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LAKHBIR SINGH, SANT (1860-1935), a convert to Sikhism, was born Karim Bakhsh to Muslim parents, Natthu and Basri, at Bakapur, a small village about 3 km from Phillaur, in the Punjab, which became the site of a big Sikh convention at the advent of the twentieth century. Karim Bakhsh had a religious bent of mind from the very beginning. This disturbed his family, who, to detract him from his lonely ways, married him to a girl, named Jindo, when he was barely twelve. At the age of 15, Karim Bakhsh`s quest for spiritual company took him to a Sikh saint, Bhai Kahla Singh of Banga, in Jalandhar district.

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