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Sorry brother, I am not too knowledgeable as to why this form of jhatka is performed. Perhaps it is done as opposed to doing jhatka of goats?

Just wanted to post a photo I found of naryal jhatka:

http://www.flickr.com/photos/akaalmedia/31...57612255402011/

If the person to whom this photo belongs reads this post or frequents this forum, please accept my humble apologies for placing a link to this photo - I hope you do not mind, just came accross it and thought that it was relevent to the discussion.

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nahi bhai sahib- sant gurbachen singh didn start this maryada although he has mentioned narial jhatka maryada in his pothi 'gurbani paat darshan' and it comes under the chapter about maryada of Sri Dasam granth, that nihang singh do jhatka of ganneh and narial when bir ras shabads are read durin the Dasam Granth Sahib Akhand paat

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at some places goats are not available or there is some rukavat like lack in finance etc there are many gareeb sikhs as well who keep the akhand path of sri dasams bani and jhatka is always done at the bhog of dasam di bani da akhand path ... its a subsitute mostly followed outside india or by greeb nihang singhs in punjab its not at all opposite to bakra jhatka... and some one called it hindu ritual ... which hindu puran talks about it or which hindu community does coconut jhatka ??? come up with any source ... people should think for 5 minutes before typing or they should always have some source to backup ... even hindu rajputs dont do coconut jhatka ... yet its a hindu ritual strange ...

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It is Bipran Ki Reet Sikhism does not believe in sacrifices and offerings to God or any such things like that .Sri Akal Thakt Sahib our supreme authority bans

Via Sikh Rehat Maryada:

''Placing a pitcher, ceremonial clarified-butted-fed lamp, coconut, etc. around , during the course of the uninterrupted or any other reading of Guru Granth Sahib, or reading of other Scriptural texts side by side with or in the course of such reading is contrary to the gurmat (Guru’s way). ''

So if a coconut cannot be placed how can it be 'chatka'd' ,whats with this useless ritual did Guru Nanak Dev Ji reject such rituals of offerings and call them useless,does this not come under Koor Kireyah.

If those amongst you still want to Ignore what Akal Thakt Sahib says - do so up to ,you can stick to your

'nihang maryadas',but please don't do the pakhand of chatka-ing coconuts do what these 'nihangs' really do which is behead innocent goats then drink their blood amongst other foolish and anti gurmat rituals .

Choose 'Nangism' yes I call it nangism as it is totally the opposite to Sikhism with all these weird offerings to the 'gods' devis and what not,plus they ignore Akal Thakt.

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