Sunday, April 23, 2017
Gateway to Sikhism


Gurudwara Zafarnama- Distt. Bhatinda


The village Kangar in Bhatinda district was once the Capital of a big Hindu Zamindar Rai Jodh, disciple of Sixth Guru Hargobind. The holy dagger bestowed upon him by Guru Hargobind, is still in the possession of his descendents. This village is famous for the Gurdwara Zafarnama Sahib. It was here that Guru Gobind  Singh wrote a letter in Persian poetry called 'Zafarnama' i.e. 'Epistle of Victory'. He handed it over to Bhai Dya Singh to deliver it to Emperor Aurangzeb in the South. 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.
Encyclopedias encapsulate accurate information in a given area of knowledge and have indispensable in an age which the volume and rapidity of social change are making inaccessible much that outside one's immediate domain of concentration.At the time when Sikhism is attracting world wide notice, an online reference work embracing all essential facets of this vibrant faithis a singular contribution to the world of knowledge.