Gurdwara Damdama Sahib (Sri Hargobindpur)

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Gurdwara Damdama Sahib is situated near Sri Hargobindpur Town whjich is the remambrance of Sri Guru Hargobind. The three storied Gurudwara Damdama Sahib which is under construction now is situated one Kilometer west of Sri-Hargobindpur.

History

During Rainy Season, Guru Hargobind ji left Kartarpur & Camped at Sri Hargobindpur, on Second thursday of Sawan. At that time, Bhagwan Das Ghirarh(Khatri) had illegal possesion over the land. Bhagwan Das was relative of Chandu Shah(Murderer of Guru Arjun Dev).

When Guru Hargobind Ji was Setting up a Camp. Bhagwan said some foul words to Guru Sahib. Bhagwan Das contemplated his right of ownership on the land and with the help of some hired ruffians forcibly tried to dislodge them. In the ensuing small clash with Sikhs Bhagwan Das and his most hired ruffians were killed.

After this incident, Son of Bhagwan Das Ghirhar Went to jalandhar where His Relative Karam Chand, who was son of Chandu Shah, Resided. They together went to Ali Beg(Abdullah Khan), Subedar of Jalandhar and complained about Guru Hargobind. After listening that, Subedar got angry and attacked Guru sahib. There was a Furious battle outside Rohila Town. Subedar Alibeg defeated in this battle. After Battle, in the evening, Guru Sahib untied his waist band(Kamar Kasa) at that place Gurdwara Damdama Sahib is situated.

Here Guru ji Dug the land and buried the dead bodies of Abdullah Khan, His two Sons & 5 Chiefs and raised a platform for sitting. Jassa Singh Ramgarhia constructed Gurdwara Sahib.

This gurdwara is the site where Guru Hargobind Ji held a diwan and had rest after winning the battle of Rohila, and take out his Kamar Kasaa(cumberband, Belt, waist sash or waistband). So this Gurudwara is called Dam-Dama-Sahib.