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Paste a VALID AdSense code in Ads Elite Plugin options before activating it. PUR HIRAN, village 5 km south of Hoshiarpur town (31°32`N, 75°55`E) along HoshiarpurPhagwara road, has a historical shrine, Gurdwara Zahira Zahur, dedicated to Guru Hargobind who, according to local tradition, came here from Bodal near Dasuya on his...
Paste a VALID AdSense code in Ads Elite Plugin options before activating it. PRATAP SINGH, BHAI (1899-1922), one of the two martyrs in the Parija Sahib (Hasan Abdal) episode, was born on 26 March 1899 to Bhai Sarup Singh and Prem Kaur at Akalgarh, in Gujrariwala district, now in Pakistan. His...
Paste a VALID AdSense code in Ads Elite Plugin options before activating it. PINJAUR, famous for its historic Mughal gardens, is a small town, IS km northeast of Chandigarh (30"44`N, 76°47`E). Gurdwara Pahili Patshahi Mariji Sahib, close to the ancient remains of Dhara Mandap, about 75 metres from the Yadavindra Gardens,...
Paste a VALID AdSense code in Ads Elite Plugin options before activating it. PHATTE NANGAL, village near Dhanval (31"57`N, 75°19`E) in Gurdaspur district of the Punjab, claims a historical shrine Gurdwara Burj Sahib, marking the spot where Guru Arjan, returning from a visit to Baba Sri Chand at Barath, stayed near...
Paste a VALID AdSense code in Ads Elite Plugin options before activating it. PHARVAHI, a village 5 km southeast of Barnala (30°22`N, 75°32`E) in Sangrur district of the Punjab, has a historical gurdwara dedicated to Guru Tegh Bahadur who, according to local tradition, arrived here from Katlu in 1665 and stayed...
Paste a VALID AdSense code in Ads Elite Plugin options before activating it. PHARALA, village 11 km northeast of Phagwara (31°14`N, 75°46`E),`but falling in Jalandhar district of the Punjab, is sacred to Guru Har Rai (1630-1661), who halted here briefly during his journey from Kartarpur to Kiratpur. Gurdwara Guru Har Rai...

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World Gurudwaras will strive to be most comprehensive directory of Historical Gurudwaras and Non Historical Gurudwaras around the world.The etymology of the term 'gurdwara' is from the words 'Gur (ਗੁਰ)' (a reference to the Sikh Gurus) and 'Dwara (ਦੁਆਰਾ)' (gateway in Gurmukhi), together meaning 'the gateway through which the Guru could be reached'. Thereafter, all Sikh places of worship came to be known as gurdwaras.

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