Mul Mantra - Online Course

This course offers an analysis of the Mul Mantra, the core of the Sikh ideology on which the entire edifice of Gurmat framework is based or founded on. Delivered online through our Sikhia platform, and taught by Surender Pal Singh.

Every community or a group derives its inspiration or direction from one or more central principles that it places at its center. The course offers an analysis of the Mul Mantra, the core of the Sikh ideology on which the entire edifice of Gurmat framework is based or founded on.

In essence, it captures the character traits and the personality of Ik Oankar, the beloved, the longing of every Sikh, as sketched in the Guru Granth Sahib. It carries and shapes the world view of the entire Sikh community.

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Sikhia interface for Mul Mantar course online


The course covers the origin and the meaning of related terms like Mantra, Mul Mantra, Bij Mantra, Gur Mantra appearing in the Guru Granth Sahib, in an effort to explore their significance and place in the Sikh tradition. The course also delves into the etymology of each word appearing in the Mul Mantra and the various interpretations offered by different Sikh theologians on them.

With this course we hope to bring more clarity to one's general understanding of the Mul Mantra, and in the process that of Sikhi principles enshrined in the Guru Granth Sahib at large.

Please register on our online platform, Sikhia, and login to view the free demo content of the course.

Course Curriculum

  • Mul Mantra Introduction
  • Mantra and Its Adjectives
  • Mul Mantra Statistics
  • Interpretations

Registration Cost: Free Trial / $15

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