The Ardās (Gurmukhi: ਅਰਦਾਸ) is a Sikh prayer (see below for the full Ardas) that is carried out before performing or after undertaking any significant task; after. Ardas: Darshan Rup Abhiyaas (Gurmukhi). Author: Jaswant Singh Neki. ISBN: 81 This book, Ardas of the Sikhs, is an inclusive, yet discreet work on. Sikh Roots is the largest Sikh multimedia website. We have an extensive catalogue of Sikh audio MP3 kirtan, videos, photos, literature and.

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In ancient times, a captured soldier could avoid immediate death by joining the hands together.

Ardas, ਅਰਦਾਸ – A Sikh Prayer in Gurmukhi text

In Sikhism, these prayers are also said before and after eating. Rec Harmandir Sahib Kirtan. In Sikhism it denotes our gurmukih before God. Live Harmandir Sahib Kirtan. Takht Sri Damdama Sahib.

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Gurmat Gyan Knowledge Articles in English. The first section remembers all the ten gurus and their legacies to the Sikh religion.

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Articles Of Faith 5 K’s. One of the most momentous occasions when ardas is recited occurs during the ceremony where Sikhs take Amrit in order to become amritdhari Sikhs or members of the Khalsa Panth.

Sri Guru Harkrishan Sahib Ji. It acts as a bridge that transgresses time to report the cruelties that have been inflicted upon the Sikh people while at the same time serving as a way for the Sikh gumukhi to seek guidance from Waheguru.

The Ardas ends with the ultimate appeal for the ‘good of all’ equality. During the Akhand Path, the ardas is recited after Anand Sahib, a prayer in which the entire congregation stands and recites as one, and the distribution of Kara Parshad, a blessed offering made of wheat flour, butter, and sugar; but prior to the sangat taking Hukam arrdas to a randomly chosen passage from the Guru Granth Sahib.


The second section discusses the sacrifices wrdas by brave and spiritual leaders of the Sikh history and conspires a Sikh to be like them and protect others from the unjust world and oneself from worldly vices.

Structure Broadly, the Ardas is divided into gutmukhi sections. Takht Sri Hazur Sahib. The Ardas incorporates a variety of images and ideas within its folds.

Ardas (अरदास) – Hindi Text

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Ih fulfill the objects of all. Sri Guru Arjan Sahib Ji. The correct way to stand during the Ardas is to stand tall, straight and balanced with your feet together. During the funeral ceremonies, the ardas is said as the body is being taken away, while consigning the body to fire, when the pyre is fully aflame, upon returning to the gurdwara, and after Anand Sahib is recited. Allow the elbows to relax comfortably, your eyes should be gurmuukhi wherever possible.

Gallery Audio Gallery Speeches. Sri Guru Nanak Sahib Ji. The Ardas also provokes positive human emotions such as nimrata humilitydaya compassionchardi kala fearlessness; in high spiritual state of mind. During this ceremony, the “five beloved ones” or Panj Pyare perform ardas, the prayer is repeated after the Sikhs take Amrit, and then once more after all the expectations for an Amritdhari Sikh is revealed.

Literature in Gurmukhi Punjabi. Takht Sri Harmandir Sahib. The Ardas is also read at the end of naming ceremonies, engagements, and the beginning of the Anand Karaj marriage ceremony. May the choirs, the mansion and the banners exist forever; may the truth ever triumph; utter Waheguru Wondrous God! Ardas Sikh Prayer Is carried out before performing or after undertaking any significant task. Sikh News News in English. Guide To Discover Sikhism.


Broadly, the Ardas is divided into three sections. Your are the protector of wisdom. Sri Harmandir Sahib Kirtan. There is a common belief is that the hands-folded posture was derived from gurmukhl ancient practice symbolizing submission. Based on the fact that Ardas is said so often within the course of such a significant ceremony like Amrit Sanskar, as well as with such frequency within such a large variety of ceremonies, one is able gurmuki understand how significant the Ardas is within the Sikh culture.

Bring the palms of your hands together at the center of your chest. Sri Guru Angad Sahib Ji. Literature in Other Languages. Learn Tav Prasad Savaiye.

Takht Gurmmukhi Keshgarh Sahib. The prayer gudmukhi a plea to God to support and help the devotee with whatever he or she is about to undertake or has done. Periodically throughout the recitation, the assembly as a whole repeats the word Waheguru in order to support the idea that God, the “Wondrous Guru”, is the Supreme Being. English To Gurmukhi Translit. Gurmat Monthly Mag Gurmukhi.