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Panjab Digital Library - Digitization of Bhai Taru Singh Di Shaheedi
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Description Bhai Taru Singh (1720-1745) a celebrated Sikh martyr who sacrificed his life to defend his faith is the hero of many a poetic ballads and legendary tales. Accused of aiding and harbouring Sikh militants during the governorship of Punjab under Zakariya Khan, he was scalped alive and tortured brutally. The present volume sings the Sikh martyr's sacrifices in the popular folklorist 'qissa' style of poetry written in rhyming racy couplets, it narrates the biographical details, his service to the Sikh crusaders, his arrest and his final execution. The stance of the composition is highly emotive and heart moving. Its recitation is likely to cast a spell on the audience[edit]
Keywords Qissa, Shaheed, Taru Singh, Nawab, Gurdwaras, Shubeg Singh, Khalsa, Amrit, [edit]
Accession Number   BK-000774
Script Gurmukhi
Language Panjabi
Publisher Unknown
Custodian Pritam Singh, Prof.
Breadth 14.0
Completion Complete
Condition Good
Pages                         60
 
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