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
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
BARATH, a village 8 km southwest of Pathankot (32Â° 15`N, 75Â° 32`E) in Gurdaspur district of the Punjab, has a historical shrine, Gurdwara Tap Asthan Baba Sri Chand Ji, popularly called Gurdwara Barath Sahib. Baba Sri Chand, the elder son of Guru Nanak, chose for himself the life of
CHANGA ,BHAI, a Bhatra scion of Madhav of Ceylon, became a devotee of Guru Nanak. He converted the residence of Madhav into a dharamsala and started imparting instruction in the teachings of the Sikh faith. His name is mentioned in "Haqiqat Rah Muqam," an apocryphal composition included in Bhai
DEVA SINGH, BHAI. and Bhai Ishar Singh were among the Five Muktas, who formed the first batch after the Parij Piare to receive baptism of the Khalsa on the Baisakhi day of AD 1699. According to Rahitnama Hazuri Bhai Chaupa Singh Chhibbar, the draft of a rahitnama was prepared
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