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By Pashaura Singh

ISBN-10: 0195679210

ISBN-13: 9780195679212

A finished learn of the lifestyles and paintings of Guru Arjan (1563–1606), the 5th Guru of the Sikhs, this quantity reconstructs his lifestyles in keeping with background, reminiscence, culture, and mythic illustration. Pashaura Singh makes a speciality of the key impacts that formed Guru Arjan's inspiration. He discusses the socio-political stipulations that moulded the Guru's lifestyles, inspiring him to turn into one of many maximum spiritual leaders of the area. featuring a scientific research of Guru Arjan's teachings, the writer examines the Guru's function as chief of the growing to be Sikh Panth. The publication discusses significant institutional advancements and the formation of the Sikh canon in the course of the Guru's reign. It additionally explores the situations surrounding the Guru's martyrdom and the following influence at the crystallization of the Sikh Panth

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