Essays Tagged: "Gurdwara"


dians of the Guru Granth Sahib (granthi), and any Sikh is free to read the Guru Granth Sahib in the Gurdwara (a Sikh temple) or in their home. All people of all religions are welcome to the Gurdwara. ... people of all religions are welcome to the Gurdwara. A free community kitchen can be found at every Gurdwara which serves meals to all people of all faiths. Guru Nanak first started this institution w ...

(4 pages) 57 1 3.0 Sep/2005

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith


birthday. The martyrdom of the tenth Guru's young sons.The main parts of the festivals:1. Decorate Gurdwaras with flowers, flags and lights2. People wearing a new or smart clothes and join together f ... art of the procession.6. Free sweets and langar are also offered to the general public outside some gurdwaras.How to commemorate Gurpurbs:1. People gather in the gurudwaras2. Sikhs scholars deliver le ...

(1 pages) 17 0 3.0 May/2006

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

Sikhism: Structures and Functions of the Gurdwara

gain a better understanding.For Sikhs, the Guru Granth Sahib is the living spirit of the Gurus. The Gurdwara is the home of the Guru Granth Sahib, and should be treated with respect. The Gurdwara is o ... .Hence Sikhs offer all their respect by taking off their shoes and humbly sitting cross-legged in a Gurdwara. In Eastern culture, taking off shoes and covering one's head whenever you present yourself ...

(12 pages) 39 0 4.5 Jul/2006

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

Bhagat Puran Singh: A legacy

m and ate, not bothering to offer him any food as well. Coincidentally, Bhai Sahib once stayed at a Gurdwara where he not only received food without working, but also got a place to sleep. Due to this ... hanks to the education provided. Pingalwara runs on donations from people around the world and many Gurdwara's hold funds for this foundation by doing things such as collecting clothing. Today, in Amr ...

(6 pages) 19 0 4.6 Dec/2006

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith


ir last Guru.The holy book is carried above their head and when it is not in use, it is put to rest.Gurdwara is their church/ temple in which they worship.Sikhs share a meal together to show their equ ... m meat (halal).No alcohol or intoxicants or gambling are allowed. They are only allowed one husband.Gurdwara means "Door to the guru".Before entering the Gurdwara they have to wash and take of shoes e ...

(3 pages) 29 3 1.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith


(19 pages) 1 0 0.0 Nov/2014

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy