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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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To this day popular portraits of the Guru, flanked by Mardana the minstrel and Bala the attendant, testify to a continuing acceptance of its claims.

Bhai Bale Wali Janam Sakhi

By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Guru Angad commanded that it be written. There has been considerable discussion as regards to Bhai Bala’s existence, particularly within the Sikh academic field.

Many of the verbal and nominal forms which contain nasalized vowels in Bala just as in modern Punjabi are oral in the Guru Granth Sahib as well as in Puratan Janam Sakhi. Its actual composition may have been the work of the Hindalis; or a seventeenth century text may have been interpolated by them in the manner suggested by Santokh Singh.

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.

When the introduction of printing produced a spectacular expansion of recorded Janam Sakhi materials, the growth was almost wholly monopolized by the Bala tradition.


Many of the most treasured of all Janam Vala anecdotes derive from Bala sources and, if today one asks for a Janam Sakhi in a bhqi, the volume which is produced will almost certainly be the twentieth century Bala version.

AllAboutSikhs is a comprehensive web site on sikhism, sikh history and philosophy, customs and rituals,sikh way of life, social and religious movements, art and architecture, sikh scriptures,sikh gurudwaras. Retrieved 8 September Thereafter, all Sikh places of worship came to be known as gurdwaras.

Other extant Janam Sakhis demonstrate the same process. Please select 1 field to search. This page was last edited on 3 Decemberat 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.

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. Early in the nineteenth century, Bhai Santokh Singh suggested that these references were to be explained on the grounds that the original Janam Sakhi authentically dictated by Bhai Bala had been mischievously corrupted by Hindali interpolations.

Such an interpretation is rendered insupportable by the inconsistencies and fantasies which it provides in abundance.

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:. Three are located in London and individual items are to be found in various other places.

During the course of the present century it has been vigorously assaulted, without being wholly demolished. The oldest of the extant Ba7a manuscripts is the earliest of all Janam Sakhi manuscripts of whatever tradition. Bala primacy had been firmly established by the end of the eighteenth century and jii 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.


Bhai Gurdas and sakhii early Sikh literature.

Amongst the numerous extant manuscripts of this tradition, two principal recensions are to be found. Kirpal Sirigh, Janam Sakhi Prampara. Four editions have appeared since the printing press was first used for Janam Sakhis in This website serves to heighten the awareness of Sikhism and gala can be of some use to seekers of knowledge. 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.

Bhai Bala – Wikipedia

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 bhaai. Although the second of the theories outlined above reduces the Bala tradition to the level of other early Janam Sakhis it does nothing to minimize the importance of the tradition in later Sikh history.

In the year Sammat fifteen hundred and eighty-two, S.

Caseinflexions were a characteristic of the old language, which have been gradually giving way to the postpositions. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. When he returned after locating the vital document, Paira Mokha was deputed to transcribe it. There are a number of other jwnam, which Dr. In general idiom, too, the language of the Puratan Janam Sakhi is certainly older than the language of Bala Janam Sakhi.