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UDE SINGH (d. 1705), warrior and martyr, was the third of the sons of Bhai Mani Ram, a Parmar Rajput of `Alipur in Multan district (now in Pakistan). Ude Singh along with four of his other brothers received the rites of the Khalsa on the historic Baisakhi day, 30 March...
TANSUKH LAHAURl, a devoted Sikh of Lahore who later lived at Ranthambore in Rajasthan. Tansukh had two of his sons living at Anandpur under the patronage of Guru Gobind Singh. They sent a copy of a translation of Hitopadesa, made by one of the Guru`s poets, Lakkhan Rai, to their...
SUNDAR SHAH (d. 1640), a Muslim saint of Devnagar, probably the present day Deogaori in Azamgarh district of Uttar Pradesh, is remembered in Sikh tradition for his admiration for Bhai Bidhi Chand, a prominent Sikh of the time of Guru Hargobind. Bhai Bidhi Chand was preaching in the eastern parts...
SANT SINGH (d. 1705), an Arora Sikh of Patti in present day Amritsar district of the Punjab, was one of the warriors in the retinue of Guru Gobind sirigh. He took part in the battles of Anandpur and Nirmohgarh as also in tlial of Chamkaur. At Chamkaur, Guru Gobind Singh,...
SABHAGA, BHAI, Guru Hargobind`s devoted disciple who plied a prosperous trade in the western parts. He once arrived with an offering of five well bred and costly horses. Guru Hargobind, then at Ruhela, the scene of one of the armed engagements of his time, was pleased with the gift. He...
ROSHAN SINGH, Sikh warrior in attendance upon Guru Gobind Singh, who once killed a lion single handed. During their journey to the Deccan in 1708, records Kuir Singh, Gurbilas Patshahi 10, Guru Gobind Singh and Emperor Bahadur Shah were out together on an hunting excursion when they suddenly found themselves...
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