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VIGAH MALL, BHAl, of Sultanpur Lodhi now in Kapurthala district of the Punjab, embraced Sikh faith during the time of Guru Amar Das. He lived up to the time of Guru Arjan and once visited him in Amritsar with the sangat of Sultanpur to receive instruction from him. His name...

UGVANDA, BHAl, an Arora resident of Chunian, now in Lahore district of Pakistan Punjab, received initiation at the hands of Guru Arjan. The name of Bhai Ugvanda occurs in Bhai Gurdas, Varan, XI. 23.

TULSA, BHAI, a Bhalla Khatri of the village of Dalla, now in Kapurthala district of the Punjab. He received the rites of initiation at the hands of Guru Amar Das and learnt to shed the pride of caste. His name figures in Bhai Gurdas, Varan, XI. 16. TULSA, BHAI, a...
TOTA, BHAI, received initiation at the hands of Guru Arjan. He was trained in the martial art in the time of Guru Hargobind and became a skilled swordsman. He laid down his life in the battle of Amritsar in 1629. His name is included in Bhai Gurdas, Varan, XI. 18....
TOTA MAHITA, BHAI, a devoted Sikh contemporary of Guru Arjan and of Guru Hargobind. During latter`s time, he, along with Bhai Tiloka, came to be known as a soldier, adept in handling musket, sword and javelin. Bhai Tota Mahita and Bhai Tiloka fell fighting in the battle of Amritsar in...
TODA MAHITA, BHAI, a Mahita Khatri, was a pious Sikh of the time of Guru Arjan. His name is included in the roster of the Guru`s devotees in Mani Singh, Sikhan di Bhagat Mala. He was one of those who performed dedicated service and received instruction at the time of...

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