Places of Worship in Jamshedpur
People in Jamshedpur are used to living in harmony, though they come from different places, backgrounds, religions and castes. All the festivals are celebrated with great enthusiasm. People regularly visit temples, Gurudwara and Churches. Their true religion actually lies in serving those in need by giving them education, shelter and clothing. The good news is that most of these religious centres today have aligned their services to reaching out to poor people and giving grants for their treatment in a hospital or for their education. They have come out from the confines of religiosity and shaken hands with spirituality. A lot of social service, health camps, distribution of food and clothing is performed by these religious houses.
Religious Places in Jamshedpur:
Bistupur Gurudwara Sahib:
The Bistupur Gurudwara Sahib is a holy place of worship for the Sikhs. They offer prayers to Guru Granth Sahib.''Langar'' is held on special occasions and on Sundays in which food is offered to everyone irrespective of caste or creed, rich or poor. Every one sits together and enjoys ''parshada'' along with other eatables. ''Real prayer lies in service to mankind'' is aptly lived while carrying out ''seva''.
There are Gurudwaras in various localities of Jamshedpur. The white colour of the Gurudwara imparts a celestial look to it. There is Bistupur Gurudwara Sahib, Telco Gurudwara, Sonari Gurudwara and Sakchi Gurudwara. Guru Hargobind introduced the word ''Gurdwara'', which means ''gateway through which the Guru can be reached''.
Gurudwara Central Samiti,
Phone: (0657) 2293430
Churches in Jamshedpur:
St. Mary's Church:This church is situated in Bistupur and is one of the oldest churches in Jamshedpur. The church bears a magnificent look and has beautifully decorated walls inside. Being centrally located, it is regularly visited by devotees throughout the year. The church reverberates with carols and serene music on Sundays when devotees gather together for mass.
Beldih Baptist Church:
This church was built in the year 1923. It celebrated its platinum jubilee in 1998. The spiritual ambiance and serenity of this church brings peace of mind. It is regularly visited by devotees, especially on Sundays for choir singing and prayers.The church has an impressive architecture. The wide Gothic arches look beautiful and the stained-glass windows too add color to the beauty of the Church.
Beldih Triangle, Jamshedpur H.O,
Jamshedpur - 831001
Mosques In Jamshedpur:The Sakchi Mosque (Jama Masjid) is one of the largest mosques in Jamshedpur. The mosque looks magnificent with the white building looking serene. It is a multi-domed structure with minarets which seem to welcome devotees for prayer. It boasts of a multi-domed structure and sky kissing minarets. The white stone building looks stunning and fills one with awe and wonder. The entire masjid reverberates with spiritual energy during prayers. There is another mosque in Dhatkidih area which is thronged by Muslims for offering prayers.
Edarah madinatuolum is an educational institution founded by Prof S.H.Usmani. It is a complex with a mosque, a madersah and an Urdu medium school. There is an English medium school also and this complex serves the interests of the entire locality.They receive guidance on various Islamic , political and social activities. Edarah madinatuolum is 4.3 kms. from Jamshedpur. About 7 kms. from Jamshedpur lies the Telco Masjid - Telco Idgah - Millat Hall which are a crowning glory for the Muslims.
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