About the Book:
Historical Gurdwaras of Delhi by M.K. Pal, a noted Art Historian and a distinguished Scholar in Arts, Crafts and Socio-cultural Studies, is the result of an in-depth research study that brings to the fore the importance of these shrines and their compelling historical and socio-cultural background. These Gurdwaras, many of which according to Sikh chronicles are consecrated by the Gurus visits, are located in different parts of the city of Delhi. This book attempts to thread together the relevant information considered necessary to rightly understand the importance of these shrines for the followers of a great religion, Sikhism. The book reveals many intriguing legends and stories associated with the making of each of these Gurdwaras which stand as reminders of the struggles and hardships faced by the Gurus in upholding their faith, and helps in keeping the spirit of Sikhism alive in the minds and psyche of the Sikh population even today.