Saturday, June 17, 2000  


The Relevance of Dasam GranthThe Dasam Granth was compiled by a group of trusted devotees of Guru Gobind Singh, under the guidance of Bhai Mani Singh Shaheed after more than two decades of hard work, because most of the writings were lost when he was treacherously attacked on the banks of the Sirsa by the armies of the Hill chiefs and Mughal Emperor, Aurangzeb. It was after the demise of Guru Gobind Singh that a search and compilation of his writings was undertaken. When all the writings that could be traced had been collected, a controversy among the leading Sikh scholars arose on whether the writings ascribed to Guru Gobind Singh should be bound in separate folios or together in one folio, writes S. S. Dhanoa.

The original concept of Akal Purakh