A Gurudwara made in the memories of a devotee…

Gurudwara Majnu ka tila   Introduction: There are many Gurudwaras in Delhi having dozens of untold stories but this gurudwara is one of oldest Sikh shrines in Delhi, located on the right bank of Yamuna river. “Tila” literally means a small hill. A young Muslim boy named Abdullah was so engrossed in his work of taking […]

Gurudwara Raqab Ganj Sahib marks the site of cremation of the ninth Sikh guru, Guru Tegh Bahadur…

Gurudwara Raqab Ganj Sahib   Introduction: After seeing buildings made by Lutyens (i.e Parliament and Rashtrapati bhawan) one should see some sacred place too with a great history. Gurudwara Raqab Ganj Sahib marks the site of cremation of the ninth Sikh guru, Guru Tegh Bahadur. He was beheaded by Mughal Emperor Aurangzeb and his body was rescued […]

Gurudwara where Shri Guru Nanak Dev used to serve water with his own hands…

Gurudwara Nanak Piao   Introduction: Gurudwara Nanak Piao Sahib is located in north Delhi on Grand Trunk Road popularly known as GT Road. Then word “Piao” means the place where they offer water to the thirsty people for free. This Gurudwara is dedicated to Shri Guru Nanak Dev the first Sikh Guru. Just like today even at […]

A Gurudwara which welcomes more than 10000 devotees daily…

Gurudwara Sis Ganj Sahib   Introduction: ‘Gurudwara Sis Ganj Sahib’ a beautiful brown building standing opposite to Fountain Chowk. ‘sis’ refers to the head of the guru. This is the place where Guru Tegh Bahadur and his disciples were beheaded under the orders of the Mughal emperor Aurangzeb. Legends has it that because of the […]

Holy places in Delhi

A Gurudwara which houses a temple, school and a hospital…

Gurudwara Bangla Sahib   Introduction: Now the Gurdwara Bangla Sahib was once a bungalow owned by Raja Jai Singh of Amber (Jaipur). Guru Harkishan was invited by Mirza raja Jai singh and lived in his Bangla which was built on the model of the place of raja jai singh. A small tank was built by […]