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Gurudwara Rakabsar Sahib

Gurdwara Rakabsar Sahib is located 200 meters east of Gurdwara Tibbi Sahib. According to local tradition, as Guru Gobind Singh Ji came down from the Tibbi and was going to mount his horse, the stirrup rakabs called in Punjabi snapped. Hence the name of the shrine was called Gurdwara Rakabsar Sahib. That Rakab is still kept in the Gurdwara. The birthdays of Guru Nanak Dev Ji, Guru Gobind Singh Ji and shahidi purab of Guru Arjun Dev Ji are celebrated with great fervour here. Besides, the Magh Mela is organized on the 12th and 13th of January to commemorate the sacrifice of the Forty Muktas. Diwali and Baisakhi are also celebrated.
Gurdwara Rakabsar Sahib is located on the outskirts of the city of Muktsar on the Gurharsahai-Muktsar bypass road, opposite Gurdwara Tibbi Sahib. It is three kilometers from Gurdwara Tuti Gandi Sahib 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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