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Gurdwara Rajghat Sangat Pahili Patshahi

Gurdwara Rajghat Sangat Pahili Patshahi, also known as Gurdwara Rajghat Sahib, is a historical Sikh shrine located in Burhanpur, Madhya Pradesh, India. It holds significant historical importance in Sikhism as it is associated with Guru Nanak Dev Ji, the founder of Sikhism and the first of the ten Sikh Gurus.

The gurdwara is situated on the bank of the Tapti River and marks the place where Guru Nanak Dev Ji visited during his journey to the south. It is believed that Guru Nanak Dev Ji arrived in Burhanpur during his third udasi (travel) in the early 16th century.

According to historical accounts, Guru Nanak Dev Ji stayed in Burhanpur for a few days and held spiritual discourses with the local residents. The local sangat (devotees) were deeply inspired by Guru Nanak Dev Ji’s teachings and his message of unity, equality, and devotion to God.

Gurdwara Rajghat Sahib was established to commemorate Guru Nanak Dev Ji’s visit to Burhanpur. The word “Rajghat” refers to a royal cremation ground, indicating that the gurdwara is built near the place where the mortal remains of Guru Nanak Dev Ji’s followers were cremated.

Over the years, Gurdwara Rajghat Sahib has become a significant pilgrimage site for Sikhs and attracts devotees from various parts of the world. The gurdwara management committee organizes regular religious programs, kirtan (devotional singing), and community service activities.

To reach Gurdwara Rajghat Sangat Pahili Patshahi in Burhanpur, you can follow these general directions:

By Air: The nearest airport to Burhanpur is the Devi Ahilyabai Holkar Airport in Indore, which is approximately 190 kilometers away. From the airport, you can hire a taxi or take a bus to Burhanpur.

By Train: Burhanpur has its own railway station, which is well-connected to major cities in India. You can check for trains that pass through Burhanpur and plan your journey accordingly. From the railway station, you can take a local taxi or auto-rickshaw to reach the gurdwara.

By Road: Burhanpur is accessible by road and is well-connected to various cities in Madhya Pradesh and neighboring states. You can reach Burhanpur by private car, taxi, or bus. National Highway 3 (NH3) passes through Burhanpur, making it easily accessible by road.

Once you reach Burhanpur, you can ask for directions to Gurdwara Rajghat Sangat Pahili Patshahi from locals or use navigation tools. The gurdwara is located on the bank of the Tapti River, and its exact address and coordinates can be obtained from local authorities or online sources.

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