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Sikh Temple Sacramento, Sacramento, USA

Sikh Temple Sacramento, Sacramento, USA

The Sikh Temple of Sacramento at 2301 Evergreen Avenue is a place of worship for the majority of the Sikh population residing in the Greater Sacramento area.

The Sikh Temple of Sacramento (commonly known as Gurdwara or "gateway to the guru") was inaugurated in July 1983 in a building located on a two-acre site, and remodeled to accommodate the needs of the Sikh community.

The opening ceremony of the new prayer hall was held on July 27, 1997 on an additional three-acre site. The larger hall was required to perform religious services for the expanded congregation. The new prayer hall consists of 15,000 square feet of first floor area, and 5000 square feet of second floor. The roof is adorned with four large size and thirty-six small size traditional domes. In the adjoining building, there are two kitchens and a dining hall.

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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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