Friday, October 28, 2016
Gateway to Sikhism

Gurudwara Jogiwara Shernath, Bannu

A village by the name of "Bazaar Ahmed Khan" is located at a distance of about three kilometers from Baitnu city. Ruins of an old building are visible in the fields just before the entrance to the village. These ruins have been surrounded by trees. This is Jogiwara Sher NathSher Nath was a Jogi who later became a Sikh. He was known to be a Jogi with great powers. Many miracles, attributed to this Jogi, are popular in the area.
Once it used to be a place of worship but now it is a ruin. It can be termed as a monument. Only its foundations have survived.


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