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Sikh gurus and the Sikh religion

Anil Chandra Banerjee

Sikh gurus and the Sikh religion

by Anil Chandra Banerjee

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Published by Munshiram Manoharlal in New Delhi .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Sikh gurus -- Biography,
  • Sikhism

  • Edition Notes

    StatementAnil Chandra Banerjee.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBL2017.8 .B36 1983
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvi, 370 p. ;
    Number of Pages370
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2830330M
    LC Control Number83906149

    The Sikh Gurus (Punjabi: ਸਿੱਖ ਗੁਰੂ) are the spiritual masters of Sikhism, who established this religion over the course of about two and a half centuries, beginning in The year marks the birth of Guru Nanak, the founder of was succeeded by nine other gurus until, in , the Guruship was finally passed on by the tenth guru to the holy Sikh scripture, Guru. The Adhi Granth, later known as the Guru Granth Sahib, is the central religious text of the Sikh faith. It is comprised of hymns describing the qualities of God, composed by early Sikh gurus. Our recommenders noted two different translations of the holy text, one by Gurbachan Singh Talib and another by Ernest Trumpp.

    A Timeline of the 10 Gurus of Sikh History. Origins. Historic Timeline of Golden Temple and Akal Takhat. Origins. History of Panj Pyare: The 5 Beloved of Sikh History. Origins. Martyred Sons of Tenth Guru Gobind Singh. Origins. Who are the Gurus & Historical Figures of Sikh History? Origins. Sikh Religion And hair. The Turban And Sword Of Sikhs. sikh Womens Rights. Sikh Religion. Essentials Of Sikhism. Sikh Ideology. The Sikh Faith – Q & A. Sikh Religion And Christianity. sikh Religion And Hinduism. Sikh Religion And Islam. Sikh Religion And Science.

    The last Guru, Guru Gobind Singh, proclaimed that after him the Guru of the Sikhs would be the holy book of Sikhism, Guru Granth Sahib. Guru Granth Sahib is written in Gurumukhi script. It includes the writings of the Sikh Gurus and the writings of Hindu and Muslims saints. But out of humility Guru Gobind Singh did not include his own writings. This monumental work lists o English-language publications under almost 30 subheadings, each representing a subfield in Sikh Studies. The Bibliography contains sections on a wide variety of subjects, such as Sikh gurus, Sikh philosophy, Sikh politics and Sikh religion.


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Sikh gurus and the Sikh religion by Anil Chandra Banerjee Download PDF EPUB FB2

Followed by over 20 million people worldwide, Sikhism takes to the teachings of Sikh Gurus. The teachings of ten Gurus can be found in the Sikh holy book and living Guru, Sri Guru Granth Sahib Ji.

Sikh books of value contain numerous literary pieces on Guru Granth Sahib and more valuable books of Gurus and other topics of relevance. The first of the Gurus and the founder of the Sikh religion was Guru Nanak.

He was born at Talwandi (now known as Nankana Sahib in Pakistan) on Octo Guru ji mastered Punjabi, Sanskrit and Persian at an early age and in childhood revolted against. Description:This book brings forth the salient features of the lives and teachings of Sikh Gurus.

The development of Sikh society has been traced from its inception under the surveillance of Guru Nanak to its full maturity under the tenth Guru Gobind Singh.

Besides mentioning all the socio-political factors which contributed directly or indirectly to its progress in the 16th and 17th centuries. There are 25 Million Sikhs worldwide, of which 18 million live in the Panjab and other 7 million around the world. At the heart of the religion are the Ten Sikh Gurus from the founder father guru Nanak ( ) to Guru Gobind Singh () who transferred authority from individual masters to the scriptures know as Guru Granth Sahib.

Buy Ten Sikh Gurus books from Singh Brothers. All Sikh books have descriptive information about Sikhism and Sikh Gurus life. The time-period of the history of the Gurus ranged from A.D, when Guru Nanak, the founder of the Sikhism was born, to A.D, when the last prophet, Guru Gobind Singh left this mortal world for his heavenly abode ( years).

Guru Nanak, the founder of the Sikh religion was born in a Hindu family of Kshatriya caste. He revolted against. The Sikhs treat this Granth (holy book) as a living Guru. The holy text spans pages and contain the actual words spoken by the founders of the Sikh religion (the Ten Gurus of Sikhism) and various other Saints from other religions including Hinduism and Islam.

The SGGS was given the Guruship by the last of the living Sikh Masters, Guru. 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. Guru, in Sikhism, any of the first 10 leaders of the Sikh religion of northern India. The Punjabi word sikh (“learner”) is related to the Sanskrit shishya (“disciple”), and all Sikhs are disciples of the Guru (spiritual guide, or teacher).

The first Sikh Guru, Nanak, established the practice of naming his successor before his death (), and from the time of Ram Das, the fourth to.

Having made my way through some of the first book so far, I have already learned facts about Sikh history and the Sikh religion of which I was previously ignorant. While some of the descriptions of events in the life of the Gurus may seem far-fetched, these are recorded to reflect the accepted belief by Sikhs of these occurrences/5(9).

Sikhism is known to be the fifth largest religion of the world. Sikhs today have their own ethics, rituals, festivals and ceremonies. This book contains a brief introduction to the Sikh Gurus, The Takhts - the five seats of authority, Amrit- the initiation, Nishan Sahib- the symbolic Sikh.

The Sikh Gurus established a mechanism which allowed the Sikh religion to react as a community to changing circumstances. The sixth Guru, Guru Hargobind, was responsible for the creation of the concept of Akal Takht (throne of the timeless one), which serves as the supreme decision-making centre of Sikhism and sits opposite the Harmandir Sahib.

The Sikh Gurus - Lives and Teachings: Spiritual Enlightenment Through Message Of Sikhism - Kindle edition by Singh, Jaspinder. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets.

Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading The Sikh Gurus - Lives and Teachings: Spiritual Enlightenment Through Message Of Sikhism/5(6).

The Sikh holy text is the Guru Granth Sahib. It is the repository of all Sikh spiritual heritage, written in Punjabi by the Gurus who led Sikhism in the early days of the religion, beginning in late s.

The book is addressed as Guru, because it is an authoritative spiritual guide. Welcome to the Sikh Missionary Society's Online Library. Here we have all the publications, in various eBook formats, of the Sikh Missionary Society (U.K.) freely. The Ten Sikh Gurus. Sikh gurus were responsible for the leadership of the Sikh religion and community for the first years or so of its existence.

Nanak (the founder) was the first guru, and he chose one of his followers to be the guru who succeeded him. After that, the guru succession happened along mostly hereditary lines. Following is the list of Books on Sikh Gurus that have been released online by r Singh Kirpal Singh & Co.

The Ten Gurus - Life and Teachings by Jaspinder Singh in English 2. Suraj Prakash - Book on Life and Teachings of Sikh Gurus in Punjabi 3. Suraj Prakash - Book on Life and Teachings of Sikh Gurus in Hindi 4.

The Sikhs treat this Granth (holy book) as a living Guru. The holy text spans pages and contain the actual words spoken by the founders of the Sikh religion (the Ten Gurus of Sikhism) and various other Saints from other religions including Hinduism and Islam.

The vision of Guru Nanak, the fifteenth-century founder of the Sikh faith, celebrated the oneness of the Divine that both dwells within and transcends the endless diversity of life.

Guru Nanak's immaculate vision inspired the rich and inclusive philosophy of Sikhism, which is reflected in this exquisite and highly acclaimed translation of poems from the religion's most sacred texts: the Guru. It denounces superstitions and blind rituals and is open to all through the teachings of its 10 Gurus enshrined in the Sikh Holy Book and Living Guru, Sri Guru Granth Sahib.

The word ‘Sikh’ in the Punjabi language means ‘disciple’, Sikhs are the disciples of God who follow the writings and teachings of the Ten Sikh Gurus. Description: This book brings forth the salient features of the lives and teachings of Sikh Gurus.

The development of Sikh society has been traced from its inception under the surveillance of Guru Nanak to its full maturity under the tenth Guru Gobind Singh. Sikhs call their panentheistic religion Sikhi which has a dual noun and verb meaning attached to it, and not Sikhism, a colonial-British term that doesn’t carry the native connotation.

The organised order within Sikhi, joined by those who have progressed and maintained the Sikh spiritual discipline, is the Khalsa community — the collective embodiment of the Sikh Gurus formed in AD.The principal Sikh scripture is the Adi Granth (First Scripture), more commonly called the Guru Granth Sahib.

The second most important scripture of the Sikhs is the Dasam Granth. Both of these consists of text which was written or authorised by the Sikh Gurus.

Guru Granth Sahib or Adi Sri Granth Sahib, is more than just a scripture of the Sikhs. The Sikhs treat this Granth (holy book) as a.