Religious Places

Radha Swami Satsang Ghar (Sikander Pur)

Though, the Main Dear is located at Byas (District Amritsar, Punjab), yet there is a vast Satsang Ghar at village Sikanderpur, at a distance of 5 KMs towards East from Sirsa city where a large Satsang is held every year in the month of March-April. Peoples from all disciplines of life visit here to attend the occasion. A local Satsang Ghar is also situated in Sirsa City.

Ram Dev Mandir, Kagdana (Tehsil Sirsa)

A Saint of Rajasthan and the bagar, is worshipped in the district. Though there are many temples of Ram Dev, but the one at Kagdana in Sirsa Tehsil is the biggest. A large number of devotee pay their obeisance in the temple. A fair attended by large number is held on Magh-Saudi-10 (Jan-Feb).

Baba Ramdev Ji

Ramdev Ji is said to belong to Tanwar Rajput clan hailing from Runicha in Bikaner district of Rajasthan. The people who immigrated from Rajasthan especially rever Ramdevji. He is believed to be an incarnation of Lord Krishna in Rajasthan. His devotees visit Runicha to pay homage to the deity. His male devotees are known as Kamads and females are called Terah Taalis and they sing songs in praise of Ramdevji. The important temples dedicated to him are at Sirsa, Dabwali, Kagdana, Ludesar, Ellenabad, Rampura (Bagrian) and Kuranganwali.

Dera Jiwan Nagar (Tehsil Sirsa)

Loacated 30 KMs west of Sirsa, it is an important centre of Namdhari sect. Earlier known as chichal,the village was named Jiwan Nagar after Jeewan Kaur mother of late Partap Singh, a Namdhari Saint. A large number of followers of Namdhari Sect came from Shekhupura, Sialkot and Gujranwala Districts after the participation and settled here.

The Dera is running a Guru Hari Singh Vidyala and Cow Breeding Centre. A hola festival is held on Chet Badi 1 (March-April), which is attended by a large number of followers of Namdhari Sect. An interesting feature of the fair is that simple marriages costing just Rs 11 are solemnised.

Hanuman Temple (Ram Nagria)

The Temple is situated at a distance of 2 KMs in the West of the City. Peoples from all walks of life visit this temple on every Tuesday with a great faith.

Gurudwara Guru Gobind Singh, Chormar Khera (Tehsil Dabwali)

Located 36 KMs from Sirsa on Delhi-Fazklika National Highway, the Gurudwara is said to be associated with Guru Gobind Singh, who stayed here for a night. It is spread over an area of 8 Acres and has tank with seperate enclosure for ladies. There is a small Museum and Library. The Gurudwara is held in high esteem.

Dera Baba Sarsai Nath

Located outside Hisar Gate, the construction of the temple is assigned to the 13th Century. It was built by Sarsai Nath, a Saint of Nath sect, followers of Shiva who is said to have meditated here. It is held in high Esteem by the people of the area. An inscription of Bhoja, the Pratihara Ruler was found at Sirsa. It records that Nilkantha, a Saint of Pashupati sect constructed a temple of Yogisvara (Shiva) made of burnt bricks and thick slabs of stones with a golden Shikhra. Though no remains of this temple has been found, yet it indicates that Saivism and Pashupati Sect flourished at Sirsa during the 8th and 9th Centuries.Mughal Emperor ShahJahan visited the Dera Baba Sarsai Nath for blessings for his ailing son. The empror built a dome and donated land to the temple. A document in Arabic, in possession of Dera authorities testify ShahJahan’s visit to the temple. The Dera has the temples of Shiva and Durga.

Saint Baba Bihari Samadhi

The Samidhi is situated in the Western part of Sirsa city in a beautiful Vatika and Temple where a Bhandra is held every year on 1st January.

Dera Sufi Saint Baba Bhuman

Deras of famous Sufi Saint belonging especially to Kamboj, are situated in the villages Mangala, Sangar Saristha and Mallewala. A Fair is held every year on the ocassion of Sakranti.

Tomb of Khawaja Pir

The Tomb is said to have been built in the 13th century, in the memory of Khawaja Abdul Shankar. He was one of those who accompanied Muhammed Ghuri to India and resided here. A Mosque was built adjoining the Tomb later during the 16th century. However, no remains of Tomb or Mosque are there. Guru Nanak Dev is said to have stayed here for 40 days at the Tomb alongwith his disciples Bala and Madana.

Jama Masjid

Located in the tows, it was built towards the close of the 19th century. It has two high Minarets which overlooked the town.