Nangali Sahib Gurudwara

Gurudwara Nangali Sahib is situated on a small hill about 7 km from Poonch, on the banks of the Druggli stream. It is one of the oldest religious centers in the Sikh community. Thousands of pilgrims travel here annually to perform their annual pooja. In 1803, prepared by Thak Bhai Mela Singh, the fourth brother of Sant Bhai Feru Singh, this Gurudwara remains full of devotees all the time. Maharaja Ranjeet Singh, the first king of the Singh dynasty, came here in 1814 and in 1823. He added four villages to this Gurdwara. The Gurdwara complex currently includes 70 rooms and anchor halls or community kitchens. During 1947, the construction of the gurudwara was destroyed and the repair work was done by Mahant Bitter Singh. Every Sunday, there is a religious gathering in the Gurudwara campus. Here every year a big festival is organized on the Baskachi as a popular Sikh festival.

This important shrine lies between the Doda border of the mountains on the left bank of Durga Nadi (Dreganli). It is one of the oldest temples of the Sikhs of northern India. A huge number of devotees from various religions come from across the country and around the world. Along with the daily festivals, a special Diwan is organized every weekend. A large number of people of Poonch use to present. People from all over the world participate in the celebration of Vaisakhi on Khalsa Jayanti every year.

This Gurudwara showers light on Sikhism in the state of Jammu and Kashmir. Cool mountain air always attracts people in the area in this remarkable place. People come to this shrine daily or on Sundays and a large congregation (Diwan) is held. This remarkable gurudwara makes a memorable experience for any pilgrim or visitor, for the sake of breathing in the scenery and walking spiritual atmosphere. They feel great peace of mind here.

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