Gurudwara Bangla Sahib Delhi is one of the main and beautiful Gurudwaras located in the city of Delhi, India. This Gurdwara is the main place of faith for the Sikhs and Hindus. It is located in Connaught Place, Delhi. Every day thousands of people come here from the country and other countries to see it. People of all religions are allowed to come here.
This fort was earlier the bungalow of Raja Jai Singh of the 17th century and it was known as Jaisinghpura Palace. This gurdwara was built when 8 Guru Har Krishan of Sikhs came to Delhi and stayed here. He has the miraculous power to cure diseases by touching people. Even today, part of his power is in the pond of Gurudwara Bangla Sahib Delhi, bathing in this pond and drinking its water destroys all diseases.
Guru Har Krishna and History of Gurudwara Bangla Sahib
Guru Har Krishan was the 8th Guru of the Sikhs and when he came to Delhi, he stayed in this Gurdwara Bangla Sahib, at that time the whole city of Delhi was battling dreadful diseases like smallpox and cholera. Then Guru Har Krishan Ji had treated the people of Delhi here with the water of the pond here and had also provided medicine to the people here and protected the people of Delhi from this epidemic.
But after some time, Guru Har Krishan himself was suffering from smallpox and he died on 30 March 1964 at Guru Bangla Sahib, Delhi. After his death, this bungalow was converted into a gurudwara and then the pond of this gurudwara is considered very sacred and is called a disease destroyer. People from the country and abroad come here and take the water of this pond.
What is inside Gurudwara Bangla Sahib Delhi?
Apart from the Gurudwara, the complex has a school, an attractive art gallery, a large pond, kitchen, guestrooms, a free medical hospital, a museum named Baba Baghel Singh, and a library.
Like every Gurudwara, huge langar is organized here every day, which lasts for 24 hours, and everyday people eat the food here, an air-conditioner has also been installed in the hall of the langar, there is a passenger residence and parking for the visitors.
Things to keep in mind at Gurudwara Bangla Sahib Delhi
Here always cover your head with a cloth, scarf, or cap and open your slippers and shoes out of the gurudwara and if you take a bath in the pond here, then follow all the rules and do not make the pond dirty. Here are some places it is forbidden to make videos and click photos, so don’t do anything like this.
Interesting facts about Gurudwara Bangla Sahib.
- This is the only Gurudwara in Delhi where the pond has been treated as a curative and considered sacred.
- In this Gurudwara, the 8th Guru of Sikhs, Har Krishan Ji had come and cured the people of Delhi from diseases like smallpox and cholera.
- School, Hospital, Yatri Niwas, Art Gallery, Langar Hall etc. are on the land of this Gurudwara.
- There are also guides for foreign tourists who provide service for free.
- Langar runs for 24 hours in this Gurudwara, on which thousands of people call food every day.
- The pond here has amazing power to cure diseases, it is a pond of holy water.
How to Reach
By Train: If you want to come here by train, then there are many railway stations like Nizamuddin Railway Station, New Delhi Railway Station, Old Delhi Railway Station, Anand Vihar, Delhi Kent. Here is the main railway station, from where you can easily reach by hiring an auto.
By Metro: If you want to come here by metro, then Rajiv Chowk and Patel Chowk metro stations are the nearest from where you can take share auto and reach in 10 or 15 minutes.
It is open on all days of the week, its timing is open from 8 am to 12 pm.
There is no entry charge here
Google Map and Address
Address: Hanuman Road Area, Connaught Place, New Delhi, Delhi 110001
Gallery – Gurudwara Bangla Bahib Photos
Other tourist places near Gurudwara Bangla Sahib:
- Red Fort
- Akshardham Temple
- India Gate
- Humayun Tomb
- Rashtrapati Bhavan
- Garden of Five Senses
- Lotus Temple
- Jama Masjid
- National Museum
- Connaught Place shopping
- Qutub Minar
- Lodhi Garden
- Jantar Mantar
- Dilli haat INA
- Shri Laxmi Narayan Temple (Birla Mandir)
- National Gallery of Modern Art
- Safdarjung Tomb
- National Zoological Park
- Shri Kalka Ji Temple
- Asola Bhatti Wildlife Sanctuary
- Indira Gandhi Memorial Museum
- ISKCON Temple Delhi-Glory Of India & Vedic Cultural Centre, New Delhi
- Deer Park
- Shree Adya Katyayani Shaktipeeth Mandir
- Waste to Wonder Theme Park
- Shree Hanuman Temple
- Adham Khan’s Tomb
- Amar Jawan Jyoti
- Sultanpur National Park