Akhaṇḍ pāṭh

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Akhaṇḍ pāṭh (Hindī, Pañjābī). ‘Uninterrupted reading’ of the Ādi Granth. Akhaṇḍ pāṭh is a relatively recent Sikh practice. Anyone wishing to mark a happy or sorrowful family occasion may arrange for akhaṇḍ pāṭh, providing food for all who read or attend during the forty-eight hours.