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Sikh Prayers For Healing, Hope And Strength

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Prayer is a central part of Sikh devotional life with beautiful hymns (Hukamnama), meditations (Naam Simran), devotional readings (Paath) and five daily prayers (Nitnem Banis).

Below is a slideshow of Sikh prayers written by various gurus derived from Sikh scripture. Included in the slideshow is an excerpt from Chaupai Sahib, a prayer written by Guru Gobind Singh that many Sikhs turn to for strength and inspiration.

HuffPost Religion hopes that this collection of prayers might help all of learn one another's sacred traditions and provide healing from the tragedy of the Wisconsin Sikh shootings.

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