Sikhism/Sri Guru Granth Sahib Ji

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The Guru Granth Sahib Ji (ਗੁਰੂ ਗ੍ਰੰਥ ਸਾਹਿਬ}, gurū granth sāhib ji, or Adi Sri Guru Granth Sahib, is the holy scripture and the final Guru of the Sikhs. The book is sometimes referred to using the shortened title of Adi Granth which means First Volume.

The Guru Granth Sahib opens with the Mool Mantar (Main Chant or Root Verse):

Aykankaar (ੴ)
Symbol of The Whole Universe and his only one creator. It is called By the name of Aykankaar

Sat Naam (ਸਤਿ ਨਾਮੁ )
Truth is his name

Kartaa Purakh (ਕਰਤਾ ਪੁਰਖੁ )
He is the creator of whole and continuously present in his creation

Nirbhao (ਨਿਰਭਉ )
He is without fear

Nirvair (ਨਿਰਵੈਰੁ )
He is without hate

Akaal Moorat (ਅਕਾਲ ਮੂਰਤਿ)
He is timeless and without form

Ajoonee Saibhang (ਅਜੂਨੀ ਸੈਭੰ)
He is beyond birth and death, The enlightened one

Gur Parsaad (ਗੁਰ ਪ੍ਰਸਾਦਿ)
He can be known by the Guru’s grace

Embrace His meditation

Aad Sach
He was present in the beginning

Jugaad Sach
He was present before the Yugas (ages) began.

Hai Bhee Sach
He Is present now

Naanak Hosee Bhee Sach
(Guru) Nanak (Dev Ji) says that he shall certainly be present in the future

Every Sikh is expected to memorize this prayer and recite it upon waking. It is a mantra that Sikhs meditate on and its place at the beginning of the Sri Guru Granth Sahib ensures that all that follows is connected to the Mool Mantar.