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WAJAB UL-ARZ, lit. a properly petition, is a section of Sikhan di Bhagat Mala, also known as Gursikkhan di Bhagatmal, a manuscript in Punjabi, Gurmukhi script, attributed to Bhai Mani Singh (d. 1737) the martyr, who had received the rites of initiation at the hands of Guru Gobind Singh himself....
NIZAMABAD, a small town in Azamgarh district of Uttar Pradesh, was visited both by Guru Nanak and Guru Tegh Bahadur. According to local tradition, the former stayed here for 21 days. Guru Tegh Bahadur came to Nizamabad in 1670 while travelling back to the Punjab from the eastern parts. A...
NANAKI (d. 1856), daughter of Sham Singh Atarivala, was married in March 1837 to Prince Nau Nihal Singh, son of Prince Kharak Singh and grandson of Maharaja Ranjit Singh. To the marriage, the most ostentatious of oriental marriages, were invited the Governor General, the Lieutenant Governor of the North-West Province,...
JANAM SAKHI SRI GUR NANAKU SAH KI by Sant Das Chhibbar is a versified biography of Guru Nanak (1469-1539), founder of the Sikh faith, based primarily on Janam Sakhi Bhai Raid. A manuscript copy of the work is preserved in the Central Public Library, Patiala, under MS. No. 2737. This...
CHAND or CHANDA, a goldsmith by profession, was one of the poets and scholars who enjoyed the patronage of Guru Gobind Singh (See BAVANJA KAV!). He rendered "Udyoga Parva" of the Mahabharata into Hindi verse. His work is preserved as a part of a Mahabharata manuscript in the private collection...
AJA Aja wept, when he was made to eat the dung he gave in charity. (Var Ramkali M. 3, Shalok M. l, p. 953) Aja was a king of the solar dynasty. He was the son of king Raghu, father of Dashratha and grandfather of Shri Rama. Once a hermit...

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