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The Making Of Sikh Scripture

Author : Gurinder Singh Mann
ISBN : 9780195130249
Genre : Religion
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The history of the compilation of the Adi Granth - the Sikh "cannon" - has long been the subject of speculation and debate. In Mann's comprehensive account, he presents findings that challenge traditional and contemporary hypotheses and raises some entirely fresh questions.

The Guru Granth Sahib

Author : Pashaura Singh
ISBN : 9780199087730
Genre : Religion
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This book examines three closely related questions in the process of canon formation in the Sikh tradition: how the text of the Adi Granth came into being, the meaning of gurbani, and how the Adi Granth became the Guru Granth Sahib. The censure of scholarly research on the Adi Granth was closely related to the complex political situation of Punjab and brought the whole issue of academic freedom into sharper focus. This book addresses some of these issues from an academic perspective. The Adi Granth, the sacred scripture of the Sikhs, means ‘first religious book’ (from the word ‘adi’ which means ‘first’ and ‘granth’ which means ‘religious book’). Sikhs normally refer to the Adi Granth as the Guru Granth Sahib to indicate a confession of faith in the scripture as Guru. The contents of the Adi Granth are commonly known as bani (utterance) or gurbani (the utterance of the Guru). The transcendental origin (or ontological status) of the hymns of the Adi Granth is termed dhur ki bani (utterance from the beginning). This particular understanding of revelation is based upon the doctrine of the sabad, or divine word, defined by Guru Nanak and the succeeding Gurus. This book also explores the revelation of the bani and its verbal expression, devotional music in the Sikh tradition, the role of the scripture in Sikh ceremonies, and the hymns of Guru Nanak and Guru Arjan.

Library Catalogue Subject Catalogue

Author : University of London. School of Oriental and African Studies. Library
ISBN : UOM:39015086907576
Genre : Africa
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Imaging Sound

Author : Bonnie C. Wade
ISBN : 0226868419
Genre : Art
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The rulers of the Mughal Empire of India, who reigned from 1526 to 1858, spared no expense as patrons of the arts, particularly painting and music. They left as their legacy an extraordinarily rich body of commissioned artistic projects including illustrated manuscripts and miniature paintings that represent musical instruments, portraits of musicians, and the compositions of ensembles. These images form the basis of Bonnie C. Wade's study of how musicians of Hindustan encountered and Indianized music from the Persian cultural sphere. Imaging Sound is a contribution to many fields in its unique combination of sources and methods: it is the study of musical change; of image-making in the past and the methodological use of images as "texts" in the present; of the role of patronage in the Mughal Empire; and of the development of South Asian culture.

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Author : University of London. School of Oriental and African Studies. Library
ISBN : UOM:39015086907766
Genre : Africa
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India Office Library And Records Report

Author : India Office Library
ISBN : UOM:39015082904676
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
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Jap Ji Sahib

Author : Nānak I. (Guru)
ISBN : 398050395X
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Current Research In Britain The Humanities

Author : British Library. Lending Division
ISBN : 1860670687
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Author : Library of Congress
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