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Granth

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n Granth the principal sacred text of Sikhism contains hymns and poetry as well as the teachings of the first five gurus
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n Granth The Book, that is, the Scriptures, of the Sikhs, containing the hymns composed or compiled by their leaders from Nanak (1469–1538) onward.
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Usage

In literature:

ADI GRANTH, the sacred book of the Sikhs.
"The Nuttall Encyclopaedia" by Edited by Rev. James Wood
Arjun's compilation is called the Adi-granth, or original book, to distinguish it from the later additions made by Guru Govind.
"Hinduism And Buddhism, Volume II. (of 3)" by Charles Eliot
The service consists principally of singing and the reading of their sacred scripture, the Granth.
"With Our Soldiers in France" by Sherwood Eddy
Religion der Sikhs (Leipzig, 1881); The Adi Granth (Eng.
"Introduction to the History of Religions" by Crawford Howell Toy
He was a contemporary of Nanak, and many of his sayings are embodied in the Granth.
"Indian Fairy Tales" by Anonymous
I noticed outside one door "Granth Sahib," and wondered what Scotsman had entered himself as pupil with such companions.
"Fifty-One Years of Victorian Life" by Margaret Elizabeth Leigh Child-Villiers, Countess of Jersey
Nanek, founder of Sikh religion, and compiler of 'Adi-Granth' died here.
"A Literary and Historical Atlas of Asia" by J. G. Bartholomew
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In news:

) After the body is cremated, the mourners go to their temple for a full service including readings from the Guru Granth Sahib, more hymns, and more prayers.
The Gurdwara is the Sikh place of learning and worship, where the Guru Granth Sahib ( Sikh scripture) is installed.
Gucharan Kaur Mehta, center, shows how the person, who can be either a man or a woman, finds the reading from the Sikh scripture, the Guru Granth Sahib, during a Sikh service.
As a prolific scholar and author, Macauliffe is held in high esteem among the Sikh community, in particular the intelligentsia, for his monumental translation into English of the Sikh Scriptures, the Guru Granth Sahib.
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