Sikh Gurus

GURŪ, a spiritual guide or preceptor. The term, long used in the Indian religious tradition, has a special connotation in the Sikh system. The Sikh faith itself signifies discipleship, the word sikh (śiṣya in Sanskrit and sissa or sekha in Pālī) meaning pupil or learner. The concept of Gurū, the teacher or enlightener, is thus central to Sikhism. The Gurū, according to Sikh belief, is the vital link in man's spiritual progress. He is the teacher who shows the way. He is not an intercessor, but examplar and guide. He is no avatār or God's incarnation, but it is through him that God instructs men. He is the perfectly realized soul; at the same time, he is capable of leading the believers to the highest state of spiritual enlightenment.

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