Monday, October 24, 2016
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Bhai Bidhi Chand

When a Sikh of Kabul wanted to present horses to Guru Hargobind, the Governor of Lahore forcibally took away the horses. Bhãi Bidhi Chand, a brave and dedicated soldier of the Guru volunteered himself to bring back the horses. He disguised himself as grass-cutter, reached the royal stable, and managed to come out of stable with one horse. Second time he dressed himself as a fortuneteller and reached the royal stable. He rode the horse and jumped over the wall of Fort and galloped away to Amritsar to present the horse. Guru Sahib was pleased with him and showered his blessings upon him. 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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