Bur Majra

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BUR MAJRA, a small village about 8 km east of Chamkaur Sahib (30°53'N, 76°25'E) in Ropar district of the Punjab, claims a historical shrine, Gurdwara Patshahi 10 located near an old well. It is said that Guru Gobind Singh, while proceeding to Chamkaur on 6 December 1705 after evacuating Anandpur Sahib, halted here awhile. The well, which still exists, provided water for the travellers and their horses. The Gurdwara commemorating the visit, comprises a divan hall with the sanctum for the Guru Granth Sahib in the centre. The management is in the hands of the Nihangs.


1. Tara Singh, Sri Gur Tirath Sangrahi. Amritsar, n.d. 2. Thakar Sirigh, Giani, Sri Gurduare Darshan. Amritsar, 1923