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Pilgrimage in Punjab

One of the prime destinations for pilgrimage in India, Punjab is visited by thousands of tourists from across the world. Apart from the world's largest Gurdwara, the Golden Temple , there are a large number of holy shrines of equal religious significance that remain unexplored. Amidst the predominance of Sikh religious places, one can also visit a host of mosques dating back to the Mogul times, temples and churches. This section will give you more information on all the pilgrim centers located in Punjab.
Gurudwaras
Amritsar

Harimandir Sahib or Golden Temple (Amritsar City)
Tarn Taran
Goindwal Sahib
Khadur Sahib
Baba Bakala
Takhat Damdama Sahib
Dera Baba Nanak
Gurudwara Ber Sahib

Ropar Circuit

Anandpur Sahib ---------- More »

Temples
Ram Tirth, Amritsar
Durgiana Mandir, Amritsar
Bhagwathi Mandir, Maisar Khanna, Bathinda City
Shiv Mandhir, Gur-mandi, Jalandhar
Sodal Mandir, Jalandhar
Panch Mandir, Kapurthala

Kali Devi Temple, Patiala ---------- More »
Mosques
Mazaar Pir Baba Haji Rattan, Bathinda
Rauza Sharif, Sirhind
Qadian, Near Batala on Amritsar-Gurdaspur road
The Moorish Mosque, Kapurthala
Imam Nasir Mausoleum and Jama Masjid, Jalandhar
Chilla Baba Seikh Farid, Faridkot ---------- More »
Other Pilgrimage
Bhaini Sahib Ludhiana
This is the centre of Kuka movement. Their leader Guru Ram Singh Ji who anticipated the Non-cooperation Movement of Mahamta Gandhi and the Kukas had a leading role in India's freedom struggle. They are also called Namdharis. They had fought valiantly against the British and a large number of them died fighting at Amritsar and Malerkotla. They also oppose cow sacrifice.

Radha Soami Dera Baba Jaimal Singh, Beas (54 km east of Amritsar)
Beas is the headquarters of a large and still expanding sect of Radha Soami. Baba Jaimal Singh had established his Dera after coming from Agra. Radha Soamis from all parts of the world come here to imbibe teachings from the living master. The well-organised Dera is also famous for its state-of -the-art Hospital.

Swetamber Jain Temple, ZIRA, Ferozpur
Founded in 1890, this temple has many ancient idols. The main idol is the oldest and others are more than 1,200 years old.

Buddhist Caves, Doong, Gurdaspur
Situated midway between Shahpur Kandi and Dhar, these ancient caves are yet unexplored.

Catholic Cathedral, Jalandhar Cantt
The rare Cathedral initiated by representative of His Holiness, the Pope is the only one of its kind in the East. Its cosmo-cultural design is a tribute to the Punjabi tradition.


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