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PANDHER, village 25 km south of Barnala (30° 22`N, 75° 32`E) in Sangrur district of the Punjab, has a historical shrine commemorating the visit of Guru Tegh Bahadur. It is said that as Guru Tegh Bahadur arrived here late in the afternoon and asked for a site for his camp,...
NIZAMABAD, a small town in Azamgarh district of Uttar Pradesh, was visited both by Guru Nanak and Guru Tegh Bahadur. According to local tradition, the former stayed here for 21 days. Guru Tegh Bahadur came to Nizamabad in 1670 while travelling back to the Punjab from the eastern parts. A...
NATTHA, BHAI, a devoted Sikh of the time of Guru Arjan. He was one of those who went to the Guru to report that spurious hymns were being composed by Prithi Mall under the pseudonym Nanak for inclusion in the holy corpus. Bhai Nattha`s name is included in the roster...
NANHERI,   village on the bank of the River Ghaggar, in Patiala district, about 10 km southwest of Ambala City (30° 23`N. 76° 47`E), has a shrine called Gurdwara Patshahi IX ate X, commemorating the visits of Guru Tegh Bahadur and Guru Gobind Singh. Guru Tegh Bahadur is said to have...
NANDPUR, commonly referred to as NandpurKalaur because of its proximity to the village by the name of Kalaur, is 9 km from Bassi Pathanan (30°42`N. 76°25`E) in Fatehgarh Sahib district. The historical shrine at Nandpur, Gurdwara Sahib Patshahi Nauviri, commemorates the visit of Guru Tegh Bahadur. The present building constructed...
NANAKI, MATA (d. 1678), mother of Guru Tegh Bahadur, was born to Hari Chand and Hardei, a well to do Khatri couple of Bakala, in the present district of Amritsar. She was married to Guru Hargobind in April 1613. Tegh Bahadur, the youngest of the five sons of Guru Hargobind,...

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