Friday, October 28, 2016
Gateway to Sikhism


27th November


1502 Guru Amar Das married Bibi Mansa Devi of village Sankhetra, district Sialkot, daughter of Baba Devi Chand of Behl Clan. After the marriage, Bibi Mansa Devi was renamed as Bibi Ram Kaur. They had their first child in 1519, a daughter Bibi Dani, when Guru Amar Das was 40 years old. Other children from this marriage were Baba Mohan born in 1521, Baba Mohri born in 1522, and Bibi Bhani born in 1534.

-Ref. "The Sikh Religion and The Sikh People," by Dr. S.S. Kapor, Hemkunt Press, New Delhi, 1992

1914 Sikhs unsuccessfully attempted to attack Ferozepur Fort. Bhai Sahib Randhir Singh, a stalwart of the Ghadr movement, took part in this attack and was consequently arrested on May 9, 1915 and galoed for a long term of imprisonment til Oct. 4, 1930 under section 121 (a) of the Indian Penal Code in the Second Lahore Conspiracy Case.
1984 Sardar Simaranjeet Singh Mann was arrested along with his associates near Joghbani border. Simaranjeet Singh Mann and his associates were on his way to Nepal. will strive to be most comprehensive directory of Historical Gurudwaras and Non Historical Gurudwaras around the world.

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