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Bani is the term used by Sikhs to refer to various sections of the Holy Text that appears in their several Holy Books. A Sikh man wearing a turban A Sikh is a follower of Sikhism, a religious faith originating in the Punjab. ... Many religions and spiritual movements hold certain written texts (or series of spoken legends not traditionally written down) to be sacred. ... Many religions and spiritual movements hold certain written texts (or series of spoken legends not traditionally written down) to be sacred. ...


The important Banis are listed below:

Contents


Japji Sahib

1. Japji Sahib, forms the beginning of the Sri Guru Granth Sahib, which is regarded as the perpetual Guru of the Sikhs. This Bani was complied by Guru Nanak Dev Ji, the founder of Sikhism and the first of the Ten Gurus of Sikhism. Japji Sahib consists of the Mool Mantra, a set of 38 hymns and a final Salok which appear at the very beginning of the Sri Guru Granth Sahib, the Holy Book of the Sikhs. ... Illuminated Adi Granth folio with nisan (Mool Mantar) of Guru Gobind Singh. ... Guru Nanak Dev Guru Nanak Dev (Punjabi: ) (20 October 1469 – 7 May 1539), was the founder of Sikhism and the first of the ten Gurus of the Sikhs. ... The Golden Temple is a sacred shrine for Sikhs Sikhism (Punjabi: ), پنجابی, is a monotheistic religion based on the teachings of ten Gurus who lived primarily in 16th and 17th century North India. ... ...

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Jaap Sahib

2. Jaap Sahib, forms the first part of the Dasam Granth, which is the Holy Book Jaap Sahib is the morning prayer of the Sikhs. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ... Many religions and spiritual movements hold certain written texts (or series of spoken legends not traditionally written down) to be sacred. ...

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  • English Translation of Jaap Sahib

Anand Sahib

3. Anand Sahib, is a complilation by the Third guru Guru Amar Das. This bani is part of SGGS. Link to Anand Sahib Anand Sahib: This Bani is part of the Nitnem or prayer which are read by Amritdhari Sikhs in the morning. ... Sri Guru Amar Das Ji (Punjabi: ) (5 April 1479 – 1 September 1574) was the third of the Ten Gurus of Sikhism and became Guru on 26 March 1552 following in the footsteps of Guru Angad Dev, who died 29 March 1552. ... Guru Granth Sahib (Granth is Punjabi for book, Sahib is Hindi meaning master, from Arabic, meaning companion, friend, owner, or master) or Sri Guru Granth Sahib Ji or SGGS for short, is more than a holy book of the Sikhs. ...

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Rehras Sahib

4 Rehras Sahib or Sodar Rehras which consists of hymns from SGGS plus 4a). Sawayya ) 4b). Benti Chaupai ) by Tenth Guru. Recite after youve worked hard and feel tired. ... Guru Granth Sahib (Granth is Punjabi for book, Sahib is Hindi meaning master, from Arabic, meaning companion, friend, owner, or master) or Sri Guru Granth Sahib Ji or SGGS for short, is more than a holy book of the Sikhs. ... Chaupai is the short name for the Sikh prayer or Gurbani whose full name is Kabiobach Bainti Chaupai. ...

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Kirtan Sohila

5. Kirtan Sohila – Prayer to be recited before going to sleep – Also recite just before the body is cremated. To remove the fear of death. ...

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Tav-Prasad Savaiye

6. Tav-Prasad Savaiye, Link to: Tav-Prasad Savaiye - English Translation This is a short hymn of 10 stanzas. ...


Sukhmani Sahib

7. Sukhmani Sahib Sukhmani Sahib is the name given to the set of beautiful hymns divided into 24 sections which appear in the Sri Guru Granth Sahib, the Sikh Holy Book on page 262. ...



1,3,4,5,7: Part of SGGS. Guru Granth Sahib (Granth is Punjabi for book, Sahib is Hindi meaning master, from Arabic, meaning companion, friend, owner, or master) or Sri Guru Granth Sahib Ji or SGGS for short, is more than a holy book of the Sikhs. ...


2,4a, 4b,6:All complied by the tenth Guru of the Sikhs called Guru Gobind Singh Ji and part of Dasam Granth. Guru Gobind Singh Guru Gobind Singh (Punjabi: ) (Patna, Bihar, India, December 22, 1666 – October 7, 1708, Nanded, Maharashtra,India) was the tenth and last of the Ten Gurus of Sikhism and became Guru on November 11, 1675 following in the footsteps of his father Guru Teg Bahadur. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ...


Form of Currency

Bani is also the plural form of ban - the subdivision of the Romanian leu and of the Moldovan leu. (1 leu is 100 bani) The Romanian leu (, plural: lei ; ISO 4217 code RON; numeric code 946) is the national currency of Romania. ... 1 Moldovan leu note, obverse and reverse The Moldovan leu (ISO 4217 code MDL) is the national currency of Moldova. ... Leu (plural: lei) is the name shared by the currencies of Romania and Moldova. ...


Arab Tribes

Banī (sometimes Banis;) is Arabic for "the sons of" and will appear before the name of a tribal progenitor. For example, the Banī Kinānah would literally mean the sons of Kinānah, hence the Kinānah tribe.


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Bani - SikhiWiki, free Sikh encyclopedia. (0 words)
Bani (Punjabi ਬਾਣੀ), short for Gurbani (Punjabi ਗੁਰਬਾਣੀ), is the term used by Sikhs to refer to various sections of the Holy Text that appears in their several Holy Books.
The SGPC have recommended that the following 5 Banis should be recited by a Sikh on a daily basic: Japji Sahib, Jaap Sahib and Amrit Savaiye in the morning, Rehras Sahib is to be read in the evening (about 6pm) and Kirtan Sohila before going to sleep at night.
This Bani was complied by Guru Nanak Dev Ji, the founder of Sikhism and the first of the Ten Gurus of Sikhism.
Egypt: Bani Hasan al Shurruq (0 words)
All of the tombs of Bani Hasan are Middle Kingdom, 11 and 12 Dynasties.
In front of the tombs are the shaft graves of officials and servants, referred to as chapels rather than tombs since the burials were in the shafts in the rock-cut chambers.
The wall murals in Bani Hasan are among the first decorated with brush and paint only, a departure from the older styled painted-relief sculptures.
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