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The Book of Nanak

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In 1469 the tiny village of Talwandi; forty miles south-west of Lahore; witnessed the birth of one of the greatest spiritual leaders of mankind and the founder of and Mecca; to spread his message. Drawing upon the various legends contained in anecdotal biographies and Bhai Gurdas's first heroic ode; and placing them in as precise a historical framework as possible; The Boo ...more
ebook, 160 pages
Published April 1st 2009 by Penguin Books (first published May 16th 2005)
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Dec 20, 2011 Phredric rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
The author is very clear this is not an academic work but a summary of the life, travels and teaching of Nanak. It's simply written and relates all the stories I know from childhood and some that were new to me. Similarly although I knew Nanak traveled extensively in the Middle East I was unaware of his travels to South India, Sri Lanka, Nepal or Tibet.
I enjoyed reading this immensely. There is so much written on sikh history and on the martial aspects of the faith, so it's very refreshing to r
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Navtej Sarna is an Indian author-columnist, and diplomat, who is the present Indian Ambassador to Israel.
He was born in Jalandhar, India to noted writer in Punjabi, Mohinder Singh Sarna, and passed out of the 1980 Class of Indian Foreign Service. Before holding this post, he was Joint Secretary for external publicity at the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) , since October 2002, and holds the dis
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