It marks the place where the Guru spent years in meditation.
For us, the Guru Granth Sahib Ji is not a book, but a living Guru because it contains Waheguru's words.
If we suppose that the guru answers each of the questions that he raises, Guru-ology is therefore progressive—it answers all the questions it raises—and it is therefore successful.
Do not leave out the definite article in such constructions as “style guru David Marsh said ... “ It should be “The style guru David Marsh” (if there are other style gurus) or “David Marsh, the style guru, ... “ (if you feel only one person merits such a description)
The tradition of willing service and obedience to the guru is still observed.
Guru, in Sikhism, any of the first 10 leaders of the Sikh religion of northern India.
He was appointed Guru in 1539 and prepared for the further expansion of the Sikh community.
Guru Ram Das (1534–81), the fourth Guru, was the son-in-law of Guru Amar Das.
He was succeeded as Guru by the Adi Granth, or Guru Granth Sahib (Guru Granth Personified).
Guru Arjan’s collection included works by the first five Gurus, but there was relatively little by Guru Angad.
At his death came the fourth event, the passing of the mystical Guru from its 10 human bearers to the Guru Granth Sahib.
Well-known performers of kathakali include Guru Chandu Panikkar, Guru Kunju Kurup, Ramunni Nair, and Kalamandalam Krishna Nair.
Two Sikh leaders, Guru Arjan and Guru Tegh Bahadur, were executed by order of the reigning Mughal emperor on grounds of political opposition.
In 1699 the tenth guru, Guru Gobind Rai, chose Vaisakhi as the occasion to transform the Sikhs into a family of soldier saints, known as the Khalsa Panth.
Guru Nanak, the founder of Sikhism, said ‘Air is the Guru, Water the Father, and the Earth is the Great Mother’ (Guru Granth Sahib, page 8).
Many Sikhs believe that the Guru Granth Sahib is the Eternal Guru, and the word of God within the Guru Granth Sahib will be forever important.
Upon Nanak’s death the eternal Guru was embodied, in turn, in each of Nanak’s successors until, with the death of Guru Gobind Singh, it was enshrined in the holy scripture of the Sikhs, the Guru Granth Sahib.
Punjabi University in Patiala was opened in 1962 with strong Sikh support, followed by Guru Nanak University (now Guru Nanak Dev University) in Amritsar in 1969, founded to honour the quincentenary of the birth of Guru Nanak.
The Adi Granth, as discussed above, is believed by Sikhs to be the abode of the eternal Guru, and for that reason it is known to all Sikhs as the Guru Granth Sahib—in full, the Adi Sri Guru Granth Sahibji (“The Most Revered Granth Which Is the Guru”).
From that time on, the religious authority of the Guru was considered to be vested in the sacred scripture, the Adi Granth, into which the spirit of the Eternal Guru was said to have passed and which Sikhs refer to as the Guru Granth Sahib, while the secular authority rested with the elected representatives of the Sikh community, the panth.
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From that time on the religious authority of the Guru was considered to be vested in the sacred scripture the Adi Granth into which the spirit of the Eternal Guru was said to have passed and which Sikhs refer to as the Guru Granth Sahib while the secular authority rested with the elected representatives of the Sikh community the panth