Five Takhats

'Takht' literally means a throne or seat of authority. There are five Takhts and these Takhts are the five gurudwaras, which have a very special significance for the Sikhs.

Sri Akal Takht Sahib Amritsar

'Akal Takht' is situated just opposite the gate of Harmandar Sahib-The Golden Temple. Akal Takht was established by Guru Hargobind ji in 1609.

Takht Sri Hazur Sahib Maharashtra

Takht Sri Hazur Sahib is situated on the banks of Godavari river in Maharashtra state. This is the place where Guru Gobind Singh left for Heavenly abode. The inner room of the temple is called Angitha Sahib and is built over the place where Guru Gobind Singh was cremated in 1708.

Takht Sri Damdama Sahib Talwandi Sabo

Takht Sri Damdama Sahib is situated in the village of Talwandi Sabo near Bhatinda (Punjab). At this place Guru Gobind Singh ji stayed nearly for a year and compiled the final edition of Guru Granth Sahib also known as the Damdama Sahib Bir in 1705.

Takht Sri Harmandir Sahib Patna

Takht Shri Harmandir Sahib Patna is situated in Patna city which is also the capital of Bihar state. Guru Gobind Singh ji was born here in 1666.