Nanded located on the Godawari river bank is a flourishing district in the State of Maharashtra. Nanded is a famous seat of the Sikh history. The holy city is the second most auspicious city of Sikhism after Amritsar. One of the Five Sikh Takhtas known as Hazur Sahib is located here.There are several other religious landmarks in the city. Renuka Devi Mandir is another prime attraction of the place.
History of Nanded, Maharashtra
Nanded located on the north bank of river Godavari is one of the ancient cities of the Marathwada region of Maharashtra. Famous for
Sikh Gurudwaras, the city finds a place in the great epic Mahabharata. It is said that the Pandavas during their exile had passed from here. If history is to be believed the great Nandas ruled over Nanded for several years. The adjoining areas were under the reign of Andhrabhrtyas or Satvahanas during the First Centrury A.D.
Nanded was also ruled by the king Nanddeva of the Chalukya dynasty.
The Yadavas of Devgiri were the last Hindu dynasties to rule over this region.
Tourist Attraction of Nanded, Maharashtra
The Gurudwara of Nanded is the Gurudwara of Takhat Sachkhand Shri Hazur Abchalnagar Sahib. Built by Maharaja Ranjit Singhji, the ruler of Punjab from 1830 to 1839 A.D. it is one of the four High seats of Authority of the Sikhs. Since Shri Guru Gobind Singhji took his last breath in this place. The Gurudwara has wonderfully preserved the mortal remains of the 10th Guru along with various other weapons.