Private | Est. null | Dehradun, Uttarakhand
Shri Guru Ram Rai Darbar Sahib in Dehradun is a philanthropic organization of the Udaseen sect . Sri Guru Ram Rai ji, the eldest son of the seventh Guru of the Sikhs- Sri Har Rai ji, had established it for protecting and spreading the traditions, ideals and philosophies of Hinduism Dehradun owes its name and history to the emergence of Sri Guru Ram Rai ji who came to this then small , green Arcadian abode way back in 1676. He established his ‘ DERA ‘ in Doon Valley which later became popular as ‘DEHRADUN’ During the reigns of Aurangzeb , the doon valley was Guru Maharajji’s property. The Britishers could enter it only after taking permission from the Darbar Sahib. Darbar Sahib still owns a large part of this property. The Building of the Darbar Sahib is an epitome of Islamic and Hindu architecture.The building contains domes, minarets, gurudwara ,Mural paintings reflecting a mixed culture and represent spiritual enlightenment. Till date people of all classes, castes and creed visit the Darbar Sahib. Sri Guru Ram Rai ji was born on Chaitrawadi Panchami- the fifth day of Holi in 1646 at Kiratpur,District Ropar in Punjab. In his sacred memory one of the famous fairs of Northern India-that is the Jhanda Fair of Dehradun is celebrated every year which begins on the day of his birthday which incidentally coincides with the day of his arrival at Dehradun in 1651.
Address : Patel Nagar, Dehradun-248001, Uttarakhand, India
Phone no : 91-135–6672698
E-Mail : [email protected]
No. 139, 1st B Cross, 6th Block, BEL Layout, Vidyaranyapura Last Bus Stop, Bangalore, Karnataka - 560097