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Rehat Maryada

asked 2014-09-02 10:24:55 -0500

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Wahegurujikakhalsa wahegurujikifateh

i am a amritdhari singh and couple of my friends ask me the question that who wrote the very first Rehat Maryada and where it comes from and why we human beings are modify rehat maryada if its written by guru sahib? i heard some people said that its not written by guru sahib so we are not gonna follow the rehat maryada

and if anyone have any kind of copy or any thing of very first rehat maryada please let me know i want to show that to those guysss

wWahegurujikakhalsa wahegurujikifateh

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answered 2014-09-08 15:28:52 -0500

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Nihang Sikhs follow the original rehat maryada by Guru Gobind Singh, published in Dasam Granth called "52 Hukams of Guru Gobind Singh". Why Orthodox Sikhs don't use the original - I don't know. Maybe it's because a lot of people ruin things, including this! FOLLOW GURU'S WORD!!!

1.Earn by honest means. 2.Donate a tenth share of your salary. 3.Memorize Gurbani. 4.Wake up Amrit Vela (before dawn). 5.Devotedly serve the Sikh who serves others. 6.Learn the meanings of Gurbani from Sikh Scholars. 7.Follow the discipline of the 5 K's strictly. 8.Practice Shabad Gurbani in life. 9.Concentrate on the True Guru (God). 10.Accept Guru Granth Sahib Ji as Guru. 11.At the beginning of a task, perform ardaas 12.At birth, death, or marriage ceremonies, do Japji Sahib, make Karaah Parshaad, do five stanzas of Anand Sahib, do ardaas, and then distribute Karaah Parshaad to the Panj Pyare, the Granthi, and then to the sangat. 13.Until Karaah Parshaad is completely distributed, the Sangat should remain sitting and unmoving. 14.Do not start married life without Anand Karaj (Sikh ceremony of marriage). 15.Recognize all other women other than your wife as mothers and sisters. Do not engage in marital behaviour with them. 16.Do not subject your wife to cursing or verbal abuse. 17.Abandon worldly falsehoods and tobacco-poison. 18.Keep the company of Sikhs who follow the Rehat and meditate on the Name (of God). 19.Don't be lazy while doing work. 20.Listen and do kirtan and Gurbani discourses daily. 21.Do not engage in slander, gossip or spite anyone 22.Do not take pride in wealth, youth and caste. (Mother and Father's caste both castes. All Sikhs of the Guru are siblings) 23.Keep the religious discipline high and pure. 24.Do not refrain from doing Righteous deeds. 25.Recognize God as the giver of intellect and strength. 26.Do not believe a person who swears (one who tries/attempts to convince someone with a 'saun or saugandh'). 27.Think independently. In the affairs of governing, do not give the power of religious authority to those of other faiths. 28.Study politics. 29.With the enemy, practice/deploy the various techniques/tactics of diplomacy (saam, daam, dand, bhed) and exhaust all techniques before engaging in warfare. 30.Practice the knowledge of weaponry and horse riding. 31.Study the books and knowledge of other faiths. But keep trust in Gurbani and Akal Purukh. 32.Follow the teachings of the Guru. 33.After Rehras Paatth [Prayers], do Ardaas standing up. 34.Recite Sohila and 'paun guru pani pita...' stanza before going to sleep. 35.Wear a turban at all times. 36.Do not call a Singh by half of their name (nickname). 37.Do not partake of alcoholic drinks. 38.Do not given a daughter's hand to a clean shaven. Give her hand in a house where God's Sikhi exists, where the ... (more)

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