Gurudwaras in Pune

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Gurudwaras in Pune

Pune, the educational and commerce hub, growing at its highest spread and reaching the peak is a very well-known destination for tourists in and around India. The local people dwelling here, beside the Mathura River and experiencing a mixed kind of climate, both hot semi-arid with tropical wet and dry, love the city for its own presiding culture and its glory. People from all the strata visit Pune as Pune provides everything for all. Be it from a religious perspective on from a unique outlook, Pune stands forth. Few religiously acclaimed places, explicitly gurudwaras of Pune, have now become famous tourist destinations as well. Few amongst them are

Here is the list of 11 Gurudwaras in Pune

1. Gurudwara Guru Nanak Darbar

Located almost 18 KM away from Pune Station in Pattinson road, Guru Nanak Darbar has evolved as a major tourist attraction over the years. Not just the Sikh community. But people from nearby the localities gather here every day. Birth anniversary of Guru Nanak Dev is celebrated here every year. The morning starts with Shabad kirtan at 5:00 AM and on every Thursday unique Bhandara program is observed.

2. Gurudwara at Viman Nagar Pune

Located in Peshwa Complex of Clover Park in Viman Nagar, Pune, this is a small Gurudwara in Pune situated in the heart of Viman Nagar itself. Though not nationally acclaimed, this gurudwara is famous in its locale. Several important Sunday programs are held occasionally along with regular prayers and reading of excerpts from Guru's texts.

3. Gurudwara Sahib

Located approximately 8 KM away from Pune station in Anupam Nagar of Khadki, Gurudwara Sahib is a well maintained and famous Gurudwara in the Khadki region. Baisakhi is celebrated here on a larger scale, and offering as Kheer (sweet dessert) is distributed in Gurudwara Sahib which is loved by the local people and tourists, as well. Langar is also arranged here in Gurudwara Sahib.

4. Gurudwara Guru Singh Sabha

The oldest gurdwara in Pune city is Shri Guru Singh Sabha. It is also known as the Ganesh Peth Gurudwara, based on the location of the Gurudwara. On every Sunday morning, after the regular prayers are pronounced, Langar is conducted for all the devotees present there, without any discrimination. On ordinary days, the morning starts with Matha Thekna, Japjisaheb, Kirtans, Ardas and also reading of excerpts from Granth Saheb.

5. Gurudwara Shri Guru Singh Sabha

Located almost 8 KM away from Pune station, along with functional connectivity with the entire city, this gurudwara in Pune is in Khadki bazaar area. On every Thursday, Satsangs are held only for ladies. Apart from this, holy gatherings also take place along with teachings of Guru's words to their devotees. Help to needy people, along with medical treatment, are also provided in Gurudwara.

6. Gurdwara Dashmesh Darbar

Established in memory of Guru Gobind Singh by Baba Jeevan Singh Kar Sewa Wale, Dashmesh Darbar is a significant Gurudwara prevailing in the heart of Pune city. Three major celebrations here are Guru Gobind Singh Jayanti, Guru Nanak Jayanti and Baisakhi. Apart from this, books are every year donated to needy children and also Langar meals are arranged. Regular prayers are also conducted, whereas devotees feel the strength of Guru Gobind prevailing in the entire are of the Gurudwara.

7. Gurdwara Nanaksar Pune

Situated in Santosh Nagar of Katraj in Pune, Gurdwara Nanaksar is a holy place for the entire Sikh fraternity. Its managing committee manages the gurudwara. On every full moon, programs and Langar are arranged catering to about 300 devotees. Usual morning kirtans are held at around 5:00 AM and evening prayers around 6:00 PM. Gurdwara Nanaksar is a place which is well known for its serenity in the ambience, too.

8. Sapras Gurudwara Pune

Sapras Gurdwara, also referred to as the Military Gurudwara, is 5 KM away from Pune station and has no conveyance problem at all. Situated on the banks of Mathura river, it is maintained by the Indian Army and has now become a famous tourist spot, as well. The morning Shabad kirtan is performed by the person who is appointed by the army people. The person also follows the orders of his Guru's and performs other religious acts, as well.

9. Nagpur Chawl Gurdwara

Located in a peaceful conveyance location, just 4 KM away from Pune station, Nagpur Chawl Gurudwara was established by Shobharaj Khatani. Morning Shabad kirtan starts every morning at 5:30 AM and evening prayers as Sukhosana is also observed at 7:30 PM every evening. Satsangs are also observed daily. Every year the profound celebration takes place on the birth anniversary of Guru Gobind Singh, and Guru Nanak, which is concluded by a Langar arranged in Gurudwara for all the devotees.

10. Ramgodia Shivajinagar Gurdwara

Like most other Gurudwaras, the morning Shabad kirtan in Ramgodia Shivajinagar Gurdwara is held at 5:00 AM. This Gurudwara is just 3 KM away from Pune station. Apart from Shabad kirtan, additional Kirtans are also held in noon along with Rahera. This Gurudwara in Pune has its own Ramgodia Bhavan Committee as well which collects money from the willing devotees who are then donated to the needy and deprived section of the community.

11. Jai Jawan Nagar Gurudwara

One of the major specialities of Jai Jawan Nagar Gurudwara is that on every Sankranti, the gurudwara holds a procession every morning. Located just 4 KM away from Pune station, Jai Jawan Nagar Gurudwara celebrates Baisakhi, which is famously known around the locality. Also, celebrate Guru Nanak , and Guru Teg Bahadur Jayanti, throughout every Tuesday Satsang, are observed apart from daily morning prayers.

This post was published by Sreyashi Paul

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