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Gurdwara Sri Guru Tegh Bahadur Bhagalpur

Location - (precise location unknown) Bhagalpur, Bihar, India


Associated with - Sri Guru Tegh Bahadur Ji


Sikh Artifacts - unknown


Sarovar - unknown


Sarai - unknown


Gurdwara Sri Guru Tegh Bahadur - Bhagalpur, another district town on the right bank of the Ganges, 63 kilometres east of Monghyr by rail, had two Sikh Sangats when Sri Guru Tegh Bahadur Ji visited it in 1667.

Guru Tegh Bahadur is said to have stayed at Bari Sangat on Burhanath Ghat. It contains a stone slab (chauki) which, it is believed, was used by the Guru to sit on for his bath.

Over the chauki Sardar Inder Singh Atwal had a Gurdwara room built in 1974. On every amavas, the Guru Granth Sahib is brought from Gurdwara Singh Sabha in the interior of the town and a diwan is held here with the Guru Granth Sahib placed on the old slab called Chauki Sahib.

The place itself is named Gurdwara Bari Sangat Sri Guru Tegh Bahadur Ji Chauki Sahib. An old hand-written copy of Guru of Guru Granth Sahib acquired from the former udasi mahant caretaker of the Gurdwara is preserved in Gurdwara Singh Sabha.

The other place, Choti Sangat, also on the Ghat a little distance away from Bari Sangat has since been converted into a mandir.

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