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What is the significance of Mehla ?

asked 2019-08-13 11:32:35 -0600

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updated 2019-08-13 16:17:47 -0600

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What is Mehla and why do they keep saying in Gurbani Mehla Pehla Dooja Teeja etc.

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answered 2019-08-13 16:05:37 -0600

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updated 2019-08-13 16:11:52 -0600

The Mehl refers to the Guru Sahib who wrote that bani/shabad in SGGS. First Mehl to Guru Nanak, second to Guru Angad, third to Guru Amar Das, fourth to Guru Ram Das, fifth Mehl to Guru Arjan Dev and so on. Mehl doesn't refer to rag shabads but to the channel through which the shabad came.

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