Layout of the Gurdwara
All Sikh Gurdwara's have a Nishan Sahib, Darbar Sahib, a Langar Hall and a kitchen. In addition, Gurdwara Shaib Woolwich has two darbar sahib (a lower and an upper), a meeting room/Library, an office, a social area, granthi quarters, car park, a lower hall used for various functions and other miscellaneous rooms.
The Guru Granth Sahib Jee
The word Guru is the presiding presence in all Sikhs Gurdwara's.
ਗੁਰ ਗਿਆਨੁ ਪ੍ਰਚੰਡੁ ਬਲਾਇਆ ਅਗਿਆਨੁ ਅੰਧੇਰਾ ਜਾਇ ॥੨॥
Gur giaan parchand balaaiaa agiaan anadheraa jaai ||2||:
"The Gur has lit the Brilliant Light of Spiritual Wisdom, and the darkness of ignorance has been dispelled ||2||" (sggs 29)
Read more here: The Guru
Read more here: The Temple within
The Nishan Sahib
Raised and flown at a prominent postion, the Nishan Sahib makes all Sikh Gurdwara's easily identifiable. The word 'Nishan' means flag, insignia, or a banner.
Read More here: Nishan
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