SIDDHVAN KALAN, village 7 km northeast of Jagraon (30"47`N, 75"28`E) in Ludhiana district, is sacred to Guru Hargobind who halted here awhile during his journey across the Malva country in 1631. The Guru encamped under a pipal tree near a pond to the north of the village. Bhai Mansa
AJMER SINGH was the name given a seventeenth century Muslim recluse of Chhatteana, a village in present day Faridkot district of the Punjab, as he received the initiatory rites of the Khalsa. His original name was Ibrahim, popularly shortened to Brahmi or Bahmi. According to an old chronicle, Malva
SINGHA, BHAI. During his travels Guru Tegh Bahadur once stopped in Khiva, according to the Sakhi Pothi, with a farmer named Singha. Singha offered water, grass and fodder for the Guru`s animals. As he got up to depart, the Guru spoke, "Why are you leaving ? What is the
THERI, pronounced Therhi or Thehri, village 9 km west of`Giddarbaha (30"12`N, 74"39`E) in Faridkot district of the Punjab, is sacred to Guru Gobind Singh who visited it on his way from Muktsar to Talvandi Sabo in 1706. Here he humbled the pride of a yogi, Hukam Nath, who claimed
BARHE, village 6 km southwest of Budhlada Mandi (29Â° 55`N, 75Â° 33`E) in Bathinda district of the Punjab, is sacred to Guru Tegh Bahadur, who, according to the Sakhi Pothi, spent a rainy season here, while travelling through the Malva country. Gurdwara Sri Guru Tegh Bahadur Sahib commemorating the visit
VISAKHA SINGH, SANT (1905-1968), holy preacher of the Sikh faith, was born at the village of Janetpura, in Ludhiana district, on 13 April 1903, the son of Karam Singh and Kahn Kaur, though most of his adult life was spent at Kishanpura, in Firozpur district. He had his early
DAN SINGH, a Brar Jatt of the village of Mahima Sarja in present day Bathinda district of the Punjab, joined along with his son the contingent of Brars raised by Guru Gobind Singh after his escape from Chamkaur in December 1705. Dan Singh by virtue of his devotion and
DESU, Jatt of Chahal clan, was a minor chief at Bhikhi, in present day Bathinda district, when Guru Tegh Bahadur visited that village travelling through the Malva region in 1672-73. As he came to see him, the Guru asked him why he carried a walking stick in his quiver.
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