Guru Ram Rai Gurudwara-A Sikh Pilgrimage in Dehradun
Established by ‘Ram Rai’, the eldest son of the seventh Guru of Sikhs, Sri Har Raj Ji, Guru Ram Rai attracts large numbers of pilgrims and Sikh devotees all around the year. Guru Ram Rai built this famous Gurudware within the 17th century with the help and support of the ruler of Dehradun. there’s a legend behind the development of Guru Ram Rai Gurudwara.
Ram Rai was expelled from his home town so to not becoming the Sikh Guru. Ram Rai then settle down in Dehradun and constructed the holy Ram Rai Gurudwara at Dehradun. Now this Guru Ram Rai Darbar Sahib is that the most famous religious centre of the Udaseen sect of Sikh community. within the memory of Guru Ram Rai, a flag hoisting ceremony is celebrated each year. This ceremony is also known as Jhanda Fair which held on the fifth day of Holi Festival. This fair is attended by a large number of visitors and tourists.In the memory of Guru Ram Rai, a flag hoisting ceremony is celebrated every year. This ceremony also known as Jhanda Fair which held on fifth day of Holi Festival. This fair is attended by large number of visitors and tourists.
How to Reach Guru Ram Rai Gurudwara Dehradun
Guru Ram Rai Gurudwara is situated at the centre of Dehradun city near Shahranpur Chowk and Paltan Bazaar Road. One can reach easily at Guru Ram Rai Gurudwara by autorickshaw (auto), bus or by foot from any part of the Dehradun city. Dehradun railway station is at less than 1 km from Gurudwara and the airport is at Jolly Grant Airport (25 km).