Gurudwara Sri Nabha Sahib

Gurdwara Nabha Sahib – Chandigarh, Punjab

Gurdwara Nabha Sahib reminds us that the Sikh history of the area dates back to 1695. This magnificent shrine is located about 15 Km from Chandigarh on the road to Patiala; the Zirakpur Highway. After the execution of Guru Tegh Bahadur in Delhi, his head was taken from under the eyes of his executioner by Bhai Jaita who returned it to the Guru's family for cremation at Anandpur Sahib. On his way to Anandpur, he paused with the Guru's severed head at this place at the request of an aged Muslim saint, Faqir Dargahi Shah, a disciple of the Guru.…