Guru Nanak Dev Ji met Jinda Mahatma Kabir Ji Evidence in Bhai Bale Wali – JANAM SAKHI – Shri Guru Nanak Dev Ji Topic: Swaal Kaji Rukndin Soora – ਸੁਆਲ. Bhai Bala (Punjabi: ਭਾਈ ਬਾਲਾ –), born in Talvandi Rai Bhoi was a supposed childhood friend and lifelong companion of Bhai Mardana and Guru Nanak. According to the Bhai Bala Janam Sakhi’s, he travelled with Guru Nanak and the Sikh salutation ‘Waheguru Ji Ki Fateh’ is used in the Bala Janamsakhi, . BALA JANAM SAKHI. The Janam Sakhis of the Bala tradition owe both their name and their reputation to Bhai Bala, a SandhuJa^ from Guru Nanak`s village.
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It may be safely affirmed that vala person of this name could have been the constant companion of Guru Nanak as none of the other early traditions refer to him.
Bala Sandhu may well have been a real person.
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An edition lithographed by Hafiz Qutab Din of Lahore in generally follows the earlier of the manuscript versions. Although the second of the theories outlined above reduces the Bala tradition to the level of other early Janam Sakhis it does nothing to minimize the importance of the tradition in later Sikh history. This omission is particularly noteworthy in the case of Bhai Gurdas.
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Hindal interest of some kind is plainly evident in all early manuscripts of the Bala tradition. Professor Surjit Hans also notes that the only role of Bhai Bala was to denigrate the name of Nanak and that Guru Nanak prophesizes about a greater bhagat Hundal to come:.
The Puratan uses the older forms of the adverbs of nanam and place, whereas the Bala employs the modern forms of the same adverbs. In the year Sammat fifteen hundred and eighty-two, S. When the introduction of printing produced a spectacular expansion of recorded Janam Sakhi materials, the growth was almost wholly monopolized by the Bala tradition.
Other extant Janam Sakhis demonstrate the same process. Early in the nineteenth century, Bhai Santokh Singh suggested that these references were to be explained on the grounds that the original Janam Sakhi authentically dictated by Bhai Wakhi had been mischievously corrupted by Hindali interpolations.
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In general idiom, too, the language of the Puratan Janam Sakhi is certainly older than the language of Bala Janam Sakhi. Retrieved from ” https: Again in the use of nasalization, the language of Puratan is akin to that of the Guru Granth Sahib. The reasons for this are:. For more than a hundred years, from the late eighteenth until the early twentieth century, this claim was scarcely challenged.
The second theory takes account of Janam Sakhi as a typical seventeenth century product, a composite work incorporating the results of a lengthy period of oral growth and transmission. Please select 1 field to search. This theory is difficult to sustain in that a mere pruning, ki drastic, cannot reduce any of the Bala eakhi to a consistent narrative. The recording of his narrative took two months and seventeen days to complete.
From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Many of the caseinflexions regularly used in the Puratan have disappeared in Bala.
bhsi Paira recorded the dictation of Bala, a Sandhu latt who had come from Talvandi, the village of Rai Bhoi. Panjabi Hatthlikhtan di Suchi lists twenty-two Bala manuscripts in the Punjab.
Bhai Bale Wali Janam Sakhi
This page was last edited on 3 Decemberat To this day popular portraits of the Guru, flanked by Mardana the minstrel and Bala the attendant, testify to a continuing balz of its claims. You can explore these scriptures page by page, by chapter index or search for a keyword. The first clue to grasping the true character of the Bala Janamsakhi is the fact that the persons related most closely to Guru Nanak are presented in uncomplimentary light.
His mother-in-law is quarrelsome and hardhearted. In order to do so, the latter compiler has borrowed a death narrative from the Miharban tradition. The earliest extant version opens as follows: There has been considerable discussion as regards to Bhai Bala’s existence, particularly within the Sikh academic field.
All the facts and all the places visited by Guru Nanakji were faithfully and fluently described by Bhai Bala, with the result that Guru Angad was greatly pleased with him. The Bala tradition differs in its wealth of fantasy and in its attempt to establish authenticity by the contrived introduction of an eyewitness narrator.
When he returned after locating the vital document, Paira Mokha was deputed to transcribe it. Four editions have appeared since the printing press was first used for Janam Sakhis in