Author: Paramjit Singh
Publisher: National Book shop
ISBN/UPC (if available): 8171161847
A man-an individual-is one among the millions of the human species around the world. Being a social animal, he must interact with others of his kind. Interaction needs identification. It is his name, among others, which provides him identification.
In the Sikh name-giving ceremony, the child is presented before the Guru Granth Sahib by the parents in the presence of family friends and relatives. The ceremony could take place in a Gurdwara or at home where the Guru Granth Sahib is brought with proper decorum. In many cases there is a week-long recitation of the Granth Sahib or Akhand Path, to invoke divine blessings for the child, his parents and for the good of man on earth
Importance of Name