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Paste a VALID AdSense code in Ads Elite Plugin options before activating it. SOHAN SINGH JOSH (1898-1892), Akaliturned Communist, was born on 22 September 1898 at Chetanpura in Amritsar district. His father`s name was Lal Singh. Sohan Singh, who entered school rather late, passed the Middle standard examination from Church Mission...
Paste a VALID AdSense code in Ads Elite Plugin options before activating it. SIRHALI KALAN, commonly pronouned Sarhali Kalan (31°l7`N, 74"56`E), a village 6 km east of Patti in Amritsar district of the Punjab, is sacred to Guru Aijan (1563-1606), who once stayed here for a while along with his family....
Paste a VALID AdSense code in Ads Elite Plugin options before activating it. SIOKE, or Sihoke, village in Daska subdivision of Sialkot district in Pakistan, had a Sikh shrine, Gurdwara Chhota Nankana, conimeniorating Guru Nanak`s visit. At the time of his visit, the village was known as Bharoval and, according to...
Paste a VALID AdSense code in Ads Elite Plugin options before activating it. SILOANI, village 9 km from Raikot town (30139`N, 75"37`E), is sacred to the memory of Guru Gobind Singh, who visited the place travelling through the Malva after the battle of Chamkaur in December 1705. Gurdwara Beri Sahib Patshahi...
Paste a VALID AdSense code in Ads Elite Plugin options before activating it. SIKH HANDBILL COMMITTEE, a small body consisting of 11 members formed under the Chief Khalsa Diwan to further social and religious reform among the Sikh.s, was set up at Lahore on 22 December 1907. Its task was to...
Paste a VALID AdSense code in Ads Elite Plugin options before activating it. SIKH GURDWARAS ACT, 1925, legislation passed by the Punjab Legislative Council which marked the culmination of the struggle of the Sikh people from 1920-1925 to wrest control of their places of worship from the mab-ants or priests into...

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World Gurudwaras

World Gurudwaras will strive to be most comprehensive directory of Historical Gurudwaras and Non Historical Gurudwaras around the world.The etymology of the term 'gurdwara' is from the words 'Gur (ਗੁਰ)' (a reference to the Sikh Gurus) and 'Dwara (ਦੁਆਰਾ)' (gateway in Gurmukhi), together meaning 'the gateway through which the Guru could be reached'. Thereafter, all Sikh places of worship came to be known as gurdwaras.

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