A panthic meet of distinguished scholars to explain the role, nature and the beauty of
Guri Gobind Singh's bani. Each scholar shows their expertise and knowledge of the Sri
Dasam Granth Sahib ji.
The seminar explained that there was first doubt on the Sri Guru Granth Sahib including the works
of the Bhagats and now there is some doubts being created on the celestial bani of Guri Gobind Singh.
The seminar was conducted by Giani Hardip Singh. In his keynote speech he explained how the banis in the Nitnem and baptismal cremonies are related to the Sri Dasam Granth.
SGPC chief, Jagdev Singh Talwandi made a speech on the issue as well. In attendance were members of Damdami Taskal, Nihang Jathebandis ( Budda Dal, Taruna Dal, Baba Bakala Dal), Nanksar, SGPC.
Dr Harpal Singh Pannu, Patiala University
In an articulate lecture rich with anecdotes and literary scholarship Dr. Harpal Singh Pannu, Professor and Head, Department of Religious Studies, Punjabi University Patiala, talks about the contents and purpose of Sri Dasam Granth Sahib.
Dr Jodh Singh, Patiala University
(Prof. of Sikhism & Editor-in-Chief Encyclopedia of Sikhism) talks about Sikh Scriptures, especially Sri Guru Granth Sahib, Sri Dasam Granth Sahib, and Vaar Bhai Gurdas. Dr. Jodh Singh is an expert on Sikh scriptures and has translated Sri Dasam Granth Sahib into Hindi and English. By giving various examples in this lecture he shows how most of the times the methodology which is used to do research on Sikh scriptures is seriously flawed. He argues that research should aim at education and not to stir controversies as is done most of the times
Dr Anurag Singh, Sikh Historian
Director, 'Sikh Itihas Board', SGPC, talks on the contemporary issues related to Sri Dasam Granth. In an articulate lecture he identifies those heretics who are engaged in blasphemy and, based on historic facts, rebuts their anti-Panthic views. He explains the links of the Chandigarh based pseudo scholars. He exposes the false methods and hyprocripsy of Kala Afghana.