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BHAI PHERU, GURDWARA (also called Gurdwara Sangat Sahib), named after its founder, the well known Udasi Sikh preacher Bhai Pherii (1640-1706), is located at Mien ki Maur, in Chuniari tahsil of Lahore district in Pakistan. During Sikh times, large endowments in land extending to about 2,750 acres were inscribed to the shrine which was administered by a line of priests belonging to Sangat Sahib Ke sect of Udasi Sikhs. As a campaign for bringing the Sikh places of worship under the management of a central body, the Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee, formed in 1920, negotiations were opened with the mahant or custodian for the transfer of the Bhai Pheru Gurdwara and the landed property attached to it.
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BAOLI SAHIB GURUDWARA ,This Gurudwara is situated in the famous busy market of Dabbi Bazaar in the centre of Lahore city. One side of this Gurudwara adjoins Dabbi Bazaar, the second is adjacent to Laha Bazaar, the third opens on Kesera Bazaar and the fourth borders to stay there. The Guru got a baoli built there.In A.D. 1599, when Guru Arjan Dev, the redeeemer of the mankind came to Lahore, Bhai Chhajju Bhagat came along with a pathan to pay his respect to the Guru and put a bag full of 282 mohars at the feet of the Guru, requesting him to utalise the same for religious works.
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BAOLI SAHIB GURUDWARA,SRI GURU AMARDAS,LAHORE: This place is situated close to the birth place of Guru Ram Das in Chuni Mandi, opposite Multani Muhalla. When Guru Amar Das visited Lahore, he sanctified this place with his holy presence. The fifth Guru, Guru Arjan Dev Ji also stayed at Baoli, Dabbi Bazar when ever he was in Lahore. The sangat got a (baoli) built at this place. A rostrum (thara) still stands as a remenant but the baoli has been desecrated after the partition.
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BHAI BUDHU DA AWA, GURUDWARA:This place is situated at Shalimar Road near Gulabi Gate (where the Sikh National College stood). It was earlier the brick klin of Bhai Budhu. Due to the admontition of Bhai Kamliya, the bricks remained raw. When Bhai Budhu went to Guru Arjan Dev for asking what to do, the Guru said that he could not alter what had been utterd by a devout Sikh but assured the Sikh that these bricks would be sold at the discarded price.
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CHAKKI SAHIB GURUDWARA, EMINABAD Janamsakhis also mention Guru Nanak Dev's being made a prisoner at the hands of Babar's men. He was made to grind corn with a hand-driven millstone (chakki in Punjabi), but his captors were surprised to see that the millstone revolved by itself while the prisoner only poured grist into it. When the miracle was reported to Babar, he himself came the Guru, and after talking to him he set free not only the but all other prisoners too, many of whom became the Guru's followers.
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Gurudwara Chowbachcha Sahib at Dharampura, Lahore Chowbachcha Sahib bus stop lies between Mughalpura and Dharampura by the canal flowing through Lahore. Chowbachcha Sahib the shrine of Ram Rai Ji is situated in the locality north of this bus stop. It is a spacious building. The main door is very huge. About 200 steps inside the main enterance the passage splits into two lanes. There is a small round door. It is the door of Gurdwara Sahib. There are four similar doors.
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DIWAN KHANA GURUDWARA, LAHORE:This Gurdwara is situated near Chuni Mandi chowk, close to the birth place of Guru Ram Das ji. The Guru's ancestors belonged to Lahore. At the time of the marriage of one the sons his elder brother, Sahari Mal, the Guru asked his son (Guru) Arjan Dev to attend the cere money, as he himself was unable to attend the same.
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JANAMASTHAN BEBE NANAKI, GURUDWARA at Dera Chahal Distt Lahore The village called Dera Chahal is in the jurisdiction of P.S. Burki of district Lahore. This village is at a distance of 35 km from Lahore while going to Ghawindi. There is a shrine of Jagat Guru Nanak Dev Ji in this village and Gurdwara is also called Janamasthan Baybay (Mother) Nanaki. Guru Nanak Dev Ji visited this village many a time because his maternal grand parents were from this village. It was here that Bebe Nanaki , the elder sister of the Guru, was born in Samvat 1524.
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KHUHI BHAI LALO JI, GURUDWARA Gurdwara Khuhi Bhai Lalo Ji: Bhai Lab was a carpenter living at Eminabad. Guru Nanak Dev stayed with him on several occasions. Bhai Lalo's house became a dharmsal, meeting place for local followers of the Guru, and was later developed into Gurdwara which was named after a khuhi(narrow well) which existed even when the old house had crumbled. Bhai Lalu, a resident of Saidpur (Eminabad), was a carpenter of Getaura caste.
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LAHURA SAHIB GURUDWARA, GHAWINDI DISTT LAHORE The village called Ghawindi is on Lahore-Ghawindi road. It is two kilometer from Ghawindi and the shrine of Jagat Guru called Lahura Sahib is located in this village. Guru Nanak had come to this village from "Jahman" and stayed under the benign shade of a Lahura tree, thus the shrine came to be called Lahura Sahib. Lahura tree is also known as Rahura or Rahira.

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