Gurudwara Bangla Sahib is the place where Guru Har Kishan, the eighth guru of the Sikh faith. lived when he visited Delhi in 1664. He was invited to Delhi as a guest of Mirza Raja Jai Singh of Jaipur and lived in his 'Bangla' or 'Palace', which was built on the model of the palace of Jai Singh in Jaipur.

Before his announcement as Guru of the Sikh community at the tender age oh six, there was a dispute wherein his elderbrother Ram Rai claimed the guruship, but was denied it when the matter came up for arbitration to the Mughal Emporar Aurangzeb, as Ram Rai was the son of a handmaid.

It is said this said to have cured at while Guru Har Kishan was in Delhi there was an outbreak of smallpox, of which he have cured many people by distributing sactified water. However he himself died of smallpox at a young age, having taken upon himself the burden of all the diseases of the city.

The Baba Bangla Sahib Museum of Sikh History is located within the complex. Bangla Sahib Is located at the intersection of Ashoka and Baba Kharak Singh Roads, nera Gole Dak Khana, Kirtan Timings are 2.30am - 9.30 pm. Here the main festivals are all Guru Purabs.

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