Gurdwara

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A gurdwara (meaning "door to the guru") is a place of assembly and worship for Sikhs.wikipedia
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Sikhs

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A gurdwara (meaning "door to the guru") is a place of assembly and worship for Sikhs.
The later part of British colonial rule saw the emergence of the Akali movement to bring reform in the gurdwaras during the early 1920s.

Amritsar

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The most well-known gurdwaras are in the Darbar Sahib complex in Amritsar, Punjab including Darbar Sahib, the spiritual center of the Sikhs and Akal Takht, the political center of the Sikhs.
Amritsar is home to Harmandir Sahib, popularly known as "the Golden Temple," one of Sikhism's most spiritually significant and most-visited gurudwaras.

Langar (Sikhism)

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All gurdwaras have a langar hall, where people can eat free vegetarian food served by volunteers at the gurdwara.
Langar (kitchen), is the term used in Sikhism for the community kitchen in a Gurdwara where a free meal is served to all the visitors, without distinction of religion, caste, gender, economic status or ethnicity.

Nishan Sahib

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A gurdwara can be identified from a distance by tall flagpoles bearing the Nishan Sahib, the Sikh flag.
The word, Nishan means symbol, and the flag is hoisted on a tall flagpole, outside most Gurdwaras.

Guru Granth Sahib

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Each gurdwara has a Darbar Sahib where the current and everlasting guru of the Sikhs, the scripture Guru Granth Sahib, is placed on a takhat (an elevated throne) in a prominent central position.
It is installed in a Sikh gurudwara (place where sikhs go to worship); all Sikhs bow or prostrate before it on entering such a gurudwara.

Akali movement

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The Gurdwara Reform Movement of the 1920s resulted in Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee taking control of these gurdwaras.
The Akali movement, also called the Gurdwara Reform Movement, was a campaign to bring reform in the gurdwaras (the Sikh places of worship) in India during the early 1920s.

Gurdwara Darbar Sahib Kartarpur

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Gurdwara Darbar Sahib Kartarpur, also called Kartarpur Sahib, is a gurdwara in Kartarpur, located in Shakargarh, Narowal District, in the Punjab province of Pakistan.

Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee

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The Gurdwara Reform Movement of the 1920s resulted in Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee taking control of these gurdwaras.
The Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (or SGPC) is an organization in India responsible for the management of gurdwaras, Sikh places of worship in three states of Punjab, Haryana, and Himachal Pradesh and union territory of Chandigarh.

Darbar Sahib Hall

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Each gurdwara has a Darbar Sahib where the current and everlasting guru of the Sikhs, the scripture Guru Granth Sahib, is placed on a takhat (an elevated throne) in a prominent central position.
Darbar Sahib refers to the main hall within a Sikh gurdwara.

Gurdwara Janam Asthan

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Gurdwara Janam Asthan (Punjabi and undefined), also referred to as Gurdwara Nankana Sahib, is a highly revered gurdwara that was built at the site where the founder of Sikhism, Guru Nanak, was believed to be born.

Tarn Taran Sahib

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The city has many historical gurdwaras which include: Darbar Sahib Sri Guru Arjan Dev Ji, Gurdwara Guru Ka Khuh (Gurdwara of the Guru's Well), Gurdwara Bibi Bhani Da Khuh, Gurdwara Takkar Sahib, Gurdwara Lakeer Sahib, Gurudwara Baba Garja Singh Baba Bota Singh, Gurdwara Jhulna Mahal, and Lalpur(Tapeana Sahib).

Gurudwara Paonta Sahib

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Gurudwara Paonta Sahib, is a noted Gurudwara in Paonta Sahib, District of Sirmour, Himachal Pradesh.

Panj Takht

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There are five Takhts and these Takhts are five gurudwaras which have a very special significance for the Sikh community.

Takht Sri Patna Sahib

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Takht Sri Patna Sahib also known as Harmandir Sahib, is a Gurdwara in the neighbourhood of Patna Sahib, India.

Punjab, India

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The most well-known gurdwaras are in the Darbar Sahib complex in Amritsar, Punjab including Darbar Sahib, the spiritual center of the Sikhs and Akal Takht, the political center of the Sikhs.
At least one Sikh Gurdwara can be found in almost every village in the state, as well as in the towns and cities (in various architectural styles and sizes).

Place of worship

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A gurdwara (meaning "door to the guru") is a place of assembly and worship for Sikhs.
*Gurdwara – Sikhism

Sikhism

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Many gurdwaras also have other facilities for Sikhs to learn more about their religion, such as libraries, complexes for courses in Gurmukhi, Sikhism and Sikh scriptures, meeting rooms, and room-and-board accommodation for those who need it.
Some Sikh sects outside the Punjab-region of India, such as those found in Maharashtra and Bihar, practice Aarti with lamps during bhakti in a Sikh Gurdwara.

Kartarpur, India

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Gurudwaras include:

Sikh Rehat Maryada

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The Sikh Rehat Maryada addresses key issues such as the definition of a Sikh, personal and communal obligations such as meditation and volunteer service, rules for gurdwara services to include appropriate music and festivals, and the conduct of assorted Sikh ceremonies.

Udasi

Udasi Akhara
By the early 20th century, a number of Sikh gurdwaras in British India were under the control of the Udasi mahants (clergymen).
There is an Udasi gurudwara (temple) in Amritsar, near the Harimandir Sahib (Golden Temple).

Hazur Sahib

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The gurudwara within the complex is known as Sach-Khand (Realm of Truth).

Godavari River

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Golden Temple

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The most well-known gurdwaras are in the Darbar Sahib complex in Amritsar, Punjab including Darbar Sahib, the spiritual center of the Sikhs and Akal Takht, the political center of the Sikhs.
The Golden Temple, also known as Harmandir Sahib, meaning "abode of God" or Darbār Sahib, meaning "exalted court", is a Gurdwara located in the city of Amritsar, Punjab, India.

Anand Karaj

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Other ceremonies performed there include the Sikh marriage ceremony, Anand Karaj; some of the rites of the death ceremony, Antam Sanskar; and most of the important Sikh Festivals.
In a recent verdict of the Sri Akal Takht Sahib, i.e. a, Anand Karaj can only take place in a Gurdwara (temple).

Nanded

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In about 1835, Maharaja Ranjit Singh commissioned the construction of a gurdwara at Nanded.