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Paste a VALID AdSense code in Ads Elite Plugin options before activating it. GANGU, BHAI, was, according to Bhai Santokh Singh, Sri Gur Pratap Suraj Granth, a devout Sikh of the time of Guru Angad. He attained spiritual merit through seva or humble service and simran, absorption in the remembrance of...
Paste a VALID AdSense code in Ads Elite Plugin options before activating it. GANGUSHAHIS, a Sikh missionary order which owed its origin to Gangu Shah. Gangu Shah, also known as Ganga Das, was born in a Basi Khatri family of Garh shankar, in Hoshiarpur district of the Punjab, and was a...
Paste a VALID AdSense code in Ads Elite Plugin options before activating it. GANIKA Ganika, the deformed Kubja and the sinner Ajamila were emancipated. (Gauri Cheti Namdev, p. 345) While teaching the parrot, Ganika attained emancipation. (Gond Namdev, p. 874) Ganika was a reputed courtesan and led a sinful life. Some...
Paste a VALID AdSense code in Ads Elite Plugin options before activating it. GANJ NAMAH (Treasure Book), by Bhai Nand Lal Goya, is a panegyric in Persian, partly verse and partly prose, in honour of the Ten Gurus. Bhai Nand Lal was a revered Sikh of the time of Guru Gobind...
Paste a VALID AdSense code in Ads Elite Plugin options before activating it. GARAB GANJANI TIKA, by Bhai Santokh Singh, is an exegesis in the Nirmala tradition of Guru Nanak`s Japu. The commentator, a celebrated poet and chronicler and author of the monumental Sri Gur Pratap Suraj Granth, completed the work,...
Paste a VALID AdSense code in Ads Elite Plugin options before activating it. GARDNER, ALEXANDER HAUGHTON CAMPBELL (1785-1877). son of a Scottish immigrant, was, according to an autobiographical account, born in North America in 1785. As a boy, he learnt Italian, Spanish, Latin and Greek, and proceeded in 1807 to Ireland...
Paste a VALID AdSense code in Ads Elite Plugin options before activating it. GARGAJJ AKALI JATHA (gargajj = rever beratingly thunderous) was the name given a dynamic group (jathd) of Akali reformers, especially active in Majha region of the Punjab. The Jatha came into being on 19 April 1921, splintering from...
Paste a VALID AdSense code in Ads Elite Plugin options before activating it. GARHI NAZIR, a village 3 km to the southeast of Samana (30°11`N, 76°11`E), is the site of an historical Sikh shrine called Gurdwara Sri Guru Tegh Bahadur Patshahi 9. From Samana, Guru Tegh Bahadur, for whose arrest an...

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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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