Pilgrimage is important in some faith traditions but is not a religious requirement for Sikhs. Instead, the Gurus emphasised remembering God - as an inner pilgrimage.
What is a pilgrimage?
A journey of spiritual importance
A rite of passage
The place which marks the birth of the religion's founder
Why is pilgrimage not important for some Sikhs?
Sikhs should focus only on the worship of God
Sikhs should focus on the worship of God and the service of others
Sikhs should focus on their careers and family
What is the Sikh name for the Golden Temple?
The Golden Gurdwara
The Holy Temple
When was it originally completed?
Who rebuilt and covered the temple in gold?
Maharaja Ranjit Singh
Maharaja Dalip Singh
Guru Gobind Singh
What did the Golden Temple house?
A statue of God
How many doorways are there to the Golden Temple?
What do the entrances symbolise?
A compass pointing in every direction
Equality and openness
The centre of the world
Who can visit the Harmandir Sahib?
What will every visitor receive?
Langar - a free vegetarian meal