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GURDWARA SRI SISGANJ SAHIB is situated in Chandani Chowk Old Delhi. it marks the site where the SRI GURU TEGBAHADUR SAHIB JI was beheaded on the orders of the Mughal emperor Aurangzeb on 11 November 1675 for refusing to convert to Islam. In front of Gurudwara Sahib is place where Bhai Mati Das Ji, Bhai Sati Das Ji and Bhai Dyala Ji were also executed in front of GURU SAHIB. When SRI GURU TEGBAHADUR JI was beheaded here, no one dared to pick GURU SAHIBS SACRED HEAD and his body. But with wish of akal purakh, swear storm swept through the city. Under the cover of dark blanket Bhai Jaita ji managed to escape with GURU SAHIBS SACRED HEAD to Punjab. GURU SAHIB's body was lies on the spot. One of GURU SAHIB devotees Bhai Lakhi Shah at his personal risk managed to take away GURU SAHIBS body to his house (Place where GURUDWARA SRI RAKAB GANJ SAHIB is situated). To cremate it openly would have led to detection, So he set fire to his house there by cremating the body in the traditional way.

Pictures Taken on 21-April, 2018.
 
Location of Gurdwara Sahib on Google Earth / Panoramio Map
 
 
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GURDWARA SRI SISGANJ SAHIB

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  • SRI GURU TEGBAHADUR SAHIB

  • Address :-
    Chandani Chowk
    Old Delhi
    State :- Delhi.
    Phone Number :-0091-11-27425087
     

     
     
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