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Apr
25

Unusual Offerings at the Shrine of Baba Rode Shah, close to Dera Baba Nanak

Approx 20 kms from Dera Baba Nanak is the town of Fatehgarh Churian. On the outskirts of this town lies Village Bhoma. Thousands of devotees converge here yearly in end March to participate in a two-day Mela, to pay their respects to Baba…

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Apr
25

‘Jhandian’ Ceremony for Bedi Sikh Male Child

It is customary in the Bedis to follow a ritual ceremony called ‘Jhandian’, which is an alternate of the Mundan ceremony in the Hindus. The genesis of the ceremony is probably due to the ritualistic traditions of Hinduism yet continuing in some manner…

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Apr
24

A Bedi Legacy

The Sikh palace of Kallar Syedan An Article by Muzammil Shah as appeared in The Dawn, Pakistan on 06 Sep 2015 If you ever find yourself in Kallar Syedan, a sub-district of Rawalpindi, just ask around for the ‘Babay Da Mehal’. Locals will…

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Apr
21

Quilewale Bedis: Maternal and Paternal Links

Baba Ram Singh Bedi, the 13th peerhi of the great Guru Nanak, had married a Hindu lady, Mata Mel Kaur from the Bhambri family. Baba Ram Singh Bedi had one brother, Baba Lachman Singh Bedi, and four sisters. Of the four sisters, one…

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Apr
15

Bedian Village in Pakistan

It is a matter of pride for Bedis that there is a famous Lahore-Bedian Road starting from the heart of Lahore near the International Airport, passing through Lahore Cantonment and terminating at Village Bedian. Property prices along this road are soaring and there…

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Apr
14

Baba Nanak: The first Guru of the Sikhs, regarded by the Muslims as their Pir.

Baba Nanak, the first Sikh Guru and the founder of the Sikhism, always regarded Hindus and Muslims as equals and referred to himself as neither Hindu nor Muslim. During his travels he visited many Hindu and Muslim pilgrimages including Banaras, Hardwar, Mecca and…

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Apr
12

Bedi Foundation Scholarship Project

The Trustees of Bedi Foundation are pleased to inform that a Scholarship Project has been initiated for award of financial assistance by way of a scholarship to a deserving school leaving child of Dera Baba Nanak. Mata Parshotam Kaur Bedi, wife of late Baba Pritpal…

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Apr
10

Devi Mata Mandir: Repair and Improvement Project.

For past several months, Baba Birjinder Singh Bedi, supported by his aunt Mata Parshotam Kaur Bedi, has been rendering Sewa for the above project at Dera Baba Nanak. The Devi Mata Mandir, a revered place of the Bedis, was in a dilapidated condition…

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Nov
20

want to know our history of haripur hazara (pakistan)

Plsease send me the detail of our family tree and the exact place of gaadi in Pakistan My great grand father name Gurbaksh Singh bedi

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Oct
31

‘Udasi Sant Reeti’ at the Wedding of Bedis’ Sons

It is customary for every Bedi son to go through an Udasi Sant Reeti, a ceremony, before his wedding. This is peculiar only to the Bedis, as this custom is not followed in any other Sikh or Punjabi wedding. This ceremony owes its…

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