Varan Bhai Gurdas is the name given to the 40 Varan (chapters) of writing by Bhai Gurdas. They have been Jagat Singh, Varan Bhai Gurdas Ji. AMRITSAR . Page 1 okclub. com. Page 2 Page 3 www. Page 4 Page 5 okclub. 2 Dec Bhai Gurdas ji gives so many examples one after another so that we His other works in Punjabi are collectively called Varan Bhai Gurdas.
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Varan Bhai Gurdas is the name given to the 40 vars a form of Jji poetry which is traditionally attributed to Bhai Gurdas. Pauri 15 Yoga-technique for Gurmukh Guru has explained the technique of yoga to the Sikh that be detached amidst all the hopes and cravings.
The vars of Bhai Gurdas are also spiritual rather than heroic in theme.
The Guru complimented him on his modesty and ability, and said that whoever read the Bhai’s writings should acquire spiritual profit and instruction and faith in the teachings of the holy Gurus. Such an understanding of the world was afforded Sikhs by Guru Nanak, who had, in epigrammatic manner, declaimed on the absolute reality of moral categories. Speak less and do not talk nonsensical. The Sikh Encyclopedia Encyclopedias encapsulate accurate information in a given area of knowledge and have indispensable in an age which the volume and rapidity of social change are making inaccessible much that outside one’s immediate domain of concentration.
The Var36 on the Minas was probably written before the compilation of the Sikh Scripture in This technique of annotation was followed later on by Bhai Mani Singh and then flowered into what we today call the Giani school ggurdas.
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While making this criticism, Bhai Gurdas was envisioning the role of Sikhs as the needle that sews together the fabric of religious life torn asunder by Hindu and Muslim scissors The var, in Punjabi folk tradition dealt with the themes of martial valour and chivalry, but this poetic form underwent a complete transformation in the hands of Guru NANAKwhose vars had a spiritual meaning, with the battleground shifting to the human psyche.
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There is no internal or external evidence available to determine the exact time of the composition of these vars, but it can be assumed that vars Nos. These vars, which are accepted as part of approved Sikh canon, reiterate or explain in simple idiom what was contained in the Sikh Scripture. Each of the 40 chapters of “Varan Bhai Gurdas” consists of a differing number of Pauris sections, paragraphs. The life of the householder was to be preferred to that of the ascetic.
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Become a SikhNet Sponsor. Sikhism history beliefs Sikh. The Guru complimented him on his modesty and ability, and said that whoever read Bhai’s writings should acquire spiritual profit and instruction and faith in the teachings of the holy Gurus. The composition is a collection of detailed commentary and explanation of theology and the ethics of Sikh beliefs as outlined by the Gurus.
This page was last edited on 21 Marchat On the whole, these vars form a critique ui interpret moral principles in a simple idiom through familiar images and homely instance and give us an insight into the meaning and teaching of the Sikh bhaii in its earlier years. He was the first scribe of Bhaai Granth Sahib and a scholar of great repute.
Outline of Sikhism Sikhism portal. Steadfastness and fidelity are the other virtues Bhai Gurdas recommends for a Sikh who is enjoined upon to have one wife and respect other females as sisters and daughters 6.
Retrieved from ” https: Bhai Gurdas Scriptures and Literature Vars. They were written for separate audiences and that is why they lack a consistently pervasive thematic burden amongst or within them. These forty vars comprise pauris or stanzas, with a total of 6, lines. Since Bhai Gurdas is more concerned with life in this world, there is little in his vans of the rapturous bliss of the beyond ; instead he recalls the disciple to the varsn of assiduously cultivating an abiding sense of moral obligation and duties.
It is a difficult, yet a straight path. Search Gurbani SearchGurbani gurdaz to you a unique and comprehensive approach to explore and experience the word of God. Pauris mention the main events in the life of Guru Nanak.
Personal tools Create account Log in. The composition is a collection of detailed commentary and explanation of theology and the ethics of Sikh beliefs as outlined by the Gurus. Bhai Gurdas is of the view that human existence is fortunately bhau and is a chance to find liberation.
For Bhai Gurdas the elements contributing to, and to some extent consequent upon, this papa are the intolerance practised by men of various faiths and their indifference to and disregard of the Divine However, the technique of Bhai Gurdas is not to take words from the sacred text and expound their meanings, but to pick up ideas and concepts and interpret them in simple and easily intelligible language.
He stands firm in his belief and is of undivided mind, with no dubiety which is considered a moral lapse for which responsibility lies solely on the individual.
At the time when Sikhism is attracting world wide notice, an online reference work embracing all essential facets of this vibrant faithis a vatan contribution to the world of knowledge. In the last stanza 49 die term vahiguru has been explained in the Puranic context. Without proper rendering supportyou may see varwn marks or boxesmisplaced vowels or missing conjuncts instead of Indic text.
The 28th Var addresses in the main the question as to what constitutes the true Sikh way of life, and the 36th is about the Minas. The term used for a true Sikh is gurmukh, his opposite being manmukh; sidq and sabr are nourished in sadh sangat or company of the holy, not through ecstatic or mystic experience but through living together in a spirit of faith, humility and service.
From his work it is clear that he had mastery of various Indian languages and had studied many vxran Indian religious scriptures. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.