har Guru Nanak. Sri Guru Nanak
Sahib and Sri Guru Gobind Singh Sahib are inseparable from Siri Guru Granth Sahib and
exist in Siri Guru Granth Sahib in their fullness. That is why Sri Guru Gobind Singh
Sahib declares that He permanently abides and dwells in Siri Guru Granth Sahib. Every
Hymn of Siri Guru Granth Sahib is surcharged and pervaded with Divine fragrance, glow
and eternal presence of our beloved Lord Guru Nanak. Siri Guru Granth Sahib is the
Eternal Embodiment of the whole Shakti, Divine Wisdom, Love, Humility, Holiness and
Divinity of all the Ten Manifestations of Guru Nanak Dev.
And this is how this Sovereign Power of Siri Guru Granth Sahib is addressed to:
Dasoon Patshahion Ke Saroop,
Sahib Sri Guru Granth Sahib Ji Maharaj,
Hazara Hazoor, Jahra Jahoor,
Kalyug Ke Bohit,
Nam Ke Jahaj,
Halat Palat Ke Rakhiak,
Lok Parlok Ke Sahayak,
Dasaan Patshahian Di Hazar Nazar Jaagdi Jot,
Sahib Ji De Path Darshan Da Dhian Dhar Ke
Bolo Ji Sri Waheguru
Siri Guru Granth Sahib is the Celestial Ship of the Divine Name (Waheguru). Siri Guru Granth Sahib
is the Protector, the Saviour in this world and the worlds hereafter. Siri Guru Granth
Sahib is the Eternal Guru, Jaagdi Jot. Is the Illuminator and the Divine Sustainer of
the whole Universe. Siri Guru Granth Sahib is an Ocean of Nectar and a drop of this
Nectar is enough for emancipation.
Eh Jeonda, Jaagda, Bolda Guru Nanak Hai
Highly blessed are the souls who sail in this Celestial and Divine Ship (Siri Guru
It is a ‘Voyage Divine’, through the most dreadful Ocean of Mortality in this
Dark Age (Kaliyuga). It is a wonderful long journey in the perpetual Holy company of our most
Beloved Satguru. Wonder of wonders is that Guru Nanak Dev is all the time at our side
and never leaves us stranded for a moment. Guru Nanak Dev is our Rescuer and our
As Holy Guru Granth Sahib is a Divine Ship one can easily cross this terrible
ocean of illusion and mortality by hearing, by singing (Holy Kirtan), by reciting the
Divine Name (Waheguru) and Glories of the Lord through the Hymns of the Lord Himself.
Amrit Bani (Gurbani) was the Guru from the very beginning,
Sri Guru Nanak Sahib illuminated the world through Gurbani.
The same Divine Jot continued the process of illumination through Gurbani in
the Luminous Form of Sri Guru Angad Sahib.
Sri Guru Nanak Sahib continued the Divine process through Sri Guru Amar Das Ji and so
on. Illumination continues unabated-through the same Gurbani from Siri Guru Granth
The Form of Siri Guru Granth Sahib changes with the stage of the disciple. It
varies with the level of love.
God is Love and Love is God. In His Great Udasis Sri Guru Nanak Sahib reaches
out, in Love, to the worst sinners like Kauda the Rakshas, Sajan the Murderer, Bhooma
the Dacoit, the Lepers and the downtrodden and saves them. Eternal manifestation of
Sri Guru Nanak Sahib, Siri Guru Granth Sahib is Love and Love is Siri Guru Granth
Sahib. Siri Guru Granth Sahib is Cosmic Love and reaches out to all those who seek
solace and healing balm of the Great Emancipator.
Healing and Soothing Love of Siri Guru Gobind Singh Sahib reaches out to the
thirsty and wounded enemy, it reaches out to the whole Humanity without distinction
and discrimination. Love of Guru Gobind Singh Ji is All-Embracing and Universal.
All Glory to Sri Guru Gobind Singh Sahib who infused the whole of His
Potentiality in the Eternal Manifestation, The Eternal Guru Siri Guru Granth Sahib.
Gurbani is surcharged with all the spiritual power of the Divine/Gurus as they
had infused their whole Divine strength there in. Each and every Hymn stands fully
surcharged with the Eternal Glory of the Divine Name.
Tenth Guru Nanak permanently resides and dwells in Siri Guru Granth Sahib and
blessed indeed is the devotee to whom He so reveals Himself.
(Baba Narinder Singh Ji)
Sri Guru Gobind Singh Sahib was a Spiritual Lion, Upholder of Truth, Saviour
of the righteous and Destroyer of the unrighteous.
He was Bestower of the Nectar of Immortality, Elixir of Life Eternal. Most gracious
and compassionate Guru was Bestower of the rare boon of martyrdom and was Himself
Exemplar Supreme of total sacrifice of everything nearest and dearest. He was
Repository of all divine and human virtues and a Performer of the most wondrous deeds
in human garb which being beyond human endeavour are only possible by the Lord
To the Lovers, Guru Gobind Singh Ji is the Supreme Ideal of Tapasya, of
meditation when envisioned absorbed in deep and long meditation at Hemkunt Sahib. He
is the Supreme Ideal of Renunciation and Sacrifice as He sacrifices every thing and
every one nearest and dearest for the sake of Truth. He is the Supreme Ideal of Brahm
Vichar, Divine knowledge as the Great Author of Jaap Sahib, Bachitar Natak and of an
ocean of life giving Nectar (Bani). He is the Supreme Ideal of Divine Love Himself,
being the perfect Embodiment and Personification of His Great Proclamation.
Saach Kaho Sun Laiho Sabhai
Jin Prema Kio Tin Hi Prabh Payio
Guru Gobind Singh Ji
He is an Ideal Warrior, an Ideal Sample of Divine Perfection and Repository of
all Divine Excellences.
He is an Ideal Divine for all contemplation and meditation.
Guru Gobind Singh Ji cast the Khalsa in the image of the Divine and manifested
the Divine in the image of the Khalsa. He had refashioned the Sadh Sangat into Khalsa
on the auspicious day of Baisakhi.
This Great Religion rests on a unique foundation built up brick by brick, each
brick signifying the Grand Majesty of a unique Sacrifice and Martyrdom. Bricks cruely
arranged to brick alive the minor sons of Sri Guru Gobind Singh Sahib render Eternal
Glory to this Unique Foundation. This brick by brick foundation has been cemented by
the holy martyrdom blood of the Saviour Gurus themselves because only on such a
peerless and matchless purity and humility rests the Divine Throne of Guru Nanak Dev -
Holy Guru Granth Sahib, Purer than Purity itself.
We should pray from the core of our heart and seek Sri Guru Gobind Singh
Sahib's unbounded grace to enable us to cultivate in us the great virtues and ideals
set out by Him in His holy commandments and to become worthy of His holy mould and
sacred cast that is Khalsa.
O, My Lord, you are approachable only by true love and then you start feeding
the true aspirant with the Nectar of Divine Love yourself.
O, my Beloved Satguru, Guru Gobind Singh Ji, you hold the Mighty Power, the
Bhagauti, in your Right Hand and control everything. You lead, bless and guide your
lovers on the Royal Path of Divine Love, Prema. Without your blessings and guidance
it is not possible to tread the path of Truth, Love and Righteousness. O, my Beloved
and Great Guru, you, out of mercy, had shown the Great Path and pray now lead us lest
we go astray.
Guru Gobind Singh Ji, the Great World Teacher is the Enlightener of the World.
He is Cosmic Light - Light of the Universe. Khalsa enshrines this Cosmic Light in the
Holy Folds of his own All Pure ATAM and always recites Guru's Divine Name (Waheguru) with the
holy lips of his Ever Glowing JOT. (Excerpt: Eternal Glory)
Guru Gobind Singh übergibt die Guruschaft (Gurgadi) an Siri Guru Granth Sahib,
als ewig-lebenden Guru: "Guru Maneo Granth"
He (Sri Guru Gobind Singh) then opened the Granth Sahib, placed five paise and
solemnly bowed to it as his successor. Saying Waheguru ji ka Khalsa, Waheguru ji ki
Fateh, he walked around the Guru Granth Sahib and proclaimed:
Under orders of the Immortal Being, the Panth was created. All the Sikhs are
enjoined to accept the Granth as their Guru. Consider the Guru Granth as embodiment
of the Gurus. Those who want to meet God, can find Him in its Hymns. The Khalsa shall
rule, and its opponents will be no more, Those separated will unite and all the
devotees shall be saved.