Hymns for the conclusion of the Sikh service.
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Published by Sikh Cultural Society of Great Britain in Edgware (88 Millison Way, Edgware, Middx HA8 5QW) .
Written in English


  • Sikh hymns, English.

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Edition Notes

Originally published, Edgware , Sikh Courier, 1977.

ContributionsSikh Cultural Society of Great Britain.
LC ClassificationsBL2018.32
The Physical Object
Pagination(4)p. ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19311311M

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Start studying Ch. 6: Encountering Sikhism. Learn vocabulary, terms, and more with flashcards, games, and other study tools. In , the first edition of the Sikh scripture, Adi Granth, was complete and officially approved by Guru Arjan. It was installed at the Golden Temple, with Baba Buddha as the first granthi or reader. No hymns were added by Guru Hargobind, Guru Har Rai and Guru Har the Sikh tradition, Guru Hargobind is credited for adding the rāga tunes for nine out of 22 Vars. The hymns of the Sikh Gurus: All hymns written by the Sikh Gurus end with the name ‘Nanak’. Guru Arjan gave a heading consisting of a word ‘Mehla’ meaning the body and a number spoken as first, second and so on representing the Gurus in the successive order i.e. 1 is Guru Nanak, 2 is Guru Angad, 3 is Guru Amardas, 4 is Guru Ramdas. Guru Arjan the Fifth Sikh Guru compiled the original version of the Guru Granth Sahib. The Guru's older brother Prithi Chand as well as others had started passing off some of his own compositions as the hymns of the Gurus.