Saturday, October 22, 2016
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Gurudwara Thara Sahib at Uch Distt Bahawalpur

Uch Sahrif is a very famous town. It is in tehsil Ahmedpur Sharqia of district Bahawalpur. The mazar (tomb) of Pir Jalauddin Bukhari is outside the town about 1 km west of it. This tomb is built on a mound. There is a well in the fields on the northern side of the city which is-known as Sat Guru Nanak Dev Ji's well or commonly called as Karrare Da Khoh.
It is said that the descendants of the Pirs have five relics of Sat Gur Nanak Dev Ji.

(1) A pair of Sat Gur's Kharawan (wooden sandals) (2) Biragan (walking stick which is used to place one's hand while taking rest) (3) Pathther Ka Guraj (mace) (4) 2 Stone Kangan (bracelet) (5) A boat 1.5 ft x 1 ft.
He had discourses with the, local pirs and revealed this Shabd.(Siri Rag Astha Padya M-1 Page 64)


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