MAU, village 10 km west of Phillaur (3101`N, 75Â°47`E) in the Punjab, is sacred to Guru Arian, who was married here to (Mata) Gariga Devi, daughter of a local resident, Krishan Chand, on 22 Har 1646 Bk19 June 1589. Gurdwara Patshahl V, popularly known as Gurdwara Mau Sahib, raised in honour of Guru Arjan, is located 1/2 km northwest of the village. The sanctum within the hall where the Guru Granth Sahib is scaled has below it an underground room, called Bhora Sahib.
The building is topped by a lotus dome, with a goldplated pinnacle and an umbrella shaped fmial. The Gurdwara is managed by the Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee through a local committee. A threeday religious fair from 21 to 23 Har (first week of July) commemorates the anniversary of Guru Arjan`s marriage,
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