7 Biggest Contributions of Sri Guru Amar Das Ji


The Third Sikh Guru contributed the following to the people of the world:

All visitors to Gurdwaras were to first take Langar (Free Blessed Food) together before seeing the Guru. “First Pangat then Sangat”

Further abolished the Caste System.

Guru lifted the status of women and gave them equality with men. He strictly prohibited the practice of Sati (the dying of the wife on her husband’s funeral pyre), “Parrda” (veil to cover the face), etc.

Established an Administration system for management of the increasing size of the Sikh congregations, called Manjis

22 Manjis were established

Gift of the prayer called Anand Sahib, which is one of the Five Banis recited daily by devout Sikhs.

Established the city of Goindval on the banks of river Bias in 1552 A.D.

The Guru contributed a total of 907 hymns to the Sri Guru Granth Sahib.

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