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    UK Maharaja Ranjit Singh Listening To The Holy Sri Guru Granth Sahib Ji Jee

    Today on my Khalsabook account, I received this attached picture of Maharaja Ranjit Singh listening to the holy scripture. One thing I could not understand was, that how a Gursikh of Ranjit Singh's calibre could himself sit under a canopy (Chandoa) and Sri Guru Granth Sahib Ji jee does not...
  2. aristotle

    Heritage Key Documents Related To Maharaja Ranjit Singh Yet To Be Translated

    PATIALA: The picture of Maharaja Ranjit Singh's life and Khalsa Durbar lies in over 8,000 official documents kept in Anarkali's tomb, Lahore. The documents have been written in Persian and need to be translated into Punjabi or English, said Fakir S Aijazudin, an art historian from Lahore, in...
  3. aristotle

    Heritage The Curious Case Of Maharaja's 'missing' Painting

    After a century-old painting of Maharaja Balbir Singh of Faridkot estate went missing some time back, an unsavoury controversy was created. A retired senior judicial official in Faridkot was accused of stealing this hand- coloured painting and selling it off for over Rs 35 lakh in the antique...
  4. spnadmin

    Empire Of The Sikhs: The Life And Times Of Maharaja Ranjit Singh

    Empire of the Sikhs: The Life and Times of Maharaja Ranjit Singh, by Patwant Singh & ***** M. Rai, http://www.strategypage.com/bookreviews/932.asp London: Peter Owen/Chicago Independent Publishers Group, 2009. Pp. 312. Illus., maps, append., notes, biblio, index. $31.95 paper. ISBN...
  5. spnadmin

    Heritage Rare Account Of Maharaja Ranjit Singh’s Court Up For Auction In UK

    Rare account of Maharaja Ranjit Singh’s court up for auction in UK Shyam Bhatia http://www.tribuneindia.com/2013/20130821/world.htm#2 A rare account of Maharaja Ranjit Singh’s court, written in French by the French botanist and geologist Victor Jacquemont, is being offered for sale on...
  6. spnadmin

    Yadavindra Singh: Maharaja Of The Sikh Kingdom Of Patiala

    Yadavindra Singh: The Great Maharaja of The Sikh Kingdom of Patiala by ROOPINDER SINGH http://www.sikhchic.com/people/yadavindra_singh_the_great_maharaja_of_the_sikh_kingdom_of_patiala January 7 marks the 100 centennial of the birth of Yadavindra Singh. Nature gave him the...
  7. Aman Singh

    Events Prince Of Punjab And Perthshire: Remembering Maharajah Duleep Singh

    SIKHS AND Scots will gather at Kenmore tomorrow to remember a young Indian prince and his infant son, who is buried in the village churchyard, writes Billy Briggs. In a tiny graveyard in Perthshire tomorrow, a piper will play a lament and the gathered crowd will pay homage to an infant Indian...
  8. spnadmin

    Heritage Maharaja Ranjit Singh's Palace Faces Neglect

    Maharaja Ranjit Singh’s palace faces neglect PK Jaiswar Tribune News Service http://www.tribuneindia.com/2010/20101105/punjab.htm#7 Amritsar, November 4 Even after the Centre declared the historic summer palace of Maharaja Ranjit Singh a protected monument six years back, the...
  9. spnadmin

    Sikhs Observe 172nd Death Anniversary Of Maharaja Ranjit Singh

    Sikhs observer 172nd death anniversary of Maharaja Ranjit Singh Punjab Newsline Network Wednesday, 29 June 2011 The images are of the haveli or burial place and a Persian style minature of the Lahore court gathered at his death. LAHORE, June 29, 2011: The members of Sikh...
  10. Archived_Member16

    Heritage Golden Temple May Go Public With Its Treasure

    Golden Temple may go public with its treasure As of now one can see rare relics, ornaments only during ‘jalau’, a show of splendour Perneet Singh/TNS Amritsar, January 21 Soon pilgrims visiting the Golden Temple may not have to wait for a special occasion like the Gurpurb to catch a...
  11. spnadmin

    Maharaja Ranjit Singh

    Note: This comes from a Pakistani source and contains many details of which I was not previously aware. That does not mean they are not true of course. These details may be backed up by sources that the author has access to. Nonetheless, it is interesting to compare accounts. Overall, the...
  12. spnadmin

    Events Forgotten Forts Of Pinjore

    Forgotten Forts of Pinjore Ajay Bahadur Singh, Tribune India, 9th May 2010 Photo: A view of the Pinjore fort. To oust the Mughals, men and women suffering from goitre were directed to stand along the walls of the Pinjore fort every day to be seen by its custodians. Fearing infection, the...
  13. spnadmin

    Heritage Canadian Art Gallery Displaying Sikh Maharaja Ranjit Singh’s Throne

    Prestigious Art Gallery of Ontario (AGO) in Toronto is displaying Sikh Maharaja Ranjit Singh’s famed throne as a part of its exhibition “Maharaja: The Splendour of India's Royal Courts”, which opened on November 20 and shall continue till April three. Organized by London’s Victoria and...
  14. spnadmin

    Events Chronicle Of Sikh Massacres (viii) Hindu Dogras Betray The Sarkar Khalsa Of Maharaja Ranjit Singh

    After Maharaja RANJIT SINGH—Betrayal by Dogra Brothers----[Suchet Gulab and Dhyan Chand Jammu Dogras]-&---Purbia Hindus-Eastern UP- 1839 A.D - 1849 A.D. The turbulent years Photo 1 is image of Gulab Singh Dogra Photo 2 is image of Suchet Singh Dogra Photo 3 is image of Maharaja Ranjit...
  15. spnadmin

    S Asia Pak Politician Apologises For Calling Maharaja Ranjit Singh Corrupt

    A top Pakistani politician who berated the great Sikh ruler Maharaja Ranjit Singh as the epitome of mismanagement and corruption has apologised saying he has had a change of mind. Leader of opposition in Pakistan's parliament, Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan, who in the past frequently referred...
  16. spnadmin

    Heritage Lahore: The Maharaja And The Fakir (Sikh Nugget)

    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...
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    300 Sikhs Attend Maharaja Ranjit Singh’s Death Anniversary

    Khalsa Ji, Visit Link: 300 Indian Sikhs to attend Maharaja Ranjit Singh?s death anniversary in Pak | Top News Our so-called Panthic parties have granted holiday on Raja Agrasen but not celebrated Maharaja's Day, while He was the founder of Khalsa Raj. While they make hue and cry for...
  18. spnadmin

    Raj Babbar's Serial On Maharaja Ranjit Singh To Debut On TV

    Raj Babbar's Serial on Maharaja Ranjit Singh to Debut on TV India Journal - South Asian News for Southern California After wait of five years, Bollywood actor-director and Congress MP Raj Babbar’s mega serial on great ruler, Maharaja Ranjit Singh, is finally ready for its debut on the small...
  19. Vikram singh

    Sikh News Babbar Plans Rs.125 Crore Film On Maharaja Ranjit Singh

    Mon, Apr 12 12:52 PM Chandigarh, April 12 (IANS) After making a television serial on Maharaja Ranjit Singh, actor-politician Raj Babbar is determined to fulfil his dream of making films on eminent Sikh rulers although the budget of one movie has touched a whopping Rs.125 crore. 'I will certainly...
  20. spnadmin

    World War 2 Sikh Maharaja Of Patiala (Vintage Photo From WW II)

    Title of article from Life Magazine: Sikh Maharaja fights for India and the British Empire Forwarded by forum member Tejwant Singh Malik ji :happysingh:
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