The Gurudwara Bangla Sahib of Delhi is a very prominent religious site of Sikhs. Thousands of people come here to visit. If you also want to come here, then take a look at these tips…
Gurdwara Bangla Sahib, the largest religious place of Sikhs in the national capital Delhi, is emerging as a favorite place for international tourists who come to India in search of spiritual peace. In every year more then 20 lakh international tourists visited the holy Gurudwara Bangla Sahib and prayed to the holy Sri Gurugranth Sahib and received the anchor as Prasad.
Conducted at the tourist sites of Delhi, the survey ranked Gurudwara Bangla Sahib as the most preferred destination for international tourists in the national capital, where international tourists gather in a clean environment for spiritual peace, spiritual feeling and spiritual and historical enlightenment.
History of gurudwara bangla sahib
Gurdwara Bangla Sahib is actually a bungalow belonging to the 17th century Indian ruler, Raja Jai Singh and in Jaysingh Pur, known as Jaysinghpur Palace. After this, the rulers demolished their neighboring states to build the Connaught Palace.
Guru Har Krishna, the eighth Sikh Guru, stayed here in 1664 while in Delhi. At this time, people were suffering from smallpox and cholera disease and Guru Har Krishna assisted the people suffering from the disease by treating them and drinking them with pure water. Soon he too was besieged by diseases and died suddenly on 30 March 1664. After this incident, Raja Jai Singh did get a small water tank constructed.
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Bangla sahib sarovar
This Gurudwara and its lake is a place of reverence for Sikhs and a special congregation is organized here every year on the birth anniversary of Guru Har Krishna.
The land has a gurudwara as well as a kitchen, big pond, a school and an art gallery. And like all other Sikh Gurudwaras, there is also an anchor, and people of all religions eat food in the Langar Bhavan. The langar (food) is made by Gursikhs, who work there as well as some volunteers along with them who help them.
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Visitors are asked to come to the gurudwara to cover their head hair and not wear shoes. There are also guides to help foreigners and visitors, who help people without taking any money. The head scarf is always kept outside the gurudwara, people can also use it to cover their head. Swayamsevaks serve the devotees day and night and keep the gurdwara clean.
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The campus also houses, Higher Secondary School, Baba Baghel Singh Museum, a library and a hospital. At present, air conditioners have also been installed in the gurudwara and langar hall. And new “Yatri Niwas” and multi-level parking spaces have also been constructed. Toilet facilities are also currently available. The rear part of the gurudwara is also covered, so that the gurudwara looks quite good from the front.