Sixteen Types of Service to Guru Granth Sahib Bhai Vir Singh writes of sixteen forms of seva *service/devotion* one performs for Guru Granth Sahib in a fotenote in his Gurpratap Suraj Prakash publication. In the last episode (episode 269) we heard how Guru Hargobind mentioned many of these practices when instructing his eldest son, Baba Gurditta, who took an Adi Granth to Kartarpur Sahib. 1. Cleaning the area where the Prakash of Guru Granth Sahib with water, etc. 2. Raising a canopy over Guru Granth Sahib 3. Lay out sheets on the floor along with the Manji Sahib *seat* 4. Bringing the Guru Granth Sahib to one's house 5. Respectfully performing the Prakash 6. Placing clothes or sheets atop 7. Flying a whisk overhead 8. Offering garlands and flowers 9. Performing keertan 10. Offering food *bhet karna*, having the food blessed 11. Lighting incense 12. Sprinkling scents 13. Lighting lamps 14. Performing circumambulations *parkarma* 15. Bowing down to the ground in front of Guru Granth Sahib 16. Respectfully putting to rest and traveling *mounting up* the Guru Granth Sahib on a palanqueen [[Suraj]]