Parkash Utsav celebrations of Sri Guru Granth Sahib were celebrated on September 1 with Nagar kirtans, langars and recitation of hymns by various city gurdwaras to mark its 408th anniversary. Sri Guru Granth Sahib is the 11th Guru of the Sikhs to whom Sikhs approach whenever they look for spiritual upliftment.
For Sikhs, adoration or veneration of Sri Guru Granth Sahib is an article of supreme faith and considered to be a sui generis scripture in the world. It is a value-based compendium of the religious, mystic and metaphysical poetry written or sung between the 12th and 17th Century in different parts of India.
The followers of Sri Guru Granth Sahib are supposed to cultivate the qualities of contemplation, stillness of mind and inwardness reflection in the midst of worldly engagement.
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