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Buḍhā, Bhāī

Buḍhā, Bhāī (16th cent. CE). Respected contemporary of the first six Sikh Gurūs. In 1604 he became the first granthī, upon the installation of Arjan Dev's compilation of the Ādi Granth in the Harimandir whose construction he had supervised. Following the Gurū's execution and during the imprisonment of Gurū Hargobind, whose adviser he was, Bhāī Buḍhā and Bhāī Gurdās administered the Sikh community.

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