Sword of Victory

blade ca. 19th century, hilt ca. 20th century
Dr. Gurpal Singh Bhuller collection

Damascus steel tulwar blade bearing an appropriate battle invocation to the Supreme Being composed by Guru Gobind Singh as part of his composition Shaster Nam Mala.

"You are Death, You are the Goddess of Death, You are the sword and the arrow,
You are the banner of victory and in this age, You are the World Warrior."