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Gurdwara Pakki Sangat - Monghyr

pakkisangatmonghyrGurdwara Pakki Sangat - Monghyr, a district town, 170 kilometres east of Patna Sahib by rail, is another place where Guru Tegh Bahadr is known to have stayed during his eastward journey. It was during his stay here that he got the news of the birth of Guru Gobind Singh. The commemorative shrine Gurdwara Pakki (lit. firm or permanent) Sangat is in Belan Bazar area near the ld fort. Its old building also damaged badly by the 1934 earthquake was, however, rebuilt within a year. It is a rectangular room with a verandah in front and is served by Brahaman priests. Two relics, a cot and a pillow said to have been used by the Guru during his stay here, are kept in the same room where Guru Granth Sahib is seated. will strive to be most comprehensive directory of Historical Gurudwaras and Non Historical Gurudwaras around the world.

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