Gurdwara Bairi Sahib Chhevin Patshahi, Kharak

A village in Burki Police station of tehsil & district Lahore is known as Kharak. Gurdwara “Bair Sahib” of Guru Hargobind JiĀ is about half a kilometer east of the village. Sat Gur Hargobind ji came here from Padhana and tied his horse to the Bair tree. There was a mud Damdama Sahib at the place where Guru Dev Ji sat. It is at a distance of about 20 steps from this bair tree. It was…

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Gurdwara Shikargarh Sahib, Kaacha

This sacred shrine connected with the Lahore visit of Sat Guru Hargobind, is located at a distance of 15 km from Lahore. It is about 4 kms west of Kahna bus stop on Ferozepur Road. Kaacha is the Railway station about 3 km from the village. The Gurdwara which is known as Guru Arjun Nawas was built on a knoll in the village. Sixth Patshah went hunting there which was a thick forest then. There…

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Gurudwara Pehli Pathshahi, Chohatta Baqar

This historical place, known as Dharamsala of the First Patshahi, is located in Mohalla Chohatta Mufti Baqar inside Delhi gate of Lahore city. In those days the locality was known as Siryanwala Bazaar or Chohatta Jawahar Mal. In 1567 Bikrami (1510 AD) Jagat Guru Nanak Dev Ji stayed in the house of Duni Chand, one, of his devotee. Guru Dev arrived on the day when Duni hand was performing the ritual of “Saradah” of his…

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Gurdwara Chowbachcha Sahib, Dharampura

Gurdwara Chowbachcha Sahib ji, the shrine of Ram Rai ji. is situated just north of the Chowbachcha Sahib bus stop that is between Mughalpura and Dharampura next to the canal that flows through Lahore. It is a spacious building of which the main door is very huge. About 200 steps inside the main enterance the passage splits into two lanes. There is a small round door. It is the door of Gurdwara Sahib. There are…

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Gurdwara Baoli Sahib, Rang Mahal

This sacred shrine of fifth Guru is situated in Rang Mahal Bazaar of Lahore city at the back of the Sonehri (Golden) Mosque. The compiler of “Tawarikh-e-Guru Khalsa”, giving a historical account of this shrine, writes, “At the time of departure of Guru Sahib to Lahore a big dispute was on. A Pathan of Bukhara was leaving on an expedition and in haste, he entrusted a purse containing 142 gold coins to the charge of…

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Gurdwara Janamashtan Bebe Nanaki

The village called Dera Chahal is in the jurisdiction of P.S. Burki of district Lahore. This village is at a distance of 35 km from Lahore while going to Ghawindi. There is a shrine of Jagat Guru Nanak Dev Ji in this village and Gurdwara is also called Janamasthan Baybay (Mother) Nanaki. Guru Nanak Dev Ji visited this village many a time because his maternal grand parents were from this village. It was here that…

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Samadh Maharaja Ranjit Singh

A domed building is adjacent to the southern corner of eastern wall of Badshahi Mosque outside Roshanai Gate. This building is the Samadh of Sher-e-Punjab Maharaja Ranjit Singh, One of the many great Sikh rulers of the Sikh Empire, from 1799-1839. He died of paralysis on 15th Har Samvat 1896 (27th June 1839) and was cremated at this spot on the next day i.e., on 16th Har Samvat 1896 where the beautiful samadh has been…

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Gurdwara Pehli Pathshahi, Manak

This village called Manak is located at a distance of 45 kilometer from Lahore on Raiwind road. You have to get down from the bus at Pajian to reach this’ village. It is about 4 kilometer off the main road. A metalled road leads to the village. When Jagat Guru came to village Pajian from Manga, the villagers initially welcomed him but later made fun of him. Jagat Guru left the village and stayed at…

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Gurdwara Chota Nankiana, Manga

This village called Manga is located on Lahore-Multan road about 35 kilometer from Lahore. The Gurdwara can be seen standing beside Aligarh School even before Manga Bus Stop. There is a Chota Nanakiana in this village at the site where Sat Guru Nanak Dev Ji had stayed. 135 ghumaon of land is endowed in the name of gurdwara, 50 acres of this land is exempted from land revenue. The priests were Sikhs and a fair…

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