Charan pāhul

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(Pañjābī, ‘foot-initiation’).

Hindu initiation ritual continued by Sikh Gurūs. Gurū Gobind Siṅgh replaced charan pāhul with khaṇḍe-dī-pāhul, initiation with the khaṇḍā on Baisākhī day 1699. See also AMRIT.

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