May 7, 2011
What Red Cross does now, Bhai Kanhaiya used to do 200 years ago
As the world celebrates International Red Cross Day today, Sikh bodies and state govt seek recognition of his services
Naveen S Garewal
Tribune News Service
The preacher of philanthropy
Bhai Kanhaiya, a disciple...
A Portrait of Sewa & Simran - History of Bhai Kanhaiya Ji
Long before Florence Nightingale, Clara Barton (pioneers in nursing wounded soldiers) and before Henry Dunant chanced upon the battlefield of Solferino, where 34,000 men of...
BHAI KHANIYA (1648-1718), was a Sikh of Guru Tegh Bahadur and was the founder of the Sevapanthi or Addanshahi sect of the Sikhs. Bhai Sahib was born in a Dhamman Khatri family of Sodhara near Wazirabad in Sialkot district (now in Pakistan). His father was a wealthy trader, but he himself being...
History of Bhai Kanhaiya Ji
Initiator of Red Cross A Portrait of Sewa & Simran
It was Sri Guru Tegh Bahadur Ji who planted the seed for sewa in the heart of Bhai Kanhaiya Ji. Later in life this virtue would earn hi the blessings of Guru Gobind Singh Ji, and it is here that our story begins...