Thursday, October 27, 2016
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Gurudwara Mahme Sar at Lalyani Distt Kasur

The Gurdwara Mahme Sar is located in the vicinity of Lalyani town of Kasur district. It is on the Lahore-Ferozpur road. This holy shrine is one and a half km north-west of the town.
Baba Mahme Singh was a well known sufi (mystic) of this area. It was his residency. He built a Gurdwara here which-came to be known as Mahme Sar Gurdwara.
85 ghumaon of agricultural land is attached to this holy shrine. The building of Gurdwara is in ruins but the well attached to it is still running and provides water. Its tall trees present a beautiful scene. The remnants of the building may survive a few years more


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