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.
KHALSA DHARAM SHASTAR, the Sikh manual of conduct enunciating Sikhs` social and religious duties was prepared under the patronage of Sodhi Ram Narain Singh, a scion of the Sodhi family of Sri Anandpur Sahib and was published at Sri Gurmat Press, Amritsar, in the year Nanakshahl 445 (AD 1914).
PAKNAMAH, also known as Makke Madme di Gosti, is an apocryphal writing attributed to Guru Nanak. It exhorts the reader to subdue passions through observance of the Islamic code of conduct and by inculcating the virtues of faith, hard work, mercy, truth and self control. T.S.