GURUDWARA SHRI KAPAL MOCHAN SAHIB is situated in the Village Bilaspur (Kapal Mochan) in Yamunagar Distt. Its 17 KM from Jagadhari Town. SHRI GURU NANAK DEV JI MAHARAAJ reached this place from Haridwar via Saharanpur in the year 1584 Bikrami on Katakk’s full moon while blessing the people. During GURU SAHIB’s journey, a merchant offered food to all the saints. When everyone sat in queues, a child took birth at the merchant’s house listening to which the saints stopped eating food due to Sootak (a period of 13 to 40 days after childbirth). Guru Nanak Dev Ji then said:
Salok Mahalla 1 ||
Je Kar Sootak Manniye Sab Te Sootak Hoye | Gohe Te Lakdi Andar Keeda Hoye ||
Jaite Daane Ann Ke Jeeya Baajh Naa Koye | Pehla Paani Jeev Hai Jit Hariya Sab Koye ||
Sootak Kiyo Kar Rakhiye Sootak Paveh Rasoye | Nanak Sootak Ev Na Uttarye Gyaan Uttarye Dhoye || 1 ||
Listening to this shabad, the Saints & the Pandits fell into Guru Ji’s feet & became Guru Ji’s Sikhs. In the year 1746, GURU GOBIND SINGH JI MAHARAAJ, after winning the battle of Bhangani, came to this place & took rest for 52 days. The people who used to show disrespect to the Sarovars, Guru Sahib got their turbans taken off, tore them & offered robe of honor (Siropas) to the Singhs. At this place, GURU GOBIND SINGH JI MAHARAAJ gave a Hukamnama to the Pandits which is placed with the Pandits till date. The Birth Anniversary of SHRI GURU NANAK DEV JI on Katakk’s full moon is celebrated with great joy & enthusiasm. The followers come from far off places to visit the place & get their wish fullfilled by taking a dip in holy water of the Sarovar.
Originally Written and Posted By: Historical Gurudwaras Website