Gurudwara Maal Tekri – Nanded
Gurudwara Maal Tekri Sahib dedicated to Guru Nanak Dev is northeast of Nanded and is linked to the Nanded-Akola road. Its road distance from Takhat Sahib is about five kilometres. Guru Nanak Dev is said to have held religious courses with a Muslim reclause Lakkad Shah at this spot called Maal Tilla or Chakri Maal. Lakkad Shah’s grave is half a furlong away from the present Gurudwara. It is also said that Guru Gobind Singh discovered a hidden treasure here. It was taken to the site of the present Gurudwara Sangat Sahib in the town where the Guru distributed a part of it among his warriors and got the rest of it buried here again. The small Sikh shrine existing here was demolished in 1928 by some Muslim fanatics who claimed the place as theirs. The matter was taken to the Nizam of Hyderabad, who ordered a judicial enquiry, as a result of which the shrine was restored to the Sikhs in January,1930, and Gurudwara Mal Tekari Sahib was re-established. It comprises a single flat-roofed room with a curcumambylatory The Founder of the Sikh Religion, Sri Guru Nanak Dev Ji had visited this place during his journey to Sangla-Deep (known as Sri Lanka or Ceylon now-a-days).
This Gurudwara is situated at a distance of about three miles from the Takht Sachkhand Sahib. The money, which the Tenth Guru distributed at Gurudwara Sangat Sahib, was dug out from this place.
The Founder of the Sikh Religion, Sri Guru Nanak Dev Ji had visited this place during his journey to Sangla-Deep (known as Sri Lanka or Ceylon now-a-days).