Takht Sri Keshgarh Sahib – Religious Tourism in India – Sikh Pilgrimage – Gurudwara Keshgarh Anandpur Sahib – Gurudwara in Punjab, India

Takht Sri Keshgarh Sahib is the birthplace of Khalsa, the Saint & Soldier. This was the Baisakhi Day of 1699 when in a special congregation held on hill of Keshgarh Sahib, attended by thousands of Sikhs; Guru Sahib announced the establishment of Khalsa Panth. “Panj Pyaras” were the first one who were baptised by Guru Sahib Ji.
Takht Sri Keshgarh Sahib is among the five most holly pilgrimage destinations in India. Anandpur city in which Takht Sri Keshgarh or Gurudwara Keshgarh is situated, was constructed by ninth Sikh Guru, Guru Teg Bahadur Sahib Ji in the year 1664. This is the city where Guru Gobind Singh Ji have spend more than 25 years of life.
In the world tourism circuits Anandpur is renowned for the annually held “Hola Mohalla” celebration [usually in the month of March]. This is a traditional Sikh martial festival of the Khalsa, celebrated since the time of tenth Guru Sahib Ji. Actually this festival is extended or the reshaped form of most celebrated Indian festival Holi, the festival of colors. This was the desire of Guru Sahib that Holi, fun and frolic and colour splashing festival should be turned into display of the martial spirit of his people. This concept has been realized with tradition of celebrating Hola Mohalla.
Takht Sri Keshgarh Sahib is home of many historical relics and many articles & goods used by Guru Gobind Singh Ji are stored here.


Vital Tourist Information : Takht Sri Keshgarh Anandpur Sahib

Religion : Sikhism


Festivals / Celebrations : Anandpur is renowned for annually held "Hola Mohalla".


Construction Era : 1664


Constructed by : Ninth Sikh Guru - Guru Teg Bahadur Sahib Ji


City : Anandpur


State : Punjab [India]


Region : North India


Interesting Information : Five Takhts of Sikhism are: Sri Akal Takht Sahib Amritsar Takht Sri Damdama Sahib Takht Sri Keshgarh Sahib Takht Sri Hazur Sahib Takht Sri Patna Sahib


How To Reach : Takht Sri Keshgarh Anandpur Sahib


Train Journey / Nearest Railway Station : Anandpur Sahib has rail station of own which is hardly 1 KM from the city heart. Most of tourist prefer Chandigarh or Delhi for more and frequent train availability for train journey to Takht Sri Keshgarh Anandpur Sahib.


Road Travel / Bus Route : Ananpur Sahib is situated on the state highways and almost from all state cities bus service is available for road journey to Takht Sri Keshgarh Sahib.


Air Travel / Nearest Airport : Air journey to Takht Sri Keshgarh Anandpur Sahib gets terminated at Chandigarh, which is the nearest city with airport. Buses / taxi available for 80 odd KM road journey between Chandigarh & Anandpur Sahib.