Guru Bani – The Word of the Master
The Word or Bani has been already discussed in sufficient details. Guru Bani or Gurbani means the same thing as Bani.
The Word of the Master is the true Light for the world. It dwells in the mind, by the Grace of the Lord.
Gurbani is the Light of the world; It dwells in the mind, by His Grace.
Sri Rag M3, 67-10
Its great blessing for the devotee is that all his defects and evils are removed, and his light merges in the Light of the Lord.
In the treasure-house of devotion, the Word of the Master is a precious stone. Those who realize this Word gain release from birth and death.
In the treasury of devotion, the Word of the Master is a precious stone; realize It and you will be blessed.
Asa M5, 376-15