MANGA, BHAI, a musician by profession was among Guru Nanak`s leading disciples. He has been described by Bhai Gurdas, Varan, XI. 13, as a lover of gurbani or the Guru`s word.
RAMDAS, BHAI, a Bhandari Khairi, was a devoted Sikh of the time of Guru Arjan. His name figures in Bhai Gurdas, Varan, XI. 19. T.S.
RAU, BHAI, a Kamboj Sikh and masand or the collector assigned to Dipalpur, was among those of his class summoned by Guru Gobind Singh to Anandpur to answer charges of appropriating the devotees` offerings and of other misconduct. According to Bhai Santokh Singh, Sri Gur Pratap Suraj Granth, Bhai
RAMA, BHAI, of Jhanjhi caste of goldsmiths who belonged to Shahadra near Lahore, was a pious Sikh of the lime of Guru Arjan. His name is included in Bhai Gurdas, Varan, XI. 24 T.S.
RAMA, BABA, maternal grandfather of Guru Nanak, was a resident of village Chahal, near Lahore. He was married to Mata Bhirai. The couple had a son, Krishna, and a daughter, Tripta. The latter was married to Mahita Kalu of Talvandi Rai Bhoe, where Guru Nanak, founder of the Sikh
RAMA DIDl, BHAT, was, according to Bhai Gurdas, Varan, XI. 13, a devoted disciple of Guru Nanak. Gn.S.
PURO, BHAI, a native 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
PURIA, CHAUDHARI, as says Bhai Gurdas. Varan, XI. 18, accepted Sikh faith at the hands of Guru Arjan. The Guru instructed him in the way of discarding falsehood and cultivating truthfulness. Puria and his companion Chuhar laboured unremittingly at the site of the sacred pool being excavated at Amritsar.
PIRTHI MALL, a surgeon of Burhanpur, figures in the roster of prominent Sikhs of Guru Hargobind`s time in Bhai Gurdas, Varan, XI. 30.
PARAS RAM, BHAI, a Brahman physician, was a Sikh contemporary of Guru Hargobind. See BANVALI, BHAI
PAKHAR, BHAI, a carpenter of Bushehar, who, along with his sonJhanda, as says the Bdldjanam Sdkhl, received instruction at the hands of Guru Nanak at the time of his visit to their town, and became a devotee.
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