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The Guru Granth Sahib

The Guru Granth Sahib is the holy scriptures of the Sikh faith, regarded as the ultimate authority

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Guru Nanak wrote many what?

Guru Nanak wrote many hymns

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Guru Nanak wrote many hymns and who collected and preserved them?

Guru Nanak wrote many hymns and his successors, Guru:
1. Angad
2. Amar Das
,collected and preserved them

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Guru Nanak wrote many hymns and Guru Angad and Guru Amar Das collected and preserved them.
Guru Arjan decided to do what?

Guru Arjan decided to make a collection that would have authority for all Sikhs

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Guru Nanak wrote many hymns and Guru Angad and Guru Amar Das collected and preserved them.
Guru Arjan decided to make a collection that would have authority for all Sikhs and so, with the help of Bhai Gurdas, a compiler, what was put together?

Guru Arjan decided to make a collection that would have authority for all Sikhs and so, with the help of Bhai Gurdas, a compiler, the first collection was put together

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Guru Nanak wrote many hymns and Guru Angad and Guru Amar Das collected and preserved them.
Guru Arjan decided to make a collection that would have authority for all Sikhs and so, with the help of Bhai Gurdas, a compiler, the first collection was put together, known as the what?

Guru Arjan decided to make a collection that would have authority for all Sikhs and so, with the help of Bhai Gurdas, a compiler, the first collection was put together, known as the Adi Granth

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Guru Nanak wrote many hymns and Guru Angad and Guru Amar Das collected and preserved them.
Guru Arjan decided to make a collection that would have authority for all Sikhs and so, with the help of Bhai Gurdas, a compiler, the first collection was put together, known as the Adi Granth.
It contained what?

The Adi Granth contained:
1. The hymns of the first 4 Gurus
2. Also the writings of other saints, including Hindu and Muslim writers whose ideas about God were similar to those of the Sikhs

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Guru Nanak wrote many hymns and Guru Angad and Guru Amar Das collected and preserved them.
Guru Arjan decided to make a collection that would have authority for all Sikhs and so, with the help of Bhai Gurdas, a compiler, the first collection was put together, known as the Adi Granth.
It contained the hymns of the first 4 Gurus and also the writings of other saints, including Hindu and Muslim writers whose ideas about God were similar to those of the Sikhs.
In this way, Guru Arjan showed what?

In this way, Guru Arjan showed the:
1. Inclusiveness of Sikhism
2. Equality of all before God
3. Unity of all religions

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Guru Nanak wrote many hymns and Guru Angad and Guru Amar Das collected and preserved them.
Guru Arjan decided to make a collection that would have authority for all Sikhs and so, with the help of Bhai Gurdas, a compiler, the first collection was put together, known as the Adi Granth.
It contained the hymns of the first 4 Gurus and also the writings of other saints, including Hindu and Muslim writers whose ideas about God were similar to those of the Sikhs.
The Guru Granth Sahib was completed when?

The Guru Granth Sahib was completed in 1604

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Guru Nanak wrote many hymns and Guru Angad and Guru Amar Das collected and preserved them.
Guru Arjan decided to make a collection that would have authority for all Sikhs and so, with the help of Bhai Gurdas, a compiler, the first collection was put together, known as the Adi Granth.
It contained the hymns of the first 4 Gurus and also the writings of other saints, including Hindu and Muslim writers whose ideas about God were similar to those of the Sikhs.
The Guru Granth Sahib was completed in 1604 and installed where?

The Guru Granth Sahib was completed in 1604 and installed in the Golden Temple

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Guru Nanak wrote many hymns and Guru Angad and Guru Amar Das collected and preserved them.
Guru Arjan decided to make a collection that would have authority for all Sikhs and so, with the help of Bhai Gurdas, a compiler, the first collection was put together, known as the Adi Granth.
It contained the hymns of the first 4 Gurus and also the writings of other saints, including Hindu and Muslim writers whose ideas about God were similar to those of the Sikhs.
The Guru Granth Sahib was completed in 1604 and installed in the Golden Temple, that Guru Arjan had what?

The Guru Granth Sahib was completed in 1604 and installed in the Golden Temple, that Guru Arjan had built in Amritsar

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Guru Nanak wrote many hymns and Guru Angad and Guru Amar Das collected and preserved them.
Guru Arjan decided to make a collection that would have authority for all Sikhs and so, with the help of Bhai Gurdas, a compiler, the first collection was put together, known as the Adi Granth.
It contained the hymns of the first 4 Gurus and also the writings of other saints, including Hindu and Muslim writers whose ideas about God were similar to those of the Sikhs.
The Guru Granth Sahib was completed in 1604 and installed in the Golden Temple, that Guru Arjan had built in Amritsar.
Later, Guru Gobind Singh did what?

Later, Guru Gobind Singh added:
1. Writings from his father, Guru Tegh Bahadur
2. Modestly, only one of his own hymns

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The Sikh Gurus spoke what?

The Sikh Gurus spoke Punjabi

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The Sikh Gurus spoke Punjabi and in writing their hymns they developed what?

The Sikh Gurus spoke Punjabi and in writing their hymns they developed a new writing script, Gurmukhi

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The Sikh Gurus spoke Punjabi and in writing their hymns they developed a new writing script, Gurmukhi, which means what?

The Sikh Gurus spoke Punjabi and in writing their hymns they developed a new writing script, Gurmukhi, which means 'from the mouth of the Guru'

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The Guru Granth Sahib is written on how many pages?

The Guru Granth Sahib is written on 1,430 pages

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The Guru Granth Sahib is written on 1,430 pages and the words are always written how?

The Guru Granth Sahib is written on 1,430 pages and the words are always written on the same:
1. Pages
2. Lines
on all copies of the scriptures

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When the time came for Guru Nanak and Guru Angad to appoint a successor, they did what?

When the time came for Guru Nanak and Guru Angad to appoint a successor, they placed:
1. 5 coins
2. A coconut
in front of the person they had chosen

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When the time came for Guru Nanak and Guru Angad to appoint a successor, they placed 5 coins and a coconut in front of the person they had chosen.
Tradition says that when Guru Gobind Singh was dying from a wound he had received, he did what?

Tradition says that when Guru Gobind Singh was dying from a wound he had received, he:
1. Took 5 coins and a coconut and placed them before a copy of the Guru Granth Sahib
2. Said, ''Let anyone who wishes to see the Guru come and see the Guru.
Whoever wishes to hear the Guru's word should wholeheartedly read the Granth, or listen to the Granth being read.''

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When the time came for Guru Nanak and Guru Angad to appoint a successor, they placed 5 coins and a coconut in front of the person they had chosen.
Tradition says that when Guru Gobind Singh was dying from a wound he had received, he took 5 coins and a coconut and placed them before a copy of the Guru Granth Sahib and said, ''Let anyone who wishes to see the Guru come and see the Guru.
Whoever wishes to hear the Guru's word should wholeheartedly read the Granth, or listen to the Granth being read.''
This symbolic act meant that he was doing what?

This symbolic act meant that Guru Gobind Singh was choosing the Guru Granth Sahib to be the:
1. Final
2. Eternal
Guru, the 'living Guru'

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When the time came for Guru Nanak and Guru Angad to appoint a successor, they placed 5 coins and a coconut in front of the person they had chosen.
Tradition says that when Guru Gobind Singh was dying from a wound he had received, he took 5 coins and a coconut and placed them before a copy of the Guru Granth Sahib and said, ''Let anyone who wishes to see the Guru come and see the Guru.
Whoever wishes to hear the Guru's word should wholeheartedly read the Granth, or listen to the Granth being read.''
This symbolic act meant that he was choosing the Guru Granth Sahib to be the final and the Eternal Guru, the 'living Guru,' which would do what?

This symbolic act meant that Guru Gobind Singh was choosing the Guru Granth Sahib to be the final and the Eternal Guru, the 'living Guru,' which would:
1. Teach
2. Lead
the Sikh community

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When the time came for Guru Nanak and Guru Angad to appoint a successor, they placed 5 coins and a coconut in front of the person they had chosen.
Tradition says that when Guru Gobind Singh was dying from a wound he had received, he took 5 coins and a coconut and placed them before a copy of the Guru Granth Sahib and said, ''Let anyone who wishes to see the Guru come and see the Guru.
Whoever wishes to hear the Guru's word should wholeheartedly read the Granth, or listen to the Granth being read.''
This symbolic act meant that he was choosing the Guru Granth Sahib to be the final and the Eternal Guru, the 'living Guru,' which would teach and lead the Sikh community.
So what would be present wherever Sikhs met before the Guru Granth Sahib?

The Spirit of the Gurus, God's messengers, would be present wherever Sikhs met before the Guru Granth Sahib

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''All beings and …
The Guru Granth Sahib 425

''All:
1. Beings
2. Creatures
are His; He belongs to all,''
The Guru Granth Sahib 425

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''The God-conscious …
The Guru Granth Sahib 272

''The God-conscious being looks upon all alike, like the wind, which blows equally upon the:
1. King
2. Poor beggar,''
The Guru Granth Sahib 272

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''God's Kingdom …
The Guru Granth Sahib 345

''God's Kingdom is:
1. Steady
2. Stable
3. Eternal.
There is no 2nd, or 3rd status; all are equal there,''
The Guru Granth Sahib 345

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''As Gurmukh, look …
The Guru Granth Sahib 599

''As Gurmukh, look upon all with the single eye of equality; in each and every heart, the Divine Light is contained,''
The Guru Granth Sahib 599

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Today, there are approximately 30 million Sikhs worldwide and the signs of their belief in equality are clear to see.
All gurudwaras have a langar, which accepts people of every race, gender and class, whether or not they follow a religion.
Men and women play an equally important part in both the rituals of worship and in performing sewa.
In the home, Sikh men and women share in what?

In the home, Sikh:
1. Men
2. Women
share in the bringing up of children

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Today, there are approximately 30 million Sikhs worldwide and the signs of their belief in equality are clear to see.
All gurudwaras have a langar, which accepts people of every race, gender and class, whether or not they follow a religion.
Men and women play an equally important part in both the rituals of worship and in performing sewa.
In the home, Sikh men and women share in the bringing up of children and are present in the community, doing both what work?

In the home, Sikh men and women share in the bringing up of children and are present in the community, doing both:
1. Paid
2. Voluntary
work

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