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Description - The Goindval Pothis by Gurinder Singh Mann

This volume explores the earliest available version of the Sikh canon. The book contains the first critical description and partial edition of the Goindval Pothis, a set of proto-scriptural manuscripts prepared in the 1570s. The manuscripts also contain a number of hymns by non-Sikh saints, some of them not found elsewhere. Through a meticulous analysis of the contents of these rare manuscripts, G. M. Singh establishes their place and importance in the history of Sikh canon formation. The book will be of great interest to scholars of comparative canon studies and of medieval Indian literature.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780674356184
ISBN-10: 0674356187
Format: Hardback
(260mm x 180mm x mm)
Pages: 228
Imprint: Harvard University Press
Publisher: Harvard University Press
Publish Date: 13-Mar-1997
Country of Publication: United States

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