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Gurudwara Chohla Sahib

Chohla, village 4.5 km southeast of Sirhali Kalari (31° 16'N, 74° 56'E) in Amritsar district of the Punjab, is sacred to Guru Arjan (1563 - 1606). at the western edge of the village marks the spot where Guru Arjan sat and preached. The building comprises a marblefloored hall in front of the 3storeyed sanctum where Guru Granth Sahib is seated on a canopied seat of white marble. Two Nishan Sahibs, holy flags, fly, one at each corner, in front of the hall. A small sarovarhas been added in recent decades. A nearby old well is believed to have existed since the time of Guru Arjan's visit. will strive to be most comprehensive directory of Historical Gurudwaras and Non Historical Gurudwaras around the world.

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