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Paste a VALID AdSense code in Ads Elite Plugin options before activating it. TOSHAKHANA, from Persian toshakhanah (toshah = food or provisions for journey or food articles in general+ khana = house, store) or tosha khana (toshak = bedding, clothing + khana) means in Punjabi a treasury or...
Paste a VALID AdSense code in Ads Elite Plugin options before activating it. THATTHA, village 12 km northwest of Zira (30058`N, 74059`E) in Firozpur district, claims a historical Gurdwara dedicated to Guru Hargobind who encamped here once on his way from Amritsar to Darauli. Called Gurdwara Chhevin Patshahi or simply Gurdwara...
Paste a VALID AdSense code in Ads Elite Plugin options before activating it. TEJA SINGH SAMUNDRI (1882-1926), a leading figure in the Gurdwara reform movement, was born the son of Deva Singh and Nand Kaur at Rai ka Burj in Tarn Taran tahsil of Amritsar district, on 20 February 1882. On...
Paste a VALID AdSense code in Ads Elite Plugin options before activating it. TEJA SINGH BHUCHCHAR (1887-1939) , one of the pioneers of the Gurdwara reform movement in the 1920`s was the eldest son of Mayya Singh and Mahitab Kaur, of the village of Bhuchchar Khurd, 25 km from Tarn Taran,...
Paste a VALID AdSense code in Ads Elite Plugin options before activating it. TEJA SINGH AKARPURI, JATHEDAR (1892-1975), an active figure in Gurdwara Reform movement, was born at Akarpura, a village 13 km northwest of Batala (31°49`N, 75"12`E), in Gurdaspur district of the Punjab. His father was Pala Singh and mother...
Paste a VALID AdSense code in Ads Elite Plugin options before activating it. TASIMBU, a village in Patiala districts, 13 km northeast of Ambala city (30°23`N, 76°47`E), claims a historical shrine, Gurdwara Patshahi IX, dedicated to Guru Tegh Bahadur, who visited it during one of his travels through this territory. Only...

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Search Gurbani

SearchGurbani brings to you a unique and comprehensive approach to explore and experience the word of God. It has the Sri Guru Granth Sahib Ji, Amrit Kirtan Gutka, Bhai Gurdaas Vaaran, Sri Dasam Granth Sahib and Kabit Bhai Gurdas. You can explore these scriptures page by page, by chapter index or search for a keyword. The Reference section includes Mahankosh, Guru Granth Kosh,and exegesis like Faridkot Teeka, Guru Granth Darpan and lot more.

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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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