Posted by : shabbirbhutta Sunday, 26 June 2016

Sikh devotees offering their religious rituals at Gurdwara Punja Sahib, Hassanabdal

A gurdwara, meaning "the doorway to the Guru", is the Sikh place of worship and may be referred to as a Sikh temple. Pakistan Posses the following main Sikh worship places. Sikh pilgrimage may be a big source of religious tourism in Pakistan. Tourist can be attracted from all over the globe.

On eve 177th death anniversary of Maharaja Ranjit Singh; 450 Indian Sikh devotees offered their religious rituals at Gurdwara Punja Sahib, Hassanabdal (District Attock) on Saturday June 25, 2016. The Indian Sikh pilgrims under the leadership of Sardar Gurmeet Singh offered Matha Taki, Ashnan and visited Baba Wali Qandhari hill. Group leader expressing satisfaction over the arrangements made by the Pakistan government, they would feel pleasure to visit their worship places in Pakistan.

According to schedule of the Indian Sikh pilgrimage, they will go to Gurdwara Dera Sahib in Lahore on June 26. On June 27, the yatrees will visit Rohri Sahib in Aimanabad and Darbar Kartarpur in Narowal and return to Gurdwara Dera Sahib Lahore on the same day. The main ceremony in this regard will be held at Gurdwara Dera Lahore on June 29, 2016.

List of Important Gurdwaras in Pakistan:
Nankana Sahib, is the most sacred Sikh place; the location of the birth of the Sikh founder, Guru Nanak. The city is home to numerous gurdwaras:
1.     Gurdwara Janam Asthan, Nankana Sahib - This site is ‘Janam Asthan’ meaning ‘Place of Birth’ and childhood home.
2.     Gurdwara Bal Lilah, Nankana Sahib - This site is connected with adventures of the early childhood of the Guru.
3.     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.
4.     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
5.     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.
6.     Gurdwara Tambu Sahib, Nankana Sahib
7.     Gurdwara Guru Hargobind Sahib, Nankana Sahib
8.     Gurdwara Nihang Singhan, Nankana Sahib
9.  Gurdwara Sachcha Sauda, Farooqabad, earlier known as Choorkana (District Sheikhupura)
10.  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.
11.  Gurdwara Darbar Sahib Kartar Pur, in Kartarpur, Narowal District – It is           built on the historic site where Jagat Guru Nanak Ji died on 23rd Assu,           Samvat 1596 (22nd Sept. 1529).
12.  Gurdwara Pehli Patshahi, Lahore
13.  Gurdwara Sri Nank Garh, Lahore
14.  Baoli Sahib Sri Guru Amar Das, Lahore (Roofed Well)
15.  Parkash Asthan Sri Guru Ram Das, Lahore
16.  Gurdwara Diwan Khana, Lahore
17.  Dharamshala Sri Guru Ramdas, Lahore
18.  Gurdwara Baoli Sahib Guru Arjan Dev, Lahore
19.  Gurdwara Bhai Budhu Da Awa, Lahore
20.  Gurdwara Lal Khooh, Lahore
21. Gurdwara Dehra/Dera Sahib Sri Guru Arjan Dev, Lahore - This is the site of  Guru Arjan Dev Ji's matyrdom
22.  Gurdwara Patshahi Chhevin, Lahore
23.  Gurdwara Patshahi Chhevin Muzang, Lahore
24.  Gurdwara Shikargarh Patshahi Chhevin, Lahore
25.  Shahid Ganj Bhai Taru Singh, Lahore
26.  Gurdwara Shahid Ganj Sighnian, Lahore
27.  Shahid Ganj Bhai Mani Singh, Lahore
28.  Gurdwara Dera Sahib Panjvin Patshahi Lahore, (part of the complex adjacent to  Lahore Fort which houses Ranjit Singh's Samadhi)
29. Gurdwara Makhdoom Pur Pahoran or Makhdum Pur, is a city near Tulamba,  District Khanewal
30.  Gurdwara bahi bano mangat, District Mandibahauddin
31.  Gurdwara Sri Rori Sahib Eminabad District Gujranwala
32.  Gurdwara  Darbar Kartarpur, District Narowal

1)    Sri Guru Nanak Sat Sang Sabha Gurdwara, Aram Bagh, Karachi
2)    Manora Gurdwara, Manora, Karachi
3)    Gurdwara Karachi Sikh Sangat, Ranchore Line, Karachi
4)    Gurdwara Ratan Tala, Near Preedy Police Station, Karachi
5)    Adam Goth Gurdwara, Gulshan-e-Maymar, Karachi
6)    Gurudwara Pehli Patshahi, Justice Kayani Road, Karachi
7)    Gurudwara Pehli Patshahi, Clifton, Karachi
8)    Gurdwara at Swami Narain Mandir, Karachi
9)    Gurdwara Baba Tegh Bahadur Sahib Kandhkot, District  Kashmor
10)  Darbar sahib, Halani, Tehsil Mehrabpur Distt. Naushreo Feroze 

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