One stop location for a balanced view on Sikhi. We discuss current Sikh Panth issues and provide a knowledge resource base. His writings are considered key to understanding the Sikh holy scriptures. He wrote 40 vars ballads and kabits both forms of Punjabi poetry. These writings are considered the best specimens of Sikh literature and philosophy. The exact date of birth of Bhai Gurdas is not known but it is somewhere between A.
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Harbans Lal and Dr. During the time when I was working on this project, I sent a copy of a part of my manuscript to the Management of Gurdwara Keling, Singapore; who after its perusal had very graciously agreed to have it published.
Thereafter, I sent them my complete manuscript of about a thousand pages original. Of and on, would enquire off them about the progress of printing and publication of the book, but without tangible results. To my dismay, I was informed in November that the manuscript had been lost. Although I was much hurt, yet I feel that it was a blessing in disguise. Apparently that effort was below standard and the True Guru wanted me to produce a more viable and acceptable work through His blessings.
That work was a verbatim exposition of the verses. I prayed before God to bless me with ability and intellect to accomplish this task as He would like it to be.
I commenced this project in June His Vars are epitome of the commentaries and explanations of theological as well as ethical doctrines of Sangat holy congregation , Haumai ego , Gura, Gurmukh Guru-conscious , Manmukh self-willed , Truth, Nam etc. His Van, which are in chaste Punjabi of that period explores the names of Sikhs of the first six Gurus Guru Nanak to Guru Hargobind , hhagats of medieval period, devotees and their works.
The idea of bringing forth the quintessence of each Pauri Stanza of each Var ballad motivated me to undertake this work on priority basis. Putting aside everything else, I started working on this project with a view to present a more meaningful exposition of this great work, which is considered as key to Gurbani.
Original text of Varan has been retained, followed by its transliteration in Roman in traditional English alphabet so that one could read the original and understand it. Since this work is voluminous over pages it is being published in two volumes. This English transliteration and translation of Varan Bhai Gurdas Ji is very different from the earlier published works, which appear more or less verbatim translation. Therefore, its significance is obvious.
All that is written in this book is mine and I am fully responsible for it. I most humbly request the readers to forgive me for my shortcomings, which are bound to be many. After having worked in his chosen profession he migrated to U. After working as a well reputed construction engineer for 14 years in his adopted country he voluntarily retired and absorbed himself in the study of Sikh scriptures.
Love of Gurbani being strong in his inheritance he had opportunity, means and mind to pursue the study of Gurbani and write about the message of Guru Nanak. Hence many of his articles were published in reputed journals of U.
These articles were widely applauded by the readers. Encouraged by the publication of his articles, he wrote his first book Prayer which was published in All of his works have been well received by scholars and general readers alike.
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Nirn Jahangir wrote in his Tuzak-i-Jahangiri only 20 days after the martyrdom of Guru Arjan Dev that he ordered his execution. Outline of Sikhism Sikhism portal. Guru Har Gobind Sahib personally cremated his body. Rehnde Gur dariayo vich, meen kuleen het nirbani Darsan dekh patang jio n joti andar jot samani Sabad surat i liv mirg jio, bhirh payee chit avar na jani Gur Arjan vith u kurbani Bhai Gurdas, Var 24 To achieve martyrdom, Guru Arjan Dev ji immersed in the God-like ocean like a fish. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. This was a period of great challenges and difficulties for the Sikhs.
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