SRI GURU DASAM PANCHASIKA
SRI GURU DASAM PANCHASIKA, by Sahib Singh Mrigind (c. 18041876), is a long panegyric in Braj verse in honour of the Gurus. Sahib Singh, who is the author of some twenty books, was the courtpoet in the princely state of Jind and was held in esteem for his poetic and scholarly accomplishment by the rulers of Patiala and Nabha states as well. Sn Guru Dasam Panchasika, completed around 1919 Bk/ AD 1862, has not yet been published. Its only known manuscript is preserved in the Motibagh Palace, Patiala, under MS. No. 148. It comprises 29 folios, each folio having 7+7 lines. The work concludes with the poet`s prayer to Guru Gobind Singh, the tenth Guru or prophet mentor of the Sikhs, to free him from the cycle of transmigration.