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Visit Gurudwara Bangla Sahib

One of the prominent Sikh pilgrimage centers in Delhi, the Gurudwara Bangla Sahib is located on Ashok Road with close proximity to the Connaught Place. The history of this gurudwara dates back to the 17th century, when it was the palace of Raja Jai Singh. It is said that in the year 1664, Guru Har Krishan Sahib Ji, the eighth Sikh Guru came to visit the King and cured people who were contracted with smallpox and cholera epidemic by distributing them water from the tank. That water tank, used by the Guru, still exists today inside the gurudwara and is believed to possess medicinal properties. 

One of the prominent Sikh pilgrimage centers in Delhi, the Gurudwara Bangla Sahib is located on Ashok Road with close proximity to the Connaught Place. The history of this gurudwara dates back to the 17th century, when it was the palace of Raja Jai Singh. It is said that in the year 1664, Guru Har Krishan Sahib Ji, the eighth Sikh Guru came to visit the King and cured people who were contracted with smallpox and cholera epidemic by distributing them water from the tank. That water tank, used by the Guru, still exists today inside the gurudwara and is believed to possess medicinal properties.

The Gurudwara premises include the main prayer hall (containing the Granth Sahib, the holy book of the Sikhs), the water tank in the middle, a library, a museum, a hospital, a school and an art gallery. As similar to all gurudwaras, langar is served in the Bangla Sahib where everyone irrespective of religion, caste or creed is welcome to share a meal.
Few important information for visitors are:

  • The gurudwara is open 24 hours, all days of the week.
  • Entry is free.
  • You are required to dress modestly and keep your head covered inside the gurudwara premises.
  • You are required to remove your shoes before entering the gurudwara.
  • On the birth anniversary of Guru Har Krishan, special gatherings and prayers are held.
  • The nearest metro station is Patel Chowk which falls on the Yellow Line of the Delhi Metro.









 

Timing

2 to 3 hours

PREFFERED BY

God Lovers ,Nirvana Seekers

TIME SPENT

All days of the week

ENTRY FEE

No Entry Fee

Quick Info

  • Attractions

    Heritage
  • Altitude

    239 m
  • STD Code

    011
  • Best Season

    February - April, August – November
  • State/Code

    /110xxx
  • LANGUAGES

    Hindi, English, Urdu and Punjabi