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JANDU SINGHA, village 9 km northeast of Jalandhar (31"20`N, 75°35`E) along the JalandharHoshiarpur road, claims a historic shrine, Gurdwara Panj Tirath, commemorating the visit of Guru Hargobind (15951644). According to local tradition. Guru Hargobind during his brief stay here shot five arrows in different directions. The name of the shrine...
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JAMBAR KAIAN, a village in Lahore district, liad a historical gurudwara in memory of Guru Arjan, who once halted here during his travels in the region. Gurdwara Dukh Nivaran, as it was popularly known, had 165 acres of land attached to it and was administered by the Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak...
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IYALI KALAN, village in Ludhiana district, about 12 km west of the city, is sacred to Guru Hargobind. He passed through this village on his way to Kanarpur after the battle of Mehraj (1634). According to local tradition, a liigh platform was raised here by Bhal Bidhi Chand and other...
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HARIPURA, an old village 15 km west of Abohar (30°8`N, 74°12`E) in Firozpur district of the Punjab, is sacred to Guru Nanak and Guru Gobind Singh. A deep pool of water to the north of the village was an ancient place of pilgrimage known as Bad Tirath. Guru Nanak had...
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GURU KI DHAB, also known by its old name of Doda Tal, is north of Jaito (30°26`N, 74°53`E). Guru Gobind Singh passed through here travelling from the nearby village of Saravan during his journey westward from Dina in December 1705. The tdlor dhdb, lit. a large pond, came to be...
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GURU MANGAT, a village close to Lahore Cantonment, is sacred to Guru Hargobind (15951644), who visited it during his stay at Muzarig. Gurdwara Patshahi VI, a domed building with a gilded pinnacle about 400 metres southwest of the village, stood on the site where the Guru had sojourned. The shrine...
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GOBINDGARH or Mandi Gobindgarh, an industrial township 9 km west of Sirhind (30°38`N, 76°23`E) has a historical shrine called Gurdwara Sri Guru Hargobind Sahib Ji. The Gurdwara commemorates the visit of Guru Hargobind who had made a brief halt here in the course of one of his journeys through Malva...
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GIRANTH is the title of the religious book of the Divana sect. The authorship of the book is generally attributed to Haria and Bala, two leading figures in the order who were themselves disciples ofMiharban, grandson of Guru Arjan, Nanak V. One of the manuscript copies of the Giranth which...
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DERA BABA NANAK (30° 2`N, 75° 2`E), on the left bank of the River Ravi in Gurdaspur district of the Punjab, is sacred to Guru Nanak, who on the conclusion of one of his long travels arrived here and sat near a well owned by Ajitta Randhava, the chaudhan or...
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BHUPAL, also called Bhupalan, a village 13 km north ofMansa (29° 59`N, 75° 23`E) in Bathinda district of the Punjab, is sacred to Guru Tegh Bahadur, who halted here for a night during his travels across the Malva region. The shrine built inside the village to commemorate the visit, called...
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