Akhand Path Cards
What is Akhand Path?
The uninterrupted and nonstop recitation of the full verses in the Guru Granth Sahib from start to finish, in 31 Ragas as specified, in all 1430 pages, usually lasts more than 48 hours by a team of readers. Nearby, over a container of water a coconut is kept wrapped in saffron or white cloth. A ghee oil lamp is also kept burning. This ritual is considered extremely holy and is said to bring peace and solace to the participants and the passive listeners of the recitation.
The Bhog ceremony of Path – It is culmination i.e. completion, of the recitation of Guru Granth Sahib
What is Sukhmani Sahib Path?
Sukhmani Sahib is frequently recited by Sikhs is one of the popular Banis (compositions of the Guru). It can be done individually or as a group usually in either a place of worship (Gurdwara) or at home. Reciting the entire Sukhmani Sahib takes about 60 to 90 minutes, and is sometimes undertaken by everyone in a smaller congregation with turn by turn reading. Reciting the Gurbani of Sukhmani Sahib is believed to bring peace to one's mind and aid help remembering God constantly.
Reasons for completing the Akhand Path include: to honour important festivals or occasions to mark joyous occasions, such as marriages.
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