| Statement | Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia | 29 Dec 2016 | Asia Samachar |
28th December 2016
To All Gurdwaras, The President/ Secretary
Waheguru Ji Ka Khalsa, Waheguru Ji Ki Fateh
Re: Parkash of Bachitar Natak (Dasam Granth) in Darbar of SRI GURU GRANTH SAHIB JI in violation of SRM.
The Sikhinside had telecast live on 26.12.2016, the Parkash of Bachitar Natak (Dasam Granth) in the Darbar of SRI GURU GRANTH SAHIB JI at Gurdwara Sahib Titiwangsa, Kuala Lumpur which is a serious violation of the Panthic Parvanat Sikh Rehat Maryada (SRM).
The Historical evidence is that Bachitar Natak (now called Dasam Granth) was earlier known by other names. That there was no Bachitar Natak (Dasam Granth) in existence at the time of Sri Guru Gobind Singh Ji’s Joti Jot in 1708.
We do not know whether the Parkash of BN (DG) is on a permanent basis in the Darbar of Sri Guru Granth Sahib Ji (SGGS Ji) at Gurdwara Sahib Titiwangsa. Even if the Parkash is on a temporary basis, it is still a violation of the SRM as no Parkash of any other “Pustak” can be done in the Darbar of SGGS Ji. The BN (DG) ‘Parkash” could have been done in another room but not in Darbar of SGGS Ji.
As guidance, in some Gurdwaras overseas, those doing BN (DG) reading in Darbar Sahib have been banned from doing Kirtan/Katha in the Gurdwaras.
The Gurdwaras were reminded by MGC vide letter dated 05-09-2016 to remain united. At a meeting called by M.G.C. on 7th August 2016 and attended by representatives of MGC, KDM, SNSM, Melaka Vidyala and Sikh Scholar’s a unanimous decision was taken that all Gurdwaras and Sikhs must abide by the SRM which hitherto had bound the Sikhs World wide like a glue.
SEE VIDEO SOURCE: SIKHINSIDE
Not complying with SRM will bring disaster and disunity among the Sikhs. Just imagine having different Maryada regarding reciting Kirtan, Hukam Lena, Sadharan Path, Akhand Path, Gurbani di Katha, Anand Sanskar etc. if SRM as the uniting force is not followed.
The following are Manmat Practises stated in the live telecast:
1) That it is a parampra at Lakhi Jungle Gurdwara to do Parkash of Dasam Granth at par with SGGS Ji.
After Banda Singh Bahadur’s demise in 1716, the Sikhs were hunted and bounty placed on their heads. During this time anti Sikh forces took control of Gurdwaras and many manmat and anti Sikh practises were introduced.
The Panth after deliberating from 1932 to 1945 approved the SRM in 1945 and outlawed many prevailing manmat and anti Sikh practises.
In Lakhi Jungle Gurdwara, there is Parkash of 3 “Granth”, and not two as was stated in the live telecast, One is Dhan-Dhan Sri Guru Granth Sahib Ji and there is also Parkash of BN (DG) and Sarabloh Granth.
The Parkash at Titiwangsa Gurdwara of the BN (DG) is a clear violation of the SRM, although the Parkash may be on a temporary basis. The quoted Parampra of Lakhi Jungle is Manmat and is a serious transgression of SRM.
WHY HAS ACADEMY and Gurdwara Sahib Titiwangsa not followed the Harmandir Sahib Parampra of removing BN (DG) from Harmandir Sahib in 1923. Also removed from Harmandir Sahib was Bhagwat Geeta and Hindu Godess statues.
There can be only one Guru or Emperor on the throne at one time or place.
2) That BN (DG) Parkash was done in Harmandir Sahib until 1945.
Why was BN (DG) REMOVED FROM HARMANDIR SAHIB around 1923 (and not 1945 as claimed in the live video).
This was because, the Parkash of BN (DG) in the presence of SGGS Ji was a manmat and was a serious transgression.
Therefore, the BN (DG) and numerous statues of Hindu Goddess were removed from Harmandir Sahib in 1920’s, too.
Thus the Parkash of BN (DG) in Darbar of SGGS Ji, is taking PANTH back to the old Brahminical ways, from which we were liberated with the removal of BN (DG) from Harmandir Sahib in 1923.
3) The SRM (pg.11J) provides:
” ਸ੍ਰੀ ਗੁਰੂ ਗ੍ਰੰਥ ਸਾਹਿਬ ਜੀ ਦੇ ਵਾਕਰ (ਤੁੱਲ) ਕਿਸੇ ਪੁਸਤਕ ਨੂੰ ਅਸਥਾਪਨ ਨਹੀਂ ਕਰਨਾ “
The relevant words in SRM are “Kitab”, “Parkash” and “Vakar” and in bracket “Tul”.
This means there can be only ONE GRANTH in DARBAR. All others are “kitabs”, and Kitabs don’t come in rumalas, manji, chaur, asan etc.
Therefore, Parkash of BN (DG) in Darbar of SGGS Ji has resulted in the following transgressions:
- To make the DG Kitab/book into a “granth” by faulty actions.
- To install it and give it the same reverence as SGGS Ji and in the presence of SGGS Ji.
- The closest word to “Tul” is Barabar (see Akal Takhat Gurmatta-1, where word Barabar is used) and in English is “on par”.
By putting rumalas, manji, chaur, asan, etc, the DG has been put on par with SGGS Ji.
The question of saying that BN (DG) is always placed one or two inches lower and placement is on left is nothing but to pull wool over the eyes.
In the DARBAR there can be only and only ONE AUTHORITY and to which to Tek Matha.
There can be none other to challenge it whether sitting on the same height or lower or to the right or left.
Sikh Neh Siraf SGGS Ji teh hi Nihcha rakhni hai ji, ehi Gurbani dha farmaan hai.
ਹਰਿ ਇਕੋ ਦਾਤਾ ਸੇਵੀਐ ਹਰਿ ਇਕੁ ਧਿਆਈਐ ॥
ਹਰਿ ਇਕੋ ਦਾਤਾ ਮੰਗੀਐ ਮਨ ਚਿੰਦਿਆ ਪਾਈਐ ॥
ਜੇ ਦੂਜੇ ਪਾਸਹੁ ਮੰਗੀਐ ਤਾ ਲਾਜ ਮਰਾਈਐ ॥
(Ang 590 SGGS Ji)
[You must Serve and worship only ONE MASTER]
The Gurdwaras must take note of the above serious transgression of the SRM.
The MGC had warned earlier that such actions will lead to disunity and we have been proven right.
The MGC EXCO will meet urgently to decide on the next cause of action to be taken at this serious transgression of SRM and the clear Hukam of Sri Guru Gobind Singh Ji :
“SABH SIKHAN KO HUKAM HAI GURU MANIO GRANTH”
Guru Gobind Singh Ji had himself bowed before Sri Guru Granth Sahib Ji (the only Granth in Parkash), and bestowed “Gurta Gaddi” only on this Guru Granth Sahib Ji. Sikhs do not have any other Guru (Shabad Guru) except Sri Guru Granth Sahib Ji.
The Gurmata-1 by Akal Takhat dated 6.6.2008 refers to DG (BN) as “Literature & History” only and not even bani, let alone Gurbani, We quote from the Said Gurmatta:
The whole of Sikh Panth is hereby informed that DG is an inseparable part of Sikh Litreture and Sikh History, but Guru Gobind Singh Ji did not award it the status equal to SGGS Ji. Guruship had been bestowed only and only on SGGS Ji. Due to this, no other Granth can be installed “Parkash” like and on par with SGGS Ji.
Malaysian Gurdwaras Council
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