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Mahan Kosh by Bhai Kahan Singh Nabha (Pdf) · Click Here To Download. Posted 3rd May by Akash Pannu. In sweet memory of His Holiness Sant Isher Singh Ji, the following Encyclopedia of Sikh Literature has been made available - Gur Shabad Ratnakar Mahan. Mahan Kosh by Bhai Kahan Singh olhon.info - Free download as PDF File .pdf), Text File .txt) or read online for free.
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Mahan Kosh. Bhai kahan Singh Nabha. Gurudwaras of Guru Nanak. Sr. Gurdwara. Place/Time. Income. Administration. No. olhon.info Batala. Gurdaspur. Mahan Kosh-Bhai Kanh Singh olhon.info File: Mahan Kosh-Bhai Kanh Singh olhon.info Size: MB. Downloaded: 0 times. Click Here to Download File. Mahan Kosh - Encyclopedia of Sikh Literature. Read more. Collapse. Reviews. Review Policy. total. 5. 4. 3. 2. 1. Bahadur Tuber. September 29,
Thefirst one took two years for translation and publication andwas very well received by scholars as well as general readers. It is hard to think ofa moreauthentic and comprehensive source ofknowledge and general information about Sikhism. Therefore we embarked on this project with the feeling that this magnum opus ofthe greatestSikh savant should be translated into English.
We have been lencouraged by the reception ofthe first volume to expedite the publication ofthe second volume as early as possible. Mahan Kosh, as this work ofvast magnitude arid proportion is believed to be, containsexplicationofseminal words, terms and expressions drawn from the Gurbani in the first instance.
BhaiSahib has rare intellectual capacity in different areas such as philosophical, historical andlexicographical. He has scholarly command on ancient Indian scriptures, literary epics, myths,chronicles and Islamic lore with equal authority. Lest his explication should remain only in therealm ofabstract explanation, he supplemented it with opulent illustrations from all the relevantand valuable textual sources.
Along with this, he complemented them with his judiciouscomments, thereby extending the scope ofhis explication further. While preparing this second volume in English, the guidelines laid down earlier by theAdvisory Board,'have been strictly adhered to.
They are To preserve the authenticity and spirit ofMahan Kosh, the original text will be kept unaltered and unedited. No editorial activity, regarding addition, deletion, correction or updating,will be taken up.
The different categories into which the original text is classified i. The Englishversion ofMahan Kosh will embrace the original Gunnukhi alphabetical orderofthe words.
The Roman transliteration will be done in accordance with its spellings andnot pronunciation.
The etymological word will be kept in the original script i. Persian, Devanagari, Roman. Only original quotations will be transliterated.
Footnotes will be given as in the original text. Equivalent computer fonts will be prepared from Gurmukhi fonts used in Mahan Kosh. The Editorial Board for this volume comprises Dr. Tejwant Singh Gill and Dr. GurkirpalSingh Sekhon.
The former, a renowned trans1ator and scholar ofEnglish into Punjabi and viceversa, is a retired professor ofEnglish. The latter, formerly a professor ofEnglish language andgeneral linguistics, is a British-trained linguist. To complete this task in a span ofless than two years would have not been possiblewithoutthe enthusiasm and endeavour put in by the learned team oftranslators.
The list ofcontributors to this volume is given on page iv, and as co-ordinator ofthe project, lowe themall my sincere thanks. Account Options Sign in. Top Charts.
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International bibliography of Sikh studies. The way of life. Equivalent computer fonts will be prepared from Gurmukhi fonts used in Mahan Kosh. For this task, I got a great help from Punjabi Pedia. He is not like most other sectarian and self-seeking scholars or writers, who by lame excusesor unfounded reasons, sidetrack the projects and works already set in motion by hispredecessors. Jaspal Singh himself which shows his deep love for the books and concern about the readers.
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