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GODARIA, BHAI, a saintly person with usually carried a godan or padded wrapping around his person (from which he derived his name), was always repeating God`s name and was ever ready to do any act of selfless service. According to Mdlvd Desk Ralan di Sdkhi Pothi, a legend grew that whatever he casually uttered came to pass. After serving Bhai Gaura, son of the celebrated Bhai Bhagatu for some time, Godaria became a wandering sddhu, a godan and a gandhdid, a spear like digging tool, his only possessions, and his favourite pastime being the planting of shady trees. He met Guru Gobind Singh at Bhuchcho, now in Bathinda district, in 1706 and became a disciple. He presented himself again at Talvandi Sabo in October 1706 when the Guru was preparing to leave for the South.

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