Friday, December 15, 2017
Gateway to Sikhism

Gurudwara Manji Sahib Village Pinjour


Gurdwara Manji Sahib is associated with the first guru, Guru Nanak Dev Ji. He visited this place during his third udasi (travels) in 1517. There was a big jungle here at that time. A group of yogis practised Hatha Yoga at the Dhara Mandap. Guruji impressed upon them the futility of self-torture and renunciation as a means to salvation. He uttered the Asa Di Var shabad, likh likh padia tota kadia, here. He is also said to have cured the hands of the Tunda Raja by sprinkling water from the sacred baoli. This baoli still exists here

Gurdwara Manji Sahib is situated in the Main Bazaar, Pinjore on the Chandigarh Simla Road, near Pinjore Gardens. will strive to be most comprehensive directory of Historical Gurudwaras and Non Historical Gurudwaras around the world.

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