Gurudwara Sahib is located in the historic and cosmopolitan city of Manipal in Karnataka, just two hours drive from Mangalore City. The Landmark is prestigious University of Health Sciences and Engineering in India called Manipal University. Its constituent institutes include famous medical college in India Kasturba Medical college(KMC) and Manipal Institute of Technology (MIT).
Gurdwara Sahib in Manipal is managed by sikh sangat of Manipal in association Manipal University Sikh Student Association (MSSA) from the last 6 Years. The gurdwara (Sikh temple) is involved in the process of negotiating, maintaining and transmitting religious studies and as a center of meditation and prayers.
Student community had been organizing weekly kirtan in the lecture hall of Biochemistry building of Kasturba Medical College, Manipal till a building was taken on rent in the year 2006. Student community had been persistently projecting their demand to have Gurdwara Sahib at Manipal. Most parents of students belonging to the Sikh community have been making forceful please even to the extent of offering financial help. They approached officials of the University particularly those belonging to the Sikh community.