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Paste a VALID AdSense code in Ads Elite Plugin options before activating it. SAHAJDHARl, a gradualist among Sikhs. Like other Sikhs, the Sahajdharis believe in the Ten Gurus and in the Guru Granth Sahib, though they exempt themselves from the obligation of keeping their hair unshorn. Receiving the rites of Khalsa...
Paste a VALID AdSense code in Ads Elite Plugin options before activating it. SAHARI MALL, BHAI, a Sodhi Khatri of Lahore, was the first cousin of Guru Ram Das. Although older than the Guru in age, he revered him like a disciple. Once Sahari Mall visited Amritsar to invite Guru Ram...
Paste a VALID AdSense code in Ads Elite Plugin options before activating it. SAHARU, BHAI, a native of the village of Dalla, in present day Kapurthala district of the Punjab, was a devout Sikh of the time of Guru Amar Das. He received the rites of initiation at the hands of...
Paste a VALID AdSense code in Ads Elite Plugin options before activating it. SAHERI, originally called Kheri, is a village about 2 km west of Morinda ( 30"47`N, 76"29`E) in Ropar district of the Punjab. The village was destroyed by Banda Singh Bahadur in 1710, and the habitation that reappeared upon...
Paste a VALID AdSense code in Ads Elite Plugin options before activating it. SAHIB CHAND (d.1700), a Sikh warrior in attendance upon Guru Gobind Singh (1666-1708). He took part in the battle of Bhangani. The Guru in his autobiographical composition. Bachitra Natak, makes a special mention of his valour during this...
Paste a VALID AdSense code in Ads Elite Plugin options before activating it. SAHIB DEVAN, by tradition mother of the Khalsa, was the daughter of Bhai Har Bhagvan alias Ramu, a Bassi Khatri, and his wife, Jas Devi, a devout Sikh couple of Rohtas, in Jehlum district (now in Pakistan). Her...
Paste a VALID AdSense code in Ads Elite Plugin options before activating it. SAHIB DIAL (b.1801), second of the five sons of Misr Ralia Ram, entered the Sikh service as a munshi (clerk) in the Customs Department under his father. In 1832 he was transferred to the Paymaster`s office of the...
Paste a VALID AdSense code in Ads Elite Plugin options before activating it. SAHIB GANJ (2513N, 87"38`E), a town in Santhal Pargana district of Bihar, was visited by Guru Tegh Bahadur in 1666. He is said to have stayed here at the Old Nanak Shahi Sangat, commemorating Guru Nanak`s visit in...

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