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BHAI SUBEGH SINGH SHEBAZ SINGH JI

Bhai Subegh Singh Ji & Bhai Shehbaz Singh Ji

Bhai Subegh Singh Ji & Bhai Shehbaz Singh Ji

Bhai Subeg Singh was resident of village Jumber district Lahore. He was well educated and scholar of Persian. He was working as a government contractor at Lahore. He mediated between the government and the Sikhs in 1733 A.D., when the Dal Khalsa was given an estate. During 1745 A.D., when the Governor Zakria Khan could not pass urine, Bhai Subeg Singh was sent by him to the Dal Khalsa. As advised by the leader, the Governor had kept on passing urine when hit on the head with the shoe of Bhai Taru Singh.

After the death of Zakria Khan on the 1st July, 1745 A.D., his son, Yahiya Khan became the Governor of Lahore. To avenge the death of his brother Jaspat Rai, who had died in an encounter with the Singhs near Eminabad in January, 1746 A.D...

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BHAI DYALA JI

Bhai Dyala Ji

Bhai Dyala Ji was son of Bhai Mai Dass and younger brother of martyr Bhai Mani Singh ji. His grandfather, Balu Ram had attained martyrdom while fighting in Guru Hargobind’s first battle of faith against the Mughals. Bhai Mati Dass came to Kiratpur for an audience with Guru Har Rai in 1657 A.D. While returning, he left his three elder sons for service of the Guru’s institution.

Bhai Dyala Ji was fifteen when he entered the Guru’s institution.On recommendation from Diwan Durga Mall, Guru Tegh Bahadur made him minister for domestic affairs. In 1665 A.D., when Guru Tegh Bahadur went to Assam from Patna, he left him at Patna to look after his family. The birth of (Guru) Gobind Singh took place under his care and service and he looked after the prince till he reached Anandpur.

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BHAI MATI DASS JI

Bhai Mati Dass Ji

Bhai Mati Das came from a Brahman family of village Kariala in the district of Jhelum (Pakistan). He was the eldest son of Bhai Praga. His grandfather, Mahatma Gautam Das, used to be a deeply religious man of noble, saintly character. He was loved and respected by all, Hindus and Muslims alike. Bhai Praga was a strong stalwart. He had the body and the strength of a giant. He embraced the Sikh faith during Guru Har Gobind’s time. He lived the life of a true Sikh. His life was a model for others. He was a prominent saint-soldier of Guru Har Gobind’s. He took a hero’s part in Guru Har Gobind’s battle. He had four sons: Bhai Mati Das, Sati Das, Jati Das and Sakhi Das. Bhai Mati Das was a strongly built as his father, Bhai Praga...

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BABA BANDA SINGH BAHADUR

Baba Banda Singh Bahadur

Baba Banda Singh Bahadur

Baba Banda Singh Bahadur was the first Singh King who established Sikh rule in a large part of Punjab. Lachhman Das was his childhood name. He was born to Rajput parents. He wa very fond of hunting in his early life. One he hunted a she dear who was pregnant. The dying animal gave birth to two kids who also died along with their mother before the eyes of Lachhman Das.

He was thoroughly shaken by the incident and ovecome with grief, he renounced the world and became a Bairagi Sadhu adopting first one Janki Das as his Guru, and later some others, but none of them being true Guru, could provide him peace of mind. He turned to tantric sadhus and acquired some miracle powers...

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MATA SAHIB DEVAN KAUR JI

Mata Sahib Kaur

Mata Sahib Devan Kaur

Mata Sahib Devan Kaur Ji is known as the “Mother of the Khalsa”. Mata Sahib Kaur Ji, who was called ‘Sahib Devan’ before receiving Amrit, was the spiritual Mother of the Khalsa, however some historians have mistakenly confused Mata Sahib Kaur Ji as having been to Sri Guru Gobind Singh Sahib Ji.

Mata Sahib Devan’s father wished her daughter to marry Sri Guru Gobind Singh Sahib Ji, however as the Guru was already married, her father asked the Guru’s permission for Mata Sahib Devan to live in the Guru’s house as Sikh and serve the Guru and his family. Therefore, Mata Sahib Devan was never married and never had a physical relationship with the Guru...

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