( Ropar Circuit )
The Satluj valley remained the seat of Sikhism for 80 years.
at Kiratpur Sahib (90 Kms from Chandigarh)
Kiratpur was established in 1627 by the 6th Prophet, Sri Guru Hargobind
Ji. The place is associated with the memory of a Muslim Saint, Pir
Buddan Shah who was gifted with a very long life.
commemorates the spot where the Pir had met the Ist Prophet of Sikhism,
Sri Guru Nanak Dev Ji. His mausoleum is located on a hill nereby.
He died after the 6thProphet had established Kiratpur.
Shish Mahal Sahib
The 6th Prophet had established his residence here. The 7th Prophet
Sri Guru Har Rai Ji and the 8th Prophet Sri Guru Harkrishan Ji were
The 6th Prophet used to deliver divine sermons here.
Sri Takhat Sahib
The 6th and the 7th Prophets were proclaimed Gurus at this spot
according to the Sikh tradition and rites.
The 6th Prophet had laid a herbal and flower garden here. Mohsin
Fani, the famous scholar of Religions of his times and the Mughal
Prince, Dara Shikoh had met Sri Guru Hargobind Ji here.
Marks the site where the 6th Prophet's daughter, Bibi Veero had
got her house constructed. A sacramental book containing divine
hymns (Pothi), a cot, a hand-fan and a scarf gifted to her by her
father and the holy of cap of Guru Nanak Dev Ji can be seen here.
Bhai Jaita (Jiwan Singh after baptism), in defiance of the Mughal
authority had managed to escape with the martyred head of the 9th
Prophet,Sri Guru Teg Bahadur from Delhi after his martyrdom in 1675.
It was first rested here.
Gurudwara TEER SAHIB the 6th Prophet had revealed Gurudwara Patal
Puri by shooting an arrow. The 7th Prophet was created at Patal
Puri and ashes of the 8th Prophet were immersed in river Satluj
nearby. Gurudwara Baba GURDITTA is located on a close by hill.
1665 the 9th Prophet Sri Guru Teg Bahadur had bought the site of
Anandpur Sahib from the Rani of Bilaspur.
at Anandpur Sahib
GURU-KA-MAHAL It was built as the residence of Guru Teg Bahadur
ji. Sri Guru Gobind Singh Ji also stayed here and his four Sahibjadas
(baby sons) were also born here.
It was at this spot in 1675 that a delegation of 15 Kashmiri Brahamans
led by Pandit Kirpa Ram had come to beseech the 9th Prophet to save
them from the tyranny of the Mughals who were forcibly converting
them to Islam. It was here that the Prophet had decided to embrace
martyrdom to awaken the dead soul of India that of the Mughal Emperor
Sis Ganj Sahib
The martyred head of Guru Teg Bahadur who embraced martyrdom in
Delhi in 1675 to save Hindu dharm was brought from Kiratpur Sahib
and cremated here.
Takhat Sri Keshgarh Sahib
The Panj Piaras five beloved ones) were baptised here ; Sikhs were
consummated as the Khalsa -saint soldiers, at this spot. 12 weapons
of the 10thProphet are preserved here. One among them is Hazrat
Ali's sword. The Hola Mohalla fair of Anandpur Sahib is famous.
On 17th December 1975 the 10th Prophet was proclaimed as the
(11 Kms from Anandpur Sahib) On 25th January,1686 the 10th Prophet
was married to Mata Jito Ji here. Three springs of water which the
10th Prophet had lanced open from huge rocks are still flowing.
between Sri Anandpur Sahib and Sri Kiratpur Sahib is CHAMKAUR SAHIB.
It was in this area where , having sworn safe passage to the 10th
Prophet's family and forces the Mughal and the hill Chiefs had treacherously
attacked them. Gurudrawa Katal Garh Sahib commemorates the martyrdom
of the two elder Sahibzadas and 37 Singhs who had died fighting
here,Gurudrawa Pariwar Vichhora Sahib marks the site where the 10th
Prophet's family got scattered. Gurudwaras GARHI SAHIB, TARRI SAHIB,
RANJITGARH SAHIB are connected with the dharm yudh that the 10th
Prophet had waged against the tyrants.