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Gurdwara Sri Triveni Sahib Guru Ka Lahore

Location - Guru Ka Lahore, Bilaspur, Himachal Pradesh, India


Associated with - Sri Guru Gobind Singh Ji


Sikh Artifacts - unknown


Sarovar - Yes


Sarai - unknown


Guru Ka Lahore is a small village located in the Bilaspur district of the State of Himachal Pradesh. Guru Ka Lahore is located 13 km from Anandpur Sahib.

There are 4 Historic Sikh Gurdwaras at Guru Ka Lahore.

The marriage arrangement of young Gobind Rai (the future Sri Guru Gobind Singh Ji) took place during the lifetime of his father Sri Guru Tegh Bahadur Ji, but the marriage had been postponed because of the elder Guru's martyrdom in November 1675.

Early in 1677, Mata Jito's father, Bhai Hari Jas, a resident of Lahore, came to Chak Nanaki (which later became known as Anandpur Sahib) and proposed that the bridegroom's marriage party should go to Lahore with the marriage being performed at an early and suitable date.

The elders in the holy family considered that it was still not politically advisable to go to Lahore becauseof the ill treatment of Sikhs and other non-mulsims at the hands of the evil mughal empire.

Young Guru Gobind Singh said, 'We shall create a 'Lahore' near here and the bride's family may come and live in it.' Consequently, a temporary camp was set up 13 km from Anandpur Sahib and looked like part of Lahore. The site was called Guru Ka Lahore.

Bhai Hari Jas brought his family and other relatives to the temporary 'Lahore' and the marriage took place on 23rd Har 1734 Bikrami/ 21st June 1677. Even after the camp had been disassembled and vacated, the place continued to be considered holy.

Gurdwara Sri Sehra Sahib Guru Ka Lahore

Gurdwara Sri Sehra Sahib Guru Ka Lahore is 1 km south of Gurdwara Sri Guru Ka Lahore. This is where the marriage party of Guru Gobind Singh stopped for a short time while on their way to the Guru's marriage at Guru Ka Lahore.

According to tradition the sehra, or ceremonial wreath was fastened round the bridegroom's head here. The Gurdwara, a square domed room with a circumambulatory verandah, was constructed by Bhai Seva Singh of Anandpur Sahib in 1962.

Gurdwara Sri Guru Ka Lahore

Gurdwara Sri Guru Ka Lahore, also known as Gurdwara Anand Karaj Asthan Patshahi Dasvin, represents the spot where the Anand Karaj of Sri Guru Gobind Singh Ji to Mata Jito was performed. Its present building, a square hall with the domed sanctum over its middle, was constructed by Bhai Seva Singh of Anandpur Sahib during the 1960s.

Gurdwara Sri Paur Sahib Guru Ka Lahore

Gurdwara Sri Paur Sahib Guru Ka Lahore, a small domed room with a verandah in front, marks the site of a water spring. The spring is said to have been caused by Sri Guru Gobind Singh Ji's horse stamping its 'Paur' (hoof) on the ground.

Gurdwara Sri Triveni Sahib Guru Ka Lahore

Gurdwara Sri Triveni Sahib Guru Ka Lahore encloses a water spring formerly called Karpa (lit. spear) Baoli. The water spring is said to have been created by Sri Guru Gobind Singh Ji with a strike of his spear. The Gurdwara is a domed square hall with a pavilion over the spring in front of the hall.

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