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Raagmala History - Bhai Vir Singh Ji

Bhai Vir Singh or Veer Singh (5 December 1872 in Amritsar – 10 June 1957 in Amritsar) was a poet, scholar, and theologian of the Sikh revival movement, playing an important part in the renewal of Punjabi literary tradition. Singh’s contributions were so important and influential that he became canonized as Bhai, an honorific often given to those whom could be considered a saint of the Sikh faith. His writings are deeply soaked with love for Guru Sahib and he is honourably known as the 'Sixth river of Punjab.' His narration of history is so vivid, it takes the reader right back to the time of story and makes one feel like a real spectator of that event.

Most of the Sikh panth knows that Bhai Vir Singh Ji wrote the 'Guru Nanak Chamatkar' and 'Kalgidhar Chamatkar' but it's lesser known that Bhai Vir Singh Ji also wrote beautiful accounts of life of other 8 Guru Sahibs in 3 volumes collectively called Ast Guru Chamatkar. Bhai Vir Singh Ji's writings are a must read or the audiobooks are a must hear.

Bhai Vir Singh Ji in his book Asht Guru Chamatkar gives full details from his reseach on why Raagmala IS gurbani.

Below is a clip about Raagmala history from an audio book of Sri Asht Guru Chamatkar by Bhai Vir Singh Ji:

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