A prayer service consists of reading of the verses from the Guru Granth Sahib Ji (Sikh Holy Book – considered the 11th Guru) by the Granthis (ceremonial readers of the Holy Book), followed by Kirtan (Singing of the Hymns) & Langar (Community Kitchen).
Evenings | 6:30 p.m.
Sunday | 10 a.m onwards.
Information & FAQ’s
What is a Gurdwara?
A Gurdwara is a Sikh House of Worship. It is the key institution for the Sikh Community where congregations take place but community and civic matters are also discussed.
Who can enter the Gurdwara?
Everyone. All persons are welcome and equal in the Gurdwara.
What is the proper etiquette when visiting the Gurdwara?
All visiters must remove their shoes and cover their heads with as a sign of respect. If you do not have a kerchief or a scarf, a head-covering is usually found near the entrance to the Prayer Hall.
Voluntary donations can also be placed in the box in front of the Guru Granth Sahib (Sikh Scriptures). Non-sikhs are not compelled to bow or offer a donation and may discreetly enter and join the congregation.
What is at the center of the Prayer Hall?
Guru Granth Sahib is placed at the center of the Prayer Hall. Guru Granth is revered as the Living Word of God and accorded the respect of a Monarch. Guru Granth Sahib is placed on a raised platform under a canopy. A chaur/whish is also waived as a sign of respect and royalty. All Sikhs enter and bow to Guru Granth Sahib in order to show their acceptance and submission to the message of the Gurus.
What to expect in a prayer service?
As there is no clergy in the Sikh Faith, any initiated Sikh person can lead the congregation. Ceremonial Readers of the Guru Granth Sahib (called Granthis) or Hymn Singers (called Ragis) recite verses (Hymns). After the prayer service, everyone proceeds to have a vegetarian meal in the Langar Hall (community kitchen).
How can I donate?
If you visiting the Gurdwara, please donate in the Prayer Hall. You can also make a donation thru the Treasurer (in the Prayer Hall). We also accept donations online. Please see the link on the top right corner of the website.