Sis Ganj Gurudwara
Delhi- the capital city of India, is a city full of energy and enthusiasm, colour and culture, spices and flavours, a place filled with rich culture, architecture and religion. From Monuments to Museums, from Gardens to Exotic shows, from shopping to hogging, this city has it all. Delhi is definitely a perfect blend of old tradition and modernity.
It is rightly said that if you want to see the real India, start your journey from Delhi. You can make your tour of Delhi more beautiful by visiting the ‘Door to God’ i.e the Gurudwaras. Being close to Punjab, Delhi has a great influence of Punjabi culure. There are nine very historic and important Gurudwaras in Delhi, one of them being Sis Ganj Gurudwara. Sis Ganj Gurudwara is located in a very famous area of Chandni Chowk near the main railway station of Old Delhi. This Gurudwara was built in the year 1783 in the memory of Guru Tegh Bahadur Singh- the ninth Sikh Guru who was beheaded publically on the orders of Aurangzeb- the Mughal Emperor for refusing to convert himself into Islam. Hence, the word ‘Sis’ meaning ‘Head’. Guru Tegh Bahadur’s martyrdom anniversary is celebrated in this Gurudwara. Such is the importance of this historic and beautiful monument in Delhi.
Sis Ganj Gurudwara has 250 rooms, 200 lockers and various other modern facilities for those who wish to stay from all across the world. The trunk of the tree under which Guru Tegh Bahadur was beheaded and the well from which he bathed has been preserved inside the Gurudwara. There are more than 15000 devotees who visit the Gurudwara everyday.
So if you wish to feel the sacrifice of this great Sikh Guru, Sis Ganj Gurudwara is the right place for you. Not only it attracts historic importance but it also fill your heart with peace and contentment and rejuvenates your soul. Delhi travel company can be hired.