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Amrit Sanchar 2011 at Gurdwara Guru Har Rai Sahib Ji West bromwich

Waheguru Ji Ka Khalsa Waheguroo Ji Ki Fateh!


Sangat Ji, its been really a great blessing of Satguru Dhan Sri Guru Nanak Dev Ji Maharaj. There is going to be an Amrit Sanchar at the Guru Har Rai Sahib Ji Gurdwar West Bromwich on the

16 April 2011 at 7PM & Kirtan Darbar from 6 to 11 pm

During an Amrit Sanchaar, Naam manifested in the Divine-Name (Gur Mantar) is given by the Guru (in the form of the Panj Pyaare) to the seeker. The Guru-Roop Panj Pyaare awaken or reveal the Naam within the seeker that leads to the beginning of the Spiritual Journey of Gurmat:

Historical Background of Amrit Sanchar

Sri Guru Gobind Singh Ji, on the occasion of Baisakhi of 1699 A.D., chose "Panj Piaras" who rose at the call of Guru Sahib to offer their heads, and created "Khalsa Panth". At this historical occasion of great importance Guru Sahib prepared "Amrit" (Khandey Di Pahul) by reciting five "Banis" namely, Japji Sahib, Jaap Sahib, Sudha Swaye, Chaupai Sahib and Anand Sahib and baptized those chosen five Sikhs with it.

Amrit is compulsory

After that Sri Guru Gobind Singh Ji took "Amrit" from "Panj Piaras". From that day, to take "Amrit" (Khandey Di Pahul) from "Panj Piaras" was made compulsory by Guru Sahib for coming into the fold of "Khalsa". In this connection Sri Guru Gobind Singh Ji has clearly given directives in one of the "Rehatnamas" (Manual for code of conduct)

" Pratham rehat eh jaan khandey ki pahul chhake"

Rules (Rehats) and Prohibitions (Kurehats)

a) Rehats

1.Five Kakaar : To keep five "Kakaars" ( Kesh, Kangha, Kachh, Kara and Kirpan)

was made compulsory after taking "Amrit".

2. Five Banis : To recite five Banis daily( Japji Sahib, Jaap Sahib, Sudha Sawaye,

Chaupai Sahib and Anand Sahib) in the morning and in the

evening So Dar Rehras and at night Kirtan Sohila.

3.Only Guru Sri Guru Granth Sahib Ji :

After taking Amrit, Guru of a Sikh is only Sri Guru Granth Sahib ji.

4.No Discrimination of Caste :

To treat all human being as equal. There should be no

discrimination of caste or creed.

b) Prohibitions (Kurehats)

1.Cutting Hair : Cutting hair is strictly forbidden in Sikhism. From your head down

to your toes, no hair is to be plucked, cut, burnt or

pically/surgically removed.

2.Intoxication : Consumption of alcohol, drugs, tobacco and other intoxicants is

not allowed. Intoxicants are strictly forbidden for a Sikh.

3.Adultery : In Sikhism, the husband and wife must be physically faithful to

one another. The women other than wife should be treated as

sisters and mothers. And for women all other men are just like

fathers and brothers.

4.Meat : Sikhs are strictly prohibited from eating meat.

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