Gurbani

Bani (Punjabi: ਬਾਣੀ), short for Gurbani (Punjabi: ਗੁਰਬਾਣੀ), is the term used by Sikhs to refer to various sections of the Holy Text that appears in their several Holy Books.

The word Gurbani consists of two roots – Guru and Bani. The word “Guru” means “spiritual teacher” and here refers to the ten Gurus of Sikhism, the other Bhagats and writers whose writings can be found in the holy Guru Granth. The word “Bani” s refers to their utterances and writings. So the combined word “Gurbani” means the writings of the Gurus as found in the Sikh holy scriptures; the Gurus’ words; the Gurus’ teachings.

These Banis are also found in small Gutkas or Small Books containing sections of Gurbani. These Gutkas can vary from just a few pages to hundreds of pages and are used by Sikhs to refresh the text of the these Banis in their mind on a daily basis. The handy size of the Gutkas makes it easy to carry them in a coat pocket or purse. Although the Gutkas have to be treated with respect and care, the Sikhs do not accord the Gutkas the same reverence as the Sri Guru Granth Sahib their perpetual Guru, which is treated like a living Guru.

BANIS

Japji Sahib
Jaap Sahib
Chaupai Sahib
Twaprasad Swaiye
Anand Sahib
Sukhmani Sahib
Rehras Sahib
Kirtan Sohila
Asa Di Vaar
Raamkalee ki Vaar
Jaitsree Di Vaar
Basant Ki Vaar
Chandi Di Vaar
Aarti
Shabad Hajare
Sidh Gosht
Baavan Akhree
Lavaan
Salok Mahala 9
Baarah Maahaa Tukhari
Baarah Maahaa Manjh
Dakhni Ongkar
Ardas
Swaiye Deenan
Bhagat Bani
Shalok Kabir Ji
Shalok Farid Ji
Bhattan De Savaiye
Akaal Ustat
Chandi Charitar
Zafarnama
Suchaji
Kuchaji
Funnhe
Chaubolas
Raamkalee Sadd
Vaaran Te Vadhik
Raag Maalaa