Sikh Ceremony Involves 48 Hours of Continuous Reading

March 24, 2001

Source: The Dallas Morning News

On March 24, 2001, The Dallas Morning News reported on the Sikh ceremony called the Akhand Path, which is a is a continuous reading of the 1,430 pages of the Sikh sacred book, the Sri Guru Granth. The ceremony, born in India two centuries ago as a reaction to persecution, has become a mark of the faith's identity in 21st-century America." The ceremony can be done to celebrate miny special occasions.