Train to Pakistan

by

Khushwant Singh

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“Sat Sri Akal” Term Analysis

A common Sikh greeting in Hindi. It roughly means, “Blessed is the person who believes that God is Truth.”
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“Sat Sri Akal” Term Timeline in Train to Pakistan

The timeline below shows where the term “Sat Sri Akal” appears in Train to Pakistan. The colored dots and icons indicate which themes are associated with that appearance.
2. Kalyug
Power and Corruption Theme Icon
...ignores him. When Malli bends near Jugga’s iron bar door and starts to say “ Sat Sri Akal ,” Jugga’s hands shoot through the bars and grab the hair that protrudes from Malli’s... (full context)
4. Karma
The Partition of India and Religious Warfare Theme Icon
Honor and Heroism  Theme Icon
...if one does something bad the Guru will try to stop it. They say “ Sat Sri Akal ” to each other and Jugga prepares to leave. (full context)
The Partition of India and Religious Warfare Theme Icon
Honor and Heroism  Theme Icon
...of the sleeping heads on the pillow as that of Iqbal. He quietly says, “ Sat Sri Akal , Babuji” and tries to see if Iqbal is awake. Meet Singh asks him not... (full context)