|Hand painting in gold and colors of Guru Teg Bahadur the 9th Guru and Guru Gobind Singh Ji, the 10th master, on horseback.|
We present the following private collection to the inquisitive Internet participants. The treasure is made available in the form of microfilms, photocopies and purchasing the original.
We have selected the following rare manuscripts as introduction:-
1. The first book ever compiled in Gurmukhi Script is "Bani Behangam". It is Guru Nanak Dev Ji's great work. SIDH GOSHT annotated during the 2nd Guru's period. This is when the art of 'Tika Kari' started in Sikhism.
2. Two Gutkas scribed by Baba Ji Sahansar Dass, the great grandson of Guru Amar Dass. He wrote many Gurbani Gutkas for the '22 manjees' established by the Guru.
3. The 'Janam Sakhi' of Patshahi 3 and the third Pothi of Goindwal - a unique finding
4. All three versions of the 'Adi Granth' i.e. 1.The Kartarpuri Bir, 2. The Bir of Bhai Banno.3. The Damdami Bir.
5. Guru Nanak Dev Ji's all Janam Sakhis ( including illustrated).
6. Tikas of Japuji Sahib. Many of these tikas are yet unpublished. There are more than 700 tikas of which the following are rare :- 1. Parmarthi tika by Guru Har Rai Ji. 2. Wonderful tika by Guru Gobind Singh Ji. 3. Garb Ganjani tika by Bhai Santokh Singh. 4. Tika by Pandit Tara Har Narottam. 5. Soami Parmanand Param Hans.
7. Tikas of the Adi Granth (and many recensions of manuscripts) :- 1. Uthanka Granth Sahib Ki by Guru Gobind Singh Ji (very rare) 2. Tika by Sadhu Sutey Parkash. 3. Tuk Tika of the Granth Sahib. 4.Prashnotri Tika (Question & Answers). 5. Anekarthi Tika (thesaurus).
8. Complete Persian writings of Guru Nanak Dev Ji, Guru Gobind Singh Ji and Bhai Nand Lal Goya in a Panjabi manuscript.
9. The much sought after Bani of Guru Gobind Singh Ji on which we have undertaken an interesting research project. The first phase will cover the following Banis :- 1. Sukhmana 2. Malkauns di Vaar 3. Uggardanti 4.Fatehnama 5. Barah Mahan 6.Mukti Namah 7. Pricha Patshahi 10.
10. Other Manuscripts and services available:- 1. Manuscript of Sikh Reference Library. 2.Sikh Coinage. 3. Calligraphy of Gurbani from the 3rd Guru to the present day. 4. Sikh Fabric Arts and iconography. 5. Out of print books. 6. Teaching of Gurmat & Panjabi. 7. A century of Sikh Pamphlets. 8. Sikh Calendar Art. 9. Translation of Adi Granth (12 languages). 10. Sikh Sports and Performing Arts 11. The World keertan library. N.B. Microfilms, Microfiches, Photocopies, Text Correction. Queries and novice collector's help line is available on no profit no loss basis.
|Guru Nanak having a discourse with Gorakh Nath and other yogis (sidh gosht).|
|Rare paintings of Guru Gobind Singh Ji.|
|The holy crest (Kalgi) of Guru Gobind Singh Ji procured from the archives of Princess Bamba Dalip Singh (daughter of Maharaja Dalip Singh, the last Emperor of the Punjab)|