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Paste a VALID AdSense code in Ads Elite Plugin options before activating it. MAIA, BHAI, a Lamb Khatri of Suhand, identified as Sirhind by Bhai Kahn Singh, Gurushabad Ratnakar Mahan Kosh, was a devotee of Guru Hargobind. He regularly participated in the sangat and sang the holy hymns. According to Bhai...
Paste a VALID AdSense code in Ads Elite Plugin options before activating it. MAILAGAR SINGH or Mailagar Singh, one of the Sikhs who rallied round Guru Gobind Singh during his travels in the Malva region after the battle of Chamkaur (7 December 1705), earned the Guru's appreciation for his spirit of...
Paste a VALID AdSense code in Ads Elite Plugin options before activating it. MAIMUN KHAN, commander of a troop of 100 Afghan soldiers in the service of Guru Gobind Singh (1666-1708), fought valiantly against Said Khan who in 1703 attacked Anandpur with a strong Mughal force.
Paste a VALID AdSense code in Ads Elite Plugin options before activating it. MAISAR KHANA, an old village 10 km west of Maur Kalan (30°4'N, 75°14'E) in the Bathinda district of the Punjab, is sacred to Guru Tegh Bahadur, who, during his travels in these parts, made a brief halt here...
Paste a VALID AdSense code in Ads Elite Plugin options before activating it. MAJHA, from manjhla, i.e. middle, is the traditional name given to the central region of the Punjab covering the upper part of the Bari Doab lying between the rivers Beas and Ravi (whence the name Bari) and comprising...
Paste a VALID AdSense code in Ads Elite Plugin options before activating it. MAJLAS RAI, RAJA, a Brahman native of Lopoke in Amritsar district of the Punjab and a diwan or revenue minister at the court of Emperor Bahadur Shah I (1707-12), was a devotee of Guru Gobind Singh whom he...
Paste a VALID AdSense code in Ads Elite Plugin options before activating it. MAKKHAN SHAH, son of Naik Dase Shah, was a wealthy trader of the Lubana clan. He hailed from the village of Tanda, in present day Muzaffarabad district of Jammu and Kashmir. He was a devout Sikh and had...
Paste a VALID AdSense code in Ads Elite Plugin options before activating it. MAKKHAN SINGH, BHAI (d. 1863) was a granthi or officiant of the Darbar Sahib at Amritsar. When the British entered Lahore after the first Anglo-Sikh war in 1846, some of them, while visiting the holy shrine, would desecrate...

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