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TARU, BHAI, devoted Sikh of the time of Guru Ram Das whose name occurs in Bhai Gurdas, Varan, XI. 17.

TARA CHAND, BHAJ, was a masand or a batch leader of the Sikhs in Kabul. He once led a sarigat of those parts to the presence of Guru Hargobind. Travelling through Lahore, Amritsar and Khadur, they reached Kangar, now in Bathinda district of the Punjab, where the Guru then happened...
TAKHT MALL, a masand or preacher and the collector in the Nakka region (western part of Lahore district) during the time of Guru Gobind Singh (1666-1708), was so scared when he heard of the Guru sending for some masands and punishing those found guilty of misappropriation of sangat`s offerings that...

SVAMI DAS, BHAI, a Vadhavan Khatri of Burhanpur, who, according to Bhai Gurdas, Varan, XI. 30, once accompanied the sangat of his town to Amritsar to receive instruction from Guru Hargobind.

SUJANA, BHAI, a warrior, was the devoted Sikh of Guru Hargobind. He fought with great valour in the battle of Amritsar against Mukhlis Khan in AD 1629.

SUJA, BHAI, a Dhavan Khatri, was a pious Sikh of tlie time of Guru Arjan. His name is included among the Guru`s devotees in Mani Singh, Sikhan di Bhagat Mala.

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