Friday, December 15, 2017
Gateway to Sikhism


10th May


1479 Prakash Utsav, Third Patshah, Guru Amar Das Ji.
1887 Maharaja Dalip Singh sought help of Russian ruler Alexander III to fight against the British government.
1924 6th Jatha of 500 Akalis, led by Prem Singh of Kokri, started its march to Jaito.
1930 Master Tara Singh arrested for marching in support of atrocities against Pathans.
1955 Agitation launched against the imposition of ban on the slogan Punjabi Suba Zindabad was launched. 10,000 courted arrests. This is known as a small agitation for Punjabi Suba.
1984 Giani Pratap Singh, Jathedar Sri Akal Takhat is murdered. 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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