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
JALLO, BHAI, a Sikh officiant in the time of Guru Arjan, was reputed for his probity. Bhai Gurdas, Varan, XI. 22, applauds him for his qualities of uprightness, integrity and simplicity.
KANDU, BHAI, a Sarighar Jatt, received initiation at the hands of Guru Arjan. The Guru taught him to contemplate on the holy Word and serve the sangal. Bhai Gurdas, in one of his stanzas, describes Bhai Kandu as one with a smiling countenance. .SBha! Gurdas, Varan, XI. 22
PURIA, CHAUDHARI, as says Bhai Gurdas. Varan, XI. 18, accepted Sikh faith at the hands of Guru Arjan. The Guru instructed him in the way of discarding falsehood and cultivating truthfulness. Puria and his companion Chuhar laboured unremittingly at the site of the sacred pool being excavated at Amritsar.
JAMAL, MIAN (d. 1650), a pious Muslim was an admirer of Guru Arjan. His name appears in Guru Arjan`s composition Chaubole, addressed to four devotees, namely Samman, Musan, Jamal and Patarig. The Guru exhorts Jamal to sec what beauty emerges from humility. In the mud in the low pit
KATARA, BHAT, a dealer in bullion, became a Sikh in the time of Guru Arjan. He received instruction at the hands of the Guru who taught him always to repeat the name Vahiguru. See Bhai Gurdas, Varan, XI. 24
PURO, BHAI, a native of Dalla, a village in present day Kapurthala district of the Punjab, was a devoted Sikh of the time of Guru Amar Das. He was among those who waited upon the Guru when he visited Dalla and received initiation at his hands. His name figures
JAPU, BHAI, a Khatri of Vansi subcaste, was a devoted Sikh of Guru Nanak. See Bhai Gurdas, Varan, XI. 19 BIBLIOGRAPHY 1. Mani Singh, Bhai, Sikhdn di Bhagat Maid. Ainritsar, 1955 2. Santokli Singh, Bhai, Sri Cur Pratdp Suraj Granth. Amritsar, 1927-33 Gn.S. JAPU, BHAI, a devoted Sikh of
KATARU, MALAK, a prominent Sikh of Burhanpur who, according to Bhai Gurdas, Varan, XI.30, received instruction at the hands of Guru Hargobind.
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