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date: 05 August 2020

Goindvāl Pothīs 

A Dictionary of Sikh Studies

Pashaura Singh

A four-volume collection prepared during the spiritual reign of Gurū *Amar Dās in 1570–72, two copies of which are still extant at Jalandhar and Piñjore. Gurinder Singh Mann regards these volumes as the earliest extant source of the Sikh canon, whereas Pritam Singh does not subscribe to this viewpoint. In his analysis of Ahiyāpur Pothī (now known as Jalandhar Pothī), Pritam Singh has rejected the so-called ‘borrowing theory’, which states that ... ...

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