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Paste a VALID AdSense code in Ads Elite Plugin options before activating it. GARHIA, BHAI, a devout Sikh who received blessing from Guru Hargobind. The Guru sent him to preach in Kashmir on a special request from the sahgat of that area. Bhai Garhia met on the way a Muslim divine,...
Paste a VALID AdSense code in Ads Elite Plugin options before activating it. GARIAL, BHAI, and Bhai Mathura Das, two poor Sikhs of Agra, earned their meagre living as porters carrying heavy loads. Yet they joyfully extended hospitality and assistance to needy Sikhs. They had instructed the members of their families...
Paste a VALID AdSense code in Ads Elite Plugin options before activating it. GARU, BHAI, a Vij Khatri, received the rites of initiation at the hands of Guru Arjan. Once he, accompanied by Bhai Haru, also a Vij, and Bhai Chatur Das and Bhai Mula, both Kapur Khatris, waited upon the...
Paste a VALID AdSense code in Ads Elite Plugin options before activating it. GARUDA Whose master is the light of the world (i.e. the sun), and whose relative (brotner) is Garuda, the king of the birds,that Aruna is crippled because of his past actions. (Dhanasari Trilochan, p. 695) Govind (The Lord)...
Paste a VALID AdSense code in Ads Elite Plugin options before activating it. GATHA, title of Guru Arjan`s composition comprising twenty-four verses included in the Guru Granth Sahib. In Sanskrit writings, gdthd stands for a religious verse of non Vedic origin, a stanza or a song. In Prakrit and Buddhist traditions,...
Paste a VALID AdSense code in Ads Elite Plugin options before activating it. GAUHAR SINGH (d. 1763), a Siddhu Jatt, was founder of the famous village of Atari in Amritsar district. Dhira, son of Jagmal, an ancestor of Gauhar Singh, was the first of the family to migrate to Mehraj Phul...
Paste a VALID AdSense code in Ads Elite Plugin options before activating it. GAURA, BHAI, the elder son of Bhai Bhagatu (d. 1652), a devout and leading Sikh since the time of Guru Arjan, was a brave warrior who had carved out an extensive estate for himself around his native village...
Paste a VALID AdSense code in Ads Elite Plugin options before activating it. GAURI KI VAR, by Guru Ram Das, is one of his seven vars in a total of twenty-two in the Guru Granth Sahib. As the title indicates, the Vdr is cast in the Gauri musical measure a rdga...

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