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Gurudwaras in Tanzania

Gurdwara Sri Guru Singh Sabha,
P.O.Box 90,
Kisrave Street,
Phone: (051) 22965

Gurdwara Bazar Arusha
P.O. Box 20
East Africa
Telephone: 255 27 2502550

To preach the Sikh faith, the Parkash of Guru Granth Sahibji was performed at Sardar Gopal Singhji's residence. In 1929, The Sikh Community in Arusha leased a plot of size 100ft x 50ft and erected a small building which was named Gurdwara Bazaar Arusha. On 22/11/1961 the foundation stone was laid by Sardar Milkha Singh Bassan. By the efforts of the Arusha Sangat the Building was completed within one year. The opening ceremony of the New Sikh Temple Building was performed on 11/11/1962 on Sri Guru Nanak Devji's Birthday. will strive to be most comprehensive directory of Historical Gurudwaras and Non Historical Gurudwaras around the world.

The etymology of the term 'gurdwara' is from the words 'Gur (ਗੁਰ)' (a reference to the Sikh Gurus) and 'Dwara (ਦੁਆਰਾ)' (gateway in Gurmukhi), together meaning 'the gateway through which the Guru could be reached'. Thereafter, all Sikh places of worship came to be known as gurdwaras. brings to you a unique and comprehensive approach to explore and experience the word of God. It has the Sri Guru Granth Sahib Ji, Amrit Kirtan Gutka, Bhai Gurdaas Vaaran, Sri Dasam Granth Sahib and Kabit Bhai Gurdas . You can explore these scriptures page by page, by chapter index or search for a keyword. The Reference section includes Mahankosh, Guru Granth Kosh,and exegesis like Faridkot Teeka, Guru Granth Darpan and lot more.
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