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REKH RAO, BHAI, and Bhana Mallan were Sikh residents of Kabul. They looked after the local chieftain`s stores. Both were pious Sikhs and very honest. Once complaints were laid against them questioning their dealings. By Guru Arjan`s blessing their honour was publicly vindicated. The names appear in Bhai Gurdas, Varan,...
DHIAN SINGH (d. 1705), a devoted Sikh of the time of Guru Gobind Singh. He was one of the warriors who took part in the battle against Said Khan. He fell a martyr in the battle of Chamkaur (7 December 1705). M.G.S. DHIAN SINGH, resident of the village of Majri...

BUDDHO, BHAI. a washerman of Sultanpur Lodhi, embraced Sikh faith in the time of Guru Amar Das, Over the years, he became reputed for his piety. He once visited Amritsar with the sangat of his town and received blessing from Guru Arjan. SeeAKUL. BHAI, and BHIKHA. BHATT

ARDAS (Prayer): Ardaas is a combination of two words: Araz and Daashat (literally: the petition of a slave). As a slave is to the Master, the Sikh is to the Almighty, but the root of a Sikhs slavery of the Almighty is not awe of the Almighty but love for...
ADAM, BHAI, also mentioned as Uddam in some chronicles, was, according to Giani Gian Singh, Twarikh Guru Khalsa, a Siddhu Jatt of Brar clan living at Vinjhu, a village near Bathinda (30°-14`N, 74°-58\'E). He had no male child and, advancing in years, he along with his wife came to Amritsar...

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