Gurdwara Janam Asthan

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Gurdwara Nankana Sahib
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Gurdwara Janam Asthan
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Gurdwara Janam Asthan (The birth place),
known as the Gurdwara Nankana Sahib[1]
Alternative names Rāi Bhoi Kī Talvaṇḍī
General information
Architectural style Sikh architecture
Town or city Nankana Sahib
Country Punjab, Pakistan

Gurdwara Nankana Sahib is a prominent gurdwara in Sikhism.[2][3][4][5] It was built by Maharaja Ranjit Singh in the 19th century to mark the birthplace of the founder of Sikhism, Guru Nanak Dev.[6] It is situated on the site of his parental home in Rāi Bhoi Kī Talvaṇḍī, now called Nankana Sahib, near Lahore, Punjab, Pakistan.[7]


The gurdwara complex is listed on the Protected Heritage Monuments of the Archaeology Department of Punjab.[8]


External links[edit]


  1. ^ Singh, Parvinder. "Pakistan Gurudwara, Nankana Sahib, Panja Sahib, Dera Sahib, pilgrimage of pakistan gurudwara, Lahore Gurudwara, gurunanak Janam Asthan, gurudwara hasan abdal". Sikhtourism, Sikh Tourism, Golden Temple, Amritsar Tour, Hemkund Sahib, Sikh Pilgrimage, Punjab Gurudwara Tours, Pakistan Gurudwara Tours, India Gurudwara Tours, Punjab Tours, India Tours. Retrieved 20 April 2016. 
  2. ^ Report, Staff (13 April 2016). "2,000 Sikh pilgrims arrive in city to celebrate Besakhi". Pakistan Today. Retrieved 20 April 2016. 
  3. ^ Iqbal, Amjad (22 November 2015). "Over 2,500 Indian Sikhs attend annual pilgrimage". DAWN.COM. Retrieved 20 April 2016. 
  4. ^ "Sikhs split over sale of Gurdwara Janam Asthan". The Nation. 20 April 2016. Retrieved 20 April 2016. 
  5. ^ "Sikh pilgrims protest as permission to rally turned down in Nankana Sahib - Pakistan". 25 November 2015. Retrieved 20 April 2016. 
  7. ^ Khalsa, Sukhmandir (1 January 2010). "Historical Gurdwaras of Nankana, Pakistan Commemorating Guru Nanak Dev". Religion & Spirituality. Retrieved 20 April 2016. 
  8. ^ Pakistan Environmental Protection Agency. "" (PDF). Government of Pakistan. pp. 12, 47, 48. Retrieved 6 June 2013.  External link in |title= (help)

Coordinates: 31°26′51″N 73°41′50″E / 31.44750°N 73.69722°E / 31.44750; 73.69722