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This is the second volume in a series of four books. It covers majority of Guru Nanak's first udasi, or extended travel, to eastern parts of India.
Some of the episodes in this book:
- Guru Nanak reappears from the Bein River and declares that there is no Hindu or Muslim but all are humans and children of the One God.
- Nawab Daulat Khan summons Guru Nanak. Guru Sahib tells the Nawab and the Qazi how to be a true Muslim.
- Guru Nanak declares that he is leaving on a divine mission to spread God’s word and to sing in His glory.
- Guru Nanak visits Bhai Lalo at Saidpur. He refuses to eat at Diwan Malik Bhago’s feast because his food is tainted with blood of innocents.
- Guru Nanak visits Sheikh Sajjan, a thug, at Tulumba. The Sheikh tries to kill Guru Nanak. Guru Sahib puts the Sheikh on the path to salvation.
- Guru Nanak visits Haridwar and throws water towards his fields instead of at the rising sun. He enlightens the pilgrims about the futility of empty rituals.
- Guru Nanak saves Mardana from the wrath of Brahmins of Haridwar and speaks against caste-system.
- Guru Nanak visits Kurukshetra during the solar eclipse and preaches to ignorant pilgrims and Brahmins.
- Guru Sahib visits Sheikh Abu Ali Qalandar at Panipat and holds a discourse with him.
- At Delhi, Guru Sahib visits Sufi Fakir named Majnu. Here God works a miracle, and the dead elephant of Emperor Sikander Lodhi comes back to life.
- At his next stop, in Gorakhmata, Guru Sahib preaches to Yogis and shows to them the True path of religion.
- Bitter soap-nuts become sweet at a place now called Reetha Sahib.
- Virtuous acts of a devotee save him from execution while adulterous ways of another turn his gold into charcoal.
- Guru Nanak’s merciful glance on a dead man’s soul saves him from hell.
- Guru Nanak travels through Ayodhya, Prayag, Varanasi, and Bodhgaya, guiding devotees and putting people on the True path to salvation.
- In Patna, Guru Nanak explains the true value of human birth and urges Salis Rai not to waste it.
- The witches of Kamrup turn Bhai Mardana into a ram. Guru Nanak saves Mardana and puts the enchantress Noor Shah and her companions on the path to salvation.
- Journeying through Bangladesh, Bengal, Assam and Odisha, Guru Nanak reaches Jagannath Puri.
- Almost every page reveals some facet of Guru Nanak's teachings and philosophy.
Posted by England Da Sher on 3rd Dec 2012
A Great read, and good illustrations
Posted by Avneet singh on 17th Nov 2012
Best book written on Guru Nanak dev ji ever please write one of sant jarnail singh bhindranwale please!!!!!!!! I always wanted to read a comic on him
Posted by Jot Saran on 11th Nov 2012
This and volume 1 are both really inspiring books. They do not tell the story of Guru Nanak in a mundane way like most books out there. These are really inspiring books. Every Sikh must read and lend it to their non-Sikh friends.
I am waiting for next volme now.