- The Adi Granth is the central object of worship in all gurudwaras (Sikh temples) and is accorded the reverence paid to a living guru.
- The first version of the book was compiled by the fifth Sikh Guru, Arjun Dev, in Amritsar .
- Granth Sahib is a collection of nearly 6,000 hymns of the Sikh Gurus (religious leaders) and various early and medieval saints of different religions and castes.
- The language is mostly Punjabi or Hindi, interspersed with Marathi, Persian, and Arabic words. After the death of Guru Gobind Singh, his hymns and other writings were compiled into a book known as the Dasam Granth .