The Anandpur Sahib Gurudwara

The atmosphere is soul touching. The air reverberates with sounds of hymns.

The Takth Shri Keshgrah Sahib aka Shri Anandpur Sahib Gurudwara is decorated like a beautiful bride. At night it is a sight to behold.

Lakhs of devotees from across the country visit this gurudwara during the Festivals of Punjab Hola Mohalla. Make it a point to spend some quiet “ME” time here if you are visiting.

All Photographs: Priya Goswami

Khalsa's birthplace and shrine

Many momentous decisions have been made here in Anandpur Sahib Gurudwara, and the formation of Khalsa Panth by Guru Gobind Singh Ji is one among them.

Make your way through the crowded market lanes towards the gurudwara, queue up to submit your footwear to the volunteers performing sewa at the shoe deposit counter. People take turns to volunteer for this service, which is a common practice at all gurudwaras across the globe as a form of service and devotion of the Sikhs.

Witness the weapon display of Guru Gobind Singh’s shashtras and his warriors along with the war stories. Thousands of devotees gather to witness this spectacular weapon show during the festival.
Delicious karah prasad, and the Gurudwara langar are more than just soul food.They are simple, yet delicious. Langar is a service to humanity, and Sikhs believe in reaching God through such selfless service.

Holla Mohalla