Author: Shashi BalaPublisher: Singh BrothersYear: 2006Language: EnglishPages: 248ISBN/UPC (if available): 8172053878
This treatise is an exclusive analytical and comprehensive study of the relevance of Guru Granth Sahib in the modern context. It expatiates the emerging trends, social and global issues to highlight the response and recommendations of Guru Granth Sahib for their solution. This study delineated the holistic, integrative and cosmopolitan spirit of the Holy Scripture along with its distinct culture of self-transcendence, exploring the transcendental foundation of phenomenal existence and recommending the moderated way of living by providing possibilities for human creativity. The present work analyses the current issues such as religious pluralism, inter-faith dialogue, subaltern revival, and gender equality applied ethics, world peace and ecological concerns etc. in the context of Guru Granth Sahib and points out that the perennial philosophy of the Holy Scripture, based on divine revelation, transcending the limits of time and space, has universal appeal for the whole humanity and stands for universal value required to be followed to maintain harmony at the cosmic level. The present study well-documented and duly authenticated, will be a useful addition to the existing sources and will prove helpful for the research scholars working in the field of Sikh studies.
PrefaceIntroduction Sikh Religion: An overview1. COSMOPOLITAN SPIRIT OF GURU GRANT SAHIB2. CULTURE OF LIFE 3. PHILOSOPHY OF WORLD-AFFIRMATION4. PHILOSOPHY OF ACTION5. MODERN SOCIAL ISSUES6. APPLIED ETHICS7. MODERN GLOBAL ISSUES8. RETROSPECTBibliographyIndex