Sikh Circuit in Bihar
Bihar is intimately associated with Sikhism. The 10th Guru of Sikh religion who was the pioneer in formalization and unification of the follower of Guru Nanak was Guru Gobind Singh. He was the son of the 9th Guru, Guru Tegh Bahadur and was born in Patna on 22nd December, 1666. At his birthplace there is a marvelous Gurudwara called Takht Sri Harmandir Ji Sahib. There are other Gurudwara which commemorate some events of Guru Gobind Ji life. These Gurudwara are not only sacred pilgrimages for the Sikhs but wonderful to be visited by any travelers.
Places associated with Sikh Circuit :
Patna Sahib is holy place for Sikhs. This is said to be the second most important Gurudwara i.e. Takht Shri Harmandir Ji Sahib. It is amongst the cardinal seats of Sikhism in India. The 10th Guru of Sikh religion who was the pioneer in formalization and unification of the follower of Guru Nanak was “Guru Gobind Singh Ji”. He was the son of the 9th Guru, Guru Teg Bahadur and was born in Patna on 22nd December, 1666. At his birthplace there is a marvelous Gurudwara called Takht Shri Harmandir ji Sahib. Since Guru Gobind Singh Ji spent the early years of his childhood here, the Takht has a number of things that were once used by him and also by his father, Guru Teg Bahadur. One can get chance to see these object in Gurudwara Museum. Some other places which is co associated with Guru Gobind singh ji is Guru Ka Bagh and Gurudwara Gaighat.
Guru Ka Bagh
This Gurudwara commemorates the first meeting of the father Guru Teg Bahadur and the four year old son who became Guru Gobind Singh later. Guru Teg Bahadur was away spreading the message of Guru Nanak, So, this is the place where he first saw his son.
Takht Sri Harimandir Ji
Takht Sri Harimandir Ji is the birth place of Guru Gobind Singh, the 10th Guru which is revered as one of the five Takhts by the Sikhs. Guru Gobind Singh was born here on 22nd December, 1666. Teg Bahadur Singh, father of Guru Gobind Singh was the ninth Guru of the Sikhs who established the pioneering Sikh pilgrimage Anandpur Sahib in Punjab. Guru Gobind Singh was a great warrior and philosopher who inspired a strong bond among the sikh community. It was Guru Gobind Singh who not only united the followers of Guru Nanak but also formalized the identity of the believers as a religious community. He won many battles against the Mughal Emperor Aurangzeb.
Maharaja Ranjit Singh, the first king of the Sikh Empire, took up the reconstructions of this sacred birthplace of the great Guru in 1839. The present gorgeous edifice of Harmandir Takht was reconstructed in 1954 as the earthquake of 1934 destroyed some part of it.
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