Guru Nanak Sat Sangh Sabha
Guru Nanak Sat Sangh Sabha is a famous worshipping place in the city of Chennai. The place makes up a revered place to the followers of Sikhism. The place is located in the southern sururbs of Chennai called T. Nagar.
Guru Nanak Sat Sangh Sabha was established in the year 1949 by Lieutenant Colonel Gill. The said title represents an institution that was founded to bring solidarity among the members of Sikh community in the Chennai city. The institution emphasized on the social, cultural, spiritual values and means to further elevate these entities amongst the scattered members. The gurudwara (worshipping place) at T. Nagar was established to cultivate the already mentioned qualities. The gurudwara has gained immense popularity since its inception.
Guru Nanak Sat Sangh Sabha is one of the popular pilgrim places in the city of Chennai. Sikhs in large number visit the place, especially in the festival days. The gurudwara represents a modern laid out building, very typical of the structures erected by this community. The important aspect of the place is the activities held here. Besides daily prayers one can see a good number of people being served free food in the community kitchen. The gurudwara authorities also run a medical centre where free medical aid is provided to the poor.
During the birthdays of Guru Nanak, Guru Gobind Singh and Guru Arjan Dev, the place is filled with the aura of devotion. The celebration of these days are marked with prayers and distribution of gifts to the poor. The place in more simpler words can be described as a spiritual healing one.