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PHIRIA, BHAI, also referred to as Phira and Phera, a Katara Khatri of Mirpur in Jammu and Kashmir, was a devoted Sikh of the lime of Guru Amar Das. The Guru appointed him to a manfi to preach Sikhism in his native country`. Bhai Phiria had a melodious voice and...
PHAGGO, BHAI, affectionately called Chacha (Uncle) Phaggo in his day, was the head of the Sikh sangat at Sasaram in Bihar. He had built a new house but had not occupied it in his simple faith that the Guru would come and bless it before he moves in. He had...
PANTH, from Sanskrit patha, pathin, or pantham, means literally a way, passage or path and, figuratively, away of life, religious creed or cult. In Sikh terminology, the word panth stands for the Sikh faith as well as for the Sikh people as a whole. It represents the invisible mystic body...
PAKNAMAH, also known as Makke Madme di Gosti, is an apocryphal writing attributed to Guru Nanak. It exhorts the reader to subdue passions through observance of the Islamic code of conduct and by inculcating the virtues of faith, hard work, mercy, truth and self control. T.S.
NANAK VIJAI, more properly known as Sn Guru Nanak Vijai, in manuscript, is a narration in verse of the events of Guru Nanak`s life. During his journeys across the country and outside, Guru Nanak met a variety of people whom he won over by his gentle and persuasive manner. This...
MUL MANTRA. This is the title commonly given to the opening lines of the Guru Granth Sahib, Sikh scripture, or to these lines when they or a portion of them are repeated at the beginning of each new raga section as contained in the Holy text. This is the primary...

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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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