Browsing: Sikh Gurdwara

A gurdwara meaning the gateway to the guru, is the place of worship for Sikhs;however, people of all faiths are welcomed in the Sikh Gurdwara. The gurdwara has a Darbar Sahib where the Guru Granth Sahib is seen and a Langar where people can eat free food served by the Sikh community. A gurdwara may also have a library, nursery, and classroom. A gurdwara can be identified from a distance by tall flagpoles bearing the Nishan Sahib, the Sikh flag.

Shri Anandpur Sahib

Anandpur Sahib (the holy City of Bliss) is one of the holiest places of the Sikhs, second only to Amritsar. Located about 95kms north-west of Chandigarh.

Akal Takht of Amritsar

The first and the most important one was established by Guru Hargobind, the sixth Sikh Guru in 1609. It is called ‘Akal Takht’ (the Throne of the Timeless God or Eternal Throne).

Central Sikh Museum Golden Temple Amritsar

Central Sikh Museum is located in the vicinity of the great Golden Temple of Amritsar. As the name suggests, it holds amazing collections of paintings, scripts and historic belongings.