Download Citation on ResearchGate | Debating the Dasam Granth | This book explores a Sikh text attributed to Guru Gobind Singh. Controversy has long. Get this from a library! Debating the Dasam Granth. [Robin Rinehart] — The Dasam Granth is an anthology of diverse compositions attributed to the tenth Guru of. Debating the Dasam Granth is the first English language, book-length critical study of this controversial Sikh text in many years. Based on.

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Posted February 27, I mean, are they actively trying to discourage sales? Edited January 29, by dalsingh Bibliographic Information Print publication date: I think she took it upon herself to interpret the dasam granth in the light of all the recommendations she made back then.

Subscriber Login Email Address. University Press Scholarship Online. Her position on the Charitro Pakhyaan is that it fits with other court litterature from various tamil and hindi darbaars which the court poets etc would sit an discuss with their sultan. Here is a an article about the book http: Its out now on amazon.

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Controversy has long surrounded substantial portions of the text that relate tales from Hindu mythology and graphic stories about women who devise elaborate schemes to pursue illicit liaisons with men. The above links dont give a lot of indication of whats in the new book but some background and previous work of the author.

Much of the secondary literature on the Dasam Granth focuses on this authorship issue, and despite an ever-growing body of articles, essays, and books mainly in Punjabithe debate has not moved forward.


Have you guys noticed this trend of only putting out books in hardback with hefty prices. You big bunch of girl’s blouses!

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Literature Library Search In. Almost put me off books for life! Sikhs have debated whether the text deserves status as a “scripture” or should be read instead as “literature. A small group of pendus holding out against a larger group of imperial invaders with a magic elixir that gives them uncommon strength and courage. By KaljugJanuary 27, in Literature Library. I did recieve various death threaths on Devating hihihii. Well okay, I’m only talking about Niddar’s book prior to this, so it’s not exactly a trend but you get where I’m coming from, no?

She wrote a chapter in a book by Pahsaura SIngh “Sikhism and history” some 10 years on various strategies on how to interpret the Dasam Granth. End Matter References Index. Edited January 27, by amardeep.

Only 75 emoji are allowed. Now that takes me back Print Save Cite Email Share. Prev 1 2 3 Next Page 1 of 3. The debate has been so acrimonious at times that inSikh leader Joginder Singh Vedanti issued a directive that Sikh scholars not comment on the Dasam Granth publicly at all pending a committee inquiry into the matter.

Reply to this topic Debating the Dasam Granth is the first English language, book-length critical study of this controversial Sikh text in many years.

Your content will need to be approved by a moderator. Based on research on the original text in the Brajbhasha and Punjabi languages, a critical reading of the secondary literature in Punjabi, Hindi, and English, and hranth with scholars and Sikh leaders in India, it offers a thorough introduction to the Dasam Granth, its history, debates about its authenticity, and an in-depth analysis of its most important compositions.


Posted January 29, Julian, Dick, George, Anne and Tim. She said that it was vital that one does’nt study Dasam Granth without also studying court litterature from the various darbaars in south india and east india at the time, as well as other important aspects which she felt was missing in the current dasam granth books at the time Debating the Dasam Granth explores these controversies about authorship grath the stories of women I recall reading a Kapur Singh article that was suggesting that much of the contents of DG were not written as bani but as secular literature by Guru Gobind Singh ji.

Asterix was much better than all the aforementioned crap! Or is the high price a way to ensuring everyday Joe Singhs don’t buy it and keep the debate within limited circles?

Debating the Dasam Granth

Share this post Link to post Share on other sites. Search my Subject Specializations: It’s all about the Hardy Boys. The available manuscript and other branth evidence do not provide conclusive answers regarding authorship.

If you have an account, please sign in. I prefer hardback myself even though they are much more expensive.