Hemkund Sahib is located at a heght of near about 4632m in the Chamoli District of Garhwal region of the Uttarakhand state, Hemkund Sahib was the place where King Pandu accomplished Yoga in their own time. As per the record the early name of this place was Lokpal but now it is famous by the name of Bhyundar Village, at this place Lakshaman, who was the younger brother of Lord Rama meditated same place. And the tenth guru of the Sikhs also chose ths place for the meditation he was famous by the name of the Guru Gobind Singh. With the god grace he recived the order to be born as the human being.
At this time all the sikh pilgrimage site scheme of the Major Harkirat Singh. He consults to the Architect Siali Luddu for the design of the shrine. The all construction work get started in the mid of the 1960s by the architect Siali paying he came once in a year to Hemkund Sahib to watch the work or the design of the complex.
History of Hemkund Yatra:
According to the history the actual Hemkund or Hemkunt Yatra started, that the couple of GurSikhs (famous by the true Sikhs) famous as Sant Sohan Singh Tihri wale, Hawaldar Modan Singh, Bhai Vir Singh who was enthused by the sacred work of Guru Gobind Singh determined to look for the purpose talk about in the Granth (Holy Book).
In 1933-34, these mighty men were able to reach Hemkund and by 1936, the Sikhs got the Hemkund Sahib Gurudwara constructed. Hence, one can say that the official Yatras to Hemkund began from 1937. Hemkund Sahib Gurudwara is situatated at the hgh reaches of the Garhwal Himalayas. In the summer season every year thousands of pilgrims came for the yatra of the Hemkund Sahib. It remain closed near about six months in a year because of the location and the extreme weather of this place. In the summer season only t opens for the pilgrims.
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