Explanation of the Sikh symbol, Khanda

The importance and meaning of the Khanda and Kalsa in Sikhism.

Origins of the Khalsa

An explanation of how Sikhism arose, including the story of sacrifice and brotherhood.

Sikh celebration and worship

An explanation of the Sikh festival Baisakhi, including a visit to a gurdwara.

Sikhs praying at home

How Sikhs can pray anywhere as long as they have a picture of a Guru.

The beginnings of Sikhism

A look at the origins of Sikhism and its teachings through the story of Guru Nanak.

The Five Ks

A Sikh explains the significance of each of the five Ks worn by members of the Khalsa.

The five Ks of Sikhism

The meaning and importance of the five Ks in Sikhism.

The gurdwara, 'gateway to the guru'

At the gurdwara, a couple seek help from Guru Granth Sahib to choose a name for their son.

The importance of Sikh traditions

The importance of Sikh traditions and how the Khalsa was formed.

The langar and 'seva'

The langar, or free food kitchen, is a community act of service, or 'seva', for Sikhs.