Gurdwara Paonta Sahib, Paonta Sahib

About Gurdwara Paonta Sahib Information-Paonta Sahib

Gurdwara Paonta Sahib is a very popular Sikh shrine in Paonta Sahib that is famous across the world dedicated to the tenth guru of Sikhs, Guru Gobind Singh Ji. The shrine is spectacular to watch especially in the night when the entire area is illuminated and the dome of the shrine glows. Thousands of visitors and pilgrim visit this shrine every year.

The Gurdwara is both religiously and historically important to India. The "Palki" (carriage) in the shrine is made of pure gold and glitters in the shrine and was donated by one of the devotees

The most important attraction of the shrine is the museum here that exhibits the weapons and pens used by Guru Gobind Singh Ji.

The shrine is spread over an area of three acres and is clearly visible from a far off distance. The Gurdwara complex includes - the Darbar Sahib (main chamber), the Langar hall (where free meals are served to almost 2,000 to 5,000 visitors every day), a memorial to Rishi Kalpi (the Guru had brought the Rishi from his hermitage to stay here) and Gobind Ghat (the way that leads to the Yamuna River). Shri Talab Asthan and Shri Dastar Asthan are the important spots in the shrine. Salaries to the shrine staff are given by Shri Talab Asthan and the turban tying competitions are held in Shri Dastar Asthan.  Poetry competitions are held in the Kavi Darbar in the shrine. A temple dedicated to Goddess Yamuna is also located in the premises. There is a beautiful fountain garden in the shrine premises.

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Please provide Telephone no. of Gurudwara Shri Paonta Sahib for reference to contact Gurudwara Management officers. ... added by   Gurcharan Singh on May 30 2013
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