TĪRATHĀ, BHĀĪ, a devoted Sikh of the time of Gurū Hargobind. According to Bhāī Manī Siṅgh Sikhāṅ dī Bhagat Mālā, the Gurū advised him to serve holy men. Answering his query as to how to recognize a holy man, the Gurū said, "Serve all your Sikh brethren, and you will certainly meet among them a gurmukh or one to the Divine adapted whose words will bring you solace." Tīrathā also served in the Mughal army as a soldier.
Major Gurmukh Siṅgh (Retd.)