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UBARE KHAN (full name Abdur Rahiman Khan), a Pathan of the village of Jaurian, near Batala, was, according to Bhai Bale Vali Janam Sakhi, a devotee of Guru Nanak. He followed the Guru`s instruction and obtained spiritual insight.

TRIPTA, MATA, mother of Guru Nanak, was the daughter of Bhai Rama and Mat Bliarai of Chahal village near Lahore. According to Bhai Mani Singh`s Janam Sakhl, Mata Tripta died at Kartarpur (Ravi) soon after the death, in 1522, of her husband, Baba Kalu. 5ce KALIAN CHAND, BABA ...
TAHIL SINGH, BHAI (1875-1921), one of the Nankana Sahib martyrs, was born in 1875, the eldest son of Bhai Chanda Singh and Mai Rukko, Kamboj residents of Nizampur village in Amritsar district.On the opening of the Lower Chenab Canal Colony in western Punjab (now Pakistan), the family moved, in 1892,...
SIKH TRADITION (HISTORIOGRAPHY) begins with Janam Sakhis, the life stories of Guru Nanak (1469-1539). There is hardly any evidence of the tradition of history writing in ancient India, though in modern times attempts have been made at different levels to show the existence of somewhat vague historio graphic elements particularly...
SIALKOT (32030`N, 74°32`N), an ancient town now in Pakistan, was visited by Guru Nanak more than once during his travels across the country. According to Gian Ratanavali, better known as Janam SakhiBhai Mani Singh, supported by local tradition, as he once arrived here travelling from his native Talvandi, via Saidpur,...
SHIVNABH, RAJA, was, according to the Janam Sakhi tradition, a Ceylonese king who became a devotee of Guru Nanak. It was a merchant of Lahore, Bhai Mansukh, who during a visit to Ceylon, then known as Sinhaldvip, had impressed the king with his conduct as well as with the account...

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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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