historical Gurudwaras In Orissa - India

Gurdwara Guru Nanak Datan Sahib, Cuttack,Orissa

Gurdwara Guru Nanak Datan Sahib or Kaliaboda Gurdwara - Guru Nanak Dev also stayed at Cuttock on his way to Puri. Here, among others, the local ruler Raja Partap Rudra Dev received instruction from him. The Shrine commemorative of the Guru is outside the town on the bank of Mahanadi River near Kishti Ghat aong the way to Jagannath Puri. It is served by Udasi priests. Now a Gurdwara has also been established; it is called Gurdwara Datan Sahib or, locally, Kaliaboda Gurdwara.

Gurdwara Guru Nanak Datan Sahib stands on the bank of Mahanadi at Cuttack city, about 25 km from Bhubaneswar, the capital of Odisha. This holy Gurdwara is a momento Sri Guru Nanak Sahib Ji's visit to Odisha.

Gurudwara Mangumath-Puri, Orissa

Nanak during his travels came to Jagan Nath Pun. It is a very important place of pilgrimage of Hindus, situated on the sea shore, touching the Bay of Bengal. Lord Krishna and Vishnu are worshipped here as Jagan Natha, the Lords of the universe. Here a special kind of idol worship is performed with the usual formalities. It is known as Arti. It is said that in the evening when the priests performed Arti, Guru Nanakstood there as a silent spectator as if nothing was happening. He came out in the open and sang the following hymn;