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Intoxication,The Sikh Code of Conduct & August Schoefft Unethical With Him Behavior Arts

In 1843, August Schoefft painted the image of Nihang Singh, sitting in the middle of the thugs, sitting in the midst of the thugs, in the midst of a large tree, as part of a deep-rooted conspiracy. It was a different kind of attack on Sikh consciousness than the attacks of bipar-sanskar through many writings in the 18th century. August Schoefft

has a fine-grained range of paintings, which is reflected in the paintings of many other Sikh kingdoms, but Sri Darbar Sahib took revenge by tarnishing the Singh ideals after an incident that happened to him. In fact, in 1841, while serving Maharaja Sher Singh, Schoefft, who was fond of smoking cigars, was entrusted with the task of painting the Darbar Sahib on the condition that he would not do any kind of smoking in the Gurdwara Hadood.


The painting started but habitually again go back to the brush in the mouth of the hand, which seems to be smoking tobacco from a distance. Nihang Singh, who was standing near the Akal Takht, saw him. Nihang proceeded towards schoefft to stop such desecration in the Darbar Sahib. Realizing his mistake, he left all the equipment and ran away to Schoefft. Nihang quickly pulled the mano at once, and knocked on the fleeing mano. As he descended the stairs, the trunk of Schoefft's coat came to Nihang's hand, he took off the coat.


He then threw away his pocket watch as he ran away to get rid of the mess and confuse him. Somehow he managed to escape and took shelter in the house of Granthi Bhai Gurmukh Singh by passing through the back lane of The Darbar Sahib. The picture of Bhai Gurmukh Singh was first made by Schoefft and pleased the Maharaja. But now he decided to take revenge for this humiliation in his heart.


Schoefft was aware that Sikhs were prohibited from all forms of drugs. In 1843, he decided to demolish the Singh ideals with the intention of destroying the life of the thugs who looted in Meerut. He deliberately depicted Nihang Singh in the picture with the knee of an old thug drinking hookah. The thug, sitting with a coin in a handkerchief behind Nihang's back, is ready to strangle him, who will execute his intention by pinching the old man sitting next to the thug. Singh was a great admirer of female and vulgar music. Knowing this, the thug sat in front of him in the song music to woo Nihang.



According to mythology, ganesha's trunk on the right side is a symbol of angry Ganesha and the left is a symbol of peaceful Ganesha. In the picture, Ganesh's right-leaning trunk and Nihang's shoes in front of him are depicted as badass. Most interestingly, the man who sat next to the coin in the process of federal suffocation is actually a self-portrait of August Schoefft.


The image of Nihang Singh, who was sitting steadfastly among the thugs with the image of Ganesha under the big Akari tree, was choked by the Confederate treachery, was painted by August Schoefft in 1843 under a deep conspiracy.


This was a different kind of attack than the attacks on the Sikh consciousness through many writings in the 18th century. August Schoefft has a fine painting skill which is evident from his paintings of many other Sikh states, but Sri Darbar Sahib, after an incident that happened to him, retaliated by staining the Singh Adarshs on the heartbroken Khunnas. It is said that in 1841, in the employ of Maharaja Sher Singh, Schoefft, who was fond of smoking cigars, was assigned the task of painting the Darbar Sahib on the condition that he would not smoke any kind of tobacco inside the Gurdwara Hadud.


The painting begins but habitually goes back to the brush held in the mouth, which from a distance appears to be smoking tobacco. Akal fell under the gaze of Nihang Singh standing near the throne. Nihang moved towards Schoefft to prevent such disrespect in Darbar Sahib. Realizing his mistake, Schoefft ran away, leaving behind all his belongings. Nihang quickly hit the mano once, and ran away. Descending the stairs, Schoefft's coat hanger came to his hand, and he took off the coat. He ran away to get confused and confused, then he dropped his pocket watch. Somehow the child escaped, and passed through the back street of the Darbar Sahib and took shelter at the house of Granthi Bhai Gurmukh Singh. The picture of Bhai Gurmukh Singh was the first to be made by Schoefft to please the Maharaja. But now he decided to take revenge for this insult.

Schoefft was aware of the fact that Sikhs are prohibited from all kinds of drugs. In 1843, he thought of destroying the Singh ideals with the idea of ​​leading a life like that of thugs looting in Meerut. He deliberately depicted Nihang Singh kneeling on the knee of an elderly thug smoking hookah. Behind Nihang's back, a thug sitting with a coin twisted in a handkerchief is ready to choke, who will carry out his plan when the old woman sitting with the smoking thug pinches him. Singh was a big avoider of promiscuous and obscene music. Even knowing this, a group of thugs, engrossed in song music, sat in front of Nihang to defeat Nihang. According to mythology, the trunk of Ganesha turned to the right is a symbol of the angry Ganesha and the one turned to the left is the peaceful Ganesha. Most interestingly, the man sitting in the back of the Confederate chokehold with the coin is actually August Schoefft's self-portrait.


Prof Davinder Singh

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