Author: Ajit Singh AulakhPublisher: B Chattar Singh Jiwan SinghYear: 2006Language: EnglishPages: 272ISBN/UPC (if available): 817601039 1
Sukhmanee, the Psalm of peace is the Masterpiece of Guru Arjan Dev Ji. Like Jap Ji, Anand Sahib, Sidh Gost it is lengthy text consisting of twenty four Astpadees. It forms part of Sikh morning prayer. It is considered a very sacred Baanee and is recited by devotees at special gatherings.Now many Sukhmanee socities have come into existence and these societies recite this Baanee in the houses of the devotees turn by turn. This Baanee is also specially recited by the side of sick and dying persons. That is why it has been considered as panacea of all diseases.This book has been divided into parts. In the first part Gurmukhee text, Roman and English translation has been given and in the second part the message of Sukhmanee Sahib has been added.
KEY TO PRONUNCIATION PREFACEPART - ASukhmanee Sahib with Transliteration and translation PART - BThe life of Sri Guru Arjan Dev JiMessage of Sukhmanee SahibCentral IdeaThe GodGod’s NameTrue GuruThe Saadh (Who conqueres his mind)The Brahamgiaanee (Perceiver of god)The Sant (True Saint)Bhagat (True Devotee)Prasaad (Grace)Sat (True)Mithiaa (Perishable)Apras (Truly Pure)True VaishnavTrue Bhagautee (Worshipper of God)Raam Daas (True servant of God)Jeewan Mukat (Who obtains salvation while one is still alive)Chaar Varan (Four Castes)Muktee (Salvation)True Pandit (Braham Scholar)