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Tuesday, 30 November 1999 00:00
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...
Tuesday, 30 November 1999 00:00
CHHEHARTA SAHIB, GURDWARA, 7 km west of Amritsar (31° 38`N, 74° 52`E), is named after a well got sunk by Guru Arjan (1563-1606). The well was so wide that six Persian wheels installed around it could operate simultaneously. Hence its name Chheharta, lit. having six (chhe) Persian wheels (hart or...
Tuesday, 30 November 1999 00:00
BAOLI SAHIB GURUDWARA,,VILLAGE NANAKMATA Gurudwara Baoli Sahib is associated with the first Guru, Guru Nanak Dev ji who came here during his Third Udasi or travel in 1514 A.D. The yogis, using their occult powers, dried up all the water in this area. They then challenged Guru ji to bring...
Tuesday, 30 November 1999 00:00
BANGLA SAHIB GURUDWARA, ROHTAK This Gurdwara is dedicated to the Ninth Guru, Guru Tegh Bahadur Sahib Ji. He came here in 1675 while going from Jind to Delhi. He stayed at this place for a few days. A well that existed at the time of his visit is also present...
Tuesday, 30 November 1999 00:00
BANDA BAHADUR GURUDWARA, NEW DELHI In every faith and every land, whenever men become corrupt, despotic and tyrannous, God sends a scourge like me to punish them and teach them a lesson". Thus spoke Banda Singh Bahadur a great Sikh hero in reply to a question put to him by...
Tuesday, 30 November 1999 00:00
BAHER SAHIB GURUDWARA, VILLAGE BAHER Guru Tegh Bahadur came to this village from Nandpur-Kalaur and were on his way to Dadu Majra-Bhagrana. It is believed that while Guru ji was resting he saw an old women along with the dead body of her only son. When he inquired as to...
Tuesday, 30 November 1999 00:00
BAD TIRATH SAHIB GURUDWARA, VILLAGE HARIPURA Gurdwara Bad Tirath Sahib is associated with the First Guru, Guru Nanak Dev Ji as well as the Tenth Guru, Guru Gobind Singh Ji. A deep pool of water to the north of the village, was an ancient place of pilgrimage known as Bad...
Tuesday, 30 November 1999 00:00
BABEKSAR GURUDWARA, DISTT AMRITSAR Bhai Gurdas laid the foundation of the Gurdwara in 1622. Guru Hargobind established a camp here for his cavalry and soldiers soon after. Guru Hargobind said that anyone who bathed in the pool would receive the benefits of rational thinking (Babek).
Tuesday, 30 November 1999 00:00
BABA BAKALA GURUDWARA, AMRITSAR The historical shrine at Baba Bakala is associated with an important event in Sikh history. Here Makhan Shah Lubana declared from house top that he had found the true Guru. It may be recalled that before his death at Delhi on March30, 1664 Guru Harkrishan mumbled...
Tuesday, 30 November 1999 00:00
the child left for his heavenly abode. It is at the point of the terrestrial exist of Baba Atal Rai that a nine storeys Gurdwara symbolic of his 9 years of existence was constructed. It is known as Baba Atal"
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