Which place is also known as ‘Guru ki Kashi’ – Guru Gobind Singh
Did you know Which place is also known as ‘Guru ki Kashi’ – Guru Gobind Singh – Sikh
Damdama means the breathing or resting place. Gurudwara Sri Damdama Sahib is one of the Five Takhts of the Sikhs. It is located at village Talwandi Sabo, 28 km southeast of Bathinda. It is also known as ‘Guru Ki Kashi’. Guru Gobind Singh Ji stayed here after fighting battles against Mughal atrocities. Before his arrival at Talwandi, two of the Guru’s sons were bricked alive at Sarhind and two laid down their lives at Chamkaur Sahib. After writing Zafarnama, Guru Gobind Singh fought a successful battle at Muktsar and then moved towards Talwandi Sabo Ki.
At Damdama Sahib as it is now called, the Guru preached complete sacrifice of personal and family interests at the altar of the good of mankind. The following. words of the great Guru expressing his firm faith in the Khalsa, are inscribed on a pillar installed by the Punjab Government,
“To the Khalsa does belong all,
My home, my body, and all I possess”