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Sikh Temples in India

Sikh Temples in India

Posted On : 2021-06-21

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Sikh Temple in India is very famous all over the world. Today we are going to tell you about Famous and Historical Gurudwaras which are located in India. There are the Main 5 Takhts, which are Five Gurudwaras. Apart from this, there are many other historical Gurudwaras in India. 

List of Sikh Temples Located in India

  • Golden Temple, Amritsar
  • Akal Takht, Amritsar
  • Takht Shri Damdama Sahib, Bathinda
  • Takht Shri Patna Sahib, Patna
  • Takht Shri Hazur Sahib, Nanded
  • Takht Shri Anandpur Sahib, Kesgarh Sahib

First of all, we will talk about Golden Temple (Hari Mandir Sahib), which is a very famous Gurudwara and it is located in Amritsar Punjab.

Golden Temple, Amritsar

Hari Mandir Sahib is the most renowned Gurudwara in India. Located in Amritsar, this Gurudwara is famous by the name of Golden Temple. Guru Arjan set the foundation stone for this hallowed shrine in 1588, and in 1604 he put the Holy Scripture known as the Adi Granth here.

Here is a Names of Five Takhts of Sikhism 

5 Takhts is a Persian term for the royal throne. Sikhs now recognize five Gurudwaras as Takhts.

Akal Takht Sahib, Amritsar, Punjab

Shri Guru Hargobind Ji constructed the Akal Takht. It's part of the Harmandir Sahib (Golden Temple) compound in Amritsar, Punjab, India.

Now I will talk about Takht Shri Damdama Sahib Located in Bathinda, Punjab State

Takht Shri Damdama Sahib, Bathinda, Punjab

Damdama literally means "breathing spot," and it was a resting location for Guru Gobind Singh after a battle in Talwandi Sabo. Talwandi Sabo is located around 28 kilometers from Bhatinda, Punjab. Damdama Sahib is also one of Sikhism's Takhts and a historically significant location, as it is here that Guru Gobind Singh penned Bir of Sri Guru Granth Sahib. It is also the location where Guru ji tested the faith of the Singhs.

Takht Shri Patna Sahib, Patna, Bihar

Sri Guru Gobind Singh Ji was born in Sachkhand Patna Sahib, in 1666, he stayed here for some time and then came to Punjab. Guru Gobind Singh Ji is the tenth Guru of the Sikhs. Guru Nanak Dev Ji and Guru Tegh Bahadur Sahib also visited in Patna.

Takht Sachkhand Shri Hazoor Sahib, Nanded, Maharashtra

Sachkhand Shri Hazur Sahib is the place where the tenth Guru, Shri Guru Gobind Singh Ji had the Last Breath, And here Bairagi Madho Das (banda singh bahadur) met Guru Gobind Singh Ji.

Takht Shri Anandpur Sahib, Anandpur Sahib, Punjab

Anandpur Sahib Founded by 9th Guru Sri Guru Tegh Bahadur Sahib Ji, Located Near Sutlej River. This is the place where Guru Gobind Singh Ji founded the Khalsa Panth in 1699. This place is also known as Shri Kesgarh.