Being the ninth largest religion in the world, Sikhism has five blissful thrones of historical growth that are known as Panj Takhts. It means “the five divine seats or thrones”. which are the five Gurudwaras that take religious, social & political decisions as required by the Sikh community. That is an integral part of Sikhism.
The Indian Railways started the Panj Takht Express on January 14, 2019 on the occasion of the 550th birth anniversary of Guru Nanak Dev. It is a three-tier AC train & has 800 seats. That connects all the five takhts of Sikhism. It’s cover in 9Nights/ 10days & cost around INR 15,750 per person. The tour package will include three vegetarian meals, i.e., breakfast, lunch and dinner. Also, the package will include nights stay, sightseeing and transfers, travel insurance, security on trains, among other things. It departure from Delhi.
Here some details about the Panj takht Gurudwaras where Sikhs should at least once in a lifetime
1.Takht Sri Hazur Sahib (Nanded)
The first destination of The Panj Takht rail is Takht Sri Hazur Sahib Ji where Sri Guru Gobind Singh Ji left for his heavenly abode and was cremated at this sacred place. It is located in Nanded, Maharashtra. That is built on the river Godavari
2.Takht Sri Patna Sahib (Patna)
The Second destination of train is Takht Sri Harmindir Sahib is in Patna, Biha. That is the birth place of 10th Guru, Guru Govind Singh. That is situated on the holy river Ganga.
3.Takht Sri Keshgarh Sahib (Rupnagar)
Then head to its third destination, Takht Sri Keshgarh Sahib situated at Sri Anandpur, Punjab is known as the birthplace of Khalsa.
4.Sri Akal Takht Sahib (Amritsar)
Then the fourth destination is the Akal Takht. It is the Supreme and timeless throne of Sikhs that is situated inside the Sri Harmindir Sahib (Golden temple) complex. It is the highest seat of temporal authority (of Khalsa)
5.Takht Sri Damdama Sahib (Bathinda)
The last destination of the tour is Sri Damdama Sahib located in Talwandi near Bhatinda, Punjab. Here Sri Guru Gobind Ji compiled the final edition of Guru Granth named as Adi Granth, presently called as Sri Guru Granth Sahib.
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