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Gurdwara Sri Guru Nanak Sahib Tilla Jogian

Location - Tilla Jogian, Jhelum, Punjab, Pakistan


Associated with - Sri Guru Nanak Sahib Ji


Sikh Artifacts - None


Sarovar - Yes


Sarai - None


Tilla Jogian (also known as Tilla Baal Nath or Tilla Guru Nanak) located in Jhelum District of Punjab, Pakistan.

Gurdwara Sri Guru Nanak Sahib Tilla Jogian is located on a hill about 24 kilometers west of Jehlum City.

The place is also called Tilla Jogian. It was at this place that Ranjha, the main character of Punjabi folk story Heer Ranjha, had his ears pierced by Bal Nath Jogi and took Jog.

A Jogi (yogi) by the name of Bal Gondai lived on this mound. He was a Purapkari Sadhu. Sucha Patshah Guru Nanak Sahib Ji came to his dharamsala. After spending many days talking with Guru Nanak, Bal Gondai became a Sikh.

The footprints of Guru Nanak, which were preserved in stone at this place, have eroded now. A small Darbar and stone built sarovar built during the rule of Maharaja Ranjit Singh is still present.

During British rule, Nange Sadhus were the caretakers. 15 ghumaon of forest land is attached to the Gurdwara. The place can be reached by personal transport from Jehlum or Dina (without which it is difficult to return within a day).

The weather and the view on top of the hill are fascinating for the visitor. The panorama and beauty of this Gurdwara remains with the visitor forever.


















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