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Paste a VALID AdSense code in Ads Elite Plugin options before activating it. TAKHTUPURA, village 5 km east of Nihalsinghvala (30"35`N, 75"16`E) in present day Moga district of the Punjab, is sacred to Guru Nanak (1469-1539), Guru Hargobind (1595-1644) and Guru Gobind Single (1666-1708). Three separate shrines close to one another...
Paste a VALID AdSense code in Ads Elite Plugin options before activating it. Singh \'Shan\', Harnam, an eminent Punjabi poet, writer and journalist, was born at Dhamial (District Rawalpindi, now in Pakistan) in 1923 in the family of S. Sarban Singh Kochar. He did his post-graduation (English and Punjabi) from Punjab...
Paste a VALID AdSense code in Ads Elite Plugin options before activating it. Starting his career as lecturer in Punjabi at Doaba College, Jalandhar, Professor Pritam Singh shifted to Sikh National College, Lahore the next year where he served as a teacher in Punjabi until 1947. Joining the Punjab Education Service...
Paste a VALID AdSense code in Ads Elite Plugin options before activating it. Singh, Nanak, the father of Punjabi novel, was born at Peshawar. Like most Hindu families in the West Punjab in those days, Nanak Singh\'s parents were devoted to the Sikh faith. Their son, Hans Raj, embraced Sikhism under...
Paste a VALID AdSense code in Ads Elite Plugin options before activating it. Sikhan De Raj Di Vithia, by Shardha Ram Philauri, written in Punjabi in 1922 Bk/A.D. 1866 and publihed in A.D. 1868 contains an account of the Punjab from Guru Nanak (1469-1539), founder of the Sikh faith, to the...
Paste a VALID AdSense code in Ads Elite Plugin options before activating it. Seetal, Sohan Singh entered the field of literary creation after 1947. He has written over a score novels most of which are romantic and sentimental. Among these Dive di Lo (The Flame of the Earthen Lamp), Mul da...

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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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