Have you ever planned a religious trip? Or just thought sometimes to visit sikh pilgrimage places? If yes, then the Top Gurdwaras in India are here to make your pilgrimism tour blissful. A trip where you just want to seek blessings of god, find peace and some stories of history. The sikh gurdwaras fulfill all your religious traveling needs.
With the help of the best traveling company - Sikh Tours, you can visit all the famous gurdwaras with the best packages at an economical price and make your trip blissful. Here is the list of sikh pilgrimages that fascinates you with its beauty and history:
Hits on top of the list when it comes to explore sikh pilgrimage places, Shri Harmandir Sahib also famous as Golden Temple spreads its beauty all over the world. Golden Temple is one of those gurdwaras which was founded and built by the Fourth Sikh Guru, Shri Guru Ramdas Ji.
The Golden Temple which you see in today’s times and wonder how Shri Harmandir Sahib is known as the Golden Temple in the whole world is because in 1830, the king of Sikh Empire, Maharaja Ranjit Singh rebuilt the gurdwara and covered it with copper, marble and gold leaf. The gurdwara opens from four sides which indicates that people from any religion be it Hindu, Muslim, or others can seek blessings from Sri Harmandir Sahib and sit together in Langar Hall to enjoy “Guru ka Langar ''. Want to visit Shri Harmandir Sahib? Then book the Amritsar - Golden Temple Tour Package with us.
Famous for its structure and trekking stories from 20 km from Govindghat, the gurdwara is located in Chamoli, Uttarakhand which is devoted to the Tenth Sikh Guru, Shri Guru Gobind Singh Ji. The gurdwara is situated on the Garhwal Himalayas at a height of 4160 meters. The structure of the gurdwara is surrounded by seven mountain peaks and each peak is decorated with Nishan Sahib on the cliff. The trek of Hemkund Sahib starts. If you are planning to go on the Hemkund Sahib Yatra and want to find out how to register? Click here to learn more about the registration process!
3. Gurdwara Hazur Sahib, Maharashtra
Situated in Nanded, Maharashtra on the bank of Godavari, Gurdwara Shri Hazur Sahib is one of the gurdwaras which was built by Maharaja Ranjit Singh. The Gurdwara is truly devoted to the Tenth Sikh Guru, Shri Guru Gobind Singh Ji. As Guru Sahib spent his last days of his life at the place where in today’s time, Gurdwara Hazur Sahib is situated. At this place, Guru Sahib announced Shri Guru Granth Sahib Ji (The Holy Book in Sikhism) as his successor before his death.
The structure of gurdwara amazes every pilgrim as well as tourists from all over the world. The area where the copy of Shri Guru Granth Sahib Ji is placed is called Takht Sahib which is known as one of the Panj Takhts in India. The area where Guru Sahib was cremated is known as Angitha Sahib. However, recently the show of laser-ray started where the live story of ten Gurus of the Sikh Religion was shown briefly which astonished everyone. The show is now considered Asia's second largest laser show. Want to explore there? Book Delhi to Hazur Sahib Tour Packages with us at a great deal.
4. Gurdwara Paonta Sahib, Himachal Pradesh
Made up of pure gold, the palanquin also called “Palki '' at Gurdwara Paonta Sahib which is situated in the district of Sirmaur, Himachal Pradesh fascinates every pilgrim from all over the world. The shrine has two important places one is Shri Talab Asthan and the other is Shri Dastar Asthan. A museum near the gurdwara displays the pens and weapons used by Shri Guru Gobind Singh Ji. The gurdwara is located on the bank of Yamuna river. The Langar Prashada serves to all tourists.
5. Gurdwara Mandi, Himachal Pradesh
Gurdwara Guru Gobind Singh Ji is located in the city called Mandi, Himachal Pradesh. The gurdwara is built near the banks of River Beas. The gurdwara is known from the name of Tenth Sikh Guru, Shri Guru Gobind Singh Ji because Guru Sahib was welcomed by the Mandi’s ruler Raja Sidh Sen and lived there. When Guru Sahib was about to leave, the Mandi’s king asked him who would defend the Mandi from Aurangzeb. Guru Sahib Ji aimed with his gun at a clay Pitcher which was floating down the river. The pitcher kept floating instead of sinking. Seeing this, Guru Sahib assured the king that as the pitcher kept coasting even after being shot, the Mandi would stay protected from any assault. After such an incident, the gurdwara was made here and many visitors come every year to visit here.
6. Gurdwara Shri Patna Sahib, Uttar Pradesh
Signifies the birth place of Guru Gobind Singh Ji, the tenth sikh guru, the gurdwara welcomes each visitor and devotees here from all over the world. The gurdwara is one of the gurdwaras which was built by Maharaja Ranjit Singh. Apart from Guru Sahib’s birth and early life spending here, the gurdwara was also esteemed with the visit of Guru Nanak Dev Ji and Guru Teg Bahadur Ji. Want to explore and seek blessings from here? Book Patna Sahib Tour Packages with the Best Tour and Travel Company in India.
7. Takht Shri Damdama Sahib, Punjab
One of the Top Gurdwaras in India, Takht Shri Damdama Sahib also considered as one of takhts in India situated in Talwandi Sabo, Bathinda, Punjab. This sikh pilgrimage is well known for the final preparation of the Sikh Scripture called Shri Guru Granth Sahib Ji by the Tenth Sikh Guru, Shri Guru Gobind Singh Ji in 1705. To explore one of the Takhts of Sikhism, book Damdama Sahib Tour Packages from Sikh Tours.
8. Gurdwara Bangla Sahib, New Delhi
The most admired gurdwara in Sikhism, Gurdwara Bangla Sahib is situated in New Delhi which is truly devoted to the Eighth Sikh Guru, Shri Guru Harkrishan Ji. In 1664, Guru Sahib was welcomed by Raja Jai Singh, and during his stay, smallpox & cholera epidemic was spreaded. Guru Sahib served many people by providing pure water from wells and aid. After that, he also got caught by disease and died.
After his death, a gurdwara was made in Guru Sahib’s memory. The shrine has an amazing architect, a holy pond called Sarovar, a kitchen where Langar is served, an art gallery, travelers Hostel (Yatri Niwas) and a school.
9. Shri Anandpur Sahib, Punjab
Located in the North of Chandigarh, Shri Anandpur Sahib is considered as the holy city in Sikhism as the city has great ties with sikh history. The one of the famous gurdwara in India is situated here is called Takht Sri Kesgarh Sahib. The ninth Sikh Guru, Guru Teg Bahadur Ji lived here with his family. The Tenth Sikh Guru, Shri Guru Gobind Singh Ji son of Guru Teg Bahadur Ji organized Khalsa Panth here in 1699.
The festivals like Hola Mohalla and Vaisakhi are commemorated here with great enthusiasm by a number of visitors and pilgrims. Grand fairs are held here every year on such occasions. To enjoy the city of sikh history, book Anandpur Sahib Gurdwara Tour Packages.
In the End…
The sikh pilgrimage places in India are the best places to make your traveling memories blissful. Apart from visiting great gurdwaras of Sikhism, you can contribute seva (service) in such gurdwaras to get Waheguru’s blessings.
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