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date: 28 November 2020

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This article discusses the Persian poetry of the premier poet of Guru Gobind Singh’s literary court (darbar), Nand Lal ‘Goya’ (the Speaker) in the light of Sikhism’s Islamicate context. In the process of discussing this poetry the article underscores the Sikh tradition’s Islamicate inheritance.

Keywords: Goya, Persian, Nand Lal, darbar, Sufi, Islamicate, Rahit, rahit-nama

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