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THANESAR (Kurukshetra) (29058`N, 76050`E) is an ancient pilgrim centre of the Hindus. Devotees from all over India have since time immemorial been forgathering here for a dip in the holy lakes, especially on the occasion of solar eclipse. Several of the Sikh Gurus also visited the place to preach to...
SRINAGAR (34"5`N, 74(50`E), the capital of Jammu and Kashmir state situated on the banks of the River Jehlum at an elevation of 5250 feet above sea level, has a historical Sikh shrine, Gurdwara Chhevin Patshahi, located near Kathi Gate of Hari Parbat Fort in the northern part of the city....
SAHIB CHAND (d.1700), a Sikh warrior in attendance upon Guru Gobind Singh (1666-1708). He took part in the battle of Bhangani. The Guru in his autobiographical composition. Bachitra Natak, makes a special mention of his valour during this battle. Sahib Chand took part in the various encounters with the imperial...
SABHAGA, BHAI, Guru Hargobind`s devoted disciple who plied a prosperous trade in the western parts. He once arrived with an offering of five well bred and costly horses. Guru Hargobind, then at Ruhela, the scene of one of the armed engagements of his time, was pleased with the gift. He...
ROSHAN SINGH, Sikh warrior in attendance upon Guru Gobind Singh, who once killed a lion single handed. During their journey to the Deccan in 1708, records Kuir Singh, Gurbilas Patshahi 10, Guru Gobind Singh and Emperor Bahadur Shah were out together on an hunting excursion when they suddenly found themselves...
RANVAN, village in Fatehgarh Sahib district, 15 km east of Samrala (30° 48`N, 76°12`E) in Ludhiana district, is celebrated for the historical shrine, Gurdwara Gobindgarh Sahib Patshahi VI and X. Patshahi VI has been added to the name of the Gurdwara only recently by inhabitants of the village in the...

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