Overview for Haven of Bliss Anandpur Sahib: A Miracle of the Human Spiri
Anandpur Sahib: A Miracle of the Human Spirit is a humble offering to the glory of a great saint-warrior, Guru Gobind Singh. Tenth in line of the Sikh Gurus, Guru Gobind Singh gave pride and identity to an oppressed and troubled people, transforming them form victims of fighters. Indeed this in itself is the “Miracle” the book invokes. It was and will continue to be, an inspiration to people everywhere who want to live with freedom and with pride as human beings.
Anandpur Sahib has a richness of many Gurdwaras and Forts connected with the life of Guru Gobind Singh. The book visits them all and also the Hola Mahalla festival held in March each year when hundreds of thousands of people visit Anandpur Sahib. Even today during the Hola Mahalla festivities the Sikh warriors ride out in blood-curdling charges. At their head always is a warrior leading a rider-less horse. The symbolism is clear. It is believed that the Guru himself leads his warriors into battle.
Township With A Touch Of Divinity. 2. Footsteps In History. 3. Battles Of The Saint-Warriors. 4. Bow To The Sword Which Destroys Evil. 5. Fortresses Of Faith. 6. The Years Of Happiness. 7. The Creation Of The Khalsa. 8. Hola Mahalla. 9. Soldiers From A Mystic Past. 10. Anandpur Sahib Remembers. Glossary.