Gurdwara Shahid Ganj Singhnian, Lahore

The suffering and heroic deeds of the women, who held fast to their beliefs and died rather than giving in to the tyranny of the fanatical Mir Mannu, have been immortalized in the naming of this Gurdwara — Shahid Ganj Singhnian. Background After he had defeated Ahmad Shah Durrani, in the battle of Manupur, when Muin-ulMulk, nicknamed Mir Manu by the Sikhs assumed the governorship of Punjab in march 1748, he announced his intensions to exterminate…

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Shahid Ganj Bhai Taru Singh Ji

Shahidi Asthan of Bhai Taru Singh Ji is situated in Naulakha Bazar. Bhai Sahib had looked after his widowed mother, and his sister by his sheer honest earnings and even helped other needy Sikhs as well. The rulers of the time always disliked these compassionate deeds of his. Falsely charged he was imprisoned and first offered temptations and reward if he would denounce Sikhi and become a Muslim. He was tortured next, but even then he did…

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Gurdwara Patshahi Chhevin Muzang

When Jahangir handed over Chandu to Guru Hargobind Ji, he visited this place alongwith Chandu. Guru Hargobind Ji also made his forst halt here, when he set free Bibi Kualan, the daughter of a Qazi, on the asking of Mian Mir. During this very visit, the Guru commenced the construction work at the Shahidi Asthan of Guru Arjan Dev Ji. Maharaja Ranjit Singh got built a Gurdwara at Muzang. In A.D. 1926, by the zeal of late S.Mehar Singh, the…

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Gurdwara Dehra Sahib Sri Guru Arjan Dev, Lahore

Gurdwara Dehra Sahib is situated opposite the Royal Mosque or Shahi Masjid. At the place where after many days of torture, the fifth Guru dissapeared into the River Ravi, after his guards allowed Guru Arjan Dev Ji to take a bath to cool his many burns. In those days, the Ravi flowed along the wall of the fort. The Guru’s light rejoined the light eternal on 30th May, 1606. His son Guru Hargobind Ji visited…

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Gurdwara Bhai Budhu Da Awa, Lahore

This place is situated at Shalimar Road near Gulabi Gate (where the Sikh National College stood). It was earlier the brick klin of Bhai Buddhu. Due to the admontition of Bhai Kamliya, the bricks remained raw. When Bhai Buddhu went to Guru Arjan Dev Ji for asking what to do, the Guru said that he could not alter what had been utterd by a devout Sikh but assured the Sikh that these bricks would be sold at the…

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Gurdwara Janam Asthan Sri Guru Ram Das, Lahore

Gurdwara Janam Asthan Sri Guru Ram Das is a historical Sikh gurdwara in Pakistan. This is that holy historical place where Guru Ram Das Ji was born on 24th September, 1534 (25 Asuj, Samwat 1591) to Sodhi Hardas Ji and Mata Daya Kaur. The Satguru spent first 7 years of his life here. This place is situated inside Delhi Darwaza, near Purani Kotwali Chowk in Chuni Mandi. The ancestral house of  Guru Ji was small…

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Gurdwara Lal Khooh, Lahore, Pakistan

This Gurdwara is situated behind the water tank or Pani Wala Talab near Muhalla Barudkhana in the centre of Lahore City. Chandu’s haveli was situated there. In A.D. 1606, after the arrest of Guru Arjan Dev Ji, Chandu kept the Guru in one of the dingy cells here. There was a well in this building from where the Guru used to bathe daily. The Guru was tortured by Chandu at this very place. He was boiled alive…

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Gurudwara Diwan Khana, Lahore, Pakistan

This holy Shrine is located in Chuna Mandi of Lahore city. The birth place of Guru Ram Das Ji is close to it.The ancestors of Guru Ram Das Ji were the residents of Lahore. Guru Det, did not come in person to Lahore to attend the marriage ceremony of the son of his brother Sahari Mal and instead sent Guru Arjun Dev Ji, with the instruction that he should not return until and unless summoned…

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Gurdwara Darbar Sahib, Kartar Pur, Pakistan

Gurdwara Kartarpur Sahib is located in town by the same name Kartarpur(Ravi) in Pakistan. The nearest town on the Indian side of the border is Dera Baba Nanak (1Km. from Border) in the district of Gurdaspur. The shrine is located about 3 kms from the Indo-Pakistan border. The original abode established by Guru Nanak Dev Ji was washed away by floods of the river Ravi and the present Gurudwara was established by Maharaja Ranjit Singh. Recently, there has been…

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