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Sikh Comics Guru Nanak The First Sikh Guru Volume 5 (N)

Sikh Comics Guru Nanak The First Sikh Guru Volume 5 (N)

Daljeet Singh Sidhu

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April 15, 1469, three hours before dawn, the village of Talwandi, about forty miles south-west of Lahore, witnessed the birth of one of the greatest spiritual leaders of all times. When the child was born, a flash of light filled the home of father Mehta Kalu Chand Be di and mother Tripta. And when he took his first breath, the child gently laughed like a saint. The first Sikh Guru, Nanak, was born into a society that was in the grip of religious orthodoxy and empty ritualism. Society was further crippled by infanticide, child marriage, subordination of women and a rigid caste system. A gifted child and deeply spiritual from an early age, Guru Nanak amazed his teachers by quickly learning the alphabet and the scriptures. He was soon composing poems praising God. Before he entered his teens, Guru Nanak started to question the traditional religious ceremonies and superstitions of people around him. Believed to have attained enlightenment around the age of twenty-seven, Guru Nanak spent the next twenty-three years travelling as far as Sri Lanka, Tibet, Assam and Mecca to spread his message. Guru Nanak and his teachings brought in a period of social change, and spiritual and religious enlightenment. His message was simple and based on ethics, social responsibility and, social justice. He asked his followers to worship one God, control worldly desires, treat everyone equally, work honestly, share with the less fortunate, and serve the community. His followers were also to refrain from all forms-of external piety and ritualism. This is the fourth volume of the five book series. It begins with Guru Nanak's third udasi, or extended travel, when he travelled through the Himalayas to Tibet. It also covers part of his fourth udasi that included travels to Arabia.

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Publisher : Sikh Comics
Format : Paperback
Style : Illustrated - Colour
Size : Large
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Content : Non-Fiction
Language : English
ISBN : 9789382887041
Genre : Religion/Mythology
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