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The Sikh Women always have been, and always will be, the backbone of the Khalsa Panth. Their selflessness lies second to none in the world. In fact, this quality of theirs has earned them the Godly qualities in their lifetime (due to the extremely important responsibilities placed on them) that their male counterparts may not be able to earn

NURSHAH, was, according to the Janam Sakhi tradition, the queen of sorceresses of Kauru or Kamrup, one of the districts of Assam, then known as the land of magic and witchcraft. Guru Nanak along with his companion Mardana visited this region during his first preaching odyssey. The Purdtan Janam Sdkhi…
NATTI, MATA (d. 1664), also referred to in chronicles as Ananti, Nihalo and Mata Bassi, was the wife of Baba Gurditta (1613-38), the eldest son of Guru Hargobind (1595-1644). She was the daughter of Bhai Rama and Sukhdevi, a Khatri Sikh couple of Batala, in present day Gurdaspur district of…
NANAKI, MATA (d. 1678), mother of Guru Tegh Bahadur, was born to Hari Chand and Hardei, a well to do Khatri couple of Bakala, in the present district of Amritsar. She was married to Guru Hargobind in April 1613. Tegh Bahadur, the youngest of the five sons of Guru Hargobind,…
NANAKI, BEBE, or Bibi Nanaki (1464-1518), elder sister of Guru Nanak and the daughter of Kalian Chand (Baba Kalu) and Maia Tripta, was born in 1464 in her mother`s home at the village of Chahal, now in Lahore district of Pakistan Punjab. Five years older than her brother, she was…
NANAKI (d. 1856), daughter of Sham Singh Atarivala, was married in March 1837 to Prince Nau Nihal Singh, son of Prince Kharak Singh and grandson of Maharaja Ranjit Singh. To the marriage, the most ostentatious of oriental marriages, were invited the Governor General, the Lieutenant Governor of the North-West Province,…
MUMTAZ, according to Sarup Singh Kaushish, Guru kian Sakhian, was the daughter of Nihang Khan, Muslim chief of Kotla. Nihang Khan near Ropar. She served the Sikh warrior Bhai Bachittar Singh who, severely wounded in a skirmish after the evacuation of Anandpur in December 1705, had been brought to her…
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World Gurudwaras will strive to be most comprehensive directory of Historical Gurudwaras and Non Historical Gurudwaras around the world.The etymology of the term 'gurdwara' is from the words 'Gur (ਗੁਰ)' (a reference to the Sikh Gurus) and 'Dwara (ਦੁਆਰਾ)' (gateway in Gurmukhi), together meaning 'the gateway through which the Guru could be reached'. Thereafter, all Sikh places of worship came to be known as gurdwaras.

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