Gurudwara Sri Chevin Patshahi Sahib, Baramulla
Gurudwara Sri Chevin Patshahi is situated in the Distt City Baramulla. This Place is situated on the bank of River Jhelum. Sri Guru Har Gobind Sahib ji after fullfilling wish of Mai Bhag Bhari at Srinagar, and meeting a Muslim Saint Bahlor Shah came here. Along with Guru Sahib was Badshah Jahangir. When Guru Sahib and Badshah Jahangir reached here, Muslim People offered Jahangir a hand made Stone Takhat (Chair). But Jahangir offered that Takhat to Guru Sahib, and helped the his followers to have Guru Sahib’s blessings. Guru Sahib stayed here for some time and used to sit on the takhat and had discussions with people. Later Guru Sahib planted a chinaar Tree with his own hands and also blessed that who so ever will visit this place, his wishes will come true. And also day by day This chinaar tree will grow up, its shade will be thickening and popularity of this place will keep on increasing.
The history of Gurudwara Patshahi Chevin is worth noticeable. This Gurudwara is indeed one of the sacred places for Sikhs for a location being precious due to the arrival of Guru Hargobind Sahib at this place during his journey. Its history also explains that it is here that Guru Hargobind met the Muslim saint Bahlor Shah at that particular time.
There is also a saying which states that during that visit the Sikh Guru was accompanying the King Jahangir as well. Most Muslims of that particular area presented the uniquely designed chair which was actually a handmade chair or Takht. King Jahangir advised the citizens to offer it to the Sikh Guru and take his blessings as well for salvation. This gesture had greater impact on Sikh Guru who preferred staying at this location itself for the longer time period against his previous plan.
He used to prefer sitting on that chair while meeting with good number of common masses and preaching the ideals of Sikhism. Such stories of this place had already necessitated the motive to build Gurudwara Patshahi Chevin Gurudwara that still exists there.
Gurudwara Patshahi Chevin has emerged into a prominent Sikh shrine in this region. It has witnessed extension over the period. The architectural of this beautiful Gurudwara attract hundreds of thousands of devotees every day. The covered area of the Gurudwara has chinaar tree that had been planted by the Sikh Guru himself. It is a revered place inside the shrine premises.
Sikhs assume that if one visits this place & ask for any wish from the Almighty God. Wishes are fulfilled when devotees asks for it sincerely and with good faith as well. Exemplary architecture of this shrine is another unique thing which develops typical feeling amongst the devotees wishing to fulfill their ardent wishes.
Location of this Gurudwara in Santhiala village at a distance of mere 4 kilometers from the above mentioned village in Baba Bakala town is an attraction of sorts. The area is a big tract of land where Gurudwara had been built in the memory of Guru Hargobind Sahib. That simple Gurudwara became a huge shrine over the period.