Miniature of Guru Nanak from Astronomical treatise

Description

This miniature portrait of Guru Nanak comes from the 'Sarvasiddhantattvacudamani' – 'The Crest-Jewel of the Essence of all Systems of Astronomy' – written by Durgashankar Pathak in Varanasi. The manuscript was commissioned around 1840 by a Sikh nobleman called Lehna Singh Majithia, whose horoscope is included in the manuscript.

Full title:
Sarvasiddhantatattvacudamani
Created:
c. 1840
Format:
Manuscript
Creator:
Durgashankar Pathak
Usage terms
Public Domain
Held by
British Library
Shelfmark:
Or 5259

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