(Last Updated on : 11-09-2017)
Takhat Sachkhand Shri Hazur Abchalnagar Sahib Gurudwara, located at Nanded in the state of Maharashtra in India, marks the place where Guru Gobind Singh
had his group in 1708, after the disappearance of the emperor Bahadur Shah
. The 10th Guru Gobind Singh held his courtyard and assembly here. It is the site of his own tent where he was getting better after being attacked by the murderers.
This site is at present, one of five Takhts which are places of significance to Sikhs
. It is believed that Sikhs must visit at least one time in life before 60 year of age. Hazur Sahib is the samadhi of 10th Guru Gobind Singhji.
History of Takhat Sachkhand Shri Hazur Abchalnagar Sahib Gurudwara
Guru Gobind Singh held his courtyard and worshippers here while he was getting better after being attacked by two assassins. One of the aggressors stabbed Guru Gobind Singh, but was killed by him with a single stroke of his talwar. The other was killed by his followers as he tried to run away. Guru's wound was deep but healed after being stitched by a European medical doctor.
Sikhs built a room above the platform where Guru Gobind Singh would sit whilst holding his courtyard. They called it Takhat Sahib. While presenting Guruship on the sacred Book, Guru Gobind Singh himself named Nanded as "Abchalnagar" after the first word of a mantra
read randomly on the event.
had constructed the current building of the Takhat Sahib with money, artisans and labour sent from the Punjab
throughout the early 1830s. In 1956 an Act was passed by the government
under which the management of the Takhat Sahib and other historical Gurdwaras
was lawfully placed under a 17-member Gurudwaras Board and a five-member Managing Committee.
Architecture of Takhat Sachkhand Shri Hazur Abchalnagar Sahib Gurudwara
Huzur Sahib Gurudwara is not just a sacred place where thousands of devotees visit for to pray, it is also a very beautiful and stunning Gurudwara. Inside the Gurudwara there are tomb-walls-doors and the complete thing is made of gold
and marble. The main Gurudawara building comprises a big room where Guru Granth Sahib
is settled. The inner room is called Angitha Sahib and walls are covered with golden plates. There is a polished dome and on the top, the kalash is made of gold plated copper. There is a historical well in frontage of Gurudwara and the water of this well was supplied to build the Gurudwara.
Attractions of Takhat Sachkhand Shri Hazur Abchalnagar Sahib Gurudwara
The laser-ray show is the main attractions of the gurudwara. In this show, the lives of the ten Gurus
are briefly described. The show became very popular. This is complimentary show open for all, starting at 08:00 p.m. daily for one hour. Other local Gurudwaras also attract the visitors like the Gurudawara at Nagina Ghat, Banda Ghat, Sangat Sahib, Baoli Sahib, Mal Tekdi, Shikar Ghat, Heera Ghat and Mata Sahib, etc.
Visiting information of Takhat Sachkhand Shri Hazur Abchalnagar Sahib Gurudwara
Nanded is well connected by train to Amritsar
, Hyderabad etc. Gurudwara Complex is 1 kilometre from rail station. Free bus transport is accessible from the complex to the Railway station. Outside The Hazur Sahib complex, there is a taxi stand.