Friday, November 24, 2017
Gateway to Sikhism


Drauli Bhai:

The town of Drauli Bhai is sacred to the memory of the sixth Prophet of the Sikhs, Sri Guru Hargobind Singh Ji. Two important Gurudwaras, Kirtan Sohila, commemorating the death of Mata Damodari, the consort of Sri Guru Hargobind Ji and another marking the birth place of the Guru's eldest son Baba Gurditta are located here. There are some relics connected with Guruji, like the 'loh' a round disc of iron on which chappatis are baked, a wooden box of the time and 3 hand written documents which are on display at these holy places. Multi-National Swiss Business house 'NESTLE' manufactures a wide range of food specialties here, including the famous NESCAFE.

Tourist Places
Gurdwara Nanaksar, Gurdwara Mehtiana, Gurdwara Ishardham on the bank of river Sutlej at Harike, Jain Temple at Zira are the religious places are the places of Tourist interest in this area besides Bagha Purana, Kotkpura, Faridkot and Ferozepur. Moreover one of the biggest bird sanctuaries is also situated towards Makhu.

How To Reach
Moga is connected with a direct train to Delhi and other parts of India.
There is vast network of bus services of Punjab, Himachal, Delhi, Harayana, Pepsu, Chandigarh, U.P., Rajasthan State Roadways, apart from private operators. Important destinations include Delhi, Shimla, Chandigarh, Dehradun, Rishikesh, Kulu, Manali, Dharmshala, Dalhousie, Ganganagar and Vaishno Devi.

Distance From
Chandigarh 160 Kms.
New Delhi 380 Kms. will strive to be most comprehensive directory of Historical Gurudwaras and Non Historical Gurudwaras around the world.

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