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  1. Admin Singh

    Extract: The Untold History Of Sikh Rule Under Ranjit Singh Ji In Lahore

    <iframe width="420" height="315" src="//www.youtube.com/embed/yWxDhT3ybUs" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe> Must Watch: Mr Fakir Syed comes from a distinguished family of nobles of the City of Lahore. He tells the story of how the Muslims of Lahore called upon a Sikh leader, Ranjit...
  2. aristotle

    Heritage Indo-Canadian Billionaire Buys Rare Ranjit Singh Sword

    A Canada-based Punjabi businessman has emerged to be the highest bidder of a historic sword that once belonged to Maharaja Ranjit Singh. The sword inscribed with "Akal Sahai Ranjit Singh Lahore" on the blade in Gurmukhi, was originally put up for auction last month by Mullock's auctioneers in...
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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...
  4. 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...
  5. spnadmin

    Heritage Now A Vegetable Market, Ranjit Singh's Royal Haveli A Picture Of Neglect

    Sikh royal's haveli converted into vegetable market as historian brands it 'a picture of neglect' By Manjeet Sehgal The haveli of Maharaja Ranjit Singh, founder of the Sikh empire, has become a picture of neglect due to the indifferent attitude of the Pakistani Waqf Board, an...
  6. 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...
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    General Babaji Ranjit Singh Dhandrian Wale, Simple Living High Thinking

    Our revered very simple Babas who lead very simple life and preach the public, and guide them to live simple living and high thinking, in those so called preachers of our society is :Baba Ranjit Singh Dhandrian wale who has having a very simple living : just an example, he has having an I-phone...
  8. 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...
  9. Admin 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...
  10. 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...
  11. 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...
  12. 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...
  13. spnadmin

    Heritage Dedicated To All Sikh Women: A Photo Essay From History (by Ranjit Singh 'Freed')

    Photos in this set in order are *taken from Adi Sri Guru Granth Sahib, Steek (Fareedkot Wala Teeka) - Bhasha Vibhag -4th ed 1992 - page 1005 The birth of Guru Nanak - from a Baba Atal Tower fresco - showing Mata Tripta and Bibi Nanaki *from Punjab Painting - RP Srivastava - Abhinav -...
  14. 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...
  15. Admin Singh

    Coinage New Coins Found From The Ranjit Singh Era

    Old silver coins belonging to the Mughal period and the era of Maharaja Ranjit Singh have recently been found in Bhalur village of Moga district, writes Subhash Parihar BHALUR is a small village in Moga district of Punjab, situated 25 km southwest of the district headquarters. Recently, the...
  16. spnadmin

    Firanghis In Ranjit Singh's Darbar

    THE Sikh Kingdom under the benevolent leadership of Maharaja Ranjit Singh (1780-1839) known as ‘Sarkar-e-Khalsa’ and the ‘Lion of the Punjab’ was considered a hegemony amongst all the Indian princely states that were under the jurisdiction of the East India Company in the early part of the 19th...
  17. spnadmin

    Heritage Frescoes Found In Maharja Ranjit Singh's Summer Palace

    Frescoes survive municipal apathy Officials and conservationists have been pleasantly surprised by the discovery of some resplendent frescoes found on the terrace of Maharaja Ranjit Singh’s summer palace here. The only room on the terrace had been out of bounds for the visitors and had...
  18. 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...
  19. 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...
  20. spnadmin

    Events Sikhs Mark 171st Death Anniversary Of Ranjit Singh

    LAHORE: Sikhs from across the world marked the 171st death anniversary of Maharaja Ranjit Singh at the Gurdwara Dera Sahib in which the rituals of the concluding ceremony were performed. The Evacuee Trust Property Board managed the festivities and accommodated the Sikhs. ETPB Additional...
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