Sri Hemkunt Sahib is at the Highest Elevation in the World For Any Religious Building

A recent research into religious sites at the highest elevation has revealed that at 15,000 ft above sea level, Sri Hemkunt Sahib ranks at the highest. The Sikh Gurdwara Sahib was constructed at the site discovered by Bhai Vir Singh of Sri Guru Gobind Singh Ji’s meditation site. The Gurdwara is at the highest elevation […]

Singh Says, “Sikhs Destroyed Hemkunt Sahib Yatra Through Social Media”

A Singh visited Sri Hemkunt Sahib and realized the tremendous decrease in the amount of sangat during the yatra. He wondered why there was such a decline and became curious into finding out. The Singh approached a sevadaar and asked why there was such a decline. The person told him it was Sikhs on social […]

Government Gives Major Recognition to Sri Hemkunt Sahib

The Uttarakhand government has announced plans to upgrade the Sikh shrine Hemkunt Shrine as the fifth major pilgrimage centre in the state, after Yamunotri, Gangotri, Kedarnath and Badrinath. The chief minister Harish Rawat said that, as Hemkunt Sahib currently draws over a lakh pilgrims every season, upgrading it to a major shrine will be a […]

Breaking: 4,000 Sikhs Stranded at Sri Hemkunt Sahib After 3 Bridges Break, Landslides

Torrential rainfall has caused massive devastation on the way to Sri Hemkunt Sahib. An estimated 4,000 Sikhs are stranded at various places to Sri Hemkunt Sahib after 3 bridges from Gobind Ghat to Gobind Dham have been reported to have collapsed. The situation is being described as life threatening due to many landslides occurring in […]

Video: Latest Footage of Sri Hemkunt Sahib With 12 Foot Deep Snow

The tremendous snowfall can be seen at Sri Hemkunt Sahib Ji creating a challenge for the yatra to open successfully on June 1. The sarovaar was still frozen but many volunteers have conducted work to clear the snow for tourists. The army also arrived to help in the clearing of snow efforts. The official journey […]

Indian Army Prepares Road For Sri Hemkunt Sahib Yatra

(DSU News Bureau) The Indian army left for Hemkunt Sahib to prepare the road for the journey to Sri Hemkunt Sahib Ji. The harsh winter damages the trail to the Gurdwara Sahib every year which requires maintenance by the Indian army. The Indian Army often monitors Sri Hemkunt Sahib on the way towards the Chinese […]

Story of Hemkunt Sahib Revealed by Bhai Vir Singh Once and For All (Video)

The video is an audio recording of Bhai Sahib Bhai Vir Singh’s book Kalghidar Chamatkar’s episode on Sri Hemkunt Sahib Ji. Sikhs believe that this holy place, known as Hemkunt (lake of ice/lit. cut in the snow), is the tap asthan (place of meditation and prayer) at which the tenth Guru of the Sikhs achieved […]

Winter Update of Sri Hemkunt Sahib Ji (Video)

A reporter who reached Sri Hemkunt Sahib in the month of January 2015 observes the current condition at the Gurdwara Sahib. He states the entire sarovaar is frozen and where an estimated 6 foot of snow can be noticed around the Nishan Sahib. It’s quite amazing and interesting to see that care takers stay at […]

Hemkunt Sahib Yatra to resume from Sept 22

Amritsar, September 18 Discontinued after the devastating flashfloods in Uttarakhand, the pilgrimage to Hemkunt Sahib is to resume from September 22. Talking to The Tribune, Darshan Singh, manager, Gurdwara Rishikesh, said the pilgrimage would resume following ‘ardas’ at Sri Hemkunt Sahib on Sunday. He said all preparations had been made for the pilgrimage which would […]