5 Well Known Sikh Temple To Visit
5 Well Known Sikh Temple To Visit


Golden Temple:-   Is the most famous Gurudwara in India. located in Amritsar, this Gurudwara is popular by the name of golden temple, in 1588, Guru Arjan laid the foundation stone of this sacred shrine and it was in 1604 that he placed the holy scripture called Adi Granth here. in the 19th century, to protect this shrine, maharaja ranjit singh covered the upper floors with sheets of gold, which later gave the Gurudwara its modern name ‘golden temple’. four gates in the golden temple symbolize that Sikhs accept people from all walks of life.

Charmander sahib is not only important as a religious structure but has historical significance as well. inside the gurdwara are several memorial items that commemorate the rich past of Sikhs events, saints, and martyrs and include commemorative inscriptions of all the Sikh soldiers who died in world war I and ii. the golden temple, harmandir sahib, is surrounded by other milky white temples and the moat. built-in 1577, the temple's dome is gilded with 750 kg of pure gold. it is founded by the fourth Sikh guru Ram Das.

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GURUDWARA BABA ATAL SAHIB:- Although gurudwara baba atal sahib in Amritsar is often over-shadowed due to the extreme popularity of Guru Charmander Sahib aka golden temple, this sacred shrine is one of the best Gurudwaras in India. gurudwara baba atal sahib was built to commemorate the early death of the son of Guru Hargobind Singh. baba atal died at the tender age of 9 years and the place where he renounced the world is the exact location of the gurudwara. this nine-storied tower is one of its kind as its architecture differs from the other sikh worship places in India. it was built between 1778 and 1784 and since then has been frequented by devotees.

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TAKHT SRI DAMDAMA SAHIB:-  Takht Sri patna sahib is one of the most important Sikh religious places in India. Patna is the birthplace of guru gobind singh and the place where he also spent many years of his life. the gurudwara was built in remembrance of Guru Gobind Singh by maharaja ranjit singh in 1780. besides being the birthplace of guru ji, takht sri patna sahib holds importance for sikh pilgrims as guru teg bahadur also visited Patna and stayed at the same place.

It was built by maharaja ranjit singh (1780-1839), the first Maharaja of the Sikh empire, who also built many other gurdwaras in the Indian subcontinent. the current shrine of patna sahib or takht sri harmandirji sahib was built in the 1950s.

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GURUDWARA BANGLA SAHIB:- Gurudwara Bangla sahib is one of the imminent landmarks of the capital city. built between the 17th and the 18th century (in the 17th century it was a bungalow and in the 18th-century new construction was done, this gurudwara was built to commemorate the stay of the eighth sikh guru Har Krishan here. As mentioned earlier, this sacred edifice was once a bungalow that was owned by maharaja jai Singh. guru har Krishan stayed here in 1664 when Delhi was under the influence of chicken pox and the cholera epidemic.

He helped the people by giving them clean water from the nearby well. unfortunately, guru Har Krishan contracted the illness and died here. to pay homage to Guru Har Krishan, maharaja jai singh built a tank over the well, which is believed to have healing properties. today, gurudwara bangla sahib is one of the most famous gurudwaras in Delhi.

GURUDWARA NANAK JHIRA SAHIB:- it is one of the most important gurudwaras in India and is situated in Bidar, Karnataka. the gurudwara got its name after a miraculous event took place here. guru nanak was staying on the outskirts of Mardana, where there was a shortage of water and despite the efforts of the village people, drinkable water was hard to find. guru nanak touched a part of the hillside with his toes and removed some debris after which a fountain of sweet water gushed out from there.

Today, on the side of the fountain is where the gurudwara nanak jhira sahib stands. the gurudwara is thronged by a large number of devotees thrice a year i.e. on Holi, Dussehra, and Guru Nanak’s birthday. Not only Sikhs but people of different communities also come here to take blessings.

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