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Gurudwara Paonta Sahib, Paonta Sahib
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Gurudwara Paonta Sahib, is a noted Gurudwara in Paonta Sahib, District of Sirmour, Himachal Pradesh.
Guru Gobind Singh ji, the tenth guru of sikhs was the person in whose memory the Gurdwara of Paonta Sahib was built. It was here, the Dasam Granth was written by Guru Gobind Singh Ji. It is because of this fact, the Gurdwara enjoys a very high historic and religious importance among the followers of the Sikh religion across the worldover. An example of the religious importance of the Gurudwara being the "Palki" made of pure gold, donated by one of the devotees.
Shri Talab Asthan and Shri Dastar Asthan are the vital places inside the Sikh shrine worth mentioning. While salaries are disbursed at Shri Talab Asthan, Shri Dastar Asthan is used for organizing the turban tying competitions. A legendary temple is also attached to the Gurudwara. The temple is devoted to Goddess Yamuna. Kavi Darbar, a prominent place near the Gurudwara is the venue for holding the poetry competitions. The weapons and pens used by Guru Gobind Singh Ji are displayed in a museum near the Poanta Sahib Gurudwara.
Another place of religious and historical importance is the Gurdwara built at Bhangani Sahib, about 1 km from Gurdwara Tir Garhi Sahib. With its proximity to the river Yamuna, the whole area presents a picturesque sight.
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Gurudwara Paonta Sahib, is a noted Gurudwara in Paonta Sahib, Himachal Pradesh. This place is named in the memory of Shri Guru Gobind Singh Ji The visit would be of no use if not visited Gurudrwara!!
While Driving back from Yamunotri, we decided to pay a quick visit to this very famous Gurudwara. The historical connection of the place in itself is like a power booster. It is situated right beside ... read more »
It is located few km away from Dehradun on the banks of Yamuna river. You can go downstairs & see Yamuna river. Guru Gobind Singh Ji reached Poanta Sahib in 1685 and spent four years here. It was here... read more »
Waheguru Ji da khalsa waheguru Ji di fateh
Satnam shri waheguru g
It is situated on the bank of Yamuna River. GURU GOBIND SINGH JI engaged himself not only in hunting and training his warrior Sikhs in the martial arts, but also in literary activities, many composing works of religious as well as heroic poetry and patronizing several talented poets and writers whom he employed mostly for translating ancient classics into contemporary Braj or Punjabi. Towards the end of his stay, GURU SAHIB fought and won the first battle of his life against the combined of hill chiefs hostile to him, in his words, 'for no cause'. At the Place Of GURUDWARA SHRI KAVI DARBAR SAHIB, situated on the back side of GURUDWARA SHRI PAONTA SAHIB building, GURU SAHIB used to organize KaviDarabrs. There was very much noice of Yamuna River because of which poets get disturbed, and they complained about this to GURU SAHIB. After that with blessing of GURU SAHIB yamuna used to flow silently near to GURUDWARA SAHI
One of the best Gurudwaras in India. Lots of history associated with it. Beautiful views of river Yamuna.
Paonta sahib is around 55 km from dehradun. nice place to visit
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