AMIA, BHAI (d. 1635). a devoted Sikh of the time of Guru Hargobind. He was one of the five disciples sent to supervise the inhabitation of the village of Ruhela, renamed after Guru Hargobind. Bhai Amia took part in the battle of Amritsar (1634). According to Gurbilas Chhevin Patshahf, he commanded, jointly with Bhai Mihara, a contingent of 500 Sikhs in the battle of Kartarpur fought in April 1635. He was killed in action and Guru Hargobind had the cremation rites performed, before leaving for Kiratpur the following day.
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2. Gurbilas Chhevin Patshahf. Patiala, 1970