Monday, March 28, 2011

History Of Baba Vadbhag Singh


VADBHAG SINGH SODHl (1716-61), a lineal descendant of Guru Hargobind (1595-1644) through the latter's son, Baba Gurditta, and grandson, Dhir Mall, was born the son of Sodhi Ram Singh on 13 August 1716 at Kartarpur, in present-day Jalandhar district of the Punjab . Vadbhag Singh became chief of Kartarpur owned by the family as a freehold grant since 1598, after the death of his father in 1737. Ahmad Shah Durrani during his fourth invasion of India in 1756/57 annexed Punjab to his empire and appointed his young son, Taimur, governor of Lahore , with his trusted general Jahan Khan as his deputy and de facto administrator. In April/May 1757, two Afghan troopers travelling from Sirhind to Lahore were murdered near Kartarpur.

Jahan Khan had Sodhi Vadbhag Singh, the chief of the area, arrested, and tortured him mercilessly. The latter's followers rescued him during the night and took him to a distant village, Mairi, in the hills that now form part of Una district of Himachal Pradesh. The Afghans chagrined at the escape of the prisoner, pillaged Kartarpur and the neighboring country and, helped by Nasir 'All Jalandhar, burnt down the Sikh temple along with the sacred relic, Thamm Sahib, the Holy Prop, and desecrated the holy tank. When Sikhs, consolidated into the Dal Khalsa under the overall command of Sardar Jassa Singh Ahluvalia, heard of the outrage, they conjointly with Adina Beg Khan, the ousted raujdar of Jalandhar Doab, attacked Jalandhar in December 1757 to avenge the spoliation of Kartarpur. A 20,000 strong Afghan army sent by Jahan Khan from Lahore was routed near Mahilpur and its artillery and baggage train were captured. A few months later, the Sikhs, aided by a strong Maratha army, drove the Afghans out of the Punjab . 

Sodhi Vadbhag Singh, however, did not return to Kartarpur and continued to reside in Mairi where he died on 31 December 1761 and where a shrine called Dera Vadbhag Singh now stands in his honour, attracting visitors and pilgrims all the year round. The Dera is in popular belief connected with exorcism of evil spirits. Many go there to be so treated.

26 comments:

  1. dhan dhan baba vadbhag singh ji :)

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  2. Dhan Dhan Baba Wadbhag Singh Ji....
    Dhan Dhan Veer Nahar Singh Ji....

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  3. Dhan Dhan Baba Wadbhag Singh Ji....
    Dhan Dhan Veer Nahar Singh Ji....

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  4. Dhan dhan baba vadbhag singh ji......dhan dhan veer nahar singh ji......

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  5. Dhan Dhan Baba Vadbhag Singh Ji...
    Dhan Dhan Veer Nahar Singh Ji...

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  6. dhan dhan baba vadbhag singh ji.

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  7. dhan dhan baba vadbhag singh g
    dhan dhan baba nahar singh g baba g kirpa kro daas d ardaas kbool kro.
    dhan dhan baba g

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  8. Dhan Dhan Baba Vadbhag singh ji

    Dhan Dhan Veer Nahar Singh ji

    Dhan Dhan Bibi Bhaani ji

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  9. satnam waheguru .. dhan dhan baba wadhbhag singh ji..

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  10. Jai ho baba vadhbhag singh g. Jai baba balroopi g

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  12. Dhan dhan baba vadhbagh singh ji.....

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  13. Dhan Dhan Baba Vadbhag singh ji,

    Dhan Dhan Veer Nahar Singh ji,

    Dhan Dhan Bibi Bhaani ji,

    Dhan Dhan Mata Raj kaur ji,

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  14. dhan shiri guru wadbhag singh g sache patshah mere baba g.
    dhan nahar singh g..
    jo bole sohnihal satshiri akal

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  15. baba vadbhag singh guru gobind de time si te je uss time bhoot se (nahar singh ) ta baba deep singh guru gobind singh ji te onha nu kyun nahi patta lagga nahi ta ohhooo ve mugal badsha lai unha bhota nu istmal karr lende te sikh dhram de rakhi karr de sirf baba vadbhag singh ji nu hi kithi labh gaye jadd ke guru gobind singh ji apni sari life hi jangla wich rahe unha nu koi bhoot kyun nahi millya kuch socho te ans.. karo...
    vishwas karo andvishwas nahi mere dosto

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    1. din hai tah raat vi , sach hai ta juth v , rab hai tah bhoot v

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    2. DEAR======== JO KUCH HUA HAI YA HO RAHA HAI YA HOGA BO SAB KUCH US AKAL PURAKH KI MARJI SE HO RAHA HAI HAME AISE KISI BHI SANT MAHATMA KE UPAR GALAT DHARNA NAHI RAKHNI CHAHIEA

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  16. Dhan Dhan baba Vadhbhag singh ji
    dukhiyan da sahara baba vadhbhag ji

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  17. Dhan Dhan Baba Wadbagh Singh Ji!!!!!
    Dhan Dhan Veer NAhar Singh JI !!!

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