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TILOKA PATHAK, BHAI, a devoted Sikh contemporary of Guru Arjan and of Guru Hargobind. He became known as a soldier and fell fighting in the battle of Amritsar in 1629. Bhai Gurdas describes him in his stanza as "the principal reciter of Scripture, active in the service of holy congregation."
THAKAR SINGH, BHAI (1890-1921), one of the Nankana Sahib martyrs, was the son of Bhai Indar Singh and Mai Atar Kaur of the village of Manak Ghumman, in Jalandhar district. In the hope of a better living he migrated to Chakk No. 91 Dhannuana, district Lyallpur, in the Lower Chenab…
TEJ BHAN, BABA (d. 1533), affectionately referred to as Tejo in early chronicles, was the father of Guru Amar Das, Nanak III (1479-1574). A Khatri of the Bhalla clan, Tej Bhan was born to Baba Hariji and Mata Milavi of Basarke Gillari, a village 12 km southwest of Amritsar. He…
TARU, BHAI, of Dalla, a village in present day Kapurthala district of the Punjab, was a devoted Sikh of the time of Guru Amar Das. He was among those who waited upon the Guru when he visited Dalla, and received initiation at his hands. His name figures in Bhai Gurdas,…
TARU, BHAI, devoted Sikh of the time of Guru Ram Das whose name occurs in Bhai Gurdas, Varan, XI. 17.
TARU POPAT is listed in Bhai Gurdas, Varan, XI. 13, among prominent Sikhs of the time of Guru Nanak (1469-1539). Bhai Mani Singh, Sikhan di Bhagat Mala, elaborating the reference in Bhai Gurdas says that Taru Popat was only a young boy often when he presented himself before the Guru…

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