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The making of Sikh scripture

by Gurinder Singh Mann

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Published by Oxford University Press in Oxford, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Ādi-Granth -- History.,
  • Ādi-Granth -- Criticism, Textual.,
  • Sikhism -- Sacred books -- History.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 183-190) and index.

    StatementGurinder Singh Mann.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBL2017.45 .M369 2001
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxi, 193 p. :
    Number of Pages193
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6778262M
    ISBN 100195130243
    LC Control Number00020857

    The life of every Sikh has both personal and panthic, or communal, a devout Sikh, the secular life (Miri) incorporates standards of spiritual living (Piri).The Sikh way of life follows gurmat, principles taught by the ten gurus over a period of three centuries. Regardless of initiation status, a Sikh is to adhere to the conventions of the Sikh code of conduct from the time of Author: Sukhmandir Khalsa. It is in this spirit that various Sikh scholars have undertaken efforts to translate Sri Guru Granth Sahib into a number of languages in order to spread the teachings of the Gurus and to bring the Sikh religion to the people of the world as Guru Nanak wished.

    This book is one of the first to introduce newcomers to Sikhism's meanings, beliefs, practices, rituals, and festivals. Eleanor Nesbitt highlights the key threads in the fascinating history, from the Gurus and the development of the Sikh appearance, to martyrdom and militarization in . The Sikhs by Patwant Singh is a detailed overview of Sikh history and tradition that reads like a captivating Navdeep Singh, policy director of SALDEF, said: "Singh’s work remains one of the most accessible and researched books on the history and evolution of the Sikh community.

    The Guru Granth Sahib, or Adi Granth, is the religious Scriptures of Sikhism. It is a voluminous text of pages, compiled and composed during the period of Sikh Gurus, from AD to AD. Guru Gobind Singh (–), the Tenth and final living Guru, affirmed the sacred text Adi Granth as his successor, elevating it to Guru Granth 4/4(10). Gurinder Singh Mann, The Making of Sikh Scripture (New York: Oxford University Press, , ISBN ), Sandeep Singh Brar The Sikhism Homepage: Sri Guru Granth Sahib – Authors & Contributors. Retrieved Aug


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The Adi Granth ("original book"), the primary scripture of the Sikhs, comprises approximately 3, hymns. Although the authorship of the hymns is well-recorded, the history of the compilation the Adi Granth - the creation of the Sikh "canon" - is the subject of considerable speculation and by:   The The making of Sikh scripture book of Sikh Scripture.

The Adi Granth ("original book"), the primary scripture of the Sikhs, comprises approximately 3, hymns.

Although the authorship of the hymns is well-recorded, the history of the compilation the Adi Granth - the creation of the Sikh "canon" - is the subject of considerable speculation and debate.1/5(1).

The Adi Granth ("original book"), the primary scripture of the Sikhs, comprises approximately 3, hymns. Although the authorship of the hymns is well-recorded, the history of the compilation the Adi Granth - the creation of the Sikh "canon" - is the subject of considerable speculation and debate.

The Making of Sikh Scripture. Gurinder Singh Mann. The Adi Granth ("original book"), the primary scripture of the Sikhs, comprises approximately 3, hymns.

Although the authorship of the hymns is well-recorded, the history of the compilation the Adi Granth - the creation of the Sikh "canon" - is the subject of considerable speculation and debate. In this book, Gurinder Mann attempts to construct a.

The Making of Sikh Scripture by Gurinder Sing Mann. The Adi Granth ('Origina Book'), primary scripture of the Sikhs, comprises approximately 3, hymns.

The authorship of the hymns is well-recorded, the history of the compilation of the Adi Granth--the creation of the Sikh 'canon'--is the subject of considerable speculation and debate.

The Adi Granth (original book), the primary scripture of the Sikhs, comprises approximately 3, hymns. Although the authorship of the hymns is well-recorded, the history of the compilation the Adi Granth - the creation of the Sikh canon - is the subject of considerable speculation and debate.

Sikh Book Club (18) Bhai Pinderpal Singh (17) Daljeet Singh (17) Giani Gian Singh Ji (16) The Making of Sikh Scripture by Gurinder Singh Mann (Author) Language: English Total Download: lives and selected works of saints included in holy book Sri Guru Granth Sahib Ji.

A book dedicated to the bhakti saints. Other Projects. The goal of the book, Jawa said, is to make the Sikh scriptures more accessible to those who speak primarily English, including those who may be unfamiliar with the cultural setting in which the Sri Guru Granth Sahib was written. There are about 24 million Sikhs in the world, including aboutin the United States.

Buy The Making of Sikh Scripture by Mann, Gurinder Singh (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(2). The Making of Sikh Scripture offers an interesting account of the genesis, evolution, and canonization of the foundational text of the Sikh tradition.

It is based upon the survey of early manuscripts that Mann was able to locate during his fieldwork. The Adi Granth ('original book'), the primary scripture of the Sikhs, comprises approximately 3, hymns. Although the authorship of the hymns is well recorded, the history of the compilaiton of the Adi Granth - the creation of the Sikh 'canon' - is the subject of considerable speculation and debate.

In this book, Gurinder Mann attempts to construct a comprehensive picture of the making of. On the basis of a close examination of the extant manuscripts and other early Sikh sources in private custody of families in the Punjab, the author presents a detailed reconstruction of the making of the Adi Granth (“original book”) – the primary Sikh scripture, which comprises about 3, hymns.

In its present form it contains pages and 16 chapters as listed below: Jaap (meditation) Bichitra Natak (autobiography of the Guru) Akal Ustat (praises of God) Chandi Charitar I & II (the character of goddess Chandi) Chandi di Var (a ballad to describe goddess Durga) Gian Prabodh (the.

BOOKS. (44) Gurbani () Guru Sahib (79) Katha () Kids Story Books () Music Poetry Kirtan () Sikhism & Sikh Philosophy () The making of Sikh Scripture. Buy Original and High paper Quality Sikhism/ Punjabi / History Books at Affordable rates. We have wi.

Rs View Details. Sikhism Through Its Scriptures. The political dimensions of Sikh scripture and its impact on the evolution of Sikhs as a Panth or community Today, Sikhi’s approximately twenty-five to thirty million adherents can be found all over the globe, making it one of the six major religions of the world.

Sikhi encompasses a number of religious. THE SIKH SCRIPTURES Guru Granth Sahib. The holiest of the Sikh scriptures is Guru Granth Sahib. It was called Adi Granth (first scripture) until Guru Gobind Singh conferred on it the title of the Guru inafter which it was called Guru Granth Sahib.

Making the Scripture a Person: Reinventing Death Rituals of Guru Granth Sahib in Sikhism. the Sikh scripture has been approached primarily from a textual and exegetical viewpoint,1 while little light has been shed on the living, devotional traditions applied to venerate the book and use the sacred words enshrined in the text.

In response to Author: Kristina Myrvold. The making of Sikh scripture. [Gurinder Singh Mann] -- "Based on a close examination of the extant manuscripts and other early Sikh sources, Gurinder Singh Mann presents a detailed reconstruction of the making of the Adi Granth ("original book"), the.

The historical background to the Sikh religion is outlined, and an account given of the Adi Granth (“original book”) – the primary Sikh scripture, which is considered to be the highest authority within the community, and plays a central role in Sikh devotional and ritual life.

It consists of about 3, hymns of carefully recorded authorship with over 2, hymns written by the 6 Sikh. The Sikh Scripture or Holy Book is the Guru Granth Sahib.

ਗੁਰੂ ਗ੍ਰੰਥ ਸਾਹਿਬ. It is the revealed word of the divine, and has writings directly from the Sikh Gurus. The Adi Granth - the primary scripture of the Sikhs - comprises approximately hymns. This work attempts to construct a comprehensive picture of the making of Sikh "canon", drawing on the recently discovered early manuscripts as well as the extensive secondary literature on the topic.From thenceforth the scripture was called the Guru Granth Sahib and the community of initiated Sikhs was called the Guru Khalsa Panth.

Since the scripture contains the word of God, it is the scripture that enlivens and inspires the Sikh community.The word bible is derived from the Greek word biblia meaning books.

The term which originates from Byblos an ancient Phoenician city which traded in papyrus used in producing a paper like substance for writing upon. Scriptures and scrolls were among the earliest of hand written books. Though one of the world's youngest religions, Sikhism too has a holy book of scripture compiled from various Author: Sukhmandir Khalsa.