ਹੁਸ਼ਿਆਰਪੁਰ -- Hoshiarpur
ਗੁਰੂਦਵਾਰਾ ਸ਼੍ਰੀ ਜਨਮ ਅਸਥਾਨ ਮਾਤਾ ਸੁੰਦਰ ਕੌਰ ਜੀ, ਬਜਵਾੜਾ
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Gurudwara Shri Mata Sunder Kaur Ji, Bajwarah
GURUDWARA JANAM ASTHAAN MATA SUNDER KAUR JI is situated in the Bajwarha Town in Hoshiarpur Distt. GURDWARA MATA SUNDER KAUR JI is that pure shrine where MATA SUNDER KAUR, wife of SHRI GURU GOBIND SINGH JI was born from Mata Shiv devi. On 7 Visakh 1741 Bikarmi MATA SUNDER KAUR Ji married with SHRI GURU GOBIND SINGH JI. SAHIB ZAADA BABA AJIT SINGH JI and SHRI GURU GOBIND SINGH JI also visted this place. Mata Murgai the decendent of Mata Sundri took care of this place.
Gurudwara Bhai Joga Singh Ji, Hoshiarpur
GURUDWARA BHAI JOGA SINGH JI is situated in the Muhalla Shekhan, in Hoshiarpur City. Bhai Joga Singh ji was disciple of GURU GOBIND SINGH JI. Bhai Sahib ji belonged to Peshawar. He was living in sewa of GURU GOBIND SINGH JI. Bhai Sahibs parents requested GURU SAHIB for permission of Bhai Sahibs Marriage. GURU SAHIB gave the permission on the condition that Bhai Joga Singh will have to return whenever he is asked to, he would be called when the Khalsa needed him regardless of where he was and what he was doing, he should come. They agreed to this and headed off back to their village along with Bhai Joga Singh Ji. Bhai Sahibs marriage was fixed. On the day of marriage during the ceremony, only two of the lavaan had been completed when Bhai Sahib ji received order from GURU SAHIB to return back as he was needed by the Khalsa. His family pleaded with him that he should at least complete the lavaan as GURU SAHIB had gave him permission to rget married, Bhai Joga Singh was adamant that he would go back to GURU SAHIB as nothing was more important than his GURU.
On the way back to Shri Anandpur Sahib he felt proud of himself , That no one else would leave their own marriage just like that, no sooner had he had this thought when he became enticed by a prostitute. He rode towards her house and contemplated the thought of entering. GURU SAHIB always save and protect his Khalsa from commiting any mistakes. as parents save there children from doing so. On tying to enter he came across a guard standing there so he paused and backed away, he tried four times to enter the building but could not get past the guard seeing him. In the morning Bhai Sahib left for Shri Anandpur Sahib.
On entering the divaan he payed his respects to GURU SAHIB and heard the sangat commenting on how tired GURU SAHIB looked. GURU JI asked Bhai Joga to explain where he was last night, as the incident unfolded GURU SAHIB revealed that He himslef was the guard, and that they were there to stop Bhai Joga Singh from entering and sinning.Bhai Joga Singh fell at GURU SAHIB’s charan and begged for forgiveness. GURU SAHIB reminded him of what he had said before, “'Guru Ji mein tere joga” (I am worthy only of You Guru ji). Guru Sahib said “because you belong to me - I belong to you Bhai Joga ji, I belong to you! Mein tere joga!”
Gurudwara Shri Bhai Manj Ji Sahib, Kangmai
GURUDWARA SHRI MANJI JI SAHIB is situated in the Village Kangmai of Hoshirapur Distt. Bhai Manjh Ji was born in the 17th century according to the Bikrami Sammat.Jahangir was the fourth emperor of the Mughal empire. The Fifth GURU SHRI GURU ARJAN DEV JI sat on the Gurgaddi started by SHRI GURU NANAK DEV JI & used to stay at Shri Amritsar which was settled by the fourth GURU SAHIB. Bhai Ji's earlier name was "Tiratha" & Bhai Ji was a devotee of the Sakhi Sarvar. Bhai Ji was a wealthy person. Bhai Ji wanted to take a shelter under some godly person so that he could attain inner peace. Following this Bhai Ji along with a sikh troupe reached Amritsar and met the Fifth GURU SAHIB where Bhai Ji asked GURU SAHIB for a blessing of a name. GURU JI told him that it is very difficult to follow Gurmukhi, you would need to abandon all your wealth. Bhai Teertha Ji kept asking to be blessed with a name. After going through a lot of difficulties & tests by the GURU, the day came for the GURU'S immense blessings. One day Teeratha Ji was going through a jungle with logs of wood with him required for the community kitchen. due to strong winds, he fell into a well.The Fifth GURU got to know about it through HIS splended powers. HE reached there along with HIS followers & ordered Teeratha Ji to come out of the well & throw away the wood. But Teeratha Ji requested that the wood would go wet & the community kitchen would not run without it. The followers firstly took the wood out & then took Bhai Ji out. At that time, GURU ARJAN DEV JI took Bhai Ji in his arms & said (Manjh Piara Guru Ko, Guru Manjh Piara | Manjh Guru Ka Bohitha, Jag Langanhara | ) From now you are not Teeratha, you are Manjh, You are Bohitha meaning that you are very close to me. Your name would be remembered by everyone. Whoever comes to this place & offer prayers, his desires would be fulfilled. SHRI GURU ARJAN DEV JI gave a "loh"(A big iron plate to bake Chapatis) to Bhai Manjh Ji for the community kitchen which is installed at Gurudwara Gaddi Baba Manjh Ji Kang Mai. This village was settled by Bhai Manjh Ji. The festival of Maghi is celebrated to mark the birth of Bhai Manjh Ji.
Gurudwara Shri Hariaan Vellan, Bajrour
GURUDWARA SHRI HARIAAN VELLAN SAHIB is situated in the Bajrour Village in Hoshiarpur Distt. GURUDWARA SAHIB is that holy place where Satguru SHRI GURU HAR RAI SAHIB JI came from SHRI KIRATPUR SAHIB, along with 2200 men army with horses in the year 1651 A.D. Samat 1708 Bikrami & blessed this place with his presence. GURU SAHIB stayed at this place for 3 days. On getting immense affection from Baba Prajapati Ji, GURU SAHIB blessed his home with his presence. The place where this GURUDWARA SAHIB is built was the house of Baba Prajapati Ji. On hearing the news that GURU SAHIB had come, the followers got together & immense blessings & the tunes of shabads of Noori Jyoti lightened up the dark world. GURU SAHIB used to hold religious Diwans two times a day, in the morning & evening & gave the Sikh followers preaching about Naam Baani. GURU SAHIB fulfilled the desires of all the Sikh followers. Baba Prajapati Ji dug roots of some creeping plants & offered it to GURU SAHIB’s horse. GURU SAHIB looked towards his horse & the horse seemed happy. GURU SAHIB asked Baba Ji that what had he given the horse to eat as it seemed very happy. Baba Ji replied that what a poor person like me can give your horse to eat. He said that there were some creeping plants in my frontyard so I dug their roots & gave the horse to eat. SATGURU SAHIB said that you have taken well care of my horse. GURU SAHIB said that these creeping plants would always remain green & so the plants are still green till today. The date palm tree, to which GURU SAHIB’s horse was tied to, exists next to Nishan Sahib. When GURU SAHIB came to this place, there was no water nearby. Noticing the water shortage, GURU SAHIB hit an arrow on the ground, a few yards away from the Gurudwara Sahib towards east direction, & a spring of water came out. All the followers & horses drank water from there. GURU SAHIB gave a boon that whoever takes a bath under this holy spring with faith, all his desires would be fulfilled & his body would re-emerge like a pearl. People from far off places come to Moti Sarovar on Maseya/Sangrand & every Sunday to take bath & purify there body & soul. At this holy place, SHRI GURU GOBIND SINGH JI’s elder Sahibzada, Baba Ajit Singh Ji came with 200 Singhs while going from SHRI ANANDPUR SAHIB to Mahilpur Shaheedan Ladhewal & Chakhundi Sahib Bajraur. He came to rescue Paras Ram Brahmin’s wife from Jaabar Khan pathaan. Towards the north direction of Gurudwara Sahib where Nishan Sahib exists, Baba Ajit Singh Ji came & sat here. A fierce battle took place with Jaabar Khan & large number of Singh’s got martyred too whose last rites were performed close to Gurudwara Sahib. Jaabar Khan was held & taken to SHRI ANANDPUR SAHIB where he was produced in Shahenshah’s court & then he was burrowed & then killed with arrows. Baba Ajit Ji was generous to come to this place.
Gurudwara Shri Jand Sahib, Lahli Kalan
GURUDWARA SHRI JAND SAHIB is situated in the village Lahli Kalan of Hoshiarpur Distt. On the eve of Diwali SHRI GURU HARRAI SAHIB JI spent three days, while going to Harmandir Sahib (Golden Temple) along with his batallian of 2200 horse riders. GURU SAHIB tied his horse to a tree of JAND, which is still here in the Gurudwara premises. Aurangzeb played game and made Dara Shikoh eat a hair of Lion’s Moustache because of which Dara Shikoh was suffering from bad health. He came here for seek GURU SAHIB's help from Delhi. From here onwards he went with GURU SAHIB to Kiratpur Sahib and stayed there. GURU SAHIB aided Dara Shikoh with his medicine (5 TOLA of Young HARAD and 3 MAASE DA EK LONG). With this medicine Dara Shikoh felt better and he gifted GURU SAHIB a saddle made of silver metal along with a Horse. Moreover, expensive gifts were also presented as a tribute.
Gurudwara Shri Patshahi Dasvin, Nanowal
GURUDWARA SHRI PATSHAHI DASVIN is situated in village Nanowal, Teh Garshankar Distt Hoshairpur. Here GURU GOBIND SINGH JI honoured Bhai Sangat Sahib ji for his services. GURU SAHIB presented Bhai Sahib a Hukamnama Sahib. That Hukamnama Sahib is still preserved over here.
Gurudwara Shri Sahihdan, Ladhewal
GURUDWARA SHRI SHEEDAN is situated in the Village Ladhewal Teh Mahalpur Distt. Hoshirapur. This GURUDWARA SAHIB is in the remembrance of SAHIBZADA AJIT SINGH JI. Owner of Bassi HAKAM Jabar Khan used to torture the local Hindu’s residents and used to kidnap the local girls for indecent purposes. In context to this, Hakam Jabar Khan forcibly kidnapped the newly wedded wife of poor Brahmin Devi Das and took her to his palace. On this poor Brahmin Devi Das went to various religious leaders but nothing much was done. So finally he went to SHRI GURU GOBIND SINGH JI at Anandpur Sahib and asked for his help on this. After listening to the disheartening story of poor Brahmin Devi Das, GURU SAHIB ordered SAHIBZADA AJIT SINGH JI along with 200 Brave Singhs to do justice in this issue. SAHIBZADA AJIT SINGH JI attacked Basi area where Hakam Jabar Khan was spending his evening time. After a long fight with Hakam Jabar Khan, he was arrested and was tied up. Newly wedded wife of poor Brahmin Devi Das was handed over to him safely and SAHIBZADA AJIT SINGH JI started helping his wounded Singhs who came along with him. ON Monday evening they reached this place where Gurudwara Sahib is situated. Some of the Singhs died in the night as their condition was quite bad. So SAHIBZADA AJIT SINGH JI himself did all the final rituals of these Singhs on Tuesday morning. After this he ordered rest of the singhs to move to Anandpur Sahib. So in the Remembrance of SAHIBZADA AJIT SINGH JI and brave singhs who died here, this Gurudwara Sahib is situated. Every Tuesday there is big get together that does happen here. People from various places come here to get the blessings of their GURU SAHIB.
Gurudwara Shri Zaharaa Zahoor Sahib, Hoshiarpur
GURUDWARA SHRI ZAHARA ZAHOOR SAHIB is situated in outskirts of the Hoshiarpur City. At this place SHRI GURU HARGOBIND SAHIB JI, while going from GURUDWARA GARNA SAHIB to Kiratpur Sahib, took rest while hunting for a Lion. Here a Muslim priest served & took care of GURU JI. GURU SAHIB gave a boon to the priest that people would pray you by the name of Zahara Peer. A well is present here since the time of GURU SAHIB.
Gurudwara Shri GuruHargobind Sahib Ji, Bharta Ganeshpur
GURUDWARA SHRI GURU HARGOBIND SAHIB JI, BHARTA GANESHPUR is situated in the Village Bharta Ganeshpur, Teh, Mahalpur, Distt Hoshiarpur. This place is famous on the Name of Bhai Lakho Ji. GURU SAHIB came here on the request of Bhai Lakho Ji a Disciple of GURU SAHIB. On a distance of few km in Village PanchNangal there was a person living named Kalu. Kalu was constructing a replica of SHRI HARIMANDIR SAHIB and Sarovar and was saying to people that they will get all the relegious benefits from here, they get from SHRI HARIMANDIR SAHIB, AMRITSAR. From here GURU SAHIB sent him a message to come and meet GURU SAHIB, but he refused to come. After that Singhs tied him and brought Kalu in front of GURU SAHIB. Bhai Lakho ji requested GURU SAHIB and got him released, But Kalu didnt agreed and kept on building replica. GURU SAHIB said, that place will not get the status of SHRI HARIMANDIR SAHIB. That place in village panchnangal still exists there but nobody visits there.
Gurudwara Shri PulPukhta Sahib Ji, Tanda
GURUDWARA SHRI PULPUKHTA (TAHLI SAHIB) JI is situated on the Tanda-Hargobindpur Road, Near Tanda Distt Hoshiarpur. This GURUDWARA SAHIB is situated on the Bank of Historical Kali Bein. SHRI GURU HARGOBIND SAHIB JI came here and stayed here for some time. The Tahli with Which GURU SAHIB tied Horse still exist in the Sarovar of GURUDWARA SAHIB.
Gurudwara Shri Garna Sahib, Bodal
GURUDWARA SHRI GARNA SAHIB is situated in Village Bodal, Distt HoshiarPur. It can be reached via Gardhiwala from Hoshiarpur. SHRI GURU HARGOBIND SAHIB JI came here from Kartarpur spreading the message of Sikhism. Here was dense forest of Garna Trees. When GURU SAHIB was crossing this jungle a bush of dried Garna cought in GURU SAHIB's dress. GURU SAHIB asked his singhs to burry it in land and blessed it that you have stoped us now in future you will stop problems of peoplein real life. Then GURU SAHIB further left towards Mukerian. When GURU SAHIB again came here on his next trip there was fully grown Garna tree. GURU SAHIB sat under that tree. A person sang Shabad in front of GURU SAHIB. He bleesed him and gave him a Rabab and left for his further journey.
Bodal village was Muslim village. The owner of Land ordered to cut the Jungle. He also got cut this Garna tree. But when next day he saw that tree was of standing of same height as it was not cut. He again got it cut. When on third he saw again it was standing like same old one. When on third day he asked to cut it there was AkashBani that this tree will remain for centuries and you will not be able to finish it. That muslim left this village and moved some where else.
Gurudwara Shri Chukhandgarh Sahib, Bajrawar
GURUDWARA SHRI CHAUKHANDGARH SAHIB is situated in Bajrawar Village near Chabbewal Distt Hoshiarpur. It is also called GURUDWARA SHRI CHAUKHANDI SAHIB. Sahibzada Ajit SIngh and 100 Sikhs reached at this place and stayed here for some time. He came to rescue Paras Ram Brahmin’s wife from Jaabar Khan pathaan. This was the first halt of Sahibzada while proceeding to bassi kalan. Then Sahibzada moved to Bajrour where GURUDWARA SHRI HARIAN BELAAN is situated.
Gurudwara Sahibzaada Ajit Singh Ji, Bassi Kalan
GURUDWARA SHRI SAHIBZAADA AJIT SINGH JI is situated in Village Bassi Kalan Distt Hoshiarpur. Bassi Kalan is situated at Village Bassi Kalan, 2 KM from Chabbewal. This site remarks skirmish between Sahibzada Ajit SIngh and Hakim Zabar Khan. Sahibzada Ajit Singh was leading his Jatha during this clash. Hakim Jabar Khan (a Pathan) was the chieftain of the village of Bassi Kalan and 21 other Villages in Hoshiarpur District. He used to torture the Hindus of the villages. Khan would even have his men snatch the wedding doli of young hindu brides so he could rape them before their marriages were consummated. Devi Das was a poor brahmin who belonged to Jaijon, a village near Hoshiarpur. Jabar Khan had forcibly kidnapped the newly wedded wife of Devi Das. The Brahmin was sad and heart broken and wept before the Muslim qazis (judges) and other religious leaders, but nobody cared. Finally in desperation, he went to the Darbar (Court) of GURU GOBIND SINGH JI at Anandpur Sahib and narrated his story to the GURU SAHIB. After listening to the story the GURU SAHIB ordered Baba Ajit Singh to arrest Zabar Khan and to return the wife of Devi Das to her husband. GURU SAHIB Send Baba Ajit Singh with 200 Brave Soldeirs. At Hoshiarpur Bhai Ratan Singh helped Sahibzada Ji and planned the attack. In Evening Sahibzada Ajit Singh attacked on Zabar Khan's dwelling. After fight, Jabar Khan though wounded, was arrested and tied up. Baba Ajit Singh sent Pathan Zabar Khan and the wife of Devi Das to Anandpur with some Sikhs. Zabar khan was punished at Anandpur for his misdeeds. Baba Ajit SIngh ji then cremated the martyered singhs. Cremations of martyrs were done at GURUDWARA SHRI SHAHIDAN, LADHEWAL and GURUDWARA SHRI HARIAN VELLAN. Baba Ratan Singh ji also got wounds and died after few days.
Gurudwara Shri Taahli Sahib, Moonak Kalan
GURUDWARA SHRI TAHLI SAHIB is situated in the village Moonak Kalan, Distt Hoshiarpur. It can be reached via Tanda- Dasua road. SHRI GURU HARGOBIND SAHIB JI came here after defeating Abdul Khan of Jalandhar in battle. Along with GURU SAHIB was Bhai Bidi Chand Ji, Bhai Bhana Ji, Bhai Dingar Ji, and Bhai Ananta Ji. GURU SAHIB tied his horse "Sohela" with a tahli Tree. A spring of water came When GURU SAHIB's horse touched a stone with his hoof(Paur). This spring is still preserved here in the form of Baoli here. GURU SAHIB blessed that who so ever will take bath in this baoli clear heartedly, his wishes will be fulfilled.