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Paste a VALID AdSense code in Ads Elite Plugin options before activating it. SAMPURAN SINGH RAMAN, JATHEDAR (1895-1970), active in Akali politics and in the Praja Mandal movement, was born in 1895, the son of Hari Singh Man and Bhag Kaur of Maur Dhilvah in present day Bathinda district of the...
Paste a VALID AdSense code in Ads Elite Plugin options before activating it. SAMUND SINGH, BHAI (1901-1972), a leading Sikh musicologist of the twentieth century, trained in music under leading maestros of the art, Sikhs as well as Muslims, was born on 3 March 1901, at the village of Mulla Hamza,...
Paste a VALID AdSense code in Ads Elite Plugin options before activating it. SAMUNDA, BHAI, a seeker of truth, once waited upon Guru Arjan and begged to know how a bemukh was distinguished from a sanamukh. The Guru, according to Bhai Mani Singh, Sikhan di Bhagat Mala, spoke thus "Sanamukh is...
Paste a VALID AdSense code in Ads Elite Plugin options before activating it. SAN GAT, Punjabi form of the Sanskrit term sarigti, means company, fellowship, association. In Sikh vocabulary, the word has a special connotation. It stands for the body of men and women met religiously, especially in (lie presence of...
Paste a VALID AdSense code in Ads Elite Plugin options before activating it. SAN GRAND, sankranti in Sanskrit, is the first day of each month of the Indian solar calendar, based on the shifting of the sun from one house (rasi) to another. From quite early in human history, the sun,...
Paste a VALID AdSense code in Ads Elite Plugin options before activating it. SANAKADIKA (SANAKA etc.) SANAKA, SANANDANA, SANATANA and SANATKUMARA (Sanakadika pertains to all these four names) Sanaka and Sananda (Sanandana) could not know the limits of the Lord. (Asa Kabir, p. 478) Sanaka, Sanandana and Narada Muni serve Thee...
Paste a VALID AdSense code in Ads Elite Plugin options before activating it. SANDA MARKA Sanda and Marka made a petition to the demon king Hiranyakashipu against Prahlada..... (Bhairo M. 3, p. 1154) Sanda, Marka cried out to the king that Prahlada does not take interest in the studies and they...
Paste a VALID AdSense code in Ads Elite Plugin options before activating it. Sandhu, Gulzar Singh was born at Kotia Badia, district Ludhiana in 1933/5, his mother's native place. His family hails from the village of Soni in Hoshiarpur district. Both from the father's side and the mother's side, he draws...

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