HEMU SOINI, BHAI, a Sikh resident of Shahdara, 5 km north of Lahore, once visited Guru Arjan. He was accompanied by Bhai Rama and Bhai Jattu, both from Shahdara. They supplicated with folded hands: "0 True King! We regularly hear kirtan and religious discourses, but we retain not what
KALIAN SUD, a resident of Lahore, was a, soldier by profession. He once waited on Guru Arjan, and, as records Bhai Man! Singh, Sikhdn di, Bhagal Maid, began relating his feats on the field of battle. The Guru said, "It is easy to wield a weapon in the field
PAMMU, BHAI, a Puri Khatri, was a devoted Sikh contemporary of Guru Hargobind. He won repute as a soldier in battles that took place during the Guru`s time. His name occurs in Bhai Mani Singh, Sikhdn di Bhagat Maid. Also see Bhai Gurdas, Varan, XI. 29.
JAITA, BHAT, was a devout Sikh of the time of Guru Arjan. He had received initiation at the hands of the Guru at Amritsar. Returning home, he, along with his companions, Bhai Nanda and Bhai Piraga, had ceased observing the caste rites and rituals. Their family priests chided them
KALU BAMMI, BHAI, a resident of Sultanpur Lodhl, embraced Sikh faith in the time of Guru Amar Das. He once waited upon Guru Arjan with the sangat and received the holy precept. See Bhai Gurdas, Varan, XI. 20
PARTAPU, BHAI, a professional soldier, came to Guru Arjan, offered obeisance and spoke with folded hands, "Weilding of arms is my trade. Pray, advise me how best my soul can be saved." Guru Arjan, as recorded by Bhai Mani Singh, Sikhdn di Bhagat Maid, said, "When death comes no one
JAITA, BHAI, and his brother Bhai Sirigaru, both brave warriors, accepted the Sikh faith at the hands of Guru Arjan. The Guru directed them to be in attendance upon his young son, Hargobind. In the time of Guru Hargobind, Bhai Jai ta took part in the battle of Lohgarh
KALU, BHAI, named in Bhai Gurdas, Varan, XI. 13, among Guru Nanak`s leading Sikhs. He received instruction at the Guru`s hands and became a devoted disciple. He, as says Bhai Mani Singh, Sikhdn di Bhagal Maid, led several others into the holy path.
PHIRNA, BHAI, a KhahiraJatt, named, along with Bhai Jodh, among Guru Nanak`s Sikhs in Bhai Gurdas, Varan, XI. Both Bhai Phirna and Bhai Jodh had received instruction at the hands of Guru Nanak. Together they had presented themselves before the Guru and prayed that they be endowed with faith.
JAITA, BHAI. See JIVAN SINGH, BHAI JAITA SETH, BHAI, a devout Sikh of Guru Hargobind`s time, was a brave warrior. He stood guard at the Guru`s door and humbly served the visiting Sikhs. According to Bhai Man! Singh, Sikhdn di Bhagat Maid, he once said to Guru Hargobind, "0
KALU, BHAI, a Sikh of Lahore, was a mason by trade. He once waited upon Guru Arjan, who explained to him that mere recitation of the sacred hymns did not lead to liberation unless it was accompanied by faith and virtuous action.
PIRAGA, BHAI, or Parag Das as he is named in the Bhatt Vahis, was the son of Gotam, a Chhibbar Brahman of village Kariala now in Jehlum district of Pakistan. Bhai Piraga embraced Sikh faith in the time of Guru Arjan. In the time of Guru Hargobind, he distinguished
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