The Sacred Language of the Sikhs

by Gurbeer Singh

  • Posted on May 28, 2020

  • Enrollment in this course closed on 06/19/2020.
  • Enrollment has closed because the maximum number of allowed students has been reached.

Course Information

What is Guru Sahib trying to say? What do those ਔਂਕੜs and ਸਿਹਾਰੀs at the end of words in Gurbani mean? Is the shabad in the first, second, or third person? Who is Guru Sahib talking to?

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Prerequisites

Proficiency in Gurmukhi and reading Gurbani

Required Texts: “Introduction to The Sacred Language of the Sikhs” by Christopher Shackle
(Details on how to obtain the text will be provided once you have registered for the course.)

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Course Instructor

Gurbeer Singh Gurbeer Singh UC Riverside

Gurbeer Singh is a third-year PhD student at University of California, Riverside. His current research interests include Sikh sectarianism, modern Panthic conflict, Sikh Historiographies, and invented tradition. He currently has an upcoming publication entitled “The Nagar Kirtan” which will be published in the edited volume entitled The Sikh World. He is fluent in Punjabi (Gurmukhi and Shahmukhi), Urdu, and Hindi.