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Paste a VALID AdSense code in Ads Elite Plugin options before activating it. KANHAIYA, BHAI (1648-1718), founder of the Sevapanthi or Addanshahi sect of the Sikhs, was born in a Dhamman Khatri family of Sodhara near Waxirabad in Sialkot district (now in Pakistan). His father was a wealthy trader, but he...
Paste a VALID AdSense code in Ads Elite Plugin options before activating it. KANIPHA or Karnaripa, one of the 84 Gorakhpanthi siddhas (exalted personages believed to have attained occult powers and immortality through the practice of yoga), is mentioned in Bald Janam Sdkhi as a participant in the Siddhas` discourse with...
Paste a VALID AdSense code in Ads Elite Plugin options before activating it. KANJHLA, village 18 km from Sarigrur (30"14`N, 75°50`E) in the Punjab, has a common gurudwara, called Jhira Sahib, honouring the memory of Guru Nanak, Guru Hargobind and Guru Tegh Bahadur, all of whom are believed to have visited...
Paste a VALID AdSense code in Ads Elite Plugin options before activating it. KANPUR (26"25`N, 80°17`E), formerly Kanhaiyapur, possesses a Sikh shrine sacred to Guru Tcgh Bahadur. Guru Tegh Bahadur visited the site at the beginning of 1666 while on his way to the eastern parts. The memory of his visit...
Paste a VALID AdSense code in Ads Elite Plugin options before activating it. KANRE KI VAR, by Guru Ram Das, is one of the twenty-two compositions entered in the Guru Granth Sahib under the rubric of vdr. Like oilier vdrs it is assigned to a specific musical measure Kanra, in this...
Paste a VALID AdSense code in Ads Elite Plugin options before activating it. KANSA Kansa, Kesi and Chandura were not equalled by anyone; They did not comprehend the Lord, therefore they were dishonoured. (Gauri M. l, p. 225) Kansa was the son of king Ugrasena of Mathura, whom he deposed and...
Paste a VALID AdSense code in Ads Elite Plugin options before activating it. Kanwal, Kesar Singh is a femous short story writer of this period who has pursued the same tendency of reforming certain evils of our society. By going through the stories of his collection Prem Dian Tahngha one feels...
Paste a VALID AdSense code in Ads Elite Plugin options before activating it. KAONKE, village 7 km southwest ofJagraon (30°47`N, 75"28`E), in Ludhiana district, has a historical shrine called Guru Sar, commemorating the visit of Guru Hargobind in 163132. Approached by a metalled link road, it is two and a half...

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