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Gurudwaras associated with Guru Nanak Dev Ji


  1. Nankana Sahib - during Guru Nanak's time this place was known as Rai Bhoen's Talwandi. Now it is located in district Shekupura of Pakistan. There are eight more gurudwaras connected with Guru Nanak's childhood in Nankana Sahib.
  2. A Gurudwara called Saccha Sauda (True Trade) is located in village Chuharkana at a distance of about twenty kilometres from Nankana Sahib.
  3. Sultanpur Lodhi - This Gurudwara was built to commemorate the incident of Guru Nanak's generous dispensation in the grain store.
  4. Gurudwara Rori Sahib- this is situated in Aimnabad, district Gujrat in Pakistan. Here Guru Nanak had shared Bhai Lalo's simple food but had refused Malak Bhago's lavish feast.
  5. Gurudwara Babe di Ber- This one is located in district Sialkot in Pakistan. Here Guru Nanak stayed under a ber tree and made Peer Hamaz Gauns his follower.
  6. Gurudwara Chota Nankana sahib, Sangrur
  7. Gurudwara Sidh Math, Kurukshetr (Haryana)- In this place Guru Nanak had held discourses with ascetics.
  8. Gurudwara Manji Sahib, Karnal (Haryana)- Here Guru Nanak gave counsel to Kalandar Shah, a fakir who used to indulge in miracles.
  9. Gurudwara Nanakwara, Haridwar- At this place Guru Nanak had exposed the fallacy of Brahmins offering water in the eastern direction.
  10. Gurudwara Majnu ka Tilla, Delhi- This was the place where Guru Nanak managed to convince Sikandar Lodhi and got hundreds of prisoners released
  11. Gurdwara Kandh Sahib, Batala, Dist. Gurdaspur
  12. Gurdwara Hatt Sahib, Sultanpur Lodhi, Dist. Kapurthala
  13. Gurdwara Guru Ka Bagh, Sultanpur Lodhi, Dist. Kapurthala
  14. Gurdwara Kothi Sahib, Sultanpur Lodhi, Dist. Kapurthala
  15. Gurdwara Ber Sahib, Sultanpur Lodhi, Dist. Kapurthala
  16. Gurdwara Achal Sahib, Dist. Gurdaspur
  17. Gurdwara Dera Baba Nanak, Dist. Gurdaspur
  18. Gurdwara Manju Ka Tilla
  19. Gurdwara Nanakpiao
  20. Gurdwara Manji Sahib
  21. Gurdwara Gau Ghat
  22. Gurdwara Nanakpuri Sahib (Tanda)
  23. Gurdwara Sri Nanak Mata Sahib
  24. Gurdwara Bhandara Sahib (Nanakmata)
  25. Gurdwara Baoli Sahib (Nanakmata)
  26. Gurdwara Jhira Sahib
  27. Gurdwara Nanaskar Sahib
  28. Gurdwara Manji Sahib
  29. Gurdwara Baoli Sahib
  30. Gurdwara Sri Kapal Mochan Sahib
  31. Gurdwara Dudh Wala Khuh Sahib
  32. Gurdwara Kodhiwala Ghat Sahib (Babapur)
  33. Gurdwara Sri Nankana Sahib (Kashipur)
  34. Gurdwara Nanaksar Sahib
  35. Gurdwara Bad Tirath Sahib will strive to be most comprehensive directory of Historical Gurudwaras and Non Historical Gurudwaras around the world.

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