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JIT MALL, a cousin of Guru Gobind Singh, was the son of Bhai Sadhu, a Khosia Khatrl of Malla, in present day Faridkot district of the Punjab, and Bibi Viro, daughter of Guru Hargobind and elder sister of Guru Tegh Bahadur. As recorded in Guru Gobind Singh`s autobiographical poem Bachiira Ndtak,]{. Mall and his four brothers took a heroic part in the battle of Bharigam, near Paonta, now in Himachal Pradcsh, fought on 18 September 1688. In reverberating verse matching the fierce pace of the battle, Guru Gobind Singh describes how the mighty Raja Hari Chand who had kept up a deadly discharge of arrows was challenged by JTt Mall and felled with a single thrust of his spear. JTt Mall was among two of the five brothers who were killed in the battle.

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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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