In today’s divisive world, the message flowing from the Guru Granth Sahib is needed more than ever. This project aspires to make the Guru Granth Sahib accessible to English speakers globally.
As the Sikh Panth (Collective) has diversified and the Diaspora spans the globe, we are searching for a link that will connect the entire community. On the 550th anniversary of the Prakash Purab (Illumination Day) of Guru Nanak Sahib, the Sikh Research Institute (SikhRI) re-commits itself to follow ...more
Asa Ki Var
Out of the twenty-two vars recorded in the Guru Granth Sahib, Asa Ki Var is one such spiritually impactful var, that mentors an ordinary person to become Divine-like (an enlightened being full of Divi ...more
This Sabad, revealed by Guru Nanak Sahib, is recorded under the title ‘Arti’ on page 663 of Guru Granth Sahib. It has a total of four stanzas. Another stanza of ‘rahau’ (refrain or pause) is separatel ...more
On pages 762 to 763 of the Guru Granth Sahib, three Sabads are recorded together under the titles 'Kuchaji,'’ 'Suchaji' and 'Gunvanti.'’ The first two Sabads are revealed by Guru Nanak Sahib, and the ...more
In this Sabad, the Guru identifies himself with suchaji, adopting the female voice of the graceful bride or seeker. The suchaji expresses a difference in perspective than the kuchaji. She knows the path, has complete faith in the Divine, feels the Divine presence, and walks in accordance with the Will. Because of these qualities, she is no longer uncertain but calmed and content ... Coming soon!