Sikhism is the fourth largest religion in India and the fifth-largest religion in the world. Guru Nanak, the first Sikh founded the religion 549 years ago. Sikhism has millions and millions of followers across the world. The place where Sikh visits for worship is Gurudwara. So this Guru Nanak Jayanti’s know the best Gurudwaras across the country.
Guru Nanak was born on 12, November 1469. His birth anniversary is termed as Guru Nanak Jayanti. This is the biggest festival for every Sikh where the devotees gather in Gurudwaras for prayers.
On the birth anniversary of Guru Nanak let’s know the famous Gurudwaras of India:
When comes to Gurudwaras of India then the first name that has to be mentioned is the Golden temple. Not just in India but the Gurudwara is famous all over the world. This is an ancient temple constructed 442 years ago. During Akbar’s reign, he donated the land to construct the golden temple of Amritsar. Later in the early nineteenth century, Maharaja Ranjeet Singh covered the upper floors of the gurdwara with 750kg of gold, and thus it leads to its English name Golden Temple. On Guru Nanak Jayanti day the temple is a huge crowd of devotees gather here.
2.Gurudwara Mattan Sahib
This Gurudwara lies Srinagar which a Brahmin constructed it after being converted into a Sikh. Therefore, Gurunanak Jayanti is also a major festival in Srinagar.
Patna being the birthplace of Guru Nanak and hence the Gurudrara is construed on his remembrance.
4.Gurudwara Sri Hemkunt Sahib
This Gurudwara lies in Uttarakhand with amazing and beautiful architecture. It is not only a place of worship but also signifies the beauty of nature as it located at an altitude of more than 4000mts above sea level and is surrounded by mountains.
5. Takhat Sachkhand Shri Hazur Abchalnagar Sahib
The Maharaja Ranjeet Singh in 1832 constructed the holy shrine in memory of the 10th Sikh Guru Gobind Singh because he breathed his last.