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Paste a VALID AdSense code in Ads Elite Plugin options before activating it. HADIABAD, village 1.5 km west of Phagwara (31°14`N, 75°46`E) in Kapurthala district of the Punjab, claims a historical shrine, Gurdwara Chhevin Patshahl, dedicated to Guru Hargobind, who visited here during his brief sojourn at Phagwara in 1635. Guru...
Paste a VALID AdSense code in Ads Elite Plugin options before activating it. HADIAYA or Handiaya, village 6 km southwest of Barnala (30°22`N, 75°32`E) in Sangrur district of the Punjab, is sacred to Guru Tegh Bahadur. According to local tradition, the Guru came here in 1722 Bk/ AD 1665 and sat...
Paste a VALID AdSense code in Ads Elite Plugin options before activating it. HAFIZABAD (32°4`N, 73"41`E), a sub divisional town in Gujrariwala district of Pakistan, claimed a historical Sikh shrine commemorating the visit of Guru Hargobind, who stopped here briefly travelling back from Kashmir in 1620. Gurdwara Chhevih Patshahi, as it...
Paste a VALID AdSense code in Ads Elite Plugin options before activating it. Haimanchal, Himachala (HIMALAYAS, HIVALAY) If the body is wasted away in Haimanchal (Himalayas), still the malady of the mind persists (Sri Raga M. l, p. 62) Though one may go to millions of pilgrim stations, one may waste...
Paste a VALID AdSense code in Ads Elite Plugin options before activating it. HAKIM RAI, DIWAN (1803-1868), whose forebears had served the Kanhaiya chiefs, was born the son of Kashi Ram in 1803. In 1824, he joined the army of Maharaja Ranjit Singh, but soon rose to the high civilian office...
Paste a VALID AdSense code in Ads Elite Plugin options before activating it. HAKTMPUR, a village 9 km southeast of Banga (31"11`N, 76"E) in Jalandhar, district of the Punjab, claims a historical shrine called Gurdwara Nanaksar, sacred to Guru Nanak (1469-1539), who, according to local tradition, once halted here travelling from...
Paste a VALID AdSense code in Ads Elite Plugin options before activating it. Ham Hindu Nahin, by Bhai Kahn Singh, lit. "We, i.e. Sikhs, are not Hindus," is a clear-cut declaration of Sikh identity registered by a Sikh scholar and intellectual towards the close of the nineteenth century. The statement constitutes...
Paste a VALID AdSense code in Ads Elite Plugin options before activating it. HAMDARD, SADHU SINGH (1918 - 1984) Hamdard, Sadhu Singh was double-barrelled journalist, excelling in both Urdu and Punjabi and an innovative poet, who carried in his name the psudonym 'Hamdard', "sharing with all the pangs of their hearts,"...

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