Sis Ganj Sahib

Gurudwara Sis Ganj Sahib, Old Delhi

The Sis Ganj Sahib is one of the centrally located Gurdwara in Old Delhi, Chandni Chowk and is at the place which is very sacred for the Sikhs. The city has become the popular place for Sikhs with Nine historic Gurdwaras and is the only city with much of the influence of Sikhism after the Mughal influence. The martyrdom of Sikhs since ancient past has influenced to bring out such an imposive structure in this area and people from all caste, creed and religion are said to pay homage here. Also, the langar served here is very sumptuous and it is said that the food here is provided with much respect as the same way in every Gurdwara Sahib.

The Mughal who has various encounters around this area during the reign of various rulers and the prominent one being the Aurangzeb is said to be fought pitched battles and after many wars along the sand bed of Yamuna finally the Mughal King’s open negotiations. It is also known that Sikhs come to power in Punjab after pushing out Afghans and the two forces clashed for supremacy and finally they get their due with their religion completing more than 300 years and spreading all around the world.

Sis Ganj Sahib is dedicated to the ninth Sikh Guru, Guru Tegh Bahadur. This Gurudwara is constructed by Baghel Singh in 1783. This was a site where Guru Tegh Bahadur beheaded by Mughal emperor Aurangzeb order on 11 Nov 1675 when he was refused to accept Islam religion from Sikh religion. Now this site is located in very busy area in Chandni Chowk which is also called old Delhi city area.

Guru Tegh Bahadur: He was ninth Guru of the Sikh religion and also was father of the tenth Guru "Guru Gobind Singh". He was objection on convert Hindu pundit to Islam in Kashmi by order of the Mughal emperor Aurangzeb. Mughal emperor furious from Tegh Bahadur then emperor give order to arrest to Guru. Army arrested Gugu and came in Delhi Lal Quila and emperor ask him to convert to Islam religion but Gugu deny then emperor gave order to beheaded to Guru.

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Nearest Other Tourists Attractions: Jama Masjid, Delhi Gate, Red Fort (Lal Quila).

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Months Temp. Jan Feb March April May June July Aug Sept Oct Nov Dec
Average Low (℃) 7.6 10.1 15.3 21.6 25.9 27.8 26.8 26.3 24.7 19.6 13.2 8.5
Average High (℃) 21.0 23.5 29.2 36.0 39.2 38.8 34.7 33.6 34.2 33.0 28.3 22.9

Visit Information:-

Location: Chandni Chowk Market

Nearest Metro Stations: Chandni Chowk & Lal Quila

Opened to General Public: 1783.

Distance From:-

IGI and palam Airport: 19.0 KM

New Delhi RLY Station: 4.0 KM

Old Delhi RLY Station: 1.0 KM

Nizamuddin RLY Station: 13.0 KM

Anand Vihar RLY Station: 14.0