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The Bhagats of the Guru Granth SahibSikh Self-Definition and the Bhagat Bani

The Bhagats of the Guru Granth Sahib: Sikh Self-Definition and the Bhagat Bani

Pashaura Singh

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195662696
eISBN:
9780199080717
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195662696.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Sikhism

This book analyses the key issues concerning the phenomenon of scriptural adaptation in a cross-cultural spirit. Specifically, it seeks to addresses three questions closely related to the process of ... More

Debating the Dasam Granth

Debating the Dasam Granth

Robin Rinehart

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199755066
eISBN:
9780199895182
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199755066.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Sikhism

This book explores a Sikh text attributed to Guru Gobind Singh. Controversy has long surrounded substantial portions of the text that relate tales from Hindu mythology and graphic ... More

The Graṅth of Guru Gobind SinghEssays, Lectures, and Translations

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

Kamalroop Singh and Gurinder Singh Mann

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780199458974
eISBN:
9780199086320
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199458974.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Sikhism

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 ... More

The Guru Granth SahibCanon, Meaning and Authority

The Guru Granth Sahib: Canon, Meaning and Authority

Pashaura Singh

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195663341
eISBN:
9780199080694
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195663341.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Sikhism

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 ... More

A History of the SikhsVolume 2: 1839-2004

A History of the Sikhs: Volume 2: 1839-2004

Khushwant Singh

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195673098
eISBN:
9780199080595
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195673098.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Sikhism

This second volume of A History of the Sikhs, recounts a variety of issues related to the Sikh, as they struggle to survive as a separate community. It is divided into five parts, which examine a ... More

A History of the SikhsVolume 1: 1469-1838

A History of the Sikhs: Volume 1: 1469-1838

Khushwant Singh

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195673081
eISBN:
9780199080601
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195673081.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Sikhism

The first volume of The History of the Sikh provides a detailed account of the religious, political, and social background that eventually brought about the formation of the Sikh religion during the ... More

History, Literature, and IdentityFour Centuries of Sikh Tradition

History, Literature, and Identity: Four Centuries of Sikh Tradition

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198070740
eISBN:
9780199080427
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198070740.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Sikhism

This book presents a comprehensive account of Sikh history and tradition, beginning with the founding of the community to the impact of modernity on Sikh institutions in the Punjab. It discusses ... More

Life and Work of Guru Arjan

Life and Work of Guru Arjan

Pashaura Singh

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195679212
eISBN:
9780199080687
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195679212.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Sikhism

This book presents a scholarly treatment of the life and work of Guru Arjan (1563–1606), the fifth Guru of the Sikhs. First, it discusses the theoretical framework of a religious biography, and ... More

The Making of Sikh Scripture

The Making of Sikh Scripture

Gurinder Singh Mann

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195130249
eISBN:
9780199834433
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195130243.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Sikhism

At present numbering twenty million adherents and spread the world over, the Sikhs represent a monotheistic tradition founded by Guru Nanak (1469–1539) in the Punjab, a region that served as a ... More

The Materiality of the PastHistory and Representation in the Sikh Tradition

The Materiality of the Past: History and Representation in the Sikh Tradition

Anne Murphy

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199916276
eISBN:
9780199980253
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199916276.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Sikhism

This book offers an exploration of the material aspects of Sikh identity, showing how material objects, as well as holy sites, and texts, embody and represent the Sikh community as an evolving ... More

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