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DIAL DAS, son of Gaura and grandson of the celebrated Bhai Bhagatu, lived at Bhuchcho, now in Bathinda district of the Punjab, at the time of Guru Gobind Singh`s journey through those parts in 1706. At the village of Bhagu, Dial Das took the rites of amrit at the hands of Guru Gobind Singh and received the name of Dial Singh. There after the Guru and the Sikhs partook of the food he had brought for them. It so happened, says the Sakhi Pothi, that a few more Sikhs arrived after all the food had been consumed. Dial Singh sold his gold ring and bought fresh victuals for the newcomers,

References :

1. Santokh Singh, Bhai, Sri Gur Pratap Sura; Granth. Amritsar, 1926-37
2. Malva Desh Ratan di Sakhf Pothi. Amritsar, 1968
3. Padam, Piara Singh, and Giani Garja Singh, eds., Guru kian Sakhian. Patiala, 1986
4. Macauliffe, Max Arthur, The Sikh Religion. Oxford, 1909

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