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Gurdwara Sri Guru Tegh Bahadur Ji - Gaya

Gurdwara Sri Guru Tegh Bahadur Ji - Gaya is an ancient Hindu pilgrimage center on the bank of Phalgu River, a tributary of the Ganges, where the pilgrims go to have worship and ceremony conducted by local priests for the benefit of their ancestors. Guru Nanak Dev and Guru Tegh Bahadur visited it and tried to explain to the people that it was one's own good actions during the life-span on this earth and not the rituals of one's descendants that would benefit a departed soul. Gurdwara Sri Guru Tegh Bahadur Ji near Vishnupad is controlled by Udasi priests. As in Gurdwara Chacha Phaggu Mal at Sasaram, here too three copies of Guru Granth sahib in Gurmukhi and Devnagri script are seated side by side in a rectangular pavilion on a raised platform. will strive to be most comprehensive directory of Historical Gurudwaras and Non Historical Gurudwaras around the world.

The etymology of the term 'gurdwara' is from the words 'Gur (ਗੁਰ)' (a reference to the Sikh Gurus) and 'Dwara (ਦੁਆਰਾ)' (gateway in Gurmukhi), together meaning 'the gateway through which the Guru could be reached'. Thereafter, all Sikh places of worship came to be known as gurdwaras. brings to you a unique and comprehensive approach to explore and experience the word of God. It has the Sri Guru Granth Sahib Ji, Amrit Kirtan Gutka, Bhai Gurdaas Vaaran, Sri Dasam Granth Sahib and Kabit Bhai Gurdas . You can explore these scriptures page by page, by chapter index or search for a keyword. The Reference section includes Mahankosh, Guru Granth Kosh,and exegesis like Faridkot Teeka, Guru Granth Darpan and lot more.
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