Guru Nanak Dev Ji met Jinda Mahatma Kabir Ji Evidence in Bhai Bale Wali – JANAM SAKHI – Shri Guru Nanak Dev Ji Topic: Swaal Kaji Rukndin Soora – ਸੁਆਲ. Bhai Bala (Punjabi: ਭਾਈ ਬਾਲਾ –), born in Talvandi Rai Bhoi was a supposed childhood friend and lifelong companion of Bhai Mardana and Guru Nanak. According to the Bhai Bala Janam Sakhi’s, he travelled with Guru Nanak and the Sikh salutation ‘Waheguru Ji Ki Fateh’ is used in the Bala Janamsakhi, . BALA JANAM SAKHI. The Janam Sakhis of the Bala tradition owe both their name and their reputation to Bhai Bala, a SandhuJa^ from Guru Nanak`s village.
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Bala primacy had been firmly established by the end bhxi the eighteenth century and its hold upon nineteenth century affections is clearly demonstrated by the degree to which such writers as Santokh Singh, Sant Ren, and Bhai Bahilo rely on it. There has been considerable discussion as regards to Bhai Bala’s existence, particularly within the Sikh academic field. If these claims are correct and if in fact the eponymous tradition records the authentic narrative of such a man, it must follow that the Bala Janam Sakhis provide an essentially trustworthy account of the early life of Guru Nanak.
World Gurudwaras World Gurudwaras will strive to be most comprehensive directory of Historical Bxla and Non Historical Gurudwaras around the world. During the course of the present century it has been vigorously assaulted, without being wholly demolished. Such an interpretation is rendered insupportable by the inconsistencies and fantasies which it provides in abundance.
His father-in-law curses his fate to have a son-in-law like Guru Nanak. Views Read Edit View history. SearchGurbani brings to you a unique and comprehensive approach to explore and experience the word of God. Auxiliary verb which is conspicuous by its absence in the Guru Granth Sahib and has very low frequency in Puratan, appears in Bala on the pattern of modern Punjabi.
Based on the belief in One God, the Sikh religion recognizes the equality of all human beings, and is marked by rejection of idolatry, ritualism, caste and asceticism. Amongst the numerous extant manuscripts of this tradition, two principal recensions are to be found.
Bhai Bale Wali Janam Sakhi
All the facts and all the places visited by Guru Nanakji were faithfully and fluently described by Bhai Bala, with the result that Guru Angad was greatly pleased with him. His father, Kalu, for instance, is a cruel man; he is greedy and ill spoken; he blames Mardana for spoiling his son; and Guru Nanak is rather chary of meeting him.
There are a number of other anomalies, which Dr. World Gurudwaras will strive to be most comprehensive directory of Historical Gurudwaras and Non Historical Gurudwaras around the world. The profuse legendary material is, it affirms, the product of interpolation. Popular Tags amritsar bhai british committee delhi gobind granth gurdwara guru lahore maharaja nanak patiala punjab ranjit sahib sikh sikhs singh village.
The recording of his narrative took two months and seventeen days to complete. A version of this theory is still current. Two conflicting theories have been advanced to explain the origin of the earliest of the extant Bala Janam Sakhis.
This website serves to heighten the awareness of Sikhism and hopefully can be of some use to seekers of knowledge. Many of the caseinflexions regularly used in the Puratan have disappeared in Bala.
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Many of the most treasured of all Janam Sakhi anecdotes derive from Bala sources and, if today one asks for a Janam Sakhi in a bookshop, the volume which is produced will almost certainly be the twentieth century Bala version.
In the year Sammat fifteen hundred and eighty-two, S. It may be safely affirmed that no person of this name could have been the constant companion of Guru Nanak as none of the other early traditions refer to him.
Panjabi Hatthlikhtan di Suchi lists twenty-two Bala manuscripts in the Punjab. Within the earliest balw there are to be found references which are plainly traceable to the seventeenth century Hindali sect. There then follows the lengthy collection of anecdotes which constitutes the earliest version of the Bala Janam Sakhi tradition.
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Bala Sandhu may well have been a real person. Professor Surjit Hans also notes that the only role of Bhai Bala was to denigrate the name of Nanak and that Guru Nanak prophesizes about a greater bhagat Hundal to come:.
Bhai Gurdaswho has listed all Guru Nanak’s prominent disciples in his 11th Vardoes not mention the name of Bhai Bala this may be an oversight, for he does not mention Rai Bular either.
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Bhai Gurdas and the early Sikh literature. The second theory takes account of Janam Sakhi as a typical seventeenth century product, a composite work incorporating the results of a lengthy period of oral growth and transmission. This theory is difficult to sustain in that a mere pruning, however drastic, cannot reduce any of the Bala texts to a consistent narrative.