Gurdwara Guptsar Sahib

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Gurudwara Guptsar Sahib
ਗੁਰਦੁਆਰਾ ਗੁਪਤਸਰ ਸਾਹਿਬ
Gurudwara Guptsar Sahib, Chhattiana.jpg
Gurudwara Guptsar Sahib, a view from the new Sarovar
Basic information
Location Chhattiana, Sri Muktsar Sahib district, East Punjab, India
Geographic coordinates 30°18′55″N 74°40′52″E / 30.3152°N 74.6812°E / 30.3152; 74.6812Coordinates: 30°18′55″N 74°40′52″E / 30.3152°N 74.6812°E / 30.3152; 74.6812
Affiliation Sikh
Status Always open
Architectural description
Architectural type Sikh shrine

Guptsar Sahib (Punjabi: ਗੁਪਤਸਰ ਸਾਹਿਬ) is a holy Gurdwara (English: Sikh shrine) located on the outskirts of Chhattiana village of Sri Muktsar Sahib district in Punjab, India.

History[edit]

history board
A board at the Gurdwara with the history written on it

The tenth Sikh guru, Guru Gobind Singh, visited the place after the Battle of Muktsar in 1705.[1][2]

Peer Sayyad Ibrahim[edit]

There was a Muslim recluse, Ibrahim, who converted into Sikhism and received the name Ajmer Singh (Punjabi: ਅਜਮੇਰ ਸਿੰਘ) when the tenth master came to this village.[2] The shrine of the Pir/Peer is located at 30°18′59″N 74°40′32″E / 30.3165°N 74.6755°E / 30.3165; 74.6755[3] near the Gurudwara in northwest direction.

Shrine of Vehmi Peer
Shrine of Peer Ibrahim (better known as Vehmi Peer)

References[edit]

  1. ^ The image of the history board, by Tari Buttar, is a proof itself
  2. ^ a b Gian Singh, Giani (1970) Tawarikh Guru Khalsa, Patiala
  3. ^ Google Maps