Wednesday, December 13, 2017
Gateway to Sikhism


22nd October

1710 Baba Gurbakhash Singh (Banda Bahadur), escaped Bahadhur Shah's forces.
1718 Jassa Singh Ahluwalia was born.
1893 Maharaja Dalip Singh, the last prince of Maharaja Ranjit Singh passed away in exile.
1909 The Anand Marriage Act was passed.
1983 Classes for Khalsa College started as a middle school in a house near Hall gate in the city of Amritsar.
1981 Akali leaders met Narsimha Rao, representing the Prime Minister.
1987 Sarbat Khalsa stopped by the Indian Government. 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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