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The Encyclopaedia of Sikhism

The Encyclopaedia of Sikhism

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Published by Punjabi University in Patiala .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Sikhism -- Encyclopedias.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementHarbans Singh, editor-in-chief.
    ContributionsHarbans Singh, 1921-1998
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBL2017.3 .E63 1992
    The Physical Object
    Pagination4 v. ;
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19721216M
    ISBN 108173801002, 8173802041, 8173803498


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The purpose of the undertaking was to prepare in English and Punjabi a general reference work about Sikh religion. The work was to be comprehensive in scope and was to cover topics such as Sikh theology, philosophy, history, ethics, literature, art, ceremonies.

The re- maining section of the book deals exclusive- ly with the Afghan-Sikh contest for power. The occupation of the Punjab by the Sikhs was completed under eminent Sikh sarddrs (chiefs) like Charhat Singh, Tara Singh Ghaiba, Jassa Singh Ramgarhia, Harl Singh, Lahina Singh and Gujjar Singh of.

Sikh literature. The Adi Granth and the Dasam Granth. There are two granths, or volumes, that stand out above all others in the Sikh religion: the Adi Granth (“First Book”)—unquestionably the greater of the two—and the Dasam Granth (“Tenth Book”).

Brill’s Encyclopedia of Sikhism aims to make available in-depth critical scholarship on all the main aspects of the Sikh traditions in a number of original essays written by the world's foremost scholars on Sikhs and Sikh traditions. The encyclopedia is thematic and seeks to present a balanced and impartial view of the Sikh traditions in all.

Brill’s Encyclopedia of Sikhism aims to make available in-depth critical scholarship on all the main aspects of the Sikh traditions in a number of original essays written by the world's foremost scholars on Sikhs and Sikh traditions. Forthcoming sections will be (1) Religious Practices, (2) Arts and Performance Traditions, (3) Leadership, Representation, and Communication, and (4) Contemporary Issues.

The Encyclopedia of Sikhism is a 4 volume encyclopaedia on Sikhism prepared under the auspices of Punjabi University, Patiala by Professor Harbans first volume of this work was initially released in by the President of India, Dr.

Shankar Dayal Sharma. The complete set of the 4-volume Encyclopaedia was released by Prime Minister of India, Shri Atal Bihari Vajpayee, in The latest is this Encyclopaedia of Sikhism which I have pleasure in issuing on behalf ofthe Punjabi University, Patiala.

Sikhism already possesses that monumental work, Gurushabad R a t a n a k a r M a h a n K o s h, the creation of an individual, the celebrated Bhai Kahn Singh, of Nabha.1/5(1). Guru Granth Sahib - Sacred Scripture of the Sikhs: Quadricentennial, - Life and the Unique Martyrdom of Guru Tegh Bahadur () Sikh Rehat Maryada - Sikh.

It is a work of high literary and scholarly worth produced by the renowned scholars of different disciplines under the dynamic guidance of Prof Harbans Singh. It is not easy to restate and repack the entire range of information and knowledge of a people.

An attempt has been made precisely to define the ideas and terms of Sikhism. The writing is direct, terse and tight and the aim throughout. Sikhism, religion and philosophy founded in the Punjab region of the Indian subcontinent in the late 15th century.

Its members are known as Sikhs. The Sikhs call their faith Gurmat (Punjabi: “the Way of the Guru”). According to Sikh tradition, Sikhism was established by Guru Nanak. Shop for Books on Google Play. Browse the world's largest eBookstore and start reading today on the web, tablet, phone, or ereader.

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Through this profusely illustrated book's chapters, scholars examine the full range of Sikh artistic expression and of Sikh history and cultural life, using artworks from the Kapany : Jaroslav Strnad. This work is an abridged version of Prof. Harbans Singh’s ‘The Encyclopaedia of Sikhism’.

The university decided to bring out in a single volume a concise version of the four volume Encyclopaedia to make it handy for use by those who solicit quick and precise information on Sikhism.

The idea was to abridge the information in the given entries keeping all the required information and.

ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: 2 volumes (xi, pages) ; 25 cm: Contents: V. Advent of Sikhism-Origin of Sikhism and its. Gur Shabad Ratanakar Mahankosh by Kahan Singh Nabha, popularly known as Mahan kosh is a not only the first dictionary of Sikh Scripture and books on Sikh Religion on western concept of lexis but also a classical reference book of Sikh History, Philosophy and contemporary Sikh States.5/5(1).

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Encyclopaedia of Sikhism: E-L by Harbans Singh and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Sikhism is a monotheistic religion, or a religion that believes in one God. The followers are called "Sikhs", and their holy book is the Sri Guru Granth Sahib.

An estimated 28 million people are followers of Sikhism, which then makes it the fifth largest religion in the world. The Encyclopaedia of Sikhism, 4 Vols. Harbans Singh (ed.) 3 ratings by Goodreads.

ISBN / ISBN Published by Punjabi University, Patiala, Punjab, India, Account Name: Sanctum Books Account Number: Bank Name: Citibank Swift Code: CITIINBX/5(3).

Arvind-Pal Singh Mandair is an Associate Professor and holder of the S.B.S.C. Endowed Chair in Sikh Studies at the University of Michigan, books include: Sikhism: A Guide for the Perplexed (Bloomsbury, ), Religion and the Specter of the West: Sikhism, India, Postcoloniality and the Politics of Translation (Columbia, ), Teachings of the Sikh Gurus (with Christopher Shackle, About the Book 'Encyclopaedias do not grow on trees.' The force in the dictum not withstanding, the Punjabi University promised to produce one for the scholarly world—an Encyclopaedia of Sikhism.

It was a daring: undertaking. Happily, the first volume of the Encyclopaedia in a four-part series is now ready. It comprises about entries, covering different aspects of Sikh life and letters. The Encyclopaedia of Sikhism (Volume IV) X, The Encyclopaedia of Sikhism (Volume IV), Harbans Singh, Punjabi University, "Encyclopaedias do not grow on trees".

The force in the dictum notwithstanding, the Punjabi University promised to produce one for the scholarly world--an Encyclopa. Guru Granth Sahib, the holy scripture of Sikhs, was first installed at the Golden Temple on September 1, Granth is a Hindi word, which means "book" and it contains the writings of each of the ten gurus.

The Guru Granth Sahib is worshiped as the Supreme Authority of Sikhism and is considered the eleventh and final guru of Sikhism. SIKHISM. word Sikh means disciple or student (from Sanskrit ś i ṣ ya, Pali sikha).Sikhism is traced to the person and ideology of Gur ū N ā nak, who was born in the Punjab in The religion developed through N ā nak's nine successor gur ū s within the historical and geographical parameters of Hinduism and Islam.

In the early twenty-first century there are twenty million. Sikh Scriptures and Literature. Children categories. an unpublished manuscript, is a book written in by Ghulam Muhaiy ud-Din Khan. It gives an account of Ahmad Shah Durrani\'s first two invasions of India.

Copies of the manuscript are available at the University of the Pahjab, Lahore, Khalsa College, Amritsar, and in the Punjab. Pilgrimage (to Mecca) is a crucial part of Islam, while Sikhism denounces pilgrimages, circumcision and rituals.

According to Guru Gobind Singh, the tenth Sikh Guru stated in his 52 Hukamnamas that a Sikh should undertake Pilgrimages to Sikh Gurdwaras. (Sikhism ofthe Sikh Rahit Maryada, defines a Sikh as one who believes in Akāl Purakh (“the. Vaisakhi The high point of Sikhism 13 - Acknowledgement: The cover design is partly based on a drawing from the “Ardaas” (Sikh prayer) picture book published by SGPC, Amritsar.

Initial printing costs contributed by Sardar Sarup Singh Johal, JP, of Riverland. Published by: SEWA Co-ordination,File Size: KB. Sikh. ETHNONYMS: Khalsa, Singhs, Amrit-dharis, Nanakpanthis, Sahaj-dharis, Kes-dharis.

Orientation. Identification and Location. The word Sikh is the Punjabi derivation of the Sanskrit term shishya or "disciple" and refers to someone who acknowledges the teachings of Guru Nanak () and his ten human successors as collected in the Sikh canon.

Although Sikhs today generally acknowledge. The artistic depiction on the spine, in a manuscript of the Gurū Granth dated toenshrines the aspiration of the Khālsā Panth to establish Khālsā Rāj. The niśān (flag), with two caurs (ceremo- nial peacock-feather whisks) at its base, symbolizes the fateh (“victory”), while the imprints of deg (“cauldron,” i.e.

food) and teġ (“sword,” i.e. justice) express its. The International Bibliography of Sikh Studies brings together all books, composite works, journal articles, conference proceedings, theses, dissertations, project reports, and electronic resources produced in the field of Sikh Studies until Junemaking it the most complete and up-to-date reference work in the field today.

One of the youngest religions of the world, Sikhism has. Sikhism (/ ˈ s ɪ k ɪ z əm /; Punjabi: ਸਿੱਖੀ), or Sikhi (Sikkhī, pronounced [ˈsɪkːʰiː], from Sikh, meaning a "disciple", "seeker," or "learner"), is a monotheistic religion that originated in the Punjab region of the Indian subcontinent around the end of the 15th century.

Sikhism is one of the youngest of the major world religions and is the world's fifth largest organized.Sikhism (sĬk´Ĭzəm), religion centered in the Indian state of Punjab, numbering worldwide some 19Sikhs live in Britain, and there are smaller communities in North America, Australia, and Singapore.

By the late s Sikhism was the world's fifth largest faith and had someU.S. adherents andin Canada.Sikh Encyclopedia. K likes. This page aims at informing public about Sikh History covering information about Guru Sahiban, great Sikh personalities, sacrifices, Kingdoms and Wars ers: K.