A History of the Sikhs By Khushwant Singh
A History of the Sikhs (1469-1839)- Vol 1 is historical past e-book of sikhism by Khushwant Singh.
First printed in 1963, this stays the most complete and authoritative e-book on the Sikhs. The brand new version up to date to the current recounts the return of the group to the mainstream of nationwide life. Written in Khushwant Singh’s trademark type to be accessible to a common, non-scholarly viewers, the e-book relies on scholarly archival analysis. Quantity 1: 1469-1839: This quantity covers the social, non secular and political background which led to the formation of the Sikh religion in the fifteenth century. Basing his account on authentic paperwork in Persian, Gurmukhi and English, the creator traces the development of Sikhism and tells of the compilation of its sacred scriptures in the Granth Sahib. The transformation of the Sikhs from a pacifist sect to a militant group known as the Khasla led by Guru Gobind Singh is portrayed intimately, as is the relationship of the Sikhs with the Mughals and the Afghans, till the consolidation of Sikh energy beneath Maharaja Ranjit Singh.