Gurudwaras in Udaipur

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Gurudwara is a place of worship for Sikhs. Although there are not many Gurudwaras in the town, the few we have are extremely beautiful and blessed. Let us discuss the Gurudwaras in Udaipur, Langar facility (communal free kitchen and food provided by Sikh community to all people), daily routine for offering prayers, accommodation facility and visiting hours.

So here is a list of 5 well-known Gurudwaras in the city:

 

1. Gurudwara Sachkhand Darbar:

Probably the most popular Gurudwara in town, commonly known as the ‘Sikh Colony, Gurudwara’. It was built after the partition period, where land was allotted by former Prime Minister Pt. Jawaharlal Nehru. The Gurudwara has a pleasing architecture and can accommodate around 500 devotees at a time.

The daily routine for offering prayers: 6 am nitenam sahib path, 7:30 am kirtan (morning Darbar), Aarti 7 pm to 8 pm.

Visiting hours: 6 am to 10 pm.

Langar: Only on festive occasions.

Accommodation facility: Rs.500/- per day, room only for a family.

Contact: 9829719136, Ajit Singh.

Address: Sikh Colony, Near Kumharo ka Bhata Central Area, Udaipur.

2. Gurudwara Dukh Nivaran Darbar:

Situated in the locality of Sec 14, this Gurudwara is quite famous for its calm and soothing atmosphere. Many people also practice meditation in the peaceful climate of this place. The Gurudwara can easily gather a group of 350 to 400 disciples at a time.

The daily routine for offering prayers: Aarti 7 am to 8 am, Darbaar decoration 8 am to 9 am and Kirtan at 8 pm to 9 pm.

Visiting hours: 5 am to 10 pm.

Langar: Every Sunday and on all festive occasions.

Accommodation facility: Only for Granthis working there.

Contact: 9001999844, M.S. Wasal.

Address: Sector 14, opposite Suhalka Bhawan, Udaipur.

 

3. Sri Guru Singh Sabha Gurudwara:

Located in the centre of the city, Sri Guru Singh Sabha Gurudwara is the oldest in Udaipur and offered its first prayer in the year 1932. The ancient walls and architecture of this place gives a retro feel to the devotees and help them connect better. It also has a library which contains books that showcase the history of Sikh community and about their great valour.

The daily routine for offering prayers: 6 am nitenam sahib paath, 7:30 am kirtan 8 pm to 9 pm.

Visiting hours: 6 am to 9 pm.

Langar: Every Sunday and on all festive occasions.

Accommodation facility: Not available for outsiders.

Contact: 9314184715, Harbhajan Singh.

Address: Delhi Gate, near Gurunanak School, Udaipur.

4. Gurudwara Shri Guru Arjan Darbar:

It is one of the most important Gurudwaras in Udaipur, positioned in sector 11 locality of Udaipur. It was built 35-40 years back and since then almost all locals of the area visit the Gurudwara daily to seek blessings. The Gurudwara can accommodate around 500 people at a time.

The daily routine for offering prayers: Sukhmani Sahib path 5 am, kirtan 7 am and aarti 7 pm.

Visiting hours: 6 am to 10 pm.

Langar: Every Sunday and all festive occasions.

Accommodation facility: Not available for outsiders.

Address: Sector 11, near Alok School, Udaipur.

 

5. Gurudwara Guru Nanak Darbar:

Although situated in a narrow ally but with beautiful surroundings, this Sikh temple is dedicated to first Sikh Guru. The Gurudwara is often crowded on weekends with devotees from all places coming to worship.

Visiting hours: 5 am to 9 pm.

Langar: On Sundays and Sikh festive occasions.

Accommodation facility:  Not available for outsiders.

Address: C 53-56 class, Bohra Ganesh Rd, Pratap Nagar, Udaipur.

Contact: 9414940085, Salvinder Singh Ji.

 

These Gurudwaras are a matter of experience rather than description. We suggest all Udaipurites to visit them once.

 

          About the Series: ‘Places of Worship in Udaipur’

                            Motive behind carrying out the series

The series carries a sole motive of making the people of the city aware of the places of worship. The series has already covered ‘prominent Temples of the city ‘, ‘Churches of Udaipur’ and the third segment is ‘Gurudwaras in Udaipur’.

This information is collected from valid sources to form an article.

Feel free to contribute to this article, by sharing data of any Gurudwara we have missed.

 

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