Question. Is Dasam Granth also a Granth like Guru Granth Sahib?
Answer. No. Sri Dasam Granth is not one granth like Sri Guru Granth Sahib. It is a kuliyat, or collected works. Sri Dasam Granth is collection of different books in one volume.
Sri Guru Granth Sahib is one granth comprising banee of different Gurus, Bhakhats, Bhatts etc. The baneeof Sri Guru Granth Sahib is on one theme and subject. It is a spiritual fountain. Primarily it is for the uplifting of the soul and helps it unite with the Ultimate One.
Sri Dasam Granth Sahib on the other hand is a collection of different books, on different subjects but coming from one pen. The theme of the volumes included in Sri Dasam Granth Sahib has a very vast range. Absolute spirituality is found in Jaapu Sahib, Akaal Ustat etc. Shastar Nam Mala, Gyan Parbodh, Chritropakhyan etcform the literary compositions. Then there are Puranic epics like Ramavtar, Krishnaavtar, Chandi di vaar, Chaubees Avtar etc. The entire compositions are in conformity and aims of Guru Granth Sahib.
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