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Historic Gurdwaras in Punjab

Historic Gurdwaras in Punjab (38)

Tuesday, 30 November 1999 00:00
ZAFARNAMAH SAHIB - It is a Gurdwara, at village Dialpura Bhai Ka, built in the memory of the visit by Guru Gobind Singh Sahib. According to a local tradition, it is here that Guru Sahib wrote Zafarnamah (literally: letter of victory); hence the name of the Gurdwara. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle ||...
Tuesday, 30 November 1999 00:00
THARA SAHIB, an half-a-metre high and 5-metre square marble-paved platform stands in the open space in front of Damdama Sahib. It was here that Guru Tegh Bahadur received the group of Kashmiri Pandits who called on him in 1675. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});
Tuesday, 30 November 1999 00:00
TAHLA SAHIB, GURDWARA, sacred to both Guru Tegh Bahadur and Guru Gobind Singh, is in the revenue limits of Rajgarh Kubbe, a village 5 km southeast of Maur Kalan (30"4 N, 75"14E), in Bathinda district of the Punjab. Lying 2.5 km to the west of the village, there used to...
Tuesday, 30 November 1999 00:00
GURDWARA SHAHIDGANJ BABA GURBAKHSH SINGH, a small shrine standing in a narrow bazar behind the Akal Bunga, commemorates the saga of heroism of Baba Gurbakhsh Singh Nihang and his twenty-nine comrades who faced a Durrani horde in December 1764 and fell to the last man fighting in defence of the...
Tuesday, 30 November 1999 00:00
SHAHID BABA DEEP SINGH GURUDWARA, AMRITSAR The great Sikh scholar and martyr Baba Deep Singh was mortally wounded here. In 1762 the Afghan invader Ahmed Shah Abdali ordered the Golden Temple blown up and the Sacred Tank filled in. Baba Deep Singh the greatest Sikh scholar of his time took...
Tuesday, 30 November 1999 00:00
ROHLA SAHIB, GURDWARA, within the limits of Jangi Rana, a village 20 km southwest of Bathinda (30° 14`N, 74° 59`E), is sacred to Guru Gobind Singh who, according to Sdkhi Potht, once put up here near a shrine commemorating a martyr, barber Rohla. The older shrine no longer exists. The...
Tuesday, 30 November 1999 00:00
PARIVAR VICHHORA, GURDWARA, situated on the north bank of the rivulet Sarsa, about 12 km north of Ropar (30°58`N, 76° 31`E) in the Punjab, signifies the tragic happenings that followed the evacuation of Anandpur by Guru Gobind Singh. `Parivar Vichhora` literally means `dispersal of the family*. When after the evacuation...
Tuesday, 30 November 1999 00:00
NIRMOHGARH SAHIB, GURDWARA, situated on top of a low hill 4 km south of Kiratpur (31° ll`N, 76° 35`E), is dedicated to Guru Gobind Singh. In August 1700, Anandpur, which was then the seat of Guru Gobind Singh, was attacked by a combined force of several of the surrounding hill...
Tuesday, 30 November 1999 00:00
NATHANA SAHIB, Gurdwara near the village of Jand Magholi in Patiala district, is dedicated, according to Gurus habad Ratnakar Mahan Kosh, to Guru Tegh Bahadur, but is now called Gurdwara Nathana Sahib Patshahi Tisari. According to current tradition, Guru Amar Das stayed here 22 times during his annual pilgrimage journeys...
Tuesday, 30 November 1999 00:00
NANAKIANA SAHIB, GURDWARA, near the village of Mangval, 4 km east of Sangrur (30° 14`N, 75° 50`E) in the Punjab, is sacred to Guru Nanak and Guru Hargobind. When Guru Nanak came here in the early sixteenth century, the village of Mangval was, according to local tradition, closer to the...
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