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just adding another question to the original question: what should be proper rehat for doing sehaj paath on laptop? i normally keep the basic rehat we follow when touching bani (washing hands, not touching anything else other than the bani, keeping bani on higher level etc) but since its digital medium we are talking about, what you think are other things we should keep in mind?

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just adding another question to the original question: what should be proper rehat for doing sehaj paath on laptop? i normally keep the basic rehat we follow when touching bani (washing hands, not touching anything else other than the bani, keeping bani on higher level etc) but since its digital medium we are talking about, what you think are other things we should keep in mind?

fateh! :happy:

Interesting thread, even I'd wish to know what are the other rehats that are essential for doing path.. May be I could leave it to Guru Maharaj... "Prabh Doree Hath Tumaare........."

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just adding another question to the original question: what should be proper rehat for doing sehaj paath on laptop? i normally keep the basic rehat we follow when touching bani (washing hands, not touching anything else other than the bani, keeping bani on higher level etc) but since its digital medium we are talking about, what you think are other things we should keep in mind?

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just adding another question to the original question: what should be proper rehat for doing sehaj paath on laptop? i normally keep the basic rehat we follow when touching bani (washing hands, not touching anything else other than the bani, keeping bani on higher level etc) but since its digital medium we are talking about, what you think are other things we should keep in mind?

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I have the same question.

Also I cannot read/write Punjabi. I am going to learn this summer during break when school is over so is it ok if I read it in English?

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I have the same question.

Also I cannot read/write Punjabi. I am going to learn this summer during break when school is over so is it ok if I read it in English?

aren't you the same person who is going to open up a school to have punjabi/sikh history classes etc.

Well, you definitely need people who know punjabi for your punjabi classes then. Be an assistant teacher for punjabi class, you can learn and monitor/assist kids at the same time.

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I have the same question.

Also I cannot read/write Punjabi. I am going to learn this summer during break when school is over so is it ok if I read it in English?

aren't you the same person who is going to open up a school to have punjabi/sikh history classes etc.

Well, you definitely need people who know punjabi for your punjabi classes then. Be an assistant teacher for punjabi class, you can learn and monitor/assist kids at the same time.

Actually I am a 16 year old girl and me and some other people including adults are working on the school project.

And so yes they are going to teach Punjabi and thats how I plan on learning Punjabi in the summer.

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here is a link of "gurbani paath darpan" by sant gurbachan singh ji khalsa, read by giani thakur singh ji. this is entire khalsa rehat maryada. the paath maryada starts from files 14 goes up to file 18 i think. explains maryada of various types of paaths, including sehaj paath, sudaaran paath, saptak paath, and akhand paaths for both sri guru granth sahib ji, and sri dasam granth sahib ji.

theres only 20 files total. worth listening to. this is the real deal singho

http://gurbaniupdesh.com/multimedia/listing.php?q=f&f=%2F04-Katha%2F13-Giani+Thakur+Singh+Ji+%28Patiala+Wale%29%2FKatha+Rehat+Maryada

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Here is the extract from SIKH REHAT MARYADA published by Dharam Parchar Committee,

SGPC in respect of Sadharan (SEHAJ )Pathh and Akhand Pathh:-

CHAPTER - VII

Sadharan Path (Completion of Normal Intermittent Reading of the Guru Granth Sahib)

Article VIII

a. Every Sikh should, as far as possible, maintain a separate and exclusive place for the installation

of Guru Granth Sahib, in his home.

b. Every Sikh, man, woman, boy or girl, should learn Gurmukhi to be able to read the Guru Granth Sahib.

c. Every Sikh should take the Hukam (Command) of the Guru Granth Sahib in the ambrosial (early)hours of the

morning before taking meal. If he/she fails to do that, he/she should read or listen to reading from the Guru Granth

Sahib some time during the day. If he/she cannot do that either, during travel etc., or owing to any other impediment,

he/she should not give in to a feeling of guilt.

d. It is desirable that every Sikh should carry on a continuous reading of the Guru Granth Sahib and complete a full r

eading in one or two months or over a longer period.

e. While undertaking a full reading of the Guru Granth Sahib , one should recite the Anand Sahib (the first five and the

last stanzas) and perform the Ardas. One should, thereafter, read the Japuji. Akhand Path (Uninterrupted-Non-stop-

Completion of the reading of the Guru Granth Sahib)

Article IX

a. The non-stop reading of the Guru Granth Sahib is carried on at hard times or on occasions of elation or joy.

It takes approximately fortyeight hours. The non-stop reading implies continuous, uninterrupted reading.

The reading must be clear and correct. Reading too fast, so that the person listening in to it cannot follow the

contents, amounts to irreverence to the Scriptures. The reading should be correct and clear, due care being

bestowed on consonant and vowel even though that

takes a little longer to complete.

b. Whichever family or congregation undertakes the non-stop reading should carry it out itself through its members,

relatives, friends, etc., all together. The number of reciters is not prescribed.

If a person, himself, cannot read, he should listen in to the reading by some competent reader. However, it

should never be allowed to happen that the reader carries on the reading all by himself/herself and no member

of the congregation or the family is listening in to the reading. The reader should be served with food and clothing to the best of the host's means.

c. Placing a pitcher, ceremonial clarified-butter-fed lamp, coconut, etc. around, during the course of the uninterrupted or any o

ther reading of Guru Granth Sahib, or reading of other Scriptural texts side by side with or in the course of such reading is contrary

to the gurmat (Guru's way).

Commencing the Non-Stop Reading (Akhandpath)

Article X <a name="article10">

While undertaking the intermittent reading of the whole Guru Granth Sahib, the sacred pudding (Karhah Prashad) for offering

should be brought and after reciting the Anand Sahib (six stanzas) and offering Ardas, Hukam should be taken.

While beginning the unbroken reading, the sacred pudding should first be laid. Thereafter, after reciting the Anand Sahib

(six stanzas), offering the Ardas and taking the Hukam, the reading should he commenced. Concluding the Reading

Article XI

a. The reading of the whole Guru Granth Sahib (intermittent or non-stop) may be concluded with the reading of Mundawani or the

Rag Mala according to the convention traditionally observed at the concerned place. (Since there is a difference of opinion within

the Panth on this issue, nobody should dare to write or print a copy of the Guru Granth Sahib excluding the Rag Mala). Thereafter,

after reciting the Anand Sahib, the Ardas of the conclusion of the reading should be offered and the sacred pudding (Karhah Prashad)

distributed.

b. On the conclusion of the reading, offering of draperies, fly-whisk and awning, having regard to the requirements of the Guru Granth

Sahib, and of other things, for Panthic causes, should be made to the best of means.

For details visit the site http://www.sgpc.net/..._chap_five.html

Bhul chuk khima

Wahguru ji ka Khalsa Wahguru ji ki Fateh

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the post of LATE K S Deep ji leaves nothing unanswered.

As far the paath on digital media, Gurbaani in any kind of media has to be treated

with utmost respect & regard , all other maryada may be followed as we are

reciting gurbani from Guru Sahib ji

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