Sunday, April 30, 2017
Gateway to Sikhism
Bhai Jhanjhu was a talented musician of the time of Guru Arjan. Once he, accompanied by Bhai Kidara and Bhai Mukanda, who were also musicians by profession, waited on the Guru and prayed for instruction. Bhai Jhanjhu and his companions took the Guru's precept and were content to spend their days thereafter performing kirlan in his presence. They had no other worldly desire left. They lived on what they were offered and never aspired for more. In this way, tells Bhai Mani Singh, Sikhdn di Bhagai Maid, they attained liberation. 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. brings to you a unique and comprehensive approach to explore and experience the word of God. It has the Sri Guru Granth Sahib Ji, Amrit Kirtan Gutka, Bhai Gurdaas Vaaran, Sri Dasam Granth Sahib and Kabit Bhai Gurdas . You can explore these scriptures page by page, by chapter index or search for a keyword. The Reference section includes Mahankosh, Guru Granth Kosh,and exegesis like Faridkot Teeka, Guru Granth Darpan and lot more.
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