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The valiant ones : a journey into the mesmerizing world of the Sikhs /

The valiant ones :  a journey into the mesmerizing world of the Sikhs /
DK Number:DK-218287
ISBN: 9788176472920
Title: The valiant ones : a journey into the mesmerizing world of the Sikhs /
Author: Gurbir Singh, Gagandeep Kaur.
Imprint: Chandigarh : Kesar Media & Lahore Books, Ludhiana ; New Delhi : Distributor, Variety Book Depot,
Physical Desc.: 156 p. : chiefly col. ill., col. maps ; 34 cm.
Year: 2011
Price: USD 100.00
Subject Strings: Sikhism--Customs and practices--Pictorial works.
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Title Contents
Chapter No.Chapter TitleChapter AuthorPage No.
Preface1
Timeline2
Historical Perspective8
Women Who Nurtured the Faith14
Men Who Redefined Valor20
Nihang Dals24
Principles30
a. Bani31
i. Guru Granth Sahib
ii. Dasam Granth
iii. Sarabloh Granth
iv. Gurbani Santhya
b. Bana33
c. Naam Japo34
d. Kirat Karo35
e. Vand Chhako36
f. Rehat37
g. Sarabloh37
h. Nishan38
i. Guru ka Langar40
j. Karah Prasad41
k. Deg Tegh Fateh42
l. Chardi Kala43
m. Jhatka44
n. Shardai45
o. Guru Granth Guru Panth46
p. Mohalla47
q. Rites of Passage49
i. Birth Ceremony
ii. Naming Ceremony
iii. amrit Sanskar
iv. Anand Karaj
v. Antim Sanskar (last rites)
r. Tiaar-bar-Tiaar51
s. Dhai Phat52
Dumala - The Turban54
Routine56
a. Amrit Vela57
b. Ishnaan58
c. Nitnem59
d. Collecting fodder60
e. Horse care and grooming62
f. Work in langar63
g. Life in dera (encampment)65
Shastar Vidya68
a. Background69
b. Small shastar (five) in kes70
c. Dumala weapons70
d. Weapons71
e. Training85
Bhujangi - The Future88
Important festivals92
a. Maghi - Muktsar Sahib93
b. Hola Mohalla - Anandpur Sahib94
c. Baisakhi - Talwandi Sabo95
d. Rakhar Punva - Baba Bakala96
e. Diwali - Amritsar Sahib97
f. Sultanpur Lodhi98
g. Martyrdom of Older Sahibzadas, Chamkaur Sahib99
h. Martyrdom of Younger Sahibzadas, Fatehgarh Sahib100
The Horse - Jaan Bhai102
a. Training109
b. Care111
c. Daredevilry114
Chalda Vaheer118
Role of Nihangs Today122
a. Education123
b. Music academies124
c. Imposters125
d. Managing shrines126
i. Paonta Sahib
ii. Guru Maseet
iii. Chananwal
e. Mobile museums132
f. Brand Ambassadors of Sikhism133
g. Santhya, Shastar Vidya and Equestrian academies134
i. Sava Lakh Foundation
Nihang Bole - magniloquent patois136
Faces140
Bibliography155
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