BHAI SAHIB RANDHIR SINGH was an outstanding freedom fighter and a great saint and theologian who has made a lasting contribution to the religious and cultural revival in Punjab, and was one of the first few Punjabi revolutionaries who staked their life and career to bring about political awakening and win freedom for their country Son of a High Court Judge and educated in Govt College and Mission College, Lahore, Bhai Randhir Singh ushered a moral and spiritual revival which set into motion what later on came to be known as Gurdwara Reform Movement In the Rakabganj Affairit was his stern challenge to the British Government and stirring call to the people to organize resistance, which prevented the further desecration of the historic shrineIn , he was the only non emigrant Sikh leader who completely identified himself with the cause of the Ghadar Party and suffered imprisonment for seventeen long years He is known to historians of this period as Hero of the First supplementary Lahore Conspiracy Case He is the only Sikh Leader who, in the last hundred years or , has been given Hukamnamas and Robes of Honour by the then four Takhats of the Panth, in solemn recognition of his sacrifices and impact on his times His deep and original expositions of various aspects of Sikhism thanbooks are a lasting contribution to Sikh theology, philosophy and mysticism He distinguished himself in Punjabi prose and poetry by an erudite and powerful grand style of his own Sri Guru Granth Sahib Ji is the embodiment of the attributes of Ever Existent Supreme Being Worshipping Sri Guru Granth Sahib Ji is same as paying homage to The Supreme Being Bhai Sahib Randhir Singh Ji This book is based on a discussion with two English doctors during the severe attack of plague epidemic in March April,in Panjab It was at village Kheri Naudh Singh Tehsil Samrala that the two doctors had detailed discussion with Bhai Sahib It also finds mention in Bhai Sahib s Autobiography Letters from Jail under the heading At the time of service as Assistant Tehsildar One of the doctors, Dr Fischer had suggested to Bhai Sahib to give this discussion a book form for general benefit Bhai Sahib brought out the discussion in English language into Panjabi in , in question answer form Bhai Sahib used the word Doctor for Dr Fischer and Singh for himself It was with the initiative of Late S Joginder Singh Ji, Treasury officer Patiala State, that the book was printed infor the first timeThe translation of the Punjabi version of this book was undertaken by Bhai Jaspinder Singh Toronto after having been prompted by some of Bhai Sahib s associates and Bhai Balbir Singh son of Bhai Sahib Randhir Singh Following the success of the first two ebook publications in early , Bhai Sahib Randhir Singh Trust UK Registered Charity No, has continued to publish Bhai Sahib s work in this way in order to meet the demand of readers in the western world With the blessings of the Almighty and support of the Sangat, we can hopefully publish of Bhai Sahib s work in this way Where possible, we are making these available free of charge Any proceeds and donations will go towards making work of this nature available and for other charitable causes Please leave a review to encourage people to read Bhai Sahib s books For updates follow us on Twitter bsrstrust , like us on Facebook facebook bsrstrust or please get in contact if you would like to help out, donate or make suggestions Our email is info bsrstrust and website is bsrstrust

10 thoughts on “Is Worshipping Sri Guru Granth Sahib Ji Akin To Idol Worship?

  1. Tarun Deep Singh Tarun Deep Singh says:

    Very interesting Philosophical take on the concept of worship in Sikhi