Puratan Janam Sakhi Shri Guru Nanak Dev Ji Bhai Vir Singh is regarded as the founder and creator of Punjabi Literature and was a revered writer and poet. Puratan Janamsakhi – Sri Guru Nanak Dev Ji (Punjabi) Paperback – by Bhai Janam Sakhi or the Biography of Guru Nanak, Founder of the Sikh Religion. 17 Aug A video in Punjabi from Sikh Gurbani Program Raghbir Singh Samagh . According to the Puratan Janamsakhi Guru Nanak Dev Ji was born in.
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The first of these was discovered inthe manuscript had been donated to the library of the east India company by H. There are good reasons to doubt this contention:. Macauliffe in his research on Sikh religion, made it available to the Englishman, who had it published in November The Second udasi was to the south of India with companion Bhai Mardana.
Guru Nanak at Hassan Abdal. Mardana and the stone. A renowned Sikh scholar, Gurmukh Singh of the Oriental College, Lahore, found another janamsakhi at Hafizabad which was very similar to that found by Colebrook.
Guru Nanak at School. This is probably the most popular and well known Janamsakhi, in that most Sikhs and their Janamsakhi knowledge comes from this document. In the year a copy of a janamasakhi was dispatched by the India Office Library in London for the use of Dr. Please help to improve this article by introducing more precise citations.
Puratan Janam Sakhi Shri Guru Nanak Dev Ji
Guru Nanak in Tibet. Guru Nanak and the Brahman. Guru Nanak and the Pandit. Guru Nanak and the Vaishno ascetic. The term Puratan janamsakhis means ancient janam-sakhis and is generally used with reference to the composite work which was compiled by Bhai Vir Singh and first published in When Guru Ji turned seven he was taken to a pundit to learn how to read. Many of them contradict each other on material points and some have obviously been touched up to advance the claims of one or the other branches of the Guru’s family, or to exaggerate the roles of certain disciples.
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Colebrooke and is accordingly known as the Colebrooke or Vailaitwali Janamsakhi. Locals advised his father that Nanak should be married. The account of Guru Ji learning to read from the pundit is also recounted here.
From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. All the Janamsakhis record miraculous acts and supernatural conversations. They follow the above two in all material points. December Learn how and when to remove this template message.
This is probably the most popular and well known Janamsakhi, in that most Sikhs and their Janamsakhi knowledge comes from this document.
Though from the point of view of a historian the janamsakhis may be inadequate, they cannot be wholly discarded because they were based on legend and tradition which had grown up around the Guru in the years following his demise, and furnish useful material to augment the bare but proven facts of his life.
Guru Nanak and Duni Chand. This biography agrees entirely with the India Office janamsakhi. He was sent to learn Persian at the age of nine but returned home and continued to sit in silence.
The main janamsakhis which scholars over the years have referred to are as follows:. Sikh literature Guru Nanak Dev.
His father Kalu was a khatri of the Bedi sub-cast and lived in a village Rai Bhoi di Talwandi; his mother’s name is not given. Of the still existing copies of the Puratan Janam-sakhis the two most important were the Colebrooke and Hafizabad versions.
Panjab Digital Library – Digitization of Puratan Janam Sakhi Sri Guru Nanak Dev Ji
The falsification of old or the composition of new Janamsakhis were the result of three great schisms of the Sikh religion: Of all the manuscripts this turu probably the most neglected as it has acquired a disagreeable reputation. Its lengthy sequel, Suraj Parkash carries the account up to the tenth Guru and contains a higher proportion of historical fact, this was completed in There are good reasons to doubt this contention:.
Locals advised his father that Nanak should be married. This they assured him was essential punnabi the Minas were circulating objectionable things in their version. It had been given to the library by an Englishman called Colebrook; it came to be known as the Vilayat Vali or the foreign janamsakhi. Articles lacking in-text citations from December All articles lacking in-text citations Articles containing Punjabi-language text.
Guru Nanak in Turkey. The various editions of Janamsakhi include stories such as fortune tellers and astrologers predicting at his birth that he will start a new religion, cobra snake offerings made to Guru Nanak while he was sleeping, Guru Nanak visiting and performing miracles at Mecca – a holy place for Muslims, and at Mount Meru – a mythical place for Hindus, Buddhists and Jains.
Guru Nanak and the Sacred Thread. Bhai Mani Singh referred them to the Var of Bhai Gurdas Ji, but this, they maintained was too brief and a longer more fuller account was needed. Delivery and Returns see our delivery rates and policies thinking of returning an item?