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Paste a VALID AdSense code in Ads Elite Plugin options before activating it. KAM (Skt. kdmd), meaning desire, longing, concupiscence, sensuality or lasciviousness, is counted among the five cardinal sins or sinful propensities. In common usage, the term stands for passion for sexual pleasure and it is in this sense that...
Paste a VALID AdSense code in Ads Elite Plugin options before activating it. KAMA O Kama! (addressed as lust), the giver of a place in hell and transmigrator in many births, the abductor of the mind, visitor of the three worlds and destroyer of meditation, austerity and character..... (Shalok Sahaskriti M....
Paste a VALID AdSense code in Ads Elite Plugin options before activating it. KAMADHENU O dear mind, if you want the Parijata tree and also require the Kamadhenu cow bedecking your house, then engage yourself in the service of the Perfect Guru..... (Maru M. 5, p. 1078) Singing the praises of...
Paste a VALID AdSense code in Ads Elite Plugin options before activating it. KAMAL, also wrinen as kanvalm Punjabi, is a flower, lotus, bearing the richest symbolic and philosophical significance in Indian lore. Its use in Indian romantic and spiritual literature goes back to ancient times. It carries, in Sanskrit, a...
Paste a VALID AdSense code in Ads Elite Plugin options before activating it. Kamal, Ajaib Singh was born in the family of Babu Jung Singh at Village Dandin (Distt Hoshiarpur, Punjab). After completing his earlier education in his own district, he got his higher education in Khalsa College Mahilpur and then...
Paste a VALID AdSense code in Ads Elite Plugin options before activating it. KAMAL, BHAT, was, according to Bhat Santokh Singh, Sri Gur Pratdp Suraj Granth, a devout Sikh of the time of Guru Nanak. He kept the Guru company at Kanarpur during his last years, and earned merit by his...
Paste a VALID AdSense code in Ads Elite Plugin options before activating it. KAMAL, BHAT, a Kashmir! Muslim, was, according to Bhai Santokh Singh, Sn Gur Praldp Suraj Granth, a devotee of Guru Hargobind (1595-1644). He remained in attendance on the Guru at Kiratpur, in the Sivalik hills. ...
Paste a VALID AdSense code in Ads Elite Plugin options before activating it. KAMALA PUTA Brahma, born of lotus (the son of Lotus) and Vyasa, bom of fish, performed austerities and became adorable. (Kanra M. 4, p. 1309) Brahma was born in the navel-lotus of Vishnu, therefore he is called the...

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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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