Takht Sri Patna Sahib Overview

The Takht Sri Patna Sahib is a gorgeous, sprawling gurudwara, built on the banks of the Ganges in honour of Shri Guru Gobind Singh. The gurdwara was built in the 18th century by Maharaja Ranjit Singh as a symbol of respect and devotion to his guru. This majestic shrine with its striking white façade is one of the holiest and most sacred places to visit in Bihar.

It is built in typical Sikh style, with intricate architecture, lots of open spaces, laced windows and arches and much more. Of the five takhts of Sikhism, The Takht Sri Patna Sahib is believed to be the second Takht. The Prakash Parv festival is celebrated with fervour every year and is attended by devotees from all over the country.

 Takhat Sri Harmandir ji, Patna Sahib, Patna, Bihar 800008

Monday to Sunday (5:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m.)

Historical Facts:
- The gurdwara was constructed by Maharaja Ranjit Singh
- The purpose of the Gurudwara was to commemorate the birthplace of Guru Gobind Singh
- Guru Gobind Singh was the Tenth Sikh Guru, born in December 1666.
- The construction of the gurdwara was completed in the 18th century
- The gurdwara is also known as Harmandir Sahib
- Thousands of Sikhs visit the place every year to pay their respects
- The Gurudwara is built on the banks of the Ganges
- It is made entirely out of white stone, and its striking white façade makes it a beautiful architectural marvel as well
- The Prakash Parv festival is celebrated with great ceremony at the gurudwara every year

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