Gurudwara Guru Ke Mahal, Amrtisar
Gurudwara Guru Ke Mahal
Gurudwara Guru Ke Mahal, the residential house of Sri Guru RamDas (founder of Amritsar) is situated to the west of the Akal Takht, across the main street known as Guru Bazar. Baba Atal Rai and Sri Guru Tegh Bahadur was born at this place and Sri Guru HarGobind Singh was also lived ahere for some time.
Initially in 1573, this Gurudwara was built as a humble hut by Guru Ram Das and later it was enlarged and modified by Guru Arjan Dev and his son, Guru HarGobind. Now it has been converted in the form of a Shrine. Guru Granth Sahib is placed in a large rectangular hall of this Gurudwara. Apart from the daily rituals, special divan and Guru ka Langar are held on the first Sunday of a Bikrami month. The birth anniversary of Guru Tegh Bahadur is the main festival celebrated here.