Baba Harbhajan Singh Memorial Temple, Gangtok
About Baba Harbhajan Singh Memorial Temple, Gangtok
Baba Harbhajan Singh Memorial Temple, Gangtok - Address
Address: Between Nathula And Jelepla Pass, Gangtok, India
Time Required: 00:40 Mins
Timings: 06:00 am - 08:00 pm Details
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Major Harbhajan Singh served in the Indian Army and lost his life while escorting a mule caravan from his battalion headquarters in Tekula to Dengchukla in 1968. Harbhajan Singh’s body was found when a soldier dreamt of him telling him exactly where to find the body.
Soon, the body was found and the shrine was made in the honor of the brave soldier. Today, it is said that Harbhajan Singh warns Indian soldiers of the upcoming attacks at the Indo-Chinese borders and even Chinese army men believe to have seen a human figure patrolling the border at night.
Today, the temple consists of a room where the personal belongings of Baba Harbhajan Singh are cared for and kept for worship.
Baba Harbhajan Singh Memorial Temple Information
- The temple is located 60 kilometres away from Gangtok. It is recommended you book a cab for the day for easy conveyance.
- Combine the visit to the temple with the visit to Nathula pass and Tsomgmo Lake.
Baba Harbhajan Singh Memorial Temple Ticket Prices
- Admission is Free.
Baba Harbhajan Singh Memorial Temple Opening and Closing Hours
- Public Holidays: 6.00 am-8.00 pm
How To reach Baba Harbhajan Singh Memorial Temple by Public Transport
- By hiring a cab.
- By renting a bike.
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This place is extraordinary, surrounded by Himalaya. It's believed that Baba Harbhajan Singh is still alive, and watches you from far. Come here to see how Indian army protects our land in such a cold place.
Dry chilled and peaceful place. A different feeling to come here. This is no signal zone. I will feel patriotic here. Baba harbhajan temple who is still alive as per belief. Best place ever visited
High Altitude 14423 mile high approx. Pleasant weather. A short shopping place here. Its just awesome too. Baba Harbhajan Singh was an Indian Soldier. This is a tribute to him.
I go the place of BABA HARBAJAN SING MANDIR. It is a very lovely place. I loved it.
Original Baba mandir is a very beautiful place, natural beauty of the road is very good. Indian army offer here hot tea for free.
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