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Paste a VALID AdSense code in Ads Elite Plugin options before activating it. AFGHAN SIKH RELATIONS spanning the years 1748 to 1849 go back to the first invasion of India by Ahmad Shah Durrani, although he must have heard of the Sikhs when in 1739 he accompanied Nadir Shah, the Iranian...
Paste a VALID AdSense code in Ads Elite Plugin options before activating it. AGAMPUR or AGAMPURA, lit. city unapproachable or inaccessible (Skt. agamya plus pur or pura). The word appears in one of the hymns of Guru Nanak in Asa measure where it is used to signify God`s abode or the...
Paste a VALID AdSense code in Ads Elite Plugin options before activating it. AGAMPUR - A village, about two km from Anandpur Sahib. There are two Gurdwaras in this village: 1. Holgarh Gurdwara. It was here that Guru Gobind Singh built the Holgarh fort. The hill armies attacked the fort on...
Paste a VALID AdSense code in Ads Elite Plugin options before activating it. AGAMPURA - A Gurdwara in the outskirts of the village Balachaur, about eleven km from Jagadhari railway station (Haryana), built in the memory of the visit of Guru Gobind Singh Sahib. Guru Sahib visited this village, in 1688,...
Paste a VALID AdSense code in Ads Elite Plugin options before activating it. AGASTYA Though ambrosia, moon, elysian cow, Lakshmi, the miraculous tree, the sun's steed and the physician Dhanantar arose from the ocean, who is the Lord of the rivers, yet on account of its Karmas (actions), its saltishness does...
Paste a VALID AdSense code in Ads Elite Plugin options before activating it. AGAUL, village 10 km from Nabha (30°22'N, 76°9'E) in Patiala district, has a historical shrine called Gurudwara Sri Guru Tegh Bahadur Sahib. In the course of a journey through this area, Guru Tegh Bahadur came and sat here...
Paste a VALID AdSense code in Ads Elite Plugin options before activating it. This Gurdwara is situated at the place where Guru Tegh Bahadur Ji stayed for some time. It is believed that when Guruji left this place the standing sugarcane crop in the village caught fire. An elderly man told...
Paste a VALID AdSense code in Ads Elite Plugin options before activating it. AGHORl or AGHORPANTHI. one of the several Kapalika sects, connected with the Tantrik cult of Saivism, notorious for its cannibalism and other abominable practices. Aghora literally means "not terrible," "not evil," otherwise, "pleasant" or "handsome," and is one...

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World Gurudwaras

World Gurudwaras will strive to be most comprehensive directory of Historical Gurudwaras and Non Historical Gurudwaras around the world.The etymology of the term 'gurdwara' is from the words 'Gur (ਗੁਰ)' (a reference to the Sikh Gurus) and 'Dwara (ਦੁਆਰਾ)' (gateway in Gurmukhi), together meaning 'the gateway through which the Guru could be reached'. Thereafter, all Sikh places of worship came to be known as gurdwaras.

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