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Naam Karan is the Child Naming Ceremony. At home, you can open up the Guru Granth Sahib to a random page and the first letter of the first word on top of the left page is the letter designated for the child's first name. You may choose a letter by taking online Hukam. What is Hukamnama?

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Look up names using English or the Gurmukhi alphabets below.

3. What is the difference between Punjabi and Gurmukhi?

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English: Kaur Gurmukhi:  ਕੌਰ Hindi: कौर Meaning: The Crown Prince (as an emphasis on equality.  The word literally means son, or Pr...

Saihaj, Sehaj, Sehej

English: Saihaj, sehaj, sehej, Sahj

Gurmukhi: ਸਹਿਜ

Hindi: सहिज

Meaning: Tranquility, Balance

Pronunciation: Saihaj.wav,

Historical or Spiritual Significance:

Page 68, Line 8
ਸਹਜੈ ਹੀ ਤੇ ਸੁਖ ਸਾਤਿ ਹੋਇ ਬਿਨੁ ਸਹਜੈ ਜੀਵਣੁ ਬਾਦਿ ॥੨॥सहजै ही ते सुख साति होइ बिनु सहजै जीवणु बादि ॥२॥
Sahjai hī ṯe sukẖ sāṯ ho▫e bin sahjai jīvaṇ bāḏ. ||2||
In the state of intuitive balance, peace and tranquility are produced. Without intuitive balance, life is useless. ||2||
Guru Amar Das   -  view Shabad/Paurhi/Salok
Page 104, Line 10
ਸੀਤਲ ਸਾਂਤਿ ਸਹਜ ਸੁਖੁ ਪਾਇਆ ਠਾਢਿ ਪਾਈ ਪ੍ਰਭਿ ਆਪੇ ਜੀਉ ॥੧॥सीतल सांति सहज सुखु पाइआ ठाढि पाई प्रभि आपे जीउ ॥१॥
Sīṯal sāʼnṯ sahj sukẖ pā▫i▫ā ṯẖādẖ pā▫ī parabẖ āpe jī▫o. ||1||
Serene tranquility and peaceful ease have come; God Himself has brought a deep and profound peace. ||1||
Guru Arjan Dev   -  view Shabad/Paurhi/Salok


  1. Whats the most appropriate word to write Saihaj Or Sehaj Or Sehej

    1. Anonymous28.4.16

      It's a matter of preference. They are all pronounced the same.


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