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Paste a VALID AdSense code in Ads Elite Plugin options before activating it. GILLOT or Quilette, a Frenchman, who had served in the French navy before joining the Khalsa army in 1842. He was entrusted with the task of training artillery recruits. He secured his discharge after two years` stay in...
Paste a VALID AdSense code in Ads Elite Plugin options before activating it. GIRANTH is the title of the religious book of the Divana sect. The authorship of the book is generally attributed to Haria and Bala, two leading figures in the order who were themselves disciples ofMiharban, grandson of Guru...
Paste a VALID AdSense code in Ads Elite Plugin options before activating it. GIRDHAR LAL or Girdhari Lal, a poet in Guru Gobind Singh`s retinue at Paonta, was the author of Pingal Sdr, a treatise in verse on Hindi prosody. According to its autobiographical stanzas 716, Girdhar Lal was the son...
Paste a VALID AdSense code in Ads Elite Plugin options before activating it. GIRDHARI, BHAI, a wealthy but childless shopkeeper from southern districts, who hearing of how a certain goldsmith had got offspring as a result of Guru Amar Das`s blessing, made a pilgrimage to Goindval to see the Guru. The...
Paste a VALID AdSense code in Ads Elite Plugin options before activating it. GOBIND RAM, BHAI (d. 1845), son of Bhai Harbhaj and a grandson of Bhai Vasti Ram, had, like his brother Bhai Ram Singh, an honoured position at the court of Maharaja Ranjit Singh. A good scholar of Sanskrit...
Paste a VALID AdSense code in Ads Elite Plugin options before activating it. GOBIND SINGH, GURU (1666-1708), the tenth and the last Guru or Prophet teacher of the Sikh faith, was born Gobind Rai on Poh sudi 7, 1723 Bk/22 December 1666 at Patna, in Bihar. His father, Guru Tegh Bahadur,...
Paste a VALID AdSense code in Ads Elite Plugin options before activating it. GOBINDGARH FORT, raised in the lime of Maharaja Ranjit Singh on the ruins of an old fortress built at Amritsar by Guj[jar Singh (d. 1788) of the Bharigi clan, was named in honour of Guru Gobind...
Paste a VALID AdSense code in Ads Elite Plugin options before activating it. GOBINDGARH or Mandi Gobindgarh, an industrial township 9 km west of Sirhind (30°38`N, 76°23`E) has a historical shrine called Gurdwara Sri Guru Hargobind Sahib Ji. The Gurdwara commemorates the visit of Guru Hargobind who had made a brief...

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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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