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The Graṅth of Guru Gobind Singh: Essays, Lectures, and Translations

Kamalroop Singh and Gurinder Singh Mann


The book offers new insights into the secondary scripture of the Sikhs, Dasam Patshah ka Graṅth or the Graṅth of Guru Gobind Singh. The scripture has in recent times adopted the name of Dasam Graṅth (DG) and has traditionally been attributed to Guru Gobind Singh. Many studies have adopted a polemic approach and focused on the authorship of the text. This book takes a multi-disciplinary approach and considers the relationship of the scripture in terms of newly discovered manuscripts, apocryphal translations, and relics. The manuscript tradition shows how the Graṅth was written and compiled duri ... More

Keywords: Dasam Graṅth, Sikh manuscripts, secondary scripture of the Sikhs, Graṅth of Guru Gobind Singh, Guru Gobind Singh, Ādi Graṅth, Akali Nihangs, Sodhak Committee

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2015 Print ISBN-13: 9780199458974
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: January 2016 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199458974.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Kamalroop Singh, author
Director of the Panjab Cultural Association

Gurinder Singh Mann, author
Director of the Sikh Museum Initiative