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Gurdwara Bhandara Sahib Village Nanakmata

Gurdwara Bhandara Sahib is associated with the first Guru, Guru Nanak Dev ji who came here during his Third Udasi or travel in 1514 A.D. The yogis who inhabited this place demanded a variety of foods from Guru ji. On the instructions of Guru Sahib, Bhai Mardana climbed up a banyan tree and vigorously shook its branches. To the amazement of the yogis, a variety of foods fell down from the branches of the tree and satisfied the hunger of the yogis and Bhai Mardana. Since the gurdwara is located very close to the main Gurdwara Nanakmata Sahib, it has limited resources of its own.

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