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TAKHT MALL, a Khahira Jatt and chaudhary or headman of Khadur, accepted the Sikh faith in the time of Guru Angad (1504-52). He served the Guru with devotion and always brought ample provisions for Guru ka Langar, the community kitchen.

TOKA SAHIB, GURDWARA, established in honour of Guru Gobind Singh, who stayed here for a few days in 1688, is on the border of Himachal Pradesh and Haryana. The Gurdwara is in Sirmur district of Himachal Pradesh, but the nearest village Tota, about one kilometre to the southeast, is in...
THAKAR SINGH ATARTVALA (d. 1842) was the eldest son of Sham Singh Atarivala, the celebrated general of Maharaja Ranjit Singh. During the expeditions against Bannu and Peshawar in the time of Maharaja Ranjit Singh, he served as a commandant of artillery. He died in 1842 during the lifetime of his...
SHIHAN, recorded in a Sikh chronicle as the birthplace of Akali Phula Singh, celebrated warrior of Sikh times, was village 10 km from Lahira (29forming a big shallow lake. The mound lies in the revenue limits of Dehia village, whose sangat has now established a gurdwara near the mound, one...
SHAHZADA, son of Bhai Mardana, Guru Nanak`s favourite minstrel and companion. Like his father, Shahzada was a devotee of the Guru and an accomplished musician. After the death of Mardana, he remained in attendance upon Guru Nanak at Kartarpur and continued to perform kirtan or hymn singing to the accompaniment...
RAILON, village 9 km to the southeast of Bassi Pathanari (30° 42`N, 76° 25`E) in Fatehgarh Sahib district, was, according to local tradition, visited by Guru Tegh Bahadur at the request of its inhabitants. A shrine was established here and it continued to be looked after by Udasi sadhus until...
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