Katana Sahib

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Bodhi Leaf Katana Sahib

Guru Gobind Singh slept beneath this old ber tree. In 1854 a British engineer tried to cut down the tree to move the Gurudwara from planned irrigation works- he was suddenly blinded, the tree spurted blood, and the Gurudwara saved.


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  • Latitude: 30.833154 ° north of the Equator
  • Longitude: 76.072885 ° east of the Prime Meridian
  • Altitude: 260.7 metres above sea level

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Journey Journey:

  • Venturing Northwest
  • Path : Through Chandigarh up to Shimla, Dharamsala, and down into the Punjab and Haryana
  • Date photographed: 9.10.09

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For the landmarked tree named Katana Sahib , the database reference code is: j045.


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