The 8th head of the Giania Bunga, a learning institution emerging from Bhai Mani Singh Shahid, also claimed as the head of the Damdami Taksal, wrote an extraordinary commentary of Tulsidas' Ramacharitmanas in the 1820s. Giani Sant Singh's breadth of knowledge is impressive, quoting widely from, Vishnu, Shiv, Markandey Puranas, Valmiki Ramayana, Bhagavad Purana, to the Upanishads and the Guru Granth Sahib. The text below is from Lutgendorf's, The life of a text: performing the Rāmcaritmānas of Tulsidas. Currently you can read the text here: […]( ![[sant singh.png]] ![[sant singh 2.jpeg]] ![[sant singh 3.png]] Here he quotes from the Bhagavad Gita, Chapter 2, verse 37 हतो वा प्राप्स्यसि स्वर्गं जित्वा वा भोक्ष्यसे महीम् | hato vā prāpsyasi swargaṁ jitvā vā bhokṣhyase mahīm ![[gita1.png]] Here on the tension and resolution between Sarguna and Nirguna Upashana ![[saguna nirguna.png]]