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[[Image:Kartarpurderababananak.jpg|thumb|right|200px|A picture of Gurdwara Sahib from 2004.]]
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[[Image:Gurdwara_kartarpur.jpg|thumb|left|550px|Darbar Sahib at Kartarpur (Ravi) is also called Dera Baba Nanak]]
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The gurdwara '''Darbar Sahib''' is situated in the town of [[Kartarpur (Ravi)]]. The Gurdwara Sahib is also known as [[Dera Baba Nanak]].
  
The gurdwara '''Darbar Sahib''' is situated in a town, called [[Kartarpur (Ravi)]].
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The Shrine is sited along the bank of the river Ravi where  [[Guru Nanak]] Ji departed from this world on 23rd Assu, Samvat 1596 (22nd Sept. 1529).
  
This is the historical place where [[Guru Nanak]] Ji departed from this world on 23rd Assu, Samvat 1596 (22nd Sept. 1529 AD). The Gurdwara Sahib is also called Dera Baba Nanak. Dera Sahib railway station, on Lahore-Narowal section, serves this place. The Shrine is located by the River Ravi within a distance of four kilometers from the railway station.
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Dera Sahib Station is located about four kilometers from the Gurdwara on the Lahore-Narowal railway.
  
The present building was built at a cost of Rs.1,35,600, donated by Sardar Popindar Singh, the Maharaja of Patiala.  
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The Gurdwara was originaly built at a cost of Rs.1,35,600, from funds donated by Sardar Popindar Singh, the Maharaja of Patiala.
It was repaired by the Govt of Pakistan in 1995 incurring expenditure in lacs of rupees. It has a spacious and beautiful building. Its location beside a forest and river Ravi makes its care difficult
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==Rennovations==
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The Govt. of Pakistan renovated the Gurdwara in 1995 incurring an expenditure in lacs of rupees. It has a spacious and beautiful building. Its location beside a forest along the river Ravi makes its care difficult. A photo before the rennovations is shown below.
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[[Image:Kartarpurderababananak.jpg|thumb|right|200px|The Gurdwara before renovations (2004)]]
  
 
[[Category: Gurdwaras in Pakistan]]
 
[[Category: Gurdwaras in Pakistan]]

Revision as of 07:52, 27 May 2008

Darbar Sahib at Kartarpur (Ravi) is also called Dera Baba Nanak

The gurdwara Darbar Sahib is situated in the town of Kartarpur (Ravi). The Gurdwara Sahib is also known as Dera Baba Nanak.

The Shrine is sited along the bank of the river Ravi where Guru Nanak Ji departed from this world on 23rd Assu, Samvat 1596 (22nd Sept. 1529).

Dera Sahib Station is located about four kilometers from the Gurdwara on the Lahore-Narowal railway.


The Gurdwara was originaly built at a cost of Rs.1,35,600, from funds donated by Sardar Popindar Singh, the Maharaja of Patiala.




Rennovations


The Govt. of Pakistan renovated the Gurdwara in 1995 incurring an expenditure in lacs of rupees. It has a spacious and beautiful building. Its location beside a forest along the river Ravi makes its care difficult. A photo before the rennovations is shown below.

The Gurdwara before renovations (2004)