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TARA SINGH NAROTAM, PANDIT (1822-1891), a renowned scholar of the Nirmala school, was born in the village of Kalma, near Qadian, in Gurdaspur district of the Punjab. Very little is known about his early life except that, under the influence of his father, who was a devout Sikh, he started...
SADHU SINGH, PANDIT (1840-1907), a school man of the Nirmala order, was born in the village of Saraliari, in Amritsar district, in 1840. From his very childhood, he developed an inclination for the company of holy men. This was cause of concern for his father, Sobha Singh, and mother, Devi,...
RAJOANA, village in Ludhiana district, on Guru Gobind Singh Marg, 10 km north of Raikot town (30° 39`N, 75° 37`E), has a shrine, Gurdwara Manji Sahib, commemorating the visit of Guru Gobind Singh in 1705. It is said that as Guru Gobind Singh, accompanied by Mahant Kirpal Das, was proceeding...
PRITAM DAS, MAHANT (1752-1831), an Udasi saint, was born in 1752, according to some sources in 1722, in a Sarsvat Brahman family of Hoshiarpur district of the Punjab. His original name was Karam Chand. His early education was limited to preliminary Urdu. He left his home at the age of...
NANAK GARH GURUDWARA,BADAMI BAGH, LAHORE This monument of Jagat Guru Nanaki Dev Ji was once located at. the bank of old River Ravi near Badami Bagh railway station. It is said that it was at this spot that Jagat Guru had delivered (Mukat) the father of Duni Chand from rebirth....
NIHAL SINGH DAMDAMIAN, 19th century Nirmala saint, a native of Mimsa village of the former princely state of Patiala, received initiation and religious education at the hands of Mahant Dunna Singh, of Uchcha Buriga, a Nirmala sanctuary at Damdama Sahib, Talvandi Sabo, in present day Bathinda district, and became head...
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