Understanding Guru Granth Sahib: The Living Guru

By: Satjit Wadva

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Guru Granth Sahib, the holy book of the Sikhs, is considered the living guru. When the tenth master, Guru Gobind Singh declared that after him there will be no human guru, he instructed his followers to seek guidance from the eleventh and eternal guru, the Guru Granth Sahib. Guru Granth Sahib is unique in more ways than one. First of all, the entire voluminous scripture of 1430 pages is composed in poetry and can be sung with full-throated ease. Almost all of it has been set to music based on 31 ragas. It contains verses composed not only by the Gurus but also by Hindu and Muslim bhagats. Understanding Guru Granth Sahib by Satjit Wadva is a beginner's guide to approach and understand Guru Granth Sahib. It gives a glimpse of what it contains and outlines the context of how it came to be revered as the living guru. While it summarises the essence of the Guru Granth Sahib in simple and easy-to-understand language, it highlights the beauty of the poetic diction, the economy of words, the depth of thought and its rendition in the prescribed ragas— all this to awaken a thirst in the seekers' hearts so that they approach their guru directly without depending on interpreters or intermediaries.Printed Pages: 204.

Title: Understanding Guru Granth Sahib: The Living Guru

Author Name: Satjit Wadva

Categories: India, Religion,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: New Delhi, India, KW Publishers: 2010

ISBN: 9789380502342

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: New

Jacket Condition: New

Seller ID: 104401

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