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The above menu allows you to select each section of this Sikh holy Bani and read and listen to it at will. You can read this Gurbani in Gurmukhi text or in English text with English translation. Also by clicking on Play Audio at the top of the screen, you can listen to the Gurbani in Gurmukhi/Punjabi.

The whole of this sacred text is divided into 24 sections. Each section, which is called an Asatpati is further divided into 8 shabads consisting of 10 lines each. Please choose from one of the 24 options that are available at the top of the screen to begin the learning process.

The word Sukhmani is rendered into English as “consoler of the mind.” The entire poem has been translated into English more than once under the commonly preferred title, "Jewel of peace", “Psalm of peace” or “Song of peace”, signifying the soothing effect it has on the mind of the reader. Sukh literally means peace or comfort and mani means mind or heart also jewel ( ਮਣੀ in Gurmukhi can mean jewel, gem, precious stone[1]).

Sukhmani or Sukhmani Sahib is the title given to the Gurbani in raga Gauri Sukhmani[2] in the Guru Granth Sahib. It is a lengthy composition, written by Guru Arjan Dev, the fifth Sikh Guru and takes over 1 hour for a competent reader to read in totality.

The sacred prayer spans 35 pages from page 262 to page 296 of the Guru Granth Sahib. Surprisingly, many ardent Sikhs include the recitation of this Bani in their daily regimen of Nitnem.


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These are the Popular Banis of Sikhism

Mool Mantar | Japji | Jaap | Anand | Rehras | Benti Chaupai | Tav-Prasad Savaiye | Kirtan Sohila | Shabad Hazaray | Sukhmani | Asa di Var | Ardas


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