Religious Interest


Visiting a gurudwara

Indian school children dressed as Sikh holy men If you visit gurudwaras, places of worship for the Sikh community, make sure you cover your head: non-Sikh men usually tie a handkerchief over their heads, while women cover their heads with a dupatta or a cloth.

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Eat Langar

Sikh devotees at at a <i>langar</i> at the Golden Temple, Amritsar, October 15, 2010 Langar is the food served in a gurudwara. It is free of cost and very tasty. You must try it, and maybe even offer to serve food to others, as many people from the Sikh community do.

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  3. Wild West Pub

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A royal visit

Visit Patiala, an hour's drive from Chandigarh. It was the city of kings, so you can see the fort the old market called Qilla Bazaar.

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Langar is the food served in a gurudwara. It is free of cost and very tasty. You must try it, and maybe even offer to serve food to others, as many people from the Sikh community do.

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