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Gurudwaras

It would only be fair to assert that Himachal remains to be a blessed land particularly chosen by god. Apart from its frozen glaciers, vast spread meadows and array of pine forests, Himachal also remains to be holy land. Buddhist Monasteries in the calm of the state, Hindu Temples and also several Sikh Gurudwaras; all are present in this state.

Few Gurudwaras in Himachal Pradesh


Guru Ka Lahaur

Right in the heart of the  Bilaspur district , lies the basantgarh Village which boasts of Guru Ka Lahaur. Located at a distance 12 km north of the sacred pilgrimage of Anandpur Sahib in Punjab, The Guru ka Lahuar is a gamut of three gurudwaras and is related to the marriage of Shri Guru Gobind Singh. On the occasion of marriage, A temporary base was created at Lahaur and hence 3 gurudwaras were created there. Namely,

  • Gurudwara Anand Karaj PatShahi Dasvin.
  • Gurudwara Triveni Sahib.
  • Gurudwara Shri Paur Sahib- Bilaspur
  • Gurudwara Shri Manikaran Sahib- Kullu
  • Gurudwara Shri Damdama Sahib- Mandi
  • Gurudwara Shri Guru Gobind Singh Ji-Kangra
  • Gurudwara Shri Dashmesh Asthaan-Sirmour

Gurudwara Gurpalah Patshahi Dasvin

Situated at the Bathu Village in the beautiful district on Una, This gurudwara is considered to be of high importance as people believe that Baba Kaladhari had met Guru Gobidh Singh ji when the latter’s divinity visited the village. The rendezvous on the bank of River Suan was commemorated by erecting this shrine which is now being called as Gurudwara Gurpalah Patshahi Dasvin.

Gurudwara Guru Gobind Singh Sahib Patshahi Dasvin

Also located in the district of Una , In the village of Saluri, at a distance of approximately 16 km off the Ambala road of Una lies the Gurudwara Guru Gobind Singh Sahib Patshahi Dasvin. It is believed that the memorial was built here as on his journey to Nadaun, Guru Gobind Singh Ji chose this place to sojourn.

Gurudwara Damdama Sahib Patshahi Dasvin

Driving around 20kms away from Una towards Panjwar lies the town of Ngrauli. Graced by the illuminated self of Guru Gobing Singh ji in 1691, Ngrauli was blessed with a commemorative which is now called Gurudwara Damdama Sahib Patshahi Dasvin.

Gurudwara Dasvin Patshahi

Circa 1691, Raja Bhim Singh was engrossed in a fierce battle with the Mughal general Alif Khan. Shi Guru Gobind Singh ji assisted Raja Bhim Chand in the battle against the Mughal General. To commemorate the same, The Gurudwara Dasvin Patshahi was erected at Nadau, around 70 kms from Kangra.

Gurudwara Damdama Sahib

Around 15 kms west of the Town of Mandi lies Rewalsar which borrows its name from a lake with floating islands. The memorial called Gurudwara Damdama Sahib was created here to commemorate Guru Gobind Singh Jo’s visit to this place in Baisakhi.

Tir Garhi Gurudwara

The River Yamuna crossed the town of Bhangni. The river also cuts through the two gurudwaras leaving the Gurudwara Tir Garhi on the right side and Gurudwara Bhangani Sahib on the other.

Most Famous Gurudwara in Himachal Pradesh


Paonta Sahib

On the banks of river Yamuna lies the humble city of Paonta. Established by Guru Gobind Singh himself in the year 1685, Paonta is connected with a good network of roads from cities like Yamuna nagar, Nahan and Dehradun. The city is till date thronged by tourists who come here to learn the teachings of Guru Gobind Singh Ji who himself stayed here Up to 1688.

Rewalsar

Dedicated to Guru Gobind Singh ji, The Rewalsar Sahib is a magnificent blue colored gurudwara situated at Rewalsar. Apart from being one of the important Sikh Shrine,  Rewalsar is also famous for its Baisahki and its mammoth Langar (Prasad).Extremely revered by the Namdhari Sikhs Rewalsar Sahib also finds mention in the Sau Sakhi as a pilgrimage site. Built entirely of stone, The Gurudwara requires the devotees to climb a total of 108 stairs. A colossal water reservoir is also statute closely and is considered to posses healing powers. Also revered by the Buddhists, Rewalsar city can be easily accessed from Mandi.

Manikaran

Considered sacred by both The Hindus and the Sikhs, Manikaran hold an utmost importance. The Hindus believe it to be the place where Manu started rebuilding the world after the flight while the Sikhs hold that Guru Nanak Dev Ji visited the place along with his adherent Bhai Bala and Bhai Mardana during the third Udasi in 1574 Bikrami. When Bhai Mardana was struck by hunger and no food was left, Guru Nanak ordered Bhai Mardana to gather rations for langar. After receiving food items, The availability of fire to cook the food was an impossible task. Hence Guru Nanak instructed Mardana to raise a stone which gave way to a Hot Water Off Spring. Bhai Mardana further followed Guru Nanak’s order and dashed the roll chappatis in the spring and they all sank. Guru Nanake then instructed him to pray to god and promise that upon the return of the chapattis he would donate of them in the name of god. Soon the Chapattis flowed back to surface cooked. Guru Nanak ji further asserts that one who donates in the name of god, Find his drowned back.

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