Gurdwara Handi Sahib

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Gurdwara Handi Sahib
Gurdwara Handi Sahib is located in Bihar
Gurdwara Handi Sahib
Gurdwara Handi Sahib
Location in Bihar
Name
Proper name Gurudwara Handi Sahib
Geography
Coordinates 25°36′28.77″N 85°10′3.06″E / 25.6079917°N 85.1675167°E / 25.6079917; 85.1675167Coordinates: 25°36′28.77″N 85°10′3.06″E / 25.6079917°N 85.1675167°E / 25.6079917; 85.1675167
Country India
State Bihar
Location Danapur, Patna
Culture
Primary deity Guru
Architecture
Architectural styles Gurdwara
History and governance
Date built First build - unknown
Final Rebuild - 1980
Creator unknown

Gurdwara Handi Sahib is situated in Danapur is a cantonment station, 20 km west of old Patna City. Guru Tegh Bahadur had returned to Punjab in April 1670 leaving his family behind at Patna. The family after leaving Patna Sahib made their first halt here. An old lady named Mai Pardhani served a kettleful (handi) of khichari to them after which the shrine subsequently built here was named as Handiwali Sangat, which is now called Gurdwara handi Sahib.

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