Guru Granth Sahib


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Gu·ru Granth Sa·hib

 (go͝or′o͞o grŭnt sä′hĭb, -ĭb; säb, go͝o-ro͞o′)
n.
The sacred text of Sikhism, considered by Sikhs as the eleventh and final guru and as the repository of God's revelation to humankind.

[Punjabi Gurū Granth Sāhib, gurū, guru (from Sanskrit guruḥ; see guru), granth, book (from Sanskrit granthaḥ, a tying or stringing together, composition, book, from grathnāti, to tie together, compose; akin to Persian girih, knot), sāhib, master (from Arabic ṣāḥib, companion, master; see sahib).]
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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.
The three-day Besakhi festival begins on the first day of Besakh (April 11), the fifth month of the Bikrami calendar, with the recitation of the Guru Granth Sahib. The 1,430-page scripture is recited during the three days without pause.
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