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Default Gurdwaras in Pakistan

Gurdwaras in Pakistan are an essential part of Sikhism and form an important part of the history of Sikhism. The Punjab was only divided in 1947 when the separate nations of India and Pakistan were formed. Before this, the area covered by the two countries was one nation.

The following is a list of important places in Sikh history:
  • Nankana Sahib This is the most sacred Sikh place; the location of the birth of the Sikh founder, Guru Nanak.
  • Gurdwara Janam Asthan, Nankana Sahib - This site is ‘Janam Asthan’ meaning ‘Place of Birth’ and childhood home.
  • Gurdwara Bal Lilah, Nankana Sahib - This site is connected with adventures of the early childhood of the Guru.
  • Gurdwara Patti Sahib, Nankana Sahib – ‘Patti’ means ‘Alphabet’ and is the site where Guru Nanak learnt the various different languages and particular the alphabet of these languages.
  • Gurdwara Mall Ji Sahib, Nankana Sahib - This site is connected with adventures of the early childhood of the Guru in particular the events link to the Cobra and Mehta Kalu
  • Gurdwara Kiara Sahib, Nankana Sahib - This site is where, as a youngster, Guru Nanak used to graze cattle. It is at a distance of about 1.5 Km from the Janam Asthan.
  • Gurdwara Tambu Sahib, Nankana Sahib
  • Gurdwara Guru Hargobind Sahib, Nankana Sahib
  • Gurdwara Nihang Singhan, Nankana Sahib
  • Gurdwara Sachcha Sauda, Chuharkana
  • Gurdwara Panja Sahib, Hasan Abdal – This is the site where Guru Nanak Dev stopped the rock with his hand and the palm print is impressed on the rock.
  • Gurdwara Pehli Patshahi, Lahore
  • Gurdwara Sri Nank Garh, Lahore
  • Baoli Sahib Sri Guru Amar Das, Lahore (Roofed Well)
  • Parkash Asthan Sri Guru Ram Das, Lahore
  • Gurdwara Diwan Khana, Lahore
  • Dharamshala Sri Guru Ramdas, Lahore
  • Gurdwara Baoli Sahib Guru Arjan Dev, Lahore
  • Gurdwara Bhai Budhu Da Awa, Lahore
  • Gurdwara Lal Khooh, Lahore
  • Gurdwara Dehra Sahib Sri Guru Arjan Dev, Lahore
  • Gurdwara Patshahi Chhevin
  • Gurdwara Patshahi Chhevin Muzang
  • Gurdwara Shikargarh Patshahi Chhevin, Lahore
  • Shahid Ganj Bhai Taru Singh
  • Gurdwara Shahid Ganj Sighnian, Lahore
  • Shahid Ganj Bhai Mani Singh, Lahore
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