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Paste a VALID AdSense code in Ads Elite Plugin options before activating it. MADHUSUDAN, PANDIT (d. 1863), eminent Sanskrit scholar, astronomer and astrologer, was son of Pandit Brij Raj, rajpurohit, or royal priest, of Maharaja Ranjit Singh. Maharaja Ranjit Singh appointed him the dispenser of royal charities in the Dharamarth department....
Paste a VALID AdSense code in Ads Elite Plugin options before activating it. MADU, BHAI, a carpenter. His name has been included by Bhai Gurdas in his Varan, XI. 18. The name occurs in the roster of prominent Sikhs of the time of Guru Hargobind.
Paste a VALID AdSense code in Ads Elite Plugin options before activating it. MAGAR SAHIB, GURDWARA, named after an old village, Magar, in Patiala district, is dedicated to Guru Tegh Bahadur who, according to local tradition, stayed here awhile near what used to be a small pond. A small shrine established...
Paste a VALID AdSense code in Ads Elite Plugin options before activating it. MAGGHAR SINGH, SANT (1890-1924). Sikh divine who attracted a local following, came of a Bhullar Jatt family of Ramgarh village, near Jagraon, in Ludhiana district of the Punjab. His grandfather had died fighting against the British in the...
Paste a VALID AdSense code in Ads Elite Plugin options before activating it. MAGH SINGH, BHAI (d. 1924), one of the martyrs of Jaito morcha, was the son of Bhai Sham Singh and Mai Dharmon, farmers of the village of Lande in Moga tahsil (sub-division) of the present Moga district. In...
Paste a VALID AdSense code in Ads Elite Plugin options before activating it. MAGHI, Makara Sankranti, the first day of the month of Magh when, according to the Zodiac, the sun enters the house of Capricorn. It is observed in India as a winter solstice festival. The eve of Maghi is...
Paste a VALID AdSense code in Ads Elite Plugin options before activating it. MAHA DEVI, MATA (d. 1645), also called Mata Marvahi after her ancestral caste-name, was the daughter of Bhai Dvara (also known as Daya Ram) and Mata Bhagan of the village of Mandiala on the right bank of the...
Paste a VALID AdSense code in Ads Elite Plugin options before activating it. MAHA-MAI He who worships Maha Mai (the great goddess), from man he takes his birth as a woman. (Gond Namdev, p. 874) Maha Mai is an epithet for the goddess Parbati or Durga. She is also called Mahamaya....

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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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