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UBARE KHAN (full name Abdur Rahiman Khan), a Pathan of the village of Jaurian, near Batala, was, according to Bhai Bale Vali Janam Sakhi, a devotee of Guru Nanak. He followed the Guru`s instruction and obtained spiritual insight.

TULAMBA, commonly pronounced Talumbha, an ancient site now also known as Makhdumpur, a rail/road station along the LahoreMultan highway in Multan district of Pakistan, was where Guru Nanak met Shaikh Sajjan, who, according to the Janam Sakhi tradition, was a thug living in apparent piety. Sayan maintained a mosque as...
TRIPTA, MATA, mother of Guru Nanak, was the daughter of Bhai Rama and Mat Bliarai of Chahal village near Lahore. According to Bhai Mani Singh`s Janam Sakhl, Mata Tripta died at Kartarpur (Ravi) soon after the death, in 1522, of her husband, Baba Kalu. 5ce KALIAN CHAND, BABA ...
THERI, pronounced Therhi or Thehri, village 9 km west of`Giddarbaha (30"12`N, 74"39`E) in Faridkot district of the Punjab, is sacred to Guru Gobind Singh who visited it on his way from Muktsar to Talvandi Sabo in 1706. Here he humbled the pride of a yogi, Hukam Nath, who claimed to...
SINGHA, BHAI. During his travels Guru Tegh Bahadur once stopped in Khiva, according to the Sakhi Pothi, with a farmer named Singha. Singha offered water, grass and fodder for the Guru`s animals. As he got up to depart, the Guru spoke, "Why are you leaving ? What is the hurry?"...
SIKH TRADITION (HISTORIOGRAPHY) begins with Janam Sakhis, the life stories of Guru Nanak (1469-1539). There is hardly any evidence of the tradition of history writing in ancient India, though in modern times attempts have been made at different levels to show the existence of somewhat vague historio graphic elements particularly...

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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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