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The Life of Guru Gobind Singh (1666–1708) and the History of the Dasam Granth

Robin Rinehart

in Debating the Dasam Granth

Published in print January 2011 | ISBN: 9780199755066
Published online May 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199895182 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199755066.003.0002

Series: AAR Religions in Translation

The Life of Guru Gobind Singh (1666–1708) and the History of the Dasam Granth

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This chapter provides a brief account of the life of Guru Gobind Singh, an introduction to each composition within the Dasam Granth, a summary of what is known about the history of the text, a summary of the scholarly literature on the Dasam Granth, and the evidence used for differing arguments about its authorship.

Keywords: Guru Gobind Singh; Dasam Granth; Bachitra Natak; Chandi Charitra; Charitropakhian

Chapter.  12520 words. 

Subjects: Sikhism

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