Decoding the Numbers - Sikh Research Institute

Decoding the Numbers

Ever wondered, what is the meaning of words like tin tap, trai gun, cautha pad, nau nidhi? If you are struggling for an answer, this presentation will help you do just that! It will explore the religious, spiritual and cultural basis of such numbers, and trace the origin and significance of their underlying thought in the respective religious schools. Presentation will also delve into Guru's take on them and the Sikh stance; what they mean in the Sikh context and their relevance for us today.


Those interested in understanding various numeric references appearing in Guru Granth Sahib concerning different religious schools of thought.

Presented by Surender Pal Singh

Surender Pal Singh works as a Research Associate and the India Coordinator for the Sikh Research Institute. He holds Master's degrees in English and Religious Studies.

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