Contemplate and reflect upon knowledge, and you will become a benefactor to others. Huge campus overlooking guru nanak dev ji history in punjabi pdf building and auditorium. It is one of the oldest engineering institutions in the northern region, established in 1956.
Guru Nanak Dev Engineering College was established by the Nankana Sahib Education Trust . NSET was founded in memory of the temple of Nankana Sahib, birthplace of Guru Nanak Dev ji. This page was last edited on 14 November 2017, at 02:56. Guru Nanak has been called “one of the greatest religious innovators of all time”. He travelled far and wide teaching people the message of one God who dwells in every one of His creations and constitutes the eternal Truth. He set up a unique spiritual, social, and political platform based on equality, fraternal love, goodness, and virtue.
It is part of Sikh religious belief that the spirit of Guru Nanak’s sanctity, divinity and religious authority descended upon each of the nine subsequent Gurus when the Guruship was devolved on to them. Guru Nanak is believed to have been born. Nanak was attached to his sister and followed her to Sultanpur to live with her and her husband, Jai Ram. According to Sikh traditions, the birth and early years of Guru Nanak’s life were marked with many events that demonstrated that Nanak had been marked by divine grace. Commentaries on his life give details of his blossoming awareness from a young age. At the age of five, Nanak is said to have voiced interest in divine subjects. At age seven, his father enrolled him at the village school as was the custom.
Unsourced material may be challenged and removed. Although these too were compiled some time after Nanak’s time, they are less detailed than the Janamsākhīs. The Janamsākhīs recount in minute detail the circumstances of the birth of the guru. Sikhs with a request that he should prepare an authentic account of Guru Nanak’s life. According to the scholars, there are good reasons to doubt the claim that the author was a close companion of Guru Nanak and accompanied him on many of his travels. Guru Nanak is said to have died.
Sikhism during the 15th century. The Guru Granth Sahib is worshipped as the Supreme Authority of Sikhism and is considered the eleventh and final guru of Sikhism. As the first guru of Sikhism, Guru Nanak contributed a total of 974 hymns to the book. There are two competing theories on Guru Nanak’s teachings. Nanak’s teachings and Sikhism were a revelation from God, and not a social protest movement nor any attempt to reconcile Hinduism and Islam in the 15th century. According to Singha, “Sikhism does not subscribe to the theory of incarnation or the concept of prophethood.
But it has a pivotal concept of Guru. He is not an incarnation of God, not even a prophet. He is an illumined soul. Nanak, but by later followers without regard for historical accuracy, and contain numerous legends and myths created to show respect for Nanak. The term revelation, clarify Cole and Sambhi, in Sikhism is not limited to the teachings of Nanak, they include all Sikh Gurus, as well as the words of past, present and future men and women, who possess divine knowledge intuitively through meditation. Nanak, and whose teachings are part of the Sikh scriptures.
The Adi Granth and successive Sikh Gurus repeatedly emphasised, states Mandair, that Sikhism is “not about hearing voices from God, but it is about changing the nature of the human mind, and anyone can achieve direct experience and spiritual perfection at any time”. Guru Nanak emphasised that all human beings can have direct access to God without rituals or priests. God”, and “monotheism becomes almost redundant in the movement and crossings of love”. The goal of man, taught the Sikh Gurus, is to end all dualities of “self and other, I and not-I”, attain the “attendant balance of separation-fusion, self-other, action-inaction, attachment-detachment, in the course of daily life”. Guru Nanak, and other Sikh Gurus emphasised Bhakti, and taught that the spiritual life and secular householder life are intertwined. In Sikh worldview, the everyday world is part of the Infinite Reality, increased spiritual awareness leads to increased and vibrant participation in the everyday world. God’s name and attributes, as a means to feel God’s presence.
Nanak was raised in a Hindu family and belonged to the Bhakti Sant tradition. India whose ideology grew to become the Bhakti tradition. Sikhs of today and of their past ancestors”. Guru Nanak travelled extensively during his lifetime. Some modern accounts state that he visited Tibet, most of South Asia and Arabia starting in 1496, at age 27, when he left his family for a thirty-year period. These claims include Guru Nanak visiting the Mount Sumeru of Indian mythology, as well as Mecca, Baghdad, Achal Batala and Multan, in places he debated religious ideas with competing groups.
These stories became widely popular in the 19th and 20th century, and exist in many versions. Sufi tazkiras of the same era, and these legends may have been written in a competition. Western scholars stating that the stone inscription is from the 19th century and the stone is not a reliable evidence that Guru Nanak visited Baghdad in early 16th century. Further, beyond the stone, no evidence or mention of Guru Nanak’s journey in the Middle East has been found in any other Middle Eastern textual or epigraphical records.
Claims have been asserted of additional inscriptions, but no one has been able to locate and verify them. Guru Nanak’s journeys are from Hindu epics and Puranas and Buddhist Jataka stories. United States of America: State University of New York Press. New Delhi: Concept Publishing Company. Editors: Pashaura Singh, Louis E. 35, Quote: “Technically this would place the Sikh community’s origins at a much further remove than 1469, perhaps to the dawning of the Sant movement, which possesses clear affinities to Guru Nanak’s thought sometime in the tenth century.
Bhakti tradition in northern India. United Kingdom: Cambridge University Press. New Delhi, India: Hemkunt Press. New Delhi: Discovery Publishing House. Sikhs of today and of their past ancestors.