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BHATTU, BHAI, a learned Tivari Brahman, is listed by Bhai Gurdas, Varan, XI. 19, among the devoted Sikhs of the time of Guru Arjan. As records Bhai Man! Singh, Sikhan di Bhagat Mala, he once accompanied by Bhai Phirna Sud, Bhai Bholu and Bhai Jattu, visited the Guru and supplicated…
BHARU, BHAI, a devoted Sikh of the time of Guru Ram Das mentioned by Bhai Gurdas in his Varan, XI. 17. See PADARATH, BHAI
BHANU, BHAI, BhaiJattu, Bhai Nihalu and Bhai Tiratha, all Chaddha Khatris, were devoted Sikhs. Once they presented themselves before Guru Arjan to have a doubt resolved. They made obeisance to the Guru and said, "Lord, in one of your hymns there is a line: `He alone kills and He alone…
BHANU, BHAI, a Sikh of Guru Arjan`s time, earned the sobriquet of Bhagat (devotee) for his piety and devotion. Guru Arjan appointed him to preach Guru Nanak`s word at Muzang, in Lahore. By his kirtan and exposition of the holy texts, Bhai Bhanu, as says Bhai Mani Singh, Sikhan di…
BHANDARA SINGH, a shopkeeper of Sirhind, was a devotee of Guru Gobind Singh. According to Bhai Santokh Singh, Sn Gur Pratap Suraj Granth, he received the vows of the Khalsa on the historic Baisakhi day of 1699.
BHANA, BHAI, resident of Prayag (Allahabad), is listed by Bhai Gurdas, Varan, XI. 31, among leading Sikhs of the time of Guru Hargobind (1595-1644). As recorded in Bhai Mani Singh, Sikhan di Bhagat Mala, he asked the Guru to indicate the way to release. The Guru said, "Meditate always on…

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