Sikhism Pilgrimage :
The world is a home to various religions, which are strictly followed by its devotees. There are various types of religions like Hinduism, Christianity, Islam, Sikhism and many more. Talking about Sikhism, it is the 5th largest religion in the whole world. Sikhism
was founded by Guru Nanak Dev and is based on the teachings of Guru Nanak Dev and the nine other gurus. The term Sikhism sprang up from the word Sikh, which further came from the Sanskrit term Sisya i.e. a disciple. People following the religion of Sikhism are known as Sikh. There are around 23 million Sikhs all over the world. Sikh visits the Gurudwaras, which are a place of worship for the Sikh people.
There are various gurudwaras all over the world, each of them having their own importance. Sikh Punjabi and other pilgrims from far off places visit such Gurudwaras so as attain the peace of mind as well as soul. All these journeys overtaken by the Sikhs in order to visit the holy sites is termed as Sikhism pilgrimage. Various pilgrimages
are organized by Sikh people from time to time. All these Sikhism sacred places are undertaken in a certain part of the year. The Sikh pilgrimages may be performed through various means like vehicles, horses or even walking.
Sikh Prayer :
The Ardas is usually always done standing up with folded hands. The beginning of the Ardas is strictly set by the tenth Sikh Guru, Guru Gobind Singh. When it comes to conclusion of this prayer, the devotee uses word like "Waheguru please bless me in the task that I am about to undertake" when starting a new task or "Akal Purakh, having completed the hymn-singing, we ask for your continued blessings so that we can continue with your memory and remember you at all times", etc.
Sikh Pilgrimage Places:
Temple (Har Mandir Sahib)
The Golden Temple or Darbar Sahib, situated in Amritsar, Punjab, is
the most sacred temple for Sikhs...
Anandpur Sahib-the holy City of Bliss-is one of the most important
sacred places of the Sikhs and...
The high altitude Lokpal lake, known as Hemkund ( 4329 mts.) lies
in heavenly environs...
This shrine consecrates the memory of an earlier visit of Guru
Gobind Singh to the place...
The Sikhs consider the city of Patna as particularly holy, as the
tenth guru of the Sikhs was born here...
Gobind Singh's home for over four years and it was here that he
wrote the 'Dasam Granth'...
Scared site of Sikh where Guru Govind Singh came along with his
Five 'Piaras' ...