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VASAKHA SINGH (1877-1957), one of the Ghadr leaders, was born on 13 April 1877 at Dadehar, a village in Amritsar district of the Punjab. His father. Dial Singh, and mother, Ind Kaur, were a God fearing couple. One of his ancestors, Mohar Singh, is said to have received the rites...
UNA, a district town in Himachal Pradesh on NangalAmb road, is sacred to Guru Hargobind in whose memory a small domed room stands in a walled compound southeast of the town on the main road. It is under the control of the descendants of Baba Sahib Singh Bedi(1765-1834), who once...
UDASI, an ascetical sect of the Sikhs founded by Sri Chand (1494-1629), the elder son of Guru Nanak. Udasi is derived from the Sanskrit word udasin, i.e. one who is indifferent to or disregardful of worldly attachments, a stoic, or a mendicant. In Sikh tradition, the term iidasi has also...
TRIPTA, MATA, mother of Guru Nanak, was the daughter of Bhai Rama and Mat Bliarai of Chahal village near Lahore. According to Bhai Mani Singh`s Janam Sakhl, Mata Tripta died at Kartarpur (Ravi) soon after the death, in 1522, of her husband, Baba Kalu. 5ce KALIAN CHAND, BABA ...
TEJ BHAN, BABA (d. 1533), affectionately referred to as Tejo in early chronicles, was the father of Guru Amar Das, Nanak III (1479-1574). A Khatri of the Bhalla clan, Tej Bhan was born to Baba Hariji and Mata Milavi of Basarke Gillari, a village 12 km southwest of Amritsar. He...
TAPIYA SINGH, MAHANT (1892-1980), was a master of the Sikh scholarly texts besides being learned in Ayurveda and Sanskrit grammar. He was born into a Saraojatt family of Lehal Kalan in Sangrur district. He was a descendant of ^ Baba Ark who had been blessed by Guru Tegh Bahadur himself....

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