DAL SINGAR, lit. ornament or embellishment (singar) of the army (dal), was the name of one of Guru Gobind Singh`s warhorses.According to Bhai Santokh Singh, Sri Gur Pratap Suraj Granth, one Kapura Jatt, "master of several villages in the jungle," (the reference probably is to Chaudhari Kapura Bairar of Kot
BHANA, BHAI, of Sultanpur Lodhi, now in Kapurthala district of the Punjab, was a devoted Sikh of the time of Guru Arjan. He once travelled with the sangat of his town to Amritsar and received the Guru`s blessing. SeeAKUL, BHAI, and BHIKHA, BHATT
DHILVAN KALAN, village 5 km southeast of Kot Kapura (30Â° 35`N, 74Â° 49`E) in Faridkot district of the Punjab, was the abode of Sodhi Kaul, shortened from Kaulnain, a descendant of Guru Arjan`s elder brother, Prithi Chand, and thus a collateral relation of Guru Gobind Singh. According to Bhai
KARAM SINGH, BHAI (1885-1922), who died a martyr in the Panja Sahib episode, was the son of Bhat Bhagvan Singh, a priest of Takht Kesgarh, at Anandpur Sahib. He was born on 14 November 1885 and given the name of Sant Singh. He received instruction in the Sikh sacred lore
NIDHA, family priest of Guru Nanak`s brother in law,Jai Ram, resident of Sultanpur, became a follower of the Guru and won eminence for his humility and devotion.
SANGRAM SHAH (popular name Sango Shah), the eldest son of Bhai Sadhu and BIbi Viro (the daughter of Guru Hargobind) and one of Guru Gobind Singh`s cousins. Sangram Shah, along with his four brothers, Jit Mall, Gulab Rai, Mahari Chand and Ganga Ram, fought in the battle of Bhangani
TILOKA, BHAI, a Suhar Khatri officer in the Mughal army at Ghazni, once waited on Guru Arjan and said, "Soldiering being my profession, violence is my duty. How shall I be saved ?" The Guru spoke, "Remain firm in your duty as a soldier, but let not your mind
BHANDARA SINGH, a shopkeeper of Sirhind, was a devotee of Guru Gobind Singh. According to Bhai Santokh Singh, Sn Gur Pratap Suraj Granth, he received the vows of the Khalsa on the historic Baisakhi day of 1699.
DHINGAR, BHAI, a carpenter, was a devoted Sikh of the time of Guru Hargobind (1595-1644). According to Bhai Mani Singh, Sikhan di Bhagat Mala, Bhai Dhirigar, along with Bhai Maddu, a fellow worker in the craft, came to serve at the Guru`s feet. During the day they hewed wood
KHERA BHAI, a Soim Khatri, has been listed in Bhai Gurdas, Varan, XI. 13, among the Sikhs of the time of Guru Nanak (1469-1539). See PRITHA, BHAI
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