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WAZIRKHAN (d. 1634) is the name popularly given by Sikh chroniclers to Hakim `Alim udDin, son of Shaikh `Abd ulLatif of Chiniot, a town now in Jhang district of Pakistan Punjab. Trained as a physician, he rose in favour with Emperor Shah Jahan, who created him a ma.nsa.bdar of 5000...

VISSA, BHAI, a Bhardvaj Brahman who accepted Sikhism at the hands of Guru Arjan. The name occurs in Bhai Gurdas, Varan, XI. 20.

VIGAH MALL, BHAl, of Sultanpur Lodhi now in Kapurthala district of the Punjab, embraced Sikh faith during the time of Guru Amar Das. He lived up to the time of Guru Arjan and once visited him in Amritsar with the sangat of Sultanpur to receive instruction from him. His name...

UGVANDA, BHAl, an Arora resident of Chunian, now in Lahore district of Pakistan Punjab, received initiation at the hands of Guru Arjan. The name of Bhai Ugvanda occurs in Bhai Gurdas, Varan, XI. 23.

UGRASAIN, BHAI, a devoted Sikh of the time of Guru Amar Das. He lived at the village of Dalla in present day Kapurthala district of the Punjab, and received instruction at the hands of Guru Amar Das himself.

UDDA, BHAI, a Jatt of Harike in present day Amritsar district of the Punjab, received initiation at the hands of Guru Arjan. He was accompanied by Bhai Gangu and Bhai Nau, Bhai Rama and Bhai Dharma, who were also initialed along with him. The Guru, according to Bhai Santokh Singh,...

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