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Outside view of Gurudwara Nada Sahib

Nada Sahib is a Sikh Gurudwara in the Panchkula district of the Indian state of Haryana. Situated on the banks of the Ghaggar-Hakra River in the Sivalik Hills, it is the location where Guru Gobind Singh halted while travelling from Paonta Sahib to Anandpur Sahib after the Battle of Bhangani in 1688.

Nadu Shah Lubana family member of Baba Makhan Shah Labana of the adjoining village served Guru Gobind Singh and his followers with food and milk.Guruji blessed Nadu Shah and said that due to his service the place would be known as Nada Sahib and his name will be remembered forever. The place remained obscure until Bhai Motha Singh, who belonged to a village nearby, discovered the sacred spot and raised a platform to perpetuate the memory of the Guru's visit. Nothing more is known of the devout Motha Singh nor of the date of the establishment of the Manji Sahib, except that the shrine was under the Dharmarth Board of Patiala and East Punjab States Union in 1948 and was taken over by the Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC) after the merger of the state with the Punjab in 1956. Since then several new buildings have been constructed. The original Manji Sahib has been replaced by a doublestoreyed domed structure, with a large rectangular meeting hall adjacent to it. A spacious brickpaved courtyard separates these buildings from the complex comprising the Guru ka Larigar and rooms for pilgrims. The holy flag flies atop a 105 feet (32 m) high staff on one side of the courtyard, near the site of the old shrine. Religious gatherings and community meals take place every day. The full moon day every month is celebrated as a festive occasion attended by a large number of people from the northern region so its good .

A spacious new building is under construction by SGPC along with three storey parking garage and Langar Hall.[when?]

A new museum covering Sikh history is being established at Nada Sahib.[1]

History[edit]

Brief history of the Gurudwara in Punjabi, English and Hindi languages.

At the Battle of Bhangani, Guru Gobind Singh did not do well in the beginning but ultimately came out victorious, and won the battle. The Bichitra Natak also mentions that the battle resulted in the victory of the Guru's forces, and the enemy forces fled from the battlefield.

The Guru, though victorious, did not occupy the territory of defeated hill chiefs. Some historians such as H. Raturi, Anil Chandra Banerjee and A. S. Rawat speculate that the battle must have ended without any conclusive result, since the Guru's victory is not substantiated by any territorial annexations, and the Guru entered into an understanding with Bhim Chand soon after the battle. However, this was most likely because the Guru was not after any territorial gains, just as his great grandfather, Guru Hargobind had done when winning his battles against the Mughals.

References[edit]

Coordinates: 30°41′38″N 76°52′48″E / 30.694°N 76.88°E / 30.694; 76.88


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62 news items

Chandigarh Tribune

Chandigarh Tribune
Wed, 25 Mar 2015 13:48:45 -0700

A gold-plated finial (kalas) worth Rs 15 lakh was stolen from a room in the basement of Nada Sahib Gurdwara in the wee hours today. The finial, made of 0.75 kg of gold and 14 kg of bronze, was to be fixed on the dome shortly and had been kept in the room.
 
Times of India
Fri, 15 May 2015 15:52:30 -0700

PANCHKULA: Police failure to recover the Rs 16-lakh gold-plated kalash (finial) stolen from Nada Sahib Gurdwara around one-and-a-half months back has prompted devotees to open their purse strings to enable the management to buy a new one.

SinghStation

SinghStation
Sat, 28 Mar 2015 03:53:25 -0700

A gold-plated finial (kalas) worth Rs 15 lakh was stolen from a room in the basement of Nada Sahib Gurdwara in the wee hours today. The finial, made of 0.75 kg of gold and 14 kg of bronze, was to be fixed on the dome shortly and had been kept in the room.

Chandigarh Tribune

Chandigarh Tribune
Mon, 13 Jul 2015 12:30:00 -0700

It was pegged at 18,770 cusecs yesterday evening. Similarly, discharge of water from the Ghaggar to the Panchkula bridge site (Panchkula-Nada Sahib road bridge) was 1,056 cusecs today morning as against the danger level of 1.27 lakh cusecs.

SikhSangat News

SikhSangat News
Thu, 07 Aug 2014 10:03:45 -0700

Panchkula, Haryana: Amid the stand-off over control of Sikh shrines in Haryana, tension gripped Nada Sahib gurdwara in Panchkula on Wednesday. About 200 jathedars from across Punjab, along with more than 25 Shiromani Gurdwara Parbhandak ...
 
Day & Night News
Tue, 07 Feb 2012 21:40:15 -0800

Panchkula police have registered a case against Gurdwara Nada Sahib Manager for attempting to rape the wife of a sevadar. In his complaint to the police, the husband of the woman alleged that on Sunday, Gurdwara Manager Bhupinder Singh along with ...

The Indian Express

The Indian Express
Fri, 09 Jan 2015 15:30:15 -0800

An integrated complex situated in Sector 22, behind the Nada Sahib Gurdwara, the technology park consists of 28 industrial plots, apart from some commercial sites and institutional sites. “As many as 17 companies were allotted the plots, and many of ...

The Indian Express

The Indian Express
Wed, 03 Jun 2015 13:37:13 -0700

“The internal roads of Panchkula are safer, but it is the two highways running through the town where the maximum fatal accidents are reported, especially near Nada Sahib Gurdwara on the National Highway (NH-73). Apart from high traffic load due to ...
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