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1. Take Hukam and get a letter
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?


2. Look up names by the letter
Look up names using English or the Gurmukhi alphabets below.


3. What is the difference between Punjabi and Gurmukhi?

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Kaur

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

Punjabi

English: Punjabi

Gurmukhi: ਪੰਜਾਬੀ
Hindi: पंजाबी

Meaning: Punjabi is the language spoken in Punjab.  Punjab was divided in 2 during partition in 1947 and half is now in India and the other half in Pakistan.  In East Punjab (in India), it is written in Gurmukhi script and in West Punjab (in Pakistan), it is written in Shahmukhi script.   The Guru Granth Sahib, the holy book of the Sikhs is written in Gurmukhi.  

Punjabi Pronunciation 🗣  See the video below to learn the difference between Punjabi and Gurmukhi







Spiritual Significance 📖

The Guru Granth Sahib, the holy book of the Sikhs is written in Gurmukhi.  

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