AKAL BUNGA, lit. the abode of the Timeless One, is the building that houses the Akal Takht in the precincts of the Darbar Sahib at Amritsar. The term is also used sometimes synonymously with Akal Takht. Strictly speaking, while Akal Takht is the institution possessing and exercising
BULA, BHAI, mentioned by Bhai Gurdas, Varan, XI. 15, as one of the devoted Sikhs of the time of Guru Arigad. See DlPA, BHAI
MAKORAR, village on the left bank of the River Ghaggar, 7 km southeast of Munak (29Â°49\'N, 75Â°53\'E,), in the Sangrur district of the Punjab, is sacred to Guru Tegh Bahadur, who stayed here once on his way to Dhamtan. According to the Sakhi Pothi, residents of Gaga, who had
UGRASAIN, BHAI, a devoted Sikh of the time of Guru Amar Das. He lived at the village of Dalla in present day Kapurthala district of the Punjab, and received instruction at the hands of Guru Amar Das himself.
CHAIYA, BHAI, son of Bulaki, who held charge of Dhaka as a masand, i.e. to the collector, was appointed to that office in Bihar province by Guru Tegh Bahadur. In the time of Guru Gobind Singh, he was found guilty of misappropriating devotees` offerings and suffered punishment.
MATTU BHAI KE, village in Gujrariwala district of Pakistan, is sacred to Guru Hargobind, who briefly halted here travelling back from Kashmir in 1620. He exhorted the people to follow the path shown by Guru Nanak, and preached especially against the use of tobacco. The shrine commemorating the Guru`s visit
DAYA KAUR, MATA, mother of Guru Angad Dev, was born and brought up at Matte di Sarai, a village now called Sarai Nanga, 15 km northeast of Muktsar in present day Faridkot district of the Punjab. Two other names given her by chroniclers are Sabhrai and Ramo. See PHERU
MONGHYR. pronounced Mungher (25Â°22`N, 86Â°30`E), a district town in Bihar, 170 km east of Patna Sahib, has an historical shrine dedicated to Guru Tegh Bahadur, who stayed here during his tour of the eastern districts in 1666. It is called Gurdwara Pakki Sangat and is located in Bazar area
FATEH SINGH (d. 1716), an army commander under Banda Singh Bahadur, who was appointed administrator of Samana after the town was occupied by the Sikhs in 1709. Fateh Singh participated in several of Banda Singh`s battles against the Mughal rulers. In the battle of Sirhind fought at the nearby
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