Vaaran by Bhai Sahib Bhai Gurdas Ji

Bhai Gurdas ji gives so many examples one after another so that we can easily judge between right and wrong....

"Varran by Bhai Sahib Bhai Gurdas Ji"

Whosoever is new to sikhi, wants to become a good Sikh and wants to learn about the different aspects of sikhi whether its Social, Spirtual, Political then Bhai sahib 'varran' is the 'treasure'.

Sikhi is very hard to learn as Bhai Gurdas ji also written in the vaars. Bhai Gurdas ji's vaars helps us very much especially to those who are new to Sikhi or finding difficulty in the spiritual path. It ruins our doubts of falsehood and thick bonds of Maya which is not at all easy to break without pure wisdom.

Bhai Gurdas ji is also known as ved vyas of Sikhism. Guru Gobind Singh ji blessed Bhai Sahib 'Vaaran' as key of Guru Granth Sahib ji 'Maharaj'. Bhai Gurdas ji gives so many examples one after another so that we can easily judge between right and wrong. We can sing Bhai Sahib varrans as Kirtan.

I think we don't give the respect to Bhai Gurdas ji that he deserves because what he did for Sikhism and Sikhs is priceless.

I bow my head with devotion to Gursikhs like Bhai Gurdas ji.

Bless Me,
Jasmeet Singh

Bhai Gurdas
From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Bhai Gurdas Ji (53K)Bhai Gurdas (1551 – 25 August 1636) is one of the most influential Sikh religious figures, having been a writer, historian and preacher while being a companion of four of the Gurus (Prophets) of Sikhism. He was the original scribe of the Guru Granth Sahib.

Early life

Bhai Gurdas was born in 1551 in Goindwal, a small village in the Punjab. His father was Bhai Ishar Das, a first cousin of Guru Amar Das (see family tree). His mother's name was Jivani and she died in 1554 when Gurdas was only three.

After being orphaned at the age of 12, he was adopted by Guru Amar Das. He learned Sanskrit, Brajbhasha, Persian and Punjabi (Gurmukhi) and eventually began preaching. He spent his early years at Goindval and Sultanpur Lodhi. At Goindval he listened to scholars and swamis who kept visiting the town while traversing the Delhi-Lahore road. He later moved to Varanasi, where he studied Sanskrit and Hindu scriptures. After Guru Amar Das passed on, his successor Guru Ram Das appointed Gurdas as the missionary to Agra.

Later life

In 1577, Bhai Gurdas contributed his labor to excavating the pool at the Harmandir Sahib. Twenty years later, he went on an expedition to Kartarpur and recited many of the early hymns to Emperor Akbar. This was at a time when many of the Sikhs were becoming very anti-Muslim in tone and family feuds within the Gurus' family had put Sikhism in danger. Akbar received the verses positively and became convinced there were no anti-Muslim suggestions.

After Guru Ram Das passed on, Bhai Gurdas formed a close relationship with the fifth Guru, Guru Arjan. Guru Arjan had great respect for him, and regarded Bhai Gurdas as his maternal uncle ("mama"). It is said that the Mughal emperor Jahangir was growing jealous of the popularity of Sikhism, and Bhai Gurdas was sent to Kabul, Kashmir, Rajasthan, and Varanasi again to preach Sikhism. He even went to Sri Lanka, preaching the name of the Guru among the masses and showing them the true way of life.

Literary works

He completed the Adi Granth in 1604. It took him nearly 19 years to complete this task. Bhai Gurdas not only wrote the Adi Granth as dictated by Guru Arjan but also supervised four other scribes, Bhai Haria, Bhai Sant Das, Bhai Sukha and Bhai Manasa Ram, in the writing of various scriptures. His other works in Punjabi are collectively called Varan Bhai Gurdas.

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Jasmeet Singh (India)

Jasmeet Singh (New Delhi, India)

I Am Jasmeet Singh From India, Age 29. I have been practicing Sikhi Since 2011-12.

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