gurudwara nanaksar jagraon
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The Gurudwara Nanaksar Jagraon is a holy shrine in Moga, it is a gurudwara (Sikh temple), and hundreds of people visit this place all the year round and get to experience the divine presence at the gurudwara. The people in Punjab, the locals, the devotees, the followers and the tourists come to this holy place in large numbers and seek blessings from the lords for themselves and their family’s wellbeing.
This is famous as the memoir of Guru Gobind Singh and is situated in Ludhiana at the banks of the Nanaksar Sarovar. The prominent feature of this shrine is its five-day festival; this is why they experience a lot of visitors and devotees.
The legend says that Guru Gobind Singh fought against the Mughals and died in the battle. He is considered as the most admired guru, and he is the 10th one.
He sacrificed his life for the preservation of the Sikh religion and where he fell stands today, the Gurudwara Nanaksar Jagraon. This gurudwara holds a lot of importance and admiration by the devotees and the followers as the area is meant to be blessed by the presence of three gurus, and those are Guru Gobind Singh, Guru Nanak Dev and Guru Har Gobind.
The gurudwara celebrates the Prakash divas for all the three gurus whose shrines stand in the nearby gurudwaras. The gurudwara also organizes two fairs every year.
One of them is a five day fair celebrated every year in the month of august as a memoir for Baba Nand Singh. The other fair is the Jor Mela celebrated in the month of January.
Both of the fairs are grand and are celebrated on large scales, and they accommodate visitors in large numbers including tourists, locals, people from all over India also from across the world. The foreigners be a part of the fairs to experience and live among the Indian and the Punjabi culture and learn the traditions of the people there.
On special occasions, the gurudwaras always organize kirtans, melas, langars. The Guru Ka Langar is like a communal meal conducted by the people near the gurudwara and people all across Ludhiana. They believe that no one in the land of the god should sleep with an empty stomach and so they provide free food, milk, tea and sweets for the people visiting the gurudwaras.
The gurudwara complex is huge and is beautifully maintained by the organization.one of the unique aspects of this gurudwara is that cash/offerings or donations of any kind are not accepted.
The place is a must-visit for the tourists to be part of the local culture and traditions and soak in the divine presence.
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