Gurudwaras In Uttarakhand

December, 2017 | Post By: Vinay Dobhal | Editor: Neha




Hemkund Sahib

Hemkund Sahib

Hemkund Sahib is located at an altitude of 5,329 mts above the sea level. It is considered to be the world's highest shrine. It is the place where tenth Sikh Guru, Guru Gobind Singh had meditated.

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Hemkund Sahib Trek

Hemkund Sahib Trek

Hemkund is a holy lake, an important pilgrimage of Sikhs and Hindus. It lies near the Valley of Flowers at an altitude of 3050 mts. The sacred beautifully shaped Gurdwara near the lake is visited by large number of pilgrims from all over the world. It is believed that Guru Govind Singh, the tenth guru of Sikhs meditated and united with God at this place. Trek to Hemkund begins at Govindghat, which also acts as a base camp for the trek. From Govindghat, a strenuous trek of 19 Km leads to Hemkund.

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Meetha Reetha Saheb

Meetha Reetha Saheb

Meetha Reetha Saheb is 72 kms from Champawat is a important Sikh pilgrim centre . It is said that Guru Nanak, the first Guru of the Sikhs came here and had spiritual discussions with Gorakhpanthi Jogis. The Gurudwara here stands at the confluence of Lodhiya and Ratiya rivers, near village Deyuri. There are trees of Reetha (Sapindus emarginatus) in the Gurudwara premises, which according to legends have become sweet due to the miraculous touch of the Guru. Adjoining the gurudwara is the temple of Dhernath. A fair is held here on 'Baisakh Poornima'.

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Nanak Matta

Nanak Matta

Nanak Matta is situated 56 kms from Rudrapur on Rudrapur-Tanakpur motor route. Guru Nanak visited this place due to which Nanakmatta is a great pilgrimage centre of the Sikh religion. Thousands of pilgrims come here throughout the year.

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