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Hemkund-Sahib is a place of religious importance for both Hindus and Sikhs in the Chamoli district of Uttarakhand. The region is a geographical area with a glacial lake that is surrounded by seven mountain peaks with Nishan Sahib on each peak.......Read more on Hemkund Sahib


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Gurudwara Hemkund Sahib, Hemkund Sahib
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  • Type: Place of Worship
The Gurudwara of Hemkund Sahib is located on the banks of Lake Hemkund, where the tenth Guru of the Sikhs, that is Guru Gobind Singh, meditated. It was the same Guru that started the new brotherhood called Khalsa. The design and construction of this gurudwara was not easy as the... Read More »
Hemkund Lake, Hemkund Sahib
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  • Type: Lake
Hemkund Lake is situated near the Hemkund Gurudwara. It remains frozen during most of the year, approximately eight months. Surrounded by snow laden mountains on all the sides, this lake is considered to be a place of religious importance for Sikhs as well as Hindus. As per legend, the... Read More »
Lakshman Temple, Hemkund Sahib
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  • Type: Place of Worship
The Lakshman Temple is located on the bank of the Hemkund Lake and the temple is also known by the name of Lokpal Temple among Hindus. It is believed that Lakshman, the brother of Lord Ram meditated in this region after the battle with Ravan’s son Meghnad to regain his power. Read More »

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