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Buddhu Shah : A True Pir  


During the battle of Bhangani in the year 1689 when 400 Pathãn warriors had deserted Guru Gobind Singh, it was Pirr Buddhu Shah who stood by him steadfastly. Two of his sons, younger brother and nephew fell in the action. After his victory when Guru Gobind Singh wished to present a Siropa' to Pir Buddü Shah, the latter only expressed a desire to be blessed with the Guru's hair entangled in his comb. Guru Gobind Smgh honoured him and proclaimed Buddü Shah as a true 'Pir'. 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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