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Gurdwara Parimpillian, Uri

Guru Ji proceeded to Uri via village Khatnayar, Peernian and stayed near Sultan Dhaki. A plate of stone is still preserved in Gurdwara, on which five Muslim faqirs (viz: peer Gulsher, per Bhur Sultan, Peer Rangi Iman, Peer Noor Nihal and Peer Abdul Gaffoor) had religious discourses with Guru Ji. At the end, Guru Ji proceeded towards 'Dolanga' village. The foot prints of Guru Ji's horse is still preserved near 'Dolanga' site.

In 1936-37 A.D., a small Gurdwara was constructed by the devotees of Slamabad Dardkot etc. S. Narian Singh of Slamabad, S. Gurmukh Singh. S. Damodar Singh engineer and other Gursikhs helped in the construction. Sahajdhari Sikhs, Brahmans and Muslim sayeeds visited regularly to Gurdwara for blessings, Gopal Singh Granthi of Chandanwari traveled 20 Kms daily to perform duties of Granthi Singh regularly. Baisakhi and Guru Hargobind Sahib's birthday are celebrated with great enthusiasm. A small bridge constructed on the river Jehlum in 1970-71, connects the Gurdwara. will strive to be most comprehensive directory of Historical Gurudwaras and Non Historical Gurudwaras around the world.

The etymology of the term 'gurdwara' is from the words 'Gur (ਗੁਰ)' (a reference to the Sikh Gurus) and 'Dwara (ਦੁਆਰਾ)' (gateway in Gurmukhi), together meaning 'the gateway through which the Guru could be reached'. Thereafter, all Sikh places of worship came to be known as gurdwaras. brings to you a unique and comprehensive approach to explore and experience the word of God. It has the Sri Guru Granth Sahib Ji, Amrit Kirtan Gutka, Bhai Gurdaas Vaaran, Sri Dasam Granth Sahib and Kabit Bhai Gurdas . You can explore these scriptures page by page, by chapter index or search for a keyword. The Reference section includes Mahankosh, Guru Granth Kosh,and exegesis like Faridkot Teeka, Guru Granth Darpan and lot more.
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