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Gurdwara Sri Lachi Ber Sahib

Location - Golden Temple Road, Amritsar City, Punjab 143006, India


Associated with - Sri Guru Arjan Sahib Ji


Sikh Artifacts - None


Sarovar - Yes


Sarai - None


Gurdwara Sri Lachi Ber Sahib is situated in the main Gurdwara Sri Harmandir Sahib complex.

Gurdwara Sri Lachi Ber Sahib refers to the Lachi Ber tree located to the right of the Darshan Deori (entrance) to Sri Harmandir Sahib.

The Lachi Ber tree bears small cardamom berries.

In 1577, Sri Guru Arjan Sahib Ji used to sit here under the Lachi Ber tree and supervise the excavation of the sarovar and building of Sri Harmandir Sahib.

Bhai Shalo Ji, a devout Sikh of Guru Arjan also used to participate in the voluntary excavation work.

The Brave Warriors Bhai Sukha Singh and Bhai Mehtab Singh tied their horses with this very tree in 1740 while entering Sri Harmandir Sahib to behead Massa Rangar, a fanatic mughal.

Massa Rangar desecrated Sri Harmandir Sahib by converting it into a dancing hall and pleasure palace.

  • Foundation Of Sri Harmandir Sahib

    Foundation Of Sri Harmandir Sahib

    It is a common misconception that the foundation stone was laid by the Sufi saint Mian Mir of Lahore. The foundation stone was laid by none other than Guru Arjan Sahib himself in December 1588.

  • Completion Of Sri Harmandir Sahib

    Completion Of Sri Harmandir Sahib

    The Gurdwara was completed in 1604. Guru Arjan, installed the Guru Granth Sahib in it and appointed Baba Buddha as the first Granthi (reader) of it on August 1604.

  • Guru Arjan And The Arrogant Brahman Pandit

    Guru Arjan And The Arrogant Brahman Pandit

    A proud ritualistic hindu brahman pandit arrived in Amritsar to hold a religious argument with Guru Arjan. Guru Arjan asked the pandit, "Brahman, why are you so full of arrogance and anger?"


Historic Sikh Gurdwaras In Amritsar City


Gurdwara Sri Baba Atal Sahib - Sri Harmandir Sahib complex

Gurdwara Sri Baba Deep Singh Shaheed - Sri Harmandir Sahib complex

Gurdwara Sri Harmandir Sahib - Sri Harmandir Sahib complex

Gurdwara Sri Lachi Ber Sahib - Sri Harmandir Sahib complex

Gurdwara Sri Mata Kaulsar Sahib - Sri Harmandir Sahib complex

Gurdwara Sri Manji Sahib Harmandir - Sri Harmandir Sahib complex

Gurdwara Sri Shaheed Ganj Baba Gurbaksh Singh - Sri Harmandir Sahib complex

Gurdwara Sri Thada Sahib Amritsar - Sri Harmandir Sahib complex

Gurdwara Sri Thara Sahib Amritsar - Sri Harmandir Sahib complex

Historic Place Of Beri Baba Budha - Sri Harmandir Sahib complex

Historic Place Of Dukh Bhanjani Beri - Sri Harmandir Sahib complex

Sri Akal Takht Sahib - Sri Harmandir Sahib complex


Gurdwara Sri Baba Bota Singh And Baba Garja Singh - Shaheeda Sahib Road complex

Gurdwara Sri Bibeksar Sahib - Shaheeda Sahib Road complex

Gurdwara Sri Manji Sahib Amritsar - Shaheeda Sahib Road complex

Gurdwara Sri Ramsar Sahib Amritsar - Shaheeda Sahib Road complex

Gurdwara Sri Shaheed Ganj Baba Deep Singh - Shaheeda Sahib Road complex

Gurdwara Yaadgar Vaisakhi 1978 De Shaheed Sahib - Shaheeda Sahib Road complex


Gurdwara And Burj Akali Phula Singh - 1 km from Sri Harmandir Sahib

Gurdwara Bhai Manjh Da Khooh - 5.5 km's from Sri Harmandir Sahib

Gurdwara Bhai Shalo Da Tobha - 700 meters from Sri Harmandir Sahib

Gurdwara Qila Lohgarh Sahib Amritsar - 900 meters from Sri Harmandir Sahib

Gurdwara Sri Atari Sahib Sultanvind - 3.5 km's from Sri Harmandir Sahib

Gurdwara Sri Chaurasti Atari - 500 meters from Sri Harmandir Sahib

Gurdwara Sri Darshani Deori - 250 meters from Sri Harmandir Sahib

Gurdwara Sri Guriaana Sahib - 8 km's from Sri Harmandir Sahib

Gurdwara Sri Guru Ka Mehal - 500 meters from Sri Harmandir Sahib

Gurdwara Sri Kotha Sahib - 7 km's from Sri Harmandir Sahib

Gurdwara Sri Pipli Sahib Amritsar - 3.5 km from Sri Harmandir Sahib

Gurdwara Sri Tahli Sahib Amritsar - 650 meters from Sri Harmandir Sahib

Gurdwara Sri Toot Sahib - 3 km's from Sri Harmandir Sahib


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