From Mecca Baba went to Baghdad and stayed outside the city. Firstly, Baba himself was in the form of Timeless and secondly, he had his companion Mardana, the rebeck player. For namaz (in his own style), Baba gave call, listening to which the whole world went into absolute silence. The whole city became quiet and lo! to behold it, the pir (of the town) also got wonderstruck. Observing minutely he found (in the form of Baba Nanak) an exhilerated faquir. Pir Dastegir asked him, which category of faquir you belong to and what is your parentage. (Mardana told) He is Nanak, who has come into kaliyug, and, he recognises God and His faquirs as one. He is known in all the directions besides earth and sky.
World Gurudwaras 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.
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