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Zafarnama Written In Exquisite Persian Verse, TheZafarnamaor Epistle Of Victory Was A Defiant Message Composed By Guru Gobind Singh, The Tenth Sikh Guru, And Addressed To The Mughal Emperor Aurangzeb.In This Brilliant New Translation, Navtej Sarna Brings To Life The Valiant Voice Of Guru Gobind Singh And The Power Of His Poetic Genius In A Passionate Disavowal Of Tyranny That Remains Ever Relevant. Wonderful book I loved the brief history of Sikh gurus that precedes the actual translation of the verses It gave a solid context within which to read the verses.I loved the fact that the transliteration of the Persian verses is provided but I do not think it is accurate E.g I d think itibar should be itibaar but then I don t know any Persian and maybe I m confusing the words with similar sounding words in Urdu.I also agree with other commentators that in some cases the translation seems Wonderful book I loved the brief history of Sikh gurus that precedes the actual translation of the A multiplicity of factors make this book precious to me yes, precious The store it in a lock and key kind of precious So let s start this review withwhy I will not lend you this book even if you are my soul mateIt s a first day first edition I was the first person to buy it minutes after its release from a book store in Chandigarh It sthan just a book, it s an important source of history and helps to understand in depth the aftermath of the Battle of Chamkaur and the History of A multiplicity of factors make this book precious to me yes, precious The store it in a lock and key kind of precious So let s start this review withwhy I will not lend you this book even if you are my soul mateIt s a first day first edition I was the first person to buy it minutes after its release from a book store in Chandigarh It sthan just a book, it s an important source of history and helps to understand in depth the aftermath of the Battle of Chamkaur and the History of Sikhs as we know it today It was one of the last books my grandfather read before he died, Whats crude and most convenient way to approach an ideology is to of course have an absolute faith in its pioneers So much so, that its rather common medium to bestow them with sainthood or even God s title I won t debate here about irony of us humans judging such titles, and whether they even mean something towards any positive construct in the end.The question is rather about humanity the will to overcome struggle, turmoil, and grief, or the toil it takes History easily renders some as pro Zafarnama is one of the most powerful and expressive pieces of literature I have read It is in the form of a letter written by Guru Gobind Singh, the tenth Guru of the Sikhs, to the Mughal ruler Aurangzeb, who was known for his atrocities and religious intolerance Guru Gobind Singh uses the finest Persian verse to show the mirror to Aurangzeb, penning down the tortures committed on the hapless Indian people and reminding him of his duties, as a ruler and as a human being With the paucity of Zafarnama is one of the most powerful and expressive pieces of literature I have read It is in the form of a letter written by Guru Gobind Singh, the tenth Guru of the Sikhs, to the Mughal ruler Aurangzeb, who was known for his atrocities and religious intolerance Guru Gobind Singh uses the finest Persian verse to show the mirror to Aurangzeb, penning down the tortures committed o I must say, every historical account you re going to read has to have two views a bad one and a good one Aurangzeb though to date remains my favourite of all Mughal Emperors but obviously one cannot deny the brutal realities of life awesome I was hoping that the letter itself would have been longer, and containingnuggets like its famous quote There is, however, an excellent introduction in this edition outlining the history of the Sikh faith that frames the letter very well for newcomers. One of the best books I read on spirituality This book exhibits valor and spirituality of the Tenth Guru Guru Gobind Singh I really liked the following couplets 16thHuma ra kase saaye aayad bazerBar o dast darad na zaag e dalerThe one touched by Huma s sacred bird shadow and taken under its wingsIs beyond harm from clever crows, their designs mean nothing 22nd probably the most famous Chun kar az hameh beelate dar guzashthalal ast budanbi shamsher dastWhen all has been tried, yet jus A letter from the last sikh guru to emperor aurangzeb chastising him for having broken the oath the latter had sworn Written in persian, the letter is in the form of couplets where guru gobind singh praises the almighty, talks of aurangzeb s virtues and proceeds to point out the oath that he had broken and offers to forgive in the end It not only shows the warrior that the great guru was but also the human, leader and philosopher in him A book that is beyond rating, i


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