Reht - Edicts of Amrit

Reht or Edicts of Amrit
The institution of Amrit was established, Baisakhi day 1699 by the Tenth Master Guru Gobind Singh, to give his final seal to the perfect man - the Khalsa.

Khalsa is the institution to protect the faith and its edicts for balanced evolution of the spiritual and social obligations of higher order. Things that should be taken care of by an Amritdhari - One Who Takes Amrit, are:

  • Naam Jaap and Bani
    Naam Jaap, Gurumantar, Mool Mantar.

  • High Class Living
    Ethical living, honest earning, sharing with needy, Seva (Selfless Service), compassion, protection of the weak, selfless universal love with humanity etc.

  • Kakkaars
    To observe five Kakkaars (5 Ks) - On accepting Amrit, It is promise of the Sikh to keep these five things on the body and never to discard these - Kesh, Kangha, Kara, Kirpan, Kachha.

1 comment:

  1. AnonymousJuly 12, 2010

    It is wrong to add women as 5 pyare..because at the time when guru gobind singh ji asked for a head..Only the Men woke up and took the challenge...not women ji..Gurfateh..:)