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 26 Mar 2017 Rare Paintings
Guru Nanak with Guru Gorakhnath, Mardana and Bala and eleven yogis, Amritsar or Lahore, ca. 1875.

Sikh woodcut.

Guru Nanak sitting with Mardana (with rabab), Bala (with peacock feathers) and twelve yogis and two more yogis flying in the air. The picture illustrates the contest involving a lost... Read More
 17 Jul 2016 New Books
New Book:
The Sikh Zafar-namah of Guru Gobind Singh: A Discursive Blade in the Heart of the Mughal Empire
By Louis E. Fenech
Published by Oxford University Press - 2013

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Louis E. Fenech offers a compelling new exami... Read More
 17 Jul 2016 New Books
New Book:
Zafarnama of Guru Gobind Singh
By Professor Sunderjit Singh
Published by Singh Brothers, Amritsar - 2003

Zafarnamah is a historical letter of victory written by Guru Gobind Singh to emperor Aurangzeb in 1706 A.D. The letter, written in lucid Persian, depicts the spirit of Chardi Kala a... Read More
 19 Apr 2016 New Books
Kohinoor Diamond - It's History
by www.DiscoverSikhism.com

An appendix article on the Kohinoor diamond from the book 'Maharaja Duleep Singh - The King In Exile'.

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According to N.B. Sen, the Kohi-i-Noor, the king... Read More
 19 Apr 2016 Rare Paintings
Horses and jewels of Runjeet Singh - 1844

This lithograph is taken from plate 14 of Emily Eden's 'Portraits of the Princes and People of India'. It shows one of the favourite horses of Maharaja Ranjit Singh with the head officer of his stables. Passionately fond of horses, Singh had them adorned... Read More
 12 Aug 2015 Rare Paintings
Entry into Lahore from the Parade Ground, Panjab - 1847

Plate 9 from "Recollections of India. Part 1. British India and the Punjab" by James Duffield Harding (1797-1863) after Charles Stewart Hardinge (1822-1894), the eldest son of the first Viscount Hardinge, the Governor General. This depicts ... Read More
 11 Aug 2015 Rare BOOKS
Digital Rare Book:
A history of the Sikhs from the origin of the nation to the battles of the Sutlej
By Joseph Davey Cunningham (1812-1851)
Published by Humphrey Milford, London - 1918

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 11 Aug 2015 Rare Paintings
The signing of the Treaty of Bhairowal, Punjab on 26 December 1846.

Unusually, this painting illustrates an historical event - the signing of the treaty between the Sikh rulers of the Punjab and the British following the first Anglo-Sikh war (1845-46).

Painted on paper.
Pahari School
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 11 Aug 2015 Rare BOOKS
Digital Book :
Origin of the Sikh power in the Punjab and political life of Maharaja Ranjit Singh ; with an account of the religion, laws, and customs of Sikhs.
By Henry Thoby Prinsep
Published by G.H.Huttmann, Military Orphan Press, Calcutta - 1834

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 11 Aug 2015 Rare BOOKS
Digital Rare Book:
A history of the Sikhs from the origin of the nation to the battles of the Sutlej
By Joseph Davey Cunningham (1812-1851)
Published by Humphrey Milford, London - 1918

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 5 May 2013 Rare Paintings
A watercolour of scenes from a school, a Sikh Guru with pupils. This narrative shows two scenes: the first, in the foreground, and the second in the upper right hand corner of the image.

Punjab, India
ca. 1800-ca. 1810
Opaque watercolour on paper

This narrative painting done in the Panj... Read More
 8 Jan 2013 Rare BOOKS
Digital Rare Book:
History of the Sikhs or Translation of the Sikkhan de raj di vikhia.
Together with a short Gurmukhi grammar, and an appendix containing some useful technical words, in roman character.
By Sardha Ram
Translated and edited by Henry Court
Published by Civil and Military Gazette ... Read More
 8 Jan 2013 Rare Paintings
Baba Nanak goes to school - 1733

This miniature comes from the 'Janam Sakhi' in Punjabi, a prose hagiography of Guru Nanak compiled and copied by Daya Ram Abhrol in 1733 with 57 miniature paintings by Alam Chand Raj. The work consists of a series of 58 'sakhis' - ethical and moral anecdotes - wr... Read More
 7 Jan 2013 Rare Paintings
Miniature of Guru Nanak from Astronomical treatise - 1840

This miniature portrait of Guru Nanak comes from the 'Sarvasiddhantattvacudamani' - 'The Crest-Jewel of the Essence of all Systems of Astronomy' - written by Durgashankar Pathak in Varanasi. The manuscript was commissioned around 1840 b... Read More
 7 Jan 2013 Rare Manuscripts
Selections from the Guru Granth Sahib - 1603

This is the oldest known manuscript copy outside India of a substantial part of the Sikh scripture, the 'Guru Granth Sahib' or 'Adi Granth'. The original 'Adi Granth', containing verses by the founder of Sikhism, Guru Nanak, and other Sikh Gurus and... Read More
 1 Sep 2010 Rare Paintings
Maharaja Ranjit Singh - 1830

This miniature of the first Sikh Maharaja of the Punjab at Lahore, Maharaja Ranjit Singh (1780-1839), known as the 'Lion of Punjab', is from an album made in 1830. The album contains family biographies, in Persian, of princely families in the Sikh and Rajput territ... Read More