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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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Oct
21

Bedian Da Mandir (Devi Mata Mandir), DBN

In the Qilewale Bedi families, Devi Mata Mandir in DBN is spoken of very often. Not many in the present generation of Bedis know the genesis or the holiness of this small temple that lies in the area close to the present anaaj…

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Oct
14

Baba Pritpal Singh Bedi (14th Peerhi)

He was the youngest of the seven brothers and was born to Baba Ram Singh Bedi (Quilewale) and Mata Mel Kaur on 28 Dec 1919. He also had two older sisters and a younger one. In those days it was probably the done…

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Oct
12

Risaldar Dalip Singh Bedi of 11th King Edward’s Own Lancers (Probyn’s Horse).

Baba Dalip Singh Bedi (13th Peerhi) was the first cousin of Baba Ram Singh Bedi. He was the son of Baba Nanak Baksh Singh Bedi who was brother of Baba Gobind Baksh Singh Bedi, father of Baba Ram Singh Bedi. He was a…

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Oct
12

Baba Ram Singh Bedi (13th Peerhi)

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From old files of Baba Pritpal Singh Bedi, it emerges that Baba Ram Singh Bedi had started his career in the Railway Police, where he served for a few years. He had received a Certificate of Proficiency on 24 May 1899 from G…

Oct
6

Babe Di Meher

This is a phrase often used in our lives. This was very aptly used by Kaku (Tikka Brijinder S Bedi) recently at Dera Baba Nanak (DBN) and we literally experienced it. We were in DBN on a day visit and had flown into…

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Sep
25

Drug De-Addiction Campaign for Dera Baba Nanak

It is depressing to note that drug addiction seems to have afflicted practically every household in the villages of Punjab. This is also true of the DBN town. The most probable cause is the easy movement from across the border. The Govt of…

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