Gyani Bhag Singh Ambala
Gyani Bhag Singh was a writer and Sikh preacher, who was excommunicated from Sikh Panth for his controversial book Dasam Granth Nirney.
Bhag Singh was born at Village Liloan Vala, Distt Jhangg in Pakistan in Hindu family, and was called Bhaag Mall. His family use to follow all hindu customs and traditions, though he was hinduhe was against all ritualism and ritualistic practices. After few years he joined company of Scholars where he learned many granths like Ramayana, Mahabharata etc. He also studied gurbani with them.
- During his lifetime he tried to fight against ritualism and fraud quacks.
- He had written Kesh Visheshta where he quoted various lines of Guru Granth Sahib and Dasam Granth Sahib to answer a Udasi who had commented that Hairs have no importance for Sikhs.
- After 2 years of writing Kesh Visheshta, he wrote a unrehearsed Dasam Granth Nirney, which was against all Banis of Guru Gobind Singh, in which he also commented against Jaap Sahib, Chaupai Sahib and Ardas. He was excommunicated from Sikh Panth for this act.
As he was not wishing to die as a Non Sikh. He took his words back and apologize to Akal Takhat for his blasphemous act.
Writings 1) Guru Nanak Darpan - Gyani Bhag Singh Ambala