Gurudwaras in Rishikesh


Gurudwaras in Rishikesh

Rishikesh is home to one of the holiest of places of worship in the Sikh religion. The Hemkund Sahib Gurudwara is holds a special position in the hearts of everyone who goes looking for the divine.

Here is the list of 1 Gurudwaras in Rishikesh

1. Hemkund Sahib, Valley-of-flowers

Nestled amid the Himalayan Ranges, Sri Hemkunt Sahib is a sacred pilgrimage revered by thousands of Sikhs every year. Literally meaning 'Lake of Snow', this highest Gurudwara in the world is perched at an altitude of 4329 m above the sea level and lies in the backdrop of snow - clad mountains. The shrine is also known as Gurudwara Shri Hemkunt Sahib and can be reached by trekking through numerous waterfalls, thick forest and captivating views of the Himalayas. The gurudwara is open only for few months between May and October and close down during the extreme winter months.

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