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Noticed this book, which looks like an autobiography of a Sikh anti-colonial resistance fighter, referenced in this Sikhnet article - anyone ever read it, or know if it is available online? http://www.sikhnet.com/news/sikh-resistance-movement
Bhai Desa Singh's Rehatnama was part of a intense discussion on this forum a few weeks ago, about Sri Dasam Granth. This rehatnama was discarded from the discussion on the grounds that it claimed that Bhai Desa Singh wrote: "at this place once Jassa Singh Kalal used to live"... I have been reading through the rehitnamas I can find on the net and find in this rehatnama the line, which I have romanised: "Ta mo Jassa Singh kirpal, bast bhae sukh so bahut kaal" (126) The footnote says this is a reference to Sultan ul Quam Jassa Singh Ahulwalia. I'm not too sure about this, as it would be quite absurd that anyone would mistake the name "kalal" simply for the name it is, and the personality to whom the name belonged to. To me, if I were to read it, it would say that it refered to a benevolent Jassa Singh. Also, if there was no doubt that this was a reference to Sultan ul Quam, it wouldn't necessarily mean that the rehatnama was written after Sultan Sahib's death in 1783. It just means that he lived there at one time. So it could have been at more or less any time in Sultan Sahibs' lifetime, even decades before. Unless I've read it wrong. If you wish to read it : https://archive.org/details/RehatnamaBhaiDesaSingh
Does anyone have any information about Chand Svaarankar's Guru Mehima? Are Any of the of works of Guru Gobind Singh's poets available? With the exceptions Bhai Nand Lal Goya, Bhai Jeevan Singh Ji, Bhai Gurdas Singh, and Kavi Senapat? The Panjab Digital Library doesn't give any details whatsoever about the books and manuscripts they digitize. I read Piara Singh's book, but it only contains a few quotes and stanzas and he doesn't give any reference.
GOD IS ALWAYS THERE WHEN YOU CALL HIM Do You Believe This??? A girl went to her friends house and she ended up staying longer than planned, and had to walk home alone. She wasn't afraid because it was a small COMMUNITY and she lived only a few blocks away. As she walked along under the bike trail Diane asked God to keep her safe from harm and danger. When she reached the alley, which was a shortcut to her house, she decided to take it. However, halfway down the alley she noticed a man standing at the end as though he were waiting for her. She became uneasy and began to pray, asking for God's protection. Instantly a comforting feeling of quietness and security wrapped round her, she felt as though someone was walking with her. When she reached the end of the alley, she walked right past the man and arrived home safely. The following day, she read in the newspaper that a young girl had been raped in the same alley just twenty minutes after she had been there. Feeling overwhelmed by this tragedy and the fact that it could have been her, she began to weep. Thanking the Lord for her safety and to help this young woman, she decided to go to the police station. She felt she could recognize the man, so she told them her story. The police asked her if she would be willing to look at a lineup to see if she could identify him. She agreed and immediately pointed out the man she had seen in the alley the night before. When the man was told he had been identified, he immediately broke down and confessed. The officer thanked Diane for her bravery and asked if there was anything they could do for her. She asked if they would ask the man one question. Diane was curious as to why he had not attacked her. When the policeman asked him, he answered, 'Because she wasn't alone. She had two tall men walking on either side of her. Amazingly, whether you believe or not, you're not alone. People will not stand up for God.. PS: God is always there in your heart and loves you no matter what