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Sikhism Coloring Pages

Sikhism Coloring Pages

Sikhism Coloring Pages: Sikhism was founded in the 16th century in the Punjab district of what is now India and Pakistan. It was founded by Guru Nanak and is based on his teachings, and those of the 9 Sikh gurus who followed him. Below we have coloring pages related to Sikhism, Sikh Gurus and related icons. Sikhism Coloring Pages, Line …

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John Keay Book Review – The Tartan Turban: In Search of Alexander Gardner

John Keay Book Review - The Tartan Turban: In Search of Alexander Gardner

Publisher: Kashi House Pages: 352 Price: Rs 2,400 In one of his exploits, Flashman encounters a scary-looking Pathan in Khalsa-ruled Lahore and believes him an adversary. He, however, turns out to be an ally — and an American to boot. But while our anti-hero narrator is fictional, the American was not, with a long, colourful career of intrigue in Afghanistan, …

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Hazur Sahib: Takht Sachkhand Shri Hazur Abchalnagar Sahib, Nanded, Maharashtra

Hazur Sahib: Takht Sachkhand Shri Hazur Abchalnagar Sahib, Nanded, Maharashtra

Nanded (pronounced Nander), formerly in Hyderabad State is now a district town in Maharashtra. It is a railway station on the Manmad-Secunderabad section of South Central Railway. One of the five Sikh Takhts is located here and the Sikhs reverently refer to it as Hazur Sahib. Nanded is associated with the first and the last of the Sikh Gurus. While …

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Damdama Sahib Gurudwara, Talwandi Sabo, Punjab

Damdama Sahib Gurudwara, Talwandi Sabo, Punjab

Gurdwara Damdama Sahib, the ‘Seat of Temporal Authority’, is indeed one of the revered ‘takhts’ of the Sikhs. This was the place where Guru Gobind Singh, the tenth guru of the Sikhs, took repose from the raging political upheaval and spent time in serenity adding valuable verses to Sri Guru Granth Sahib. Located in the village of Talwandi Sabo near …

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Golden Temple: Harimandir Sahib Gurudwara, Amritsar

Golden Temple: Harimandir Sahib Gurudwara, Amritsar

The Golden temple is also known as Harimandir Sahib and is located in Amritsar, Punjab. It is one of the most sacred shrines for the Sikhs. It is most commonly known as Golden temple because the upper levels of the gurudwara are entirely gold-plated. The gurudwara symbolizes equality, spirituality, brotherhood, honesty and trust. It also represents the historical customs, specific …

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अब्दाली की लूट – Invasion of Ahmad Shah Abdali

अब्दाली की लूट - Invasion of Ahmad Shah Abdali

अहमदशाह अब्दाली नादिरशाह का सेनापति था। जब नादिरशाह से सन 1739 में मुहम्मशाह रंगीले के समय दिल्ली को लूटा तो उस समय अब्दाली भी उस के साथ था। नादिरशाह कोहनूर हीरा और तख़्तेताऊस के अलावा सत्तर करोड़ रुपए की कीमत के हिरेजवाहरात, सोनाचांदी लूट कर ले गया था, अफगान सरदार अब्दाली ने इस लूट को अपनी आंखों से देखा था, …

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काशी विश्वनाथ मंदिर, काशी, उत्तर प्रदेश

काशी विश्वनाथ मंदिर, काशी, उत्तर प्रदेश

परमेश्वर शिव का एक नाम महादेव भी है और वो इसलिए है क्योंकि वह देव, दानव, यक्ष, किन्नर, नाग, मनुष्य, सभी के द्वारा पूजे जाते हैं। श्रावण मास में सबसे अधिक वर्षा होती है जो महारुद्र के अंगारक रुपी देह को शीतलता प्रदान करती है। जल ही तो जीवन है जो जल नहीं तो जीवन का कल भी नहीं है। …

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