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Liv - Guru Nanak Through B-40 Janamsakhis

Friday
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13
September
2013
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This webinar analyzes some of the beautiful illustrations of Guru Nanak's life from the B-40 Janamsakhi (dated 1733). Not only do these images reflect the core values of Sikhism, they are also vitally important in shaping and crystallizing them for future generations. We will discuss how the B-40 illustrations underscore the secular structures of Sikh metaphysics, and reveal the coalescence of poetry and physicality.

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Nikky-Guninder Kaur Singh

Nikky-Guninder Kaur Singh is a Crawford Professor and Chair of the Department of Religious Studies at Colby College in the United States. Her interests are centered around poetics and feminist issues. 

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