The Manikaran Gurudwara is a Sikh pilgrimage place in India. Manikaran is located in the Himachal Pradesh. It is at a high altitude of 1765m and is located about 40 km from the Kullu District and 85 km from the Manali. It is also a base point of many trekking routes, most notably being one to Malana.
The Manikaran Gurudwara or Sri Guru Nanak Dev ji Gurudwara is commemorated to best place to visit of Guru Nanak Dev to this place. The famous book of Sikh is the ‘Bhai Bala JanamSakhi’ or the ‘Twarikh Guru Khalsa’ by Giani Gian Singh.
As per this book the guru Nanak dev ji came to Manikaran for the welfare and wellbeing of the people of this region, around the year 1574 of the Vikrami Calender.
In Manikaran Gurudwara nearby has many temples and Gurudwara. There are temples of the Hindu deities Rama, Krishna and Vishnu. The famous Manikaran Sahib Gurudwara having a hot spring, here most of the visitor or pilgrims take a bath. Sikh man bathing at Manikaran Hot springs. The water of the spring is also supposed to have curative powers.
The water is so hot that rice for the “Langer” is cooked by putting it into a linen-bag and dipping it into the boiling water. You can also call it Prashad of the Gurudwara. This “Langer” is famous all the India most of the visitor came here especially for langer.
How to reach Manikaran:-
- Nearest Railway station- Anandpur Sahib(225 km), Shimla(243 kms), Shoghi(247kms).
- Nearest Airport- Kullu(43kms), Dharamsala( 225 kms), Shimla( 243kms)
- Manikaran is an Ex-Chandigarh/Ex-Ludhiana/Ex-Jalandhar Getaway
Best places to visit in Manikaran Gurudwara, Himachal Pradesh:-
Hot Water springs
In Manikaran Gurudwara these hot springs are fascinating both as nature’s marvels as well as due to the legends that surround them. The water in these hot springs contains natural herbs, uranium and other radioactive elements and is believed to cure diseases.
City Shopping Market
Here you can buy mostly Sikhism dresses. It is a local markets and bazaars around the popular tourist spots.
This temple is for load Shiva.
Old Radha Krishna Mandir
It is located between the Manikaran Marg.
It is in Kasol, Himachal Pradesh, India.
Trek to Malana
It is for sports activity, trekking, scenic spot, and natural/wildlife beauty. Many of the adventures things do here.