SRI GURU NANAK SAT SANGH SABHA

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Location : Chennai, Tamil Nadu
Built In: 1949
Built By: Lieutenant Colonel Gill


Sri Guru Nanak Sat Sangh Sabha located in Chennai was established by Lieutenant Colonel Gill (former Director General of Prisons) in the year 1949. Guru Nanak Sat Sangh Sabha helps to establish social, cultural and spiritual contact among Sikhs in Chennai. Few years ago the Gurdwara was reconstructed by pulling down the original structure.

The site of the Gurdwara is remarkably peaceful. The Sikh families gather here and conduct prayers on the occasion of the birth anniversaries of Guru Nanak, Guru Gobind Singh and Guru Arjun Dev and Baisakhi (New Year in the Sikh calendar).

Teachings from the Guru Granth Sahib (the Holy Book of the Sikhs) are read on these occasions. A free Langar (community kitchen) called "Guru ka Langhar" is run at the Gurdwara. In a Langar, all are treated as equals, no demarcation is made between poor and rich. A free medical centre offers services to the poor.

Every Sunday, the congregation participates in Pujas, Kirtans and the Langar. There are also prayer services in the morning and evening. Daily prayer starts with recitation from the Granth Sahib, after which Kirtans are sung.

HOW TO GET THERE

Air: Chennai has an airport with national and international terminals. Regular flights connect Chennai with the major cities within the country and international countries such as Singapore, America, UK, etc.
Rail: Chennai is well connected by rail with all the major places within and beyond the state.
Road: State transport buses and private buses connect Chennai with the major towns and cities within the state and country. Sri Guru Nanak Sat Sangh Sabha is located in the heart of the city and it is very easy to access it, as plenty of city buses ply from different corners of the city to the Gurdwara. Other means of local transportation are local trains, taxis and auto rickshaws.

WHERE TO STAY

Varied accommodation options such as luxurious and economic class are available at the hotels in Chennai.



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