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Paste a VALID AdSense code in Ads Elite Plugin options before activating it. ABHICH,According to Indian astrology 'Abhich' is the name of a certain conjunction of planets which is regarded as auspicious by the Hindus. On this day, Hindus take a bath in one of the holy rivers. On this festive...
Paste a VALID AdSense code in Ads Elite Plugin options before activating it. ABUL FAZL (1551-1602), principal secretary-cum-minister to Akbar, the Mughal emperor. He was an accomplished man of learning and was the author of two celebrated works, A`ini Akbari and Akbar-nama, the former being a description of Akbar`s administrative system...
Paste a VALID AdSense code in Ads Elite Plugin options before activating it. ACHAL SAHIB, GURDWARA. sacred to Guru Nanak, is located on the boundary of Salho and Chahal villages along the Jalandhar Batala road, 6 km south of Batala (31M9'N, 75°12'E) in Gurdaspur district of the Punjab. The low mound...
Paste a VALID AdSense code in Ads Elite Plugin options before activating it. ACHCHHAR SINGH, JATHEDAR (1892-1976), a Gurdwara officiant and Akali politician who twice held office as Jathedar (provost) of Sri Akal Takht at Amritsar, was born on 18 January 1892 in a farming family of modest means at Ghanienke,...
Paste a VALID AdSense code in Ads Elite Plugin options before activating it. ACROSTIC :At the age of seven Guru Nanak went to school and the schoolmaster wrote the alphabet on a wooden tablet for Nanak. After just one day Nanak copied the alphabet from memory and made an acrostic on...
Paste a VALID AdSense code in Ads Elite Plugin options before activating it. AD BHAVANI - 'You are called Ad Bhavani, Where do you hide yourself when you have to grant salvation?' (Gond Namdev, p. 874) The word Ad means 'from the beginning' and Bhavani is another name of Durga, the...
Paste a VALID AdSense code in Ads Elite Plugin options before activating it. ADALI, BHAl, of Chohla. village in present day Amritsar district of the Punjab, was a devoted Sikh contemporary of Guru Ram Das and Guru Arjan. It was, as says Bhai Santokh Singh, Sri GurPratap Suraj Granth, under his...
Paste a VALID AdSense code in Ads Elite Plugin options before activating it. ADAM - 'When God saw towards Adam with His unapproving eyes, how could he stay long in heaven then? (Bhairo Kahir, p. 1161) The reference about Adam in Guru Granth Sahib is a back-handed compliment. On the face...

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Search Gurbani

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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