KARNAL (29Â°42`N, 76"59`E), a district town of Haryana, situated along the historic Grand Trunk road, 123 km north of Delhi, is sacred to Guru Nanak. Gurdwara MarijT Sahib commemorates his visit to Karnal in 1515 when he held a religious discourse with one Shaikh Tahir (referred to as Tatihar in
DHAMOT (30Â° 42`N, 76Â° 2`E), village in Ludhiana district, has a historical shrine sacred to Guru Hargobind. The simple monument which commemorated the Guru`s visit, was replaced in 1917 by a large domed hall to which an imposing double storeyed gateway was added in 1937. The construction of a still
GILL KALAN, village 3 km east of Rampura Phul (30Â°16`N, 75Â°14`E) in Bathinda district of the Punjab, has a historical shrine, Gurdwara Gurusar Patshahi Chheviri, dedicated to Guru Hargobind (1595-1644), who visited here in 1634. During the battle of Mehraj, Guru`s langar and provisions, according to tradition, were located here.
GUJARI KI VAR, a composition in the form of folk balladry or a vdr, by Guru Arjan included in the Guru Granth Sahib under Gujari rdga, one of the thirty-one musical measures into which hymns in the Scripture are cast. The poem comprises twenty-one pauns or stanzas, with two
KAUR, from Sanskrit human or kunvdr`i meaning a princess, young girl, or virgin, is a suffix which, by tradition and under stipulated code of conduct, is added to the names of all Sikh females, so that like their male counterpart, Singhs, they all have a common surname.