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Guru Gobind Singh

Guru Gobind Singh

Medium: Ink and colours on paper

Date: 1800

Shelfmark: Or. MS II,014

Item number: f.2v

Length: 10

Width: 14.5

Scale: Centimetres

Genre: Manuscript

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This manuscript, produced around 1800, contains selections from the 'Asa di War', a composition from the Guru Granth Sahib, written in Punjabi and recited by members of the Sikh community at the pre-dawn hour. It is very small in size, measuring just 14.5 x 10 cm, and was purchased by the British Museum Library on 24th January 1929.

Find out more about this manuscript and other sacred texts in Expressions of Faith.

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