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Nankana Sahib is a city and capital of the Nankana Sahib District in the Punjab province of Pakistan. It is located about 75 km (47 mi) east of Faisalabad and about 91 km (57 mi) west of Lahore. The city has a population of 79,540 inhabitants, according to the census 2017. Until 2005, it was the part of Sheikhupura District.
It was named after Guru Nanak, the first Sikh Guru, who was born in the city and began preaching here. The Sikh religion's most significant holy site is Nankana Sahib. Apart from Gurdwara Janam Asthan, Nankana Sahib is home to a number of major shrines, including
Gurdwara Tambu Sahib, Gurdwara Patti Sahib, Gurdwara Mal Ji Sahib, Gurdwara Bal Leela, and Gurdwara Kiara Sahib, are all of which are devoted to different phases in the life of the first Guru.
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Gurdwara Janam Asthan , also referred to as Gurdwara Nankana Sahib, located in Nankana Sahib.
Gurdwara Janam Asthan , also referred to as Gurdwara Nankana Sahib, is a highly revered gurdwara that is situated at the site where the founder of Sikhism, Guru Nanak, was born.The shrine is located in the city of Nankana Sahib, near the city of Lahore in the Punjab province of Pakistan.Gurdwara Janam Asthan is believed to be located at the site where Guru Nanak was born to Mehta Kalu and Mata Tripta.
The gurdwara forms part of an ensemble of nine important gurdwaras in Nankana Sahib. The shrine is frequently visited by Sikh yatris as part of a pilgrimage route in Pakistan.
Nankana Lake Resort is located two miles from Nankana Sahib City, in the heart of Punjab.
Nankana Lake Resort is located two miles from Nankana Sahib City, in the heart of Punjab. The resort is located on the border of two old land grants of the mid-15th century; Rai Bular's Estate and the old Rajput trail through authentic Punjabi villages ap
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Culture and Heritage
Because of the region's ethnic diversity, the city witnesses a blending of cultures. Muslims, Hindus, Sikhs, and Christians all value and honor their celebrations and festivities. English, Punjabi, and Urdu can all be used to communicate. The vast majority of Sikhs are dressed in traditional dress. Various forms of clothing are worn by all communities (eastern and western). The majority of residents in the city wear Shalwar Kameez, although a few people wear western clothing such as trousers, shirts, and other items. Dhoti-Kurta and Pagri-Khusa are common in rural areas. Sikhs wear a turban in addition to shalwar kameez, and their women are seen covering themselves in Chaddar/Parna.
The entire community is profoundly rooted in Islamic culture and has strong religious traditions. The people celebrate Islamic festivals with fervor and religious zeal. When it comes to the Sikh community, has its own set of customs to follow. Local Sikhs celebrate festivals such as jorr maila, Baisakhi, Janam din, Yoam Parkash, and Baba Guru Nanak's birthday. Volleyball, Gulli danda, hide and seek, cards, and other desi/folk activities are also popular. Sikh boys and girls do gidda, or folk dance, on various occasions of delight.
Parents frequently arrange marriages, and no Nikah ceremony is valid without the consent of the parents. Marriages are usually arranged through an intermediary. The presents are exchanged between two parties called Bari and Daaj. Dowery is commonly given as a gift in Nankana. Clothes, furniture, jewelry, household items, and technology products are all types of gifts. Marriages are celebrated with a lot of pomp and show. Marriages in the Sikh community are mostly organized by family and community elders and held in Gurdwaras.