This compendium of lectures on Sikh history by a learned Sikh cleric carries a lot of information and provides a glimpse into the checkered history of the Sikhs. These lectures on Sikh history cover a period of one a half century from the early decades of 18th century up to mid twentieth century. Despite their inspiring and sermonizing stance, these lectures are strong and correct on facts of history. The author remains faithful to the chronology of events and never lets his sermonizing stance to eclipse his vision of history. His diction is polished, chiseled and well-worded. The glorious deeds of Sikh martyrs and glimpses of Sikh history come alive through these lectures.