Manikaran Gurudwara is a popular Sikh Pilgrimage located near Manali. According to sikhs, during third Udasi, Guru Nanak Dev ji came to this place in 15 Asu 1574 Bikrami with his disciples Bhai Bala & Bhai Mardana. It commemorates the same visit of Guru. The Janam Sakhi or the ‘Autobiography of Bhai Mardana’ mentions the various miracles did by the Guru at this place. Manikaran Gurudwara, built in the mountains, provides some extraordinary sights. It is built at the place where the first Guru, Guru Nanak, meditated during his journey around India.
There is a hot spring which is used to cook some of the food for the Langar. One can enjoy a dip in the hot waters from the springs. There are altogether three baths, one of which is located under the Gurudwara itself. It is believed that by taking bath here and by drinking water of this place, people go to heaven. Manikaran hot spring is said to have Uranium and other radioactive minerals.