(Last Updated on : 13/11/2014)
Gurdwara Guru Nanak Dev is one of the prominent religious destinations in Jammu and Kashmir
. This historical Gurdwara has been built to mark the visit of Guru Nanak
Sahib. It is situated near the historic Mubarak Mandi Complex of Dogra rulers near Chowk Chabootra, Jammu
. It is said that Guru Sahib while returning to Punjab
, had rested here. Gurdwara Guru Nanak Dev attracts several pilgrims and tourists from far and wide
Statue of Guru Nanak Devji
In this small Gurdwara, there is a three feet marbled statue of Guru Nanak Devji installed by Rajput Raja Maharaja Partap Singh
. The idol is made out of pure gold
. The giant structure of Gurdwara Shri Guru Nanak Devji stands tall amidst the picturesque landscape of Jammu and Kashmir. The statue adds to the old glory and grandeur of the region. During the Singh Sabha Movement
when statues were removed from Gurdwaras, this statue got unnoticed, in the process remaining intact. Very few people though know about this statue.
Architecture of Gurdwara Guru Nanak Dev
The architecture of Gurdwara Guru Nanak Dev is also amazing. It reminds one about the artistic skills of the ancient times. The designs bear relics to the rich religious ancestry and historical legacy of the state. The natural calamities and disturbances in the political and social scenario of Jammu and Kashmir have not affected this ancient Gurdwara. All these factors make this ancient temple one of the important religious sites of the Jammu and Kashmir pilgrim tourism.
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