What should we expect in a gurdwara?


Learning Objectives
Students should learn:
  • the behaviour expected from people who enter a gurdwara
  • how to develop attitudes of respect towards different beliefs and lifestyles
  • to appreciate stillness and silence in contrast to activity and noise
  • to think about the gurdwara as the guru’s door, a place which leads people towards truth or enlightenment


Learning Outcomes

  • identify how to behave appropriately in a gurdwara and understand why this is important
  • identify ways in which silence and reflection can play an important part in prayer life
  • produce a questionnaire or set of interview questions to be used on the visit