Know about Sikhism by visiting these famous gurudwaras in India

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All famous gurudwaras in india – The first Guru of Sikhism is Guru Nanak Dev Ji. He was the one who established Sikhism. Every year on the full moon day of Kartik, his birthday is celebrated as Prakash Parv. There are many gurudwaras all over the world but here we are telling you about some of the all famous gurudwaras in India.

all famous gurudwaras in india

All famous gurudwaras in india

Gurudwara Harmandir Sahib, Punjab

गुरुद्वारा श्री हरिमंदिर साहिब

  • Harmandir Sahib is the most famous Gurudwara in India and the world located in Amritsar. The Gurudwara is famously known as the “Golden Temple”.
  • In 1588, Guru Arjan Sahib ji laid the foundation stone of this gurudwara and in 1604 he placed the Holy Scripture, Adi Granth.
  • There are four gates in the Golden Temple that symbolize that Sikhs accept people from all religions.
  • Golden temple has a great collection of jewellery as also some very valuable items which holds great historical and artistic importance. These include Golden door panels, Golden Canopy and a Jewelled headband which was a gift from Maharaja Ranjit Singh.
  • Millions of devotees from across the world visit the Gurudwara every year.
  • Read about some more facts about the Golden temple.

All famous gurudwaras in india

Takht Sri Patna Sahib, Bihar

takht sri patna sahib bihar

  • Takht Sri Patna Sahib is situated in Patna and is one of the most important Sikh religious places in India.
  • It is believed that Patna is the birthplace of Guru Gobind Singh and he spent many years of his life here.
  • The Gurudwara was built in 1780 in the remembrance of Guru Gobind Singh ji by Maharaja Ranjit Singh.

Must read: Know the journey of Guru Nanak Dev ji, the first Guru of Sikhism

Gurudwara Bangla Sahib, New Delhi

बंगला साहिब गुरुद्वारा

  • Gurudwara Bangla Sahib is in the heart of Delhi. It is one of the most famous Gurudwaras in Delhi. It is situated near Connaught Place..
  • The gurudwara is known for its association with the eighth Sikh Guru, Guru Har Karishan ji. The pool inside its complex is known as the “Sarovar.”
  • Gurdwara Bangla Sahib was originally a bungalow of Raja Jai Singh, an Indian ruler in the seventeenth century. The place was known as Jaisinghpura Palace.

Do read: Exploring the beautiful Gurudwara Bangla Sahib in CP

Gurudwara Baba Atal Sahib, Punjab

gurudwara baba atal sahib punjab

  • Gurdwara Baba Atal is a very famous Gurdwara of Amritsar. Thousands of pilgrims visit this place as it is one of the most poignant places for Sikhs to worship.
  • The Gurudwara was built to remember the early death of Baba Atal Rai, son of Guru Hargobind Singh ji.
  • It is believed that Baba Atal died at a tender age of 9 and the place where he renounced the world is the exact location of the Gurudwara.
  • This 9-storied tower is one of its kind and makes it different from the other Sikh worship places in India.

All famous gurudwaras in india

Gurudwara Sri Hemkunt Sahib, Uttarakhand

गुरुद्वारा श्री हेमकुंट साहिब

  • Hemkunt Sahib Gurudwara is situated in the Chamoli district of Uttarakhand and is known for its beautiful architecture.
  • This sacred place is dedicated to the tenth Sikh Guru, Guru Gobind Singh ji.
  • It is a star-shaped Gurudwara and has been designed keeping the weather and altitude of the place in mind.

Do read: Some of the best places to visit in Chandigarh

Takht Sri Damdama Sahib, Punjab

takht shri damdama sahib

  • Takht Sri Darbar Sahib Damdama Sahib is one of the five Takhts of Temporal Authority of Sikhism.
  • Takht Sri Damdama Sahib is in Bathinda, Punjab and is the place where the tenth Sikh Guru, Guru Gobind Singh ji prepared the full version of the Sikh scriptures called Sri Guru Granth Sahib.
  • The other four Takhts are the Akal Takht, Takht Sri Patna Sahib, Takht Sri Keshgarh Sahib, and Takht Sri Huzur.

Nada sahib, Haryana

nada sahib

  • Nada Sahib is a Gurudwara in the Panchkula district, Haryana. It is the place where Guru Gobind Singh rested while travelling from Paonta Sahib to Anandpur Sahib after the Battle of Bhangani in 1688.
  • There is a spacious brick courtyard that separates these buildings from the complex that comprises the Guru ka Langar and rooms for pilgrims.
  • There is also a holy flag that flies at 105 feet (32 m).

All famous gurudwaras in india

Must read: Five best must visit Gurudwaras of Punjab

Paonta sahib, Himachal Pradesh

पाओंटा साहिब

  • Gurudwara Paonta Sahib is a popular Gurudwara in Paonta Sahib, Sirmour, Himachal Pradesh.
  • This Gurdwara was built in memory of the tenth guru of Sikhs, Guru Gobind Singh ji.
  • The Gurdwara attracts wide tourists and devotees from all over the world. The Gurudwara has a “Palki” that is made of pure gold donated by devotees.

Manikaran

gurudwara manikaran sahib

  • Manikaran is located in the Parvati Valley in the Kullu District, Himachal Pradesh.
  • This Gurudwara is very famous for its hot water. It is said that bathing in this water cures skin diseases.
  • Thousands of devotees visit this place to seek the blessings of Baba ji.

All famous gurudwaras in india

Takhat Sachkhand Shri Hazur Abchalnagar Sahib Gurudwara, Maharashtra

takhat sachkhand shri hazur abchalnagar sahib gurudwara maharashtra

  • Hazur Sahib also known as Takht Sachkhand Sri Hazur Abchalnagar Sahib and Abchal Nagar is one of the five takhts in Sikhism and is located in the state of Maharashtra, India.
  • The gurudwara inside the complex is known as Sach-Khand (Realm of Truth).
  • The structure is built at the place where Guru Gobind Singh Ji spent his earthly life.
  • The gurdwara was built by the order of Maharaja Ranjit Singh Ji in between 1832 and 1837.

Also read about the Most famous gurdwaras in the world

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