waheguru: What is the meaning of waheguru?


waheguru: Waheguru is a word used in Sikhism to refer to God. It is also often uttered as a mantra and is called gurmantra or gurmantar. Gur mantr means “the word of the divine,” which supposedly takes one “from darkness to the lightness,” causing one’s mind to expand. 

What is the meaning of waheguru?
Waheguru is a term most often used in Sikhism to refer to God, the Supreme Being or the creator of all. It means “Wonderful Teacher” in the Punjabi language, but in this case is used to refer to God. Wahi means “wonderful” and “Guru” is a term denoting “teacher”.

Is waheguru real?
Waheguru or Vaheguru is unique to the Sikhs. It has NO connection with any Hindu deities. This is the Gurmanter of the Sikhs. There are two Sikh sources which describe meaning of Waheguru: Bhai Gurdas Ji Vaara & Nanak Prakash Granth by Kavi Santokh Singh.

What religion is waheguru?
Sikhs have many words to describe God. The name most widely used for God by Sikhs is Waheguru , which means ‘wondrous enlightener’. Sikhs believe that there is only one God, who created everything. They believe that Waheguru must remain in the mind at all times.

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