MADDAR, village five kilometre north of Balloke head works in Pakistan, was known to Sikhs in prepartition Punjab for its Gurdwara Sachchi Manji and some relics of the Gurus it claimed to preserve. One of these was a cot (manji, in Punjabi, after which the Gurdwara was named), said to
MAHIMA SHAHANVALA, one of the three adjacent villages sharing the name Mahima, 8 km west of Goniana Mandi (30Â°18\'N, 74Â°54\'E) in Bathinda district of the Punjab, has a historical shrine, called Gurdwara Gurusar Patshahi X. The shrine marks the spot where, according to local tradition, Guru Gobind Singh made a
MAJHA, from manjhla, i.e. middle, is the traditional name given to the central region of the Punjab covering the upper part of the Bari Doab lying between the rivers Beas and Ravi (whence the name Bari) and comprising the present Gurdaspur and Amritsar districts of India and Lahore district of
MALLAN, village 15 km southwest of Jaito (30Â°-26\'N, 74Â°-53\'E) in Faridkot district of the Punjab, claims a historical shrine, Gurdwara Ramsar Patshahi X, one km north of the village where Guru Gobind Singh is said to have stopped for a short while travelling towards Khidrana, now Muktsar, in December 1705.
MANGA, 40 km southwest of Lahore along the Lahore Multan highway, had a historic gurudwara, Chota Nankana, commemorating Guru Nanak`svisit. Guru Hargobind, Nanak VI, also halted here on hisway back from Kashmir in 1620. Served by Nirmala priests for generations, the shrine came under the management of the Shiromam Gurdwara
MANURE, village in Ludhiana district, 13 km south of Jagraon (30Â°47`N, 75Â°28`E) is celebrated for its Gurdwara Patshahi Dasviri. Guru Gobind Singh, travelling from LammariJatpura towards DinaKarigar in December 1705, made a brief halt here under a pipal tree which still exists at the back of the Gurdwara. The present
MATTU BHAI KE, village in Gujrariwala district of Pakistan, is sacred to Guru Hargobind, who briefly halted here travelling back from Kashmir in 1620. He exhorted the people to follow the path shown by Guru Nanak, and preached especially against the use of tobacco. The shrine commemorating the Guru`s visit
MULTAN (SO012`N, 71Â°31`E), ancient city which had been a prominent centre of Muslim piety, was where according to Bhai Gurdas, Varan I. 4445, Guru Nanak met with some local Sufi saints. Travelling from Kartarpur, on the River Ravi, Guru Nanak first went to Achal Batala and thence to Multan. As
MUZANG, now part of Lahore in Pakistan, was, during the seventeenth century, a village about 2.5 km south of the old city. Guru Hargobind (1595-1644) stopped here for some time during his visit to Lahore. Gurdwara Chheviri Patshahi, later built here to commemorate the Guru`s visit, was affiliated to the
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