Singh Sabha Gurudwara, Teheran, Iran

Singh Sabha Gurudwara, Teheran, Iran

The gurudwara was founded in 1941 by Bhai Ganga Singh Sabha Teheran. Religious celebrations include morning and evening prayers, Guru-Ka-Langer every Friday after the Akhand Path. Community services include establishment of a school, teaching of Punjabi and Dharmik (Divinity) forms an integral part of the curriculum. There are about 800 members of the sikh community in the area. Iran, also known as Persia is a sovereign state in Western Asia. Comprising a land area of…

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Gurudwara Pehli Patshahi, Mashhad, Iran

Gurudwara Pehli Patshahi, Mashhad, Iran

MASH-HAD is a historic town of Iran. Guru Nanak Sahib and Bhai Mardana visited this town on their way from Mecca and Baghdad in 1519-20. Guru Nanak Dev jee visited Iran during his fourth Udasi towards west. From Baghdad in Iraq he went to Khorramabad, then after that he went to Mashad. Mashhad is the second most populous city in Iran and capital of Razavi Khorasan Province. It is located in the northeast of the…

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Gurdwara Pehli Patshahi, Bushehr, Iran

Gurdwara Pehli Patshahi, Bushehr, Iran

Gurdwara Pehli Patshahi (Gurdwara of the first Master) at Bandar-e-Bushehr the main port on the Iranian coast located across the Persian Gulf from present day Al Kuwayt, (28.9184° N 50.8382° E), was a popular stopping point for Muslim Pilgrims on the yearly Hajj in the days of Guru Nanak. Guru Nanak Sahib stopped over at this port during his visit to Mecca (Saudi Arabia) as a ‘Hajji’ in 1519-20. Before rounding Arabia and sailing up…

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