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Gurdwara Sri Amb Sahib Mohali

Location - Phase 8, Mohali, Punjab, India


Associated with - Sri Guru Har Rai Sahib Ji


Sikh Artifacts - unknown


Sarovar - None


Sarai - Yes


Bhai Kuram, a Lobana by caste, and a resident of village Lambian traveled to Amritsar to have a glimpse of Sri Guru Arjan Sahib Ji. It was season of mangoes (amb) and the court of the great Guru Arjan Sahib Ji was in place. The followers were giving their offerings. Followers from Kabul came with ripe mangoes.

Bhai Kuram felt sorry that he had came from the land of mangoes but had not thought to bring any to the Guru.

When the darbar ended that night the mangoes were distributed among the devotees as Parshad. All the followers went to their deras to retire. Bhai Kuram did not eat the mango given to him as parshad. The next day he got up in the morning, took his bath and carried the mango he had received as parshad and offered the same in darbar.

Guru Arjan called Bhai Kuram and said, "This mango was given to you as parshad but you have offered the same here". Bhai Kuram bowed before the Guru and answered, "Your highness, I came from the land of mangoes but did not bring any for you, so I kept this one for you." Guru Ji told Bhai Kuram not to worry and said he could eat his mango and promised that he would take his offering one day as the seventh Guru.

On the first day of Poh (mid-December), Sri Guru Har Rai Ji arrived at Mohali from Kurukshetra. Guru Har Rai found Bhai Kuram and reminded him that he had an offering of a mango to provide.

Bhai Kuram was suprised, in winter it was not the season for mango's, how could he provide one? Bhai Kuram, very politely, advised Guru Har Rai that it would not be possible to provide a mango.

Guru Har Rai who had been sitting under a mango tree asked Bhai Kuram to look up. The mango tree had mangoes that were ripe and were ready to eat. Guru Har Rai asked Bhai Kuram to distribute the mangoes to the Sangat.

Sarai

There are 60 rooms with 2 or 3 beds with attached bathrooms. Six halls for 180 persons.

Historic Sikh Gurdwaras In And Around Chandigarh


Gurdwara Singh Shaheedan Sohana

Gurdwara Sri Amb Sahib Mohali

Gurdwara Sri Baba Banda Singh Bahadur Chapar Chiri

Gurdwara Sri Baoli Sahib Dhakauli

Gurdwara Sri Baoli Sahib Panchkula

Gurdwara Sri Koohni Sahib

Gurdwara Sri Manji Sahib Chandigarh

Gurdwara Sri Manji Sahib Pinjore

Gurdwara Sri Mata Sunder Kaur Mohali

Gurdwara Sri Nabha Sahib

Gurdwara Sri Nadha Sahib Panchkula


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