Tag Archives: Takht Sri Kesgarh Sahib

Preparations on for 3 Sikh events

Amritsar, Punjab: The Sikh community is gearing up for three major events in the coming years – the 350th foundation day of Anandpur Sahib next year, the 350th birth anniversary of Guru Gobind Singh in 2017 and the 550th birth anniversary of Guru Nanak Dev in 2019. The SGPC has decided to hold grand celebrations to mark the 350th foundation day ...

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New serai to come up at Takht Sri Kesgarh Sahib

Anandpur Sahib, Punjab: The SGPC today decided to build a 500-room serai near Takht Sri Kesgarh Sahib. The “kar seva” for the purpose has been handed over to Baba Kashmir Singh Bhuriwale. Today, the “kar sewa” was inaugurated by Jathedar of Akal Takht Giani Gurbachan Singh, Jathedar of Takht Sri Kesgarh Sahib Giani Mal Singh and head granthi of Golden Temple ...

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Millions visit Virasat-e-Khalsa in 2 yrs

Anandpur Sahib, Punjab: With around five million persons visiting it within two-and-a-half year of its opening, the Virasat-e-Khalsa has not only become one of the most popular museums in world, it has also boosted the economy of Anandpur Sahib town. The income of nearby Takht Sri Kesgarh Sahib has registered an annual increase of Rs 15 crore since the opening of ...

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Bittu performs sewa at Takht Sri Kesgarh Sahib

Anandpur Sahib, Punjab: Congress candidate from Anandpur Sahib Lok Sabha seat Ravneet Singh Bittu on Sunday sought to score over the Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) on the occasion of Hola Mohalla by performing sewa by cleaning shoes of devotees at Takht Sri Kesgarh Sahib here on Sunday. Bittu said he had come here to perform sewa as a humble Sikh, adding ...

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Hola Mohalla celebrations begin

Anandpur Sahib, Punjab: Thousands of devotees thronged various historic gurdwaras of Anandpur Sahib and Kiratpur Sahib, including Takht Sri Kesgarh Sahib, to pay obeisance on the second phase of the annual Hola Mohalla festival that began on Saturday. The first phase concluded on Friday. As devotees took the holy dip in the sarovar of Takht Sri Kesgarh Sahib, a large number ...

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