Can non Sikhs go to the gurdwara?

Can non Sikhs go to the gurdwara?

Most Sikhs go to the Gurdwara on Gurpurbs, the festivals honouring the Gurus. Anyone, of any faith, can visit a Gurdwara and will be made welcome.

How does a non Sikh greet a Sikh?

“Sat Shri Akaal” is used by Sikhs throughout the world when greeting other Sikhs, regardless of their native language.

Can a Hindu wear a turban?

Wearing turbans is common among Sikhs, including women. It is also worn by Hindu monks. The headgear also serves as a religious observance, including among Shia Muslims, who regard turban-wearing as Sunnah mu’akkadah (confirmed tradition).

What is not allowed in Sikhism?

The Sikh religion forbids the use of alcohol and other intoxicants. Sikhs are also not allowed eat meat – the principle is to keep the body pure. All gurdwaras are supposed to follow the Sikh code, known as the Akal Takht Sandesh, which comes from the highest Sikh authority in India.

Can you kiss in a gurdwara?

“Everyone is seated on the ground for the entirety of the ceremony, so you want to be comfortable and be prepared to sit for a long time.” It’s also helpful to bring a scarf or head covering, as it’s required to cover your head inside the gurdwara (temple). Will the couple kiss? “No.

Can we wear jeans in Gurudwara?

Yes of course you can. There isn’t any restriction on that. Only thing is; you need to cover you head with some piece of cloth either handerchief or dupatta etc.

How do you address a Sikh woman?

The Sikh females are shy and reserve in the company of the males. The greeting is done with the folding hands within the culture. The more common address is Sat Sri Akal, unless family is initiated with Amrit and address Waheguru ji ka Khalsa!

Is love marriage allowed in Sikhism?

Arranged marriage is very much the norm in Sikhism. Dating is discouraged and premarital relations are forbidden by the Sikh code of conduct. Romance between couples is something which takes place after the Anand Karaj (wedding) and occurs behind closed doors.

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