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United Sikhs in Service of America

United Sikhs in Service of America - USSA – - “USSA aspires to empower and invigorate disadvantaged communities through the creation of educational and developmental programs, enabling them to become full participants in the political, social, and economic spheres of American society. Our goal is to facilitate the transformation of underprivileged children, men, and women into informed and progressive citizens, who collectively strive towards the advancement of their community while building bridges across cultures. USSA has designed series of programs to serve underprivileged adults, families and children of all ages. These programs have many goals, including the promotion of good parenting skills, the prevention of child abuse and neglect, the promotion of education to combat social ills such as domestic violence and alcoholism.” 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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