Subscribe for Newsletters and Discounts
Be the first to receive our thoughtfully written
religious articles and product discounts.
Your interests (Optional)
This will help us make recommendations and send discounts and sale information at times.
By registering, you may receive account related information, our email newsletters and product updates, no more than twice a month. Please read our Privacy Policy for details.
.
By subscribing, you will receive our email newsletters and product updates, no more than twice a month. All emails will be sent by Exotic India using the email address info@exoticindia.com.

Please read our Privacy Policy for details.
|6
Sign In  |  Sign up
Your Cart (0)
Best Deals
Share our website with your friends.
Email this page to a friend
Books > Hindu > Art > Nanak An Introduction
Subscribe to our newsletter and discounts
Nanak An Introduction
Nanak An Introduction
Description
About the Book

Nanak and Sikhism cannot be separated from each other. In fact, Sikhism is nothing but Nanak in practice. Hence, we shall deal with the entire subject as Nanak only. The beauty of it is that Nanak or his manifestation the Sikh Church is assuming even greater dimension as it is growing and evolving. And it is this aspect that we have tried to highlight more than anything else. For, it makes Nanak universal.

Even so, the book seeks to study Nanak as Ten Nanak and lastly as eternal Nanak in whom each Sikh finds himself in the immanent protection of his Guru. Perhaps our fugitive world needs nothing better than this to be able to cope with the multifarious challenges of today and tomorrow. The Prologue and the Epilogue in the main help us understand this aspect.

Happily, there is nothing pedantic about either Nanak or Sikhism. Both are a living lore of Punjab. They spran up from the soil, as it were, as a spiritual faith of unimaginable proportions. Thus, only simple tools are needed to understand them as they grew from stage to stages.

We have divided the subject matter into ten chapters to see how one aspect flows out of the other in a natural way. Besides, the book is suitably illustrated to help even the uninitiated to grasp the real import.

To add further value to this introduction, the Annexure One contains the English rendition of the Japuji as Nanak's unrivalled prayer for the entire humanity. It is accompanied by the original Punjabi text of the Japuji and its Devanagari Transliteration. Those interested in knowing Nanak's wondrous God and his own philosophy of the Nam will it is hoped, immensely enjoy reading it.

CONTENTS
Acknowledgementsvi
About this Bookvii
Prologue: Nanak: A Special Spark of Divinityviii
INanak's Uncommon Early Years1
II From Nanak Dev to guru Nanak9
IIINanak's Udasis or His World Conquest17
Social Protest17
Encounters with the Siddhas20
Encounters with the Muslim Divines24
Sweeping the Impurities of Falsehood from the Hindu Sacred Places31
Visiting the Lake Mansarovar with a Lama39
IVSetting up the Commune at Kartarpur43
VSome Gems of Nanak's Spiritual Message45
VIFulfilment and the Last Two Acts59
VIIOne in Ten and Ten in One63
VIIIAn Extraordinary Transformation79
IXNanak Becomes Eternal89
XNanak's Contemporary Relevance101
Epilogue: Nanak's Philosophy of the Nam103
Annexure One: The Japuji:
The humanity's Master Prayer111
Annexure Two: Select Bibliography129

Nanak An Introduction

Item Code:
IDH244
Cover:
Paperback
Edition:
2005
ISBN:
9788187111672
Size:
10.6" X 8"
Pages:
139 (Color Illus: 46, B & W Illus: 2, Figure Illus: 18 )
Price:
$25.00   Shipping Free
Add to Wishlist
Send as e-card
Send as free online greeting card
Nanak An Introduction

Verify the characters on the left

From:
Edit     
You will be informed as and when your card is viewed. Please note that your card will be active in the system for 30 days.

Viewed 7152 times since 2nd Sep, 2013
About the Book

Nanak and Sikhism cannot be separated from each other. In fact, Sikhism is nothing but Nanak in practice. Hence, we shall deal with the entire subject as Nanak only. The beauty of it is that Nanak or his manifestation the Sikh Church is assuming even greater dimension as it is growing and evolving. And it is this aspect that we have tried to highlight more than anything else. For, it makes Nanak universal.

Even so, the book seeks to study Nanak as Ten Nanak and lastly as eternal Nanak in whom each Sikh finds himself in the immanent protection of his Guru. Perhaps our fugitive world needs nothing better than this to be able to cope with the multifarious challenges of today and tomorrow. The Prologue and the Epilogue in the main help us understand this aspect.

Happily, there is nothing pedantic about either Nanak or Sikhism. Both are a living lore of Punjab. They spran up from the soil, as it were, as a spiritual faith of unimaginable proportions. Thus, only simple tools are needed to understand them as they grew from stage to stages.

We have divided the subject matter into ten chapters to see how one aspect flows out of the other in a natural way. Besides, the book is suitably illustrated to help even the uninitiated to grasp the real import.

To add further value to this introduction, the Annexure One contains the English rendition of the Japuji as Nanak's unrivalled prayer for the entire humanity. It is accompanied by the original Punjabi text of the Japuji and its Devanagari Transliteration. Those interested in knowing Nanak's wondrous God and his own philosophy of the Nam will it is hoped, immensely enjoy reading it.

CONTENTS
Acknowledgementsvi
About this Bookvii
Prologue: Nanak: A Special Spark of Divinityviii
INanak's Uncommon Early Years1
II From Nanak Dev to guru Nanak9
IIINanak's Udasis or His World Conquest17
Social Protest17
Encounters with the Siddhas20
Encounters with the Muslim Divines24
Sweeping the Impurities of Falsehood from the Hindu Sacred Places31
Visiting the Lake Mansarovar with a Lama39
IVSetting up the Commune at Kartarpur43
VSome Gems of Nanak's Spiritual Message45
VIFulfilment and the Last Two Acts59
VIIOne in Ten and Ten in One63
VIIIAn Extraordinary Transformation79
IXNanak Becomes Eternal89
XNanak's Contemporary Relevance101
Epilogue: Nanak's Philosophy of the Nam103
Annexure One: The Japuji:
The humanity's Master Prayer111
Annexure Two: Select Bibliography129
Post a Comment
 
Post Review
Post a Query
For privacy concerns, please view our Privacy Policy
Based on your browsing history
Loading... Please wait

Items Related to Nanak An Introduction (Hindu | Books)

Kal Taran Guru Nanak Aaya, Nanak Naam Jahaz hai <br>(Shabad Gurbani) (Audio CD)
Saregama (2003)
Item Code: ICD072
$22.00
Add to Cart
Buy Now
A Guru Nanak Glossary
by C. Shackle
Hardcover (Edition: 2011)
Heritage Publishers
Item Code: NAM531
$38.00
Add to Cart
Buy Now
Guru Nanak: His Mystic Teachings
by J. R. Puri
Hardcover (Edition: 2004)
Radha Soami Satsang Beas
Item Code: IDG657
$22.50
Add to Cart
Buy Now
Thus Spake Guru Nanak
Paperback (Edition: 2001)
Sri Ramakrishna Math Printing Press
Item Code: NAB459
$3.00
Add to Cart
Buy Now
Testimonials
It is with great pleasure to let you know that I did receive both books now and am really touched by your customer service. You developed great confidence in me. Will again purchase books from you.
Amrut, USA.
Thank you for existing and sharing India's wonderful heritage and legacy to the world.
Angela, UK
Dear sir/sirs, Thanks a million for the two books I ordered on your website. I have got both of them and they are very much helpful for my paper writing.
Sprinna, China
Exotic India has excellent and speedy service.
M Sherman, USA
Your selection of books is impressive and unique in USA. Thank you.
Jaganath, USA
Exotic India has the best selection of Hindu/Buddhist Gods and Goddesses in sculptures and books of anywhere I know.
Michael, USA
Namaste, I received my package today. My compliments for your prompt delivery. The skirts I ordered are absolutely beautiful! Excellent tailoring and the fit is great. I will be ordering from you again. Best Regards.
Eileen
I’ve received the package 2 days ago. The painting is as beautiful as I whished! I’m very interesting in history, art and culture of India and I’m studing his civilization; so I’ve visited Rajasthan, Gujarat, Tamil Nadu and Kerala in theese years. I’m a draftwoman , so I like collect works of extraordinary arts and crafts of villages, that must be protected and helped. In a short time I’ll buy some others folk painting, as Madhubani , Kalamkari and – if it’s possible – Phad. In the meanwhile, I’m very happy to have in my home a work of your great artist. Namaste, Namaskara.
Laura, Italy.
I must compliment you on timely delivery for this order. I was very impressed. Consequently, I have just placed another large order of beads and look forward to receiving these on time as well.
Charis, India
Bonjour, je viens de recevoir ma statue tête de Bouddha en cuivre. elle est magnifique et correspond exactement à la photo. Emballage très épais et protecteur, arrivé intact. Délai de livraison de 8 jours, parfait. Votre service commercial est très réactif et courtois. Je suis donc très satisfait et je tiens à le dire. Merci.
Yves, France
TRUSTe
Language:
Currency:
All rights reserved. Copyright 2018 © Exotic India