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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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 atdas understand how significant the Ardas is within the Sikh culture.

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Ardas (अरदास) – Hindi Text

The Ardas is also read at the end srdas naming ceremonies, engagements, and the beginning of the Anand Karaj marriage ceremony. The prayer is a plea to God to support and help xrdas devotee with whatever he or she is about to undertake or has done. Just as waving a white flag today, the message was clear, ‘I surrender. In Sikhism, these prayers are also said before and after eating. Structure Broadly, the Ardas is divided into three sections. Takht Sri Harmandir Sahib. Sri Harmandir Sahib Kirtan.


Broadly, the Ardas is divided into three sections. 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. The Ardas also provokes positive human emotions such as nimrata humilitydaya compassionchardi kala fearlessness; in high spiritual state of mind.

In ancient times, a captured soldier could avoid immediate death by joining the hands together. Centuries later, subjects demonstrated their loyalty and paid homage to their rulers by joining their hands.

The second section discusses the sacrifices made 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. Khuar Hoye Sab Milenge Bache Saran Jo Hoye Gurnukhi wandering place to place for spiritual guidance everybody will unite, and those who fall under the protection of the One God will be saved.

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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.

Gurmat Gyan Knowledge Articles in English. 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. Gallery Audio Gallery Speeches. Ardas Sikh Prayer Is carried out before performing or after undertaking any significant task. Takht Sri Hazur Sahib.


Bring the palms of your hands together at the center of your chest. Paath – Reciting Gurbani. There is a common belief is that the hands-folded posture was derived from an ancient practice symbolizing submission. Rec Harmandir Sahib Kirtan. The Ardas incorporates a variety of images and ideas within its folds.

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 people to seek guidance from Waheguru. A sense of community and the betterment of the society sarbat da bhala are the key components of Ardas. Sri Guru Granth Sahib Ji. Your are the protector of wisdom. The Ardas ends with the ultimate appeal for the ‘good of all’ equality. Nishan Sahib Sikh Flag.

The first section remembers all the ten gurus and their legacies to the Sikh religion. Live Harmandir Sahib Kirtan. Sri Guru Nanak Sahib Ji. Allow the elbows to relax comfortably, your eyes should be closed wherever possible.