ISBN 9788121510448,The Dasam Granth: The Second Scripture Of The Sikhs Written By Sri Guru Gobind Singh

The Dasam Granth: The Second Scripture Of The Sikhs Written By Sri Guru Gobind Singh



Munshiram Manoharlal Publishers Pvt Ltd

Publication Year 2005

ISBN 9788121510448

ISBN-10 8121510449

Hard Back

Number of Pages 645 Pages
Language (English)

Religion: general

The Dasam Granth connotes "The book of the Tenth Guru" of the Sikhs, Sri Guru Gobind Singh, a great reformer, litterateur, spiritual leader and unparalleled warrior, who traced his lineage to Lord Rama. After the compilation of the Dasam Granth by the Tenth Guru, it was called Chhotta Granth (the younger book) as compared to the Adi Granth (Guru Granth Sahib) which was called Wadda Granth (the elder book). Dasam Granth consists of religious compositions in the first part and the other part mostly comprises of mythological compositions. The work has an original, forceful and fearless expression and a social and political consciousness as the Guru wants to instill such noble qualities in man, which can make him individually great and also a very healthy constituent of the society. Contents Preface Introduction : 1. Life and Footprints of Guru Gobind Singh 2. Autobiograghy of Guru in Bachittar Natak (AD 1666-96) 3. A Glimpse of Sri Guru Sobha of Sainapat 4. Chronology of the Main Events 5. Literary Contributions of Guru Gobind Singh-A View I. Jaapu II. Gyan Prabodh III. Akal Ustat IV. Ath Chandi Charitra Ukati Bilas V. Chandi Charitra II VI. Var Sri Bhagauti Ji Ki VII. Bachittar Natak : 1. Apni Katha (Autobiography) 2. Chaubis Avatar (Vishnu's Twenty-four Incarnations) 3. Hymns of the Tenth Guru 4. Thirty-three Swayyas 5. The Swayyas in Praise of the Khalsa VIII. Shri Shastar Naam-maala Purana IX. Zafarnamah