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  1. The 200 year old darshan deori at tarn taran sahib is getting demolished by kar sewa babas. That's another bit of our heritage going gone ... https://sikhsiyasat.net/2019/03/30/historic-darshani-deori-of-tarn-taran-sahib-being-demolished-tonight/
  2. Found this video on youtube which has been uploaded not that long ago. place is qilla patti in patti. this is the place where baby sikh boys were murdered and made into garlands and put around their mothers necks. the singh in the video mentions how nobody knows about this place and how the kar sewa babeh haven't destroyed it and made it into a gurdwara. looks like the place is being renovated. tried finding out more about this place and there is absolutely no info about this place apart from 2 pics of the qila this place should be preserved in memory of those sikh mothers who sacrificed their sons for sikhi
  3. puzzled

    19th century Sikh photos

    Sikh photos from the 19th century. These are some of the earliest photos of Sikhs and Gurdwareh Harmandir Sahib 1857-1858 At the back you can see the lost palace with the tall arches, which is believed to be Maharaja Ranjit Singhs palace. It was later demolished by the British and was replaced by the Gothic clock tower! 1859 1862 the british gothic tower under construction 1870s 1870s 1880s, you can see all the bungas on the parikarma, most of these belonged to the sikh misls and the sardars of maharaja ranjit singhs darbar 1850s 1850s 1850s Sikh priests 1850s 1860s 1860s Anandpur sahib city, 1850s-1870s it actually looked like a fort! 1879 1880 1860s 1860s nihungs at baba atal rai 1870s Maharaja Ranjit Singhs tomb 1863 Maharaja Ranjit Singhs tomb, lahore 1880 Sikh woman with daughter and granddaughters 1890s Sikh bride 1890, looks very different to modern punjabi brides! Sikh health worker in Karachi 1897 Maharaja Ranjit Singh granddaughter, Princes Sophia maharaja ranjit singhs tomb 1880s 1870s 1860s sikhs, Gujranwala, 1960s Sikhs, Lahore, 1860s Sikh police, Hong Kong, 1870s Sikh mill workers, Canada, 1895 1850s
  4. http://dailysikhupdates.com/historical-weapons-maharaja-ranjit-singh-stolen-video/ I'm lost for words. It's a bloody good job the british took his golden throne, the kohinoor diamond and whatever else. Our heritage is being lost, looted and destroyed in punjab. At least the british have preserved what they took and made it available to the public.
  5. Waheguru Tunnel an old drainage pipe: SGPC Yudhvir Rana, TNN Nov 26, 2013, 05.23AM IST AMRITSAR: A Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC) official has clarified that the tunnel-like structure discovered beneath the surface near the 'langar' hall of the Golden Temple in Amritsar was a drainage pipe laid in earlier times. SGPC additional secretary Diljit Singh Bedi told TOI, "After inspecting the mysterious structure, we found it to be a drainage pipe laid a few centuries ago, which has been covered now." A sewadar (worker) at the Golden Temple chanced upon a tunnel-like structure and a small room made of Nanakshahi bricks while digging near the 'langar' hall of the shrine. Initially, people believed that the tunnel was an ancient secret passage, which was used during the days of Maharaja Ranjit Singh or a passage to connect with other gurdwaras in the Holy City. Sources in SGPC told that in olden days there used to be a network of underground tunnels, which were used by messengers for delivering letters and other messages from Lahore to Delhi and were also used as secret passages in case of emergency. However, SGPC didn't take the advice of archaeological experts to ascertain whether the structures were of historical importance. A similar underground passage was discovered while digging in the area of Gurdwara Lohgarh located in the walled city in 2010 as well. It was then suggested that the tunnel was either a secret passage connecting Lohgarh Fort and Gobindgarh Fort or an ancient sewerage pipe but experts were not consulted. Conservator Rajnish Khosla questioned, "How can one reach at a logical conclusion without consulting experts?" He suggested that the tunnel discovered underneath should be covered with glass and preserved for future generations. "This could be a curious sight showcasing rich Sikh architecture for lakhs of devotees who visit Golden Temple everyday," said Khosla. Readers' opinions (1) Sort by:Newest|Oldest hamzaji () 26 Nov, 2013 03:40 PM "After inspecting the mysterious structure, we found it to be a drainage pipe laid a few centuries ago, which has been covered now." There was no sewage system with pipes a few centuries ago. Source: http://articles.timesofindia.indiatimes.com/2013-11-26/india/44485407_1_drainage-pipe-golden-temple-langar-hallWaheguru
  6. If there was a huge building made somewhere in India, like Delhi or perhaps Punjab, or where there is a prominent/sizable Sikh population, what could it be used for in order to do Sikhi parchar to youth and children, or generally Sikhs of all ages? Like there is Badal's controversial Viraasat-E-Khalsa, but that promotes a lot of Punjabi culture. This should be just for Sikhi as a way to do parchar? What would you do in the building or put in there (if Sikhs got together and built such a huge building)? Ideas? Please discuss...
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