Q: Who wrote Guru Granth Sahib Ji? What kind of information does Guru Granth Sahib Ji contain?
A: Guru Granth Sahib Ji (The Holy Scripture of Sikhs) contains hymns written by Sikh Guru and devotees of God who themselves have attain salvation. They write about their experiences and the life they lead to meet God. The scripture, which is 1430 pages in length, is also composed almost wholly in musical scale and meter and is completely written in poetic verse. It contains the bani (compositions) of 6 Gurus and 21 devotees. Originally named the Adi Granth Sahib or the ‘first scripture’, the holy volume was renamed the Guru Granth Sahib Ji upon its placement as the spiritual guide of Sikhs by the tenth and last living Guru, Guru Gobind Singh Ji.
Guru Granth Sahib Ji contains answers to question like: Who is God? What does God look like? How to meet Him? What happens after death? How to live a lifestyle what would lead to meeting God? All answers on this site have been taken from the information in Guru Granth Sahib Ji.
Guru Granth Sahib Ji also states remarkable information about the universe, galaxies, stars, planets and the moons. None of the information written in the scripture contradicts with the scientific facts. Scientific facts have been supporting the teachings of Guru Granth Sahib Ji. Guru Granth Sahib Ji further explains how God created the Universe. In addition, this is not the first time God created the Universe. He has created the Universe and life in the Universe many times. All life on the Earth is a creation of God and has been evolving since. Furthermore, life is not just limited to the Earth.
If one seeks to meet God and attain eternal peace, he or she should read Guru Granth Sahib Ji. The scripture does not preach Sikhism or tells people to convert to Sikhism but gives an amazing, mind opening and enlightening information about God and His creations. In addition, Guru Granth Sahib Ji shows everyone a straight path to attain salvation regardless of their background or religion.