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Historic Gurdwaras outside Punjab

Historic Gurdwaras outside Punjab (6)

Tuesday, 30 November 1999 00:00
TOKA SAHIB, GURDWARA, established in honour of Guru Gobind Singh, who stayed here for a few days in 1688, is on the border of Himachal Pradesh and Haryana. The Gurdwara is in Sirmur district of Himachal Pradesh, but the nearest village Tota, about one kilometre to the southeast, is in...
Tuesday, 30 November 1999 00:00
SEHRA SAHIB, GURDWARA, on top of a hillock near Basi or Basantgarh village, one kilometre south of Guru ka Lahore in Bilaspur district of Himachal Pradesh, is dedicated to Guru Gobind Singh, who halted here for a short time on his way to Guru ka Lahore for his marriage in...
Tuesday, 30 November 1999 00:00
RITHA SAHIB, GURDWARA, 40 km northwest of Nanak Mata in Uttat Pradesh. It is also 40 km from Kichha railway station on the Bareilly Kathgodam metregauge section of North Eastern railway. Here, Guru Nanak had an encounter with the Nath Yogis whom he tried to bring to the path of...
Tuesday, 30 November 1999 00:00
HEM KUNT SAHIB, GURDWARA SRI, lit. Receptacle of Ice, situated in the Himalayas at a height of about 15,210 feet above sea level and located in Chamoli district of Uttar Pradesh, is dedicated to Guru Gobind Singh. Guru Gobind Singh in his autobiographical work, Bachitra Ndtak, has said that before...
Tuesday, 30 November 1999 00:00
BANGLA SAHIB GURUDWARA, ROHTAK This Gurdwara is dedicated to the Ninth Guru, Guru Tegh Bahadur Sahib Ji. He came here in 1675 while going from Jind to Delhi. He stayed at this place for a few days. A well that existed at the time of his visit is also present...
Tuesday, 30 November 1999 00:00
BANDA BAHADUR GURUDWARA, NEW DELHI In every faith and every land, whenever men become corrupt, despotic and tyrannous, God sends a scourge like me to punish them and teach them a lesson". Thus spoke Banda Singh Bahadur a great Sikh hero in reply to a question put to him by...

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