The Gurudwara Pathar Sahib, Jammu and Kashmir was originally built in the year 1517 for commemorating Guru Nanak Devji, the founder Guru of Sikhism. He visited the Gurudwara Pathar Sahib and was then regarded as a saint. The place is full of faith and has many legends and one also see many impressions which can be seen on a large rock. The same rock has now been enshrined within the premises of the gurudwara and can be seen covered by a holy cloth. People believe that these are the imprint of Guru Nanak Devji's shoulders, back, head, along with his footprints. The place is visited and by a lot numbers of Sikhs as well as the local Lamas.
The Gurudwara is currently being maintained by the Indian Army. Towards the entrance of the Gurudwara one can see a Mool mantra which has been placed on a plain white board, this is the root verse, extracted right from Guru Granth Sahib. People consider and believed that after the attainment of enlightenment, Guru Nanak Devji first uttered was the Mool Mantra. There is no entry fee for entering the Gurudwara. The Gurudwara can be visited on all days of the week from 6:00 AM - 7:00 PM.
|Visit Duration||45 minutes to 1 hour|