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GURUDWARA SHRI PAONTA SAHIB is situated in the Paonta Sahib City, Sirmour Distt. In Himachal Pradesh. GURUDWARA SAHIB is situated on the bank of Yamuna River. GURU GOBIND SINGH JI came to NAHAN on invitation of NAHAN ruller MEDNI PARKASH, and after staying at NAHAN, GURU SAHIB came to this place and stayed here for 4.5 years. During this period he engaged himself not only in hunting and training his warrior Sikhs in the martial arts, but also in literary activities, many composing works of religious as well as heroic poetry and patronizing several talented poets and writers whom he employed mostly for translating ancient classics into contemporary Braj or Punjabi. Towards the end of his stay, GURU SAHIB fought and won the first battle of his life against the combined of hill chiefs hostile to him, in his words, 'for no cause'. At the Place Of GURUDWARA SHRI KAVI DARBAR SAHIB, situated on the back side of GURUDWARA SHRI PAONTA SAHIB building, GURU SAHIB used to organize KaviDarabrs. There was very much noice of Yamuna River because of which poets get disturbed, and they complained about this to GURU SAHIB. After that with blessing of GURU SAHIB yamuna used to flow silently near to GURUDWARA SAHIB.

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  • Address :-
    Paonta Sahib City
    District :- Sirmour
    State :- Himachal Pradesh.
    Phone Number :-0091-1704-222348, 222668