Thursday, November 23, 2017
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Guru Nanak Gurdwara, Arizona

The Gurdwara was founding in 1970 under the direction of Siri Sahib Harbhajan Singh Khalsa Yogiji, Religious celebrations include daily morning Kirtan Diwan. All Gurpurbs are celebrated as a tradition of Rensubhais, Akhand Paths, Jaloos. Community services include regular weekly Dharmik education classes for children . There is a Khalsa school, and educational centre. In addition a daily Langar programme, and a spiritual retreat centre serve Guru Nanak's holy name in the development of discipline of Sikh lifestyle. There are about 2000 members of the Sikh community in the area.

Location: 2302, North 9th Street, Phoenix, AZ 85006 (USA). will strive to be most comprehensive directory of Historical Gurudwaras and Non Historical Gurudwaras around the world.

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