The book Gur Partap Suraj, popularly known as the Suraj Parkash is detailed work of 51, verses describing the lives of the last nine Sikh Gurus and Banda Bahadur. It was finished in by Bhai Santokh Singh. Gurfateh Im working on a paper on Kavi Santokh Singh these months. Can you write anything interesting you know about him and writings or. Authored by ‘Kavi Churamani’ Bhai Santokh Singh ji, Doyen of Nirmala Sect, ‘Sri Gur Partap Suraj Granth’ popularly known as ‘Suraj Parkash’ is a voluminous.

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Thanks for the link paapiman. A fter having studied Sikh Scripture and history, Sanskrit language and literature, poetics, philosophy and mythology at Amritsar for about 15 years, Santok Singh moved to Buria, an oldtown on the right bank of Yamuna river sinbh the present Yamanu Nagar district of Haryana, some time beforeand established himself there as a writer, poet, and preacher.

Posted February 15, Sure Kavi, Bhai, Giani – they are cool. A shrine in honour of his memory was constructed at his native place, Sarai Nurudin, during the s. So Macauliffe must be refering either to some of the more mythological content which Sri Kavi Ji has inserted or maybe he is refering to the few stories which are unaccounted for and can’t be found in any other earlier writings. Giani Gian Singh is also heavily dependant on Kavi Santokh Singh in his writings, – but his writings do contain additional and more detailed info at places.

In the Sri Gur Nanak Parkash portion, the style of the narrative tends to be more elaborate, with many a stanza given to homage to the Gurus, the Guru Granth Sahib and to the patron deities of learning. Some of his descendants are now living at Patiala and at Kaithal. His patron was Dial Singh, also from a cloth-makers’ family and an old acquaintance of the poet’s father, who was serving as an army officer under Sardar Hari Singh, chief of Buria.

My mistake, I mistook your “. Undoubtedly this tremendous task was finished with the grace of God in Im sure he was’nt the first but interesting that he did marry out of caste. One of the Best Videos on Sikhs: Sikhism Questions and Answers Search In.


A very rare pose of Sanrokh Sahib — during his days at the State. He took his life work of Suraj Parkash and Nanak Parkash, to the Akaal Takht and had an Ardassia do an ardaas, thanking the Guru for the divine assistance given to him for the completion of these Granths.

Posted February 18, edited. The phrase and imagery in both the parts of the book generally require expert explanation.

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Sri Gur Pratap Suraj Granth. Sign up for a new account in our community. Having said that, it is possible that Singhs used to consume Afeem for medicinal purposes or while in a battlefield.

Posted February 19, The writer later translated the Upanishads and the Vedant Shastras, which took nearly a year to complete. Simultaneously he wantokh invited by Maharaja Karam Singh to come to Patiala, where Kavi Ji was given all the due honour and was allocated a home and a regular pay packet for the enhancement of his researches.

The poet himself explains, “As the sun rises, the darkness of the night vanishes, thieves and thugs hide themselves, owls and bats go to slumber and the stars disappear, so with the advent of the Gurus, the rays of their spiritual light spread all around dispelling the darkness of ignorance.

Here Santokh Singh wrote his earlier works, Nam Kosh, a versified Hindi santoku of Amar Kosa, the famous Sanskrit dictionary completed inand Sri Guru Nanak Prakash, an epic poem consisting of 9, verses dealing with the life and teachings of Santooh Nanak completed in Bhai Kahn Singh of Nabha also seems to have had access to a manuscript copy. Suraj Parkash is one of the most revered Sikh scriptures which is recited regularly in the afternoon in a katha form story telling manner in all the gurdwaras.

During his year span at Kaithal, now a district town in Haryana, he wrote Garab Ganjani Tikkaan exhaustive philosophical commentary in Hindi prose on Guru Nanak’s Japu, along with a critical appreciation of its poetic features the work was meant to be a rejoinder to Anandghana’s tika of the Japu ; Valimiki Ramayana versified translation of the epic in chaste and refined Braj Bhasa ; translation of Atma Purana in Sadhukari prose; and his magnum opus Sri Gur Pratap Suraj Granth, a voluminous history of the Gurus in Braj Bhasa consisting of 51, iavi written during The whole work is sanrokh Braj dialect of classical Hindi, with a significant singhh of Sanskrit words.


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The title of the main work carries a symbolic meaning summed up in the cosmic metaphor of suraj, i. Historical and Ideological Perspective. This would be considered great insult today lol Edited February 18, by amardeep. His diligence in studying prompted him to go singg Benaras in For the massive flow of its poetry, the vast range of its figures and images and for the abundance of detail, Sri Gur Pratap Suraj Granth, Suraj Prakash in shorter, popular form, is worthy to rank with the classics in this genre.

But all the other hyperbolic stuff people stick on Founder of the Khalsa: Super Informative Video on the Shastars of the Khalsa. Ragmaala Yeah I wondered about that part too.

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Already have an account? Santokh Singh is said to have songh some time at Patiala also as an employee of Maharaja Karam Singh before going to Kathal. D eva Singh though poor was educated and well versed in sacred texts. His astute mind and immense knowledge had the Pundits of Akvi completely enchanted. Bhai Sahib Singh is said to sntokh committed these sakhis to writing. I don’t trust these things myself.

Is there a specific reason they have these specific titles? Retrieved 18 March He was unable to proceed further regarding the tenth Guru. Santok editing has been criticised by some [1] as amounting to “poetic as well as religious sacrilege”. When he was told to look for another benefactor, Kavi Ji replied. The editing has been criticised by some [1] as amounting to “poetic as well as religious sacrilege” See also [ edit ] Panth Parkash External links [ edit ] Suraj Parkash — a magnum opus Re-editing of Suraj Parkash begins Sarbjit Dhaliwal, Tribune, December 7, Btw what is the reason we use different titles for different persona?

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