Sikh Shrines in India

Sikh Shrines in India

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Author: G S Randhir
Publisher: Publications Division
Year: 2006
Language: English
Pages: 94
ISBN/UPC (if available): 8123013272


The concept of Sangat has special importance in the Sikh philosophy. In practice this means a sitting-together of right-thinking people who normally assemble to remember God. A Gurudwara is a place where such a congregation can be held in the pr4esence of Guru Granth Sahib, the scared Sikh scripture which contains compositions of Sikh Gurus and other saints. Most important Sikh shrines or Gurudwaras are those which are associated with the lives of Sikh Gurus. The pilgrims visit these Gurudwaras in large numbers and a message of love, peace, devotion to God, social justice, religious tolerance and universal brotherhood of man is being preached day in and day out. They are also great centres of Sikh culture.

A significant feature of Indian culture is its capacity to absorb different trends, blend them into composite whole and to maintain unity in diversity. The Sikh movement is a great landmark in the religious history and has made a deep impact on Indian society.

This book gives an informative account of the important Sikh Gurdwaras including historical details, architectural style, available amenities for pilgrims and tourists.


The Sikhs
Sikh Shrines in Punjab
Sikh Shrines in Haryana
Sikh Shrines in Himanchal Pradesh
Sikh Shrines in Jammu and Kashmir
Sikh Shrines in Delhi
Sikh Shrines in Uttaranchal
Sikh Shrines in Uttar Pradesh
Sikh Shrines in Madhya Pradesh
Sikh Shrines in Maharashtra
Sikh Shrines in Assam
Sikh Shrines in Bihar
Sikh Shrines in Orissa
Sikh Shrines in West Bengal
Sikh Shrines in Karnataka

Appendix 1 Guru Gobind Singh Marg
appendix 2 Shrines in Pakistan
appendix 3 shrines in Bangladesh
Appendix 4 Gurus