Thursday, October 27, 2016
Gateway to Sikhism


Gurudwara Holan Sahib at Bharnawan Distt Kasur

A keeper of field by the name of Sultan presented roasted green chick peas to Sat Cur Nanak Dev Ji and rose to distinction after conversion to Sikh religion. Sultan himself built a platform over the site and later a Manji Sahib was built. A small Gurdwara had been built which collapsed last year. .
This village is located on Multan road about two kilometers towards Lahore from Bhai Phero, a well known town of Kasur District. There is a pool of dirty water in the village. It once used to he the tank of this sacred place. 700 ghumaon land is endowed to the Gurdwara.


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