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Re writing the SGGS

Discussion in 'Sikh Sikhi Sikhism' started by Jazz, Apr 28, 2005.

  1. Jazz

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    Apr 28, 2005
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    Is it true that a reinterpretation/rewriting/changing of the SGGS is being done by the Radaswamis or the Naamdaris?

    This is something a friend has just asked me, and its the first I have heard of it, something along the lines that a 'Guru' from one or the other group 'disowned' their own son because of it.

    Clarification is the way forward ...

    A seeker.
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  3. Neutral Singh

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    Jun 1, 2004
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    Jaswinder Ji,

    Unscrupulous minds have and will continue to try their best to distort & twist the meanings of Gurbani to suit their requirements. The main reason i think for this is that we, ourselves, hardly strive to understand the meaning. The task of such unscrupulous minds becomes even more simpler to mislead our aimless minds.

    Please let us know how SGGS Ji can be rewritten or changed ? Whosoever is telling you all such things is confusing you and nothing more.

  4. Arvind

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    Jul 13, 2004
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    I never heard of any re-writing thing. But yes, Guru Sahib is getting translated into different languages on a continuous basis. Not sure though, about how the authenticity of original thoughts is maintained by translation.

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