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KOT DHARMU, village 13 km south of the district town Mansa (29°59`N, 75°23`E), in the Punjab, has a historical shrine, Gurdwara Sulisar Sahib Patshahi Nauvin, commemorating the visit of Guru Tegh Bahadur. According to the Sakhl Pothi, Guru Tegh Bahadur stopped here near a pool on his way back from...
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KOT BHAI, village 7 km northeast of Giddarbaha (30°12`N, 74°39`E) in Faridkot district of the Punjab, is named after Bhai Bhagatu, a devout Sikh who served the Fifth, Sixth and the Seventh Gurus. When Guru Gobind Singh (16661708) visited the village in 1706, two bdmds, i.e. shopkeeperscummoneylenders, Rangi and Ghummi...
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KOLAYAT, popularly pronounced Kulait, a town 52 km southwest of Bikaner (28"04`N, 73021`E), is famous for a temple dedicated to Kapila Muni, an ancient Hindu sage to whom the Sankhya system of philosophy is attributed. According to Sikh chroniclers, Guru Nanak visited Kolayat. Guru Gobind Singh, at the time of...
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KIRATPUR SAHIB (76°35`E, SPll`N), a small town in Sivalak foothills in Rupnagar (Ropar) district of the Punjab, was founded by Baba Gurditta under instructions from his father, Guru Hargobind. According to the BhattVahis, the foundation was laid by Baba Sri Ghand, the aged son of Guru Nanak, on Baisakh Puranmashi...
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KILA RAIPUR, small town and railway station in Ludhiana district, claims a historical shrine called Gurdwara Damdama Sahib Patshahi ChhevTri. This Gurudwara was established in recent decades in the belief that Guru Hargobind halted here awhile during his journey from Dehlori to Gujjarval in 1631. The shrine is a square...
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KHURANA, village 7 km cast of Sarigrur (30"14`N, 75"50`E) in the Punjab, is sacred to Guru Hargobind, who passed through it while travelling across the Malva region in 1616. Gurdwara Patshah! Chliemi, marking the spot where he alighted, is to the southeast of the village. It is a modest domed...
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KHIZRABAD (30°52`N, 76°39`E), an old village in the interior of Ropar district of the Punjab, claims a historical shrine, Gurdwara Damdama Sahib, commemorating the visit of Guru Gobind Singh in 1688 when he was returning from Paonta to Anandpur via Raipur Ram and Man! Majra. An old pipaltree marks the...
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KHIVA KALAN, village 6 km north of BhTkhl (3()°3`N, 75"33`E) in Mansa district of tlie Punjab, is sacred to Guru Tegh Bahadur who passed through here during one of his journeys across the countryside. Tlie villagers with the exception of a farmer, Singha by name, did not pay any attention...
Monday, 30 November -0001 00:00
KHIALA KALAN, a village 8 kin north from Mansa (29"59`N, 75"23`E) in Mansa district of the Punjab, is sacred to Guru Tegh Bahadur. As the Guru once arrived here, a Brahman peasant, just returned after ploughing his fields, wailed on him. The Guru asked him to fetch some Fire. He...
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KHATKAR, a village 8 km to the northwest ofJInd (29"18`N, 76
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