The Sikh Gurus
There is One God. He is the supreme truth. He, the Creator, is without fear and without hare. He, the Omnipresent, pervades the universe. He is not born, nor does He die to be born again. By His grace shalt thou worship Him. Before time itself there was truth. When time began to run its course He was the truth. Even now, He is truth and evermore shall truth prevail. A comprehensive, compelling, and the insightful narrative that traces the birth, the growth, and the spread of sikhism- one of the world's most dynamic and progressive religions In this perceptive work, Dr Harish Dhillon highlights the lives and times of the ten Sikh Gurus, beginning with Guru Nanak, who founded Sikhism in 1469, and ending with Guru Gobind Singh, who established the Khalsa Panth in 1699. It throws light on how the Gurus acquired profound knowledge and wisdom, which they sought to pass on to the common people through their teachings. Their life histories show how they sincerely practised what they preached and how they led by example. Apart from these, it recounts the enormous sacrifices the Gurus made to keep the faith going. In addition, the book gives elaborate details on how Sikhism has evolved over the centuries. This volume reveals the human side of the 'Divine Gurus' venerated not only by Sikhs, but also across various faiths in India and in other parts of the world. The contents in the book are intertwined with the underlying theme that the ideal religion (or faith) is one that is based on simplicity and keeps changing with the times, yet does not forget the very essence that it started with.
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