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Paste a VALID AdSense code in Ads Elite Plugin options before activating it. AGNEW, PATRICK ALEXANDER VANS (1822-1848), a civil servant under the East India Company. He was the son of Lt Col Patrick Vans Agnew, an East India Company director. Agnew joined the Bengal civil service in March 1841. In...
Paste a VALID AdSense code in Ads Elite Plugin options before activating it. 'Wonderful is the fire which works wonders.' (Var Asa M. l, p. 464) 'Agni is called Baisantar Devta' (Var Asa M. l, p. 473). Its other names are Pavak and Tejas. It is an evolute from Air (Paun...
Paste a VALID AdSense code in Ads Elite Plugin options before activating it. AGRA (27°10'N, 78°'E), became the seat of a Sikh sangat following a visit by Guru Nanak during the first of his four long preaching journeys. Later, Guru Ram Das, in his early career as Bhai Jetha, was in...
Paste a VALID AdSense code in Ads Elite Plugin options before activating it. AGYA KAUR. BIBI (d. 1918), wife of Bhai Takht Singh and his helpmate in promoting women's education among Sikhs to which cause he was passionately devoted, was the daughter of Sardar Tek Singh of the village of Sultanpur,...
Paste a VALID AdSense code in Ads Elite Plugin options before activating it. AGYA RAM, BHAI (Bhai Agya Singh, according to Sukha Singh, Gurbilas Dasvin Patshahi), a Sikh of Delhi, who accompanied Bhai Jaita, Bhai Nanu and Bhai Uda to carry from Chandni Chowk in Delhi to the Dilvali Mahalla the...
Paste a VALID AdSense code in Ads Elite Plugin options before activating it. AHALYA On seeing Ahalya, the wife of sage Gautama, Indra, the king of gods was fascinated. He repented in his mind, when he got a thousand marks of vulva on his body.(Prabhati M. l, pp 1343-44) The god...
Paste a VALID AdSense code in Ads Elite Plugin options before activating it. AHANKAR (hankar as it is commonly pronounced in Punjabi) is a compound of Sanskrit aham (I) and kar ('maker') and means I-maker, i.e. what individuates the person as I. It stands for egotism, egoism, self conceit, self centredness,...
Paste a VALID AdSense code in Ads Elite Plugin options before activating it. AHIMSA. The term ahimsa is formed by adding the negative prefix a to the word himsa which is derived from the Sanskrit root 'han', i.e. 'to kill', 'to harm', or 'to injure', and means not killing, not harming,...

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SearchGurbani brings to you a unique and comprehensive approach to explore and experience the word of God. It has the Sri Guru Granth Sahib Ji, Amrit Kirtan Gutka, Bhai Gurdaas Vaaran, Sri Dasam Granth Sahib and Kabit Bhai Gurdas. You can explore these scriptures page by page, by chapter index or search for a keyword. The Reference section includes Mahankosh, Guru Granth Kosh,and exegesis like Faridkot Teeka, Guru Granth Darpan and lot more.

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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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