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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

SAHIB DEVAN, by tradition mother of the Khalsa, was the daughter of Bhai Har Bhagvan alias Ramu, a Bassi Khatri, and his wife, Jas Devi, a devout Sikh couple of Rohtas, in Jehlum district (now in Pakistan). Her parents had from the beginning dedicated her to the service of Guru…
SADA RAUR, SARDARNI (1762-1832); Daughter of Dasaundha Singh Gill was married to Gurbakhsh Singh, son of Jai Singh, leader of the Kanhaiya clan. As the menace of Ahmad Shall Durrani`s incursions receded, conflicts broke out among the Sikh misl chiefs. Mahan Singh Sukkarchakkia, helped by Jassa Singh Ramgarhia and Sansar…
RUP KAUR, RANT, daughter of Jai Singh of the village of Kot Sayyid Mahmud, now part of Amritsar city opposite Guru Nanak Dev University, was married to Maharaja Ranjit Singh in 1815. She survived the Maharaja and was granted an annual pension of Rs 1,980 by the British.
RUP KAUR, BIBI, commonly believed to be the adopted daughter of Guru Har Rai, was, according to Bhatt Vahi Talauda, his real daughter born to Mata Sulakkhani on 8 April 1649. She was married, on 3 December 1662, to Khem Karan, son of Bhai Per Mall, a Dhussa Khatri of…
RATAN KAUR, RANI, widow of Sahib Singh, the Bharigi chief of Gujrat, was in 1811 taken by Maharaja Ranjit Singh under his mantle by the rite of chddar anddzi after the death of her husband. In 1819, she gave birth to Prince Multana Singh. She survived the Maharaja, and was…
RAM DEVI, RANI, daughter of Kaur Singh of the village of Chhachhrivala, in Gujrariwala district, was married to Maharaja Ranjit Singh. She predeceased the Maharaja.
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