The core principal of Sikh Dharam (Sikhi) is the “Mool Mantra” with which the “Guru Granth Sahib” begins. It states: There is Only One creator, who is always true, is the creator and doer of everything, is without fear (does not follow anyone’s order) is free from Enmity, is timeless and free from birth and death, is Self-existent, and is realized through Guru’s Grace.
- Naam Simran: To remember God’s Name, every breath of your life.
- Kirat: To earn your living honestly.
- Vand Chakna: To share your good fortunes with the needy. Service to Humanity.
Understanding Gurdwara, pronounced as ‘Gur-Dwa-raa’, holds a profound significance in Sikhism. Its literal meaning, ‘Guru’s Door’ or ‘through the Guru’, reflects the purpose of this sacred space – to serve as a portal for Sikhs to learn, grow, and seek blessings from the Guru (Guru Granth Sahib). Gurdwara is Widely recognized as Sikh Places of Worship in the Western world, Gurdwaras are a central hub for the community to come together and deepen their spiritual and moral practices.