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  1. spnadmin

    Opinion Dawn To Dusk: Khushwant Singh's Newest Translations From Guru Granth Sahib

    Dawn to dusk Anjana Rajan http://www.thehindu.com/books/books-authors/dawn-to-dusk/article5321507.ece The indefatigable Khushwant Singh has come out with a book of translated prayers from the Granth Sahib For a man who consistently declares himself an agnostic, Khushwant Singh dwells...
  2. aristotle

    General Are The Available English Translations Of Gurbani Adequate?

    The first complete translation of Guru Granth Sahib Maharaj into English was attempted by Dr. Gopal Singh; which was completed around 1960. Though this was not the first Gurbani translation into English, Max Arthur Macauliffe has tried his hand at some in his books on Sikh history. Notable...
  3. S

    English SGGS Translations

    Waheguru Ji Ka Khalsa, Waheguru Ji Ki Fateh, I'm not quite sure if this is where to post this, but the Questions and Answers section didn't seem right since that seems to be more about Sikhi itself rather than what I am asking here. I hope that came out right. Anyway, moderators, please move if...
  4. Archived_Member16

    52 Translations And 22 Transliterations Of Sikh Scriptures Released

    52 translations and 22 transliterations of Sikh scriptures released Written by Sanmukh Kaur on 20. Oct, 2010 Today on the 302nd anniversary of the Sikh Holy Scripture’s throne, the eGurbani revolution has arrived. The Sikher Project is today announcing the launch of the...
  5. Seeker9

    Where To Download English Translations Of Sri Guru Granth Sahib Ji?

    Sat Sri Akal everyone I understand there are a number of highly regarded English translations of Sri Guru Granth Sahib Ji Before I commit to purchasing a particular version in hard copy, I wonder if there is anywhere I can view the texts online I would also be grateful for your...
  6. spnadmin

    English Translations: Hikayats, Charitthropakayan And Kalam-e-Goya (Bhai Nand Lal)

    Hikayats, Charitthropakayan, and Kolem-e-Goya (Persian Writings, Bhai Nand Lal) These translations are in English only. It may be difficult to match the English translations with the Dasam Granth Chapters in the original because of different page numbering systems. The translator is Pritpal...
  7. Tejwant Singh

    Literal Translations, Word-by-Word Translations Of Gurbani: What Do We Mean?

    Re: Who was the Mother of Christ Jesus? Narayanjot ji, Guru Fateh. Well put. Allow me to elaborate this a bit more on the wonderful thought that you have shared about the verse: Ėk akẖar jo gurmukẖ jāpai ṯis kī nirmal so▫ī. ||3|| One who, as Gurmukh, chants the One Word, acquires a...
  8. spnadmin

    Translations Of Sri Guru Granth Sahib: The Difficult And The Contradictory

    The thread has been started to provide a place for comparisons of various translations into English of Shabads in Sri Guru Granth Sahib Maharaj. There are times when approved translations of the Granth do not agree at the level of understanding; and consequently the translation into English...
  9. spnadmin

    Learn Punjabi Translations And Transliterations Of Sri Guru Granth Sahib: Issues And Controversies

    After reading more than a few debates about translations of Sri Guru Granth Sahib, I now wonder whether it makes sense to learn Gurmukhi first, and then study the ShabadGuru. As someone who converted to Sikhism I have to ask this. Why would I decide to learn Gurmukhi if I had not read the...
  10. spnadmin

    Gurbani Puzzles And Translations

    This thread is an experiment, suggested by SPN Admin. The translation of Gurbani is a complicated matter, made at times more difficult, not easier, by the use of search engines. Why is translation fraught with difficulties? Search engines require exact matches of transliteration equivalents...
  11. spnadmin

    Learn Punjabi Online Gurbani Translations

    I happened upon this web site accidentally. Sri Granth - a Sri Guru Granth Sahib Resource It tells the story of real people with real faces who have brains and ability and a lot of talent. Many different kinds of talent. Then came the idea: a thread about gurbani search engines might actually...
  12. K

    Learn Punjabi Translations: How Reliable

    translation of gurbani is quite difficuilt.If some wants too deeply understand punjabi then he should learn gurmukhi
  13. A

    What Is The Language Of Sikhs?

    Pray Truth for all and say Satsriakal! Dear all! Gurmukhi is the language of the Gurus. Do Sikhs know the language of their Gurus? The translations of Sri Guru Granth Sahib Jee and Sri Dasam Granth Sahib Jee confirm that they do not understand their Guru's language, what to say about the...
  14. O

    Is It Necessary To Understand Entire Bani?

    I may not be putting a very relevant question. But I have to clear my doubts I consider it appropriate to have the valuable opinion as to how the 'sangat' here feels about whether we or I should understand the entire Gurbani as a sikh. I don't have time and then I do not understand much Of the...
  15. S

    Gurbani Being Misinterpreted By Sahil Ji

    Again this is to bring awareness All our brothers ans sisters who may be trying to learn Gurbani being taught by Sahil Ji Respected Saadh Sangat Ji, i am starting to quote Respected Sahil Ji's quotes from whereever he is misinterpreting Gurbani, all over the forum..... Respected...
  16. V

    Learn Punjabi Word-for-Word Translations For Vocabulary

    thats good idea for learning more gurbani. I know that word for word is not recommended way of learning more meanings.. because sometimes there is not the exact word.. but there is always a paragraph or a sentence that can be written about it. If something can be expressed in one language it...
  17. Jogindar Singh Kaur

    Translations Of The SGGS?

    What is considered the most authoritative translation of the Sri Guru Granth Sahib into English? Also, is it possible or desirable to have the SGGS in your house? I know I should/will learn Punjabi to fully understand, but in the meantime I would still love to read and get as much out of it...
  18. Gyani Jarnail Singh

    Punjabi Translations

    A person too much addicted to POORIES ( the ones deep-fried in desi ghee !!) translates the following Tuk in japji: Bhukhiaan Bhukh na utree je banha "Pooriian" bhaar... A Hungry person's HUNGER will not be SATIATED even if he EATS his fill of POORIAN...wah wah bhagwan rajneesh ji. from a...
  19. drkhalsa

    Comparison Of The Five Complete Translations Of SGGS JI

    1. Bhai Gopal Singh Translation - The first complete translation of the Siri Guru Granth Sahib into English was provided by Dr. Gopal Singh; this was completed around 1960. It was published in a four volume set, and has received wide distribution. The 'International Edition' published by the...
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