<i>Ẓafar-Nāmah, Fatḥ-Nāmah, Ḥikāyat</i>s, and the Dasam Granth

Louis E. Fenech

in The Sikh Ẓafar-nāmah of Guru Gobind Singh

Published in print January 2013 | ISBN: 9780199931439
Published online January 2013 | e-ISBN: 9780199980604 | DOI:
Ẓafar-Nāmah, Fatḥ-Nāmah, Ḥikāyats, and the Dasam Granth

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Provides the literary context of the Ẓafar-Nāmah, its situation within the Dasam Granth, and its place among other texts with which it is generally associated in early and contemporary Sikh historiography such as the little-known Fatḥ -nāmah (Letter of Victory) attributed to the tenth Guru and the Ḥikāyats (Stories), which some scholars believe form the epistle’s appendix.

Keywords: Ẓafar-nāmah; zafar-nama; sikh; dasam granth; fa ṭ h-nāmah; Ḥ ikāyats; sikh

Chapter.  7646 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Sikhism

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