Recently I read in a chapter in book published by Cambridge University Press titled "language in South Asia" , quote"Sikhs often write Punjabi in Gurmukhi, Hindus in Devanagri and Muslims in perso-Arabic ."unquote . Earlier author Tej K. Bhatia,who has written this chapter about punjabi language...
When some people from Punjab, India say they write in Punjabi and I ask them if they write in Gurmukhi and they say, "no, I write in Punjabi". What exactly are they saying? I ask them if it was the same as Gurmukhi and they said no. They said the spelling is different. When I have seen the...
Sat sri akal,
I am a student at a reputed design institute in New Delhi, INDIA. As a part of my course I am supposed to do a project on any design related topic or issue. I considered this as an opportunity to study gurmukhi: my mother tongue. My area of focus is the preservation and promotion...
Ssa ji to all,
I have a burning question regarding the script of guru Granth sahib and early gurbani. As far as I am aware guru angad ji created/standardised the Gurmukhi script and therefore any writings of gurbani before this would not have been in this script. If this is the correct then...
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Gurmukhi is the name of the script used in writing primarily Punjabi and, secondarily, Sindhi language. The word gurmukhi seems to have gained currency from the use of these letters to record the sayings coming from the much (lit. mouth or lips) of the (Sikh) Gurus. The letters no doubt existed...
There appears to be a lot of confusion regarding Gurmukhi and Punjabi.
The assumption a lot of people seem to make is that there is a language called Punjabi (what we use everyday) and there is the language called Gurmukhi - the language used to write the Guru Granth Sahib.
So is there...
Pray Truth for all and say Satsriakal!
There are so many labels available for the holy script of Sikhs.
What is the original name of this sacred script given by the Gurus?
What made Sikhs to call the holy script with so many different names?
Please express your views.
Waheguru Ji Ka Khalsa Waheguru JI KI fateh.
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