, A Journey through Sikh History

GURDWARA SRI GURPLAHA SAHIB is situated in the Village Bathu of Distt Una Himachal Pradesh. This pious place was visited by SRI GURU GOBIND SINGH JI. SRI GURU GOBIND SINGH JI & the 9th Descendent of SRI GURU NANAK DEV JI, Baba Kaladhari, had deep respect/love for each other, Due to which SRI GURU GOBIND SINGH JI called Baba Kaladhari to Una Sahib, from Dera Baba Nanak. They use to interact with each other and with passage of time they both get affectionately attached with each other. While SRI GURU GOBIND SINGH JI was in Anandpur Sahib, Baba Kaladhari use to start toward Anandpur sahib, from Una, to meet GURU SAHIB and GURU SAHIB also left his place to meet Baba kaladhari. The Place, where they both met in, is a sacred place called Gurplaha.

There was a dense forest and in which there was a one tree called Palaha tree, which was their meeting point. Under which they both used to have Political & Religious discourse. They also use to go on expedition(Hunting) & sometimes they use to play Chopat (The Ancient form of Ludo). SRI GURU GOBIND SINGH JI blessed Baba kaladhari that he will be blessed with tejasavi (Energetic, Brilliant, Bright, Extraordinary) grandson which will accomplish GURU SAHIB's tasks in future . It is mentioned in golden history that Baba Sahib Singh(the grandson of Baba kaladhari) struggled for the, tomb of khalsa Empire, whose stone was laid by SRI GURU GOBIND SINGH JI. He contributed in establishing khalsa empire & in 1801 on the day of visakhi he baptised Maharaja Ranjit Singh and made him the emporer of Khalsa Empire.

Pictures Taken on 19-Sep-2008.
Location of Gurdwara Sahib on Google Earth
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    Village Baathu
    Teh Una
    District :- Una
    State :- Himachal Pradesh.
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