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How many Sikhs, Saints and Guru's Bani is there in the Guru Granth Saheb?

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Asked by QueSera Sera, 25 Nov '12 12:37 pm
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Sri Guru Granth Sahib contains 5894 hymns. Bsides the hymns of Sikh Gurus, it includes 937 hymns of fifteen other saints and eleven poet laureates of the Gurus court whose compositions tallied with the gospel of the Sikh faith.
Answered by Anil K Chugh, 25 Nov '12 03:39 pm

 
  
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The Guru Granth Sahib contains the scriptures of the Sikhs. It is an anthology of prayers and hymns which contain the actual words and verses as uttered by the Sikh Gurus. The Guru Granth Sahib, also known as the Adi Granth, consists of 1430 pages and has 5864 verses. Its contents are referred to as bani or gurbani. An individual hymn is a shabad.

The Granth was compiled by the fifth Sikh guru, Guru Arjan Dev ji. He undertook the enormous task of collecting, compiling, and scrutinizing the hymns and compositions of Guru Nanak and his predecessors. He decided to include not only the hymns of the Gurus but also that of other saints. At the invitation of the Guru, followers of different sects, both Hindu and Muslim, came to the Guru and recited the hymns of their teachers. Guru Arjan chose only those hymns which echoed sentiments he wanted to inculcate in his own community. After the selections were made, the Guru dictated the hymns to Bhai Gurdas ji, who wrote the Granth Sahib.
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Source: http://www.sikhismguide.org/granth.aspx
Answered by Quest, 25 Nov '12 12:41 pm

 
  
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1 Takht Sri Akal Takht Sahib at Amritsar, Punjab.

2 Takht Sri Keshghar Sahib at Anandpur Sahib, Punjab.

3 Takht Sri Harmandir Sahib, at Patna, Bihar.

4 Takht Sri Hazoor Sahib at Nanded, Maharashtra.

5 Takht Sri Damdama Sahib at Sabo ki Talwandi in Bathinda, Punjab.
Answered by jaya, 25 Nov '12 12:39 pm

 
  
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