Guru Nanak, the founder of Sikhism, was born in the 15th century during a period of political and religious turmoil in India. Nanak founded a new religion, a synthesis of Hinduism and Islam, with the belief that God was one. He advocated a casteless society based on truth, brotherhood, and equality. He spent twenty-three years traveling not only in India but also to Tibet, Ceylon and Central Asian countries of Arabia, Iran and Iraq, preaching the truth as he had perceived it and showing mankind the path to salvation. This book tells the fascinating story of a unique messiah who showed a gentle, peaceful path to realisation of God.
Guru Nanak – The First Sikh Guru
Guru Nanak, the founder of Sikhism, was born in the 15th century during a period of political and religious turmoil in India. Nanak founded a new religion, a synthesis of Hinduism and Islam, with the belief that God was one. also available at
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About The Author
Harish Dhillon had his schooling at the Lawrence School, Sanawar, trained for the army and was then boarded out of the services on medical grounds. He went on to do his post-graduation and doctorate in English Literature from the Lucknow University, where he lectured for seven years. In 1995 he became headmaster at Sanawar and then moved to Yadavindra Public School, Mohali (Chandigarh), as Principal in 1999. His books include The Lives and Teachings of the Sikh Gurus, Love Stories from the Punjab, The Legend of Banda Bahadur, The Living Saint (a biography of Bhagat Puran Singh), Spiritual Masters: Guru Nanak, and Kali Saver (short stories in Punjabi). He has also written two collections of short stories in English titled After the Storm and The Song of Silence.