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Gurdwara Guru Ka Bagh

About three kilometers east of Takht Sri Harmandir Sahib is where Guru Tegh Bahadur first alighted in a garden (bagh)  belonging to Nawabs Rahim Bakhsh and Karim Bakhsh, nobles of Patna, and where the sangat of Patna along with the young Guru Gobind Singh came out to receive him back from his four-year-long odyssey. A shrine commemorative of the first meeting of Tegh Bahadur and Gobind Singh was established here. Its present building was constructed during the 1970s and 1980s. An old well which is still in use and a dried stump of the Imli tree under which the sangat met Guru Tegh Bahadur still exists.

To reach Gurudwara Guru Ka Bagh in Patna, you can follow these directions:

  1. By Air: If you’re arriving by air, the nearest airport is Jay Prakash Narayan International Airport in Patna. From the airport, you can take a taxi or a pre-booked cab to the Gurudwara. It is approximately 6.5 kilometers away, and the journey takes around 20 minutes, depending on traffic conditions.

  2. By Train: If you’re coming by train, the closest railway station is Patna Junction. From the station, you can hire a taxi, auto-rickshaw, or take a local bus to reach Gurudwara Guru Ka Bagh. The distance is about 3 kilometers, and the travel time is around 15 minutes.

  3. By Road: If you’re traveling by road, you can use various modes of transportation to reach the Gurudwara. You can either hire a taxi or an auto-rickshaw from your location in Patna to directly reach the Gurudwara. Alternatively, you can use a bus service to reach the nearest bus stop, which is the Patna bus stand. From there, you can hire a local auto-rickshaw or cycle-rickshaw to reach the Gurudwara.

Once you’re in the vicinity of Gurudwara Guru Ka Bagh, you can ask locals for specific directions if needed. It’s a well-known landmark in Patna, so most people should be able to guide you there easily.

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