Check out This Unique 105-Year-Old Gurmukhi Quran

A historian in Punjab has discovered a copy of the Holy Quran that was translated into Gurmukhi and printed in 1911.

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A copy of the Holy Quran was translated into Punjabi and printed by two Hindu and a Sikh man in 1911. A historian in Punjab has discovered one such copy. The book has crossed many boundaries by travelling from a Sikh to a Muslim and now is in the possession of Subash Parihar, a Hindu academic.

Parihar is planning to have details of the Quran into the encyclopaedia of Sufism that he is preparing. He said that the printing expenses were borne by two Hindus, Bhagat Budhamal Adatli Mevjat and Vaidya Bhagat Guraditta Mal, with another Sikh man, Mela Singh Attar Wazirabad. He adds that this Quran was translated into Gurmukhi from Arabic by Sant Vaidya Gurdit Singh Alomhari, a Nirmala Sikh.

This Quran originally belonged to Sardar Jhanda Singh ‘Aarif’, a poet from Kotkapura. After his death, his elder son Natha Singh presented it to a Muslim Noor Muhammad, believing he will understand its real worth.

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