Tag Archives: Sikh guru

State govt names experts for studying Baba Bhaniara’s book

Chandigarh: The Punjab government on Friday submitted names of six experts to the Punjab and Haryana high court so as to study contents of Baba Piara Singh Bhaniara’s controversial, banned book ‘Bhavsagar Samundar Amarbani Granth’. They are Dr Jaspal Singh, vice- chancellor of Punjabi University, Patiala ; DrGur mohan Singh Walia , vice-chancellor of Sri Guru Granth Sahib World University, Fatehgarh ...

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India wants Nepal to promote Sikh shrine

Kathmandu, Nepal: India today suggested to Nepal that it could promote Bishnumati River Guru Nanak shrine, visited by the first Sikh Guru 500 years ago, as a centre for religious tourism. Guru Nanak Dev visited the river bank in Kathmandu 497 years ago when the Malla dynasty was ruling Nepal, said Pritam Singh of Guru Nanak Satsang in Kathmandu. When the ...

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Mayor sends Sikh birthday message to Barking and Dagenham community

UK: Sikhs celebrating the 544th birthday of the religion’s founder have received a message from the borough’s Mayor. The birthday of the first Sikh guru, Sri Guru Nanak Dev Ji, will be celebrated across the world on Sunday and Mayor of Barking and Dagenham, Cllr Hardial Singh Rai, hopes Sikhs in the borough will enjoy the festivities. Cllr Rai said: ...

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Relics of Tenth Guru to be shifted to Keshgarh Sahib

Anandpur Sahib, Punjab: The relics of Guru Gobind Singh, the tenth Sikh guru, being displayed at Kila Mubarak at Patiala will be shifted to Takht Sri Keshgarh Sahib. This was decided at a meeting convened by SGPC president Avtar Singh Makkar here today. Among those who attended the meeting were Takht Keshgarh Sahib, Jathedar Mal Singh, Ropar MLA Dr Daljit Singh ...

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Bid to save ailing trees at Takht

Bathinda, Punjab: More than 400 years old ailing Jand tree at Jandsar Gurdwara under which Guru Gobind Singh, the 10th Sikh Guru, is known to have tied his horse and two Kreer trees located on the premises of Takht Sri Damdama Sahib at Talwandi Sabo are being revived. Scientists from Punjab Agriculture University (PAU), Ludhiana, and Guru Kashi University (GKU), Talwandi ...

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