The Sikh Darbar at Lahore and the Fakir Brothers
By Fakir S. Aijazuddin
Exclusive excerpts from ‘The Resourceful Fakirs: Three Muslim Brothers at the Sikh Court of Lahore.’
Punjab, the area to which...
When you enter Bhati Gate and walk up Bazaar Hakeeman, just after the first mound dips and the second starts, to the right is a beautiful old ‘haveli’. This is the famous Fakirkhana, the house of the famous Fakir family, for in the reign of Maharajah Ranjit Singh three brothers, all powerful...
The Real Ranjit Singh: An Account based on the Archive of Fakir Family
Department of Physics, Guru Nanak Dev University, Amritsar-143005
History is not science and it can be twisted to suit the whims of the ruling class. Much has been written about Maharaja Ranjit Singh during his...
Fakir attracts huge birthday crowds
Sunday 20 February 2005, 10:43 Makka Time, 7:43 GMT
A Russian politician is among those travelling to meet
Thousands are flocking to the northern Indian
farmlands of Gadaipur on the outskirts of New Delhi
for spiritual fulfillment at the...