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. Each sections, which is called an Ashpaadi consists of 8 hymns per Ashpaadi. The word Sukhmani literally means Peace in your Mind. This set of Hymns or Bani is very popular among the Sikhs, who frequently recite it in their places of worship called Gurdwaras and at home. The full recital takes about 90 minutes and is normally undertaken by everyone in the congregation.
This Bani is believed to bring peace to one's mind and so peace to the whole of the world. This set of 192 hymns were compiled by the fifth Sikh Guru, Guru Arjan Dev Ji.
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