Gurudwara Shri Chola Sahib, Chohla


GURUDWARA SHRI CHOHLA SAHIB is situated in the village chohla, 5 km from Sirhali Kalaan in Distt Tarn Taran. SHRI GURU ARJAN DEV JI visited this village. The village was called Bhaini when the GURU SAHIB visited here. A housewife served him a delicious dish of chohia, broken bread mixed with sugar and butter (Churi). SHRI GURU ARJAN DEV JI was pleased and blessed her. He also uttered a hymn of thanks giving with the refrain

"The Lord is our life and soul. He cares for us everywhere in every respect."

"God is our wealth, His Name is our food; this, Nanak, is our chohia."

The village there upon came to be called Chohia Chohia Sahib for the devotees. There are three historical shrines in the village which, it was also visited by SHRI GURU HARGOBIND SAHIB JI. GURDWARA CHOHLA SAHIB at the western edge of the village marks the spot where SHRI GURU ARJAN DEV JI sat and preached. GURDWARA GURU KI KOTHARI in the interior of the village marks the site of the house where SHRI GURU ARJAN DEV JI and his wife, Mata Ganga, had stayed. It is also known as MATA GANGAJI DA ASTHAN.

GURDWARA BABA ADALI, in the eastern part of the village, commemorates Bhai Adali, a pious Sikh contemporary of the fourth and the Fifth Gurus, SHRI GURU RAM DAS JI and SHRI GURU ARJAN JI. It was he who brought the famous Bhai Bidhi Chand (d. 1640) into the Sikh fold.

Gurudwara Shri Chola Sahib, Chohla
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  • Guru Arjan Dev Ji


Village :- Chola Sahib, Distt :- Tarn Taran, Punjab, India

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