The Ardās (Gurmukhi: ਅਰਦਾਸ) is a Sikh prayer (see below for the full Ardas) that is carried out before performing or after undertaking any significant task; after. Ardas: Darshan Rup Abhiyaas (Gurmukhi). Author: Jaswant Singh Neki. ISBN: 81 This book, Ardas of the Sikhs, is an inclusive, yet discreet work on. Sikh Roots is the largest Sikh multimedia website. We have an extensive catalogue of Sikh audio MP3 kirtan, videos, photos, literature and.

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It acts as a bridge that transgresses time to report the cruelties that have been inflicted upon the Sikh people while at the same time serving as a way for the Sikh people to seek guidance from Waheguru. Literature in Devanagari Hindi.

Takht Sri Keshgarh Sahib. Gallery Audio Gallery Speeches. Takht Sri Hazur Agdas. Periodically throughout the recitation, the assembly as a whole repeats the word Waheguru in order to support the idea that God, the “Wondrous Guru”, is the Supreme Being.

Live Harmandir Sahib Kirtan. Literature in Other Languages. Centuries later, subjects demonstrated their loyalty and paid homage to their rulers by joining their hands.

Baba Jarnail Singh Bhindranwale. Literature in Gurmukhi Punjabi. Sri Guru Granth Sahib Ji. Nishan Sahib Sikh Flag. The prayer is a plea to God to support and help the devotee with whatever he or she is about to undertake or has done. Rec Harmandir Sahib Kirtan. Broadly, the Ardas is divided into three sections.

The Ardas is also read at the end of naming ceremonies, engagements, and the beginning of the Anand Karaj marriage ceremony. Based on the fact that Ardas is said so often within the course of such a significant ceremony like Amrit Sanskar, as well as with such frequency within such a large variety of ceremonies, one is able to understand how significant the Ardas is within the Sikh culture.


Sri Harmandir Sahib Kirtan. During the Akhand Path, the ardas is recited after Anand Sahib, a prayer in which the entire congregation stands and recites as one, and the distribution of Kara Parshad, a blessed offering made of wheat flour, butter, and sugar; but prior to the sangat taking Hukam listening to a randomly chosen passage from the Guru Granth Sahib.

In Sikhism it denotes our humility before God. Guide To Discover Sikhism. Kindly arfas the objects of all. Sikh News News in English. During the funeral ceremonies, the ardas is said as the body is being taken away, while consigning the body to fire, when the pyre is fully aflame, upon returning to the gurdwara, and after Anand Sahib is recited.

The correct way to stand during the Ardas is to stand tall, straight and balanced with your feet together. There is a common belief is that the hands-folded posture was derived from an ancient practice symbolizing submission. One of the most momentous occasions when ardas is recited occurs during the ceremony where Sikhs take Amrit in order to become amritdhari Sikhs or members of the Khalsa Panth.

The Ardas ends with the ultimate appeal for the ‘good of all’ equality. English To Gurmukhi Translit. All victory is of the Wondrous Guru God. Takht Sri Damdama Sahib. Ardas Sikh Prayer Is carried out before performing or after undertaking any significant task. Sri Guru Nanak Sahib Ji. Five Takhts – Holy Thrones. During this ceremony, the “five beloved ones” or Ardsa Pyare perform ardas, the prayer is repeated after the Sikhs take Amrit, and then once more after all the expectations for an Amritdhari Sikh is revealed.


The Ardas incorporates a variety of images and ideas within its folds. Takht Sri Harmandir Sahib. A sense of community and the betterment of the society sarbat da bhala are the key components of Ardas.

Sri Guru Hargobind Sahib Ji. Structure Broadly, the Ardas is divided into three sections.

Ardas (अरदास) – Hindi Text

Bring the palms of your hands together at the center of your chest. Discover Sikhs Early Gursikhs.

Just as waving a white flag today, the message ij clear, ‘I surrender. May the choirs, the mansion and the banners exist forever; may the truth ever triumph; utter Waheguru Wondrous God!

Sri Guru Harkrishan Sahib Ji. May they help us!

Ardas – Gurmukhi – The Sikh Foundation International

The Ardas also provokes positive human emotions such as nimrata humilitydaya compassionchardi kala fearlessness; furmukhi high spiritual state of mind. Your are the protector of wisdom. Sri Guru Arjan Sahib Ji.